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Mr. Bogle passes

Jack Bogle died last week on January 16th. It was a shock to me. It shouldn’t have been, I suppose. He was 89 after all. Not to mention he had his first heart attack at age 31 and a heart transplant in 1996. But still, somehow we don’t expect greatness to pass before our very… [Continue Reading]

Mr. Bogle and me

Jack Bogle, Fiscal Saint Back in November, Mrs. jlcollinsnh and I had packed our bags and were preparing to leave our hotel to catch our return flight to Quito for our annual Chautauquas. We’d spent the week in the little fishing village of San Clemente on the Ecuadorian coast relaxing and catching up with friends I’d… [Continue Reading]

Things important, and unimportant

Photo by Megan Ruth on Unsplash Important: Investing for the long-term. Think decades. My holding period for VTSAX is forever, other than maybe selling a few shares while living on my portfolio. I am investing for generations. Unimportant: Market Crashes. These are an expected part of the process, like blizzards in New England and hurricanes… [Continue Reading]