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Bogleheads.org – Investing advice inspired by John Bogle

Bogleheads® is the title adopted by many of the investing enthusiasts who participate in this site. The term is intended to honor Vanguard founder and investor advocate John Bogle.

The Bogleheads® emphasize starting early, living below one's means, regular saving, broad diversification, simplicity, and sticking to one's investment plan regardless of market conditions.

This site is composed of two primary resources: our Wiki and our Forum.

The Wiki is a comprehensive investing and personal finance reference that was built and is maintained by members of the Bogleheads® community. Many newcomers find that a good way to begin is by reading these Wiki articles: Getting Started and the Bogleheads' investment philosophy.

On the Forum, members discuss financial news and theory. The members also welcome less experienced investors who have questions about investing or who need help to develop their portfolios. The most recent Forum posts are summarized below.


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54pWills07/17 28fe600:50 Jablean
37hReceived $1m windfall with additional upside; looking for feedback on plan to hedge against market correction07/07 accrue23:09 accrue
63cDo you buy phone outright or pay it off monthly...2017 Admiral15:14 dslomer64
21tIndex-ish fund that lacks FAANG?13:32 AerialWombat20:20 Theoretical
52tI may have understood why it's so hard to save and invest07/19 airelleofmusic15:31 amitb00
3131cWhat Book Are You Currently Reading? Part VI2014 Alex Frakt21:36 Calli114
13hShort versus Intermediate Term Bond07/17 Always passive19:49 peppers
82pDraft a will with legalzoom or other online legal help11/12 Amy201709:25 Amy2017
7hAdvice for someone just starting out?07/19 amyjo07:27 Chip
19pFinancial transparency09:25 Andymoler5811:11 LadyGeek
7pChanging address for Social Security after a death18:20 annielouise21:09 dodecahedron
13pFederal Benefits Question - Annuity, TSP, FEHBP14:53 arsenalfan20:45 arsenalfan
5pSomewhat odd HSA question07/19 B4Xt3r13:59 Angst
11hSeeking help for investment allocation07/15 bakerjin18:43 Duckie
19cBoston trip with small kids06/04 BashDash09:07 doug1022
16pIs my umbrella policy over priced?10:36 BBQ Nut18:07 stlrick
29cPossible Knob & Tube in an older home.07/18 becsteele21:27 five2one
17pPaying off share of children's student loans with house or stay?10:26 bestbet13:36 bestbet
7hOpinions on investing Roth IRA07/19 BeWyse13:32 BeWyse
7hAm I on the right track?10:57 BG04229314:13 BG042293
16hVanguard Advisor07/19 bgyt17:51 LMBFlorida
409pRetiree Portfolio Model2012 BigFoot4811:30 munemaker
19c[A Splendid Exchange, by William Bernstein - on sale for Kindle]07/18 Bill Bernstein12:51 Broken Man 1999
1hInherited Roth - how to make it last?… (allocations /RMD w 4 funds)11:24 Black Cat17:34 asset_chaos
94hHow do you handle the urge to DO something?07/18 blackfish18:12 abuss368
13hstock trading fee at fidelity and vanguard07/12 blackwhisker14:04 blackwhisker
8pdo i need a lawyer when applying for a HELOC?13:05 bling21:26 Sportswhiz00
2tTo extend out maturities or not?07/15 BlueEars19:25 BlueEars
5cMacs, Time Machine, and NAS?09:23 blueman45720:19 tuningfork
5tInvestorPlace: Best Vanguard Funds for the Second Half of 201807/18 bluerafters18:01 abuss368
12pBond Investment vs. Paying Off Daughter's Student Loan and/or Rental Property Mortgage07/19 bob.bawn12:01 psteinx
34cJFK Traverlers: How to go from NJ to JFK and the opposite?07:10 BogleMelon21:16 BogleMelon
15hBrokerage - bank-brokers or brokers? [Bulgaria]06/18 bonzai07:13 bonzai
14hMega Backdoor Roth IRA Withdrawal Pro-Rata?07/19 bouncyboglehead15:02 Alan S.
