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Happy 89th birthday to [Jack] Bogle

Post by Nestegg_User » Tue May 08, 2018 11:30 am

(surprised no one else posted)

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Re: Happy 89th birthday to Bogle

Post by staythecourse » Tue May 08, 2018 11:39 am

Happy 89th!!

Thanks for everything.

Good luck.
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Re: Happy 89th birthday to Bogle

Post by bondsr4me » Tue May 08, 2018 11:45 am

Happy 89th Jack!

Wishing you many more years of happiness and good health!

Thank you for all you have done for investors everywhere.

Best regards,

Don

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Post by bottlecap » Tue May 08, 2018 11:50 am

Happy birthday, Mr. Bogle! Thanks for everything you've done and continue to do!

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Post by Howard Donnelly » Tue May 08, 2018 11:58 am

Happy Birthday, Mr. Bogle! I hope you have a great day. :happy

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Re: Happy 89th birthday to Bogle

Post by Ever Ready » Tue May 08, 2018 12:23 pm

Happy Birthday Mr. Bogle! :sharebeer

Thank You for putting investors first.

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Re: Happy 89th birthday to Bogle

Post by alpine_boglehead » Tue May 08, 2018 12:31 pm

Happy Birthday Mr. Bogle!

Thanks for making the (investing) world a better place!

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Re: Happy 89th birthday to Bogle

Post by Driver » Tue May 08, 2018 1:28 pm

Happy Birthday Mr. Bogle!

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Re: Happy 89th birthday to Bogle

Post by oldzey » Tue May 08, 2018 1:30 pm

Happy Birthday, Mr. Bogle!

Thank you, Jack!
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Re: Happy 89th birthday to Bogle

Post by jimcrawford01 » Tue May 08, 2018 1:54 pm

I will add my best wishes for the man who changed my life (for the better, much, much better)

Few can say that they have had such a profound effect on others!

I thank you, sir.

Jim

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Post by Taylor Larimore » Tue May 08, 2018 1:57 pm

Bogleheads:

There is no one in the mutual fund industry with a greater combination of practical experience, inventive genius, perseverance, literary ability, kindness, modesty, desire to help others and impeccable character than or mentor, Jack Bogle.
If a statue is ever erected to honor the person who has done the most for American investors, the hands- down choice should be Jack Bogle. -- Warren Buffett
Happy Birthday, Jack!

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Re: Happy 89th birthday to Bogle

Post by herpfinance » Tue May 08, 2018 3:15 pm

Happy birthday, John C. Bogle!

Thank you for your excellent service to the layman investor.
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Re: Happy 89th birthday to Bogle

Post by nedsaid » Tue May 08, 2018 3:21 pm

Where has the time gone? It seems like it was just yesterday when we were wishing Mr. Bogle a Happy 88th birthday! Now it is his 89th! Many best wishes for the founder of Vanguard and the man who brought index funds to the masses.
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Post by Setafix » Tue May 08, 2018 3:59 pm

Happy birthday Mr. Bogle! I wish you and your family many more joyful years.

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Re: Happy 89th birthday to Bogle

Post by stemikger » Tue May 08, 2018 4:01 pm

Happy Birthday Mr. Bogle!! Thank you for giving the little guy and gal a fighting chance!

Here is to many more good years of health and productivity!! :beer

Thank God for the Jack Bogle factor!!!
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Re: Happy 89th birthday to Bogle

Post by FreeAtLast » Tue May 08, 2018 4:10 pm

I simply don't have the words in this short space to express how much I admire and respect this man (maybe in a 5 page essay, single-spaced). Buon Compleanno, Jack! :D
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Re: Happy 89th birthday to Bogle

Post by dccboone » Tue May 08, 2018 4:56 pm

Happy birthday Jack! My hope is that you will be awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom during your lifetime. I cannot think of anyone more deserving.

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Re: Happy 89th birthday to Bogle

Post by ByThePond » Tue May 08, 2018 5:16 pm

Happy Birthday, Mr. Bogle.

Thank you for enlightening us, helping us, and teaching us.

When I contemplate what it means to have a life well spent, in the service of others, you will come to mind.

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Re: Happy 89th birthday to Bogle

Post by SimpleGift » Tue May 08, 2018 6:14 pm

Happy 89th, Mr. Bogle!

We don't get too many opportunities to express our appreciation, so we'll take advantage of this one. By creating Vanguard and pioneering the commercial index fund, not only have you saved my spouse and me several hundred thousand dollars in fund expenses over the years, but it appears you've reduced the fees of the entire managed fund industry (chart below).
Our retirement, as well as that of many others, is vastly more secure because of your work and life. Thank you!
Cordially, Todd

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Re: Happy 89th birthday to Bogle

Post by Texgal17 » Tue May 08, 2018 6:28 pm


Happy Birthday, Mr. Jack Bogle!!! ....and many more....
I am so grateful for this site and your many years of making things better for all the investors out there! I’ve gained a true education from this site, but I wish I had found it sooner!!! Lol....

