ForumWiki Search
Suggested Reading • • • - Investing advice inspired by Jack Bogle
New to investing?
Start here
Video: Investing
Suggested Reading
SatuMedia® Forum
Forum Home
Forum Policies
SatuMedia® Wiki
Wiki Home
Investing Philosophy
Latest updates
About Us


The Way to Buy the Stock Exchange

Purchasing is actually a tool for building riches, however it isn't just for the wealthy. Anybody can begin on a investment program, and assorted vehicles ensure it is effortless to begin with with small numbers and put in to some portfolio occasionally. In reality, what distinguishes investing in gaming is the fact that it does take some time--it really is perhaps not really a get-rich-quick strategy.
This informative article will allow one to know what investment is, what this means and how a "miracle" of compounding works. Additionally, it will cover several of these building blocks of the investment world as well as the markets also supply a few insights to methods with the objective of assisting you to imagine concerning that which investment vehicles and strategies are perfect for you personally.
Whenever you're finished with Purchasing 101, you may carry on your financial instruction with a number of our technical tutorials like the Stock Basics or even Mutual Fund Basics. You might even see Investopedia's Advisor Insights department to ask among those engaging financial consultants any particular questions. – Investing advice inspired by John Bogle

SatuMedia® is the title adopted by many of the investing enthusiasts who participate in this site. The term is intended to honor Vanguard founder and investor advocate John Bogle.

The SatuMedia® emphasize starting early, living below one's means, regular saving, broad diversification, simplicity, and sticking to one's investment plan regardless of market conditions.

This site is composed of two primary resources: our Wiki and our Forum.

The Wiki is a comprehensive investing and personal finance reference that was built and is maintained by members of the SatuMedia® community. Many newcomers find that a good way to begin is by reading these Wiki articles: Getting Started and the SatuMedia' investment philosophy.

On the Forum, members discuss financial news and theory. The members also welcome less experienced investors who have questions about investing or who need help to develop their portfolios. The most recent Forum posts are summarized below.