73tInvest in Tesla?03/28 BradJ17:28 DesertDiva
18cWhich degree to pursue?07/12 BradJ14:10 nymeria.stark
2hAdding to investment funds and capital gains07/19 BuffMaltese07:03 livesoft
6cWine chiller16:24 bungalow1018:36 livesoft
20cLaminate Floor making 'popping' noise07/19 BW198522:06 iamlucky13
88cAmazon Prime Day 201807/16 C4NT16:31 Pajamas
140cWhy own a bed?07/16 Caduceus10:13 LadyGeek
72tWhy Take Risk on Equity Side?07/19 Call_Me_Op23:18 willthrill81
219c[Prevent mail theft; sign for USPS Informed Delivery]08/15 catdude09:42 sam_m
109pI was rear ended and the other guy wants a payout!06/14 cdu714:02 Golfview
6hDeployment TSP limitation question07/01 Cerasiorion23:12 Nords
0hAsset allocation for retirement account and down-payment savings account14:14 cheezit 
20pSemi-Retire by 40-45, possible/realistic?07/17 Chuck47422:57 davidsorensen32
2hInternational Portfolio Allocation Advice - 42 Years Old living in Israel09:36 Cintrapark14:23 Cintrapark
2hTo transfer, or not to transfer, that is my question?08:25 cordanmom15:34 Earl Lemongrab
11pDownsize or just move on12:31 crystalbank18:33 Carefreeap
11cHome maintenance question - rust beneath caulk in tub07/19 Cunobelinus06:59 Chip
5pPass Thru Deduction-Roth Conversion Question07/19 cusetownusa15:10 Chicago60
14cGood places to visit within 4-5 hr drive from Atlanta10:17 CyprusAvenue19:28 tnr
30hAnyone Else Here Trying to Max Out 401k for the 1st Time in 2018?07/15 Daedalus12:26 Chadnudj
8cSail boat budget07/19 daggerboard15:05 smitcat
112tIn defense of short-term treasuries07/14 danielc22:48 jalbert
59cFake IRS calls - anybody care?07/19 denismurf21:21 obgraham
300cMy New Car Buying Tips2013 denovo12:57 Maverick3320
7pBank account decision12:58 Determined18:17 abuss368
21cState Farm - safe driving discount ??11:18 dm20019:35 drawpoker
144pWhat I spent in 6 months on medicare07/05 dm20019:19 drawpoker
45tSome 'hints' about brokered CDs2017 dm20018:28 Artsdoctor
11pDenied Umbrella Coverage Twice - What now?10:03 docj16:51 FIREchief
27cHigh school graduation monetary gift for nephew12:54 Earl Lemongrab20:50 stoptothink
10hAsset Allocation with multiple retirement accounts07/16 Elbukari14:13 livesoft
7hSaturna/Lively HSA question13:55 eltron21:06 JustinR
4pCollege Saving Plans - Options16:06 endeavor22:54 SimonJester
124tVanguard to offer non-Vanguard ETFs commission-free07/02 Ever Ready14:07 LadyGeek
89pWhat is your Take Home Pay / Gross Pay ratio?06/03 fantasytensai11:57 unclescrooge
1hLetter from IRS for unpaid tax on Interest/Dividend from 201612:09 FB0112:19 Spirit Rider
0cKeynote Advanced tutorials12:12 FB01 
7hSelling Fractional Shares after a Transfer07/19 FIBoston19:01 WanderingInvest
2pBB&T banking22:12 Fire wicket22:27 Ron
6hPlease help me get to 80/2007/15 Gemini10:34 Gemini
3cWhere do you buy CPAP replacement parts?08:04 genjix22:25 Pancakes-Eggs-B
8hVanguard managing portfolio and delaying SS07/19 gpsmith4509:39 vested1
11hAdvice on Financial Plan: PGY4 Orthopaedic / PGY4 ENT Residents14:16 greenhat0620:58 daveydoo
15tMarket timing benefit? Or just pure luck?07/17 greenhill18:25 grabiner
13hAnother avg cost vs. Spec ID decision07/18 greenhorn40114:17 FactualFran
11h10 Year Tips auction07/18 Grt2bOutdoors13:27 grok87
2718pWhat's Your Credit Card Rewards Strategy?2016 guitarguy23:08 TravelGeek
15pProperty tax + deductions07/15 hammond18:14 abuss368
