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by froggy
Sat Sep 08, 2018 5:40 am
Forum: Investing - Theory, News & General
Topic: Taylor's new book is #1
Replies: 32
Views: 6062

Re: Taylor's new book is #1

Congratulations, Taylor! Well deserved! It's a great book

Charles
by froggy
Fri Jan 27, 2017 10:34 am
Forum: Local Chapters and Bogleheads Community
Topic: HAPPY 93RD BIRTHDAY, TAYLOR!
Replies: 199
Views: 14717

Re: HAPPY 93RD BIRTHDAY, TAYLOR!

Happy Birthday, Taylor. Hope you have many more!

Charles
by froggy
Sat Feb 28, 2015 4:21 pm
Forum: Investing - Theory, News & General
Topic: Past, present, and future of Berkshire - Annual letter
Replies: 29
Views: 4206

Re: "Berkshire Hathaway's Annual Letter to Stockholders"

"Market forecasters will fill your ear but will never fill your wallet."

+1
by froggy
Thu Jan 01, 2015 7:46 pm
Forum: Investing - Theory, News & General
Topic: 2015 BOGLEHEAD CONTEST REGISTRATION
Replies: 557
Views: 42312

Re: 2015 BOGLEHEAD CONTEST REGISTRATION

My guess

2230.87
by froggy
Fri May 09, 2014 4:20 pm
Forum: Local Chapters and Bogleheads Community
Topic: Happy Birthday John C. Bogle !
Replies: 37
Views: 3218

Re: Happy Birthday John C. Bogle !

Happy Birthday, Jack.
Hope you have many more!

Charles
by froggy
Wed Jan 22, 2014 7:48 pm
Forum: Local Chapters and Bogleheads Community
Topic: Taylor's 90th Birthday
Replies: 272
Views: 33483

Re: TAYLOR'S UPCOMING 90th BIRTHDAY

Happy Birthday, Taylor, to one of the best and greatest of all.

Charles
by froggy
Thu Jan 09, 2014 9:08 am
Forum: Investing - Theory, News & General
Topic: Surprises in 2014
Replies: 51
Views: 6088

Re: Surprises in 2014

The 2014 Bogleheads reunion will be held in Dublin :D
by froggy
Sat Nov 16, 2013 6:01 pm
Forum: Investing - Theory, News & General
Topic: Motley Fool: Jack Bogle Answers Your Questions
Replies: 26
Views: 4552

Re: Motley Fool: Jack Bogle Answers Your Questions

Great interview...thanks for posting!
by froggy
Wed Jul 17, 2013 6:52 pm
Forum: Investing - Theory, News & General
Topic: [Sad news - Pat Larimore]
Replies: 225
Views: 22328

Re: [Sad news - Pat Larimore]

Taylor,

I'm so sorry for your loss. Deepest condolences to you and your family

Charles
by froggy
Tue May 21, 2013 8:17 pm
Forum: Forum Issues and Administration
Topic: reloaded [Forum and wiki were offline]
Replies: 74
Views: 10162

Re: reloaded

I clicked on day 3 and found some posts

Charles
by froggy
Wed May 08, 2013 7:48 pm
Forum: Investing - Help with Personal Investments
Topic: Any changes to "All About Asset Allocation"?
Replies: 13
Views: 1872

Re: Any changes to "All About Asset Allocation"?

OK, thanks for the reply

Charles
by froggy
Wed May 08, 2013 7:04 pm
Forum: Local Chapters and Bogleheads Community
Topic: HAPPY BIRTHDAY MR. JOHN BOGLE
Replies: 32
Views: 3501

Re: HAPPY BIRTHDAY MR. JOHN BOGLE

Happy Birthday, Mr. Bogle, and thanks for all you do.

Charles
by froggy
Wed May 08, 2013 7:02 pm
Forum: Investing - Help with Personal Investments
Topic: Any changes to "All About Asset Allocation"?
Replies: 13
Views: 1872

Re: Any changes to "All About Asset Allocation"?

Rick, when considering risk, do you approve of a retiree holding Vanguard's Intermediate Muni or Limited Term Muni bond funds in their taxable portion of the portfolio?

