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by aspiringboglehead
Fri Sep 09, 2011 8:20 pm
Forum: Investing - Theory, News & General
Topic: U.S. stocks in free fall
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nisiprius wrote:Nailed it! :)
Nisiprius, have enough people praised your contributions to this forum overall? They really should! I could spend a whole evening, both productively and enjoyably, simply browsing through your posts.
by aspiringboglehead
Sun Sep 04, 2011 1:38 am
Forum: Investing - Theory, News & General
Topic: Advice request: the difficulties of planning in the abstract
Replies: 8
Views: 1183

If your consulting is structured as self-employment, perhaps you can use self-employed retirement plans -- such as SEP-IRA, SIMPLE IRA, Keogh plans, and solo 401(k) -- that would increase the amount of your tax deferred investments. Victoria Thanks, Victoria. I mentioned this too quickly earlier (w...
by aspiringboglehead
Sun Sep 04, 2011 1:13 am
Forum: Investing - Theory, News & General
Topic: Advice request: the difficulties of planning in the abstract
Replies: 8
Views: 1183

What's your opinion on TIPS and I-Bonds? Do you think they are a crapshoot as well? Even if short term treasuries are the safest asset, I don't know if a 100% short term treasuries portfolio is the safest portfolio (as opposed to one with a large allocation to inflation linked bonds, or a small sto...
by aspiringboglehead
Sat Sep 03, 2011 10:02 pm
Forum: Investing - Theory, News & General
Topic: Advice request: the difficulties of planning in the abstract
Replies: 8
Views: 1183

Advice request: the difficulties of planning in the abstract

I'm not used to asking for advice online, but I've been a longtime reader of this forum, and it's consistently impressed me with its intelligence and thoughtfulness. I have a handful of questions that basically result from difficulties putting the Bogleheads philosophy into practice in my particular...