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Re: Seattle Area Chapter Meetings - Master Thread

Post by edgeagg » Tue Dec 31, 2019 2:16 pm

Well, if you like Chinese food there are plenty of inexpensive and good places around in Redmond and Bellevue.

For example, the Szechuan Cuisine place off 24'th street in B'vue

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Post by Geno » Sat Jan 04, 2020 8:30 pm

Hi Seattle area Bogleheads

Do we have date and location for Jan. 2020 meet-up.

How about IKEA ? Good place for frugal Bogleheads.
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Post by rainb0w88 » Sat Jan 04, 2020 10:34 pm

Hello:
I would love to join the meetup. But, I work in downtown seattle. it is hard to meet lunch time during the week. wondering we can meet evening time or Sat. We also can book Bellevue library meeting room.

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Post by Mountebank » Sun Jan 19, 2020 11:41 pm

Elsebet: have we a January 2020 meeting scheduled?

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Post by physixfan » Mon Jan 20, 2020 1:40 am

Interested! Looking forward to a meetup here

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Post by m@ver1ck » Mon Jan 20, 2020 2:55 am

Interested too - do we have a date for Jan 2020?

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Post by core4portfolio » Mon Jan 20, 2020 3:51 am

Iam fine with Bellevue or Sammamish library meeting room
How about Jan 25th ?
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Post by Elsebet » Mon Jan 20, 2020 8:55 pm

The next Seattle Bogleheads lunch meeting will be Friday, February 28 2020 at 11:15am at the Crossroads Bellevue Public Market.
Please RSVP here or to seattlebogleheads@gmail.com before Monday, Nov 11 so I know roughly how many to expect.

Food choices:
https://crossroadsbellevue.com/directory/dine/

Directions:
https://crossroadsbellevue.com/hours-directions/

Dining Map:
https://crossroadsbellevue.com/directory/dine/map

I will stop in front of the Starbucks on the map above until 11:15am or so then we will go get a table. The past two times we have grabbed the first table around the corner from Starbucks to the right - it's near Ziti Pasta italiano on the Dining Map above. I will have a small Bogleheads sign with me so don't be shy! I'll also put the bogleheads sign on our table if you arrive later, will try to rig something tall so it stands out. Feel free to email seattlebogleheads@gmail.com or PM me here for any questions/issues.

February's topic is: I'm not sure yet. If nothing else we can discuss the SECURE Act of 2019!

Looking forward to seeing you there!
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Post by Elsebet » Mon Jan 20, 2020 8:55 pm

core4portfolio wrote:
Mon Jan 20, 2020 3:51 am
Iam fine with Bellevue or Sammamish library meeting room
How about Jan 25th ?
Feel free to organize this, I cannot do weekends unfortunately which is why I organize the lunch.
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Post by core4portfolio » Tue Jan 21, 2020 1:45 am

Elsebet wrote:
Mon Jan 20, 2020 8:55 pm
core4portfolio wrote:
Mon Jan 20, 2020 3:51 am
Iam fine with Bellevue or Sammamish library meeting room
How about Jan 25th ?
Feel free to organize this, I cannot do weekends unfortunately which is why I organize the lunch.
Iam fine on lunch plan also :)
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Post by MadHungarian » Tue Jan 21, 2020 3:36 pm

Well if the light rail ever gets done, some more of us unfortunate downtown Seattle workers could show up, i suppose. But whatever do bogleheads talk about at a lunch gathering anyway, the exciting times in our Balanced Index Fund?

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Post by WhiteMaxima » Wed Jan 29, 2020 3:56 pm

Mon->Fri I have to work. Can't meet. Weekend in donuts shop is prefered. Not fan of crossroad food court.

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Post by Arlington2019 » Thu Jan 30, 2020 10:06 am

I am generally at work in downtown Seattle during usual business hours.

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Post by Sage16 » Thu Jan 30, 2020 1:03 pm

I really appreciate that Elsebet has stepped up, in a volunteer role, and taken leadership of pulling together a regular meeting. Without her initiative there probably won't be a regional group meeting at all. She has attracted a diverse group of early and experienced investors to the meetings she has coordinated and has had a number of insightful conversations. As the "volunteer" leader, Elsebet has organized a location and day/time that fits her schedule and she has had good attendance at her Eastside weekday lunch meetings.

It seems like on this thread there are a lot of people interested in meeting but have schedule conflicts or issues with the location that Elsebet has coordinated. There is no way Elesbet can accommodate everyone's requirements. But it seems to me there are enough people with requests to change the meeting that maybe a second group in the area makes sense, possibly on the west side of Lake Washington. Maybe someone will take the initiative to start that group that accommodates their requirements for a meeting and like minded people will join them. In the meantime I will continue to be grateful that Elsebet has stepped up and in a volunteer role to pull a meeting together that seems to work for a sizable group of people.
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Post by WhiteMaxima » Tue Feb 11, 2020 2:19 pm

I missed the donuts place in Bellevue.