Thanks,
Charles
by froggy
Sun Mar 03, 2013 8:40 am
Forum: Local Chapters and Bogleheads Community
Topic: The Munchkin Man Diet
Replies: 120
Views: 15148

Re: The Munchkin Man Diet

"Stay the course"...The Munchkin Man did it! Congratulations to you! There will surely be a Munchkin Man Fan Club, soon. Also, a Munchkin Man line of men's clothes, and of course, the Munchkin Man Diet book. Congratulations to you Munchkin Man. Thank you for telling us of your journey to a healthier...
by froggy
Sat Jan 26, 2013 11:24 am
Forum: Local Chapters and Bogleheads Community
Topic: Happy Birthday Taylor
Replies: 81
Views: 8693

Re: Happy Birthday Taylor

You've given us a lot more than just a "fair shake", Taylor. Thanks for giving so much of your time and worthy advice to this forum.
Happy Birthday!

Charles
by froggy
Tue Jan 01, 2013 5:14 pm
Forum: Investing - Theory, News & General
Topic: The Boglehead Philosophy
Replies: 20
Views: 1803

Re: The Boglehead Philosophy

nedsaid wrote:This should be taught in personal finance classes in every high school and college in the United States. Excellent advice.
I agree with nedsaid.

Happy New Year, everyone
by froggy
Sun Dec 02, 2012 5:45 pm
Forum: Investing - Theory, News & General
Topic: swr in early retirement, what have bogleheads done?
Replies: 19
Views: 3174

Re: swr in early retirement, what have bogleheads done?

joe, a withdrawal rate of 2.2 passes every test in this retirement study that looked at five different strategies. Even a 40 year span looks OK. Furthermore, it passes within the optimal range of 20-40% equity. Of course, in 10 years, we may have a very different picture of things. This is essentia...
by froggy
Sat Mar 10, 2012 2:25 pm
Forum: Local Chapters and Bogleheads Community
Topic: Pat is coming home !
Replies: 115
Views: 13355

Re: Pat is coming home !

There's more than one road to recovery. Hopefully, you're in the fast lane of the freeway!

Charles
by froggy
Fri Aug 05, 2011 9:59 pm
Forum: Investing - Theory, News & General
Topic: Second half of my post on the current state of the market
Replies: 46
Views: 5464

This was a great explanation, Larry. Thanks for sharing it.

Charles
by froggy
Fri Feb 25, 2011 9:48 am
Forum: Investing - Theory, News & General
Topic: DOW 36,000 Guy Fessed Up! CHUTZPAH!
Replies: 34
Views: 5915

Perhaps it was a publishing error...it should have read: "Dow 3600" :D
by froggy
Thu Feb 24, 2011 7:48 am
Forum: Investing - Help with Personal Investments
Topic: Taylor re RMD
Replies: 31
Views: 4944

Is there an easy way to determine what a person's RMD will be when they reach the maximum age of having to make withdrawals?
by froggy
Fri Jan 14, 2011 11:22 am
Forum: Investing - Help with Personal Investments
Topic: Recreating IFA Portfolio 100 in Vanguard
Replies: 6
Views: 3392

Could someone please post a link to some of these conversations about how to match DFA funds with ETFs

Thanks,
Charles
by froggy
Sat Jan 01, 2011 2:56 pm
Forum: Investing - Theory, News & General
Topic: 2011 BOGLEHEAD CONTEST REGISTRATION
Replies: 374
Views: 36930

My Guess is 1367.76
by froggy
Fri Jul 16, 2010 6:56 pm
Forum: Investing - Theory, News & General
Topic: Gold prediction time!
Replies: 42
Views: 4971

I hope all my feathers turn to gold...I'll rob my pillow
by froggy
Thu Jul 08, 2010 9:18 am
Forum: Investing - Theory, News & General
Topic: Safe Withdrawal Rate May be Changing
Replies: 140
Views: 18188

Great coversation, everyone. What seems to be the current recommendation for the better SPIA? I'm aware Vanguard sells them, but does anyone have a favorite?

Charles
by froggy
Fri Apr 30, 2010 10:45 am
Forum: Investing - Theory, News & General
Topic: The search for a better plan
Replies: 29
Views: 4470

Thanks Taylor for your post...you've always been and continue to be one of the best.

