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by digarei
Sun Mar 24, 2019 1:58 am
Forum: US Chapters
Topic: Sacramento, CA Area Chapter - Master Thread
Replies: 128
Views: 34826

Re: Sacramento, CA Area Chapter - Master Thread

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by digarei
Tue Feb 26, 2019 12:50 am
Forum: US Chapters
Topic: Sacramento, CA Area Chapter - Master Thread
Replies: 128
Views: 34826

Re: Sacramento, CA Area Chapter - Master Thread

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by digarei
Sat Feb 23, 2019 11:24 pm
Forum: US Chapters
Topic: Sacramento, CA Area Chapter - Master Thread
Replies: 128
Views: 34826

Re: Sacramento, CA Area Chapter - Master Thread

. ... This thread has been updated with essential information about Sacramento Area Bogleheads' next meeting on Mar 9. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . See the first post to learn abou...
by digarei
Sun Feb 10, 2019 2:36 am
Forum: US Chapters
Topic: Sacramento, CA Area Chapter - Master Thread
Replies: 128
Views: 34826

SABH Meeting Summary Feb 9 2019

... S a c r a m e n t o A r e a B o g l e h e a d s ------------------------------------------------------ Sacramento Area Bogleheads - Meeting #46 The Legacy of John C. Bogle . http://I.imgur.com/dWEn3Ig.png Feb 2019 agenda 900x549 dWEn3Ig . Meeting Summary ... SABH ... February 9, 2019 . Thanks t...
by digarei
Tue Feb 05, 2019 12:13 pm
Forum: US Chapters
Topic: Sacramento, CA Area Chapter - Master Thread
Replies: 128
Views: 34826

Re: Sacramento, CA Area Chapter - Master Thread

... Reservations are CLOSED for February 9, 2019 We have exceeded the room capacity with the number of RSVPs for our upcoming meeting on February 9. Apologies to those who were unable to confirm before today. Our next meeting is scheduled on March 9. Thank you for understanding. We are in the proces...
by digarei
Sat Feb 02, 2019 3:24 pm
Forum: US Chapters
Topic: Sacramento, CA Area Chapter - Master Thread
Replies: 128
Views: 34826

Sacramento ~ February 9

... S a c r a m e n t o A r e a B o g l e h e a d s ------------------------------------------------------ Sacramento Bogleheads - Local Chapter #61 Attention: SABH Members If you haven't yet replied to the RSVP request and hope to attend the Feb 9 meeting this coming Saturday, please do so as soon...
by digarei
Wed Jan 30, 2019 3:21 pm
Forum: US Chapters
Topic: Sacramento, CA Area Chapter - Master Thread
Replies: 128
Views: 34826

Sacramento Area Bogleheads - Feb 9 2019

... Discussion Topic #1 The Legacy of John C. Bogle . Members who had personal interactions with John Bogle over the years will share their stories with the group; and others who knew him from his books or speeches are likewise invited to give their thoughts and impressions. . Read the first post t...
by digarei
Thu Jan 17, 2019 1:44 pm
Forum: US Chapters
Topic: Sacramento, CA Area Chapter - Master Thread
Replies: 128
Views: 34826

Re: Sacramento, CA Area Chapter - Master Thread

. ... This thread has been updated with essential information about Sacramento Area Bogleheads' next meeting on Feb 9. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . See the first post to learn abou...
by digarei
Wed Jan 16, 2019 10:40 pm
Forum: Investing - Theory, News & General
Topic: John Bogle has died at age 89
Replies: 856
Views: 49949

Re: John Bogle has died at age 89

... I was invested with Vanguard for several years before I learned of its founder during a broadcast of Bill Moyer’s Journal (PBS). Jack Bogle was there to publicize his new book: The Battle for the Soul of Capitalism . From that interview, I found Jack to be an exceptionally thoughtful and astute ...
by digarei
Wed Jan 09, 2019 1:42 pm
Forum: US Chapters
Topic: Sacramento, CA Area Chapter - Master Thread
Replies: 128
Views: 34826

In Three Days

... Sacramento Area Bogleheads’ OPEN FORUM ▪️ This is our annual free-style event—all financial subjects: Investor Q & A ▪️ Bring a topic for discussion or just come to listen... ... 3 . D A Y S . from today the members of Sacramento Area Bogleheads will be meeting in midtown (see the first post in...
by digarei
Mon Jan 07, 2019 10:17 pm
Forum: US Chapters
Topic: Sacramento, CA Area Chapter - Master Thread
Replies: 128
Views: 34826

Sacramento meeting announcement

... OPEN FORUM Topic suggestions plus questions taken on any investing subject . ... This thread has been updated with essential information about Sacramento Area Bogleheads' next meeting on Jan 12. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ...
by digarei
Sun Jan 06, 2019 12:38 pm
Forum: Investing - Theory, News & General
Topic: How do you view a savings surplus in retirement?
Replies: 117
Views: 6168

Re: How do you view a savings surplus in retirement?

