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by LadyGeek
Fri Oct 12, 2018 3:05 pm
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: Dayton, Ohio -- Worth Visiting?
Replies: 39
Views: 2912

Re: Dayton, Ohio -- Worth Visiting?

With reference to some earlier posts, the discussion is starting to get contentious.

Please stay on-topic and state your concerns in a civil, factual manner.
by LadyGeek
Fri Oct 12, 2018 2:47 pm
Forum: Personal Finance (Not Investing)
Topic: Just TLHed for the first time. Should I be happy or sad?
Replies: 6
Views: 850

Re: Just TLHed for the first time. Should I be happy or sad?

This thread is now in the Personal Finance (Not Investing) forum (Tax loss harvesting).

Congrats! Here's the IRS guidance on how to file your taxes. :)

See: Topic No. 409 Capital Gains and Losses | Internal Revenue Service (Limit on the Deduction and Carryover of Losses)
by LadyGeek
Fri Oct 12, 2018 2:42 pm
Forum: Investing - Help with Personal Investments
Topic: [JP Morgan] Target Retirement 2025 - CRAZY ?!?!
Replies: 17
Views: 2214

Re: [JP Morgan] Target Retirement 2025 - CRAZY ?!?!

Jerry55 - Based on the links you've posted, I believe you are referring to JP Morgan, not Morgan Stanley. I have retitled the thread.

If this is incorrect, you can change the thread title by editing the Subject: line in Post #1.
by LadyGeek
Thu Oct 11, 2018 9:33 pm
Forum: Investing - Help with Personal Investments
Topic: Bonds. More bonds.
Replies: 2
Views: 797

Re: Bonds. More bonds.

This thread is now in the Investing - Help with Personal Investments forum (portfolio help).
by LadyGeek
Thu Oct 11, 2018 8:18 pm
Forum: Investing - Theory, News & General
Topic: When Markets Tank, Do This - Jason Zweig
Replies: 5
Views: 2830

Re: When Markets Tank, Do This - Jason Zweig

That doesn't work for WSJ. They do, however, allow articles to be viewed from facebook (and twitter, I see). Go to: Tweets by Jason Zweig (@jasonzweigwsj) / Twitter , then click on the link in this tweet: When Markets Tank, Do This: A poem for investing in falling markets When Markets Tank, Do This ...
by LadyGeek
Thu Oct 11, 2018 7:23 pm
Forum: Investing - Theory, News & General
Topic: [Fidelity announces simplified index fund structure]
Replies: 20
Views: 2439

Re: [Fidelity announces simplified index fund structure]

For completeness, the IRS rounds amounts to the nearest dollar. From: Publication 17 (2017), Your Federal Income Tax | Internal Revenue Service Rounding off dollars. You can round off cents to whole dollars on your return and schedules. If you do round to whole dollars, you must round all amounts. T...
by LadyGeek
Thu Oct 11, 2018 4:17 pm
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: Feeling Guilt among family/peers
Replies: 42
Views: 5109

Re: Feeling Guilt among family/peers

This thread has run its course and is locked (relationship issue - off-topic). See: Acceptable Topics and Subforum Guidelines This is an investing and personal finance forum. We also maintain a subforum that allow our members to discuss consumer goods and services and recreational activities. Anyth...
by LadyGeek
Thu Oct 11, 2018 3:57 pm
Forum: Investing - Help with Personal Investments
Topic: Which market should I go for, to profit most from the correction?
Replies: 35
Views: 2993

Re: Which market should I go for, to profit most from the correction?

