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outtaheresoon

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Need to schooled....
« on: April 14, 2015, 07:13:48 PM »
After reading various posts in the forums and posting a couple questions it has become painfully obvious that I need to read more to come up to speed on everything from investing to taxes, to ensure I am approaching both in the most advantageous way.  What are your suggestions to build a good foundation for investing and understanding taxes from the standpoint of wanting to  retire (at 55) in  5 years?


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Re: Need to schooled....
« Reply #1 on: April 14, 2015, 07:42:49 PM »
Reading posts on the forum is a great way to learn what you need to know. If you have specific questions you can ask them. But all the important stuff is posted here over and over.

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Re: Need to schooled....
« Reply #2 on: April 14, 2015, 10:23:24 PM »
If you just want the overview, I recommend watching this short video series.  Yes the guy is over-the-top silly, but the information is gold:

https://www.bogleheads.org/wiki/Video:Bogleheads®_investment_philosophy

If you want to go more in-depth:

https://www.bogleheads.org/wiki/Bogleheads®_investment_philosophy

Let us know if you have any questions!

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Re: Need to schooled....
« Reply #3 on: April 14, 2015, 10:32:21 PM »
http://jlcollinsnh.com/stock-series/
^awesome series - helped me go from almost negative understanding to pretty confident on investing. :)


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Re: Need to schooled....
« Reply #5 on: April 15, 2015, 12:29:18 AM »
A Random Walk Down Wall Street by Burton Malkiel is a great investment book if you want to read a book and not just forum threads. That being said I'm sure the info is covered here in multiple posts.