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by nvboglehead
Thu Feb 28, 2019 11:22 pm
Forum: US Chapters
Topic: Las Vegas Mtgs Master Thread
Replies: 32
Views: 14836

Re: Las Vegas Mtgs Master Thread

The Las Vegas Bogleheads continue to meet in Henderson. We will get together for lunch on Saturday, March 23, 2019.

If you are interested, please PM me with your email address. We will get back to you with the location.

Dale
by nvboglehead
Thu Feb 07, 2019 11:19 pm
Forum: US Chapters
Topic: Las Vegas Mtgs Master Thread
Replies: 32
Views: 14836

Re: Las Vegas Mtgs Master Thread

The Las Vegas Bogleheads continues to meet in Henderson. We got together on November 17, 2018, at the Green Valley Library. This location is no longer available to us, so we have been looking for other locations. We are a dynamic and growing group. There were 17 attendees at our last meeting at our ...
by nvboglehead
Sat Aug 25, 2018 12:09 pm
Forum: US Chapters
Topic: Las Vegas Mtgs Master Thread
Replies: 32
Views: 14836

Re: Las Vegas Mtgs Master Thread

Hi, folks: Our next meeting will be on Saturday, September 8th, at 10:30am. We will using the conference room at the Green Valley Library for two hours. Many of us will be going to lunch afterwards at the Black Bear Diner, which is located next door. The library's conference room can accomodate up t...
by nvboglehead
Tue Jul 17, 2018 12:10 am
Forum: US Chapters
Topic: Las Vegas Mtgs Master Thread
Replies: 32
Views: 14836

Re: Las Vegas Mtgs Master Thread

Hi, folks: Our next meeting will be on Saturday, July 28th, at 11am. We will using the conference room at the Green Valley Library for two hours. Many of us will be going to lunch afterwards at the Black Bear Diner, which is located next door. The library's conference room can accomodate up to 20 pe...
by nvboglehead
Thu May 03, 2018 7:32 pm
Forum: US Chapters
Topic: Las Vegas Mtgs Master Thread
Replies: 32
Views: 14836

Re: Las Vegas Mtgs Master Thread

Hi, folks: Our next meeting will be on Saturday, May 5th, at 11am. We will using the conference room at the Green Valley Library. Many of us will be going to lunch afterwards at the Black Bear Diner, which is located next door. The library's conference room can accomodate up to 20 people. So if you ...
by nvboglehead
Mon Mar 05, 2018 6:45 pm
Forum: US Chapters
Topic: Las Vegas Mtgs Master Thread
Replies: 32
Views: 14836

Re: Las Vegas Mtgs Master Thread

Our next meeting will be on Saturday, March 10th, at 1:30pm. We will be at the Black Bear Diner at 2721 N. Green Valley Road, Henderson, located just south of Sunset Road.

If you are joining us, please let me know so that we can get the tables set up.

Dale
by nvboglehead
Fri Dec 29, 2017 3:48 pm
Forum: US Chapters
Topic: Las Vegas Mtgs Master Thread
Replies: 32
Views: 14836

Re: Las Vegas Mtgs Master Thread

We are still meeting on January 6, 2017 but at the new time of 1:30pm. The new location will be the Black Bear Diner at 2721 N. Green Valley Road, just south of Sunset Road.

Happy New Year,

Dale
by nvboglehead
Sat Dec 23, 2017 5:01 pm
Forum: US Chapters
Topic: Las Vegas Mtgs Master Thread
Replies: 32
Views: 14836

Re: Las Vegas Mtgs Master Thread

Happy Holidays! We will be meeting on Saturday, January 6, 2017, at 1:30pm. Please check back here for our confirmed location.

Dale
by nvboglehead
Mon Nov 13, 2017 6:00 pm
Forum: US Chapters
Topic: 2017 Annual Conference Bogleheads Vegans & Vegetarians
Replies: 5
Views: 1798

Re: 2017 Annual Conference Bogleheads Vegans & Vegetarians

I was happy to see that there were so many vegans/vegetarians in attendance at the BH conference. Perhaps eating intelligently goes along with investing wisely? You went to a great restaurant and I would have joined you but for the fact that I was co-leading an omnivore group.