An off-topic post and reply were removed. As a reminder, see: General Etiquette This is a moderated forum. We expect this forum to be a place where people can feel comfortable asking questions and where debates and discussions are conducted in civil tones. ...At all times we must conduct ourselves ...
by LadyGeek
Thu Oct 11, 2018 3:52 pm
Forum: Investing - Theory, News & General
Topic: [Fidelity announces simplified index fund structure]
Replies: 20
Views: 2439

Re: [Fidelity announces simplified index fund structure]

I merged mrc's thread into here and retitled the thread for clarity.
by LadyGeek
Thu Oct 11, 2018 3:44 pm
Forum: Personal Finance (Not Investing)
Topic: Pension terminated .. have options
Replies: 28
Views: 3391

Re: Pension terminated .. have options

agsmith77 - You had a duplicate thread, which I've merged into here. The combined thread is now in the Personal Finance (Not Investing) forum (pension).
by LadyGeek
Thu Oct 11, 2018 3:24 pm
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: Anyone done a Hair Transplant?
Replies: 75
Views: 5028

Re: Anyone done a Hair Transplant?

How about the obligatory "Please stay on-topic"? :wink:
by LadyGeek
Thu Oct 11, 2018 3:21 pm
Forum: Personal Finance (Not Investing)
Topic: Lump sum instead of pension
Replies: 23
Views: 1165

Re: Lump sum instead of pension

jjwpls - You had a duplicate post, which I've removed. The replies have been merged into this discussion, which is in the Personal Finance (Not Investing) forum (pension). FYI - To get a moderator's attention sooner, report the post using the "!" in the top-right corner of the post. One of the reaso...
by LadyGeek
Thu Oct 11, 2018 3:08 pm
Forum: Investing - Help with Personal Investments
Topic: Portfolio advise (30 something) from NL
Replies: 41
Views: 899

Re: Portfolio advise (30 something) from NL

Sinsji - In order to give appropriate advice it is best to keep all of the information in one discussion. I have merged your earlier thread into here.
by LadyGeek
Thu Oct 11, 2018 2:52 pm
Forum: Investing - Help with Personal Investments
Topic: 30 yr old needing rebalance advice for current 401k
Replies: 19
Views: 1330

Re: 30 yr old needing rebalance advice for current 401k

wtrtwrclmbr, Welcome! You had a duplicate post and replies, which I've merged into the original discussion.
by LadyGeek
Wed Oct 10, 2018 9:24 pm
Forum: Investing - Help with Personal Investments
Topic: Need money in settlement account to buy a non-VG ETF?
Replies: 16
Views: 930

Re: Need money in settlement account to buy a non-VG ETF?

jhfenton - Sorry to interrupt, but please check your PMs. The images you've posted contain personal info which you may not want public. I removed the images so you can fix them.
by LadyGeek
Wed Oct 10, 2018 7:31 pm
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: My 2017 CRV is a victim of the dreaded oil gas-dilution issue
Replies: 564
Views: 83051

Re: My 2017 CRV is a victim of the dreaded oil gas-dilution issue

Well, back from the dealer and that was pretty much a waste of time. They know nothing, have heard nothing, don't really seem to care. If Honda is providing a fix, the dealers haven't been told in order to inform customers. I've been to three different Honda dealers in three different states and I ...
by LadyGeek
Wed Oct 10, 2018 6:47 pm
Forum: Investing - Help with Personal Investments
Topic: Vanguard not answering their telephone
Replies: 11
Views: 1427

Re: Vanguard not answering their telephone

brak - You had a duplicate post, which I've removed. There were no replies.

In case anyone is having a website problem, see: Vanguard website problems [Transactions won't go through, 500 error...]
by LadyGeek
Wed Oct 10, 2018 6:42 pm
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: Very few junk phone calls in Spain?
Replies: 14
Views: 671

Re: Very few junk phone calls in Spain?

This thread has run its course and is locked (not personal nor actionable). General comment threads are off topic in the forums with "Personal" in the title. See: A reminder that non-investing general comment threads are OT - It must be personal . In other words, you must be asking about your own s...
by LadyGeek
Wed Oct 10, 2018 6:33 pm
Forum: Investing - Theory, News & General
Topic: Vanguard website problems [Transactions won't go through, 500 error...]
Replies: 94
Views: 3912

Re: Vanguard website problems [Transactions won't go through, 500 error...]

