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mabromovitz
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Arizona Chapter

Post by mabromovitz » Thu Apr 12, 2018 12:27 pm

Hello All,

I am interested in starting up the Arizona Chapter again. Michael LeBoeuf, one of the authors of The Bogleheads' Guide to Investing, said he would also have an interest in joining if enough people are interested. He would be a great resource and I think this group could really excel. Any interested Bogleheads out there? If so, I'll put something together so we can all meet.

Best,
Mark

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Re: Arizona Chapter

Post by runner3081 » Thu Apr 12, 2018 2:30 pm

I would be interested.

carofe
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Re: Arizona Chapter

Post by carofe » Thu Apr 12, 2018 3:29 pm

Me too.
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Re: Arizona Chapter

Post by jerrygarcia1 » Thu Apr 12, 2018 3:32 pm

interested also. Hopefully Phoenix?

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Re: Arizona Chapter

Post by heyyou » Thu Apr 12, 2018 5:52 pm

I'm interested, and I will travel from Payson. Consider having meetings in multiple locations to match the better seasons, to attract those who aren't as interested in traveling. I think there are two BHs in Prescott, or maybe one of those was in Flagstaff, and someone else once mentioned Green Valley, south of Tucson. Anyone who is only lurking here is also welcome at any meeting.

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Re: Arizona Chapter

Post by zengolf2011 » Thu Apr 12, 2018 8:14 pm

I would almost certainly join.

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Re: Arizona Chapter

Post by carofe » Thu Apr 12, 2018 10:16 pm

I live in Tucson, I can meet in Phoenix
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TonyZ
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Re: Arizona Chapter

Post by TonyZ » Thu Apr 12, 2018 11:12 pm

I'm in Green Valley and would like to be kept informed of progress in this effort.

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Re: Arizona Chapter

Post by SilverGirl » Thu Apr 12, 2018 11:14 pm

Phoenix area here. ;)

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Re: Arizona Chapter

Post by Mel Lindauer » Fri Apr 13, 2018 7:54 am

mabromovitz wrote:
Thu Apr 12, 2018 12:27 pm
Hello All,

I am interested in starting up the Arizona Chapter again. Michael LeBoeuf, one of the authors of The Bogleheads' Guide to Investing, said he would also have an interest in joining if enough people are interested. He would be a great resource and I think this group could really excel. Any interested Bogleheads out there? If so, I'll put something together so we can all meet.

Best,
Mark
Hi Mark:

If you're willing to be the new Local Chapter Coordinator, PM me and we'll get your contact info added to the Local Chapters Map so others can find and contact you.
Best Regards - Mel | | Semper Fi

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Re: Arizona Chapter

Post by SonnyDMB » Fri Apr 13, 2018 10:31 am

I’m interested. I’m In Phoenix.

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Re: Arizona Chapter

Post by TierArtz » Fri Apr 13, 2018 10:36 am

Interested. In the valley.

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Re: Arizona Chapter

Post by Sandtrap » Fri Apr 13, 2018 11:13 am

Prescott, AZ.
Will drive to Scottsdale, upper Scottsdale, etc.
Or, come up to Prescott where it is cooler and picturesque.

j :D

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Re: Arizona Chapter

Post by rebellovw » Fri Apr 13, 2018 11:38 am

Prescott here.

What happens at these meetings?

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mlebuf
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Re: Arizona Chapter

Post by mlebuf » Fri Apr 13, 2018 11:02 pm

Count me in. I hope it comes to pass.
Best wishes, | Michael | | Invest your time actively and your money passively.

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Re: Arizona Chapter

Post by Zithron » Sat Apr 14, 2018 12:24 am

I'm interested. Phx East Valley

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Re: Arizona Chapter

Post by Bnjneer » Sat Apr 14, 2018 7:02 am

how about in Sedona.

Can someone please explain happens at a typical meeting?

thank you

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Re: Arizona Chapter

Post by runner3081 » Sat Apr 14, 2018 7:03 am

Bnjneer wrote:
Sat Apr 14, 2018 7:02 am
how about in Sedona.

Can someone please explain happens at a typical meeting?

thank you
We all learn the secret 3-fund fist-bump.