Dale
by nvboglehead
Mon Oct 23, 2017 6:21 pm
Forum: US Chapters
Topic: Las Vegas Mtgs Master Thread
Replies: 32
Views: 14836

Re: Las Vegas Mtgs Master Thread

Mark your calendars! We will be meeting again at Ping Pong Thai on Saturday, November 18, 2017, at 1pm.

http://www.pingpongthailasvegas.com

Dale
by nvboglehead
Tue Aug 08, 2017 10:39 pm
Forum: US Chapters
Topic: Las Vegas Mtgs Master Thread
Replies: 32
Views: 14836

Re: Las Vegas Mtgs Master Thread

We will be meeting again at Ping Pong Thai on Saturday, September 9, 2017, at 1pm.

http://www.pingpongthailasvegas.com

Dale
by nvboglehead
Tue May 16, 2017 4:40 pm
Forum: US Chapters
Topic: Las Vegas Mtgs Master Thread
Replies: 32
Views: 14836

Re: Las Vegas Mtgs Master Thread

We will be meeting again at Ping Pong Thai on Saturday, June 24th, 2017, at 1pm.

http://www.pingpongthailasvegas.com

Dale
by nvboglehead
Mon Apr 10, 2017 5:44 pm
Forum: Investing - Theory, News & General
Topic: Vanguard Taking-In $2 Billion a Day in New Cash
Replies: 30
Views: 6374

Re: Vanguard Taking-In $2 Billion a Day in New Cash

Again we ask, "why is Vanguard spending anything on advertising?"

Dale
by nvboglehead
Sun Feb 26, 2017 1:44 pm
Forum: US Chapters
Topic: Las Vegas Mtgs Master Thread
Replies: 32
Views: 14836

Re: Las Vegas Mtgs Master Thread

We will be having our next meeting at Ping Pong Thai on Saturday, March 18, 2017 at 1pm.

Happy investing,

Dale
by nvboglehead
Thu Jan 12, 2017 6:52 pm
Forum: US Chapters
Topic: Las Vegas Mtgs Master Thread
Replies: 32
Views: 14836

Re: Las Vegas Mtgs Master Thread

The devoted members of our local Las Vegas group have had to change the date for our meeting in January. It will be this coming Saturday, January 14th at 1pm. The meeting on the 21st has been cancelled.

We are sorry for any inconvenience.

Dale
by nvboglehead
Fri Dec 23, 2016 10:57 pm
Forum: US Chapters
Topic: Las Vegas Mtgs Master Thread
Replies: 32
Views: 14836

Re: Las Vegas Mtgs Master Thread

We will be having our next meeting at Ping Pong Thai on Saturday, January 21, 2017, at 1pm.

Happy holidays,

Dale
by nvboglehead
Mon Aug 15, 2016 8:19 pm
Forum: US Chapters
Topic: Las Vegas Mtgs Master Thread
Replies: 32
Views: 14836

Re: Las Vegas Mtgs Master Thread

We will be meeting again at Ping Pong Thai on Saturday, September 10, 2016, at 12pm.

http://www.pingpongthailasvegas.com

Dale
by nvboglehead
Wed Jun 29, 2016 9:51 am
Forum: Investing - Theory, News & General
Topic: Fidelity lowers expense ratio of some index funds
Replies: 123
Views: 15798

Re: Fidelity Cutting Fees on Index Funds

I have an account at Fidelity and I like them. But I continue to be suspicious as to how long the fee reductions will last. Probably as long as Vanguard exists. After all, this move is in response to competition from the likes of Vanguard. Not necessarily so. Financial companies have a history of d...
by nvboglehead
Wed Jun 29, 2016 8:58 am
Forum: Investing - Theory, News & General
Topic: Fidelity lowers expense ratio of some index funds
Replies: 123
Views: 15798

Re: Fidelity Cutting Fees on Index Funds

I have an account at Fidelity and I like them. But I continue to be suspicious as to how long the fee reductions will last. At Vanguard, I know that the low costs are the result of the non-profit corporate structure. At Fidelity, these are fee reductions that could be reversed in the future, perhaps...
by nvboglehead
Wed May 25, 2016 11:46 pm
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: Pet friendly hotels no fees
Replies: 8
Views: 1430

Re: Pet friendly hotels no fees

Motel 6 also, if you want a really cheap room. We prefer La Quinta.

