Originally Posted by GreyDawg
Thanks. Still trying to figure this stuff out...
BTW, the TSMI is suppose to follow the Wilshire 5000, which no longer has 5000 stocks in its index. I'm sure you can search for the list of stocks in that index if you really wanted too.
Understand the "experts" you talk to on the phone have 3 weeks of training, so take their answers with a grain of salt. Its best to have some knowledge before you talk to them. BTW, this applies to all everybody, it's not just a Vanguard problem. I've had the same problem with Fido advisor, and had to correct them (I think they are afraid of saying "I don't know, but can I get back to you", and feel they must pretend to be all knowing and will just make up an answer.