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by Mel Lindauer
Tue Mar 27, 2018 10:26 am
Forum: Local Chapters and Bogleheads Community
Topic: Is there a U.K bogleheads Chapter??
Replies: 17
Views: 1716

Re: Is there a U.K bogleheads Chapter??

Are there enough UK members from any one area to establish a Local Chapter that would meet in person? If not, we do have a Virtual Local Chapter that meets online. The time difference might be a factor, though. Use this link and scroll down to Local Chapter #73 for more info. https://www.google.com/...
by Mel Lindauer
Mon Mar 26, 2018 10:27 am
Forum: Investing - Theory, News & General
Topic: Could black swan be a 10%-one-time tax on wealth ?
Replies: 12
Views: 1961

Re: Could black swan be a 10%-one-time tax on wealth ?

This thread is locked. Speculation of future legislation is not allowed.
by Mel Lindauer
Tue Mar 20, 2018 5:15 pm
Forum: Local Chapters and Bogleheads Community
Topic: New Israeli Local Chapter Established
Replies: 14
Views: 3501

Re: New Israeli Local Chapter Established

Thanks, Mel! I encourage everyone who posted here and any other Bogleheads in Israel to join the e-mail forum at https://groups.google.com/d/forum/israeli-bogleheads. We can set a date and time for the first meeting of Bogleheads in the Holy Land, and see what we can do together. Looking forward. T...
by Mel Lindauer
Tue Mar 20, 2018 10:45 am
Forum: Local Chapters and Bogleheads Community
Topic: New Israeli Local Chapter Established
Replies: 14
Views: 3501

Re: New Israeli Local Chapter Established

OK, it's official. We now have a Bogleheads Local Chapter in Israel. Hashkaah (Yehoshua) has stepped up and agreed to the the Coordinator for our newest Local Chapter, located in Israel. Here's the contact info: israeli-bogleheads@googlegroups.com and https://groups.google.com/d/forum/israeli-bogleh...
by Mel Lindauer
Mon Mar 19, 2018 10:12 pm
Forum: Local Chapters and Bogleheads Community
Topic: New Israeli Local Chapter Established
Replies: 14
Views: 3501

Re: Any other Bogleheads in Israel?

OK, there's definitely enough interest in getting an Israeli Local Chapter going. All we need now is for one of you to step up and agree to be the Local Chapter Coordinator. You can use this thread to communicate with other members regarding meeting dates, locations, times, agendas, etc. Drop me a P...
by Mel Lindauer
Mon Mar 19, 2018 9:57 pm
Forum: Investing - Theory, News & General
Topic: 2018 BOGLEHEADS CONFERENCE SOLD OUT
Replies: 109
Views: 20612

Re: 2018 BOGLEHEADS CONFERENCE SOLD OUT

Yukon wrote:
Mon Mar 19, 2018 8:16 pm
Mel Lindauer wrote:
Mon Mar 19, 2018 9:26 am

And if we did that, we'd have all the old members applying for a second account in order to qualify. :)
I mean to reward the old members by giving them first dibs :)
Sorry, I misread your post.
by Mel Lindauer
Mon Mar 19, 2018 12:14 pm
Forum: Investing - Theory, News & General
Topic: 2018 BOGLEHEADS CONFERENCE SOLD OUT
Replies: 109
Views: 20612

Re: 2018 BOGLEHEADS CONFERENCE SOLD OUT

Any chance of a video of the main presentations that we can view later? Especially for those of us that don't live in the States most of the time? Add it to the Wiki maybe?? _D_ The videos are online right here in the wiki and have been since we started recording the sessions a number of years ago....
by Mel Lindauer
Mon Mar 19, 2018 9:26 am
Forum: Investing - Theory, News & General
Topic: 2018 BOGLEHEADS CONFERENCE SOLD OUT
Replies: 109
Views: 20612

Re: 2018 BOGLEHEADS CONFERENCE SOLD OUT

Yukon wrote:
Sun Mar 18, 2018 4:01 pm
Please, add me to the waiting list. Sorry to miss the announcement. As the popularity of this board increases maybe we can allow members who joined in 2008 or earlier first opportunity :)
And if we did that, we'd have all the old members applying for a second account in order to qualify. :)
by Mel Lindauer
Mon Mar 19, 2018 8:31 am
Forum: Investing - Theory, News & General
Topic: New Jack Bogle Book?
Replies: 3
Views: 1298

Re: New Jack Bogle Book?