I merged Dak52's thread into the on-going discussion. The software sorts by time, Dak52 is listed first. I also retitled the thread.
by LadyGeek
Wed Oct 10, 2018 4:36 pm
Forum: Investing - Help with Personal Investments
Topic: When stocks and bonds drop at the same time, what do you do?
Replies: 40
Views: 4322

Re: When stock and bod drop at the same time, what do you do?

GoldenFinch wrote:
Wed Oct 10, 2018 3:40 pm
You need to fix your title before the jokesters start to joke around. (A lot to work with there.) LOL
I changed the thread title to "When stocks and bonds drop at the same time, what do you do?".
by LadyGeek
Wed Oct 10, 2018 4:35 pm
Forum: Investing - Theory, News & General
Topic: Vanguard website problems [Transactions won't go through, 500 error...]
Replies: 94
Views: 3912

Re: Vanguard website problems [Transactions won't go through, etc.]

I merged Dale_G's thread into the on-going discussion. The combined thread is in the Investing - Theory, News & General forum (news - Vanguard website is impacting transactions).
by LadyGeek
Wed Oct 10, 2018 4:32 pm
Forum: Investing - Help with Personal Investments
Topic: Portfolio advise (30 something) from NL
Replies: 41
Views: 899

Re: Portfolio advise (30 something) from NL

Sinsji had a duplicate post, which I have removed. There was one reply (galeno) which I have merged into here.
by LadyGeek
Wed Oct 10, 2018 2:45 pm
Forum: Investing - Theory, News & General
Topic: The Three-Fund Portfolio
Replies: 2271
Views: 1439075

Re: The Three-Fund Portfolio

New member Sinsji has a question which I've moved into a stand-alone thread. See: [The Three-Fund Portfolio - Netherlands]
by LadyGeek
Wed Oct 10, 2018 1:41 pm
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: 1.5 liter wine
Replies: 52
Views: 11268

Re: 1.5 liter wine

This thread is now in the Personal Consumer Issues forum (wine).
by LadyGeek
Wed Oct 10, 2018 12:20 pm
Forum: Investing - Theory, News & General
Topic: U.S. stocks in freefall
Replies: 7354
Views: 1543759

Re: Stocks tumbling?

It's clearly because of a disturbance of the variable reluctance in the recent turbo encabulator. Which causes a need to maintain a vorden hold until one receives photomagnus clearance from Melnix. :twisted: :D See: "Turbo Encabulator" the Original - YouTube Spoiler alert: For those who need an exp...
by LadyGeek
Wed Oct 10, 2018 12:15 pm
Forum: Investing - Theory, News & General
Topic: U.S. stocks in freefall
Replies: 7354
Views: 1543759

Re: U.S. stocks in freefall

I merged Esq123's thread into the on-going discussion. Let's keep US stock trend discussions to 2 threads - U.S. stocks in freefall (this one) or its counterpoint: U.S. stocks continue to soar! . If anyone spots a separate discussion, please report the post using the "!" in the top-right corner of t...
by LadyGeek
Wed Oct 10, 2018 11:58 am
Forum: Investing - Theory, News & General
Topic: Vanguard website problems [Transactions won't go through, 500 error...]
Replies: 94
Views: 3912

Re: Anyone else having problems logging into Vanguard? [Website problems]

I merged Whakamole's thread into the on-going discussion. The combined thread is in the Investing - Theory, News & General forum (Vanguard website impacting transactions). I retitled the thread.
by LadyGeek
Wed Oct 10, 2018 11:42 am
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: Hiking NH White Mountains. Taking one lens.
Replies: 25
Views: 1030

Re: Hiking NH White Mountains. Taking one lens.