Dale
by nvboglehead
Mon May 09, 2016 8:49 am
Forum: US Chapters
Topic: Las Vegas Mtgs Master Thread
Replies: 32
Views: 14836

Re: Las Vegas Mtgs Master Thread

Yes, VegasBH and anyone else interested, we will have our next meeting on Saturday, June 18th, at 1pm. The location is again Ping Pong Thai, on the south side of Sunset Road, between Eastern Avenue and Pecos Road. We hope that you will be able to join us.

Thank you,

Dale
by nvboglehead
Fri Jan 15, 2016 5:36 pm
Forum: US Chapters
Topic: Las Vegas Mtgs Master Thread
Replies: 32
Views: 14836

Re: Las Vegas Mtgs Master Thread

The next meeting of the Southern Nevada Bogleheads will be on Saturday, March 5, 2016, 1pm, at Ping Pong Thai.

Dale
by nvboglehead
Wed Dec 30, 2015 10:27 pm
Forum: US Chapters
Topic: Las Vegas Mtgs Master Thread
Replies: 32
Views: 14836

Re: Las Vegas Mtgs Master Thread

We have our first meeting for 2016 scheduled for January 9th at 1pm. Again meeting at Ping Pong Thai on Sunset Road.

Wishing you a prosperous and a happy New Year,

Dale
by nvboglehead
Sat Oct 10, 2015 8:18 am
Forum: Investing - Theory, News & General
Topic: Vanguard Webinars
Replies: 8
Views: 1511

Re: Vanguard Webinars

I always sign up for these and rarely watch them on the livestream broadcast. A couple weeks later, they send out an email that has links with the video and transcripts. I find it most efficient to look over the transcripts.

Happy investing,

Dale
by nvboglehead
Fri Aug 21, 2015 1:12 pm
Forum: US Chapters
Topic: Las Vegas Mtgs Master Thread
Replies: 32
Views: 14836

Re: Las Vegas Mtgs Master Thread

We will be meeting again at Ping Pong Thai on Saturday, August 29th, 2015, at 12pm.

http://www.pingpongthailasvegas.com

Dale
by nvboglehead
Tue Jun 02, 2015 7:54 pm
Forum: Investing - Theory, News & General
Topic: why do some people like Fidelity?
Replies: 92
Views: 21702

Re: why do some people like Fidelity?

I find that Fidelity does have some utility in my life. But Vanguard is ahead of them on security, allowing more flexibility in creating passwords. Also, Vanguard has the feature of sending a text message with a one-time password on log ins. I appreciate the additional security features that they ha...
by nvboglehead
Fri May 29, 2015 10:26 pm
Forum: US Chapters
Topic: Las Vegas Mtgs Master Thread
Replies: 32
Views: 14836

Re: Las Vegas Mtgs Master Thread

We have a lot to talk about so we decided to meet again on June 27th, 2015 at 1pm. The location is the same, Ping Pong Thai.

Dale
by nvboglehead
Tue Mar 31, 2015 6:50 pm
Forum: US Chapters
Topic: Las Vegas Mtgs Master Thread
Replies: 32
Views: 14836

Re: Las Vegas Mtgs Master Thread

Hi, everyone:

The next meeting of the Southern Nevada Bogleheads will be Saturday, May 23rd, at 1pm. We will be meeting again at Ping Pong Thai.

Happy investing,

Dale
by nvboglehead
Thu Jan 08, 2015 11:37 am
Forum: US Chapters
Topic: Las Vegas Mtgs Master Thread
Replies: 32
Views: 14836

Re: Las Vegas Mtgs Master Thread

Sorry about the short notice but the Southern Nevada Bogleheads are meeting at Ping Pong Thai this coming Saturday, January 10th, at 1pm. Eight of us will be there, and we will be recognizing the local winner of the "guess the Dow" contest of 2014 and taking predictions for 2015. We will also discus...
by nvboglehead
Thu Oct 30, 2014 7:48 pm
Forum: US Chapters
Topic: 2014 Annual Conference Bogleheads Vegans & Vegetarians
Replies: 11
Views: 2587

Re: 2014 Annual Conference Bogleheads Vegans & Vegetarians

The conference was wonderful. The food was very good and there were plenty of vegetarian options.

