VFIAX vs VTSAX - Total Stock Market Or S&P 500 Fund? (Comparison)

VFIAX vs VTSAX - Total Stock Market Or S&P 500 Fund? (Comparison)

VTSAX and VFIAX will provide similar returns because a large portion of their holdings are in the same companies. VFIAX holds about 1/7th of the stocks of VTSAX but has posted similar returns over time. Both VTSAX and VFIAX represent the same professionally managed core basket of individual stocks.

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The Vanguard LifeStrategy Funds - Automatic Portfolio Rebalancing Between Stocks and Bonds

The Vanguard LifeStrategy Funds - Automatic Portfolio Rebalancing Between Stocks and Bonds

The Vanguard LifeStrategy Fund are index funds with a set allocation between stocks and bonds and will automatically rebalance to maintain the intended stock-to-bond ratio. These funds are low-fee index funds, broadly diversified, and allow you to choose your level of risk tolerance between stocks and bonds.

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9 Realizations After 10-Years Of Marriage To My High School Sweetheart

9 Realizations After 10-Years Of Marriage To My High School Sweetheart

We became adults and learned how to win at life together. Each path we’ve walked, we’ve walked it together. The key to success for our marriage has been our ability to communicate clearly and that we’re simply all-in on our life together. If you’re all in on anything, be all-in on your marriage.

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What's LeanFIRE? How YOU Can Reach Financial Independence

What's LeanFIRE? How YOU Can Reach Financial Independence

LeanFIRE is when you reach the point where your minimum monthly expenses can be covered by your retirement income independent of earned income. LeanFIRE is an extreme version of the Financial Independence Retire Early movement and often depicted by millennials living out of their van, a tiny house, or as a traveling nomad.

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What's FatFIRE and How YOU Can Achieve It

What's FatFIRE and How YOU Can Achieve It

FatFIRE is the traditional retirement achieved at an earlier age. When your retirement savings surpass the point where your minimum monthly expenses can be covered by your retirement income independent of earned income. FatFIRE is the ability to retire above your minimum household expenses to fund travel, entertainment, and other luxuries.

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