"10 Reasons I Invest in Index Funds" -- by Jim Dahle

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"10 Reasons I Invest in Index Funds" -- by Jim Dahle

Post by Taylor Larimore » Fri Jan 26, 2018 12:29 pm

Bogleheads:

If you ever wondered why Bogleheads invest in index funds, Jim Dahle, editor of The White Coat Investor, lists these ten reasons:

10 Reasons I Invest in Index Funds

JIm, thank you for this excellent reminder of why Jack Bogle's invention of the index mutual fund has changed the lives of millions of investors -- for the better.

Best wishes.
Taylor
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Re: "10 Reasons I Invest in Index Funds" -- by Jim Dahle

Post by triceratop » Fri Jan 26, 2018 12:38 pm

Jack Bogle invented the mutual fund? I think you mean he provided the first retail implementation of an index mutual fund.
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Re: "10 Reasons I Invest in Index Funds" -- by Jim Dahle

Post by FreeAtLast » Fri Jan 26, 2018 12:41 pm

Great article, and even better.....you can download all of it in PDF format (see symbol after final paragraph). :D
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Re: "10 Reasons I Invest in Index Funds" -- by Jim Dahle

Post by Taylor Larimore » Fri Jan 26, 2018 1:02 pm

triceratop wrote:
Fri Jan 26, 2018 12:38 pm
Jack Bogle invented the mutual fund? I think you mean he provided the first retail implementation of an index mutual fund.
triceratop:

Thank you for the correction. I have edited my opening post (OP).

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Re: "10 Reasons I Invest in Index Funds" -- by Jim Dahle

Post by Howard Donnelly » Fri Jan 26, 2018 1:14 pm

Thank you, Taylor. Great article.

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Re: "10 Reasons I Invest in Index Funds" -- by Jim Dahle

Post by oldzey » Fri Jan 26, 2018 2:27 pm

Thank you for sharing, Taylor!
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Re: "10 Reasons I Invest in Index Funds" -- by Jim Dahle

Post by Rowan Oak » Fri Jan 26, 2018 6:43 pm

Thank you, Taylor.
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