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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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7402tU.S. stocks in freefall2011 Lbill03:38 pokebowl
2273tThe Three-Fund Portfolio2012 Taylor Larimore13:29 Taylor Larimore
1971tWhat are you up YTD? [Year To Date]2014 InvestorNewb08:18 lostdog
1276tThe Final, Definitive Thread on Brokerage Transfer Bonuses2016 Earl Lemongrab23:43 Earl Lemongrab
879c[What TV Show Have You Recently Watched?]2016 dbCooperAir14:23 TwstdSista
669tHarry Browne Permanent Portfolio Discussion (Cont'd)2010 MediumTex20:24 All Seasons
650pHow much money do you want to retire?2017 benign_user14:15 visualguy
595cMy 2017 CRV is a victim of the dreaded oil gas-dilution issue03/14 CULater21:56 jabberwockOG
476t2-year CDs at Vanguard and Fidelity Today04/05 Kevin M23:52 Happy2BeFree
441lYour USER NAME...what does it mean?2017 fishandgolf19:14 You Know What I
294pAlly Banking 1% extra back up to $1,000 on new money deposited10/15 LSLover20:06 lisaneedsbraces
254cHigh End Wrist Watches (Gone Crazy)2016 corn1803:33 corn18
231p"Open Social Security" calculator: feature requests, bug reports, etc06/06 ObliviousInvest15:46 TBillT
224t"Safe" Withdrawal Rate for Early Retirees (or any retiree)10/08 Rowan Oak23:49 CurlyDave
196t"6 Reasons The Rich Should Pay-Off Their Mortgage"2016 Taylor Larimore22:59 unclescrooge
161pWhat I spent in 6 months on medicare07/05 dm20012:34 Nowizard
152pWhere would you go for financial guidance if you win the Megamillions?10/17 CULater09:30 10.06am
145tHelp me understand dividends2016 rbaldini15:47 pkcrafter
124cQuitting w/o notice10/21 gpburdell23:38 Earl Lemongrab
122tBarron's Making the Case for Gold09/30 hdas17:28 All Seasons
119tRich, Broke or Dead: Visualizing probabilities of outcomes in early retirement09/28 EnjoyIt00:58 spreadsheetguy
116tTotal Bond Market Fund - interest rates rising!10/19 HomerJ22:50 nedsaid
112cPSA: Don't buy a big house08:47 sunny_socal01:38 denovo
112pDepositing Cash if it was gifted?10/18 LITeacher17:50 Ged
90pWhen to stop putting money into an older vehicle10/14 rashad300008:52 Nova1967
87tSix stocks make up 98% of S&P 500 gains in 201807/10 letsgobobby00:05 finite_differen
78cPersonal Adventure - recommendations10/16 seychellois_lib09:41 WhyNotUs
73tDo Advisers Add $$$ Value?06/30 Rick Ferri08:15 packer16
70cI want to sell my home, but I don't want to fix it up07/23 fredflinstone20:59 megabad
70cGardening 201804/08 Earl Lemongrab13:39 Earl Lemongrab
69pThe Next Millionaire Next Door: Enduring Strategies for Building Wealth Hardcover will be released October 1, 201809/29 timmy19:43 thx1138
67p8 reasons why pensions are [good]10/21 calmaniac16:01 LadyGeek
63pWho are heirs? No will.11/30 lhwerdyt*1791c20:31 lhwerdyt*1791c
61cDIY Home Security: SimpliSafe vs Ooma vs Nest vs Ring vs Other?09/20 Saving$22:43 TxInjun
61cWhy are Carbon Offset Credits so cheap?10/20 Cycle15:39 LadyGeek
59cFailed hard drive(?) data recovery09/30 One Ping00:05 CaliJim
58pReal Estate Versus Stocks01/17 Stanchion03:35 FIREchief
58hBofA/Merrill Edge or Chase Sapphire Banking/CPC?08/31 rapatelrocky20:40 UpperNwGuy
58tDFA small value... acitve management?10/20 privatefarmer18:55 Robert T
56hMy Edward Jones IRA is out performing my Vanguard 401K10/20 CashedOut03:11 dratkinson
55cCross-country trip via Amtrak10/17 catdude00:01 catdude