Yes, since I was interviewed for the article, I saw that reference to his new book. With Jack's age and crazy schedule, you simply can't rush him. It will be out when it's ready. Hi Mel - I had wanted to ask (if possible and allowed :) ) what the overall theme of the book will be: investment, specu...
by Mel Lindauer
Sun Mar 18, 2018 11:25 am
Forum: Local Chapters and Bogleheads Community
Topic: New Israeli Local Chapter Established
Replies: 14
Views: 3501

Re: Any other Bogleheads in Israel?

You're almost there!
by Mel Lindauer
Fri Mar 16, 2018 7:08 pm
Forum: Investing - Theory, News & General
Topic: Q&A WITH JACK BOGLE - ASK YOUR QUESTIONS HERE
Replies: 43
Views: 8100

Re: Q&A WITH JACK BOGLE - ASK YOUR QUESTIONS HERE

I'll throw my usual out there: If you were born Mr. Yasuhara from Tokyo would you have been advocating 100% US equities this whole time or is that only because you were born Mr. Bogle from Montclair, NJ? Good luck. p.s. I am not sure if someone has already asked my perpetual query, but if it has pl...
by Mel Lindauer
Fri Mar 16, 2018 12:24 pm
Forum: Local Chapters and Bogleheads Community
Topic: St Louis Bogleheads
Replies: 56
Views: 8499

Re: St Louis Bogleheads

Yes, the St Louis Local Chapter was formed. Sounds like we may need a new Local Chapter Coordinator. If someone's interested, PM me and we'll get you going again.
by Mel Lindauer
Fri Mar 16, 2018 8:03 am
Forum: Local Chapters and Bogleheads Community
Topic: New Israeli Local Chapter Established
Replies: 14
Views: 3501

Re: Any other Bogleheads in Israel?

If you get one more Israeli Boglehead who's interested, we can establish a Boglehead Local Chapter in Israel. Let me know either here or via PM if one of you is interested in being the Local Chapter Coordinator and we'll get your group established.
by Mel Lindauer
Wed Mar 14, 2018 4:24 pm
Forum: Investing - Theory, News & General
Topic: Got a Question for the Experts Panel at the Bogleheads Conference?
Replies: 17
Views: 4627

Got a Question for the Experts Panel at the Bogleheads Conference?

Hello Everyone: Mel Turner, my friend, fellow Marine and Conference team member, will be handling the duties of moderating the Question & Answer sessions with a number of authors and experts at our upcoming 2018 Bogleheads Conference which takes place October 3-5. The Expert Panel members include (i...
by Mel Lindauer
Wed Mar 14, 2018 3:22 pm
Forum: Investing - Theory, News & General
Topic: Q&A WITH JACK BOGLE - ASK YOUR QUESTIONS HERE
Replies: 43
Views: 8100

Q&A WITH JACK BOGLE - ASK YOUR QUESTIONS HERE

Hello Everyone: This year's Moderator for the Question and Answer session with our friend and mentor, Jack Bogle will be my good friend and Conference teammate, Ed Rager. The Q&A will take place during our annual get-together with Jack at the 2018 Bogleheads Conference in Philadelphia on October 3-5...
by Mel Lindauer
Wed Mar 14, 2018 3:15 pm
Forum: Investing - Theory, News & General
Topic: Vanguard's New Podcast Series
Replies: 19
Views: 2861

Re: Vanguard's New Podcast Series

I think that's a standard legal disclaimer and didn't feel offended by it in the least. Agree with you, though, that's it is a bit funny. It's very standard, and I don't know why it struck me as funny, except that it was rather early in the morning. :beer I suspect you found it amusing because we B...
by Mel Lindauer
Wed Mar 14, 2018 3:08 pm
Forum: Investing - Theory, News & General
Topic: Vanguard's New Podcast Series
Replies: 19
Views: 2861