Post ListingsView subforum list

1499 new posts and replies over 224 topics in last day (sorted by Latest Reply). Days: 1 2 3
# Replies Subforum - Topic TitleFirst Last
Subforum - TopicLast
10pWill we be house poor in Boston? Help us to set a budget limit20:25 Lottino06:39 Lottino
88pFederal Retiree Health Care with/Medicare04/29 LuigiLikesPizza06:36 retiredjg
3h401K Strategy Advice10/29 sailor_7706:36 sailor_77
70cXfinity Mobile06/09 student06:34 protagonist
18pNew Car: Ever make sense to lease?21:06 RRAAYY306:34 Watty
3030cWhat Movie Have You Recently Watched?2014 abuss36806:31 bertilak
6hKeep or Sell?19:34 lynn200006:29 z3r0c00l
64lTo Avatar or not to Avatar . . how did you choose or not choose?10/29 Sandtrap06:28 Ethelred
8hShould we still be investing in high grade gov bonds considering the amount of public debt?00:53 Jaxx06:23 magneto
21hFirst time home buyer - gut check10/04 runner2306:23 runner540
20cFuel treatments for small engines10/29 Dead Man Walkin06:19 Wallyt4r
11hWeaknesses in my Retirement Portfolio10/27 Shikoku06:13 ruralavalon
62cIs it difficult to switch from an iPhone to an Android?10/28 letsgobobby06:12 marc515
27tBernstein's bond choice for cowards and ST IG10/28 BlueEars06:12 dcabler
3hPortfolio analysis with home purchase-Outside the US22:07 avlfutbol06:11 in_reality
115cConverting to Safety Razors2013 12thman06:10 capsaicinguy
44pSWR with a real return of 1.6%10/27 Ron Scott06:08 dcabler
21hPaying for babie's future college10/28 Gardener06:07 Gardener
0cRobot vacuum for pet hair and hardwood floor06:06 TheOscarGuy
33hS&P 500 -- Ten Years Thoughts?10/28 SmilerUK06:02 David Scubadive
105pRequest for Promotion letter to Senior Management10/25 Palatineman05:43 LiveSimple
100h"Best" Online Degree if already a college graduate2011 Beezthree05:40 Bacchus01
11pBringing money from India to USA12:20 passive_investo05:33 LiveSimple
1pSS earnings limit with unpredictable earned income04:33 vtMaps05:29 Penguin
14ciPhone Voicemail Transcription No Longer Working w IOS1109/26 Leesbro6305:23 TomatoTomahto
9tShould I switch from a muni bond ladder to a bond fund?10/25 samw191805:21 Chip
21cSomeone spoofing my phone number?12:39 DiggleRex05:19 DaftInvestor
38cAn individual who owes me money wants my routing and account numbers for ACH transfer. Safe?17:52 neurosphere05:02 oldcomputerguy
24tHow to learn about financial statement analysis?10/16 Lauretta05:02 lhl12
4hAbout to Open 529's.....15:12 QuestionEveryth04:58 motorcyclesarec
8h28 year old investing advice needed15:51 Aggienat1004:47 ruralavalon
49cNo true pay as you go [cellphone plan]10/25 Nyc1003604:27 mageedge
5hGlobal nomad from EU seeks 1 more bond Etf for diversification04/10 Jaxx04:09 Valuethinker
10hBuying Vanguard ETF's VTI and VXUS19:24 GridironGems03:59 beehappy
4tInterest Rates Over Seven Centuries, 1273-201701:18 Simplegift03:55 Simplegift
5hIRA Distributions for US Non Resident Alien13:26 Seriousvoyager03:45 TedSwippet
20cRetirees: which websites do you spend the most time on?10/29 tennisplyr03:20 chabil
6pMorningstar Forums Display Name09/24 WorkToLive03:08 lynn2000
1hallocation questions00:07 CulmervilleKid02:28 Sandtrap
79cMoviePass-Too good to be true, but it's legit.10/04 denovo02:03 cacophony
15hBest to harvest Dividends to meet living expenses19:20 Free201501:34 GerryL
5tLets take about the adjustment20:39 TheQuestionGuy01:27 CaliJim
156pWhat was the main reason you retired?10/28 TheTimeLord01:22 quantAndHold
184t2017 SatuMedia CONFERENCE ANNOUNCEMENT04/02 Mel Lindauer01:06 Miriam2
11pProblem with withholding taxes, help with W-4!!12:25 tapotti00:47 tapotti
21pProjecting Tax Liability - Assistance Required10/14 HardHitter00:43 HardHitter
56cSunscreen: use it all the time? (And what's a good one w/o sting?)10/28 rgs9200:37 rgs92
9tVanguard adviser recommends 4 fund portfolio19:03 JD10100:20 TD2626
1tTaxation of Muni Bonds from out-of-state: Individual vs. Fund18:42 terrapin00:10 stlutz
12hEmergency Fund Replenishment10/28 TD262600:03 scrabbler1
16cNeed a good cover crop recommendation for home garden10/27 Nearly A Moose00:01 Birdie55
13hPayoff Student Loans or Save?10/24 richmondam23:59 richmondam
3tAppropriate three-fund portfolio for US citizen with Canadian investments10:43 overthought23:58 k66
