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by bearcub
Sun Jun 28, 2020 11:30 am
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: What are you listening to now
Replies: 726
Views: 38774

Re: What are you listening to now

Life In A Dollhouse. 1967 British band. Unique sound. They use some unique instruments.
by bearcub
Mon May 18, 2020 11:22 am
Forum: Investing - Theory, News & General
Topic: Is Disney the most tempting value stock?
Replies: 223
Views: 13644

Re: Is Disney the most tempting value stock?

Nah. I like KHC Kraft Heinz Company. Like the new CEO. Changes are coming for the company. Check back with me in three years.
by bearcub
Fri May 08, 2020 1:07 pm
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: [What TV Show Have You Recently Watched?]
Replies: 1952
Views: 211775

Re: [What TV Show Have You Recently Watched?]

Alfred Hitchcock Presents. Admire his imagination.
by bearcub
Fri May 08, 2020 1:04 pm
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: What frugal thing did you do today?
Replies: 1477
Views: 170407

Re: What frugal thing did you do today?

I bought a macro beer instead of the more expensive craft beer. Felt very nostalgic. :beer
by bearcub
Fri May 08, 2020 1:03 pm
Forum: Investing - Theory, News & General
Topic: Bonds - Throw it all on the table!!!
Replies: 394
Views: 70833

Re: Bonds - Throw it all on the table!!!

Most of my bond allocation is in the two Vanguard TIPS Funds. I am retired.
by bearcub
Fri May 08, 2020 1:00 pm
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: What are you listening to now
Replies: 726
Views: 38774

Re: What are you listening to now

Love. Forever Changes Album. 1967. Many consider one of the best albums ever. RIP Arthur Lee.
by bearcub
Fri Apr 17, 2020 2:40 pm
Forum: Investing - Theory, News & General
Topic: That's it! Commodity ETFs is snake oil! I'm out!!!
Replies: 75
Views: 7390

Re: That's it! Commodity ETFs is snake oil! I'm out!!!

I remember in a Morningstar video from a few years ago, Bill Bernstein explaining why he does not like commodities.
by bearcub
Wed Apr 15, 2020 6:54 am
Forum: Personal Investments
Topic: What single individual stock would you buy?
Replies: 133
Views: 10271

Re: What single individual stock would you buy?

rosenkrantz1..... KHC cause the price was so low + I like their new ceo. Warren B. still holds it so I took a gamble. Just hoping.
by bearcub
Mon Apr 13, 2020 1:28 pm
Forum: Personal Investments
Topic: What single individual stock would you buy?
Replies: 133
Views: 10271

Re: What single individual stock would you buy?

Bought KHC Kraft Heinz Co. a few weeks back.
by bearcub
Wed Apr 08, 2020 3:32 am
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: What are you listening to now
Replies: 726
Views: 38774

Re: What are you listening to now

Listening to Mew. Their Memorial Day concert in NYC has been cancelled. They are refunding the ticket money.
by bearcub
Tue Apr 07, 2020 1:12 pm
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: Boglehead Beer
Replies: 935
Views: 175963

Re: Boglehead Beer

Drinking Tropic Of Thunder Lager by Stone Brewery. Cost more than macro lagers, but taste good and is 5.8 % ABV. :sharebeer
by bearcub
Tue Apr 07, 2020 3:48 am
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: What are you listening to now
Replies: 726
Views: 38774

Re: What are you listening to now

Brothers Johnson. Strawberry Letter 22
by bearcub
Sun Apr 05, 2020 5:28 am
Forum: Personal Investments
Topic: Seasoned Bogleheads; What 3 Things Have You Done Financially Related to the Economy Recently
Replies: 112
Views: 11124

Re: Seasoned Bogleheads; What 3 Things Have You Done Financially Related to the Economy Recently

My Balanced Fund does its thing. TIPS Funds I do not touch either. I like balanced funds cause I can mess up a free lunch.
by bearcub
Sun Apr 05, 2020 4:40 am
Forum: Investing - Theory, News & General
Topic: Words of Wisdom William Bernstein_chat w/Ben Carlson
Replies: 75
Views: 10876