Re: Vanguard's New Podcast Series

Mel, I just listened to the podcast and enjoyed your part of it, I wish your interview was longer ... and thanks for everything you and others do on the Bogleheads! The future podcasts will include other Boglehead authors and experts as well, since part of the series was recorded at Vanguard's stud...
by Mel Lindauer
Wed Mar 14, 2018 3:03 pm
Forum: Investing - Theory, News & General
Topic: Vanguard's New Podcast Series
Replies: 19
Views: 2861

Re: Vanguard's New Podcast Series

Thanks, Mel. I listened this morning and enjoyed it. For some reason, I was amused by the Mel Lindauer disclaimer at the end. :beer You mean the part about the Bogleheads and Mel Lindauer not being associated with Vanguard and the views expressed are not necessarily those of Vanguard? I think that'...
by Mel Lindauer
Wed Mar 14, 2018 2:59 pm
Forum: Investing - Theory, News & General
Topic: Vanguard's New Podcast Series
Replies: 19
Views: 2861

Re: Vanguard's New Podcast Series

Is there a good way to subscribe to this podcast series through something like Podkicker (which I use for podcasts I listen to)? Apparently you can subscribe to the series. At the end of the podcast, Vanguard says: Joel Dickson: Or, simply subscribe to our series and you won’t miss an episode.
by Mel Lindauer
Tue Mar 13, 2018 10:46 pm
Forum: Investing - Theory, News & General
Topic: Boglehead-approved personal finance podcasts?
Replies: 27
Views: 3783

Re: Boglehead-approved personal finance podcasts?

The first in a new Vanguard series of podcasts. The Bogleheads are prominently featured in this one.

https://investornews.vanguard/getting-s ... nger-self/
by Mel Lindauer
Tue Mar 13, 2018 7:49 pm
Forum: Investing - Theory, News & General
Topic: Vanguard's New Podcast Series
Replies: 19
Views: 2861

Re: Vanguard Podcast Series

AJC408 wrote:
Tue Mar 13, 2018 7:07 pm
Looking forward to listening to it on my morning commute! :happy
Hope it's interesting enough that it doesn't lull you to sleep! :D
by Mel Lindauer
Tue Mar 13, 2018 5:26 pm
Forum: Investing - Theory, News & General
Topic: Vanguard's New Podcast Series
Replies: 19
Views: 2861

Vanguard's New Podcast Series

Hi Everyone: Vanguard has started a series of podcasts, and I was honored to be interviewed for the first podcast. The Bogleheads are featured prominently in the podcast. Here's a link to the audio podcast as well as a written transcript for those who would rather read than listen. Enjoy. https://in...
by Mel Lindauer
Tue Mar 13, 2018 3:47 pm
Forum: Local Chapters and Bogleheads Community
Topic: Is there a U.K bogleheads Chapter??
Replies: 17
Views: 1716

Re: Is there a U.K bogleheads Chapter??

All we need now is for one of you to agree to be the Local Chapter Coordinator. That person doesn't have to be an investing guru. Rather, the Coordinator simply communicates with the other members about meeting dates, locations, times, etc. That communication can take place right here on this thread...
by Mel Lindauer
Thu Mar 08, 2018 10:30 pm
Forum: Investing - Theory, News & General
Topic: 2018 BOGLEHEADS CONFERENCE SOLD OUT
Replies: 109
Views: 20612

Re: 2018 BOGLEHEADS CONFERENCE SOLD OUT

Bylo Selhi wrote:
Thu Mar 08, 2018 3:18 pm

I wonder what percentage of the people who did manage to get a reservation to this year's event are first-time attendees.
FYI, the percentage of new attendees has been pretty constant at ~40% from year to year.
by Mel Lindauer
Thu Mar 08, 2018 1:34 pm
Forum: Investing - Theory, News & General
Topic: 2018 BOGLEHEADS CONFERENCE SOLD OUT
Replies: 109
Views: 20612

