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3 fixed income index funds to change benchmarks and names (08 August 2017)

Vanguard announces upcoming changes to its Government Bond Index Funds' benchmarks.

A midyear update on Vanguard's economic outlook (01 August 2017)

We look back at our economic and market projections for the year and discuss events that have occurred so far.

Vanguard International Explorer Fund announces new advisor (01 August 2017)

New advisor TimesSquare Capital Management, LLC, added to Vanguard International Explorer Fund.

Brokerage trades will soon settle in just 2 days, down from 3 (25 July 2017)

Do you trade individual stocks, bonds, or ETFs? Your settlement period will be reduced to 2 days.

Tim Buckley to succeed Bill McNabb as Vanguard CEO (13 July 2017)

The Board of Directors of The Vanguard Group elected Tim Buckley as president and director of Vanguard, and announced plans for him to succeed Bill McNabb as chief executive officer on January 1, 2...

Bogleheads® author blogs

Jim Dahle (a.k.a. EmergDoc, for medical professionals)

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14 Ways To Save Thousands as an Intern (23 May 2018)

The Value of an Advisor (21 May 2018)

The Top 5 Reasons I Want to Retire Early (19 May 2018)

Avoid Extreme Portfolios (18 May 2018)

Asset Protection – Podcast #54 (17 May 2018)


Laura Dogu

Laura Dogu is a contributor to The Bogleheads® View blog on Forbes.com.

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Saving Billions By Indexing State Pension Funds (15 March 2016)

Bogleheads are astutely aware of the saying “Cost matters.” In fact, our friend, mentor and namesake, John C. (Jack) Bogle, founder of , created what he called the CMH (the cost matters hypothe...

Year-end Financial Checklist (30 November 2015)

As we approach the end of 2015, here’s a check list of some of the things we need to make sure we’ve taken care of before it’s too late.  Max out contributions to your plans 401k 403b 457 Tr...

Dealing With A Lousy 401K Plan (05 July 2015)

On the Bogleheads.org forum, we’re constantly faced with questions from investors who want to start , but are concerned about the list of mediocre high-cost funds available to them. They want to...

Don’t Let the Market Set Your Asset Allocation (07 April 2015)

After the good stock market returns of the past six years, where the stock market, as measured by the S&P 500 has more than tripled, many investors may well find that their portfolios now con...

Happy Holidays from the Bogleheads (20 December 2014)

On behalf of the entire Bogleheads Community, I’d like to wish each and every one of our readers all the very best in this holiday season.  For now, I’ll leave you with some steps you...

Financial Page

The unofficial Bogleheads blog, maintained by forum member Barry Barnitz.

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Bogleheads® Wiki 2018 annual report (14 May 2018)

The Bogleheads® Wiki was first created on May 13, 2008 and introduced publicly on May 21, 2008. This May marks the tenth anniversary of this project endeavor from members of the Bogleheads Forum....

Sacramento Area Local Chapter Meeting Summary (April 14, 2018 ) (21 April 2018)

This article is composed by Bogleheads® forum member digarei. Seventeen people attended the thirty sixth meeting of the Sacramento Area Local Chapter. The April 14, 2018 meeting took place between...

Global investment portfolios 2018 update (30 March 2018)

The Credit Suisse Global Investment Yearbook 2018 summary is now available for download from Publications – Credit Suisse. The yearbooks are an extension of the research of Elroy Dimson, Paul...

Letter of final instructions (20 March 2018)

The following is a guest article by Taylor Larimore. As a former life insurance agent and executor of two estates, I understand how important it is to help those we leave behind. Below is my own &#...

Momentum and P/E vs. Market Cap visualizations for new Vanguard factor ETFs and others (20 March 2018)

This guest article is authored by Bogleheads forum member lack_ey.  See  this forum post for additional commentary. Vanguard’s factor funds, which launched in February 2018, provide yet ano...

Mel Lindauer

Mel Lindauer is a contributor to The Bogleheads® View blog on Forbes.com. The Bogleheads® View RSS feed is listed above.

Mike Piper

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Claiming Social Security Early to Invest It: What Rate of Return (Discount Rate) Should We Assume? (21 May 2018)

A reader writes in, asking: “In your social security talk at the White Coat Investor conference, you mentioned that when considering whether to delay social security or claim it early and inv...

Investing Blog Roundup: Prohibited Transactions and Self-Directed IRAs (11 May 2018)

As I’ve mentioned here on the blog before, I consider self-directed IRAs to be a minefield. Michael Kitces recently provided a thorough walkthrough of the various ways in which a self-directe...

Investing in Your Earning Potential (07 May 2018)

A reader writes in, asking: “Does it ever make sense to slow down the rate at which I’m saving for retirement, or even put it on hold completely, in order to direct money toward expend...

Investing Blog Roundup: Saving on Health Care Costs (27 April 2018)

Health care is a major budget item for most of us. Unfortunately, as health care consumers we’re not in a very good position to be cost-conscious shoppers. We often do not have information a...

Retirement Planning Roadmap (Also, Two Books Updated for 2018) (23 April 2018)

A quick bit of news for today: the 2018 editions of my book about sole proprietor taxes and my LLC vs. S-Corp vs. C-Corp book are now available. Each book now reflects the new 2018 tax law (includ...

