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Investing Advice Inspired by Jack Bogle
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Welcome to the Bogleheads® wiki, a collaborative enterprise by members of the Bogleheads Community. The Bogleheads' approach to investing begins with an investor deciding on percentage allocations to various asset classes, such as U.S. stocks, international stocks, U.S. bonds, and cash. The desired allocations are then implemented using low-cost vehicles which are true to the targeted asset classes. Tax costs are carefully considered, influencing decisions as to what investments to place in taxable versus tax-advantaged accounts. Bogleheads emphasize regular saving, broad diversification, and sticking to one's investment plan regardless of market conditions. Information relevant to the group's core beliefs is available in the Bogleheads' investment philosophy.

The wiki is a valuable reference resource for investors. Anyone can read the wiki. If you would like to edit it, you must first join the Bogleheads forum. Then, please send a private message requesting access, and you will quickly be made an editor. Information on editing the wiki is available on the left sidebar of every wiki page. Suggestions are welcome by posting in Suggestions for the Wiki

If you see content in need of improvement, or a new page that should be written, please become an editor so that you can contribute to the site. In particular, if you find yourself writing a reply to a forum question that you've seen before, please instead create a wiki page with the answer, and reply on the forum with a link and a quote of your text. That way, the Bogleheads Community both preserves our knowledge base and makes it more accessible, particularly to those using search engines.

Getting started:
OverviewBogleheads® investment philosophyInvestingPersonal finance Planning for retirement
Financial planning:
Asset allocation Charitable giving Education savingsEstate planning Health savings accounts International domiciles Personal finance Tax considerations
Investing:
Asset classes Alternate asset classes Bonds CDs Indexing International stocks Exchange-traded funds Money markets Mutual funds Portfolios Real estate Risk management (portfolio) Stocks (US) Vanguard
Retirement planning:
Annuities Employer provided retirement plans IRAs Portfolio withdrawals Retirement spending Social Security
Reference material:
Acronyms Blogs (The) Bogleheads® Books and authors Financial theory Financial websites FAQs Glossary Google Docs spreadsheets Resources and links



 NEWS

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Who's watching your money? A look at Vanguard's portfolio review process (06 July 2017)

This article provides insight into Vanguard's fund oversight and governance, which is a multilevel and multinational process.

An inside look at Vanguard Investment Management Group (06 July 2017)

Vanguard Investment Management Group has evolved into one of the largest asset managers in the world. This article provides insights into the workings of our investment management teams.

Webcast replay: Trusts, taxes, and your estate plan (03 July 2017)

In this replay of a recent webcast, Vanguard experts cover how a trust can benefit you and your heirs, tax and nontax reasons to use trusts, and how to choose a trustee and build flexibility into y...

Top investing news from Vanguard: July 3, 2017 (03 July 2017)

A quick summary of our top news articles and blog posts.

Webcast replay: Index or active funds? Find out if both could work for you (03 July 2017)

In this replay of a recent webcast, Daniel Wallick, a principal in Vanguard's Investment Strategy Group, and Hugh Watters, a product manager in Vanguard's Portfolio Review Department, discuss the c...


 FEATURED BLOG

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A Boring Market is a Happy Market, so Why Can’t People Leave Their Portfolios Alone? (20 July 2017)

2017 – Q2 Quarterly Market Review (20 July 2017)

The Retirement Researcher Philosophy of Retirement Income Planning, Part 1 (18 July 2017)

Real World Solutions: The RIO Questionnaire and RIO Map™ Construction (18 July 2017)

What Does Your Funded Ratio Score Mean? (14 July 2017)


SISTER SITES


Our Canadian sister site, Financial Webring Forum, has a similar focus, many like-minded members, and may be of interest as well. Be sure to visit their Canadian-focused investing wiki, finiki.