John Bogle has died at age 89

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John Bogle has died at age 89

Post by d3323 » Wed Jan 16, 2019 5:17 pm

John Bogle, who founded Vanguard and revolutionized retirement savings, dies at 89.

Thanks for all you’ve contributed to the finance industry, John. Rest In Peace

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John Bogle is dead at 89

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John Bogle, who founded Vanguard and revolutionized retirement savings, dies at 89

Post by logical synapse » Wed Jan 16, 2019 5:17 pm

http://www.philly.com/business/a/john-b ... 90116.html

This man has done so much for the retail investor, impacting the world in such a positive way. He will be missed.
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Re: RIP Jack Bogle

Post by triceratop » Wed Jan 16, 2019 5:18 pm

I moved this post to the Bogleheads Community forum from the Investing Theory one, as Jack Bogle was most certainly a member of the community.

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Post by mrc » Wed Jan 16, 2019 5:19 pm

I am forever grateful to a truly decent man.
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Re: John Bogle is dead at 89

Post by Rus In Urbe » Wed Jan 16, 2019 5:19 pm

The passing of a truly great man who generously shared his knowledge of how investing could be----and changed the lives of so many of us individual investors. And changed the world of finance forever.

A true hero to all of us here who will always be inspired by his altruism, his wisdom, and his leadership.

RIP, John Bogle.
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Post by Rus In Urbe » Wed Jan 16, 2019 5:21 pm

Such a kind and generous and wise man. He dedicated his life not to just making money for himself, but to changing the investing world, making it more fair and more just for others. Like me. RIP, John Bogle. I will always be grateful.
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Re: John Bogle, who founded Vanguard and revolutionized retirement savings, dies at 89

Post by JPH » Wed Jan 16, 2019 5:21 pm

Extremely sad and a great loss. It immediately came to mind how much I wished our Medal of Freedom campaign had been successful.
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Post by htdrag11 » Wed Jan 16, 2019 5:22 pm

RIP.
We all owed Saint Jack debts.

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Re: John Bogle is dead at 89

Post by Ever Ready » Wed Jan 16, 2019 5:22 pm

OMG, God Bless John Bogle RIP.
Condolences to his family.

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Post by typical.investor » Wed Jan 16, 2019 5:22 pm

A great human being indeed!

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Post by Mr.Wu » Wed Jan 16, 2019 5:22 pm

R.I.P.

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Post by chw » Wed Jan 16, 2019 5:23 pm

This is very sad news.

RIP John Bogle.

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Post by David Jay » Wed Jan 16, 2019 5:23 pm

He could’a been a billionaire. Instead he made hundreds of thousands of us investors millionaires.
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Post by TodayOnly » Wed Jan 16, 2019 5:23 pm

:shock: :(

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Re: RIP Jack Bogle

Post by yousha » Wed Jan 16, 2019 5:24 pm

Rest in Peace!

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Post by mwgr5 » Wed Jan 16, 2019 5:24 pm

RIP. He drove one of the greater transfers of wealth to the average person, transformed an entire industry, we all owe him a great debt.

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Post by baconavocado » Wed Jan 16, 2019 5:25 pm

RIP Mr. Bogle and thanks for your service to ordinary investors.

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Post by jainn » Wed Jan 16, 2019 5:25 pm

RIP, John Bogle

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Post by All Seasons » Wed Jan 16, 2019 5:25 pm

:( :( :( :( :( :(

NOOOOOOOOOOO.

May the great man rest in peace...
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Post by ObliviousInvestor » Wed Jan 16, 2019 5:25 pm

What a sad, sad day.

Rest in peace, Mr Bogle.
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Post by IPS&IPA » Wed Jan 16, 2019 5:26 pm

Sorry to hear of his passing.
Reminds me to remember it's not what we gain but what we give that matters.
You will be missed sir.
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Post by Houe » Wed Jan 16, 2019 5:27 pm

Thanks John. RIP.

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Post by bligh » Wed Jan 16, 2019 5:28 pm

Rest in Peace Mr. Bogle. My sincere condolences to his Family.

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Post by F150HD » Wed Jan 16, 2019 5:30 pm

Its on CNBC right now.

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Post by Compound » Wed Jan 16, 2019 5:30 pm

Saddened to hear this. Thank you Jack Bogle for everything you did for the ordinary investor.

