Taylor Larimore’s Three-Fund Portfolio: 60/40

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Taylor Larimore’s Three-Fund Portfolio is a well-known 3-fund investment portfolio. This 3 fund portfolio is introduced by Taylor Larimore. Taylor Larimore is well known professional investor among Boglehead.

Who is Taylor Larimore?

Taylor Larimore was labeled by MONEY magazine as "The Dean of the Vanguard Diehards." Jack Bogle, founder of Vanguard Group, calls Taylor "King of the Bogleheads." Taylor is extraordinarily well-versed after having spent most of his 83 years in the real world of finance and investments

Rules of Taylor Larimore’s Three-Fund Portfolio

Taylor Larimore’s Three-Fund PortfolioThe rules of Taylor Larimore’s Three-Fund Portfolio is simple. It invests its 60% allocation to world-wide stocks (42% in US stocks and 18% in international stocks) and 40% to bonds. It mainly invest in US, international stock, and bond market.

This portfolio is well like by followers in Bogleheads.

How to Invest

You can invest in this Taylor Larimore’s Three-Fund Portfolio through mutual funds or Exchange Traded Funds (ETFs).

Popular Mutual Funds in 2017

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Find the popular mutual funds in 2017. This mutual fund include stock, bond, and hybrid funds.

Invest in Popular Mutual Funds

As a prospective investor, you need to ask whether you should invest in the biggest and most popular mutual funds. Can you get the extra return with these popular mutual funds? You can find many companies which provide ratings on mutual funds including Morningstar, US News, Lipper, Forbes, Money, Kiplinger, etc.

Index Funds

Popular Mutual Funds in 2017Index funds are popular funds in 401k plan or retirement account (IRA). Some of the best index mutual funds are provided by Vanguard & Fidelity.

  • Index funds are cheaper than actively managed stock funds in term of expenses.
  • The funds may provide diverse selection of US companies than funds tracking the index such as S&P 500, etc.

Baron Emerging Markets Fund (BEXFX)

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Baron Emerging Markets Fund (BEXFX) is one of the best emerging markets stock mutual funds. This mutual fund is popular among investors.

Baron Emerging Markets Fund (BEXFX) Profile

This Baron Emerging Markets Fund objective is to provide long-term capital appreciation. This mutual fund invests mainly in non-U.S. companies of all sizes with significant growth potential.
The majority of investments are in companies domiciled in developing countries, and the Fund may invest up to 20% in companies in developed and frontier countries. It is a diversified mutual fund.

BEXFX Profile

    Baron Emerging Markets Fund (BEXFX)
  • Fund Inception Date: December 30, 2010
  • Ticker Symbol: BEXFX
  • CUSIP: 06828M884
  • Fund Manager: Michael Kass
  • Net Assets: $3.3 Billion
  • Beta (3yr): 0.77
  • Category: Diversified Emerging Markets
  • Yield: 0.13%
  • Expense Fee: 1.38%
  • Min to Invest: $2,000
  • Capital Gains: N/A
  • Number of Years Up: 4 years