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by no_name
Thu Jul 05, 2012 10:17 pm
Forum: Investing - Theory, News & General
Topic: VGPMX or VGENX
Replies: 4
Views: 1001

VGPMX or VGENX

hi,

if you have core funds in your AA, which fund is more diversified and less correlated to the overall market?

VG Precious Metals & Mining or VG Energy fund
by no_name
Tue Jul 03, 2012 4:13 pm
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: 2012 Honda civic, loss of steering wheel, always rolls back
Replies: 29
Views: 4853

Re: 2012 Honda civic, loss of steering wheel, always rolls b

From the video it appears your engine is not running. The tachometer is showing 0. Why would you expect the car to go in reverse when the engine isn't running? If you put a car in gear with no throttle doesn't it just roll in the direction of the incline? The first video was a parking lot. there wa...
by no_name
Tue Jul 03, 2012 3:49 pm
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: 2012 Honda civic, loss of steering wheel, always rolls back
Replies: 29
Views: 4853

Re: 2012 Honda civic, loss of steering wheel, always rolls b

vehicle was on...sigh.

Can anybody offer an explanation? Is this normal?
by no_name
Mon Jul 02, 2012 3:40 pm
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: 2012 Honda civic, loss of steering wheel, always rolls back
Replies: 29
Views: 4853

Re: 2012 Honda civic, loss of steering wheel, always rolls b

hicabob wrote:call the dealer since the car is under full warranty and tell them the car is not functional and they should come fix it.
I tried and tried. Their lines is always busy. Cannot get any answers. They didn't offer any solution.
by no_name
Mon Jul 02, 2012 3:31 pm
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: 2012 Honda civic, loss of steering wheel, always rolls back
Replies: 29
Views: 4853

2012 Honda civic, loss of steering wheel, always rolls back

Hi, I normally do not post, however, I am in dire need. My parents bought 2 cars in May 30. Both are 2012 Honda civic LX. My parents are on a road trip with the other car. Today, I drove my 2012 Honda civic to school and back, it worked fine. It sat in the garage. Afternoon, I backed out on the driv...
by no_name
Sat Jun 30, 2012 9:54 pm
Forum: Investing - Theory, News & General
Topic: Aggressive Bogleheads Portfolio
Replies: 51
Views: 5462

Re: Aggressive Bogleheads Portfolio

Trev H wrote:Here you go..

20% Large Cap Index
20% Small Value Index
20% FTSE X-US Large
20% FTSE X-US Small
10% IT Treasurey
10% TIPS

Rebalance annually...

Trev H
welcome back!
by no_name
Fri Mar 16, 2012 11:20 pm
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: What are some profitable careers?
Replies: 140
Views: 11867

Re: What are some profitable careers?

fundtalker123 wrote:Founding CEO of microsoft
Even better, founding CEO of Apple.
by no_name
Fri Mar 16, 2012 11:13 pm
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: What are some profitable careers?
Replies: 140
Views: 11867

What are some profitable careers?

For someone who is a boglehead and in college. He is in jr. college and taking rigorous math, science, and foreign language classes. He plans to transfer to a 4 year university and do ROTC.

I would like you to share your expertise.

Thanks in advance.
by no_name
Sat Mar 10, 2012 8:15 pm
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: iphone 4 + vanguard = crash
Replies: 4
Views: 736

Re: iphone 4 + vanguard = crash

Mel Lindauer wrote:
no_name wrote:I log in using iphone 4, but then, it crashes. It keeps crashing. why?
Are you using the Vanguard Mobile edition or are you trying to use the browser?
Regular browser: safari.
by no_name
Sat Mar 10, 2012 5:31 pm
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: iphone 4 + vanguard = crash
Replies: 4
Views: 736

iphone 4 + vanguard = crash

I log in using iphone 4, but then, it crashes. It keeps crashing. why?
by no_name
Tue Mar 06, 2012 11:59 pm
Forum: Investing - Help with Personal Investments
Topic: 100% Stocks Anyone?
Replies: 46
Views: 4144

Re: 100% Stocks Anyone?

100% in my early 20's.