19hNew guy here- almost 50 trying to help 70year old10/26 LL2223:47 Spirit Rider
7hRisk with just ONE Fund Family for Retirement19:26 Free201523:42 mega317
11t'A History of the United States in 5 Crashes' book10/28 WanderingDoc23:34 TD2626
4tMore SatuMedia 2017 pictures15:19 family_doc23:21 Jazzman
12pInheritance and ACA10:27 Ruger23:20 Ruger
1042tSimba's backtesting spreadsheet [a SatuMedia community project]2007 simba23:14 TD2626
49cHow to get over the fear of traveling without spouse and children?10/25 silverskates23:13 silverskates
3pHelp with 2018 HSA contribution limit (child turns 26 in December 2018)12:55 IlliniDave23:10 FiveK
6hSelf Directed Brokerage or Keep It Simple20:46 jbow4423:05 gostars
21pBasic money management s/w for a mac-based millennial English major?10/29 cyclist23:00 spammagnet
1hAA remodel guidance10/22 ldp78722:56 Beensabu
15pBank not discharging PMI?10/26 futurehermit22:51 ThreeBears
2hHow to request 401k fund changes from employer?16:53 Ethelred22:44 sco
5pACA earning prediction21:51 Dave C.22:43 indexfundfan
11cReason to have a Will?14:10 Kywildcat22:40 avalpert
2hTraditional IRA Contribution Help...21:20 carquiaidave22:30 carquiaidave
168hEarly-retired 35 year old with $1 million10/28 BonziBuddy22:27 scorcher31
11pRoth 401K to diversify retirement income?19:29 Traveler22:25 lynneny
55cWife New Car Recommendations - SUV10/19 HardHitter22:15 pinhead
32pWill / Trust attorney fees -- how much? (quoted $2000-3000)08/01 WL203422:08 WL2034
17cBarcelona Trip10/27 btenny22:06 Will do good
37hMy 401k is almost all cash now. 1/2 Mil18:09 King0fspades22:03 Eric76
7pSanity check: IRA shuffle16:26 overthought21:46 overthought
18p2018 HSA sanity check (two HDHP and 2 HSA's)13:39 sco21:44 sco
7cPortugal Trip, any suggestions?17:41 WhiteMaxima21:36 FraggleRock
27cInteresting twist to "Free 2-day shipping" at Walmart10/29 euroswiss21:33 sco
68cPassword Protection10/06 Carolina Shagge21:30 hoops777
21pNew baby and considering going to one income10:28 Triple digit go21:29 Kababayan
1hAnyone use Moneyspire? How to do initial setup?10:15 starguru21:23 pkcrafter
3tCompanies that offer governmental 457b in NJ18:21 JFanni21:23 gostars
353cIphone X is $100009/12 investing101221:22 ERISA Stone
0hAdditional after-tax contributions to WRS Pension21:17 lvewell
185p2018 ACA rates now live....10/25 BruDude21:16 magellan
3hRollover Previous 403b & 401k into current 401k or IRA?19:51 Itster21:12 krow36
30pEarly Retirement Healthcare10/29 kerplunk21:07 JBTX
0hAustralian ETF Portfolio Allocation21:04 fruitjuicante
42pPatient but not that lucky10/28 skor9920:53 GoldenFinch
20pCan I Afford This House?11:03 virginiabirdie20:52 keith6014
13hNew bond fund 401k08:41 Johm22112220:50 Johm221122
17cWorry About Home Title Fraud?10/29 Leesbro6320:49 LarryAllen
5pcollege savings: 529 or Roth IRA owned by child?15:11 TarHeel200220:49 kksmom
16h[Help with Edward Jones account - SIMPLE IRA]05/16 lalainvest55220:47 krow36
7hMuni Bond Ladder14:42 fipt203020:45 fipt2030
44hInheritance and Joint account with Siblings07:48 tampaite20:37 tampaite
2hPortfolio Advice - Taxable Acct/Early Retirement10/29 nicodamus20:33 FiveK
14p401k beneficiary - whether or not to designate15:26 oldcomputerguy20:23 tuningfork
25hHelp Planning Mom's Finances after Dad Passed10/29 humbucker8720:17 BL
74tTaylor's New Book: The SatuMedia' Guide to The Three-Fund Portfolio10/24 Mel Lindauer20:03 Taylor Larimore
26pBuying Life Insurance06/30 gurusw20:00 gurusw
4pPaying off half of house to sister-in-law?18:45 Frenetic19:56 Watty
58hWhat’s a safe formula for assets needed to retire?10/29 investing101219:50 itstoomuch
77cDo you subscribe to digital newspapers?09/23 luckybamboo19:40 azurekep
5pFirst Time Home Buyer15:59 JNickle919:25 Archimedes
15hCapital One Money Market Increases to 1.10% APY06/27 FootballFan554819:05 CollegePrudens
403tFellow TDA SatuMedia [TDA dropping Vanguard ETFs from commission-free list]10/14 John Laurens19:02 indexfundfan
3hAsset allocation16:31 thegoprogrammer18:50 Fallible
7pHome Purchase Advice10/29 UTJazz18:45 Engineer250
93tVanguard's new security key option12/09 pragmatist18:43 2015
8pShould I pay extra on my mortgage?11:17 goflyers1318:42 badbreath