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Post by Buddtholomew » Wed Jan 16, 2019 5:31 pm

RIP
You were a man for the ages...
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Post by FRANK2009 » Wed Jan 16, 2019 5:31 pm

Rest in Peace Saint Jack.

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Post by J G Bankerton » Wed Jan 16, 2019 5:32 pm

Sadly I never did get to meet him.

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Post by 1210sda » Wed Jan 16, 2019 5:32 pm

My heart sank and became very heavy when I heard. You know it's inevitable for all of us, but still you hope it won't happen.

God bless you Jack.

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Post by livesoft » Wed Jan 16, 2019 5:33 pm

A sad day indeed. This man and his ideas have helped my family in uncountable ways since 1982.
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Post by Yellowhouse » Wed Jan 16, 2019 5:33 pm

RIP Mr. Bogle...and thank you for making the world a better place.

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Post by DanMahowny » Wed Jan 16, 2019 5:33 pm

Damn. Today is a sad day.

No person has done more for the typical investor than Jack Bogle.

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Post by Caligal » Wed Jan 16, 2019 5:33 pm

Thank you Mr. Bogle. My thoughts are with his family and friends.

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Post by Grasshopper » Wed Jan 16, 2019 5:34 pm

So sorry to hear, RIP Jack.

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Re: RIP Jack Bogle

Post by Live » Wed Jan 16, 2019 5:35 pm

A truly great American. This man professionalized the finance industry and benefited so many in a truly American way. His formula for success: hard work, prudent investing in index funds, and prudent spending will result in financial security. Simplicity in finance is his legacy, in my opinion. My thoughts are with his family. Thank you, John Bogle. Rest in peace.

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Post by RickBoglehead » Wed Jan 16, 2019 5:35 pm

RIP Jack.
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Post by Ben Mathew » Wed Jan 16, 2019 5:35 pm

A long life, and a good one. RIP, Mr. Bogle!

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Re: RIP Jack Bogle

Post by dgm » Wed Jan 16, 2019 5:36 pm

Another one of my heroes passes away.

Thank you John Bogle for the difference you made in this world.

If I can say that I made a small fraction of the difference you made when I die, I will consider my life a resounding success.

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Post by BarbaricYawp » Wed Jan 16, 2019 5:36 pm

One of the giants on whose shoulders we stand. RIP
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Post by mptfan » Wed Jan 16, 2019 5:37 pm

A great man has passed. We all owe Mr. Bogle a debt of gratitude for everything he did for the average investor. RIP Mr. Bogle.

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Post by rantk81 » Wed Jan 16, 2019 5:37 pm

RIP JB

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Post by bgreader253 » Wed Jan 16, 2019 5:38 pm

A great man, one of a kind. Thank you Mr. Bogle. I plan to pass on what I've learned from you to the next generation.

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Post by Mr.BB » Wed Jan 16, 2019 5:38 pm

R.I.P Mr. Bogle, and THANK YOU for everything you did and stood for!
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Post by ResearchMed » Wed Jan 16, 2019 5:39 pm

RIP.

He made a REAL difference for uncountable people, families, generations.

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Re: John Bogle, who founded Vanguard and revolutionized retirement savings, dies at 89

Post by BillyG » Wed Jan 16, 2019 5:39 pm

This is very sad -- he was a unique, wise, and incredibly decent human being. I owe a lot to him. May his family gain comfort in their family memories of him, his accomplishments, and his good humor.

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Post by Texflier » Wed Jan 16, 2019 5:39 pm

R.I.P. sir. And thank you for all you’ve done to guide us.

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Post by winterescape » Wed Jan 16, 2019 5:41 pm

A very sad day, he was so generous with his time, involvement, and sharing of his wisdom with the Bogleheads, and through his many books and interviews everyone.

rest in peace, you have done so much for us all Jack...

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Post by noco-hawkeye » Wed Jan 16, 2019 5:41 pm

David Jay wrote:
Wed Jan 16, 2019 5:23 pm
He could’a been a billionaire. Instead he made hundreds of thousands of us investors millionaires.
This ^

Plus a great quote from Morgan Housel on twitter:
John Bogle built a nonprofit business with $5 trillion under management. What would have been profit effectively went to retirees. He's the biggest undercover philanthropist of all time.

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Re: John Bogle, who founded Vanguard and revolutionized retirement savings, dies at 89

Post by niceguy7376 » Wed Jan 16, 2019 5:41 pm

A great humanbeing that did a lot to common people.

There are a lucky few members of this forum that met him at the annual bogleheads forum.

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