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Re: Happy 89th birthday to Bogle

Post by GreatOdinsRaven » Tue May 08, 2018 7:12 pm

Happy birthday, Jack!
Wishing you great health and many many more birthdays,
GOR
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Re: Happy 89th birthday to Bogle

Post by Cosmo » Tue May 08, 2018 7:18 pm

nedsaid wrote:
Tue May 08, 2018 3:21 pm
Where has the time gone? It seems like it was just yesterday when we were wishing Mr. Bogle a Happy 88th birthday! Now it is his 89th! Many best wishes for the founder of Vanguard and the man who brought index funds to the masses.
And I remember his 80th birthday as if it happened just nine years ago. :-) Happy Birthday, Jack!

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Re: Happy 89th birthday to Bogle

Post by aspirit » Tue May 08, 2018 7:19 pm

I too wish you the best Jack*! (I'm under the impression that's your call* preference online vs. ... Mr. Bogle, sir.)

When my investment knowledge was severely lacking you replied via postcard to an inquiry I'd made decades back. I was and am impressed by your selflessness. Have a great Bday!
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Post by Grt2bOutdoors » Tue May 08, 2018 7:34 pm

Happy Birthday and thank you for all you have and continue to do!
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Re: Happy 89th birthday to Bogle

Post by dharrythomas » Tue May 08, 2018 7:54 pm

Happy Birthday and God bless!!

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Re: Happy 89th birthday to Bogle

Post by ETadvisor » Tue May 08, 2018 8:05 pm

Happy Birthday!

Your famous quote is the first statement on my IPS outlining my broad investing goals and objectives which aligns with everything you stand for.

Thank you, Sir!

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Re: Happy 89th birthday to Bogle

Post by GoldenFinch » Tue May 08, 2018 8:13 pm

Happy Birthday Mr. Bogle!
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Post by Geno » Tue May 08, 2018 9:00 pm

Happy birthday Mr. Boglle

God bless you, and see you at The 2018 Bogleheads Conference .

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Re: Happy 89th birthday to Bogle

Post by kelvan80 » Tue May 08, 2018 9:02 pm

Happy birthday Mr. Bogle. Thank you so much! You changed our lives. :-)

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Post by michaelsieg » Tue May 08, 2018 9:16 pm

Happy Birthday Mr. Bogle and many more to come! Thanks for all you do and all you have done
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Post by abuss368 » Tue May 08, 2018 9:28 pm

HAPPY BIRTHDAY MR. BOGLE!

Thank you for your never ending crusade to help ordinary investors earn their fair share of the markets returns!

Enjoy!
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Re: Happy 89th birthday to Bogle

Post by Mel Lindauer » Tue May 08, 2018 9:31 pm

Happy birthday, Jack. You're catching up with Taylor! :D

See you in October.

Best regards,

Mel

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Post by randomizer » Tue May 08, 2018 9:33 pm

Happy Birthday Jack. Thanks for helping so many people break free.
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Re: Happy 89th birthday to [Jack] Bogle

Post by Miriam2 » Tue May 08, 2018 10:30 pm

My entire family wishes you the happiest of happy birthdays :beer

I just love opening my Vanguard statements (yes I peek :D ) And every time I open them I think of you and what you have meant to me and every regular investor. We all appreciate what you did for all of us - you saved us from the sharks, it's true :D

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Re: Happy 89th birthday to [Jack] Bogle

Post by wys » Tue May 08, 2018 11:06 pm

Happy Birthday, Mr. Bogle! Wishing you good health and happiness in life!

Thank you for teaching me the life skill in investing.

-wys

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Re: Happy 89th birthday to [Jack] Bogle

Post by Clever_Username » Tue May 08, 2018 11:25 pm

His contributions to the investing world are many and others have, of course, touched on them. What I'd like to add is he was one of the first financial writers I read whose writing was so engaging, I was interested in learning more, not simply for getting my own investing going, but because he made the topic itself interesting to read about.
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Re: Happy 89th birthday to [Jack] Bogle

Post by Caligal » Tue May 08, 2018 11:33 pm

Happy birthday, Mr. Bogle -
sincerely,
A fan in California

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Re: Happy 89th birthday to [Jack] Bogle

Post by NOLA » Tue May 08, 2018 11:38 pm

Happy Birthday Sir! Hope it was a great one!

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Post by invstar » Wed May 09, 2018 2:00 pm

Happy Birthday Mr. Bogle!

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Re: Happy 89th birthday to [Jack] Bogle

Post by Candor » Fri May 11, 2018 9:18 pm

Never in the field of investing has so much been owed by so many to so few. Sorry, I couldn't help myself. Happy Birthday Mr. Bogle, and keep them coming!
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Re: Happy 89th birthday to [Jack] Bogle

Post by Sheepdog » Fri May 11, 2018 9:43 pm

Happy 89th Mr Bogle. It is wonderful how much your life has meant for so many.
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Re: Happy 89th birthday to [Jack] Bogle

Post by boglefannyc » Sat May 12, 2018 8:15 am

Happy birthday Mr. Bogle! You have so selflessly helped so many get their fair share. You're a living legend!

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Re: Happy 89th birthday to [Jack] Bogle

Post by kupuna » Sat May 12, 2018 9:19 am

Thank you Mr. Bogle. You're one of my heroes.
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Post by david99 » Sat May 12, 2018 9:26 am

Happy birthday Mr. Bogle. Thanks for all that you've done for us.

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Re: Happy 89th birthday to [Jack] Bogle

Post by LadyGeek » Tue May 15, 2018 3:58 pm

Jack Bogle has posted in the forum. See: Yes, I'm 89 all right! [Jack Bogle]
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