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by jakes
Sun Jul 23, 2017 3:56 pm
Forum: Investing - Help with Personal Investments
Topic: What to do with money for house down payment?
Replies: 6
Views: 1751

What to do with money for house down payment?

First, some quick info on my financial situation: My asset allocation is 80/20, specifically: 52% US stocks (VTSAX), 28% international stocks (VTIAX), 20% domestic bonds (VBTLX). The bonds are only held in tax-advantaged accounts (traditional 401k and Roth IRA), while my taxable account only holds s...
by jakes
Sat Aug 20, 2016 3:57 pm
Forum: Local Chapters and Bogleheads Community
Topic: San Jose, CA Area Bogleheads Chapter
Replies: 99
Views: 31842

Re: San Jose, CA Area Bogleheads Chapter

jms wrote:Hi all,

I just discovered this local chapter.... is there a process to join the group or can I just come to the next meeting?

Thanks,
- Jim
There's no process, just show up at the next meeting which is on August 25 :) The meeting details are in jc42's recent post.
by jakes
Fri Jun 24, 2016 8:52 pm
Forum: Local Chapters and Bogleheads Community
Topic: San Jose, CA Area Bogleheads Chapter
Replies: 99
Views: 31842

Re: San Jose, CA Area Bogleheads Chapter

Hello, The next San Jose Bogleheads meeting is scheduled for Thursday, July 23rd. It'll be at the Starbuck's Cafe in Barnes & Noble, near Hwy 85 and Almaden Expwy, from 7:30-8:30. No particular topic has been offered, so we'll likely be in Open Forum form. Although Brexit is in the news right now, ...
by jakes
Fri May 06, 2016 10:58 am
Forum: Investing - Help with Personal Investments
Topic: Mango Money - Worried about Direct Deposit
Replies: 21
Views: 4737

Re: Mango Money - Worried about Direct Deposit

Stay away from Mango. I set up a direct deposit from my pay for $500 beginning in February (with plan to then ACH it into my regular bank account from there, as a means of satisfying the DD requirement). The $500 never showed up in my account, so I waited another month to see if it would kick back ...