No need to brag.
by no_name
Thu Feb 09, 2012 6:56 pm
Forum: Personal Finance (Not Investing)
Topic: How Fortunate are You?
Replies: 27
Views: 3115

Re: How Fortunate are You?

i agree. im 20 and was fortunate to invest when i was a teen. even though i am an average human being with nothing going for me, peserverance led the way. i know there are many well off folks who should be thankful, it isn't just me who should only be thankful. i am a poor college student. excuse my...
by no_name
Sun Feb 05, 2012 10:17 pm
Forum: Investing - Theory, News & General
Topic: Which bank do you use?
Replies: 71
Views: 10679

Re: Which bank do you use?

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by no_name
Thu Feb 02, 2012 10:28 pm
Forum: Personal Finance (Not Investing)
Topic: Is this a Vanguard myth?
Replies: 4
Views: 1740

Is this a Vanguard myth?

I heard somewhere that if you are invested with Vanguard for over 20 years, you get bumped up a status?

Please say, and we can make this thread dead. ty
by no_name
Thu Feb 02, 2012 4:12 pm
Forum: Personal Finance (Not Investing)
Topic: how often do u write checks?
Replies: 79
Views: 5212

how often do u write checks?

is it dead? ......
by no_name
Sun Jan 29, 2012 10:14 pm
Forum: Investing - Theory, News & General
Topic: POLL: How many funds do you hold?
Replies: 49
Views: 4579

Re: POLL: How many funds do you hold?

currently have 5 and those are all equity. at the end of my journey or if i die, i hope to have 6 or 7--thats it. TiPs and total bond market.


peace
by no_name
Tue Jan 24, 2012 9:49 am
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: Kung Hei Fat Choi!
Replies: 26
Views: 2325

Re: Kung Hei Fat Choi!

wo renshi nimen, wo hen kuaile! nimen yingai chi shoumian. zaijian
by no_name
Tue Jan 24, 2012 9:47 am
Forum: Forum Issues and Administration
Topic: Do you like creating polls
Replies: 20
Views: 1565

Re: Do you like creating polls

you do have to admit: people like answering my questions. you dont need to be the green grinch.
by no_name
Tue Jan 24, 2012 9:42 am
Forum: Forum Issues and Administration
Topic: Do you like answering polls
Replies: 36
Views: 2429

Re: Do you like answering polls

empb wrote:Not as much as jumpin likes making them.
My risk tolerance is higher than yours.
by no_name
Tue Jan 24, 2012 9:35 am
Forum: Personal Finance (Not Investing)
Topic: how much to give to my sister's wedding?
Replies: 30
Views: 6322

how much to give to my sister's wedding?

My sister is only 22 and getting married this june. She has a baby coming. How much do I give?

[Unnecessary rude remark removed by Mod]
by no_name
Mon Jan 23, 2012 11:56 pm
Forum: Forum Issues and Administration
Topic: Do you like creating polls
Replies: 20
Views: 1565

Re: Do you like creating polls

I suggest that the forum mods create a new policy that will limit an user'a ability to initiate a new poll to "once per calendar year." Thank you for yur consideration. +1. These polls on personal hygiene, showers and wearing glasses do not seem relevant to personal finance, and really drag down th...
by no_name
Mon Jan 23, 2012 11:50 pm
Forum: Forum Issues and Administration
Topic: Do you like creating polls
Replies: 20
Views: 1565

Re: Do you like creating polls

I suggest that the forum mods create a new policy that will limit an user'a ability to initiate a new poll to "once per calendar year." Thank you for yur consideration. +1. These polls on personal hygiene, showers and wearing glasses do not seem relevant to personal finance, and really drag down th...
by no_name
Sun Jan 22, 2012 10:15 pm
Forum: Forum Issues and Administration
Topic: Do you like creating polls
Replies: 20
Views: 1565

Re: Do you like creating polls

sscritic wrote:
jumpin wrote:
sscritic wrote:look & see
I know right?
I was waiting for jumpin to jump in.
LOL. Happy new year! :sharebeer
by no_name
Sun Jan 22, 2012 10:11 pm
Forum: Forum Issues and Administration
Topic: Do you like creating polls
Replies: 20
Views: 1565