But no, on a serious note, I have no clue. Would just hope for some good conversation and mutual learning from similar people.

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mlebuf
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Re: Arizona Chapter

Post by mlebuf » Sat Apr 14, 2018 6:07 pm

Somewhere in Greater Phoenix is the logical place to hold chapter meetings. The population of AZ is 7 million and 4.7 million live in Greater Phoenix.

As for how meetings can be conducted, that's for the group to decide if/when we get started. Here are some suggestions:
viewtopic.php?p=3871094#p3871094
Best wishes, | Michael | | Invest your time actively and your money passively.

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Re: Arizona Chapter

Post by mabromovitz » Mon Apr 16, 2018 12:43 pm

Looks like we have sufficient interest to put a group together. I'll set something up in Phoenix for May and will get back with everyone shortly.

Thanks,
Mark

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Re: Arizona Chapter

Post by mabromovitz » Thu May 03, 2018 1:33 pm

Hello All,

To get things started for the Arizona Chapter, I am putting together an informal gathering for Bogleheads at the Prado Lounge at the Montelucia Resort in Phoenix on May 17th at 5:30pm. I will order us some appetizers and it will be a casual setting for all of us to get introduced to one another. Michael LeBoeuf, local resident and author of The Bogelheads' Guide to Investing, will be attending as well.

However, I need to know how many of you are interested in attending so that I may plan accordingly. Please respond to this thread so that I know we have sufficient interest to get things started.

Thanks,
Mark

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Re: Arizona Chapter

Post by carofe » Thu May 03, 2018 9:52 pm

Thursday it is a little bit harder for me because of work and coming from Tucson, but I’ll definitely try to go.
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Re: Arizona Chapter

Post by jbranx » Thu May 03, 2018 10:13 pm

I will attend.

jimb

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Re: Arizona Chapter

Post by sedonashine » Thu May 03, 2018 11:41 pm

sedona boglehead....kindly include me on notification list. Thanks!

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Re: Arizona Chapter

Post by captaindorky » Thu May 03, 2018 11:56 pm

Definitely interested. Would be willing to travel anywhere in the state for this!!

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Re: Arizona Chapter

Post by gliderpilot567 » Tue May 08, 2018 10:51 pm

I live in Tucson. Can't make it this time but will stay interested!

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Re: Arizona Chapter

Post by AzWDC » Wed May 09, 2018 10:37 am

Hi everyone -
Count me in! So pleased to read that Arizona will have its own chapter. I am in Sun City :D
AzWDC

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Re: Arizona Chapter

Post by Veritas Simplex » Wed May 09, 2018 12:34 pm

Interested, please keep me on notification list. Can't make the meeting on 5/17.

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Re: Arizona Chapter

Post by TonyZ » Wed May 09, 2018 12:44 pm

Will not be able to attend on the 17th but would like to be kept informed of any future activity. Thanks for your work on this.

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Re: Arizona Chapter

Post by mlebuf » Fri May 11, 2018 12:31 am

Bump. Initial meeting is less than a week away.
Best wishes, | Michael | | Invest your time actively and your money passively.

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Re: Arizona Chapter

Post by Mel Lindauer » Fri May 11, 2018 11:53 am

mlebuf wrote:
Fri May 11, 2018 12:31 am
Bump. Initial meeting is less than a week away.
My very best to Michael, my co-author and all of the other Arizona Bogleheads.
Best Regards - Mel | | Semper Fi

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Re: Arizona Chapter

Post by Sandtrap » Fri May 11, 2018 2:24 pm

Can't make this one. Doctor's appt.
Please include me on the list of the next meeting.
Will you PM everyone on the list?

mahalo'
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Re: Arizona Chapter

Post by btenny » Fri May 11, 2018 3:57 pm

Count me in

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Re: Arizona Chapter

Post by azFF » Fri May 11, 2018 4:08 pm

Tucson here, definitely interested in future meetups. Cannot make the 11th though

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Re: Arizona Chapter

Post by necrotic » Fri May 11, 2018 6:34 pm

Tucson here. Can't make this meeting but am interested for future events

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Re: Arizona Chapter

Post by zengolf2011 » Sat May 12, 2018 3:16 pm

Looking forward to meeting everyone on the 17th. mabromovitz, thank you for getting things started.