Very intrigued by the answers. They are falling along the lines I was expecting for BH. It does seem like in general BH don't either believe it is a surplus or don't believe in acknowledging it in that manner. This does lead me to question how you ever figure out if you have enough or what your num...
by digarei
Sun Jan 06, 2019 11:46 am
Forum: Investing - Theory, News & General
Topic: How do you view a savings surplus in retirement?
Replies: 117
Views: 6168

Re: How do you view a savings surplus in retirement?

So nobody would view it as a lump sum spendable pool of money to be dipped into at will? You’ll have to decide whether the surplus is part of your investable assets (portfolio) or not. If your expenses are fully met, you could increase your withdrawal rate and spend more... or maintain your current...
by digarei
Tue Jan 01, 2019 10:55 am
Forum: US Chapters
Topic: Sacramento Area ~ Looking for speaker
Replies: 0
Views: 174

Sacramento Area ~ Looking for speaker

SABH LtrHead 552 We’re looking for a Boglehead in or near Sacramento to speak about the Bear Market during our February meeting. Member or non-member. I have plenty of material for you to draw on if you’re interested. Please reply to this post, send a PM or an email to Sacramento.Bogleheads@gmail.c...
by digarei
Mon Dec 31, 2018 11:25 pm
Forum: Investing - Theory, News & General
Topic: Will you contribute the max to your IRA and then invest it all in equities for the first market day of the new year?
Replies: 160
Views: 8329

Re: Will you contribute the max to your IRA and then invest it all in equities for the first market day of the new year?

... Yes, I’ll be making the maximum contribution to our Roth IRAs on the first investing day... but not all of those funds will be invested in equities. I like to simultaneously rebalance by using the Optimal Rebalancing Calculator . Our portfolio’s approximate Asset Allocation is 80/20. I expect th...
by digarei
Tue Dec 18, 2018 6:23 pm
Forum: Personal Investments
Topic: [Portfolio review request - cash portion, asset allocation]
Replies: 5
Views: 366

Re: [Portfolio review request - cash portion, asset allocation]

[Moved into a new thread from: U.S. stocks in free fall --admin LadyGeek] Been investing the max allowed by tax law in my 401 k in a total stock market index fund all my working life. I slept through 2008, doing what I have always been doing. Didn't sell anything and kept up the monthly purchases. ...
by digarei
Fri Dec 07, 2018 3:22 pm
Forum: US Chapters
Topic: Sacramento, CA Area Chapter - Master Thread
Replies: 128
Views: 34826

Sacramento Area Bogleheads - Meeting #44

. ... REMINDER The next meeting of Sacramento Area Bogleheads is upon us! ... Saturday, December 8, 2018 @ 10:30am . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Meeting agenda: see below. ....... ....
by digarei
Wed Dec 05, 2018 3:58 pm
Forum: Investing - Theory, News & General
Topic: The best way to invest is through benign neglect
Replies: 16
Views: 2166

Re: The best way to invest is through benign neglect

I totally missed the horror of the 2008 crash in my 401k because I literally did not know how to log in and check it. I think I got a paper statement once a year but didn't track or compare them by any means. I just kept plugging in my 6 percent even though the employer dropped the 3 percent match ...
by digarei
Mon Dec 03, 2018 5:32 pm
Forum: US Chapters
Topic: Sacramento, CA Area Chapter - Master Thread
Replies: 128
Views: 34826

In Five Days

... THE FUTURE OF INVESTING ▪️ What are the prospects for your early retirement? ▪️ What trends & economic factors will most impact investors? ... 5 . D A Y S . from today the members of Sacramento Area Bogleheads will be meeting in midtown (see the first post in this thread). We meet to discuss al...
by digarei
Fri Nov 23, 2018 11:46 pm
Forum: US Chapters
Topic: Sacramento, CA Area Chapter - Master Thread
Replies: 128
Views: 34826

Re: Sacramento, CA Area Chapter - Master Thread

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by digarei
Tue Nov 20, 2018 3:35 pm
Forum: Personal Investments
Topic: Anyone tired of the stock market going up?
Replies: 368
Views: 41916

Re: Anyone tired of the stock market going up?