90hI'm about to inherit a single stock with a worth of just over 7 figures....07/19 harrington06:28 vineviz
8cUpdate Libby library app (My library is switching to Cloud Library from Overdrive: no more kindle!)2017 heartwood23:13 TravelGeek
13hBond ETF with the shortest Duration07/18 Hiraclis17:40 Hiraclis
10h401k Help Picking Funds 25 Year Old07/19 hockeydawg23:11 gostars
1h529 allocations13:37 Hunter12313:41 Grt2bOutdoors
8hOption Puts on SPY [SPDR S&P 500 ETF]07/18 ibelite10:49 GrowthSeeker
8pUnderstanding Restricted Stock Units (RSU)16:05 icedtea21:32 Sportswhiz00
76cHave you ever purchased a pricy musical instrument?07/16 investingdad16:53 investingdad
197tDirect Real Estate Returns07/12 InvestInLife17:01 knpstr
25tGMO 7 year forecasts are worse than a toss of a coin07/16 InvestInPasta13:17 psteinx
8hStructured Note13:13 investmentlife23:04 TigerNest
0pSuccessor Trustee duties? Help!13:29 Investor8852 
2hMoving funds to balance across accounts14:04 InvestorNew14:20 livesoft
23tThe other side of stock buybacks07/18 jalbert14:14 mak1277
13cAshley furniture experience? 2000 dollars for 13x8x8 sectional21:09 jayk23822:47 blaugranamd
8cI dont know how to spend money21:34 jb122:22 longleaf
22hVanguard Sub-Asset Allocation Model, Personal Advisor Service07/12 jbuch00216:01 jbuch002
11h3 Fund Portfolio Creation07/17 jcnelsn112:47 vineviz
17cPlanning a trip to France in June 2019 - ADvice ?07/18 JD196706:55 Rupert
39pReevaluating mortgage payoff strategy07/19 JDDS21:12 JBTX
45tHelp me understand TIPs.07/17 Jefferson22:55 Jefferson
19cHearing aids06/14 jefmafnl20:56 spectec
21hRealizing 85% of 401k contribution going to bonds07/15 Jermbo20:42 aj76er
42cBest Movies of 201701/12 jginseattle16:42 JBTX
15hAdvice on taxable account investments for retirement and down payment02/26 Jman0913:10 KlangFool
77hTell me what's wrong with my strategy07/13 JoeMontana1607:38 bgf
2hTax Efficiency vs. Lower Fees03:44 joo2lo06:47 jhfenton
69tIs HSA Bank + TD Ameritrade still the best HSA choice?10/18 JustinR21:37 Angst
9cLooking for recommendations on a cordless electric mower2016 keystone19:33 G-Force
15cAn unwanted Boat14:11 kjon16:26 retiringwhen
95hShould I Dump a Pile of Money on Young Son?07:55 klneutral22:58 davidsorensen32
2pSocial security claiming divorced spouse18:16 kmurp18:36 kmurp
4hBeing tax efficient15:00 krishnam15:43 MotoTrojan
16hBond funds in taxable accounts?04/12 l1am22:50 l1am
11pAppears that Medicare Guaranteed Issue Plan F will be replaced with G07/19 LadyIJ16:34 drawpoker
19pMedicare Supplement question re Guarantee Issue07/19 LadyIJ11:53 cashmoney
38hNeed Your Feedback on 100% VTSAX07/02 lake10017:06 Finridge
0ptaxes: claiming child for parent 1 while on HDHP for parent 2?16:06 learning_head 
7hWhy Does Vanguard Emerging Markets not Tie to Market Caps?07/18 LFKB03:44 dumbmoney
2cGoogle Voice For Dummies12:09 LifeIsGood14:17 RickBoglehead
12pTransferring Money and Closing Bank Account07/19 lilblu13:37 AerialP
4hWhere to invest 100K?17:29 LMBFlorida22:56 Jerry55
762pVariable Percentage Withdrawal (VPW)2013 longinvest20:43 longinvest
7pBuying A New House - Looking for Suggestions07/19 ltuxl07:57 ltuxl
3h403B rollover to IRA ? on what to do with it, want just one mutual ?14:29 luberhill21:05 ExitStageLeft
11pTwo Questions - College Tuition Payments07/19 luckybamboo12:42 luckybamboo
5pUnexpected huge LTCG in trust - need help with tax issues12:26 macaroon18:34 macaroon
28cShopping for a new hot tub2017 madbrain02:25 madbrain
