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by MarketIfTouched
Wed Jan 30, 2019 6:29 pm
Forum: Other Discussions
Topic: YouTube Junkie
Replies: 616
Views: 113411

Re: YouTube Junkie

What Makes This Song Great? Ep.17 BOSTON https://youtu.be/mrJ0xnXv_IQ I've been enjoying Rick Beato's 'What Makes This Song Great?' series on YouTube. Rick does a fantastic job of reverse engineering songs, so you can get a greater understanding and appreciation for the work and talent that went int...
by MarketIfTouched
Sat Jan 19, 2019 7:38 pm
Forum: Permanent Portfolio Funds
Topic: Permanent Portfolio Fund - 2018 Returns.
Replies: 8
Views: 5346

Permanent Portfolio Fund - 2018 Returns.

Wow. The Permanent Portfolio Fund really struggled last year... From the website: http://www.prpfx.com/permanent-portfolio.html Average Annual Total Returns (as of December 31, 2018) YTD 1 Year 5 Years 10 Years 15 Years Inception Class I -6.23% -6.23% 1.33% 4.97% 5.70% 5.77% Expense Ratios Class I G...
by MarketIfTouched
Thu Sep 13, 2018 7:33 pm
Forum: Cash
Topic: Obtain List of My Savings Bonds (EE/I) Outstanding?
Replies: 8
Views: 2026

Re: Obtain List of My Savings Bonds (EE/I) Outstanding?

Thank you barrett and jhogue. Yep, I was wondering thtat if the gov't could handle a case of a stolen/lost/destroyed bonds, then they might be able to provide a list. It's reasonable to me though that the gov't isn't in a position to provide a list of any/all bonds outstanding for an individual, tha...
by MarketIfTouched
Thu Sep 13, 2018 7:12 pm
Forum: Permanent Portfolio Discussion
Topic: Request - PP Choices - Commission Free at TD Ameritrade.
Replies: 4
Views: 1545

Re: Request - PP Choices - Commission Free at TD Ameritrade.

Thank you Sophie! I am taking your suggestion and checking the Net Expense Ratio of each of the stock possibilities at MarketWatch: Commission Free @TDA MTUM .15% QUAL .15% Vanguard VTI .04% VBR .07% Yes, I can see recouping the Vanguard commissions relatively quickly, with the lower Net Expense Rat...
by MarketIfTouched
Mon Sep 10, 2018 9:02 pm
Forum: Cash
Topic: Obtain List of My Savings Bonds (EE/I) Outstanding?
Replies: 8
Views: 2026

Obtain List of My Savings Bonds (EE/I) Outstanding?

Throughout the 80's and 90's I purchased EE Savings Bonds through my employers 'payroll savings plan'. And then in the early 00's a couple/few I Bonds, I think through an online form at the US Treasury website. (Pretty sure I didn't create an account, even if that was available at the time, just pur...
by MarketIfTouched
Mon Sep 10, 2018 8:46 pm
Forum: Permanent Portfolio Discussion
Topic: Request - PP Choices - Commission Free at TD Ameritrade.
Replies: 4
Views: 1545

Re: Request - PP Choices - Commission Free at TD Ameritrade.

Many thanks for suggesting that I look at MTUM as well. Yes, I see it on the list on 'commission free trades' and will check it out. This account is relatively small; it is connected with my new Lively HSA; for simplicity (laziness) I want to setup/maintain a self-contained PP here with ETF's only. ...
by MarketIfTouched
Sun Sep 09, 2018 4:56 pm
Forum: Permanent Portfolio Discussion
Topic: Request - PP Choices - Commission Free at TD Ameritrade.
Replies: 4
Views: 1545

Request - PP Choices - Commission Free at TD Ameritrade.

I've just opened an account at TD Ameritrade. I would like to construct a PP with the Commission-Free ETF's available at TD Ameritrade. Here is what I have developed: 25% Bonds - SPTL - SPDR Portfolio Long Term Treasury ETF 25% Cash - BIL - SPDR Bloomberg Barclays 1-3 Month T-Bill ETF 25% Gold - GLD...