Upcoming meetings:


Saturday July 11, 2020 at 10:30am

Social Security, Retirement Q & A

Our speaker will be Mike Piper, CPA. He is the author of several books including Investing Made Simple.  He runs the popular Oblivious Investor website and the Open Social Security calculator.

This meeting will be hosted on Zoom.  Video tutorials on Zoom are here.

Saturday September 12, 2020 at 10:30am

How Diversification Works

This meeting will be held in Rancho Cordova

To participate in these meetings, send an email to sacramento.bogleheads@gmail.com including your

First and last name
Bogleheads forum username (optional)
Email address
Cell phone number

Past meetings:

May 9, 2020: A Practical Guide to Staying Afloat

Presentation Slides

A Practical Guide to Staying Afloat.pdf

Referenced Articles:

 Bob, The World’s Worst Market Timer:
“What if You Only Invested at Market Peaks?”
Posted February 25, 2014 by Ben Carlson

April 11, 2020: Finding the Bottom: Choices During a Bear Market 

Presentation Slides

Finding the bottom-Presentation.pdf


Referenced Articles:

From Harry Sit (aka The Finance Buff):

Tax Loss Harvesting vs Rebalancing vs Doing Nothing (2015)


Rebalancing in a Bear Market (2009)


From Bogleheads:

Opportunistic Rebalancing: A New Paradigm


From Christine Benz: 10 Sources of Emergency Cash, Ranked from Best to Worst.  Morningstar Mar 30, 2020


From Ben Carlson:  My New Theory About Future Stock Market Returns, A Wealth of Common Sense