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Re: Arizona Chapter

Post by runner3081 » Mon May 14, 2018 1:02 pm

Have a work dinner meeting on 5/17, but would still like updates and to attend future meetings.

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Re: Arizona Chapter

Post by carofe » Mon May 14, 2018 1:16 pm

I won't be able to make it after all this Thrusday. I have a family event going on. But please keep me in the loop. I would like to attend future events. Thanks.
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Re: Arizona Chapter

Post by macheta » Mon May 14, 2018 1:34 pm

I'm in!

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Re: Arizona Chapter

Post by Kuivato » Mon May 14, 2018 10:21 pm

I’m in. Looking forward to learning!

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Re: Arizona Chapter

Post by TJHBK » Tue May 15, 2018 5:35 pm

I too am interested, but this date won't work...Please keep me posted on other meetings. Thanks for doing this!

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Re: Arizona Chapter

Post by ScottW999 » Wed May 16, 2018 12:14 am

Count me in!

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Re: Arizona Chapter

Post by mabromovitz » Wed May 16, 2018 11:00 am

Hello All,

Looking forward to our meeting tomorrow! For those of you not familiar with the Montelucia resort, where we are meeting tomorrow evening at the Prado Lounge, there is valet parking and self parking options. Valet parking has a $10 fee associated with it. However, self parking is free and located on the east side of the property. If you have trouble finding it, just ask valet to show you where to self park.

I will be providing free appetizers tomorrow evening for the group. Once again, this will be an informal gathering and should be a great opportunity for you to discuss questions, ideas, and thoughts for future meetings so that we may continue to further our investment education.

Thanks,
Mark

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Re: Arizona Chapter

Post by mabromovitz » Fri May 18, 2018 11:35 am

Thank you to all that attended our initial Bogleheads meeting last night! It was a great success with lots of interesting people and conversation. A big THANK YOU to Michael LeBoeuf for helping out and sharing his great stories and investment advice. I look forward to our next get together, which will probably be in September sometime. I'll keep you posted.

Best,
Mark

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Re: Arizona Chapter

Post by Boglegirl81 » Fri May 18, 2018 5:16 pm

mabromovitz wrote:
Fri May 18, 2018 11:35 am
Thank you to all that attended our initial Bogleheads meeting last night! It was a great success with lots of interesting people and conversation. A big THANK YOU to Michael LeBoeuf for helping out and sharing his great stories and investment advice. I look forward to our next get together, which will probably be in September sometime. I'll keep you posted.

Best,
Mark
Darn, I haven’t been on the forum in a while so I missed it. Is there an email list we can get on or just keep checking the forum to learn about future meeting dates?

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Re: Arizona Chapter

Post by ScottW999 » Fri May 18, 2018 6:39 pm

Thank you Mark for your efforts in getting the ball rolling.
You did an excellent job.
I thoroughly enjoyed meeting with and listening to the other attendees.
Steve

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Re: Arizona Chapter

Post by kaeltor » Mon May 21, 2018 11:12 pm

Phoenix area here! Also interested.

EDIT: Omg missed it by three days... wish I would've seen it

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Re: Arizona Chapter

Post by zengolf2011 » Tue May 22, 2018 8:47 am

Great job, Mark, Michael, and fellow attendees. Enjoyed and learned from all, looking forward to our next gathering!

Tom

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Re: Arizona Chapter

Post by mlebuf » Thu May 24, 2018 4:28 am

Our chapter is off to a great start. I was very favorably impressed by everyone who attended. Thank you, Mark for getting the ball rolling on something I believe will be very special. If any of you who attended last week's meeting want to meet for coffee or lunch (dutch treat) in the Scottsdale area, drop me a PM and we will make it happen. My experience has been that Boglehead friends are the best.
Best wishes, | Michael | | Invest your time actively and your money passively.

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Re: Arizona Chapter

Post by Edie » Thu May 24, 2018 2:24 pm

I'm so sorry that I missed this notice, but I would very much like to be included in future notices. Live in the west valley, office is downtown.

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