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Chicagoland virtual meeting

Post by HoosierJim » Sun Aug 04, 2019 7:08 pm

Due to travel time and schedule coordination, a few of us have decided to start a Chicagoland (although not strictly restricted) virtual meeting.

The first Chicago virtual meeting is Wednesday August 7th 8 PM CENTRAL. Private Message me with your email address to get on the meeting distribution and calendar reminder.

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Re: Chicagoland virtual meeting

Post by LadyGeek » Mon Aug 05, 2019 3:19 pm

This thread is now in the US Chapters forum (Bogleheads chapter).
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Re: Chicagoland virtual meeting

Post by HoosierJim » Tue Aug 06, 2019 8:30 am

Thank you for moving it to the chapters forum. I couldn't figure out how to do this.

We are thinking about a meet and greet then a quick review of Firecalc and some ideas for the next meeting.


The first Chicago virtual meeting is Wednesday August 7th 8 PM CENTRAL. Private Message me with your email address to get on the meeting distribution and calendar reminder.

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Re: Chicagoland virtual meeting

Post by HoosierJim » Wed Aug 07, 2019 4:33 pm

Just a reminder, we are meeting tonight Wednesday August 7th 8 PM CENTRAL. Private message me with your email if you would like to join.

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Re: Chicagoland virtual meeting

Post by HoosierJim » Tue Sep 03, 2019 10:13 am

The second Chicago virtual meeting is Wednesday September 4th at 8 PM CENTRAL.

Private Message me with your email address to get on the meeting distribution and calendar reminder.

If you have a suggestion for a talking point, post it here.

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Re: Chicagoland virtual meeting

Post by HoosierJim » Wed Sep 04, 2019 10:52 am

Just a reminder, we are meeting tonight Wednesday September 4th at 8 PM CENTRAL. Private message me with your email if you would like to join.

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Re: Chicagoland virtual meeting

Post by D3331 » Fri Sep 06, 2019 2:38 pm

When is the next Chicagoland meeting or virtual meeting?

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Re: Chicagoland virtual meeting

Post by HoosierJim » Sat Sep 07, 2019 1:00 pm

We have the meeting every first Wednesday of the month at 8 pm central. So October 2, November 6, December 4th. Meetings last 1 hour but you can drop off early if you want. This month we discussed term life insurance, guardianship, small business, and other topics brought up during the meeting.

Send your email via private message if you want to be on the reminder & zoom meeting distribution.

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Re: Chicagoland virtual meeting

Post by HoosierJim » Tue Oct 01, 2019 4:29 am

Just a reminder, we are meeting tomorrow Wednesday October 2nd at 8 PM CENTRAL. Private message me with your email if you would like to join. I will send out the zoom meeting link around 7:30 pm Wednesday.

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Re: Chicagoland virtual meeting

Post by HoosierJim » Wed Oct 02, 2019 1:36 pm

We are meeting tonight Wednesday October 2nd at 8 PM CENTRAL. Private message me with your email if you would like to join. I will send out the zoom meeting link around 7:30 pm Wednesday.

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Re: Chicagoland virtual meeting

Post by HoosierJim » Tue Nov 05, 2019 9:03 am

Just a reminder, we are meeting tomorrow Wednesday November 6th 8 PM CENTRAL. Private message me with your email if you would like to join. Meeting last about 40 minutes.

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Re: Chicagoland virtual meeting

Post by HoosierJim » Wed Nov 06, 2019 12:15 pm

Just a reminder, we are meeting TONIGHT Wednesday November 6th at 8 PM CENTRAL. Private message me with your email if you would like to join.

Tonight's topic is BITCOIN


Meeting last about 40 minutes.

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Re: Chicagoland virtual meeting

Post by HoosierJim » Mon Jun 01, 2020 11:08 am

Just a reminder, we are meeting Wednesday June 3 at 8 PM CENTRAL. Private message me with your email if you would like to join.

Meeting last about 60 minutes.

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Re: Chicagoland virtual meeting

Post by HoosierJim » Tue Jun 02, 2020 4:48 pm

Just a reminder, we are meeting Wednesday June 3 at 8 PM CENTRAL. Private message me with your email if you would like to join.

Meeting last about 60 minutes.

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Re: Chicagoland virtual meeting

Post by blackhawkfan » Wed Jun 03, 2020 7:38 am

Hopefully you can join us for a presentation on the basics of investing. We will cover the Boglehead theories of investing, budgeting, index funds, the impact of expenses and taxes on investing and some lively discussion and Q&A. Contact HoosierJim for more details. Hope to see you tonight, June 3rd, 2020 at 8 pm CST.

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Re: Chicagoland virtual meeting

Post by Potential » Wed Jun 03, 2020 5:18 pm

Thank you Jim for setting this up. Looking forward to meeting you all tonight.


Remember, you don't have to live in Chicagoland to join. We would love to have more participants.

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Re: Chicagoland virtual meeting

Post by Coolguy8877 » Thu Jun 04, 2020 10:56 am

Great meeting last night. Thanks blackhawkfan for presenting!

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Re: Chicagoland virtual meeting

Post by HoosierJim » Thu Jun 25, 2020 9:58 am

Just a reminder, we are meeting next Wednesday July 1st at 8 PM CENTRAL. Private message me with your email if you would like to join.

Our presenter will cover the topic of FINTECH. Then we will have some Q & A and general discussion. The meeting is planned to last 60 minutes.
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Re: Chicagoland virtual meeting

Post by blackhawkfan » Sun Jun 28, 2020 4:47 pm

Great presentation coming up for the Chicago chapter. The presentation will be on Fintech. Please join us on Wednesday July 1st at 8 pm CST to tune in. To get the link contact Hoosier Jim.

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Re: Chicagoland virtual meeting

Post by HoosierJim » Tue Jun 30, 2020 11:04 am

Just a reminder, we are meeting tomorrow, Wednesday July 1st at 8 PM CENTRAL.

Private message me with your email address if you would like to join.

Our presenter, Michelle will cover the topic of FINTECH. Then we will have some Q & A and general discussion. The meeting is planned to last 60 minutes.

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Re: Chicagoland virtual meeting

Post by HoosierJim » Thu Jul 02, 2020 8:35 am

A big thank you to Michelle for presenting the FINTECH topic last night. Covered the site NewRetirment . You can sign up for a free trial and see how the site works.

Our next meeting is on Wednesday August 5th at 8pm Central. PM me if you want to be added to the distribution list.

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