Re: 2018 BOGLEHEADS CONFERENCE SOLD OUT

Regarding questions about making the conference bigger, Mel Lindauer posted this after last year's conference. Subject: 2017 BOGLEHEADS CONFERENCE ANNOUNCEMENT Obviously we could sell out a much larger venue, but we prefer a smaller group (200) where attendees get a chance to interact with Jack Bog...
by Mel Lindauer
Wed Mar 07, 2018 11:15 am
Forum: Investing - Theory, News & General
Topic: 2018 BOGLEHEADS CONFERENCE SOLD OUT
Replies: 109
Views: 20612

Re: 2018 BOGLEHEADS CONFERENCE ANNOUNCEMENT

Please, add me +1 to the waitlist. Thanks! Edit: I’ve read more closely and I see there will be no waitlist. Hopefully next year I can attend. While there is no "formal" wait list, folks should feel free to add their names to this thread, just in case. The odds of getting in aren't very good, but n...
by Mel Lindauer
Tue Mar 06, 2018 11:44 pm
Forum: Investing - Theory, News & General
Topic: 2018 BOGLEHEADS CONFERENCE SOLD OUT
Replies: 109
Views: 20612

Re: 2018 BOGLEHEADS CONFERENCE ANNOUNCEMENT

Sorry folks, we're sold out. Better get those checks in to make sure you get the spot you registered for or else you'll lose it.
by Mel Lindauer
Tue Mar 06, 2018 11:07 pm
Forum: Investing - Theory, News & General
Topic: 2018 BOGLEHEADS CONFERENCE SOLD OUT
Replies: 109
Views: 20612

Re: 2018 BOGLEHEADS CONFERENCE ANNOUNCEMENT

FINAL WARNING.

Only five spots left. Sign up now or you'll be shut out.
by Mel Lindauer
Tue Mar 06, 2018 9:04 pm
Forum: Investing - Theory, News & General
Topic: 2018 BOGLEHEADS CONFERENCE SOLD OUT
Replies: 109
Views: 20612

Re: 2018 BOGLEHEADS CONFERENCE ANNOUNCEMENT

LadyGeek wrote:
Tue Mar 06, 2018 8:11 pm
Due to the Nor'easter, I won't be able to put my check in the mail until late Thursday.
Likely story. Looks like we may not have a wiki demo this year! :annoyed

Seriously, I saw the storm's heading your way. Just get it in the mail by Thurs. and you should be fine, LG.
by Mel Lindauer
Tue Mar 06, 2018 7:54 pm
Forum: Investing - Theory, News & General
Topic: 2018 BOGLEHEADS CONFERENCE SOLD OUT
Replies: 109
Views: 20612

Re: 2018 BOGLEHEADS CONFERENCE ANNOUNCEMENT

We're up to 142 in less than two hours. At this rate (71 per hour), we could be sold out in three hours. Better get in while the getting's good if you really want to attend.
by Mel Lindauer
Tue Mar 06, 2018 6:45 pm
Forum: Investing - Theory, News & General
Topic: 2018 BOGLEHEADS CONFERENCE SOLD OUT
Replies: 109
Views: 20612

Re: 2018 BOGLEHEADS CONFERENCE ANNOUNCEMENT

TravelGeek wrote:
Tue Mar 06, 2018 6:33 pm
Check’s in the mail :beer
See you in Philly!
by Mel Lindauer
Tue Mar 06, 2018 6:18 pm
Forum: Investing - Theory, News & General
Topic: 2018 BOGLEHEADS CONFERENCE SOLD OUT
Replies: 109
Views: 20612

Re: 2018 BOGLEHEADS CONFERENCE ANNOUNCEMENT

Trapper wrote:
Tue Mar 06, 2018 6:09 pm
Please add me to the waitlist.
Sold out in four minutes!
Try again. The link has been corrected to 2018 and we're not sold out yet.
by Mel Lindauer
Tue Mar 06, 2018 6:16 pm
Forum: Investing - Theory, News & General
Topic: 2018 BOGLEHEADS CONFERENCE SOLD OUT
Replies: 109
Views: 20612

