From Target Date Fund to Targeting Lower Cost Index Funds simple money man

From Target Date Funds To Lower Cost Index Funds

Reading Time: 7 minutesAlso featured as a guest post on Mustard Seed Money:   Usually, on the first day of a new job, we receive some new hire paperwork from Human Resources. Included in that package is paperwork concerning which retirement plan we’d like to participate in, how…

simple money man SCHD vs VIG

Simple Fund Comparison – SCHD VS VIG

Reading Time: 5 minutesLately I’ve become more and more interested in low cost ETFs while less and less interested in stocks and mutual funds. ETFs provide one-click diversification, super-low fees while still paying investors dividends. I don’t think I’ve come across any literature that mentions great disadvantages or…

Simple Fund Analysis – Vanguard Small Cap Value ETF (VBR) simple money man

Simple Fund Analysis – Vanguard Small Cap Value ETF (VBR)

Reading Time: 4 minutesLately, I’ve been interested in diversifying more. Diversifying, of course, means NOT putting all your eggs in one basket. Yes, I admit for a long time I was doing this (and actually it served me well).   Instead of diversifying into smaller-cap, pretty much my…