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Bogleheads® podcasts

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Episode 017: Joe Davis, host Rick Ferri (29 December 2019)

Joseph "Joe" Davis, Ph.D., is a principal and Vanguard's global chief economist. He i...

Episode 016: Sheryl Garrett, host Rick Ferri (08 December 2019)

My guest in December will be Sheryl Garrett, CFP, the founder of the Episode 015: Eric Balchunas, host Rick Ferri (08 November 2019)

Eric Balchunas is the Senior ETF Analyst at Bloomberg. He writes research reports, articles, and feature stories a...

Episode 014: Chris Mamula, host Rick Ferri (09 October 2019)

Chris Mamula is the lead co-author of the ChooseFI book and a financial writer for Can I Retire Yet?...

Episode 013: Dr. Bill Bernstein, host Rick Ferri (05 September 2019)

Dr. William (Bill) Bernstein is a medical doctor, author, investment adviser, and financial historian. His research is in the field of modern...

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Bogleheads® blogs

Financial Page

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

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Vanguard treasury bond index fund tracking error (10 January 2020)

The following tables provide tracking error data for Vanguard treasury bond index funds. Tracking error is the ultimate measure of judging an index fund manager’s performance. Vanguard offers fou...

Lazy Portfolios in 2019 (07 January 2020)

The following table lists 2019 total returns for various examples of “lazy portfolios”. Some of the portfolios (Coffeehouse and Coward’s) are designed as 60/40 stock/bond portfol...

William Bernstein’s Coward’s Portfolio – 2019 update (07 January 2020)

William Bernstein, investment manager and author, first introduced a version of his “Coward’s portfolio” in 1996. The “coward” refers not to the investor’s risk...

Frank Armstrong’s Ideal Index portfolio – 2019 update (06 January 2020)

Frank Armstrong III, investment advisor and author, offers the following seven fund “Ideal Indexed” portfolio in his book, The Informed Investor: A Hype-Free Guide to Constructing a Sound Finan...

David Swensen’s portfolio (from Unconventional Success) – 2019 Update (06 January 2020)

David Swensen, investment manager of the Yale University Endowment Fund, has addressed how investors should set up and manage their investments in his book, Unconventional Success: A Fundamental Ap...

Bogleheads® author blogs

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

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Laura Dogu

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

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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 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...

Mel Lindauer

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

Mike Piper

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Investing Blog Roundup: Is Vanguard’s “At Cost” Model Even Good Enough? (24 January 2020)

Vanguard’s claim to fame is that it runs everything “at cost” because of its ownership structure (i.e., no external shareholders demanding a profit). And the benefit to Vanguard c...

Can I Change the Beneficiary of My 529 Plan/Account? (20 January 2020)

A reader writes in, asking: “Can I create a 529 account, contribute to it with my daughter named as the beneficiary, and then change the beneficiary to another family member if we end up want...

Investing Blog Roundup: State-by-State Economic Insecurity Among Americans Age 65+ (10 January 2020)

This week I came across a recent study that looks at economic insecurity among older Americans. The paper discusses the typical amount of income necessary in each state for a person age 65+ (or a c...

Why Longer-Term Bonds Have Greater Price Volatility (Interest Rate Risk) (06 January 2020)

A reader writes in, asking: “I am aware that bonds and bond funds with longer duration have greater price changes in response to interest rate moves than shorter-term bonds do. And given that...

Investing Blog Roundup: Keys to Financial Success (27 December 2019)

I hope you’ve all had an enjoyable holiday season. New Year’s resolution season will be upon us shortly, and Morningstar’s Christine Benz offers some guidance for anybody looking...

Allan Roth

Allan currently blogs at AARP,, and writes for Financial Planning Magazine.

Bill Schultheis

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Save for a Rainy Day While Living Your Abundant Life (20 January 2020)

Coffeehouse Investors live an abundant life by creating awareness and harmony in the way they save for retirement. Bill Schultheis shares three simple ideas to accentuate your efforts to embrace th...

3 Coffeehouse Investor Principles Can Change Your Life (14 January 2020)

New Year, New Start – A Tribute to John Bogle (09 January 2020)

Bill Schultheis reflects on the life of Vanguard founder John Bogle, and invites Coffeehouse Investors to join with him in continuing Mr Bogle’s work of sharing common sense investing through...

The Three Coffeehouse Investor Principles – A guide for a financially secure 2020 (08 January 2020)

As we welcome 2020, it is time to review the benefits of three simple principles found within The Coffeehouse Investor and why they are more important than ever before in guiding you towards financ...

A Holiday Message from The Coffeehouse (24 December 2019)

In case you missed it, click here for our 2020 Financial Checklist

Larry Swedroe

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The Finance Buff

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While On International Travel, Always Transact In Local Currency (10 December 2019)

When using a credit card or debit card outside the U.S., always choose to transact in the local currency and reject the U.S. dollar amount.

The post ACA Health Insurance: Price To Cover Two People Versus Just One (26 November 2019)

Surprisingly it can cost more to cover just one person on ACA health insurance than covering two people.

The post Free Home-Based VPN for Accessing Financial Accounts During Travel (19 November 2019)

Your existing equipment may already support setting up a VPN at home, all for free. Try it before you use a third-party for VPN.

The post Fast and Easy Rollover From Schwab 401k to Fidelity IRA (22 October 2019)

Charles Schwab and Fidelity made it really fast and easy to rollover a 401k to an IRA. The whole process completed in only two days.

The post Choose Your Investments and Your Accounts Separately (16 October 2019)

In light of $0 commissions, you get the best of both worlds when you choose who manages your investments and who manages your accounts separately.

The post Academic blogs

Social Science Research Network

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Top 5 Papers on SSRN January 20 to 26, 2020 (27 January 2020)

Top 5 Papers on SSRN January 20 to 26, 2020

Early Stage Research Sharing Leads to Change (24 January 2020)

The idea of sharing is not unique to humanity. Early stage research sharing in the health science fields, however, is a relativity new concept.

Top 5 Papers January 13 to 19, 2020 (20 January 2020)

This week's top 5 SSRN papers January 13 to 18, 2020

Top 5 Papers on SSRN 01/06/2020 to 01/12/2020 (12 January 2020)

Top 5 Papers, based on downloads from 01/06/2020 to 01/12/2020 # ID Abstract Title Authors Affiliations Downloads 1 3516536 The Great Transformation: Making China a High-Income Country Christopher...

SSRN Top 10 Papers 2019 (07 January 2020)

Top 10 Papers on SSRN 2019

Wade Pfau

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See also

External links

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