Re: 2018 BOGLEHEADS CONFERENCE ANNOUNCEMENT

Please add me to the waiting list. I attended last year and it was a great conference. There won't be a wait list. If you want to attend, you need to sign up promptly before we're sold out. The signups are already approaching 50. The initial link was incorrectly pointing to the 2017 Conference. The...
by Mel Lindauer
Tue Mar 06, 2018 6:14 pm
Forum: Investing - Theory, News & General
Topic: 2018 BOGLEHEADS CONFERENCE SOLD OUT
Replies: 109
Views: 20612

Re: 2018 BOGLEHEADS CONFERENCE ANNOUNCEMENT

Hello Everyone: We are pleased to announce that our 2018 Bogleheads® Conference will be held in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, with check-in starting at 2PM on Wednesday, October 3, 2018. The meeting will end around 1:30PM on Friday, October 5, 2018. Our special guest for the Conference is our friend ...
by Mel Lindauer
Tue Mar 06, 2018 6:13 pm
Forum: Investing - Theory, News & General
Topic: 2018 BOGLEHEADS CONFERENCE SOLD OUT
Replies: 109
Views: 20612

Re: 2018 BOGLEHEADS CONFERENCE ANNOUNCEMENT

treypar wrote:
Tue Mar 06, 2018 6:08 pm
Please add me to the waiting list. I attended last year and it was a great conference.
There won't be a wait list. If you want to attend, you need to sign up promptly before we're sold out. The signups are already approaching 50.
by Mel Lindauer
Tue Mar 06, 2018 6:02 pm
Forum: Investing - Theory, News & General
Topic: 2018 BOGLEHEADS CONFERENCE SOLD OUT
Replies: 109
Views: 20612

2018 BOGLEHEADS CONFERENCE SOLD OUT

Hello Everyone: We are pleased to announce that our 2018 Bogleheads® Conference will be held in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, with check-in starting at 2PM on Wednesday, October 3, 2018. The meeting will end around 1:30PM on Friday, October 5, 2018. Our special guest for the Conference is our friend a...
by Mel Lindauer
Mon Mar 05, 2018 1:02 pm
Forum: Investing - Theory, News & General
Topic: Reporter doing story on financial setbacks and recovery
Replies: 0
Views: 302

Reporter doing story on financial setbacks and recovery

Hi Everyone: I received the following request. If you fit the profile and are interested in being interviewed for the story, please contact the Robin (the reporter) directly. ********************************* Dear Mr. Lindauer, I am doing research for a story that will appear in AARP The Magazine an...
by Mel Lindauer
Fri Feb 23, 2018 7:12 am
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: Florida in the summer
Replies: 113
Views: 11590

Re: Florida in the summer

Mel, anytime I’ve looked into anything remotely near the ocean in FL the property taxes alone are enough to make me faint! May I ask how you deal with that? I live right across the street from the ocean in central Florida. Simple. I'm homesteaded (since 2001) as are most legal residents. My propert...
by Mel Lindauer
Wed Feb 21, 2018 11:40 am
Forum: Local Chapters and Bogleheads Community
Topic: Any interest in forming Local Chapter on Long Island NY?
Replies: 29
Views: 6365

Re: Any interest in forming Local Chapter on Long Island NY?

Jeez, hard to believe that there isn't an outpouring of Long Island Bogleheads. Perhaps most of the LI residents are NY brokers? :D
by Mel Lindauer
Mon Feb 19, 2018 11:00 pm
Forum: Local Chapters and Bogleheads Community
Topic: Any interest in forming Local Chapter on Long Island NY?
Replies: 29
Views: 6365

Re: Any interest in forming Local Chapter on Long Island NY?

Let me know via PM if someone wants to step up and agree to be the Local Chapter Coordinator and I'll get your group established.
by Mel Lindauer
Mon Feb 19, 2018 1:00 pm
Forum: Local Chapters and Bogleheads Community
Topic: Forum's 11th Birthday - Feb. 19th
Replies: 27
Views: 2214

Re: Forum's 11th Birthday - Feb. 19th

Peculiar_Investor wrote:
Sun Feb 18, 2018 9:41 pm
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Thanks for the good wishes from our Canadian sister site.

