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by looking
Fri Oct 20, 2017 2:35 pm
Forum: Investing - Help with Personal Investments
Topic: does S&P 500 included
Replies: 1
Views: 278

does S&P 500 included

Hello, boglehead hope you all well with you. I know total stock vti included most of the stocks .Does S&P 500 contain all the dow jones industrial 30 stocks and Nasdaq 100 stocks technology QQQQ ???. I have S&P 500 and if it does not include then if I want to, I have to buy separate S&P500 and Nasda...
by looking
Fri Oct 20, 2017 10:34 am
Forum: Investing - Theory, News & General
Topic: Is a crash coming soon?
Replies: 64
Views: 5660

Re: Is a crash coming soon?

Hi everyone! Rather new to the forum here. If im not wrong, bogleheads believe that: 1. There's no way to predict what will happen to the market in the short term 2. Past history is not an absolute indicator for future performance/what will happen But just by looking at this very "unscientifically"...
by looking
Thu Oct 19, 2017 2:51 pm
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: building contractor has no license
Replies: 15
Views: 1330

Re: illegally working buiding contractor

Do you have a contract or agreement with license, bonding, etc. provisions? Have there been regular inspections? Do you have a valid building permit? I would get answers to this and then (assuming yes, yes, yes,) meet with contractor immediately and present facts and then seek remedy. If the answer...
by looking
Thu Oct 19, 2017 2:41 pm
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: building contractor has no license
Replies: 15
Views: 1330

Re: illegally working buiding contractor

Do you have a contract or agreement with license, bonding, etc. provisions? Have there been regular inspections? Do you have a valid building permit? I would get answers to this and then (assuming yes, yes, yes,) meet with contractor immediately and present facts and then seek remedy. If the answer...
by looking
Thu Oct 19, 2017 2:40 pm
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: building contractor has no license
Replies: 15
Views: 1330

Re: illegally working buiding contractor

Re: illegally working buiding contractor
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Post by WhyNotUs »

no contract made and no need permit ..window and door and patio cover
by looking
Thu Oct 19, 2017 9:39 am
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: building contractor has no license
Replies: 15
Views: 1330

illegally working buiding contractor

[Thread merged into here, see below. --admin LadyGeek] I just wondering anyone has this kind of experiences; i trusted this guy whatever he said. My contractor is working patio cover and garage door and window and door replacement and something is not right so i was suspicious and found out he lied...
by looking
Wed Oct 18, 2017 10:55 pm
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: building contractor has no license
Replies: 15
Views: 1330

building contractor has no license

I hired a contractor for home repairs but later found he does not have license he lied I paid $ 1700 for repair home but it breaks down. so i tried to send a demand letter first and later file lawsuit but could not find his address, how can i find his legal address so i can send a demand letter and ...
by looking
Wed Oct 18, 2017 10:44 pm
Forum: Personal Finance (Not Investing)
Topic: evicting my tenant for unlawful detainer
Replies: 7
Views: 1555

evicting my tenant for unlawful detainer

My tenant does not pay rent and my tenant sent a certified letter he's moving out end of October, and he said he is using his deposit as last rent payment so i gave 3 days notice to pay rent or quit.and it passed 4 days since giving 3 days notice Should i file unlawful detainer eviction ( attorney c...
by looking
Wed Oct 18, 2017 10:30 pm
Forum: Personal Finance (Not Investing)
Topic: medicare supplement
Replies: 29
Views: 2064

medicare supplement

I live California
Anyone has some experience selecting the Medigap option . and like to know which company carry best one. I'm having trouble choosing the Medigap option ( Medicare supplement )
The option F is good but very expensive monthly premium.
by looking
Wed Oct 18, 2017 9:00 am
Forum: Investing - Help with Personal Investments
Topic: bitcoin makes you rich
Replies: 49
Views: 3990

anhybody buying bitcoin

[Thread merged into here, see below. --admin LadyGeek]

anybody buying bitcoin I'm buying with a small amount
when I hear one guy just made 6 million with the investment of $ 50 k ( true story ????)
so what do you take on this
by looking
Wed Oct 18, 2017 8:39 am
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: gas furnace
Replies: 6
Views: 402

gas furnace

Hello there I try to install a gas furnace and don't know how to go by choosing which brand i should buy, anyone has experience which brand is better than others, and i'm thinking for goodman. Also, what is pros and cons on the attic or ground ( or garage ) for installation of the furnace? Why hvac ...
by looking
Thu Sep 14, 2017 10:45 pm
Forum: Investing - Help with Personal Investments
Topic: Bitcoin
Replies: 131
Views: 10526

