The Finance Buff
|The Finance Buff|
|Occupation||Certified Employee Benefits Specialist, Author|
|Notable work||Explore TIPS|
|Website||The Finance Buff|
The Finance Buff a.k.a. TFB is a pseudonym used by a blogger who writes a blog by the same name at thefinancebuff.com. He has been sharing his thoughts and experience about personal finance with online readers since 2006. Today, more than 50,000 people visit his blog in any month.
— from Editor review at Amazon
TFB joined the Bogleheads Forum in 2007 as its 5th registered user. He is the author of the chapter on defined benefit pension plans in Bogleheads' Guide to Retirement Planning (John Wiley & Sons, 2009). He also regularly contributes to the Bogleheads.org forum and wiki.
TFB holds an MBA degree in Finance. He has a Certified Employee Benefits Specialist (CEBS) designation from the International Foundation of Employee Benefit Plans and the Wharton School of Business, University of Pennsylvania.
- Explore TIPS: A Practical Guide to Investing in Treasury Inflation-Protected Securities ISBN 978-1449975906
- Chapter Five: Defined Benefit Employer Retirement Account in The Bogleheads' Guide to Retirement Planning ISBN 978047045557-9
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(27 September 2016)
- Investing in actively managed funds can get you to the same place as investing in index funds. Investing to begin with and a sound asset allocation are more important.
(20 September 2016)
- A low Social Security COLA caused by low inflation is good for seniors.
(13 September 2016)
- The special rule for no-penalty withdrawals from a 401k plan at 55 actually isn't that useful.
(06 September 2016)
- Friends, co-workers and people on the Internet will encourage you to take risks when they have nothing to lose.
(30 August 2016)
- You can be more financially successful by working for someone else than having your own business.
- Amazon editor review