55cTesla Model 3 Owners: Your experience so far09/05 InvestoGuy21:11 wrongfunds
55cTV recommendation for my father10/11 fsrph14:10 TN_Boy
53cCar Dealer told us car was Certified, but it isnt13:25 Thegame1423:11 criticalmass
52p2019 Expenses > 2019 Income – Help us close the gap19:08 Ron Ronnerson01:37 Startled Cat
51tToo Much Apple [AAPL] Stock10/17 Duffydog102:01 bluquark
49cLost Power for 24 hours - what food to toss?10/12 ThankYouJack21:25 willthrill81
48cCar servicing10/17 jackal18:26 jharkin
48hPortfolio advise (30 something) from NL10/06 Sinsji10:00 international00
47hTiming mortgage pay down10/18 AspireToRetire22:22 unclescrooge
47tEmerging Market Bond Funds10/08 hdas21:52 PFInterest
47cLufthansa Premium Economy2017 frugalecon09:22 WhyNotUs
44hFor those who paid off house - how did you do it?10:45 sojirovs22:54 Nissanzx1
44cnoisy generator10/19 mouses17:02 ResearchMed
44cWhat to do with >$1000 in Amazon credits?10/21 cookymonster16:31 matatupuncher
42tDebunking Bonds in Taxable10/08 Cartographer22:49 JimInIllinois
39hTiming the market - Some say it’s possible?17:44 BigBevo23:56 Starfish
39cRoute-66 trip recommendations10/10 topcatin23:09 SevenBridgesRoa
39tSet it and forget it10/19 Rick Ferri18:15 Taylor Larimore
38cBeer - Strong German Style Lagers10/20 Atilla23:03 SevenBridgesRoa
38hAnyone using VanguardAdvantage with free checking, Visa Gold Debit/ATM, electronic bill pay, direct deposit, plus more?08/26 mpnret22:26 NYnative
38pHealth Care Options for 26 year old10/18 yankeefan406517:11 sunny_socal
37p50% of Cancer Patients Burn Through Their Life's Savings in Just 2 Years11:34 billy26916:47 cs412a
36tShouldn't Fridays be higher than average due to 401k contributions?15:40 JustinR23:32 muddgirl
33pPut more than 20% down on a house?10/20 gadoc17:57 lotusflower
33hFinally ready to start investing in RothIRA (23yrs old)10/16 ynotyese.710:49 ynotyese.7
32cDentist "Service Fee" for Filing Insurance Claim?10/21 totalnoobie21:08 toofache32
32hSetting up Backdoor Roth IRA, can't figure out where to stuff IRA08/22 DanEmmy12:04 mhalley
31cPlaying with FIRE(Financial Independence) documentary trailer.09/28 lostdog21:04 abuss368
31pRetire now or in the Spring. - changing work conditions10/21 fsrph18:17 SoAnyway
31cAmex premium car rental insurance not kicking in09/27 goaties08:30 goaties
30tProtecting large sums of cash.10/20 airahcaz22:50 smectym
30tThoughts on 5 year TIPS bonds?10/19 BlueEars14:48 JackoC
29pNeed advice will vs trust for my situation07/24 RMD381912:40 nyc212
28t"Investing versus debt pay-off?"14:10 Taylor Larimore22:14 willthrill81
28cDo I need to buy laptop software?10/21 tennisplyr15:55 Austintatious
27pChanging Health Insurance Around Child birth to reduce costs2017 Magikmike13:37 AnsAvi
26hShould I sell or rent out my bay area house?10/21 cyberme01:33 TravelGeek
26pMega Backdoor Roth Mechanics02/25 halldr17719:03 whodidntante
26t50 Stocks Enough to Diversify Idiosyncratic Risk?10/21 Park13:37 Broken Man 1999
25cCanada Goose Jacket16:19 Keepcalm23:27 jks1985
25pFederal taxes in retirement07:25 4nursebee23:02 Peter Foley
25cSequoia or Land Cruiser08:41 rashad300013:21 WhiteMaxima
25hFiduciary using funds with a front load?10/18 GutCheck10:14 GutCheck
24pNeed Advise: Offer from new job shoulf my wife tell them she is pregnant?16:51 Faisal23:07 livesoft