Re: bitcoin is crushing hard now

bitcoin is crushing now finally
by looking
Fri Sep 01, 2017 11:12 pm
Forum: Investing - Help with Personal Investments
Topic: Financial reading website with regular updates
Replies: 19
Views: 4551

blocked posting and accessing previous postings

why I'm blocked posting and accessing previous posting s
by looking
Sat Aug 19, 2017 7:43 am
Forum: Investing - Help with Personal Investments
Topic: Bitcoin
Replies: 131
Views: 10526

Gauss44

Gauss44

show me step by step how to buy and sell the bitcoins i want to buy Bitcoin now and im new
by looking
Sat Aug 19, 2017 7:40 am
Forum: Investing - Help with Personal Investments
Topic: Bitcoin
Replies: 131
Views: 10526

Re: Bitcoin

y Gauss44 » Tue Aug 15, 2017 2:13 pm


pls show me step by step how to buy and sell the bitcoin please
by looking
Fri Aug 18, 2017 3:34 pm
Forum: Investing - Help with Personal Investments
Topic: bitcoin makes you rich
Replies: 49
Views: 3990

Re: bitcoin makes you rich

Re: bitcoin makes you rich Report this post Quote Post by Gauss44 » Wed Aug 16, 2017 12:15 pm What I did was go to ebay, bought a bitcoin, which to me, was like buying stock. It just sat there in my online wallet (offline paper wallets are also available) as an investment sits in an investment accou...
by looking
Wed Aug 16, 2017 8:43 am
Forum: Investing - Help with Personal Investments
Topic: S&P 500
Replies: 3
Views: 656

S&P 500

may I ask a bit of stupid question --does S&P 500 contain Dow Jones 30 stock and QQQ 100 stocks ???
by looking
Wed Aug 16, 2017 8:32 am
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: ATT wireless
Replies: 3
Views: 576

ATT wireless

i live zip code 95046 san martin area in California and i subscribe At&T elite wireless paying $50
any one knows any other wireless carrier in n my area less expensive than att wireless.
by looking
Wed Aug 16, 2017 8:24 am
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: Is $9000 too much for a sectional sofa ?
Replies: 130
Views: 9322

Re: Is $9000 too much for a sectional sofa ?

go to Costco with that kind of money you can buy lots more and better quality.
by looking
Wed Aug 16, 2017 8:22 am
Forum: Investing - Help with Personal Investments
Topic: HGTV beach front bargain hunter
Replies: 14
Views: 1668

HGTV beach front bargain hunter

.Do you believe or it is real or just it is fake that the HGTV beachfront house bargain hunters
.
by looking
Wed Aug 16, 2017 8:11 am
Forum: Investing - Help with Personal Investments
Topic: what % of international stock
Replies: 31
Views: 1940

what % of international stock

what percentage of international stock in one's portfolios in this market ???
by looking
Wed Aug 16, 2017 8:00 am
Forum: Investing - Help with Personal Investments
Topic: bitcoin makes you rich
Replies: 49
Views: 3990

bitcoin makes you rich

Bitcoin makes you rich ???? Pls share your experiences. I have heard If you have invested $1000 for Bitcoin in2007, you have 54 million now ????. How the Bitcoin works, and what is it and how to invest it??. I want to set aside for playing money and want to buy. Is it something like you are buying s...
by looking
Sun Nov 06, 2016 12:02 am
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: google phone project fi
Replies: 37
Views: 5214

google phone project fi

Google Phone luxus 5x Anyone use google project fi luxus 5x phone or some experience I'm using the google carrier project fi with luxus 5x phone But the the signal is very bad,and phone cuts off middle of talking,and sender can not hear from me .im very disappointing, I'm thinking to switch to anoth...
by looking
Sat Nov 05, 2016 11:47 pm
Forum: Investing - Help with Personal Investments
Topic: how to use chrome book
Replies: 2
Views: 731

how to use chrome book

Hello bogleheads Where i can get help for using Chromebook ,how to operate, saving,downloading ,editing,picture downloading ,creating file,and printing so on, does google have nationwide free customer services on the Chromebook or any websites can help and can get some traning. Especially I am havin...
by looking
Thu Nov 03, 2016 1:48 pm
Forum: Investing - Help with Personal Investments
Topic: need some help on my situation
Replies: 2
Views: 410

