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Welcome to the Bogleheads® wiki

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Welcome

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John Bogle

We help you make good financial decisions by tuning out the noise and focusing on just a handful of simple, core principles that have proved successful over time. Although they are simple, following them is not always easy.

If this is your first visit, begin at "Getting started" below.

Regular visitors may want to look at our new articles.

Getting started

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Personal finance

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Personal finance covers not only investing, but day-to-day finances, budgeting, insurance, taxes, estate planning, and retirement.

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Retirement

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Retirement is a major event in many people's lives. It is not only a lifestyle change, but a change in income and spending.

Planning for this life-changing event is important.

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From today's featured article

Tax-efficient fund placement is an issue facing investors holding assets in multiple accounts, both tax-advantaged and taxable accounts. The tax code recognizes different sources of investment income which are taxed at different rates, or, are taxed at a later time (tax "deferred"). An asset's tax efficiency (the impact of taxes on an investment) is affected by both its expected return and the tax rate on that return.

All investors must pay their legally required taxes. This article describes how to minimize taxes by placing investments appropriately in tax-deferred or taxable (pay taxes now) accounts. (more...)

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  • 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

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Sister projects

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