24pHouse has major repair issues right after buying... options12:56 cdu715:28 123
24pISO taxes and AMT [Incentive Stock Option]09/28 ilala12:27 ilala
24cHeadlamp for dog walking10/20 charley08:09 Katietsu
23tWhat's Your Fixed Income Strategy?14:27 mmnj22:41 nedsaid
23pCan you include this in a will?10/18 PoppyA16:53 Gnirk
23p2 rental car reservations?10/21 JeanMich12:40 texasdiver
23hLong Term Bonds for Young Retirement Investors10/21 K2L08:51 Valuethinker
22pFinal Decision - Housing10/18 MindTheGAAP12:59 texasdiver
21cWhich HDHP plan is better, Blue Cross or United10:58 alter23:53 criticalmass
20pAlly 1% bonus and cashing out muni fund10/20 am21:45 jacoavlu
20pCredit card claim for rental car collision?10/20 JeanMich21:19 grabiner
20cPet Insurance company recommendation10/16 Swansea15:34 wfrobinette
19pVanguard, Costco, Coursera...17:05 lamp100222:46 ChrisC
19hAvoiding excess HSA contributions.10/20 EdLaFave08:23 Spirit Rider
18hTransferring $1.2 Mil taxable to Vanguard10/16 PQ12$21:46 increment
18cShort trip to Orlando with my parents and children10/20 beserker12:10 28fe6
17hAm I doing it right?10/20 tin36915:49 arcticpineapple
16hAmerican Century Small Cap ASVIX10/21 edvest11:28 nedsaid
15tCard/Account churning to prevent investment tinkering?10/21 MotoTrojan01:28 fujiters
15hIs my IRA underperforming?10/18 MakingBacon00:46 MakingBacon
15c2019 Chrysler Pacifica Hybrid10/21 tampaite00:39 wander
15p529: multiple accounts for the same beneficiary10/18 boglebrain00:26 letsgobobby
15tIs there a case for Active in fixed income?10/21 hdas20:39 grabiner
15pRoth contribution limits for married filing separately10/21 RustyShacklefor14:11 RustyShacklefor
14ppaying for college. work level options08/05 chipperd03:44 chipperd
14tHow long will TIAA Trad (3.5%) stay ahead of the fixed income pack?10/21 b0B00:44 oldzey
14h529: Just getting started10/22 WAF2423:30 workerbeeengine
14cSix Pillars of Self-Esteem: Nathaniel Branden10/07 kayanco21:32 arcticpineapple
14hWWYD, OMY? Portfolio, Do we have enough?11:11 4nursebee17:13 sergeant
13hBerkshire A Paper stock certificate10/21 Lafder00:26 msk
13cHow to open a sealed up fireplace?10/21 knightrider22:25 DanEmmy
13lMinnesota BH Fall Main Meeting 10/27/1809/10 Fallible19:24 Fallible
12tHedging tomorrow's tax rates15:30 samsdad01:14 Startled Cat
12tDo you use any economic "theory" in your approach to investing?17:40 Ron Scott23:40 SevenBridgesRoa
11pTax Implications of a (very) Appreciated House18:22 Typ997S01:56 FIREchief
11hVanguard cost basis information suddenly "not available online"2016 Intrepyd18:10 Broken Man 1999
11pUSAA homeowner's insurance question10/21 aaflygirl16:49 aaflygirl
10cHow often does Costco have the deals on 4 Michelin tires?16:33 dm20017:24 dm200
10hHelp with factoring in inflation14:17 AMG7916:01 mindbogle
10pQuestion about 2018 tax scenario--Roth conversion and capital gain in 201810/21 beautifulsong12:57 beautifulsong
10hOld Newbie Looking For The Same Advice?10/21 mintChocolateCh09:47 Jack FFR1846
10tDo you use mobile apps to assist with your investments?10/20 Gamma Ray06:54 GrowthSeeker
9hRebalance 401(k) and Roth10/20 veritas et virt21:42 megabad
9hBest broker for buying US Treasures15:49 Bambuk20:02 Bambuk
9hHelp with asset allocation for a retired 65 yo?10/13 walrus6519:13 LadyGeek
9hnon-governmental 45709:37 spth17:47 megabad
9hFeedback requested on approximating total stock market10/21 olliema15:58 olliema
