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  • Date: 1/18/18 10:38 AM
  • Number: 86855
  • Recommendations: 0
You are correct. American Century Funds is what used to be known as 20th Century Funds.
They sort of outgrew - or outlasted - their name. A victim of Y2K, only in a different manner.


Yup.

I have a history with them, but
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  • Date: 1/16/18 9:25 AM
  • Number: 86827
  • Recommendations: 6
Baby Boomers, as a group, are having shorter lifespans. The hidden statistic is rising, but nearly 1/3rd of Boomers born between 1946 - 1964 will not even make it to the age of 65 based on past and current death rates for the group (obesity, cancer,
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  • Date: 1/12/18 9:59 AM
  • Number: 233852
  • Recommendations: 2
Kernen seems to be doing just fine with his $2+M salary, and pushing his anti-liberal agenda.

He does have long, run on questions and tends to talk over, as well as interrupt his guests which irritates most of us. The wry wit he attempts
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  • Date: 1/11/18 11:38 AM
  • Number: 86772
  • Recommendations: 1
StockGoddess wrote:

USA Today had a piece on retirement savings that said, basically, have X times your income saved by age Y, as in:

Have 1x income saved by 30
Have 2x income saved by 35
Have 3x income saved by

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  • Date: 1/9/18 1:32 PM
  • Number: 86692
  • Recommendations: 1
I recently got a new job that offers a Roth 401k plan, but no employer match. I set it up to collect 15% off of every paycheck, and connected it to a basic Charles Schwab index fund. Apart from this new Roth 401k, 2 years ago I set up a Roth IRA
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  • Date: 1/8/18 12:19 PM
  • Number: 233746
  • Recommendations: 3
More reason to just own the market via total stock market index fund in the US, total international market index fund, total bond fund - and if you want some additional exposure, add emerging markets, and REITs.

CAPE?
Value vs
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  • Date: 1/7/18 12:09 PM
  • Number: 86649
  • Recommendations: 0
With the current tax laws, unless you will be in the 12% bracket (or lower), using capital loss carryover against ordinary income and/or short term capital gains is more advantageous. However, if you realize capital gains, you MUST use the loss
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  • Date: 1/6/18 7:29 PM
  • Number: 86644
  • Recommendations: 1
Thanks to a wee bit use of leverage in the 1995-2000 bubble, I still carry a nice chunk of capital loss carryover from the go-go days when I had to unwind it all rather quickly. I haven't really sold anything since then, but have used the annual
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  • Date: 1/5/18 12:47 PM
  • Number: 126816
  • Recommendations: 2
Immediate gratification!!

Lisa
in MA

p.s. I vote for saving the money. Always.


Here, here on saving money!

TT Premiere is free for Fidelity account holders. I don't know what the requirements are
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  • Date: 1/2/18 4:39 PM
  • Number: 15993
  • Recommendations: 0
This said, I find that indoor training is not ideal for getting back into condition, as you tend to ride at a higher intensity than you would outside where you would put in more endurance base miles.

But you gotta work with what you

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