danbobtx

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Mon Jul 7

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danbobtx replied to the Living Below Your Means board. 10:02 PM

Re: Repairman's Bill

I'd go with MisterFungi on this -
It sounds like the folks that were living there were flushing unflushable material, and probably did not stop after the first call. Based on the report, you might have legitimately had 2 or more separate [more]

Sat May 31

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danbobtx replied to the Building / Maintaining a Home board. 10:35 PM

Re: Your thoughts on solar?

But the real answer is that electric utilities shouldn't have to buy trivial amounts of power from anyone, at any price.

SP - in many areas of the country, the power company is a monopoly, with a regulated profit margin. If they [more]

Sun May 25

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

Re: "Student Debt Destroyed this Family's $

I'm going to date myself a little bit, but when I started college, I could get a full semester load and books for less than $1000 at a state college. When I finished graduate school, that same semester + books was more on the order of $3500. [more]

Thu May 22

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danbobtx replied to the Building / Maintaining a Home board. 7:34 PM

Re: Your thoughts on solar?

The only thing I'd add to what foo1bar said is that your "earnings" from the system are based on post-tax dollars - I'd suggest that if you are ina higher tax bracket it may look even better.

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Sat May 17

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danbobtx replied to the Building / Maintaining a Home board. 10:01 PM

Re: granite

If I had the money and the time, I'd tend to go with what I think was slate - commonly used on chemistry lab tables and handling all manner of insults - including being flamed with ethanol or acetone...

Thu May 15

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danbobtx replied to the Building / Maintaining a Home board. 11:17 PM

Re: Contractor cash discount?

DeltaOne81

Provided they are willing to sign and date the contract, I'd pay cash and take the discount. If they take a check, they have to wait a little time for it to clear, and credit cards hit them with swipe fees.

Of course, [more]

Mon Apr 28

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danbobtx replied to the Credit Cards and Consumer Debt board. 8:33 PM

Re: Getting out of credit card debt

A few other comments -
One of my friends recently had a credit card company forgive a debt based on inability to pay. Again there is a hit to the credit score. This event also generated what the IRS considers taxable income.

If you have [more]

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