Re: Do you like creating polls

sscritic wrote:look & see
I know right?
by no_name
Sun Jan 22, 2012 9:34 pm
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: Do you wear glasses
Replies: 31
Views: 2959

Do you wear glasses

look & see
by no_name
Sun Jan 22, 2012 9:33 pm
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: Do you take showers or baths
Replies: 15
Views: 2038

Do you take showers or baths

look & see
by no_name
Sun Jan 22, 2012 8:14 pm
Forum: Personal Finance (Not Investing)
Topic: How many are you are paying monthly bank fees
Replies: 75
Views: 4941

Re: How many are you are paying monthly bank fees

I had an account I really liked at Wachovia: 1) free safety deposit box 2) free checks 3) 2 free non-wachovia atm withdrawals per monthly cycle 4) Low minimum deposit (maybe $10k) then the evil empire of wells fargo came in. the fee onslaught began. I don't know what happened in your case, but when...
by no_name
Sun Jan 22, 2012 6:06 pm
Forum: Personal Finance (Not Investing)
Topic: Advice for kids finding a suitable match
Replies: 111
Views: 8245

Re: Advice for kids finding a suitable match

Ask her if she is single. :wink:
by no_name
Sat Jan 21, 2012 10:33 pm
Forum: Personal Finance (Not Investing)
Topic: How many are you are paying monthly bank fees
Replies: 75
Views: 4941

Re: How many are you are paying monthly bank fees

natureexplorer wrote:Are you crazy? Bank account have to be free. Just like cell phones.
Bank account should be free, but not cell phones. Banks make money off your account and charge you for it. How do you like them apples?
by no_name
Sat Jan 21, 2012 7:17 pm
Forum: Personal Finance (Not Investing)
Topic: USAA check deposit at UPS ... anyone use it?
Replies: 17
Views: 5666

Re: USAA check deposit at UPS ... anyone use it?

Does anyone have problems using their USAA debit master card????? :confused
by no_name
Sat Jan 21, 2012 6:29 pm
Forum: Personal Finance (Not Investing)
Topic: How many are you are paying monthly bank fees
Replies: 75
Views: 4941

Re: How many are you are paying monthly bank fees

I opened us USAA account.

My only concern:
1) Do you have problems using your debit master card?
by no_name
Sat Jan 21, 2012 4:36 pm
Forum: Personal Finance (Not Investing)
Topic: How many are you are paying monthly bank fees
Replies: 75
Views: 4941

Re: How many are you are paying monthly bank fees

They are charging me money so, they can use my money to give out loans to make themselves money. Greedy *****
by no_name
Fri Jan 20, 2012 11:35 pm
Forum: Personal Finance (Not Investing)
Topic: How many are you are paying monthly bank fees
Replies: 75
Views: 4941

How many are you are paying monthly bank fees

I'm paying $2.95/mo. starting this year. :x
by no_name
Fri Jan 20, 2012 12:13 am
Forum: Investing - Theory, News & General
Topic: What is risk? Define risk in your own words?
Replies: 52
Views: 4826

What is risk? Define risk in your own words?

Why do people take risk in life?
Do consider trying out new hobbies as "risk."
Do you agree that Steve Jobs defines risk as living as if it was your last day.
What is reasonable risk?
How is risk different from gambling?
by no_name
Thu Jan 19, 2012 10:11 pm
Forum: Investing - Theory, News & General
Topic: "Why 'stay the course' still makes sense."
Replies: 4
Views: 920

Re: "Why 'stay the course' still makes sense."

100% equity--still going strong.
by no_name
Wed Jan 18, 2012 4:11 pm
Forum: Investing - Theory, News & General
Topic: How much do you tilt?
Replies: 79
Views: 6492

Re: How much do you tilt?