Dale
by nvboglehead
Thu Oct 30, 2014 6:54 pm
Forum: US Chapters
Topic: Las Vegas Mtgs Master Thread
Replies: 32
Views: 14836

Re: Las Vegas Mtgs Master Thread

Our next meeting will again be at Ping Pong Thai on Saturday, November 22, 2014 at 1pm

Dale
by nvboglehead
Mon Aug 11, 2014 9:18 am
Forum: US Chapters
Topic: How old are you?
Replies: 82
Views: 12470

Re: How old are you?

Remember that 60 is the new 40 and 80 is the new 60.

Dale
by nvboglehead
Fri Jul 25, 2014 9:45 am
Forum: US Chapters
Topic: Las Vegas Mtgs Master Thread
Replies: 32
Views: 14836

Re: Las Vegas Area BH Meeting

We will be meeting again at Ping a Pong Thai on Saturday, August 9, 2014, at 1pm

Happy investing,

Dale
by nvboglehead
Wed Jun 25, 2014 9:12 am
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: Directv
Replies: 36
Views: 3690

Re: Directv

The best way to bargain with Directv is to call Dish and see what they will offer you. We do this every two years, as soon as our contract expires, and we invariably switch to the other satellite provider.

Dale
by nvboglehead
Mon Jun 02, 2014 7:20 pm
Forum: Personal Finance (Not Investing)
Topic: Living in or near San Diego
Replies: 17
Views: 7524

Re: Living in or near San Diego

He would be moving from one expensive, high-tax part of the U.S. to another. For this change, he will get great weather in a less densely populated city. Sounds like a good move to me.

Dale
by nvboglehead
Wed May 28, 2014 9:54 pm
Forum: US Chapters
Topic: Las Vegas Mtgs Master Thread
Replies: 32
Views: 14836

Re: Las Vegas Area BH Meeting

This is short notice, but our next meeting will be on Saturday, June 7th, 2014 at 1pm. We will dine again at Ping Pong Thai on Sunset Road.

See you then,

Dale
by nvboglehead
Thu Apr 03, 2014 11:55 pm
Forum: US Chapters
Topic: Las Vegas Mtgs Master Thread
Replies: 32
Views: 14836

Re: Las Vegas Area BH Meeting

We will be meeting again at Ping Pong Thai on Saturday, April 26th, 2014 at 1pm.

Dale
by nvboglehead
Sat Mar 08, 2014 10:02 pm
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: Costco travel for cruise purchase?
Replies: 11
Views: 10096

Re: Costco travel for cruise purchase?

We have gotten better deals than Costco travel by shopping online at bestptricecruises.com, vacationstogo.com and by going directly to the website of the cruise line of interest.

Cruisecritic.com is a good resource to learn about cruising. Check out the online forums.

Happy sailings,

Dale
by nvboglehead
Wed Mar 05, 2014 12:17 pm
Forum: US Chapters
Topic: You know you're a Boglehead when ...
Replies: 121
Views: 25419

Re: You know you're a Boglehead when ...

When you find out that a friend is doing something foolish like using a full-service broker, invested in high expense ratio mutual funds or being sold a variable annuity, you resist the urge to say something. You know that good advice is rarely taken, which is especially true in trying to explain Bo...
by nvboglehead
Tue Feb 18, 2014 12:29 pm
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: ASPCA vs Humane Society
Replies: 27
Views: 6696

Re: ASPCA vs Humane Society

An evaluation of the ASPCA on Charity Navigator shows the following: 31% of their expenses go to fundraising The CEO is paid $591,723 We much prefer supporting out local no-kill shelter, the Nevada SPCA. The Executive Director is doing an excellent job and is paid a fraction of what the ASPCA is spe...
by nvboglehead
Wed Jan 22, 2014 8:42 pm
Forum: US Chapters
Topic: Taylor's 90th Birthday
Replies: 272
Views: 34234

Re: TAYLOR'S UPCOMING 90th BIRTHDAY

Happy birthday, Taylor. Thank you for all you have done for the investor community. The Las Vegas area Bogleheads will be celebrating your milestone at our meeting on January 25th.