6pWill my 529 contribution exceed the annual gift tax exemption?19:46 madrad23:16 Iridium
28h$800,000 Windfall. Love the 3-Fund portfolio approach. Wealth Managers in contact01:29 Maple123419:12 dratkinson
111tSaving 20% of paycheck isn't enough07/13 Marjimmy18:08 abuss368
119hWhy not go 100% stocks?06/25 masonstone18:19 abuss368
2hTax Implications On My Stock Options07/19 Mdr8708:42 ryman554
5lNew Hershey PA Local Chapter Established07/16 Mel Lindauer22:19 danielc
192tTaylor's New Book: The Bogleheads' Guide to The Three-Fund Portfolio10/24 Mel Lindauer17:59 abuss368
52cTelemarketing calls from my own prefix01/19 michaeljc7019:00 3feetpete
21hTransfer CapOne360 to Vanguard, or easier to wait until it's E-Trade?07/06 mich_bogle10:45 Filetmerlot
32pHow Unclaimed Property Laws Can Affect Retirees07/18 MikeG6219:58 Carolina Shagge
16h$3 Million in Cash at 31; Looking to Invest $2M of it07/19 mikeurban87118:28 grabiner
44csuit shoe combo?07/17 Mjar20:57 stoptothink
4cAnyone else is getting spam mail & phone calls from Global X fund purchased via eTrade?06/26 mkdk201819:14 mkdk2018
14cHow do I find information on home security cameras that came with the house?07/17 Morik09:05 Morik
7cunripe fruit on a branch that has fallen off the tree08:58 mouses17:06 iamlucky13
18cFence question07/19 mxs15:08 mxs
4hInvesting from Europe in US stocks07/18 mxzeroo05:42 mxzeroo
3cIsrael Private Tours07/19 NavyIC302:32 Cruise
11hPortfolio Update07/10 neon beanbag08:28 neon beanbag
2cBest way to setup/configure Echo Spots for the kids12:41 newbie00312:51 ThisTimeItsDiff
96cWatch Collection Reasonable or Unreasonable or Irresponsible?07/19 Nissanzx120:16 ddurrett896
11h401(k) rollover question09:41 nwa-non16:35 retiredjg
27tInternational Stocks in Taxable?07/18 Oak&Elm13:30 fennewaldaj
15hInternational Allocation and Underperformance vs US07/19 OldSport08:19 asif408
7hOptimizing 403(b) expense ratios16:02 oncodoc17:39 oncodoc
41tIs Tax-Managed Small Cap (VTMSX) an underrated fund?02/15 oneleaf03:39 Blythe
5hCD's within Roth?20:43 OpattyD22:55 celia
55tNew Vanguard Security Code Requirement07/17 Pale Horse20:12 jalbert
12hTransfer online savings/money market to income mutual fund?11:31 Pegasus_RPG22:09 EHEngineer
0tStrategies for maximizing PA state retirement system options06:34 Pennstateclj1 
4hFIFO or LIFO?06:55 pennylane07:52 pennylane
1pHSA and FSA at the same time09:26 pingpong11:31 Spirit Rider
8pNew Supplemental Trust: Can someone help me understand the basic day to day operation of recognizing assets?07/01 PlayingLife18:34 Gill
30pWhat is the most severe hyperbolic discounting you have ever acted on?07/19 PrettyCoolWorks08:15 clutchied
0tLarry Swedroe: Hedge Funds Still Trailing11:45 Random Walker 
8tIs SEC yield of any value?16:00 restingonmylaur22:47 stlutz
8hNew Job, new 401K, trying to select best bang for the buck from whats available12:30 Rhizzlebop17:09 ruralavalon
19cGift cards: which is "better / safer"? physical or electronic?07/19 rjbraun17:04 alpenglow
50pSelling mom's house07/17 rosepetal13:45 gotester2000
3pExcess in 529 Plan15:56 rsgdmd16:14 letsgobobby
21cNeed Help Evaluating HVAC Needs and Quotes07/17 Rupert07:03 Rupert
29tWarning: Gaping Schwab security hole!17:05 samsoes22:58 TravelGeek
46hHeresy: Is It Worth Converting tIRAs to Roth?07/17 Sandi_k00:48 Sandi_k
5hSSAFX a good Bond Fund? [State Street Aggregate Bond Index]13:51 sapper137119:22 LadyGeek
