The Bogleheads' Guide to Retirement Planning (Hardcover)

By Taylor Larimore, Mel Lindauer, Richard A. Ferri

John Wiley & Sons, 9780470455579, 370pp.

Publication Date: October 1, 2009



The Bogleheads are back-with retirement planning advice for those who need it

Whatever your current financial situation, you must continue to strive for a viable retirement plan by finding the most effective ways to save, the best accounts to save in, and the right amount to save, as well as understanding how to insure against setbacks and handle the uncertainties of a shaky economy.

Fortunately, the Bogleheads, a group of like-minded individual investors who follow the general investment and business beliefs of John C. Bogle, are here to help. Filled with valuable advice on a wide range of retirement planning issues, including some pearls of wisdom from Bogle himself, The Bogleheads' Guide to Retirement Planning has everything you need to succeed at this endeavor.

  • Explains the different types of savings accounts and retirement plans
  • Offers insights on managing and funding your retirement accounts
  • Details efficient withdrawal strategies that could help you maintain a comfortable retirement lifestyle
  • Addresses essential estate planning and gifting issues

With The Bogleheads' Guide to Retirement Planning, you'll discover exactly what it takes to secure your financial future, today.

About the Author

Taylor Larimore has been dubbed by Money magazine as -the Dean of the Vanguard Diehards, - and Jack Bogle himselfcalls Taylor -the King of the Bogleheads.- Now eighty-five and retired, Larimore regularly spends several hours a day answering questions for free on the forum. Mel Lindauer, was dubbed -the Prince of the Bogleheads- by Jack Bogle. Together with Taylor Larimore, he initiated and continues to organize the grassroots Bogleheads annual meetings. Lindauer has been quoted in a number of newspapers and magazines and has appeared on CNNfn. Richard A. Ferri, CFA, is a key member of the growing Bogleheads -braintrust- and founder and CEO of the investment firm, Portfolio Solutions, LLC. He is the author of five books, including The ETF Book: All You Need to Know About Exchange-Traded Funds, also published by Wiley. Laura F. Dogu, called -the Queen of the Bogleheads, - participated as an investment panelist during the Bogleheads meetings the last two years. Dogu is a career Foreign Service Officer with the U.S. Department of State.