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coolprash replied to the Help with this STUPID computer! board. 9:18 PM

Re: Setting up home network to print?

How is the printer connected in your setup?

ethernet? USB?

I like to use Bonjour for Windows, makes setting up printers much easier.

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coolprash replied to the Help with this STUPID computer! board. 9:13 PM

Re: Transfer iTunes playlists?

try the .itl file.

You can even load your old itunes library file, then export playlists

iTunes: How to open an alternate iTunes Library file or create a new one
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coolprash replied to the Help with this STUPID computer! board. 7:51 PM

Re: Transfer iTunes playlists?

usually all the media and playlist sit in an itunes folder.

User > music > itunes > itunes Media

Tue Apr 22

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coolprash replied to the Bonds & Fixed Income Investments board. 7:00 PM

Re: Hybrid/Other Annuities

Hi Joel,

Excellent points.
Thanks for adding meat to this conversation.

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coolprash replied to the Real Estate Inv. Trusts: REITs board. 6:54 PM

Re: Brokers

What's your discounted deal at Scottrade?

I'm fairly happy with the price: $7/trade.

I rarely trade, so I love the fact that there are
- No inactivity fees,
- No minimum account sizes

I wouldn't mind getting [more]

Mon Apr 21

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coolprash replied to the Real Estate Inv. Trusts: REITs board. 7:28 PM

Re: Brokers

I've been pretty happy Scottrade.

https://www.scottrade.com/

Sun Apr 20

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coolprash replied to the Help with this STUPID computer! board. 2:14 PM

Re: Using Video Card & Onboard Video w/2 Monitors

I'm not entirely sure how this would work,

but I believe that the computer would only use one of the graphics cards, so you'd have to put both monitors on the same card.

either both on internal or both on the nVidia [more]

Fri Apr 18

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coolprash replied to the Real Estate Inv. Trusts: REITs board. 11:33 PM

Re: Farmland REIT

I wouldn't be that interested.

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coolprash replied to the Bonds & Fixed Income Investments board. 10:11 AM

Re: Hybrid/Other Annuities

I would highly recommend you take the next 3 months to bone up on Preferred Shares.

Books are highly under-rated.

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coolprash replied to the Bonds & Fixed Income Investments board. 10:09 AM

Re: Hybrid/Other Annuities

This is the way Preferred Shares work:

1. Company makes profits.

2. It pays the dividend on Preferred Shares.

3. It pays dividend on common shares.

PSA has virtually 0 Debt.
PSA preferreds are cumulative (if [more]

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coolprash replied to the Help with this STUPID computer! board. 8:06 AM

Re: Scam ?

probably a scam, if you did not initiate contact with Apple Support.

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coolprash replied to the Help with this STUPID computer! board. 12:35 AM

Re: MSE merry-go-round

AVAST actually does ask permission on the first page, but it is all the way at the bottom in tinier print.

Easy to overlook. Just uninstall Chrome & the toolbar.

Pain, I agree, but AVAST needs to make money somehow. [more]

Thu Apr 17

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coolprash replied to the Bonds & Fixed Income Investments board. 9:05 AM

Re: Hybrid/Other Annuities

Why not use the 100K to buy PSA preferred shares, they yield around 6%+, the company is AAA rated as far as I know. It will yield the same amount you are getting from the Annuity, without losing the capital.

Dangers:
- PSA can't make [more]

Tue Apr 15

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coolprash replied to the Berkshire Hathaway board. 8:03 PM

Re: The American Energy Revolution

Can you give us links to the company / system you used. I'm just interested in researching more.

Mon Apr 14

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coolprash replied to the Index Funds board. 7:34 PM

Re: No Load ETF Strategy

What is the risk tolerance of our mid-twenties investor?


Generally I would suggest

1. Total Stock Market Fund 60%

2. Total International Fund 20%

3. CDs (in lieu of bond funds, i'm not a big fan of bond funds) [more]

Sun Apr 13

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coolprash replied to the Help with this STUPID computer! board. 11:27 PM

Re: Moving files

use teracopy.

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coolprash replied to the Real Estate Inv. Trusts: REITs board. 11:26 PM

Re: Some REIT Commons to Consider

According to Ralph,

O is unlikely to do as well in the future as it has in the past because

1. It is overvalued.

2. Dividend is low.

3. growth needs dilution.

Fri Apr 11

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coolprash replied to the Help with this STUPID computer! board. 3:20 PM

Re: New laptop hard drive selection

You can have a same or faster speed than 3GB/s; NOT slower.

Capacity can be lower or more doesn't make a difference. depends on how much data you have and future needs.

500 GB or 750 GB 2.5" SATA drives cost around $40 - [more]

Thu Apr 10

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coolprash replied to the Help with this STUPID computer! board. 9:59 AM

Re: Can't connect to Windows

Shut down the computer.

Press FN and Power button at the same time.

This Does a PreBoot Self Assessment (I'm hoping :)

It should test your hardware. If the hard drive is bad, it should tell you so.

Wed Apr 9

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coolprash replied to the Index Funds board. 11:00 PM

Re: INDEX FD VS SPY

When will you need the money?

What is MDP?

What is the goal of investing this money?
How much money is this of your total portfolio?

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