need some help on my situation

Hello all I need some feedback or comment on my situation Back ground 75 years old 15% tax bracket 10 to 15 year time horizon Risk - moderate Only social security is current income Married 50/50 AA All Taxable This is retirement income Invested to all vanguard ETF Current portfolios; voo Vo Voe Vea ...
by looking
Sun Sep 25, 2016 8:21 am
Forum: Investing - Help with Personal Investments
Topic: Differences among Vanguard International funds?
Replies: 30
Views: 10683

vgk and vea

what is difference between vgk and vea---both European developed market inst it ??? maybe i missing something
by looking
Thu Jul 14, 2016 8:03 am
Forum: Personal Finance (Not Investing)
Topic: Mac Computer
Replies: 21
Views: 2133

Re: Mac Computer

can i use chrome book to use fidelity pro trading system ??
by looking
Thu Jul 14, 2016 12:19 am
Forum: Investing - Help with Personal Investments
Topic: Pull out of market?
Replies: 56
Views: 6547

Re: Pull out of market?

just reduce AA then you can sleep peacefully at night
by looking
Thu Jul 14, 2016 12:03 am
Forum: Investing - Help with Personal Investments
Topic: Optimal Bond Fund in Taxable Account
Replies: 12
Views: 1277

Re: Optimal Bond Fund in Taxable Account

seems treasury is way to go
by looking
Sat Jul 02, 2016 12:21 am
Forum: Investing - Help with Personal Investments
Topic: Do I need Value funds after Blend?
Replies: 10
Views: 963

Re: Do I need Value funds after Blend?

3 funds is much better
by looking
Fri Jul 01, 2016 11:36 pm
Forum: Investing - Theory, News & General
Topic: Wellington & Wellesley
Replies: 9
Views: 2278

Re: Wellington & Wellesley

Look at the Vanguard Balances index; the bond investment; on average, it has a shorter duration the either ‘W’ funds. Pick almost any timewindow of 5+years, Wellington outperforms Balanced index despite almost double ER for managed fund. Pick almost any timewindow of 5+years, Wellington outperforms...
by looking
Fri Jul 01, 2016 8:55 pm
Forum: Investing - Help with Personal Investments
Topic: Recommend an Independent Financial Advisor, please? [fee-only]
Replies: 24
Views: 2349

Re: Recommend an Independent Financial Advisor, please? [fee-only]

[quote="psunique"]Thank you, all. For some reason, I thought I'd get an e-mail notification if there were any posts, so I only revisited the site today. I will contact the two FA's, but I like the idea of posting my portfolio, just to see what Boglehead wisdom there'd be. I am just transit...
by looking
Tue May 10, 2016 8:03 am
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: Renting in Maui
Replies: 22
Views: 4294

Re: Renting in Maui

Wanted to throw this out here and see if there are some negatives I am missing. We live in the Bay Area and could rent our town home for about 3000 per month.We have always wanted to try living in Maui,so my idea is rent our place for 1 year and rent a place in Maui for 1 year,smaller and not as ni...
by looking
Sat May 07, 2016 12:13 am
Forum: Investing - Help with Personal Investments
Topic: Best all-in-one fund for taxable?
Replies: 9
Views: 3294

Re: Best all-in-one fund for taxable?

I don't see a problem with tax managed balanced if you are okay with 50:50 and that you cannot rebalance bonds and stocks separately. A higher equity portion should make a fund more tax efficient than a lower equity proportion when looking at index funds. So say lifestrategy growth 80:20 is going t...
by looking
Mon Apr 25, 2016 12:08 pm
Forum: Personal Finance (Not Investing)
Topic: Question for the Bogleheads Millionaires
Replies: 372
Views: 66108

Re: Question for the Bogleheads Millionaires

there is no rules just work hard and saave and invest index
by looking
Mon Apr 25, 2016 9:27 am
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: Renting in Maui
Replies: 22
Views: 4294

Re: Renting in Maui

nting in Maui Postby hoops777 » Sun Apr 24, 2016 4:28 pm Wanted to throw this out here and see if there are some negatives I am missing. We live in the Bay Area and could rent our town home for about 3000 per month.We have always wanted to try living in Maui,so my idea is rent our place for 1 year a...
by looking
Sun Apr 24, 2016 9:34 am
Forum: Investing - Theory, News & General
Topic: Do you think this is a bad time to enter the market? With the dow at 18,000
Replies: 89
Views: 10138

Re: Do you think this is a bad time to enter the market? With the dow at 18,000

Do you think this is a bad time to enter the market? With the dow at 18,000

too expensive wait till 10-15% corrections since there is no correction since 2008 my take on --
by looking
Wed Apr 13, 2016 1:58 pm
Forum: Investing - Help with Personal Investments
Topic: I would like to know the tax efficient vanguard funds & etfs in order.
Replies: 13
Views: 1500

I would like to know the tax efficient vanguard funds & etfs in order.