The Time Lord no longer posts here I noticed (WHERE ARE YOU TIME LORD?), but I remember this thread because I thought it was kind of funny that the stock market going up could be tiresome. TheTimeLord was last seen entering a vortex near FireCalc FireCalc: How big a grain of salt? I believe the The...
by digarei
Mon Nov 19, 2018 2:02 am
Forum: US Chapters
Topic: Sacramento, CA Area Chapter - Master Thread
Replies: 128
Views: 34826

Sacramento Bogleheads COMING SOON

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Coming Soon: THE FUTURE OF INVESTING - December 8, 2018
by digarei
Tue Nov 06, 2018 1:08 pm
Forum: US Chapters
Topic: Sacramento, CA Area Chapter - Master Thread
Replies: 128
Views: 34826

Sacramento Area Bogleheads - Meeting #43

. ... REMINDER The next meeting of Sacramento Area Bogleheads is upon us! ... Saturday, November 10, 2018 @ 10:30am . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Meeting agenda: see below. ....... ...
by digarei
Mon Nov 05, 2018 1:42 am
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: Dentist replaced crown a few months back and now I'm told the tooth needs to be pulled!
Replies: 49
Views: 3580

Re: Dentist replaced crown a few months back and now I'm told the tooth needs to be pulled!

Don’t chase 5 hundred dollars. It's a lot of money to spend on something with no return in value. For what it’s worth, 10 years ago I spent more than 6 thousand on various procedures in an attempt to save a diseased back molar. The last one (PFG + post) was successful—or has been, to date. PFG + po...
by digarei
Sun Nov 04, 2018 1:30 pm
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: Dentist replaced crown a few months back and now I'm told the tooth needs to be pulled!
Replies: 49
Views: 3580

Re: Dentist replaced crown a few months back and now I'm told the tooth needs to be pulled!

Don’t chase 5 hundred dollars. For what it’s worth, 10 years ago I spent more than 6 thousand on various procedures in an attempt to save a diseased back molar. The last one (PFG + post) was successful—or has been, to date. Every case is different. Diagnostics can be problematic. Skills vary among d...
by digarei
Sun Nov 04, 2018 12:03 am
Forum: US Chapters
Topic: Sacramento, CA Area Chapter - Master Thread
Replies: 128
Views: 34826

Re: Sacramento, CA Area Chapter - Master Thread

Hi Greg. I'm on the steering committee of the MN Bogleheads group. I have communicated with someone from your group in the past. We would be happy to share information with you if you are interested. A few things we are curious about: You meet monthly. About how many people attend? Do you have set ...
by digarei
Sat Nov 03, 2018 10:05 pm
Forum: US Chapters
Topic: Sacramento, CA Area Chapter - Master Thread
Replies: 128
Views: 34826

Re: Sacramento, CA Area Chapter - Master Thread

what time do you meet as I work until 5:00....many thanks, Todd Hi Todd, Sacramento Area Bogleheads meet on the Second Saturday of each month, from 10:30 AM to 12:30 PM. We’ve talked about meeting on Tuesday evenings in addition to our second Saturday event but haven’t drawn enough interest to date...
by digarei
Sat Nov 03, 2018 8:25 pm
Forum: US Chapters
Topic: Sacramento, CA Area Chapter - Master Thread
Replies: 128
Views: 34826

Re: where does this chapter meet?

I live about 15 miles north of Sacramento.....thanks We meet in midtown Sacramento. If you’d like to attend our next meeting, please Send an e-mail to Sacramento.Bogleheads@gmail.com RSVP soon! must be rcv'd on or before Nov 7 Include the following info: a. [First Last] Name b. [Forum] User name c....
by digarei
Sat Nov 03, 2018 2:24 am
Forum: US Chapters
Topic: Sacramento, CA Area Chapter - Master Thread
Replies: 128
Views: 34826

Re: Sacramento, CA Area Chapter - Master Thread

. ... This thread has been updated with essential information about Sacramento Area Bogleheads' next meeting on Nov 10. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . See the first post to learn abo...
by digarei
Thu Oct 11, 2018 3:07 pm
Forum: Investing - Theory, News & General
Topic: U.S. stocks in free fall
Replies: 10365
Views: 1828984

Re: U.S. stocks in freefall

Year to Date and 6-month Standard and Poor’s 500 remain UP.

If we get a 5 year decline, I shall begin to be annoyed.

