What's your weighted average expense ratio?

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Re: What's your weighted average expense ratio?

Post by chuckb84 » Mon Nov 13, 2017 11:01 am

There was a previous large thread on this:

viewtopic.php?f=10&t=192998

The results, when I tabulated them were:

"The average ER is around 0.14%, the low is 0.04%, the high is 0.62%"

Mine is a about 0.05%; thank you TSP.

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Just sayin...
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Re: What's your weighted average expense ratio?

Post by Just sayin... » Mon Nov 13, 2017 11:19 am

0.07% - yes, you read that right. And I’ve worked hard to get it there...

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Re: What's your weighted average expense ratio?

Post by Kenkat » Mon Nov 13, 2017 11:37 am

Sandtrap wrote:
Mon Nov 13, 2017 9:30 am
Kenkat wrote:
Mon Nov 13, 2017 9:12 am
0.37% per Morningstar X-ray
How did you get it so low?
j
I think most would say this is high compared to many others here. I have a handful of active funds that drive up my ER somewhat, some because I have to make the best of my 401(k) options, others by choice as low cost, low turnover active funds that fill specific spots in my portfolio.

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Re: What's your weighted average expense ratio?

Post by pennywise » Mon Nov 13, 2017 11:37 am

tibbitts wrote:
Sat Nov 11, 2017 10:49 pm
Mine is probably around .25, I don't bother calculate it, but I don't understand the point of these constant comparison posts that have been appearing lately. Nobody learns anything from them. What does it matter if someone else answers .01, .1, or 1%? How does knowing that benefit anyone?
This topic on a bogleheads forum inevitably trends toward someone eventually posting that they actually get PAID to invest :). Reminds me of this recent article:

https://www.nytimes.com/2016/03/30/opin ... ocker.html

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Re: What's your weighted average expense ratio?

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Re: What's your weighted average expense ratio?

Post by Ron Scott » Mon Nov 13, 2017 4:55 pm

pennywise wrote:
Mon Nov 13, 2017 11:37 am
This topic on a bogleheads forum inevitably trends toward someone eventually posting that they actually get PAID to invest :).
I thought that was a CD...

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Re: What's your weighted average expense ratio?

Post by oldzey » Mon Nov 13, 2017 7:18 pm

0.0425% ER overall across 403b, Roth, and Taxable accounts.
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Re: What's your weighted average expense ratio?

Post by Veiled » Mon Nov 13, 2017 7:25 pm

FrugalInvestor wrote:
Sun Nov 12, 2017 10:29 pm
Congratulations on starting out on the right foot! Many if not most of us didn't know about the importance of expense ratios when we started investing and/or didn't have very low cost funds available to us. Having the knowledge, opportunity and ability to build a low cost portfolio from the beginning is a huge advantage and it sounds as if you're taking full advantage.
Thanks, FrugalInvestor! I'm was lucky to be raised by people with good habits and who knew about VG. And I'm grateful that everyone here has been so welcoming.
Pardon me as I read these one hundred and fifty-seven SP vs LLC vs Scorp threads...

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Re: What's your weighted average expense ratio?

Post by neuro84 » Mon Nov 13, 2017 8:27 pm

0.16%. All our assets are in Vanguard Target Retirement funds for now.

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Re: What's your weighted average expense ratio?

Post by Makaveli » Mon Nov 13, 2017 9:06 pm

0.06%, new 401k lowest ER is 0.78%. A work in progress.

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Re: What's your weighted average expense ratio?

Post by sschullo » Mon Nov 13, 2017 9:34 pm

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Re: What's your weighted average expense ratio?

Post by Ignis » Mon Nov 13, 2017 11:00 pm

0.05% (mix of TSP, Vanguard, and Fidelity).

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Re: What's your weighted average expense ratio?

Post by Didymograptus » Tue Nov 14, 2017 8:15 am

0.058%

Lowest ER is SWTSX at 0.03%, highest is VTIAX at 0.11% in my 401k.

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Re: What's your weighted average expense ratio?

Post by sco » Tue Nov 14, 2017 12:45 pm

5 basis points, on average. The majority of my assets (Total Stock Market) is at 3 1/2 basis points, with International being the most expensive at 10 basis points.

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Re: What's your weighted average expense ratio?

Post by GottaRun » Wed Nov 15, 2017 9:36 pm

in my taxable account i'm at 0.067.

that's because nearly 50% in Vanguard Total Stock index admiral with ER of 0.04 :D

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Re: What's your weighted average expense ratio?

Post by Sandtrap » Wed Nov 15, 2017 9:46 pm

Kenkat wrote:
Mon Nov 13, 2017 11:37 am
Sandtrap wrote:
Mon Nov 13, 2017 9:30 am
Kenkat wrote:
Mon Nov 13, 2017 9:12 am
0.37% per Morningstar X-ray
How did you get it so low?
j
I think most would say this is high compared to many others here. I have a handful of active funds that drive up my ER somewhat, some because I have to make the best of my 401(k) options, others by choice as low cost, low turnover active funds that fill specific spots in my portfolio.
You're right. I misread it at lst.
Mine is .08
j :D

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