Re: Words of Wisdom William Bernstein_chat w/Ben Carlson

Enjoy listening to Bill thanks. Like how he calls stocks toxic for those near + in retirement. I was terrified in 08-09 over how much I was down. Today I had my asset allocation at a sleep at night spot thanks to listening to Bill in the past.
by bearcub
Sun Apr 05, 2020 4:32 am
Forum: Investing - Theory, News & General
Topic: Was 1970s inflation a one-time thing?
Replies: 57
Views: 4141

Re: Was 1970s inflation a one-time thing?

I am retired with a large amount of my portfolio in the two Vanguard TIPS Funds. I do wonder how they will perform if we ever have 70"s type inflation again. Not praying for that to happen though.
by bearcub
Sun Apr 05, 2020 4:26 am
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: What Movie Have You Recently Watched?
Replies: 5546
Views: 1359220

Re: What Movie Have You Recently Watched?

12 Monkeys Bruce Willis. Very much like today.
by bearcub
Fri Apr 03, 2020 5:29 am
Forum: Personal Investments
Topic: Anyone here depressed just looking at their portfolio?
Replies: 122
Views: 7550

Re: Anyone here depressed just looking at their portfolio?

Jack Bogle once said something like peep once a year at your portfolio. Stay the course.
by bearcub
Fri Apr 03, 2020 5:26 am
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: Boglehead Beer
Replies: 935
Views: 175963

Re: Boglehead Beer

Article online yesterday stated that alcohol sales are up 55% in the U.S. since the quarantines started. :oops: Drinking Founders Solid Gold Lager. Not as cheap as macos but not as exspensive as most craft beers. Taste good also.
by bearcub
Thu Apr 02, 2020 6:03 am
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: What are you listening to now
Replies: 726
Views: 38774

Re: What are you listening to now

Doobie Brothers. What Were Once Vices Are Now Habits.
by bearcub
Thu Apr 02, 2020 6:00 am
Forum: Investing - Theory, News & General
Topic: Investing in stocks in the current market conditions: how and when would you do it?
Replies: 83
Views: 5916

Re: how many Bogleheads cheating..

I bought some KHC a few weeks ago. No logical reason. Maybe cause I always liked the underdog. Very beat up stock. If it comes back great, if not well. Not a big investment. Buffett will either have the last laugh or I think he will be ok if it flops.
by bearcub
Wed Mar 25, 2020 4:13 am
Forum: Investing - Theory, News & General
Topic: The Calm Post - Stay the course thread.
Replies: 509
Views: 45055

Re: The Calm Post - Stay the course thread.

I am in a Balanced fund + the two Vanguard TIPS Funds. This way the fund stays at it"s stock + bond %. A forced calm I imagine. Did go "wild" and bought some KHC last week. Some folks were saying they might go under. I don"t think so.
by bearcub
Mon Mar 23, 2020 4:19 pm
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: What are you listening to now
Replies: 726
Views: 38774

Re: What are you listening to now

Strange Days by the doors 1967. Feels like it today for sure.
by bearcub
Thu Mar 19, 2020 8:45 am
Forum: Investing - Theory, News & General
Topic: What changes will you make in your life ...
Replies: 16
Views: 1178

Re: What changes will you make in your life ...

Instead of buying craft beers all the time, I will go back to purchasing some macro beers. EX. PBR,Miller, etc.
by bearcub
Tue Mar 17, 2020 8:20 am
Forum: Investing - Theory, News & General
Topic: Who here is buying stocks today and how much?
Replies: 306
Views: 27573

Re: Who here is buying stocks today and how much?

Watchnerd= I have some faith in their new CEO. Also I am hoping that they change their structure, new healthier products. Ahh, just intuition. Did not really invest much in it. Time will tell. I think they scaled back part of their dividend awhile ago.
by bearcub
Mon Mar 16, 2020 5:54 pm
Forum: Investing - Theory, News & General
Topic: Who here is buying stocks today and how much?
Replies: 306
Views: 27573

Re: Who here is buying stocks today and how much?