9hInvesting a $1.5m windfall [Great Britain]10/20 rivarama15:22 vanrico
8cHulu & NBC23:10 catdude02:18 catdude
8hNeed brokerage advice, US person living abroad10/16 john7700:58 typical.investo
8hIncur short term losses for more Roth Conversion availability?14:38 enjoyinglife22:19 RCL
8cPixel phone: can't make or receive calls but data works08:00 CULater21:54 wdo0002
8pBear Market: Invest in Taxable, Bull Market: Pay Down Mortgage?10/21 motorcyclesarec21:33 LadyGeek
8pExperian credit freeze10/21 student19:55 HueyLD
8hUK capital but US resident alien10/21 vanrico17:24 jjface
8hShould I TLH/reallocate and take advantage of current market?10/20 SerenityBlue15:00 SerenityBlue
8pNew scam hackers spoofing actual correspondence with your own history10/21 LeeMKE13:55 jalbert
8hAny government guaranteed money market funds available?10/21 Five11:48 Valuethinker
7cWhat do you spend your money on outside of expenses and investments?02:21 Plz03:43 traveler901
7hTSP and Vanguard07:22 wassabi01:41 WanderingDoc
7pEmpty nester downsizing - any advice?21:39 FIREchief00:34 FIREchief
7hDividend Growth Funds10/21 milosz1922:34 nedsaid
7hInheritance help19:30 Puddy21:31 megabad
7pIs there a wills/trust/estate planning forum you'd recommend2015 hickory21:21 SoAnyway
7cPrivacy Protections for a Patient Death Preceding Passage of HIPAA10/21 Canopus21:11 InMyDreams
7tBuy-And-Hold vs Tax Loss Harvesting16:24 BolderBoy17:35 BolderBoy
7tMarijuana ETF's09/18 creditdefaultsw16:54 lukestuckenhyme
7hFunding Roth with Money in Taxable Account10/21 Sammita15:58 Sammita
7cBuy, Sell, or Hold - Car Dilemma12:09 Fox13:55 thatme
7tAvoiding Wash Sale: FSTVX -> ITOT10/19 dbk07:19 retiredjg
6hSolo 401K contributions year of death10/06 LeeMKE22:21 Lafder
6hAssistance with adjusting portfolio for a US/UK citizen moving to the UK10/19 gweb20:35 gweb
6pConfused about compound interest and diminishing returns09:47 abs998620:06 One Ping
6pIRS - Anyone deal with you owe us more tax letter?16:07 wfrobinette19:51 Peter Foley
6pWells Fargo - Premier Banking, relationship managers - good or bad?16:36 Wernerger18:30 Wakefield1
6pNew business - expenses with zero revenue10/10 oaks14:13 fabdog
6cChase Sapphire Reserve -points for family ?10/20 andyandyandy11:53 bob60014
6cAdditional charges for kids in Las Vegas hotels09:30 FB0110:54 dm200
6hHSA eligibility if two health insurance?08:57 lostlost10:38 lostlost
5tDo you take advantage of "volatility" in your investing strategy?23:25 Ron Scott02:34 JoMoney
5cHas anyone cruised with Voyages to Antiquity?19:48 GerryL00:23 xb7
5pShould I own my home through an LLC?12:33 Doug00723:08 KyleAAA
5pMega Backdoor vs Backdoor Roth IRA10/21 pasadena22:12 Lafder
5hTraditional IRA Interfering with Backdoor Roth Converstion15:15 Eric in DC21:13 sergeant
5hVanguard's Personal Advisor10:51 NewBog2120:20 BigBevo
5hNeed advice on managing my mother's investments10/21 Charlie Foxtrot16:09 Charlie Foxtrot
5hQuestion on reallocating stocks to bonds10/21 Closer232312:26 deikel
5p1099 for Solo 401k10/22 RamblinDoc11:46 Misenplace
5cToshiba CB2 2015 CB35-C3300 w/ HD screen???10/21 htdrag1111:04 htdrag11
5pHealth Insurance bridge until medicare10/21 boglemania07:27 Retired2013
4hHelp with rollovers22:39 vss23:39 vss
4hPay off mortgage early vs IRA21:06 laphlaw23:12 BL
4hMega backdoor roth with traditional IRA21:45 FriedFire21:57 FriedFire