60hseeking advice, in retirement now2015 JohnnyM18:41 JohnnyM
7hNeed Help selecting Vanguard Funds12:51 lalainvest55218:39 billfromct
21pPremier Choice being suggested by agent for health insurance2016 doug452318:38 BonnieDallas
10hTax Basis -- Converting Vanguard funds to ETFs10/26 SlowMovingInves18:29 spacecadet610
8hMy Current 401k Allocation09/20 rockstar73018:28 ruralavalon
4hNew Jack Bogle Interview on Investing08:21 my name18:22 Ron Scott
3hAA By Account or Total Portfolio? (HSA advice)10/29 youngpleb18:20 youngpleb
1pBarclays Dream Acc. no longer available18:12 TheTurtle18:16 nisiprius
9hBond Funds and Diversification10/28 JD10118:06 patrick013
38hShould I pay off mortgage? Has this ever been asked before?10/29 Teague18:05 frugalecon
32cWhen the cold wind comes, I go where the dahlias bloom10/29 baconavocado17:56 btenny
8tVanguard GNMA Fund Versus Total Bond Market Index Fund12:50 Electron17:42 DaufuskieNate
5pSSA Spousal Benefits assumptions15:48 JDTHOOSIER17:39 JDTHOOSIER
15t2-fund vs. 3-fund10:44 Ron Scott17:36 Fclevz
325pRetirement Account Stolen by Identity theft10/01 brak17:31 Wakefield1
15tSEC vs DIST yield in tax equivalent yield calc2015 slingsandarrows17:29 grabiner
36pUnable to Escape from Quicken Island ...06/27 JohnDoh17:27 Toons
18pModel Home Purchase/Leaseback08/12 Thrift Shop17:22 macaroon
4pMega Back Door Roth cautionary tale (Fidelity)11:51 investor99717:22 TomatoTomahto
5pCanadian pension converted to Locked-In Retirement Account (LIRA) - tax implications for Canada/US dual ciitizen10/26 atown57517:03 overthought
2hUSD portfolio planning from the EU (Hungary)10/29 stapke17:02 BeBH65
23hHit 2 comma milestone in portfolio thinking of increasing bonds drastically10/29 am17:02 TSR
20cWindows 10 - Fall Creator's Update - Ransomeware10/26 ubermax17:01 hudson
10hOhio Teacher10/29 TK1217:00 TK12
23cMegabus from New York City to Washington DC10/28 TravelforFun17:00 HIinvestor
98cTo take or not to take delivery of Tesla 309/06 wrongfunds16:55 wrongfunds
23pWant to verify correction procedure IRS requires when employer fails to make 403b retirement contributions for employee10/24 mariezzz16:52 fposte
6hHaving almost 90% of investments with Target Retirement account10/29 Neuro16:50 Johnsson
5tHelp Me Locate Years-old Article on Real Estate Tycoon10/29 Snert16:46 GibsonL6s
37cNeed advice - Job07/28 detroitbabu16:42 cherijoh
11p401k catch up $ ?10/28 koditten16:32 ThriftyPhD
3cPrinting Problems15:41 dodgy5516:29 F150HD
5pHelp with two medical plan choices13:41 SimonJester16:25 SimonJester
8cCabo San Lucas - question10/29 FB0116:19 William104
4048tU.S. stocks in freefall2011 Lbill16:16 nedsaid
7pSagestream freeze10/28 Longtermgrowth15:58 flamesabers
17tHow I ended up at Vanguard robo-advisors10/28 WhiskerBiscuit15:49 nedsaid
19lNew Woodlands, Texas Local Chapter2016 Hecdias15:43 Mel Lindauer
8cLG Ultrafine 5K Display for Macbook Pro?10/29 RooseveltG15:41 bostondan
10hHow do I invest in a vanguard trust08:36 crswvc15:40 dbr
32cBuying a Home in a 500 year Flood Plain10/30 harrad15:37 harrad
2pSIMPLE IRA at Edward Jones uses Form 5305-SA: Notification Period starts Nov 212:08 krow3615:34 krow36
195pwe bought a house - are we housepoor now?10/29 panchilly15:25 LadyGeek
20pHow to choose an estate lawyer10/29 slamfire15:18 bsteiner
6cMacBook Maintenance/Improvement - Running Slow10:48 LuigiLikesPizza15:13 runfast4
67cEuropean Tours10/28 goblue10015:12 nedsaid
11pDelayed compensation benefits?10/29 smokeycanoe15:10 cajungal
15hWhat is the point of an ETF version of a total stock index fund?10/29 Ron Scott15:02 ThrustVectoring
15pMoving to a K-1. What do I need to know?10/26 thebigad14:57 fishmonger
4pBond records at Vanguard10/28 bertilak14:57 bertilak
3pMedical payment gifting when above the annual exclusion gift amount09:19 slamfire14:45 CAsage
27tInvesting Inheritance Late in Cycle10/26 Sublimelaxer14:30 MotoTrojan
9hHelp with Fund Selection and Allocation %s10/29 trblemaker14:17 trblemaker
6hRoth conversions or taxable step up?10/27 CnC13:55 CnC
0tVanguard again leads pack among managers of DC mutual funds13:52 davidkw
14pBest way to pay for part-time care for grandfather?10/23 nimo95613:50 willift
12pHDHP now available, too many choices, overwhelmed07:58 verbose13:40 Olemiss540