Allan Roth

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Examining the death of the 60/40 stock/bond mix (23 November 2015)

A friend sent me the following article from the USA Today insert of his local paper. The article proclaimed “The 60/40 stock-and-bond portfolio mix is dead in 2016” and went on to explain th...

An easy and fun way to protect your nest egg (16 November 2015)

Ever hear something like this and scratch your head wondering what it means? Our exclusive quantitative modeling system using proprietary algorithms will optimize your portfolio for minimum vola...

Know your odds before you invest (09 November 2015)

Perhaps you’ve heard that low-cost passive index mutual funds tend to perform better than funds in which managers actively pick stocks. By my calculations, however, over any given year, roughl...

Examaining the claims from stock market newsletters (04 November 2015)

Have you ever received an email or letter reading something like this? Are you tired of working for that boss you hate? You’ll never get rich working for a big company, so here’s the proven...

How to get up to $500 for an hour of your time (29 October 2015)

I’m typically not one to jump on promo offers, as they usually take a ton of time and have too many strings attached. Every now and then, however, I see a great offer that holds up to scrutiny...

Bill Schultheis

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The Social Security Challenge (16 May 2018)

Planning is key to most things in life, including Social Security benefits. As automatic as the benefit is for most U.S. citizens, there are multiple factors to consider before enrolling. Many reti...

The Answers Stay the Same (26 April 2018)

We read a great piece recently from Shane Parrish on his thoughts from his trip to the Berkshire Hathaway annual shareholders meeting. This really resonated with us. “The point is that the answer...

Worth Reading (03 April 2018)

We wanted to highlight a few bits of knowledge we’ve recently read … One of the most frequent questions we are asked at the Coffeehouse Investor is, “what happens if everyone starts passi...

Reverting Back to Average (23 March 2018)

In my last post, I discuss what happens when the valuations of large companies are driven to unsustainable levels and end up retreating to market-level valuations, otherwise known as “reversion t...

The Data Doesn’t Lie – The Reason We Diversify (16 March 2018)

In 1976, The Vanguard Group, led by its founder John Bogle, created the first retail index fund. Although slow to capture the attention of investors, this fund, initially labeled the S&P 500 In...

Larry Swedroe

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The Finance Buff

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2018 HSA Family Coverage $6,900 OK After All (27 April 2018)

The IRS gave taxpayers flexibility in treating the 2018 HSA contribution limit for family coverage as $6,900 or $6,850.

Say No To Management Fees

If an advisor is charging you a...

Self-Employed Health Insurance: COBRA, ACA, Health Sharing Ministry (24 April 2018)

How I decided my health insurance options after I became 100% self-employed.

Say No To Management Fees

If an advisor is charging you a percentage of your assets, you are paying 5...

From Two Jobs to One, a Second Childhood Begins (17 April 2018)

Going from two jobs to one, from an employee to self-employed, starts a new journey of a second childhood.

Say No To Management Fees

If an advisor is charging you a percentage of...

Maintaining and Executing An Estate Plan (10 April 2018)

Real life experience and learning from maintaining and executing an estate plan.

Say No To Management Fees

If an advisor is charging you a percentage of your assets, you are payi...

Switching Brokerage Account Into A Trust: Fidelity, Vanguard, Merrill Edge (03 April 2018)

Just having a trust document doesn't do much. You need to put accounts under the trust's name. I walk you through for how we did it with Fidelity, Vanguard, and Merrill Edge.

Say No To M...

Academic blogs

Social Science Research Network

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Weekly Top 5 Papers – May 21, 2018 (21 May 2018)

1. How Much Should We Trust the Dictator’s GDP Estimates? by Luis R. Martinez (University of Chicago – Irving B. Harris Graduate School of Public Policy Studies) The key question that the p...

Weekly Top 5 Papers – May 14, 2018 (14 May 2018)

1. Buffett’s Alpha by Andrea Frazzini (AQR Capital Management, LLC) and David Kabiller (AQR Capital Management, LLC) and Lasse Heje Pedersen (AQR Capital Management, LLC) 2. China’s...

What does science taste like anyway? Our first city-wide research festival! (12 May 2018)

What a whirlwind! Our first taste of science Festival just finished up and coming back to reality feels like, well, reality. For the four months we spent planning our festival events it felt like w...

Presenting an award… in a Hawaiian shirt (03 May 2018)

In case you are unfamiliar with the face of SSRN’s managing director, Gregg Gordon, here he is represented on the righthand side (personal fashion sense not pictured). Those palm trees in the...

Weekly Top 5 Papers – April 30, 2018 (30 April 2018)

1. What Do CDC’s Surveys Say About the Frequency of Defensive Gun Uses? by Gary Kleck (Florida State University – College of Criminology and Criminal Justice) 2. Detection of False Inves...

Wade Pfau

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How Are You Different From The Average Investor? (18 May 2018)

What are Market Valuations? (Part 2) (27 April 2018)

What are Market Valuations? (Part 1) (20 April 2018)

2018 – Q1 Quarterly Market Review (16 April 2018)

Socially Responsible Investing Doesn’t Make Sense – Except When It Does (06 April 2018)


See also

External links

  • Financial Page, maintained by forum member Barry Barnitz. This blog expresses viewpoints about investing from members of the Bogleheads forum.