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Post by Elsebet » Tue Feb 11, 2020 4:45 pm

Apologies all, I got scheduled for a training/design session with a vendor on the week of the 28th so I'm moving this to Friday March 6. I'll send an email out this week also.

The next Seattle Bogleheads lunch meeting will be Friday, March 6 2020 at 11:15am at the Crossroads Bellevue Public Market.
Please RSVP here or to seattlebogleheads@gmail.com before Monday, March 2 so I know roughly how many to expect.

Food choices:
https://crossroadsbellevue.com/directory/dine/

Directions:
https://crossroadsbellevue.com/hours-directions/

Dining Map:
https://crossroadsbellevue.com/directory/dine/map

I will stop in front of the Starbucks on the map above until 11:15am or so then we will go get a table. The past two times we have grabbed the first table around the corner from Starbucks to the right - it's near Ziti Pasta italiano on the Dining Map above. I will have a small Bogleheads sign with me so don't be shy! I'll also put the bogleheads sign on our table if you arrive later, will try to rig something tall so it stands out. Feel free to email seattlebogleheads@gmail.com or PM me here for any questions/issues.

February's topic is something I personally worry about often: protecting my assets from liability! Say a person has homeowners/car/umbrella insurance, what else should/could they be doing to protect their assets?

Looking forward to seeing you there!
"...the man who adapts himself to his slender means and makes himself wealthy on a little sum, is the truly rich man..." ~Seneca

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Post by Elsebet » Mon Mar 02, 2020 4:10 pm

Bumping as a reminder. :) Looking forward to seeing folks this Friday!
Elsebet wrote:
Tue Feb 11, 2020 4:45 pm
Apologies all, I got scheduled for a training/design session with a vendor on the week of the 28th so I'm moving this to Friday March 6. I'll send an email out this week also.

The next Seattle Bogleheads lunch meeting will be Friday, March 6 2020 at 11:15am at the Crossroads Bellevue Public Market.
Please RSVP here or to seattlebogleheads@gmail.com before Monday, March 2 so I know roughly how many to expect.

Food choices:
https://crossroadsbellevue.com/directory/dine/

Directions:
https://crossroadsbellevue.com/hours-directions/

Dining Map:
https://crossroadsbellevue.com/directory/dine/map

I will stop in front of the Starbucks on the map above until 11:15am or so then we will go get a table. The past two times we have grabbed the first table around the corner from Starbucks to the right - it's near Ziti Pasta italiano on the Dining Map above. I will have a small Bogleheads sign with me so don't be shy! I'll also put the bogleheads sign on our table if you arrive later, will try to rig something tall so it stands out. Feel free to email seattlebogleheads@gmail.com or PM me here for any questions/issues.

February's topic is something I personally worry about often: protecting my assets from liability! Say a person has homeowners/car/umbrella insurance, what else should/could they be doing to protect their assets?

Looking forward to seeing you there!
"...the man who adapts himself to his slender means and makes himself wealthy on a little sum, is the truly rich man..." ~Seneca

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Post by seattlered » Tue Mar 03, 2020 11:18 am

I'm a Seattle newbie to this blog. Can anyone tell me what the topic is for this Friday's meeting in Bellevue (Mar 6, 2020)?

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Post by Elsebet » Tue Mar 03, 2020 4:38 pm

seattlered wrote:
Tue Mar 03, 2020 11:18 am
I'm a Seattle newbie to this blog. Can anyone tell me what the topic is for this Friday's meeting in Bellevue (Mar 6, 2020)?
This is the topic I mentioned in my post above, however I imagine the topic of the day will shift to Coronavirus and its affect on the market. :)
February's topic is something I personally worry about often: protecting my assets from liability! Say a person has homeowners/car/umbrella insurance, what else should/could they be doing to protect their assets?
"...the man who adapts himself to his slender means and makes himself wealthy on a little sum, is the truly rich man..." ~Seneca

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Post by seattlered » Tue Mar 03, 2020 5:31 pm

Thank you. I saw that but thought it was last month's topic since it says "February's Topic".

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Post by Elsebet » Tue Mar 03, 2020 11:11 pm

Hi all -

My humbles apologies for having to reschedule again but I was just scheduled for a mandatory meeting starting at 11am this Friday and must reschedule to 3/13/2020.

The next Seattle Bogleheads lunch meeting will be Friday, March 13 2020 at 11:15am at the Crossroads Bellevue Public Market.
Please RSVP here or to seattlebogleheads@gmail.com before Monday, March 2 so I know roughly how many to expect.

