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I have my retirement accounts with Vanguard. I found that Fidelity offers zero expense ratio index funds (FNILX, FZIPX, FZROX, FZILX). They look similar to VTI, VOO, etc. but don’t have any costs. Wha… more

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My previous employer used Fidelity and I have some 401k balance. My new employer uses Vanguard, so I don’t think I can transfer the balance out, right? What can I do in this case? Thanks so much!

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I have about 50k in my savings, but I have zero clue how to invest/trade/buy stocks. What should I do to start? How do I use robin hood or like should I get Vanguard etc. Anyone can provide any guidan… more

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ETFs versus Index or Mutual Funds? We have about $7k in cash set aside for taxes on income that didn’t have any withholdings; since that bill won’t be due for at least a year I’d really like to park i… more

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Hi folks, about to leave EY and wondering what’s the best course of action for my 401k. Leave it with Fidelity, rollover to Vanguard IRA (have my prior rollover already there in a target retirement fu… more

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New to cryptocurrency and want to invest in it. Recommendations welcome. How to start? Coinbase vs. GBTC via Vanguard? Is it a good time to enter?

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Can I backdoor my 2020 Roth IRA after the May 17th deadline? I’m going to open and fund a traditional IRA May 17th but assume with Vanguard paperwork / time to clear funding I wouldn’t be able to conv… more

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Best place to open a Roth IRA that has a great User Interface and Features? Debating between: TD Ameritrade, Fidelity, or Charles Shwab. My brokerage is already in Vanguard.

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What do you invest in Fidelity? I see a lot of recommendations for Vanguard (VOO,VTO, etc) but I have my Roth IRA in Fidelity and curious to see what others are investing in. Thanks!

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Just opened a ROTH IRA account at Vanguard. Any recommendations on which fund to select?

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How does Fidelity make money from folks like me, who only trade select Vanguard ETFs?

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Which Roth IRA should I choose Vanguard, Charles Schwab or Fidelity?

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If I'm maxing out my roth 401k contributions, what's the next step? Should I be putting money into index funds (like Vanguard VOO) now?

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Just funded my Vanguard Roth IRA for the first time, any ETF/fund allocation suggestions?

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Looking to invest some extra cash. All I have is my 401k which I max every year. No idea where to go from there. Vanguard? Robinhood? Welcome all input!

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