Tributes to Jack Bogle

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liynus
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too young to really know him, but i heard the wisdom of his words from all those on this board
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Every January 1st, I download a summary of the balances for all of my Vanguard mutual funds. I look it over and then always say out loud, "Thank you again, Jack Bogle!" Such a wonderful human being. We won't see his equal in the finance industry for a long time, if ever.
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When I had to quit work at 53yo because of injury,I was very happy I followed Jack Bogles principals of investing.

Instead of going to the bar with rest of the crew on our layover (mostly) I read his books and my employer just happened to offer a Vanguard 401k.

Many thanks to the wise and kind gentlemen for sharing his thoughts. A life well spent helping others help themselves.
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It is probably linked somewhere in this topic, but is worth repeating:

John C. Bogle, A look back at the life of Vanguard's founder | Vanguard

As an investor based in Canada it took me quite awhile to discover his message and for a variety of tax reasons I don't necessarily adhere to it for my own accounts, but I've come to fully appreciate his efforts and try to make sure I convey the simplicity of his approach to any and all who will listen.

I had the pleasure of meeting him and having him sign books at one of the annual Bogleheads conferences. A true gentleman who is missed.
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Re: In honor of my personal hero John C. Bogle

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Wiggums wrote: Thu Jan 16, 2020 10:53 am
bondsr4me wrote: Thu Jan 16, 2020 7:54 am
rhodnius wrote: Tue Jan 14, 2020 8:03 pm Thank you Jack...

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pretty kool!
Very nice...I have Maryland covered.Image
Awesome! :sharebeer
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The period of remembrance is over. This thread is no longer at the top of every forum and the header colors have been restored. We'll do this again next year.

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Re: In honor of my personal hero John C. Bogle

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larryswedroe wrote: Tue Jan 14, 2020 10:36 pm Thought you would all enjoy the following
Vanguard Founder, John C. (Jack) Bogle, 1929-2019...
Thank you for sharing this. As detailed in your post, we were lucky to have him.
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