4hQuestions about managing parent's conservative investments12:24 francine19:20 BL
4hElapsed time to redeem iBonds?15:31 james_madison17:53 Broken Man 1999
4hWhat else can I do?15:54 tman994017:40 bluquark
4pBest Large Deposit Banking Sign-up Deals with High Interest Rate10/21 AlphaLess16:07 LadyGeek
4hGetting rid of legacy annuity?10/20 siamond16:03 siamond
4hWhere to roll an old 403b13:18 joetown200115:17 Rupert
4hAlly online: Online Access Temporarily Blocked12:21 MathIsMyWayr15:07 grp2c
4pDeferred Compensation Plan10/22 Rick7710:09 QoolQat
3hSuddenly retired...would appreciate asset allocation and withdrawal advice16:28 jpc91222:44 celia
3pSimple question about 2018 gift giving17:13 beautifulsong22:35 bsteiner
3pHow to deal with recruiters when not actively looking for job?20:59 knightrider21:41 28fe6
3pBad news for alternate payees18:51 Alan S.20:22 megabad
3hHow to tax loss harvest ETF lots with fractional shares?10/21 am20:04 grabiner
3hPortfolio advice request10/21 MakeSenseOf5b1U19:10 MakeSenseOf5b1U
3hAdministrator incorrectly followed order, now what?14:56 tenkuky17:12 tenkuky
3hportfolio, plan and early retirement10/16 SSM116:11 megabad
3tLarry Swedroe: Time Not On Active’s Side08:53 Random Walker14:03 edgeagg
3tUnderstanding Rebalancing, Annual vs on New Cash Inputs10/21 Dink201813:59 ThrustVectoring
3tIndexed variable annuity question09:15 Kelly12:57 Kelly
3cCruise America RV rental experience?10/21 JeanMich10:38 drew1976
2pWhither Excess Roth Contributions? (taxable account vs non-deductible tIRA)10/09 Todd8D03:25 mhalley
2tPre-refunded municipal bonds23:52 michaeljmroger03:22 typical.investo
2tStocks, Inflation, and the Strategic Implications23:50 bjr8902:31 typical.investo
2hMAGI and ROTH IRA Contribution22:54 123qweasd01:48 MotoTrojan
2hI-bonds or CDs17:07 macintosh01:46 venkman
2hETF trading above NAV11:37 CarpeDiem2223:10 CarpeDiem22
2h[Nuveen bonds in CA - thoughts?]10/14 andy201222:04 HEDGEFUNDIE
2tTLH, wash sale and Fidelity 403b19:23 student21:51 student
2hVery short term taxable20:29 lotusflower20:50 vineviz
2cFinancing Graduate School w/ Employer's Help?16:16 morsk20:47 megabad
2hNeed advise with investing plan.15:43 palciparum16:56 palciparum
2hswitch bonds to money mkt?14:41 miket2915:11 Taylor Larimore
2pFlexible spending account for Invisalign08:56 Carson12:15 Carson
1hSuggestions for Lump Sum or Annuity Decision?22:03 Waywayafar01:30 mhalley
1hVanguard and Equities10/14 newstreetnj22:02 PFInterest
1pextra monthly cash - taxable or 4.75% building loan?12:32 TarHeel200222:00 PFInterest
1tClosest equivalent to my Tax Exempt Muni Bond funds - for Tax Harvesting19:51 JimmyJammy19:54 JimmyJammy
1hTax Loss Harvesting - noncovered shares?17:55 RandalThor19:38 grabiner
1hTLH - VTIAX to VFWAX18:42 spidercharm18:55 stocknoob4111
1tWhat is the name for this type of portfolio?13:47 BigEater16:50 asset_chaos
1hPrivate stock conversion to Roth10/21 Cowbell14:04 mhalley
0hTax loss harvesting - yay or nay?02:28 Plz 
0cWall insulation material18:32 pieinthesky 
0hDelaware statutory trust15:39 billthecat 
0pDisability Benefits Consultants13:11 fiseek77 
0tExclusions from my Fidelity reimbursement guarantee09:08 tadamsmar 
0hDoes this look like a workable retirement investment plan for me and my siblings? [Germany]08:22 TheGreek 

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