Not bogleheadish, but bought some KHC today. If it goes up or down, at least I can giggle with Buffett. :P
by bearcub
Mon Mar 16, 2020 5:43 am
Forum: Personal Investments
Topic: Who is staying course and how are you dealing with net worth going down?
Replies: 359
Views: 26259

Re: Who is staying course and how are you dealing with net worth going down?

My IRAs are in Balanced funds. They rebalance for me, I don"t touch them. I go into the park on off hours onto the nature trails to breathe in that good a-s prana. At home I have some great craft ales to get me buy. I take this very serious. Trying to keep my good energy up + positive. :beer
by bearcub
Thu Mar 12, 2020 7:01 am
Forum: US Chapters
Topic: [Archived] Bogleheads community discussion - Coronavirus
Replies: 4963
Views: 193818

Re: Bogleheads community discussion - Coronavirus

Where is Black Swan Nassim Taleb when you need him? :confused
by bearcub
Thu Mar 12, 2020 6:27 am
Forum: Investing - Theory, News & General
Topic: Coronavirus and the market
Replies: 3987
Views: 303103

Re: Coronavirus and the market

Where is Black Swan Nassim Taleb when you need him. :oops:
by bearcub
Thu Mar 12, 2020 5:27 am
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: What are you listening to now
Replies: 726
Views: 38774

Re: What are you listening to now

Mew. A Danish alternative band. Going to see them Memorial Day at The Bowery Ballroom NYC.
by bearcub
Thu Mar 12, 2020 5:22 am
Forum: Personal Investments
Topic: where are you investing now?
Replies: 4
Views: 561

Re: where are you investing now?

I"m sticking to my balanced fund. This way I don"t mess things up.
by bearcub
Mon Mar 02, 2020 11:27 pm
Forum: US Chapters
Topic: Where is Livesoft!?
Replies: 147
Views: 27819

Re: Where is Livesoft!?

I still miss PiperWarrior. Hope he or she is OK.
by bearcub
Mon Mar 02, 2020 10:56 am
Forum: Investing - Theory, News & General
Topic: The Dark Side of "Stay the Course"
Replies: 202
Views: 16469

Re: The Dark Side of "Stay the Course"

Balanced fund + TIPS I can ruin a free lunch.
by bearcub
Mon Mar 02, 2020 10:52 am
Forum: Personal Investments
Topic: Another Edward Jones and other Financial Advisor "Lessons to Share"
Replies: 80
Views: 9972

Re: Another Edward Jones and other Financial Advisor "Lessons to Share"

My cousin told me a few years ago that she had talk to a friends advisor from Primerica. He was gonna put her in some load high fee funds. Also a high fee variable annuity. She told him forget it + I got her setup with Vanguard. She is thankful + gives me a good Christmas present each year. :D
by bearcub
Mon Mar 02, 2020 10:41 am
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: What Movie Have You Recently Watched?
Replies: 5546
Views: 1359220

Re: What Movie Have You Recently Watched?

US. A horror/chiller movie with several hidden meanings. Was pretty good.
by bearcub
Thu Feb 27, 2020 6:24 pm
Forum: Investing - Theory, News & General
Topic: who is worried and feels like selling stocks?
Replies: 254
Views: 18948

Re: Who else has sold? If you haven't do you have Plan B?

I hold balanced funds. They handle the rebalancing + dividends.
by bearcub
Tue Jan 14, 2020 1:34 pm
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: What are you listening to now
Replies: 726
Views: 38774

Re: What are you listening to now

Tame Impala. Their Lonerism album.
by bearcub
Sat Dec 28, 2019 7:56 am
Forum: Investing - Theory, News & General
Topic: Are we getting spoiled by the long bull market?
Replies: 109
Views: 9539

Re: Are we getting spoiled by the long bull market?

In 2008 I was terrified when the market dropped. That"s why I hold my stocks in a balanced fund. Today I still hold a balanced fund, however one with a lower stock holding since I am retired.
by bearcub
Sat Dec 28, 2019 7:51 am
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: What frugal thing did you do today?
Replies: 1477
Views: 170407

Re: What frugal thing did you do today?