This isn't really in any way related to "personal consumer issues". Plus you'd be better off posting in a forum dedicated to people who take photos. In the same that you wouldn't post in Reddit's weightlifting forum and ask "How should I invest my 401k?". I'd post on https://www.dpreview.com/forums...
by LadyGeek
Wed Oct 10, 2018 6:18 am
Forum: Personal Finance (Not Investing)
Topic: You're in the Top 1% if you have $2.5 million
Replies: 21
Views: 3356

Re: You're in the Top 1% if you have $2.5 million

This thread has run its course and is locked (not actionable). See: Non-actionable (Trolling) Topics If readers can't do anything with the content of a topic other than argue about it, it does not belong here. Examples include: US or world economic, political, tax, health care and climate policies ...
by LadyGeek
Tue Oct 09, 2018 10:14 pm
Forum: Investing - Theory, News & General
Topic: 2018 Bogleheads Conference Notes
Replies: 36
Views: 5000

Re: 2018 Bogleheads Conference Notes

Cool 8-). The wiki has been updated: Bogleheads® 17 - Philadelphia

Heads up - That link comes from llnwd.net, which is owned by Limelight Networks - a reputable Content Delivery Network provider. It's OK to download.

In Linux, Chrome will play it directly.
by LadyGeek
Tue Oct 09, 2018 8:36 pm
Forum: Investing - Theory, News & General
Topic: The benefits of international diversification - NOT: Hulbert
Replies: 80
Views: 5123

Re: The benefits of international diversification - NOT: Hulbert

I merged Taylor Larimore's thread into the on-going discussion.
by LadyGeek
Tue Oct 09, 2018 8:33 pm
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: Thinking of moving to Texas, Iowa, Idaho, or North Carolina
Replies: 205
Views: 13717

Re: Thinking of moving to Texas, Iowa, Idaho, or North Carolina

This is a strict "no politics" forum. I removed some off-topic comments. As a reminder, see: Politics and Religion In order to avoid the inevitable frictions that arise from these topics, political or religious posts and comments are prohibited. The only exceptions to this rule are: Common religiou...
by LadyGeek
Mon Oct 08, 2018 9:02 pm
Forum: Investing - Theory, News & General
Topic: 2018 Bogleheads Conference Notes
Replies: 36
Views: 5000

Re: 2018 Bogleheads Conference Notes

...Gene's process worked well when he had slimmed us down to fit in the group picture at Vanguard. Victoria ... which is now in the wiki's "About Us" page: The Bogleheads® . Click on the footer's About Bogleheads® of any wiki page. Full size in the wiki: File:Bogleheads at Vanguard 2018.jpg (1,023 ...
by LadyGeek
Mon Oct 08, 2018 7:21 pm
Forum: Investing - Help with Personal Investments
Topic: Customer Service with Vanguard
Replies: 99
Views: 6614

Re: Customer Service with Vanguard

Welcome! I moved your post into the on-going discussion.
by LadyGeek
Mon Oct 08, 2018 4:57 pm
Forum: Investing - Theory, News & General
Topic: Podcast Now Available - Bogleheads On Investing: Episode #1 with John C. Bogle
Replies: 63
Views: 6952

Re: Podcast Now Available - Bogleheads On Investing: Episode #1 with John C. Bogle

I would agree, the audio quality could be improved. It's also important to match the audio levels (same "volume" for everything). The lead intro and ending were much lower volume than the rest of the podcast. During the interview, Rick mentioned a concept he uses called an index "strategy box". They...
by LadyGeek
Mon Oct 08, 2018 4:28 pm
Forum: Investing - Theory, News & General
Topic: Biggest bubble in the history of mankind(?) Is it time to sell?
Replies: 40
Views: 3769

Re: Biggest bubble in the history of mankind(?) Is it time to sell?

