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by chaz
Thu Jan 03, 2019 5:09 pm
Forum: Personal Investments
Topic: Asset allocation
Replies: 6
Views: 643

Re: Asset allocation

Try a balanced index fund.
by chaz
Wed Jan 02, 2019 1:29 pm
Forum: Personal Investments
Topic: Asset allocation
Replies: 6
Views: 643

Re: Asset allocation

Your allocation looks good. I'm at 60/40 using the Vanguard Balanced Index Fund. Note its low ER.
by chaz
Wed Jan 02, 2019 1:22 pm
Forum: Personal Finance (Not Investing)
Topic: Does alimony count as income for IRA
Replies: 15
Views: 1967

Re: Does alimony count as income for IRA

Thanks, Alan.
by chaz
Tue Oct 03, 2017 1:58 pm
Forum: Personal Investments
Topic: Dumb, simple question? nonVanguard funds in Vanguard account?
Replies: 4
Views: 517

Re: Dumb, simple question? nonVanguard funds in Vanguard account?

no question is dumb - it got you some good responses.
by chaz
Mon Sep 04, 2017 10:57 am
Forum: Personal Investments
Topic: Financial reading website with regular updates
Replies: 19
Views: 5050

Re: Financial reading website with regular updates

Grt2bOutdoors, glad to be back occasionally.

Chaz
by chaz
Sun Sep 03, 2017 11:11 am
Forum: Personal Investments
Topic: Financial reading website with regular updates
Replies: 19
Views: 5050

Re: Financial reading website with regular updates

i owe a lot to Bogleheads.org.
by chaz
Mon Jul 17, 2017 10:48 am
Forum: Personal Investments
Topic: Roll call Warren Buffet 90/10 portfolio
Replies: 96
Views: 21045

Re: Roll call Warren Buffet 90/10 portfolio

learn by experience.
by chaz
Mon Jul 17, 2017 10:06 am
Forum: Personal Investments
Topic: Roll call Warren Buffet 90/10 portfolio
Replies: 96
Views: 21045

Re: Roll call Warren Buffet 90/10 portfolio

no one size fits all.
by chaz
Sun Jul 16, 2017 10:54 am
Forum: Personal Investments
Topic: Roll call Warren Buffet 90/10 portfolio
Replies: 96
Views: 21045

Re: Roll call Warren Buffet 90/10 portfolio

The 10% is too low for most people.
by chaz
Fri Jul 14, 2017 10:31 am
Forum: Personal Investments
Topic: Roll call Warren Buffet 90/10 portfolio
Replies: 96
Views: 21045

Re: Roll call Warren Buffet 90/10 portfolio

it is very good to avoid stress.
by chaz
Thu Jul 13, 2017 5:31 pm
Forum: Personal Finance (Not Investing)
Topic: Which Med school?
Replies: 162
Views: 23479

Re: Which Med school?

hi Gordon.
by chaz
Thu Jul 13, 2017 10:19 am
Forum: Personal Investments
Topic: Roll call Warren Buffet 90/10 portfolio
Replies: 96
Views: 21045

Re: Roll call Warren Buffet 90/10 portfolio

I like 60-40 and the Vanguard Balanced Index Fund.
by chaz
Thu Jul 13, 2017 10:14 am
Forum: Personal Finance (Not Investing)
Topic: Which Med school?
Replies: 162
Views: 23479

Re: Which Med school?

privacy on the internet is a rare thing.
by chaz
Wed Jul 12, 2017 9:22 am
Forum: Personal Finance (Not Investing)
Topic: Which Med school?
Replies: 162
Views: 23479

Re: Which Med school?

nice to get a full scholarship - makes parents happy.
by chaz
Wed Jul 05, 2017 9:04 am
Forum: Personal Finance (Not Investing)
Topic: Which Med school?
Replies: 162
Views: 23479

Re: Which Med school?

She is amazing - brilliant, and on a terrific journey for the rest of her life.
by chaz
Mon Jun 05, 2017 2:24 pm
Forum: Investing - Theory, News & General
Topic: Bitcoin knockoff
Replies: 19
Views: 3148

Re: Bitcoin knockoff

Your postings show your brightness, which is my subjective conclusion about you.
by chaz
Sun Jun 04, 2017 12:30 pm
Forum: Investing - Theory, News & General
Topic: Bitcoin knockoff
Replies: 19
Views: 3148