I don't think folks understand how to measure tilt at all. Even I don't understand. To wit, here is my current 9-box style grid from Morningstar: 15-15-17 10-10-08 12-09-04 So how much tilt is that? (That 17 in the upper-right large growth is probably a fake-out because of the way M* vacillates on ...
by no_name
Wed Jan 18, 2012 3:52 pm
Forum: Investing - Help with Personal Investments
Topic: STAR to Wellesley?
Replies: 8
Views: 1443

Re: STAR to Wellesley?

50 Wellington/ 50 Wellesley - track record -Long history -strong performance -simple/elegant -low cost con: -active fund -limited diversification Overall: I would go ahead with Well/Willy. You can never go wrong with these choices. My father is 50 well/50 willy. Target Retirement is another great ch...
by no_name
Tue Jan 17, 2012 7:58 pm
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: Did you ever regret your career choice
Replies: 54
Views: 5606

Did you ever regret your career choice

see the top
by no_name
Tue Jan 17, 2012 4:46 pm
Forum: Investing - Help with Personal Investments
Topic: Balanced Index Admiral or Wellington
Replies: 27
Views: 3197

Re: Balanced Index Admiral or Wellington

Wellington or Wellesely. Why? There is no right answer. If you had to use one fund, well & willy (wellington, welleseley) are the only things you will really need. You can never go wrong with these choices. You can do better or slightly worse than a balanced index. Remember index funds are relativel...
by no_name
Mon Jan 16, 2012 8:58 pm
Forum: Investing - Help with Personal Investments
Topic: Why not 100% equities
Replies: 100
Views: 17095

Re: Why not 100% equities

100% FTW!!!! All the way!

:sharebeer :sharebeer :sharebeer :beer :beer

A toast! :beer
by no_name
Mon Jan 16, 2012 6:14 pm
Forum: Investing - Theory, News & General
Topic: Poll 1. How many funds are you invested in? [2008]
Replies: 28
Views: 4891

Re: Poll 1. How many funds are you invested in? [2008]

3-6 funds = best 6> funds is overkill. personally 3 funds would be ideal. 6 is for those who want to tilt. anything 6> is unnecessary. please see trevH thread: 4 vs. s&d. This is a mistake. If you have many locations e.g. 401k, 403b, 457, IRAs (his/hers), taxable, etc. all with different fund lineu...
by no_name
Mon Jan 16, 2012 6:09 pm
Forum: Investing - Theory, News & General
Topic: Poll 1. How many funds are you invested in? [2008]
Replies: 28
Views: 4891

Re: Poll 1. How many funds are you invested in? [2008]

3-6 funds = best 6> funds is overkill. personally 3 funds would be ideal. 6 is for those who want to tilt. anything 6> is unnecessary. please see trevH thread: 4 vs. s&d. This is a mistake. If you have many locations e.g. 401k, 403b, 457, IRAs (his/hers), taxable, etc. all with different fund lineu...
by no_name
Mon Jan 16, 2012 2:15 pm
Forum: Investing - Theory, News & General
Topic: Poll 1. How many funds are you invested in? [2008]
Replies: 28
Views: 4891

Re: Poll 1. How many funds are you invested in? [2008]

3-6 funds = best 6> funds is overkill. personally 3 funds would be ideal. 6 is for those who want to tilt. anything 6> is unnecessary. please see trevH thread: 4 vs. s&d. So, you're saying that Coffeehouse Investor guy doesn't know what he's doing with his 7 fund portfolio? please see trevH thread....
by no_name
Mon Jan 16, 2012 1:57 pm
Forum: Investing - Theory, News & General
Topic: How Many Funds
Replies: 60
Views: 9826

Re: How Many Funds

ex.
1)target ret
2) diverse. world+ total bond
3) taylor 3
4) tilt
5) s&d 6+
6) balanced fund: well & wells

pick ur posion
by no_name
Mon Jan 16, 2012 1:51 pm
Forum: Investing - Theory, News & General
Topic: Poll 1. How many funds are you invested in? [2008]
Replies: 28
Views: 4891

Re: Poll 1. How many funds are you invested in? [2008]

3-6 funds = best
6> funds is overkill.

personally 3 funds would be ideal. 6 is for those who want to tilt. anything 6> is unnecessary. please see trevH thread: 4 vs. s&d.