I often walk through the Macys by my house and spray on the men"s post shave spray samples on.
by bearcub
Tue Dec 24, 2019 9:17 pm
Forum: Investing - Theory, News & General
Topic: 60/40 allocation criticism
Replies: 60
Views: 10699

Re: 60/40 allocation criticism

For most of my working career I had my entire 401k in the Vanguard Wellington Fund. Did pretty good.
by bearcub
Fri Dec 20, 2019 2:27 pm
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: [What UN-frugal thing do you do? What do you splurge on?]
Replies: 588
Views: 51703

Re: [What UN-frugal thing do you do? What do you splurge on?]

Bought a limited bottle of founders Canadian Breakfast Stout, bomber size. Cost 26$
by bearcub
Fri Dec 20, 2019 2:24 pm
Forum: Investing - Theory, News & General
Topic: You’re never going to make enough money if you have 40% of your money in bonds
Replies: 186
Views: 17421

Re: You’re never going to make enough money if you have 40% of your money in bonds

In my working years I had all of my 401k in the Vanguard Wellington fund. Did pretty well. However the last 15 or 20 years I always maxed it out.
by bearcub
Sat Nov 30, 2019 5:45 am
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: What Movie Have You Recently Watched?
Replies: 5546
Views: 1359220

Re: What Movie Have You Recently Watched?

Harold + Kumar go to White Castle. Don"t like many comedies, however this one always makes me laugh.
by bearcub
Sat Nov 30, 2019 5:43 am
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: [What UN-frugal thing do you do? What do you splurge on?]
Replies: 588
Views: 51703

Re: [What UN-frugal thing do you do? What do you splurge on?]

The new roof + windows on my house. Piece of mind. Will help when I sell it within the next 2 years.
by bearcub
Sat Nov 30, 2019 5:40 am
Forum: Personal Investments
Topic: All in one Funds
Replies: 16
Views: 2329

Re: All in one Funds

Retired. Have most of my FI in the two Vanguard TIPS Funds. The rest in Wellesley Global Fund. Wife has her IRA in Mairs + Power Balanced Fund for the last 25 years or so. I am now around 40/60 or so. I can live with that. Best wishes.
by bearcub
Sat Nov 09, 2019 4:55 am
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: What Book Are You Currently Reading? Part VI
Replies: 4447
Views: 1258225

Re: What Book Are You Currently Reading? Part VI

Undo It by DR. Dean Ornish + Anne Ornish. Modivation for a healthy lifestyle.
by bearcub
Wed Oct 16, 2019 7:08 pm
Forum: Investing - Theory, News & General
Topic: Indexing beats Wellington and Wellesley right?
Replies: 205
Views: 40474

Re: Indexing beats Wellington and Wellesley right?

For many of my working years I held the Wellington fund in my 401K. I was happy with it. Could of maybe done better, but could of done much worse also.
by bearcub
Tue Oct 01, 2019 4:34 am
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: What Movie Have You Recently Watched?
Replies: 5546
Views: 1359220

Re: What Movie Have You Recently Watched?

bengal22...how so. Animal agriculture, overpopulation, shrinking resources,etc. I hope for the best + prepare for the worst. Goverments are.... fill in the blank.
by bearcub
Tue Oct 01, 2019 4:30 am
Forum: Personal Investments
Topic: Retirees - do you hold extra cash for a bear market?
Replies: 93
Views: 10460

Re: Retirees - do you hold extra cash for a bear market?

Hold two balanced funds + reinvest dividends. Hold both Vanguard TIPS Funds also. Keep seven years what I need in the short-term one. All in IRAs. Still holding two years of mature EE Bonds.
by bearcub
Tue Sep 17, 2019 3:44 am
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: What Book Are You Currently Reading? Part VI
Replies: 4447
Views: 1258225

Re: What Book Are You Currently Reading? Part VI

Vineland by Thomas Pynchon.