Food choices:
https://crossroadsbellevue.com/directory/dine/

Directions:
https://crossroadsbellevue.com/hours-directions/

Dining Map:
https://crossroadsbellevue.com/directory/dine/map

I will stop in front of the Starbucks on the map above until 11:15am or so then we will go get a table. The past two times we have grabbed the first table around the corner from Starbucks to the right - it's near Ziti Pasta italiano on the Dining Map above. I will have a small Bogleheads sign with me so don't be shy! I'll also put the bogleheads sign on our table if you arrive later, will try to rig something tall so it stands out. Feel free to email seattlebogleheads@gmail.com or PM me here for any questions/issues.

March's topic is something I personally worry about often: protecting my assets from liability! Say a person has homeowners/car/umbrella insurance, what else should/could they be doing to protect their assets? However we can also discuss the Coronavirus affect on the market!

Looking forward to seeing you there!
"...the man who adapts himself to his slender means and makes himself wealthy on a little sum, is the truly rich man..." ~Seneca

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Post by WhiteMaxima » Thu Mar 05, 2020 11:21 am

Beware of virus.

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Post by valueashram » Thu Mar 05, 2020 11:35 am

I was looking forward to attending my first meeting but decided earlier this week I would skip it out of abundance of caution since I have some old folks at home. Given the rescheduling I will assess next week. Looking forward to eventually meeting some of you!

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Post by WhiteMaxima » Thu Mar 05, 2020 11:37 am

Video conference from your own kitchen. Cook your own food and be safe.

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Post by Elsebet » Wed Mar 11, 2020 1:39 pm

Hi - in light of the Coronavirus issues I'll reschedule this meetup in May - sorry for the late notice.
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Post by AerialWombat » Wed Mar 11, 2020 1:41 pm

Would anybody have any interest in a West Sound gathering? Perhaps Bainbridge or Poulsbo?

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Post by Elsebet » Tue Apr 07, 2020 12:03 pm

Hi all,

I am moving out of state so I will need to have someone else take over the meetings and seattlebogleheads@gmail.com email address. Please PM me if you are interested, thank you! It was really fun to lead the meetings here and I will miss the folks that regularly attended!
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Post by Elsebet » Thu May 07, 2020 1:08 pm

Still looking for a volunteer! :)
Elsebet wrote:
Tue Apr 07, 2020 12:03 pm
Hi all,

I am moving out of state so I will need to have someone else take over the meetings and seattlebogleheads@gmail.com email address. Please PM me if you are interested, thank you! It was really fun to lead the meetings here and I will miss the folks that regularly attended!
"...the man who adapts himself to his slender means and makes himself wealthy on a little sum, is the truly rich man..." ~Seneca

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Post by AerialWombat » Thu May 07, 2020 2:26 pm

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Post by FiveSigmas » Thu May 07, 2020 3:52 pm

AerialWombat wrote:
Thu May 07, 2020 2:26 pm
I would be happy to do this, as long as folks don’t object to holding meetings in downtown Seattle.
I’d love a downtown Seattle meetup once lockdown orders are relaxed.

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Post by Misenplace » Wed May 13, 2020 7:16 pm

AerialWombat wrote:
Thu May 07, 2020 2:26 pm
Elsebet wrote:
Thu May 07, 2020 1:08 pm
Still looking for a volunteer! :)
Elsebet wrote:
Tue Apr 07, 2020 12:03 pm
Hi all,

I am moving out of state so I will need to have someone else take over the meetings and seattlebogleheads@gmail.com email address. Please PM me if you are interested, thank you! It was really fun to lead the meetings here and I will miss the folks that regularly attended!
I would be happy to do this, as long as folks don’t object to holding meetings in downtown Seattle.
Thanks aerialwombat for organizing.
Elsebet, best of luck in your move- I hope that this is a good thing for you!

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Post by StoopieHippo » Wed May 13, 2020 10:05 pm

I just found out this was a thing! I'm newish to the game and would love to join the next meet up, once this pandemic nonsense abates (and provided I'm off work that day, since you guys seem to meet mostly during the week). Any downtown Seattle meet ups, by chance?

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Re: Seattle Area Chapter Meetings - Master Thread

Post by badapu » Wed May 13, 2020 11:43 pm

In the land of amazon and Microsoft - how about a virtual meet???!!!

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Post by StoopieHippo » Thu May 14, 2020 9:17 pm

badapu wrote:
Wed May 13, 2020 11:43 pm
In the land of amazon and Microsoft - how about a virtual meet???!!!
That's a wonderful idea!

Does AerialWombat agree? :D

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Post by gailcox » Fri Jun 05, 2020 2:37 pm

Greetings Seattle Bogleheads!

If Seattle doesn't have a facilitator to get the next meeting going, someone just needs to organize it (virtual meeting) and send out the invites.

Gail Cox

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