Best regards,

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by Mel Lindauer
Sun Feb 18, 2018 12:35 pm
Forum: Local Chapters and Bogleheads Community
Topic: Orange County, CA chapter?
Replies: 9
Views: 1160

Re: Orange County, CA chapter?

Big Dog wrote:
Sat Feb 17, 2018 8:05 pm
also Irvine.

hey Mel: do new chapters get a BogleHead? :D
You probably mean a "Bogle Bobblehead". The answer is "You gotta be kidding, but it was worth a try anyway!".
:sharebeer
by Mel Lindauer
Sat Feb 17, 2018 5:34 pm
Forum: Local Chapters and Bogleheads Community
Topic: Orange County, CA chapter?
Replies: 9
Views: 1160

Re: Orange County, CA chapter?

If you get five or more Bogleheads who express an interest in getting an Orange County Local Chapter going and one of you agrees to be the Local Chapter Coordinator, I'll get you up and running. Just PM me if you're interested.
by Mel Lindauer
Fri Feb 16, 2018 10:12 pm
Forum: Investing - Theory, News & General
Topic: Article on Bogleheads in Philly.com--The Bogleheads celebrate 20 years of low-cost index funds with patron 'Saint Jack'
Replies: 17
Views: 1175

Re: Article on Bogleheads in Philly.com--The Bogleheads celebrate 20 years of low-cost index funds with patron 'Saint Ja

FWIW, this is the early online version of the story. I did an interview with Erin this afternoon and she stated that she'd be adding some of what we talked about to the article which will then appear in the print edition of The Philadelphia Inquirer either tomm. or Sunday.
by Mel Lindauer
Fri Feb 16, 2018 9:53 pm
Forum: Investing - Theory, News & General
Topic: "The Morning After" by Jonathan Clements
Replies: 15
Views: 3350

Re: "The Morning After" by Jonathan Clements

FWIW, Jonathan will be with us again this year for the 2018 Bogleheads Conference. He'll be on the Q&A with the Experts Panel and will also be signing books an chatting with attendees during the book-signing session.

See you there!
by Mel Lindauer
Wed Feb 14, 2018 11:42 am
Forum: Local Chapters and Bogleheads Community
Topic: New Bogleheads Local Chapter in Little Rock, AR
Replies: 31
Views: 3077

Re: Any Bogleheads in Little Rock, AR?

It's official; we now have a new Little Rock Local Chapter. Cantrip has stepped up and agreed to be the Little Rock Chapter Coordinator. I'll add your group to the Local Chapters Map so other can find and contact you. The Local Chapter contact email address is LittleRockBogleheads@gmail.com. You can...
by Mel Lindauer
Mon Feb 12, 2018 8:21 pm
Forum: Investing - Theory, News & General
Topic: madsinger monthly report (January 2018)
Replies: 28
Views: 3127

Re: madsinger monthly report (January 2018)

Follow up to the "mobile sized charts" issue. Just checked the report using my phone, the charts looks perfect when using the phone horizontally [when used vertically I need to scroll right, but that's not an issue]. Gracias por leer ~cfs~ Same for me. Look perfectly fine when I look at the chart w...
by Mel Lindauer
Mon Feb 12, 2018 2:28 pm
Forum: Local Chapters and Bogleheads Community
Topic: New Bogleheads Local Chapter in Little Rock, AR
Replies: 31
Views: 3077

Re: Any Bogleheads in Little Rock, AR?

I have a second child coming in May, so I am unable to sign on as the Local Chapter Coordinator at this time. We could all coordinate a time/date and bring one posting of interest from the site for discussions. We then could each decide if we liked the meeting ( and each other) and move forward fro...
by Mel Lindauer
Sun Feb 11, 2018 9:21 pm
Forum: Investing - Theory, News & General
Topic: New Jack Bogle Book?
Replies: 3
Views: 1298

Re: New Jack Bogle Book?

Bogleheads - I am reading a recent article from Philadelphia Magazine where Mr. Bogle's notes all the books he has written to date and that his 12th is on the way regarding his history with Vanguard! No other details were mentioned so I am very curious and excited. Here is the link: http://www.phil...