This thread has run its course and is locked (not actionable). See: Non-actionable (Trolling) Topics If readers can't do anything with the content of a topic other than argue about it, it does not belong here. Examples include: US or world economic, political, tax, health care and climate policies ...
by LadyGeek
Mon Oct 08, 2018 3:57 pm
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: What Movie Have You Recently Watched?
Replies: 3743
Views: 1066116

Re: What Movie Have You Recently Watched?

A post reviewing the "Black Panther" and a reply have been removed. Please avoid any opinions which describe the racial makeup of this movie (offensive).

As a reminder, see: General Etiquette
avoid profanities, obscenities, lewd and otherwise offensive words and remarks
by LadyGeek
Sun Oct 07, 2018 10:15 pm
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: [What TV Show Have You Recently Watched?]
Replies: 868
Views: 94419

Re: Netflix, Your Current Favorite Show

Thanks for all suggestions. We watched Lilyhammer last night and loved it. We were going to watch Fargo, but were prompted to pay...is that normal? Ed I've never been prompted to pay anything extra on Netflix. Amazon Prime, yes. The only time Netflix has asked us for money is if we try to stream an...
by LadyGeek
Sun Oct 07, 2018 8:57 pm
Forum: Personal Finance (Not Investing)
Topic: can i start a private investment firm?
Replies: 70
Views: 5039

Re: can i start a private investment firm?

I removed an off-topic post implying a friend's relation to a politician. Please stay on-topic.
by LadyGeek
Sun Oct 07, 2018 8:32 pm
Forum: Investing - Help with Personal Investments
Topic: Trying to complete 3 fund portfolio design. Help!!
Replies: 8
Views: 897

Re: Trying to complete 3 fund portfolio design. Help!!

I have another 400k in the bank which I have to get invested already to complete my 750k 3-fund portfolio. Please help give me that last push to get this going. What index funds should I invest in? Most people here will recommend Vanguard total stock index Total bond market index (may not be best i...
by LadyGeek
Sun Oct 07, 2018 4:55 pm
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: Failed hard drive(?) data recovery
Replies: 57
Views: 4304

Re: Failed hard drive(?) data recovery

I have a Lenovo T470 laptop. I've had it nearly a year and still like it - decent quality. It has a good keypad and display, which is important. Don't skimp and be sure to get the 1920 x 1080 display.

I also have 2 Lenovo ThinkCentre desktops.
by LadyGeek
Sun Oct 07, 2018 12:46 pm
Forum: Investing - Theory, News & General
Topic: You know you’re a Boglehead when. . .
Replies: 44
Views: 4822

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

This is a "family-friendly" environment - things you can say in front of the little ones. I removed a post which used an "adult language" phrase for a certain type of money (having enough money so you don't need to work for a living). I also removed a reply which linked to a website (and subsequent...
by LadyGeek
Sun Oct 07, 2018 12:09 pm
Forum: Investing - Help with Personal Investments
Topic: Rolling INTO TSP? [Thrift Savings Plan]
Replies: 12
Views: 1129

Re: Rolling INTO TSP? [Thrift Savings Plan]

This thread is now in the Investing - Help with Personal Investments forum (help with portfolio).

The wiki has some background info: Thrift Savings Plan

Also see: TSP transfers and rollovers
MichDad wrote:
Sun Oct 07, 2018 11:42 am
You cannot roll Roth IRAs into the TSP.

MichDad
Thanks! I have corrected the above wiki articles.
by LadyGeek
Sun Oct 07, 2018 11:53 am
Forum: Personal Finance (Not Investing)
Topic: Plan For Depleting Your Investments If No Heirs?
Replies: 39
Views: 4635

Re: Plan For Depleting Your Investments If No Heirs?

This thread is now in the Personal Finance (Not Investing) forum (retirement planning).
JaneyLH wrote:
Wed Oct 03, 2018 8:04 pm
Easy answer! Search Bogleheads for “Variable Percentage Withdrawal”. This is what I’m doing.
Here's the link: Variable percentage withdrawal