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by Ever Ready
Sat Dec 28, 2019 12:46 pm
Forum: Investing - Theory, News & General
Topic: Forget stock market forecasts. They're less than worthless
Replies: 14
Views: 1337

Forget stock market forecasts. They're less than worthless

Jeff Sommer - The New York Times - Saturday, December 28, 2019 Wall Street strategists are issuing predictions for 2020. Ignore them, our columnist says, and invest with cheap, diversified index funds. Forget stock market forecasts. They're less than worthless https://a.msn.com/r/2/BBYhKtB?m=en-us&o...
by Ever Ready
Sun Jul 28, 2019 1:00 pm
Forum: Forum Issues and Administration
Topic: Why is the forum blue?
Replies: 17
Views: 4157

Why is the forum blue?

Blue light causes macular degeneration. There used to be an option to select a style, but no longer.
by Ever Ready
Tue Jul 16, 2019 11:35 am
Forum: Investing - Theory, News & General
Topic: Full list of Vanguard ETFs that are cheaper than their index funds?
Replies: 53
Views: 6553

Re: Full list of Vanguard ETFs that are cheaper than their index funds?

Thanks for the replies. I have seen recent posts about pop-up windows with a link to do online conversion, but I have never seen one, and could find no mention of one on Vanguard's site.
by Ever Ready
Tue Jul 16, 2019 10:39 am
Forum: Investing - Theory, News & General
Topic: Full list of Vanguard ETFs that are cheaper than their index funds?
Replies: 53
Views: 6553

Re: Full list of Vanguard ETFs that are cheaper than their index funds?

Can one do an online conversion without calling a representative? I haven't been able to determine how to accomplish this.
by Ever Ready
Wed Jun 05, 2019 6:50 pm
Forum: Investing - Theory, News & General
Topic: Brilliant stock picker John Neff, who ran Vanguard’s Windsor Fund and built Penn’s endowment, dies at 87
Replies: 9
Views: 1678

John Neff former manager of Windsor Fund dies at 87

[Thread merged into here, see below. --admin LadyGeek] Brilliant stock picker John Neff, who ran Vanguard’s Windsor Fund and built Penn’s endowment, dies at 87 https://www.inquirer.com/business/john-neff-obituary-vanguard-windsor-funds-university-pennsylvania-endowment-fidelity-20190605.html Vangua...
by Ever Ready
Fri May 10, 2019 12:51 pm
Forum: Investing - Theory, News & General
Topic: Happy Heavenly 90th Birthday, Jack Bogle
Replies: 11
Views: 1443

Re: Happy Heavenly 90th Birthday, Jack Bogle

Here is a link to the Barron's article:

The Late Vanguard Founder Jack Bogle on 4 Simple Tips for Successful Investing

https://www.barrons.com/articles/jack-b ... 1556894514
by Ever Ready
Tue Feb 26, 2019 11:09 am
Forum: Investing - Theory, News & General
Topic: Gold ETF
Replies: 35
Views: 5696

Re: Gold ETF

https://us.spdrs.com/public/SPDR_GLDM_PROSPECTUS.pdf

The investment objective of GLDM is for the Shares to reflect the performance of the price of gold bullion, less GLDM’s expenses. The assets of GLDM include only gold bullion, gold bullion receivables and cash, if any.
by Ever Ready
Thu Feb 07, 2019 2:56 pm
Forum: Investing - Theory, News & General
Topic: Vanguard SEC filings drop ‘at-cost,’ ‘no profit’ claims
Replies: 11
Views: 1288

Vanguard SEC filings drop ‘at-cost,’ ‘no profit’ claims

Vanguard SEC filings drop ‘at-cost,’ ‘no profit’ claims that were dear to late founder John Bogle https://www.philly.com/columnists/john-bogle-vanguard-scraps-plain-talk-no-profit-at-cost-20190207.html Not sure anything is really changing. I hope, but doubt, that management has some who advocate for...
by Ever Ready
Sun Jan 20, 2019 1:14 pm
Forum: Investing - Theory, News & General
Topic: Actionable information in order to invest in physical gold
Replies: 25
Views: 1521

Re: Actionable information in order to invest in physical gold

The answers depend on your purpose for buying: investing, collecting, hedging disaster.
There are many YouTube vids examining precious metals from different perspectives.
by Ever Ready
Fri Jan 18, 2019 1:02 am
Forum: Investing - Theory, News & General
Topic: Tributes to Jack Bogle
Replies: 203
Views: 22954

