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Vanguard Question
« on: November 05, 2016, 10:05:14 PM »
I'm interested in investing with Vanguard and have no idea of where to start.  You know how I.P. Daley has pulled together a bunch of information on different cell phones and plans, well I'm wondering if there is something like that for Vanguard?  Please be kind and don't punch me too hard.  I don't know a lot about this stuff but feel like I can figure it out with some direction.  Thanks.

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Re: Vanguard Question
« Reply #1 on: November 05, 2016, 10:54:00 PM »
Depending on what you are trying to do, you could just do some reading on the vanguard website, in particular checking out their asset allocation online tool to help you decide what to invest in. You can also give them a call to say you want to open an account and ask for advice from the person on the other line. Your question is vague enough that it is not clear whether you are new to investing all together. If so, check out JL Collins stock market series to educate yourself on the fundamentals.

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Re: Vanguard Question
« Reply #2 on: November 05, 2016, 11:39:02 PM »
http://jlcollinsnh.com/stock-series/

He has a book about the web series if you prefer reading books (it's on his website).

But simple idea for Vanguard investing if you are decades away from retiring - here (but still go read the series!!):
http://jlcollinsnh.com/2011/06/08/how-i-failed-my-daughter-and-a-simple-path-to-wealth/

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Re: Vanguard Question
« Reply #3 on: November 05, 2016, 11:42:56 PM »
I'm interested in investing with Vanguard and have no idea of where to start.  You know how I.P. Daley has pulled together a bunch of information on different cell phones and plans, well I'm wondering if there is something like that for Vanguard?  Please be kind and don't punch me too hard.  I don't know a lot about this stuff but feel like I can figure it out with some direction.  Thanks.

Yes.  You just read this series of posts (or his book), and you're set:
http://jlcollinsnh.com/stock-series/

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EDIT: Apparently I was three minutes too slow.  Gogo FG!  :)
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Re: Vanguard Question
« Reply #4 on: November 06, 2016, 01:39:52 AM »
As far as actually setting up an account, Vanguard has excellent customer service. Give them a call and they'll be happy to set you up and get you started.

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Re: Vanguard Question
« Reply #5 on: November 06, 2016, 08:58:19 AM »
Thanks everyone!