Monthly Archives: August 2013

John Bogle, the guy who could have been the world’s richest man.

John Bogle could easily have been the richest man in the world. He is the founder of Vanguard, the least glamorous company in finance. Vanguard is among the world’s largest money management companies, with over two trillion dollars under management. … Continue reading

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401K Fear and Loathing

On Saturday, I adjusted the asset allocation in my 401K plan. It was nerve wracking. I was putting down 25% for this fund, 15% for that fund, and so on. I truly believed that my retirement depended on my ability … Continue reading

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Financial literacy education mandatory in Australia and UK. How about USA?

Remember being baffled by your first credit card? What is this, how does it work? Remember being intimidated the first time you opened a bank account? In February, 2013, the U.K. announced that personal finance instruction will be mandatory in … Continue reading

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