Charles
by froggy
Sat Jan 02, 2010 4:18 pm
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: 2010 BOGLEHEAD CONTEST REGISTRATION
Replies: 284
Views: 32595

1343.76 is my answer
by froggy
Wed Sep 23, 2009 4:52 pm
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: Amazon dot com hilarious product reviews
Replies: 29
Views: 5260

Moses wore one of these shirts when he parted the sea
by froggy
Sat Apr 25, 2009 7:04 am
Forum: Investing - Theory, News & General
Topic: Tilting to Small Value & Reducing Equity Risk
Replies: 129
Views: 17051

Hi Trev H again,
Thanks for your reply.
One more question: What would be the "sweet spot" combination
percentages of TSM, SCV, & TISM if you wanted 60% ITT? (40% equity and 60% bond)

Thanks
Charles
by froggy
Sat Apr 25, 2009 6:00 am
Forum: Investing - Theory, News & General
Topic: Tilting to Small Value & Reducing Equity Risk
Replies: 129
Views: 17051

Trev H,
Are the equity numbers all domestic?

Thanks
Charles
by froggy
Sun Apr 19, 2009 6:23 am
Forum: Investing - Theory, News & General
Topic: If you are holding a lot of cash on the sidelines, when
Replies: 44
Views: 7471

Associate fear with buying. The more fear you have means you should
be buying.
by froggy
Wed Feb 18, 2009 11:33 am
Forum: Investing - Theory, News & General
Topic: DOW setting a new low?
Replies: 38
Views: 7186

Is Russell predicting how low?
by froggy
Fri Jan 23, 2009 8:07 pm
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: What's your Favorite Beer and Favorite Cocktail?
Replies: 97
Views: 15506

Beer: Fat Bladder

Mixed Drink: Everclear and Turpentine, half and half

Froggy
by froggy
Fri Jan 02, 2009 6:56 am
Forum: Investing - Theory, News & General
Topic: REGISTRATION FOR 2009 BOGLEHEADS CONTEST
Replies: 296
Views: 47783

My guess is 995.44

Charles
by froggy
Sun Dec 21, 2008 9:34 pm
Forum: Investing - Theory, News & General
Topic: Oil in massive contango
Replies: 32
Views: 5666

OMG! All this time I thought it was a prison dance!
by froggy
Sun Oct 19, 2008 8:06 pm
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: JACK BOGLE'S NEW BOOK GIVEAWAY
Replies: 163
Views: 31846

Enter me in the drawing

Charles
by froggy
Sun Oct 12, 2008 6:35 am
Forum: Investing - Theory, News & General
Topic: Shiller says Dow may go down to 4000
Replies: 67
Views: 15344

Jeffy

Jeffy, thanks for posting that. I think it balances this thread, nicely.
We'll see Dow 14,000 again. We just don't know when.

Charles
by froggy
Mon Apr 21, 2008 5:48 am
Forum: Personal Finance (Not Investing)
Topic: Favorite Overlooked, Practically Forgotten Actor/Actress
Replies: 51
Views: 11840

One of my many favorites would be Jack Lemmon

Charles
by froggy
Sat Mar 15, 2008 7:31 am
Forum: Investing - Theory, News & General
Topic: $1000 Gold
Replies: 32
Views: 7219

Selling one ounce gold coins

What's the best place for selling Gold Eagles and Krugerrands of the 1 ounce type?

Charles
by froggy
Sun Jan 06, 2008 10:19 am
Forum: Investing - Theory, News & General
Topic: Laura, how do you compose your asset allocations?
Replies: 43
Views: 10284

Thanks to all for a very valuable post

Charles
by froggy
Wed Jan 02, 2008 6:55 am
Forum: Investing - Theory, News & General
Topic: 2008 BOGLEHEAD CONTEST REGISTRATION
Replies: 317
Views: 78727

1617.18
by froggy
Tue Jan 01, 2008 8:30 am
Forum: Investing - Help with Personal Investments
Topic: Fidelity mySmart Cash
Replies: 64
Views: 18225

Mutual Funds that aren't NTF

What's the commission that Fidelity charges to buy mutual funds that are NOT considered NTF in their brokerage accounts?

Charles
by froggy
Tue Dec 25, 2007 12:03 pm
Forum: Investing - Theory, News & General
Topic: TIPS for Retirement
Replies: 17
Views: 5924

Hi Taylor,
When you retired 25 years ago, did you know what a SWR was?
Also, do you use a fixed percentage now?
Merry Christmas to you

Charles[/b]