10tGood Books on Investment?16:55 sapper137118:38 DesertDiva
22hHow to treat annuity?07/18 sapper137118:13 sapper1371
5hHow should I move my taxable account from Fidelity to Vanguard?15:57 sarabayo16:59 sarabayo
30cHeart Rate Monitors Fitbit vs. Garmin07/15 Sasquatch21:10 five2one
6cTurning off Amazon One Click for digital content2012 Saving$23:00 zlltt
2hThoughts on this Portfolio Allocation?11:23 SAY3719:01 Sandtrap
37hHigh Crypto Allocation07/18 searchher07:56 Valuethinker
15tDoes "Time in the Market" Heal All Portfolio Wounds?03:36 SimpleGift22:37 gmaynardkrebs
20pCalifornia Homeowners - Do you have earthquake insurance?07/16 slalom19:21 tooluser
3hClosing Wealthfront and Betterment accounts: Guidance requested20:20 sman0922:45 jacoavlu
22hBH- Need advise for 45 year old07/19 smby19:20 delamer
6hFirst Real Estate Investment question07/17 SpaceBound3514:40 arsenalfan
174tWhy is leveraging property good but leveraging stocks bad?07/14 SpeculativeTrad04:06 Valuethinker
2pPart D IRMAA14:39 sport15:49 kaneohe
6tHow does the Fed purchase bonds20:24 S_Track22:02 OnTrack
11pOptions to lower my tax liability with RMD’s07/17 stumpy20:33 bradpevans
6hOpinions on my Investment portfolio allocations15:20 stupidfinance16:39 ExitStageLeft
25tAcceptable uses...New Financial Chromebook07/18 Summit11114:58 SimplicityNow
12hPhasing out Roth vs 401k/HEI07/17 Superleaf44421:21 FiveK
14cHardwood Floors07/17 SVariance110:17 Artful Dodger
38pGiving up career growth for more time outside of work07/19 T4REngineer11:10 vitaflo
25cAnyone have a Walabot (imaging sensor for wires, pipes, studs in walls)?02/10 Tamales00:43 Johnatron
30hFidelity Portfolio Advice Please07/15 teacherguy23:03 gostars
416cFlaunt Your High-Mileage Car2015 Teague13:17 Teague
19tThe joys of investing07/18 tennisplyr08:40 Rowan Oak
115fImproving the Bogleheads forum2016 tennisplyr23:36 mptfan
1hPortfolio Assistance and Retirement Advice13:16 Terp197819:52 Duckie
29cWho has owned a ski boat or waverunner & did you regret it?2015 ThankYouJack00:15 HenrysCreek
9h23 and seeking help with investments07/16 TheCapitalist08:46 TheCapitalist
49hInflation Rate, isn't it personal?06/26 TheTimeLord10:15 delamer
60pNew book based on Millionaire Next Door07/16 timmy19:10 DanMahowny
74tDoes Anyone Invest In Berkshire Hathaway Instead Of Index Funds?03/04 uberational4420:15 220volt
29hAre ETFs Really That Safe?01/18 uberational4407:05 jhfenton
105pSalary vs. Lifestyle07/18 UncleBogle22:51 davidsorensen32
87pFamilies - What's your total annual credit card spend?07/16 UpsetRaptor15:18 basspond
7tDoes total stock market invest in dying companies like sears?17:32 vu818:14 raven15
5hVanguard 401k - VFIFX vs VFINX - How to evaluate expense ratios?07/19 wcard07:58 indexonlyplease
12pCan I get a mortgage if retiring?12:58 Wenonah22:56 Wenonah
14pPenfed 5/5 Arm Rate Reset?09:28 WentzWagon22:47 WentzWagon
146pA different take on retirement income: time segmentation07/15 willthrill8122:50 longinvest
30hBond Ladder Managed Account07/19 Winston10119:29 Grt2bOutdoors
17fAre my posts missing or being deleted?04/08 Woodshark14:40 LadyGeek
104pI ran out of credit card signups bonus...08/28 workingovertime20:56 LadyGeek
19pCan churning negatively affect getting a good mortgage rate?07/19 workingovertime11:21 shariq1989
2hClosed funds07/19 yousha12:29 not4me

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