51hSolo 401k - go with Vanguard or someone else2016 Dieharder13:35 tfb
8pContesting taxes due on purchase of a used motor vehicle10/28 panhead13:29 alpenglow
4pIs inherited IRA an asset on the FAFSA?10/29 kamut66613:28 kamut666
52pInnovis and ChexSystems freeze confirmation letters09/21 buckeye798313:24 Mitchell777
126tVanguard 403b Changes07/14 alpenglow13:13 alpenglow
17cMedical Billing question10/27 Saving$13:10 Katietsu
51tStocks go up, bonds fall. Stock fall, bonds also fall.10/26 fantasytensai13:08 triceratop
104pGrowing old without kids or younger caring relatives2009 auntie13:08 fourwheelcycle
58cNon Stick frying pan07/30 EnjoyIt13:01 flowerpower
5pQCD10/29 Oak&Elm12:59 Oak&Elm
9pVanguard and restriction to unrecognized computer09:57 boater0712:55 RudyS
2pResume Builder10/29 JD10112:51 Pacman
4tMomentum Loadings on Small Value Funds10/29 Fryxell12:44 tarheel
12tSatuMedia 2017 VIDEOS10/22 VELO724X12:43 book lover
14cDental Question [Is recommended procedure legit?]10/26 Carefreeap12:41 Pajamas
9pVoice recognition security at Fidelity? Go for it or not?10/28 protagonist12:39 abner kravitz
5hIs it safe to move money from TIAA to Vanguard funds?10/27 jfarkleman12:36 Pigeye Brewster
14hIs International Stock Index Safer?08:44 Chitowncamerama12:35 goingup
71pMy fear about buying a house justified?10/26 mbdav12:32 KyleAAA
7cWhat's a VPN and Do I Need One10/29 Leesbro6312:30 azurekep
12cHow to Start Tutoring Service10/25 Pranav12:13 rocket354
69hWorry market crush, selling 50%, but increase buying 100%10/20 WhiteMaxima12:07 Hyperborea
24lThank you Boglehead.org10/28 JD10111:24 Tortuga
0hNew guy-long time lurker11:16 WanttoFIRE
0tLarry Swedroe: Asset Type Matters With Factors11:11 Random Walker
7hHSA worth it in this case?10/26 drk7710:59 PaddyMac
597tThe Final, Definitive Thread on Brokerage Transfer Bonuses2016 Earl Lemongrab10:52 SlowMovingInves
16pAppropriate Life Insurance in late 40’s – nearing retirement10/28 streamline10:51 streamline
8p529 - Scholarship Withdrawal Timing10/27 johne41710:47 johne417
0h529 rollover to prepaid warning/help10:38 nyblitz
22cStorage Recommendations for pictures10/29 Coolstavi10:19 beezquimby
9hSchwab 3-4 Fund Portfolio03/04 kobebr10:16 investmentpanda
0hNeed advice simplifying portfolio - newbie investor and aggressive saver10:09 flowerpower
16hPerformance of Actively Managed Account...10/29 atwnsw09:58 BL
5hAccounts in a mess -- re-allocation help would be appreciated!10/27 Sleepless09:55 ruralavalon
3tHow to account for sales charges in portfolio calculations?10/28 overthought09:49 overthought
2pAmerican Opportunity Tax Credit Questions08:50 SimonJester09:32 OnTrack2020
4hPortfolio advice/liquidation of equities10/29 NI_2309:09 dbr
31pStudent Loan: To Pay or Not to Pay: That is the Question10/23 Phish09:01 Herekittykitty
11pUnique HSA situation11/18 czaj08:54 czaj
3fForum Suggestion - Add Main Index Page to Bottom of Each Thread Page10/27 ERISA Stone08:53 jebmke
25pPay off the car or not?10/27 Wallyt4r08:44 sunny_socal
6cShoes & Sandals & Athletic & Hiking Wear10/28 TresBelle6508:31 flowerpower
7h403b Question10/29 portiadeans108:22 KESP
4pKeep current home for rental or sale10/29 nj12108:19 Pajamas
1pThomas Walters Estate Planning10/29 granpa08:12 bsteiner
4tM1 Finance10/24 David Scubadive08:11 David Scubadive
5pMortgage Before Student Loans Are Paid Off?10/29 MJR8408:05 Leemiller
22hHelp in understanding my performance.10/20 persona482607:40 ruralavalon
53tCharles schwab - why so much cheaper?10/19 Jacky81707:39 Naismith
7hSolo 401k Question - Low Self Employment Income10/29 JiminyCricket07:35 avalpert
18hAnyone use individual Bonds instead of Bond Funds in retirement fund?10/28 TheQuestionGuy07:32 sschullo
9tWrong amount of BABA in VT? [Vanguard Total World Stock]10/29 thomaspinckney307:28 thomaspinckney3
148tWhat we know about robo advisors07/15 jbolden151707:20 David Scubadive
5cNeed Occasional Outgoing Fax From Email10/29 Leesbro6307:07 carolinaman

Subforum key:
h = Investing - Help with Personal Investments
t = Investing - Theory, News & General
p = Personal Finance
c = Personal Consumer Issues
r = Reference Library and Wiki
l = Local Chapters
f = Forum Issues and Administration

--Back to top--