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Raising generous kids (24 August 2016)

Generosity can lead to a greater likelihood that your legacy will live on through generations.

Recent grads: Kick-start your retirement savings before your first day of work (17 August 2016)

First, get a job. Then enroll in your employer's retirement plan.

Look beyond income when investing for retirement (12 August 2016)

It's about more than income when you're saving for (and spending in) retirement. Learn about the benefits of taking a total-return approach.

Checking in on our economic outlook and looking ahead (11 August 2016)

Senior Economist Roger Aliaga-Díaz provides an update on our 2016 economic outlook and looks ahead.

What you get when you hire a financial advisor (08 August 2016)

You may be getting more than you expect.

Bogleheads® author blogs

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

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Yes, Residents Can Save For Retirement (24 August 2016)

Tax-deferred Retirement Accounts: A Gift From The Government (22 August 2016)

How One Physician Took Control of His Student Loans (20 August 2016)

5 Ways To Get Out of Clinical Medicine (19 August 2016)

Small Business Retirement Plans (17 August 2016)

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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What Does Present Value Mean? (22 August 2016)

A reader writes in, asking: “I’ve recently been using different Social Security calculators to compare claiming strategies. I’ve read that they calculate the ‘net present va...

Investing Blog Roundup: More 401(k) Lawsuits (19 August 2016)

Over the last couple of weeks, lawsuits have been filed against a whole list of retirement plan sponsors. As Morningstar’s John Rekenthaler explains, the plans being targeted are not the wor...

Raising the Social Security Retirement Age (15 August 2016)

A reader writes in, asking: I just got laid off at age 58. I know people are saying it’s best to wait until 70 for SS, but I don’t think I’ll be able to do that. I know my savings...

Investing Blog Roundup: How Often Do Tactical Allocation Funds Succeed? (12 August 2016)

Tactical asset allocation is the strategy of moving between various asset classes (e.g., from stocks to bonds or vice versa) in an attempt to outperform a simple static asset allocation. This week,...

How Do Interest Rates and Dividend Yields Affect Asset Location? (08 August 2016)

For many years, the conventional wisdom with asset location has been that, if you have to hold some investments in taxable accounts (as opposed to being able to keep everything in retirement accoun...

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 that...

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 volatil...

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, roughly 4...

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 way...

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. T...

Bill Schultheis

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Checkbook Management (02 August 2016)

“Financial decisions we make in our everyday lives are much more important than trying to pick a few top-performing stocks and mutual funds.” Recently, I discuss the notion that checkbook manag...

Don’t Rewire Your House (01 July 2016)

“What sane person would attempt to rewire his house or take out her own appendix?” That is a ridiculous question, right? Unfortunately, we have millions of uninformed workers managing their own...

Bullish Embracement (04 May 2016)

We get a lot of questions about owning stocks in a down market and the uncertainty that exists. I address this in my latest column and share my reasons for the consideration of common stocks despit...

Can You Pick a Winner? (07 April 2016)

Picking a winning fund is about as easy as picking the winning men’s NCAA team and even then, it may come down to a lot of luck and one excellent buzzer-beater three-point shot. Dan Solin discuss...

Steps to Retiring on the Right Side (17 March 2016)

If you are worried you might not be on track for retirement, don’t worry – you can make the most of the time you have left. In his recent article, Bill provides a few practical steps...

Larry Swedroe

The Finance Buff

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HSA Transfer To Saturna Brokerage Services (23 August 2016)

How to transfer your HSA to Saturna Brokerage Services for low cost investing.

2017 401k 403b IRA Contribution Limits (16 August 2016)

2017 contribution and income limits for 401k, 403b, 457, SIMPLE, and Traditional and Roth IRA.

Transfer IRA From Mutual Fund To Credit Union For CDs (09 August 2016)

It's not hard to transfer part of your IRA from a mutual fund company to a credit union to buy CDs.

Not All High Deductible Plans Are HSA Eligible (02 August 2016)

Just a high deductible isn't enough. Health insurance plans must meet other criteria to become HSA-eligible.

Waste Money Now Or Waste Money Later (26 July 2016)

There are no wrong choices as long as they are conscious choices.

Academic blogs

Social Science Research Network

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Weekly Top 5 Papers – August 19, 2016 (19 August 2016)

1. Explaining Nationalist Political Views: The Case of Donald Trump by Jonathan Rothwell (Gallup) 2. The Perfect Crime by Brian Kalt (Michigan State University College of Law) 3. A Brief Introd...

Weekly Announcements – August 15, 2016 (15 August 2016)

Announcing 2016 Financial Institutions, Regulation & Corporate Governance (FIRCG) Conference Online Proceedings on SSRN In cooperation with University of Melbourne, the Financial Economics Netw...

Weekly Top 5 Papers – August 12, 2016 (12 August 2016)

1. How to Read a Legal Opinion: A Guide for New Law Students by Orin Kerr (The George Washington University Law School) 2. The Stars You Meet Along the Way – The Top 99 Presentation Dynami...

Weekly Top 5 Papers – August 5, 2016 (05 August 2016)

1. The Trinity Portfolio: A Long-Term Investing Framework Engineered for Simplicity, Safety, and Outperformance by Meb Faber (Cambria Investment Management) 2. The Stars You Meet Along the Way &#...

Weekly Top 5 Papers – July 29, 2016 (29 July 2016)

1. The Trinity Portfolio: A Long-Term Investing Framework Engineered for Simplicity, Safety, and Outperformance by Meb Faber (Cambria Investment Management) 2. The Empirical Economics of Online A...

Wade Pfau

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Three Questions To Evaluate Longevity Risk For Retirees (23 August 2016)

What Type Of Retirement Spender Will You Be? (18 August 2016)

What Is Age Banding And What Does It Mean For Retirees? (16 August 2016)

What Is The ‘Retirement Spending Smile’? (11 August 2016)

Retirement Spending Increases And Decreases Over Time (09 August 2016)

See also

External links

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