Welcome to the Bogleheads® wiki, a collaborative undertaking by members of the Bogleheads Community. This wiki is a reference resource for investors. Bogleheads emphasize starting early, living below one's means, regular saving, broad diversification, and sticking to one's investment plan.
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The Bogleheads® follow a small number of simple investment principles that have been shown over time to produce risk-adjusted returns far greater than those achieved by the average investor. Many of these ideas are distilled from Nobel prize-winning financial economics research on topics like Modern Portfolio Theory and the Capital Asset Pricing Model. But they are very easy to understand and to implement, and they work.
In fact, the basis of all of these principles is the idea that successful investing is not a complicated process, and can be accomplished by anyone with a small amount of effort. (more...)
This week in financial history
- 1963 - The first listing of a Eurobond, the Autostrade issue for the Italian motorway network, took place on this date on the Luxembourg Stock Exchange.Source: History
- 1985 - The Certified Financial Planner Board of Standards, Inc. (CFP Board) was founded on July 22, 1985. The CFP Board sets and enforces the requirements for CFP® certification for financial planners in the United States. Source: CFP Board annual reports
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