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Mon Dec 15

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jjaym replied to the Retirement Investing board. 6:50 AM

Re: Market has risen but my Retirement totals ha

The magic 4% max withdrawal does assume a substantial (30%+, I think) income component, more specifically, bonds. One random example of an investment grade bond ETF - Ishares LQD yields 3.42%. If you choose your equities with an eye on yield as well, [more]

Thu Dec 11

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jjaym replied to the The BMW Method board. 9:48 AM

Re: SPLS

With today's pop on the Starboard news, one would have done quite well holding SPLS this year.

Fri Dec 5

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jjaym replied to the Living Below Your Means board. 9:22 AM

Re: I lasted three days

We're not vegetarian, but we've been participating in a CSA for the last several years, and there's something about getting a bin of veggies every week that makes you lean a little more towards veggies in the diet, if only to avoid food going to [more]

Mon Dec 1

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jjaym replied to the Value Hounds board. 8:26 PM

Re: Anyone dollar cost average?

If I put a limit order for $19.80 and it gaps down to $16, the order would actually be processed for $16.

In my experience, it depends on typical volume for a stock, among other things. It might depend on your brokerage and the size [more]

Sat Nov 29

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jjaym replied to the Value Hounds board. 7:29 PM

Re: it's 2008 for oil

I'm a holder of XOM, CVX & COP. Just added some XOM @ $90.33. Might be adding more CVX and/or COP at slightly lower prices and also have my eyes on TOT, but probably 3 petroleum stocks is enough. Nice divvies and I can afford to be patient while [more]

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jjaym replied to the Political Asylum board. 1:09 PM

Re: The Obama Economy

I paid $2.76 for gas yesterday. Obama's fault.

Mon Nov 24

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jjaym replied to the Living Below Your Means board. 3:27 PM

Re: Steam mop?

This is what I use:

http://www.thecleanteam.com/Sh-Mop-kit-comes-with-3-Terry-Cl...

Not a steam mop, but works well for me, and no [more]

Sat Nov 1

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jjaym replied to the Berkshire Hathaway board. 6:34 AM

Re: Is the Q3 earnings today or next Friday?

Calendar from Ameritrade lists 11/7.

Thu Oct 23

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jjaym replied to the Living Below Your Means board. 5:16 PM

Re: Gardening and Seeds

We don't do this deliberately, but every year we get volunteer plants from spreading our compost on the garden. Mostly tomatoes and squashes. This year, it was almost all tomatoes, but we did get a volunteer cantaloupe. All we planted this year was [more]

Wed Oct 15

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jjaym replied to the Living Below Your Means board. 11:16 AM

Re: # of monthly bills you pay?

7 every month, plus another 3 quarterly, and some others once a year. Then some other things that aren't bills, per se, but still get payed on a regular basis: church, savings, IRA contributions. I've got a lot set up for automatic payment, [more]

Sat Sep 27

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jjaym replied to the Living Below Your Means board. 12:22 PM

Re: Money Concerns @ $125K/yr.

Lots of questions. I don't consider "credit cards" a budget category. That's just a cash-flow of how they are paying for things. Are they carrying balances on the credit cards? If so, How much of that is interest and how much is new [more]

Tue Jul 8

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jjaym replied to the Alyce Lomax board. 6:06 PM

Re: Dividend growth stocks?

My portfolio has quite a lot of overlap with Goofy's, with some [more]

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