Upcoming meetings:

Saturday December 12, 2020 at 10:30am

Cybersecurity: Protecting Your Digital Assets

Speaker: Alan Baker

An interview with Alan on Gnat-TV

Our meetings are hosted on Zoom.  Video tutorials on Zoom are here.

To participate in the meeting, 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:

Saturday November21, 2020

International Investing – Why it Matters

Speaker: Paul White, CFP, Relationship Executive, Flagship Select, The Vanguard Group

Paul’s presentation is here.


Saturday October 10, 2020

Uncommon Common Sense: Investing in Index Funds

Speaker Greg Dietrich’s presentation in PDF format – 33 pages/slides


Saturday September 12, 2020

Do annuities make sense for your portfolio?

This was a joint Zoom meeting of the Sacramento and South Bay Bogleheads chapters.

Speaker Mel Turner’s slides in PDF format

Annuity Riders | 11 Most Common Annuity Riders to Fit YOUR Needs, by Jeff Rose, Good Financial Cents, 2020

July 11, 2020: Social Security & Retirement Q&A

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

June 16, 2020: The Bogleheads Happy Hour


Investing through Volatile Times (Part 2)
By Chris Goslow June 8, 2020

Rational Reminder Episode 100: Prof. Kenneth French: Expect the Unexpected by Ben Felix May 28, 2020

June 6, 2020: The Good, The Flawed, the Bad, and The Ugly

The World of Alternative Investments According to Larry Swedroe

Presentation Slides are here.

May 9, 2020: A Practical Guide to Staying Afloat

Presentation Slides are here.

Referenced Articles:

“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