Re: Tributes to Jack Bogle

Check out @BillClinton’s Tweet: https://twitter.com/BillClinton/status/1086138101796388864?s=09 Jack Bogle was a brilliant and good man who proved that the measure of a successful life and career is more than wealth alone. His wisdom about creating long-term shared value instead of shortsighted pers...
by Ever Ready
Wed Jan 16, 2019 6:44 pm
Forum: Investing - Theory, News & General
Topic: John Bogle has died at age 89
Replies: 856
Views: 58627

Re: John Bogle is dead at 89

Vanguard - A look back at the life of Vanguard’s founder

https://investornews.vanguard/a-look-ba ... s-founder/
by Ever Ready
Wed Jan 16, 2019 5:22 pm
Forum: Investing - Theory, News & General
Topic: John Bogle has died at age 89
Replies: 856
Views: 58627

Re: John Bogle is dead at 89

OMG, God Bless John Bogle RIP.
Condolences to his family.
by Ever Ready
Wed Jan 16, 2019 5:20 pm
Forum: Investing - Theory, News & General
Topic: Swedroe: 8 'Sure Things' For 2019
Replies: 1
Views: 980

Swedroe: 8 'Sure Things' For 2019

https://www.etf.com/sections/index-inve ... hings-2019

The latest in Larry's annual list of "sure things" including Economic & Market Expectations, Fixed Income & Interest Rates.
by Ever Ready
Mon Dec 24, 2018 8:44 pm
Forum: US Chapters
Topic: My Christmas Present To You
Replies: 108
Views: 12828

Re: My Christmas Present To You

Taylor,
Thank you for your service and your leadership and contributions to the forum. Merry Christmas!
Ed
by Ever Ready
Fri Sep 28, 2018 10:56 am
Forum: Investing - Theory, News & General
Topic: Northwest FCU 3-year 3.04% Add-On CD
Replies: 371
Views: 41810

Re: Northwest FCU 3-year 3.04% Add-On CD

Also got the letter from NWFCU and made the change via phone. The letter also says they update their CD rates weekly , announcing them every Tuesday. I haven't decided where I'll move the money, but I'm considering Vanguard's Ultra Short Term Bond Admiral, since I may need to access the cash, thus d...
by Ever Ready
Fri Aug 17, 2018 1:50 pm
Forum: Investing - Theory, News & General
Topic: Vanguard to offer non-Vanguard ETFs commission-free
Replies: 245
Views: 26332

Re: Vanguard to offer non-Vanguard ETFs commission-free

To be frank, it's already a bit anticlimactic that they haven't rolled it out nearly 7 weeks after their announcement. In this day and age, you can't have that kind of delay between announcement and delivery, especially not with an open-ended delivery date. Remember VIPERS, international and EM ETF...
by Ever Ready
Fri Aug 03, 2018 12:45 pm
Forum: Investing - Theory, News & General
Topic: Bogle Interview on Quartz
Replies: 0
Views: 418

Bogle Interview on Quartz

https://qz.com/1346724/as-fidelity-sla ... -the-edge/

"The most influential financial revolutionary is an 89-year-old with no interest in crypto" by John Detrixe

Addresses Fidelity's recent fee cuts and mentions Bogleheads.
by Ever Ready
Sat Jul 28, 2018 3:49 pm
Forum: Investing - Theory, News & General
Topic: COMING SOON: BOGLEHEADS PODCASTS
Replies: 367
Views: 23199

Re: COMING SOON: BOGLEHEADS PODCASTS

by mptfan » Thu Jul 12, 2018 5:29 pm
Investing with the Bogleheads.

Investing like a Boglehead.

Investing the Boglehead way.

Bogleheads on Investing.

Bogleheads Investing.

Bogleheads and Investing.
by Ever Ready
Fri Jul 20, 2018 1:30 pm
Forum: Investing - Theory, News & General
Topic: Vanguard to offer non-Vanguard ETFs commission-free
Replies: 245
Views: 26332

Re: Vanguard frequent trading restrictions for new ETFs

Hasn't been announced yet. Probably in August.

For Vanguard ETFs:
If you buy and sell the same Vanguard ETF in a Vanguard Brokerage Account more than 25 times in a 12-month period, you may be restricted from purchasing that Vanguard ETF through your Vanguard Brokerage Account for 60 days.
by Ever Ready
Mon Jul 16, 2018 2:55 pm
Forum: Investing - Theory, News & General
Topic: Vtip short term tip etf ??
Replies: 11
Views: 941

Re: Vtip short term tip etf ??

Individual TIPS can be purchased through Treasury Direct or through many brokers.
by Ever Ready
Mon Jul 16, 2018 2:34 pm
Forum: Investing - Theory, News & General
Topic: Vtip short term tip etf ??
Replies: 11
Views: 941

Re: Vtip short term tip etf ??

