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hk2 replied to the The BMW Method board. 2 hours ago

Re: It's hard to be a lurker when

Refusing to lend to someone who didn't meet your financial guidelines was not good enough proof of innocence.



I don't buy this at all.


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hk2 replied to the Tax Strategies board. 3:04 PM

Re: Tax Problems with Hidden Roth IRA

While some may think what I am doing is inappropriate, I respectfully disagree. In my view, I am giving her an annual gift.



It's not your views that will get you in trouble, but your actions.

"The road to [more]

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hk2 replied to the Real Estate Inv. Trusts: REITs board. 2:34 PM

Re: Oil and Gas posts

Crude oil futures are the best indicator of where the market thinks crude oil prices are going.....

......So the futures are indicating relatively low oil prices for the next 8 years.




I don't know that there's any [more]

Tue Jan 20

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hk2 replied to the Berkshire Hathaway board. 5:03 PM

Re: IBM 170 or 140 today?

International Business Machines Corp. forecast operating earnings for 2015 of $15.75 a share to $16.50 a share, according to slides in a regulatory filing.

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hk2 replied to the Atheist Fools board. 2:00 PM

Re: Fox Fear Fails in France

It's a sad state of affairs for conservatives when they are being gleefully mocked by the French.


Jim

Sat Jan 17

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hk2 replied to the Political Asylum board. 6:06 PM

Re: Can You Really Cover Up Stupidity?

But in the great dismal swamp of GOP politics these rejects keep bubbling to the surface.


The Great Dismal Swamp takes umbrage at being associated with GOP politics.
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Wed Jan 7

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hk2 posted to the Tax Strategies board. 9:24 AM

Changes in TurboTax

If you are accustomed to reaching for TurboTax Deluxe to do your taxes, and you use Schedule C or Schedule D, you may want to reconsider your options.

TurboTax Deluxe no longer supports schedules C & D. For that functionality you'll need [more]

Mon Jan 5

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hk2 replied to the Tax Strategies board. 6:51 PM

Re: myRA

I think the point is to let people make a habit of saving something - even $5, aimed at people who would otherwise save 0 or are way to timid to even think about corporate bonds and stocks.



I wonder if the myRa would qualify [more]

Tue Dec 30

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hk2 replied to the Mechanical Investing board. 7:04 PM

Re: Benchmark port final summary for 2014

But you still have to do your bookkeeping, don't you?


I likely don't trade at MI volumes, but I periodically download my investment transactions into Quicken.

I can import TDAmeritrade IRA activity from within [more]

Thu Dec 18

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hk2 replied to the Dropout's Den board. 5:32 PM

Re: Uber

In the event I lose my phone, I hit eBay. $60 and three days later I'm up & running.


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How do you do that?
How does the sim card reflect YOUR number?
Or whatever. Or... is it an entirely new
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hk2 replied to the Dropout's Den board. 2:31 PM

Re: Uber

What *will* likely get me to get a smartphone though, is my parents.

They're 78 and each has had their own for a couple of years.

So just yesterday mom sent me a photo of the *beautiful* flowers she received from [more]

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hk2 replied to the Dropout's Den board. 2:25 PM

Re: Uber

Clamshell dumb phone here too. Pre-paid even. $100 will last me about 5 months.

I love technology, but I don't see the value added to my life in this case.

In the event I lose my phone, I hit eBay. $60 and three days later I'm up [more]

Mon Dec 8

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hk2 replied to the Retirement Investing board. 9:24 AM

Re: Planning for health issues

http://finance.yahoo.com/news/the-retirement-threat-few-peop...

Financial risk can be notoriously hard to spot, but there is one thing
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Sat Dec 6

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hk2 replied to the Retirement Investing board. 7:05 PM

Re: Planning for health issues

I don't think long-term care policies have a very good reputation, do they?


Right or wrong, this is a concern of mine. Anecdotally, I haven't heard anything good about them when it came time to use the insurance.

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hk2 replied to the Retirement Investing board. 10:57 AM

Re: Planning for health issues

Do you have long term care insurance?

I do not. Good idea.


Jim

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hk2 posted to the Retired Fools board. 9:55 AM

Saving for health issues

I've posed a question on the Retirement Investing board regarding saving for health issues in retirement.

I'd appreciate anyone's input there.

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hk2 posted to the Retirement Investing board. 9:52 AM

Planning for health issues

I've figured out how much I need to save for retirement on a day-to-day/year-to-year basis which will permit a modest growth in savings.
This allows for the occasional big-ticket expense such as major home repair or new vehicle.

What I [more]

Thu Nov 6

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hk2 posted to the Paddling Fools board. 8:21 PM

Anchors Aweigh!

My father was born and raised outside of Pittsburgh, PA. He was active in the Boy Scouts and, in his mid twenties, he was leading wilderness canoe trips in Quebec, Canada. My dad shared his passions with me and we spent many hours together in the [more]

Wed Nov 5

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hk2 replied to the Berkshire Hathaway board. 7:49 AM

Re: OT new highs and lows

Perhaps a ratio of "value" instead a ratio of prices?



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