Re: Bitcoin knockoff

Re: Bitcoin knockoff by Valuethinker » Sun Jun 04, 2017 6:02 am nisiprius wrote: Right. A medium of exchange, a store of value, a unit of account. And what bothers me about bitcoin is that I see not the slightest bit of evidence that there was any engineering goal to stabilize its value, so that it ...
by chaz
Sat Jun 03, 2017 11:26 am
Forum: Investing - Theory, News & General
Topic: Bitcoin knockoff
Replies: 19
Views: 3148

Re: Bitcoin knockoff

None for me either. Protect your capital.
by chaz
Thu Mar 30, 2017 11:12 am
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: Keep two cars for one person to drive
Replies: 34
Views: 5564

Re: Keep two cars for one person to drive

we have 1 car for the 2 of us.
by chaz
Mon Mar 27, 2017 1:43 pm
Forum: Personal Investments
Topic: Turning 50
Replies: 13
Views: 2339

Re: Turning 50

steve, looks like you are ready for retirement.
by chaz
Mon Mar 27, 2017 1:40 pm
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: Virtual Private Networks (VPNs)
Replies: 158
Views: 20600

Re: Virtual Private Networks (VPNs)

i like using vpn.
by chaz
Fri Feb 03, 2017 10:46 am
Forum: Personal Finance (Not Investing)
Topic: Tax Issues -- Should I Move From Nevada To Idaho?
Replies: 29
Views: 4583

Re: Tax Issues -- Should I Move From Nevada To Idaho?

Though this thread is seven years old, it is entertaining.
by chaz
Thu Jan 05, 2017 11:06 am
Forum: Personal Investments
Topic: Move IRA from T Rowe Price to Vanguard
Replies: 17
Views: 4406

Re: Move IRA from T Rowe Price to Vanguard

I'm glad to still be around on occasion.
by chaz
Wed Jan 04, 2017 11:36 am
Forum: Personal Investments
Topic: Move IRA from T Rowe Price to Vanguard
Replies: 17
Views: 4406

Re: Move IRA from T Rowe Price to Vanguard

a very good suggestion.
by chaz
Sun Dec 11, 2016 7:45 pm
Forum: Investing - Theory, News & General
Topic: "Dow 36,000's" stock picks
Replies: 47
Views: 7313

Re: "Dow 36,000's" stock picks

consider VBIAX, a fund of stocks and bonds, both indexed.
by chaz
Fri Jul 15, 2016 5:49 pm
Forum: Personal Finance (Not Investing)
Topic: Did you retire before normal retirement age?
Replies: 93
Views: 17038

Re: Did you retire before normal retirement age?

dcdowden, glad to see you avoided bad advice.
by chaz
Sun Jun 12, 2016 12:43 pm
Forum: Personal Finance (Not Investing)
Topic: Did you retire before normal retirement age?
Replies: 93
Views: 17038

Re: Did you retire before normal retirement age?

Victoria, I spend my days on the computer and reading novels by Coben, Baldacci, Nesbo, and some others of this genre.
by chaz
Sun Jun 12, 2016 10:07 am
Forum: Personal Finance (Not Investing)
Topic: Did you retire before normal retirement age?
Replies: 93
Views: 17038

Re: Did you retire before normal retirement age?

Victoria, retirement is very nice. 12 years now for me.
by chaz
Mon May 30, 2016 1:24 pm
Forum: Personal Finance (Not Investing)
Topic: Did you retire before normal retirement age?
Replies: 93
Views: 17038

Re: Did you retire before normal retirement age?

523HRR, do you keep busy as a volunteer or pursue hobbies?
by chaz
Thu May 26, 2016 2:43 pm
Forum: Personal Finance (Not Investing)
Topic: Did you retire before normal retirement age?
Replies: 93
Views: 17038

Re: Did you retire before normal retirement age?

Retirement is great at any age. Enjoy your time while you can.
by chaz
Thu May 26, 2016 10:33 am
Forum: Personal Finance (Not Investing)
Topic: Did you retire before normal retirement age?
Replies: 93
Views: 17038

Re: Did you retire before normal retirement age?

I was in the public sector, and I did not retire early.
by chaz
Wed May 25, 2016 10:22 am
Forum: Personal Finance (Not Investing)
Topic: Did you retire before normal retirement age?
Replies: 93
Views: 17038

Re: Did you retire before normal retirement age?

I liked my work, but I decided to retire at age 74.
by chaz
Fri Mar 25, 2016 2:55 pm
Forum: Personal Finance (Not Investing)
Topic: Liking the new Citi CC at Costco
Replies: 204
Views: 46071

Re: Liking the new Citi CC at Costco

A good card to combine with the Citi double cash card for 'other' purchases.
by chaz
Sun Mar 13, 2016 5:37 pm
Forum: Personal Finance (Not Investing)
Topic: How much do you spend on groceries?
Replies: 134
Views: 15890

Re: How much do you spend on groceries?

