Books tagged: vanguard

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Index Mutual Funds: How to Simplify Your Financial Life and Beat the Pros
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Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 24,890. Language: English. Published: July 11, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Personal finance
This book is designed to teach you the basics of index fund investing in less than one hour of reading time. It covers the basics of index fund investing. Although it was published in 1999, it was designed to be timeless and still applies to the 21st Century.
Contribute to My Bad 401K or Go Taxable?
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Price: $2.98 USD. Words: 3,980. Language: English. Published: November 10, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Personal finance
Millions of Americans are stuck with poor 401K plans. These 401K plans have low employer matching ratios and very high annual expenses. At some point, it becomes better to simply invest in low cost index funds in a taxable account versus using the poor 401K. This story explores this problem and the trade-offs between a poor 401K and a taxable account.
The Freel of Streel: Part One in the Narrative of John of Origin
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Price: $2.50 USD. Words: 65,650. Language: English. Published: November 19, 2010. Category: Fiction » Literature » Visionary & metaphysical
It is always advisable, when you are a conman, to make sure that the town that you're about to try to con does not have a land such as Streel hidden within it. For if it does, you may find yourself trying to escape your mind in an incomprehensible land with a left-handed scribe, being forced to deal with lexically picky ants, Kweengs, and the Freel on your journey through your fears, God and love.
The Polyglot's Nightmares: Part X½ in the Narrative of John of Origin
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Price: $2.50 USD. Words: 60,080. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Visionary & metaphysical
Fleeing a war and in search of himself, Ion finds himself residing in a number of strange caves, on the walls of which are written a strange language. He meets a woman who guides him through his state of being a refugee and is troubled by strange dreams that seem to incorporate the existence of the war, his love for the woman he has met and a sense of the divine.
The Quite Possibly Near Death of Hurol Davelrish: Part Three in the Narrative of John of Origin
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Price: $2.50 USD. Words: 61,010. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Visionary & metaphysical
When an arrogant stuntman, Hurol Davelrish, has a seizure during a stunt, he finds himself in the kingdom of Scalter, a land in which he is king, but which is strangely ruled by a phantasmic man named Viscount Vaunt. Hurol meets a strangely kind friend, Grib, in the malevolent world, who tries to pull him back from the ledge of his pride - what will become of the much-admired stuntman?
Who Are The Bogleheads And Should You Become One?
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,860. Language: English. Published: November 20, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Personal finance
Bogleheads are people who are very interested in investing. They meet and share their ideas about investing and personal finance on their online forum. Over half of the Bogleheads are already millionaires. After reading this short story about the Bogleheads, you may decide to improve your own financial situation by joining their online forum.
The Vanguard Satellite Launching Vehicle, An Engineering Summary - Details of America's Early Rocket for the First Satellites, Program History, Vehicle Design
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 72,210. Language: English. Published: April 16, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
This is the official comprehensive technical report on the historic Vanguard satellite rocket. Project Vanguard was conceived in 1955 for the purpose of establishing a scientific satellite in orbit about the earth during the International Geophysical Year (July 1957 to December 1958).
It's time for e-commerce to grow up
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Price: $12.95 USD. Words: 9,710. Language: English. Published: October 1, 2013 by Simon-Kucher & Partners. Category: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Management
You are a retailer trying to find the best, sustainable omnichannel strategy? This eBook is your starter kit. It gives you two frameworks to help you make tough tradeoffs. Instead of treating e-commerce as a homogeneous market, this eBook shows you how consumers choose which channel to shop in and the high-stakes implications for retailers who sell products in four different segments.
Space Pioneers Sputnik Rockets And Satellites
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 5,570. Language: English. Published: June 5, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science
Sputnik's launch put the United States scientific and military programs up against it. The U.S. Vanguard rockets began orbiting only months later. Yet there was a sense of urgency for the U.S. to catch up to its Cold War rival. U.S. Politicians, especially President Eisenhower, were pressured to step up testing of scientific and military rockets in order to bring the U.S. forward in the Space Age.