Nevertheless, if I’m still accumulating, I shall continue to buy.
by digarei
Wed Oct 10, 2018 5:29 pm
Forum: US Chapters
Topic: Jack Bogle Bobblehead
Replies: 24
Views: 3181

Re: Jack Bogle Bobblehead

Cycle wrote:
Wed Oct 10, 2018 12:59 pm
To me it would be a useless chachky destined for a landfill, so tally a no for me.
All of what we buy—and most of us are destined for landfill.

If offered under $20 per, I’ll take a pallet.


tchotchke
by digarei
Mon Oct 08, 2018 12:53 am
Forum: Investing - Theory, News & General
Topic: 7 Investing Truths That Aren't
Replies: 53
Views: 6212

Re: 7 Investing Truths That Aren't

Guess my "gut instinct" was to defend Allan Roth! You weren’t wrong to do so! I think he was in attendance at this year’s Bogleheads conference. Looking forward to seeing a video of the ‘expert panel discussion’ where he was no doubt a participant. The audience at this event would be more informed ...
by digarei
Sun Oct 07, 2018 7:38 am
Forum: US Chapters
Topic: Sacramento, CA Area Chapter - Master Thread
Replies: 128
Views: 34826

Sacramento Area Bogleheads - Blogs & Podcasts

. Sacramento Area Bogleheads - Blogs & Podcasts has been updated with new content. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . See • Sacramento Area Bogleheads ~ Blogs and Podcasts 🎙 . Recommended by members of Sacramento Area Bogleheads .
by digarei
Sat Oct 06, 2018 9:04 pm
Forum: Investing - Theory, News & General
Topic: 7 Investing Truths That Aren't
Replies: 53
Views: 6212

Re: 7 Investing Truths That Aren't

I don’t pretend to be any smarter than Allan Roth... but he says his instincts told him to sell in 2008, while my instincts told me to buy. Our “gut instincts” can be informed by our education and experience. I suspect that this one-page article on the AARP website is meant for a different audience...
by digarei
Sat Oct 06, 2018 6:00 pm
Forum: Investing - Theory, News & General
Topic: 7 Investing Truths That Aren't
Replies: 53
Views: 6212

Re: 7 Investing Truths That Aren't

I don’t pretend to be any smarter than Allan Roth... but he says his instincts told him to sell in 2008, while my instincts told me to buy. Our “gut instincts” can be informed by our education and experience. I suspect that this one-page article on the AARP website is meant for a different audience.
by digarei
Fri Oct 05, 2018 6:59 pm
Forum: US Chapters
Topic: Sacramento, CA Area Chapter - Master Thread
Replies: 128
Views: 34826

Sacramento Area Bogleheads - Oct 13 2018

... What does it mean to Stand on the Shoulders of Giants? . Most people have one or more books or authors that have made an impact on their thinking but you may wish to share an epiphany that you experienced or talk about other influences or motivations that helped you reach your present course. ....
by digarei
Sun Sep 30, 2018 11:46 pm
Forum: US Chapters
Topic: Sacramento, CA Area Chapter - Master Thread
Replies: 128
Views: 34826

Re: Sacramento, CA Area Chapter - Master Thread

. ... This thread has been updated with essential information about Sacramento Area Bogleheads' next meeting on Oct 13. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . See the first post to learn abo...
by digarei
Tue Sep 11, 2018 11:35 pm
Forum: US Chapters
Topic: Sacramento, CA Area Chapter - Master Thread
Replies: 128
Views: 34826

Sacramento, CA Area Chapter - Waz Up?

Short Notice We have a meeting coming up... this Saturday, Sept 15 For more informantion, see the last two posts or the text below. To attend, email the contact info requested on the first post to: Sacramento.Bogleheads@gmail.com ▫️ ◽️ ◻️ Charting the Future by Controlling Cash Flow Bruce B. will p...
by digarei
Tue Aug 28, 2018 3:28 pm
Forum: US Chapters
Topic: Sacramento Area Bogleheads - FAQs
Replies: 2
Views: 2595

Sacramento Area Bogleheads - Blogs & Podcasts

• • • • • • • • • S a c r a m e n t o A r e a B o g l e h e a d s . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . • • • • • • • • • • • W E L C O M E SABH Mbr Ctr 400 77DQOgm http://I.imgur.com/77DQOgm.jpg •...
by digarei
Tue Aug 28, 2018 5:59 am
Forum: US Chapters
Topic: Sacramento, CA Area Chapter - Master Thread
Replies: 128
Views: 34826

not this month ... next month ... S A B H mtg notice

... sacramento area bogleheads meets on second saturday every month in sacramento sacramento area bogleheads meets on second saturday every month in sacramento sacramento area bogleheads meets on second saturday every month in sacramento sacramento area bogleheads meets on second saturday every mon...
by digarei
Sun Aug 19, 2018 11:36 pm
Forum: US Chapters
Topic: Sacramento, CA Area Chapter - Master Thread
Replies: 128
Views: 34826