Hello everyone

I would like to know the tax efficient vanguard funds & etfs in order.

Thank you
by looking
Tue Apr 12, 2016 7:57 pm
Forum: Investing - Help with Personal Investments
Topic: VWINX a 1-Stop Shop? [Vanguard Wellesley]
Replies: 51
Views: 11439

Re: VWINX a 1-Stop Shop? [Vanguard Wellesley]

Ripple202

just wondering to see if just splits 50% wellesley and 50% balanced index fund ?????
by looking
Tue Apr 12, 2016 2:17 pm
Forum: Investing - Help with Personal Investments
Topic: vot and ivog main differnces
Replies: 7
Views: 770

Re: vot and ivog main differnces

FillorKill

i admire your in depth knowledge ,this from as i mentioned previous post- from Dan weiner's portfolios im sure you are familia
by looking
Mon Apr 11, 2016 6:27 pm
Forum: Investing - Help with Personal Investments
Topic: Help with portfolio to generate income with relative principle stability
Replies: 3
Views: 640

Re: Help with portfolio to generate income with relative principle stability

Unread
postby patrick013

im not quite understand your back text,could you please explain in details
by looking
Mon Apr 11, 2016 5:56 pm
Forum: Investing - Help with Personal Investments
Topic: vot and ivog main differnces
Replies: 7
Views: 770

Re: vot and ivog main differnces

FillorKill

what about--- vg voog s&P 5 00 growth- any comment on this
by looking
Sun Apr 10, 2016 9:29 pm
Forum: Investing - Help with Personal Investments
Topic: I have about $800k in my 401k - looking to invest in bonds
Replies: 11
Views: 2151

Re: I have about $800k in my 401k - looking to invest in bonds

aylorBears

40/60 AA is can endure all kind of weather
by looking
Sat Apr 09, 2016 11:04 pm
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: best hospital and clinic for eye vision problems
Replies: 10
Views: 1053

Re: best hospital and clinic for eye vision problems

Ged

yes my doctor said i need -posterior capsulotomy
look like you have the same my doctor recommend , you have now normal vision after the Yag laser ???
by looking
Sat Apr 09, 2016 10:19 pm
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: best hospital and clinic for eye vision problems
Replies: 10
Views: 1053

Re: best hospital and clinic for eye vision problems

adamthesmythe

thank you so much
after cataract surgery, i have developed blurry vision ,and my doctor said i need YAG laser surgery -and it has some rsk ,like retinal detachment so i need to find second opinions and the expert on the YAG laser surgery
please comment on this

thank you
by looking
Sat Apr 09, 2016 9:08 pm
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: best hospital and clinic for eye vision problems
Replies: 10
Views: 1053

best hospital and clinic for eye vision problems

i want to know best hospital and clinic with best Dr ophthalmology for eye vision problems
by looking
Fri Apr 08, 2016 6:56 pm
Forum: Personal Finance (Not Investing)
Topic: does he need file tax
Replies: 2
Views: 396

does he need file tax

HI bogleheads My son is us citizen,and now he is australian permanent resident,-married with austrian citizen, he is now working and living Australia for almost 6 years and visit hers in US once a while he has vanguard account roth IRA and regula account , i manage his account buying and selling .my...
by looking
Fri Apr 08, 2016 7:15 am
Forum: Investing - Help with Personal Investments
Topic: vot and ivog main differnces
Replies: 7
Views: 770

Re: vot and ivog main differnces

FillorKill

in my portfolio i have mix of both ivog and vot after reading yours i need to get lid of it
actually the vanguard independent advisor Dan,weiner recommended im sure you know him
by looking
Fri Apr 08, 2016 7:09 am
Forum: Investing - Help with Personal Investments
Topic: vot and ivog main differnces
Replies: 7
Views: 770

Re: vot and ivog main differnces

FillorKill »

excellent you have in depth knowledge thank you so much