If your Mom is in good health, an SPIA (Single Premium Immediate Annuity https://www.bogleheads.org/wiki/Immediate_fixed_annuity) might be worth considering.
by Ever Ready
Mon Jul 16, 2018 1:29 pm
Forum: Investing - Theory, News & General
Topic: Vtip short term tip etf ??
Replies: 11
Views: 941

Re: Vtip short term tip etf ??

Yes, a good choice for a retiree.

If you're not experienced buying etfs, it's also available as a mutual fund:

https://investor.vanguard.com/mutual-fu ... view/vtipx
Vanguard Short-Term Inflation-Protected Securities Index Fund Investor Shares (VTIPX)
by Ever Ready
Thu Jul 12, 2018 3:42 pm
Forum: Investing - Theory, News & General
Topic: COMING SOON: BOGLEHEADS PODCASTS
Replies: 367
Views: 23199

Re: COMING SOON: BOGLEHEADS PODCASTS

Bogleheads Up!

Better Investing with the Bogleheads

Investing the Bogleheads Way

Investing like Bogle
by Ever Ready
Mon Jul 02, 2018 8:48 am
Forum: Investing - Theory, News & General
Topic: Vanguard to offer non-Vanguard ETFs commission-free
Replies: 245
Views: 26332

Vanguard to offer non-Vanguard ETFs commission-free

In August, you’ll have access to almost all ETFs—from Vanguard and more than a hundred other companies—commission-free when you invest online. We’re excluding inverse and leveraged ETFs because their speculative nature runs counter to our investors’ focus on long-term success. This lineup of nearly...
by Ever Ready
Thu Jun 21, 2018 12:43 pm
Forum: Investing - Theory, News & General
Topic: "It Ain't What You Don't Know That Gets You Into Trouble"
Replies: 4
Views: 1267

Re: "It Ain't What You Don't Know That Gets You Into Trouble"

Even the url of the article is interesting:

http://marketing.aqr.com/acton/rif/12398/s-151a-1806/-/l-0d54:1b48/l-0d54/showPreparedMessage?sid=TV2:p4k5O3tSi
by Ever Ready
Tue May 08, 2018 12:23 pm
Forum: Investing - Theory, News & General
Topic: Happy 89th birthday to [Jack] Bogle
Replies: 44
Views: 3868

Re: Happy 89th birthday to Bogle

Happy Birthday Mr. Bogle! :sharebeer

Thank You for putting investors first.
by Ever Ready
Sun Apr 15, 2018 1:53 pm
Forum: Investing - Theory, News & General
Topic: The World in 2050 — GDP & Stock Market Capitalization
Replies: 71
Views: 10633

Re: The World in 2050 — GDP & Stock Market Capitalization

How did forecasts from 30 years ago turn out?
by Ever Ready
Thu Mar 22, 2018 7:59 pm
Forum: Investing - Theory, News & General
Topic: Private practice business: boglehead setup for retirement accts?
Replies: 3
Views: 509

Re: Private practice business: boglehead setup for retirement accts?

I don't know much about this topic, but there is a relevant website run by a Bogle head author:

https://www.whitecoatinvestor.com/how-t ... ment-plan/
by Ever Ready
Wed Feb 07, 2018 11:57 am
Forum: Investing - Theory, News & General
Topic: Larry Swedroe: 4 Horsemen Of Your Portfolio
Replies: 111
Views: 13459

Re: Larry Swedroe: 4 Horseman Of Your Portfolio

a fund that sells volatility insurance across stocks, bonds, currencies and commodities.
difficult to recommend this after the recent market experience
by Ever Ready
Wed Jan 24, 2018 12:01 pm
Forum: Investing - Theory, News & General
Topic: Malkiel -Investing In Overpriced World WSJ
Replies: 20
Views: 3667

Re: Malkiel -Investing In Overpriced World WSJ

bad78andy
Would be nice if you could copy/paste the article content here for those of us who don't have a WSJ subscription.
Taht is not permitted.

Fair Use Policy:

viewtopic.php?t=152520
by Ever Ready
Mon Dec 04, 2017 5:20 pm
Forum: Investing - Theory, News & General
Topic: The "petro," a Venezuelan oil-backed cryptocurrency
Replies: 32
Views: 2910

Re: The "petro," a Venezuelan oil-backed cryptocurrency

Are you sure it's not backed by wristwatches? :oops:
by Ever Ready
Mon Aug 28, 2017 5:37 pm
Forum: Forum Issues and Administration
Topic: Log In Change
Replies: 10
Views: 1766

Re: Log In Change

What are the URL addresses of the two pages you're referencing?
by Ever Ready
Mon Aug 28, 2017 1:50 pm
Forum: Investing - Theory, News & General
Topic: Mr. Bogle interview in AARP magazine
Replies: 0
Views: 901

