bookie71

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Mon Mar 2

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bookie71 replied to the Get Organized! board. 11:07 PM

Re: more paper management

If you call your doctors and dentist and pharmacy, they should be able to print out what you have paid. They do it all the time.

Mon Feb 23

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bookie71 replied to the Living Below Your Means board. 10:23 PM

Re: My ATT Phone Call

Nancy,
In Anchorage it is called "dumpster theft" and is against the law. We finally had to put a lock on our dumpster at the office because the gypo contractors were always filing it up with construction stuff.

Tue Feb 17

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bookie71 replied to the Humor and Urban Legends board. 9:22 PM

Re: Food for thought

That's why it is called "representative" government.

Sun Feb 15

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bookie71 replied to the Living Below Your Means board. 9:54 PM

Re: Purchasing business - agent needed?

At a minimum, go over the transaction with your lawyer and accountant, BEFORE signing anything.

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bookie71 replied to the Building / Maintaining a Home board. 9:38 PM

Re: pre-emergent

I have had good luck with this mixture without having to worry about the animals. Sometimes it takes a second spray, but not normally.
The cheapest vinegar at Costco works.
I used Roundup one year then read the label and swore never to use [more]

Fri Feb 6

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bookie71 replied to the Living Below Your Means board. 8:56 PM

Re: The Power of Frugality and Long Term Investi

I get a real kick out of watching the people going to the gym circling and circling to get a parking place close to the gym door so they can go in and exercise.

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bookie71 replied to the Living Below Your Means board. 8:31 PM

Re: The hard truth

Other thoughts:
. Get a small notebook and write down every penny. This gets it into your brain better than entering it on a computer. (You can do this from your notebook)
. Go to the library and get the books mentioned above. Also check [more]

Tue Feb 3

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bookie71 replied to the Building / Maintaining a Home board. 9:38 PM

Re: Solar Redux - Does Solar add much to home va

A recent article kind of on subject,BUT about wind energy.
http://www.utilitydive.com/news/alaskas-fire-island-wind-pro...

Mon Feb 2

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bookie71 replied to the Berkshire Hathaway board. 12:00 AM

Re: $2.1 trillion to be repatriated?

Not with a Republican congress. It takes a law, taxes aren't done by "executive order"

Sun Feb 1

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bookie71 replied to the Retired Fools board. 11:58 PM

Re: HELOC to lower taxes?

We are retired and find that having no debt is delightful. We don't have to worry about making payments and what we have is ours to spend pretty much as we please.
I vote no debt.

Thu Jan 22

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bookie71 replied to the Berkshire Hathaway board. 9:08 PM

Re: OT: Why Not Costco??

I believe that if you go back a few years in one of the annual reports, WEB says he should have listened to Charley and bought more of Costco.
Charley os on Costco's board.

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bookie71 replied to the Living Below Your Means board. 8:52 PM

Re: Barter

opps,
should read One of the first questions that an IRS agent will ask in an audit is, "have you bartered or traded your services for anything?"

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bookie71 replied to the Living Below Your Means board. 8:47 PM

Re: Barter

One of the first questions that an IRS agent is, "have you bartered or traded your services for anything?"

Mon Jan 19

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bookie71 replied to the Living Below Your Means board. 12:51 PM

Re: Poll: CC tuition

Actually, prior to the home mortgage deduction, ALL interest was deductible.
. . and tax rates went to 90% and that "Commie" JFK lowered the rate to 70% (I think)

Sun Jan 18

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bookie71 replied to the Living Below Your Means board. 11:26 PM

Re: Poll: CC tuition

Personally, I like the idea of free cc with some strings attached.
However I think the costs of college has gotten out of hand. At the community college that i taught at in the 70's , a full time prof (teacher) only taught 4 classes (with at [more]

Fri Dec 26

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bookie71 replied to the Tax Strategies board. 6:45 PM

Re: ACA: Tax calculations for 2014

AND remember it is administered by the branch of our government most noted for it's compassion, the IRS.

Wed Dec 24

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bookie71 replied to the BBQ, Art of, Fun(ky), The board. 10:44 PM

Re: Merry Christmas

Hope you have a very Merry Christmas and a Healthy, Happy New Year.

Thu Dec 4

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bookie71 replied to the Living Below Your Means board. 11:58 PM

Re: Cheap way to neuter dogs

Of course with bulls all you need is a rubber band.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5UrCHbxTJbA

But you don't get any "calf fries" with this method. Most of the old [more]

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bookie71 replied to the Living Below Your Means board. 11:49 PM

Re: Cancelled checks?

For several years IRS has accepted the check copy plus the statement showing the # and amount of the check.
I can remember when almost all the merchants in our town had blank bank checks for each bank in town beside the cash register for their [more]

Mon Dec 1

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bookie71 replied to the BBQ, Art of, Fun(ky), The board. 12:40 PM

Re: Cornbread, Biscuit, Muffin, Bread Recipies

Our family likes this basic recipe from the Granny Hillbilly cookbook
1/4 cup oil
1 tsp salt
1 tbls baking powder
2 eggs
1 cup (we like Bob's Red Mill medium grind) cornmeal
1/2 cup flour
bake in well oiled cast iron [more]

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