I do not keep track of the small stuff.
by chaz
Tue Nov 24, 2015 2:45 pm
Forum: US Chapters
Topic: Chaz Watch
Replies: 80
Views: 13446

Re: Chaz Watch

Thanks, Nisi.
by chaz
Tue Nov 24, 2015 2:23 pm
Forum: US Chapters
Topic: Chaz Watch
Replies: 80
Views: 13446

Re: Chaz Watch

On the internet.
by chaz
Tue Nov 24, 2015 2:11 pm
Forum: Investing - Theory, News & General
Topic: 70 is the New 65
Replies: 106
Views: 16255

Re: 70 is the New 65

I retired at 74, and very happy since then.
by chaz
Sat Sep 19, 2015 5:22 pm
Forum: US Chapters
Topic: Chaz Watch
Replies: 80
Views: 13446

Re: Chaz Watch

I'm here - thanks for the kind words.
by chaz
Tue Jun 02, 2015 2:55 pm
Forum: Investing - Theory, News & General
Topic: 5 Investing Myths
Replies: 6
Views: 1893

Re: 5 Investing Myths

I like the Balanced Index Fund.
by chaz
Tue Feb 17, 2015 11:26 am
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: Recommend a movie for a lonely Boglehead on Valentine's day
Replies: 87
Views: 7611

Re: Recommend a movie for a lonely Boglehead on Valentine's

rustymutt wrote:The African Queen. One of our favorites.
A very good movie. :)
by chaz
Mon Feb 16, 2015 5:12 pm
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: What Movie Have You Recently Watched?
Replies: 4513
Views: 1163672

Re: What Movie Have You Recently Watched?

Saw Jersey Boys. Sad story with good songs.
by chaz
Mon Feb 16, 2015 4:31 pm
Forum: Personal Finance (Not Investing)
Topic: tax dependent vs $3950 vs income
Replies: 18
Views: 2175

Re: tax dependent vs $3950 vs income

ps56k wrote:
Sidney wrote:How old is he?
Didn't think that mattered - he is 24 -
and when I told TTax that he didn't earn over $3950, the exemption & deduction on my 1040 re-appeared...
Since he is 24 and earned over $3950, you should not give false info to TurboTax. The IRS is lurking.
by chaz
Mon Feb 16, 2015 3:23 pm
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: Free online news
Replies: 22
Views: 3091

Re: Free online news

www.cnn.com is good.
by chaz
Mon Feb 16, 2015 11:54 am
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: What 3 MATERIAL things would you take with you?
Replies: 34
Views: 3012

Re: What 3 MATERIAL things would you take with you?

Chan_va wrote:
chaz wrote:DW and our 2 daughters.
That is a given. Everyone gets to go. The question is more about the everyday small things that you value after family, friends etc.
The only small thing would be my iPad.
by chaz
Mon Feb 16, 2015 11:51 am
Forum: Investing - Theory, News & General
Topic: HAPPY BIRTHDAY TO THE BOGLEHEADS FORUM
Replies: 30
Views: 4664

Re: Happy Birthday to the Bogleheads.org Forum

Norris wrote:Thanks, Mel. It's also amazing how fast the eight years has gone by!

Norris
I agree. Sand in the hourglass. :(
by chaz
Mon Feb 16, 2015 11:47 am
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: What 3 MATERIAL things would you take with you?
Replies: 34
Views: 3012

Re: What 3 MATERIAL things would you take with you?

DW and our 2 daughters.
by chaz
Sun Feb 15, 2015 2:54 pm
Forum: Personal Investments
Topic: Consolidate 2 or 3-fund to single fund in taxable
Replies: 10
Views: 1396

Re: Consolidate 2 or 3-fund to single fund in taxable

I like the Balanced Index Fund - easy for DH when I pass.
by chaz
Sat Feb 14, 2015 5:51 pm
Forum: Investing - Theory, News & General
Topic: Vanguard sued for [failing to charge market rates to and then paying taxes on services to its mutual funds]
Replies: 806
Views: 153287

Re: Vanguard sued for charging too little

Hi: News update, Feb. 13, 2015: Judge quizzes both sides in Vanguard whistleblower case New York Superior Court Judge Joan Madden grilled lawyers for Vanguard Group and for former Vanguard tax attorney turned whistleblower David Danon this afternoon before promising to consider Vanguard's request t...