Dale
by nvboglehead
Tue Jan 07, 2014 12:50 pm
Forum: Personal Investments
Topic: Best tax exempt bond fund in CA?
Replies: 4
Views: 875

Re: Best tax exempt bond fund in CA?

That is an great choice, as the Vanguard Admiral fund has the lowest expense ratio available, charging only 12 basis points a year. If you are comfortable holding a portfolio composed entirely of CA state and local bonds, then you have found the best choice. Disclosure: I am happy to have left CA ma...
by nvboglehead
Sun Jan 05, 2014 12:33 pm
Forum: US Chapters
Topic: Las Vegas Mtgs Master Thread
Replies: 32
Views: 14836

Re: Las Vegas Area BH Meeting

We are meeting again at Ping Pong Thai on Saturday, January, 25, 2014 at 1pm.

Thanks,

Dale
by nvboglehead
Fri Nov 01, 2013 1:14 am
Forum: Personal Investments
Topic: Fidelity vs Vanguard for taxable account???
Replies: 19
Views: 3575

Re: Fidelity vs Vanguard for taxable account???

Vanguard has a wider breadth of index funds to build your portfolio. This is especially convenient for the taxable account. With Tax Loss Harvesting, you can sell one fund, realize your loss and buy a similar fund the same day to maintain your investment. Examples would be: selling Total U.S. Stock ...
by nvboglehead
Thu Oct 10, 2013 12:48 pm
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: Vehicle suggestions for Big & Tall?
Replies: 65
Views: 26108

Re: Vehicle suggestions for Big & Tall?

For an economic option, consider the Scion XB. I am 6'4" and I find it very comfortable. I say that the XB stands for extra body.

Dale
by nvboglehead
Fri Sep 13, 2013 11:50 am
Forum: Personal Investments
Topic: Is Schwab creeping up on Vanguard?
Replies: 20
Views: 4519

Re: Is Schwab creeping up on Vanguard?

This has been discussed a few times previously. Here are a couple of other threads. http://www.bogleheads.org/forum/viewtopic.php?f=10&t=104859 http://www.bogleheads.org/forum/viewtopic.php?f=10&t=103027 We have closed our accounts at Schwab years ago and moved to VG. With a cost structure that incl...
by nvboglehead
Tue Aug 27, 2013 10:24 pm
Forum: Forum Issues and Administration
Topic: Logging in problem
Replies: 46
Views: 10135

Re: Logging in problem

I am logged out frequently when using my iPad, despite checking the box. This never happens on my desktop or laptop

Anyone know why?

Thanks

Dale
by nvboglehead
Mon Aug 26, 2013 3:20 pm
Forum: Investing - Theory, News & General
Topic: FT Article: Bogle Responds to 'Parasite' Tag
Replies: 16
Views: 4497

Re: Jack Bogle's life-changing invention: Index Funds.

Paul Samuelson, a Nobel Laurate, said this in a speech about index funds to the Boston Security Analysts Society: "I rank this Bogle invention along with the invention of the wheel, the alphabet, Gutenberg printing, and wine and cheese: a mutual fund that never made Bogle rich but elevated the long...
by nvboglehead
Mon Aug 26, 2013 1:38 pm
Forum: US Chapters
Topic: Las Vegas Mtgs Master Thread
Replies: 32
Views: 14836

Las Vegas Mtgs Master Thread

Hello, Southern Nevada Bogleheads: We will be meeting again at the Ping Pong Thai restaurant on Saturday, September 21, 2013 at 1pm. http://www.tripadvisor.com/Restaurant_Review-g45963-d1473707-Reviews-Ping_Pong_Thai_Restaurant-Las_Vegas_Nevada.html Our ongoing conversations about investing are alwa...
by nvboglehead
Sun Aug 25, 2013 3:35 pm
Forum: Investing - Theory, News & General
Topic: FT Article: Bogle Responds to 'Parasite' Tag
Replies: 16
Views: 4497

FT Article: Bogle Responds to 'Parasite' Tag

In today's Financial Times, John C. Bogle rebuts the argument that passive investors are "parasites". Active money management, with costs averaging some 2.27 per cent a year, is the greedy parasite that eats away at the host. With costs of as little as 0.06 per cent per year, the index fund is a wea...