Earl Westerlund

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Wed Apr 20


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Earble replied to the Folly in New York board. 7:56 AM

Re: Primary day in NYS

Well, I only voted in one of them. ;-)

pedant since 1904

Tue Apr 12


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Earble replied to the Living Below Your Means board. 2:23 PM

Re: Poll: Choose my next car

My 2007 Subaru Outback has done so well for me that I keep forgetting it's nine years old with 163K miles on it. Very little rust - and I live in upstate New York. My next car will be another Subaru, assuming I need one. I'm turning 62 later this [more]

Mon Apr 11


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Earble replied to the Living Below Your Means board. 9:43 AM

Re: OT. Median house price

First house was bought for $24K in 1982, in a bad neighborhood in Rochester, NY. Mortgage was 16.25%. Definitely a starter home. Two years later, bought another house in a better neighborhood. In 2010 we bought our current house in Binghamton - the [more]

Mon Apr 4


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Earble replied to the Mechanical Investing board. 8:24 AM

Re: more bad news for moving averages for timing

I think the point is that the purpose of market timing is not to beat the market, but to keep us out of a horrible market.
One thought: If this is true, then in my opinion timing would be entirely useless. If getting out of a horrible

Sun Jan 31


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Earble posted to the Buying and Maintaining a Car board. 9:46 AM

When to Drop Collision Coverage?

Hi, all --

I just got my annual auto insurance bill, which contains a hefty increase over last year. It got me to thinking about whether it's time to drop collision coverage. Anybody out there have a rule of thumb as to when it's no longer [more]

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