Mr. Bogle interview in AARP magazine

The August/September issue of AARP magazine has an interview with Mr. Bogle by Jack Otter of Barron's
by Ever Ready
Wed Aug 23, 2017 12:46 pm
Forum: Investing - Theory, News & General
Topic: AQR seeks to offer ETFs
Replies: 5
Views: 831

AQR seeks to offer ETFs

Quant Firm AQR Capital Management Seeks SEC Approval to Sell ETFs

https://www.bloomberg.com/news/article ... -sell-etfs
by Ever Ready
Fri Aug 11, 2017 9:50 am
Forum: Investing - Theory, News & General
Topic: Vanguard's Portfolio Watch Question
Replies: 4
Views: 807

Re: Vanguard's Portfolio Watch Question

Refresh your "Outside Investments".
If the ETF is in your Fidelity account, Portfolio watch will see it.
by Ever Ready
Wed Aug 09, 2017 6:55 pm
Forum: Investing - Theory, News & General
Topic: Navy FCU Special 5-Month Certificate 3.00% APY
Replies: 3
Views: 1566

Navy FCU Special 5-Month Certificate 3.00% APY

Special 5-Month Certificate 3.00% APY Open 5-Month Certificate with just $50 and earn high returns, guaranteed. $50 minimum $10,000 maximum balance Deposits can be made anytime Hurry–this is a limited-time offer https://www.navyfederal.org/products-services/checking-savings/certificates.php?intcmp=h...
by Ever Ready
Thu Jul 27, 2017 1:53 pm
Forum: Investing - Theory, News & General
Topic: Investing/ Finance podcasts
Replies: 16
Views: 2171

Re: Investing/ Finance podcasts

Too bad Jack Bogle doesn't have a podcast. Wouldn't that be a treat?
There are plenty of Bogle interviews on YouTube.
by Ever Ready
Thu Jul 13, 2017 3:18 pm
Forum: Investing - Theory, News & General
Topic: Buckley will succeed McNab as Vanguard CEO at year end
Replies: 32
Views: 4886

Buckley will succeed McNab as Vanguard CEO at year end

Tim Buckley CIO will succeed Bill McNab as Vanguard CEO at year end. Just announced on Bloomberg.
McNab will remain as Chairman.
by Ever Ready
Sat Jun 03, 2017 12:37 pm
Forum: Investing - Theory, News & General
Topic: BBC: Fifty Things That Made the Modern Economy
Replies: 3
Views: 1411

Re: BBC: Fifty Things That Made the Modern Economy

Angst wrote:
I just downloaded it along with a few others to listen to later, including one on the "Haber-Bosch process".
If you're interested, the "Haber-Bosch process" was covered in episode 7 of "Connections"

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Connections_(TV_series)
by Ever Ready
Mon May 15, 2017 11:53 am
Forum: Investing - Theory, News & General
Topic: 2017 DFA Matrix Book Is Out
Replies: 1
Views: 947

Re: 2017 DFA Matrix Book Is Out

Thank you for posting this.

Ed
by Ever Ready
Thu Apr 27, 2017 8:27 pm
Forum: Investing - Theory, News & General
Topic: Vanguard's Jack Bogle Warns Smart Beta May Be Over-Promising
Replies: 60
Views: 7852

Vanguard's Jack Bogle Warns Smart Beta May Be Over-Promising

Vanguard's Jack Bogle Warns Smart Beta May Be Over-Promising https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2017-04-27/vanguard-s-jack-bogle-warns-smart-beta-may-be-over-promising “Beware of any strategy that is designed to beat the market over 50 years,” he (Bogle) said. “I wouldn’t do it. Why take the ri...
by Ever Ready
Sat Mar 18, 2017 8:47 am
Forum: Investing - Theory, News & General
Topic: Bogle Interview CNN - Sat.
Replies: 71
Views: 8053

Mr. Bogle interviewed on CNN Smerconish

[Merged Ever Ready's thread and its replies into this existing thread - moderator prudent] Mr. Bogle was interviewed on CNN Smerconish this morning. The show will be rebroadcast today at 6:00 pm EDT. The full interview is on CNN website: Full interview: John C. Bogle on the economy http://www.cnn.c...
by Ever Ready
Thu Feb 02, 2017 3:55 pm
Forum: Investing - Theory, News & General
Topic: No Inflation-Adjusted SPIAs at Vanguard
Replies: 120
Views: 9709

Re: No Inflation-Adjusted SPIAs at Vanguard

Investors Pile Into TIPS as Inflation Looms -- 2nd Update


http://uk.advfn.com/news/DJN/2016/article/72778776