Re: Sacramento, CA Area Chapter - Master Thread

. ... This thread has been updated with information about Sacramento Area Bogleheads' next meeting in the month of September 2018 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Read the first post...
by digarei
Thu Aug 09, 2018 2:39 am
Forum: US Chapters
Topic: Sacramento, CA Area Chapter - Master Thread
Replies: 128
Views: 34826

Sacramento Bogleheads’ 40th Meeting

. ... REMINDER The next meeting of Sacramento Area Bogleheads is upon us! ... Saturday, August 11, 2018 @ 10:30am . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Meeting agenda: see below. ....... Af...
by digarei
Sat Aug 04, 2018 9:32 am
Forum: US Chapters
Topic: Sacramento, CA Area Chapter - Master Thread
Replies: 128
Views: 34826

Re: Sacramento ~ August 11

... 1 . W E E K . from today the members of Sacramento Area Bogleheads will be meeting in midtown. For details, please see the first post in this thread. The agenda topics are shown, below. We meet to discuss all aspects of personal finance and investing each month on Second Saturday. Reservations ...
by digarei
Mon Jul 23, 2018 5:55 pm
Forum: US Chapters
Topic: Sacramento, CA Area Chapter - Master Thread
Replies: 128
Views: 34826

Aug & Sept @ Sacramento Area Bogleheads

. ... COMING SOON ~ 2018 - - - - - August 11, 2018 David B. will review John Rekenthaler’s Morningstar article exploring the relative importance of diversification, asset allocation and rebalancing. September 15, 2018 Bruce B. will present an updated version of his ‘Cash Flow’ spreadsheet, a multi-...
by digarei
Fri Jul 13, 2018 12:32 am
Forum: US Chapters
Topic: Sacramento, CA Area Chapter - Master Thread
Replies: 128
Views: 34826

Re: Sacramento, CA Area Chapter - Master Thread

. ... REMINDER The next meeting of Sacramento Area Bogleheads is upon us! ... Saturday, July 14, 2018 @ 10:30am . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Location: .. [ air conditioned ] Ambien...
by digarei
Sat Jul 07, 2018 7:45 pm
Forum: US Chapters
Topic: First Post [New to forum, using two-fund portfolio]
Replies: 17
Views: 1461

Re: First Post [New to forum, using two-fund portfolio]

The enemy of a good plan is the search for the perfect plan. You could do much worse. A couple of similar quotes: “We lose perspective on the quality of our creations the moment we create them. And the more we pore back over them in pursuit of a fresh perspective, the farther it moves away from us....
by digarei
Sat Jul 07, 2018 6:19 pm
Forum: US Chapters
Topic: Sacramento, CA Area Chapter - Master Thread
Replies: 128
Views: 34826

Sacramento ~ July 14

... 1 . W E E K . from today the members of Sacramento Area Bogleheads will be meeting in midtown. For details, please see the first post in this thread—or the agenda, below. We meet to discuss all aspects of personal finance and investing each month on Second Saturday. Reservations are being accep...
by digarei
Fri Jul 06, 2018 9:49 pm
Forum: US Chapters
Topic: First Post [New to forum, using two-fund portfolio]
Replies: 17
Views: 1461

Re: First Post

Could I realistically keep this for life? That is my plan anyway. Good plan. You could even rebalance between the two if desired. A little more Wellington for more stock. A little more Balanced Fund for more fixed income. I like to have more in international stock but if you’re a good saver, that w...
by digarei
Thu Jul 05, 2018 10:59 pm
Forum: US Chapters
Topic: Sacramento, CA Area Chapter - Master Thread
Replies: 128
Views: 34826

Sacramento - July 14

. ... This thread has been updated with information about Sacramento Area Bogleheads' next meeting for the month of July 2018 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Read the first post for...
by digarei
Tue Jun 12, 2018 10:17 pm
Forum: US Chapters
Topic: Kansas City Diehard Group
Replies: 38
Views: 12706

Re: Kansas City Diehard Group

How did the March meeting go? I live in Manhattan, KS and just curious Yes, others of us are also interested in the outcome of the March meeting. When is the next meeting scheduled? I’m planning a trip to KC soon and would like to coordinate my time there with your next meeting. Thanks! Fellow KC B...