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Thu May 28

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joelcorley replied to the Retirement Investing board. 10:08 PM

Re: For every action ...

whyohwhyoh,

You wrote, Another option would be to allow individuals to contribute a total of $18k (or whatever it is now) into 401k + traditional IRA accounts combined.

So if ones 401k plan sucks, then perhaps just contribute
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Tue May 19

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joelcorley replied to the Nanotechnology board. 3:07 AM

Re: Graphene Supercapaticer

I wrote, BTW, you know Elon Musk went to Stanford in 1995 to work on a PhD in applied physics? Did you also know his area of research was supercaps?

I once heard him say in an interview that while working there that he realized that he
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joelcorley replied to the Nanotechnology board. 3:02 AM

Re: Graphene Supercapaticer

PuddinHead42,

You wrote, When are these babies going to hit the market? Will they put tesla out of business?

Your guess is as good as mine. And definitely not.

If anything, a really good supercap could make Tesla's [more]

Tue May 12

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joelcorley replied to the Verizon Communications board. 6:00 PM

Re: Verizon to Purchase AOL

Razz037,

You wrote, I think this is a bad purchase. Nobody uses AOL for anything anymore. I don't know what AOL has as far as video services that makes it worth $4.4 billion.

It has me worried too. I may need to re-evaluate [more]

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joelcorley replied to the Retirement Investing board. 5:52 PM

Re: How to retire in your 30s

StockGoddess,

You wrote, I do know the odd single, childless engineer could retire by saving 10 years and then living like a hobo...

Ha! I've done something like this! Well, not for 500 days. For a few months at my first [more]

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joelcorley replied to the Retirement Investing board. 5:24 PM

Re: Poll: Do you have a technical background?

FCorelli,

You wrote, When you treat people like you don't want them around, don't be surprised when they don't want to be around.

I've worked for 9 companies in my career. Probably twice as many managers. In that time I've [more]

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joelcorley replied to the Retirement Investing board. 3:33 PM

Re: Poll: Do you have a technical background?

NozRydr,

You wrote, When I first got started out of the Navy, the engineering director I worked for maintained that engineering is a young man's or woman's job and is no country for old men. We got a huge stock run up and he retired at [more]

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joelcorley replied to the Retirement Investing board. 3:50 AM

Re: Need help with investing some Roth for long

lioil,

You wrote, For VFINX i saw from scottrade it says it has .11% max management.
Annual Report Gross Expense Ratio0.17%
Annual Report Net Expense Ratio0.17%
Prospectus Gross Expense Ratio0.17%
Prospectus Net Expense
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Mon May 11

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joelcorley replied to the Retirement Investing board. 4:02 PM

Re: Need help with investing some Roth for long

lioil,

You wrote, VTI: 2005-now 10k ->23K .2 total expense so theoretically if i take it out now i would "take home" 22.95K

SPY: 2005-now 120-> 210 so 1.75 return? seems to be less than VTI .41
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joelcorley replied to the Retirement Investing board. 3:25 AM

Re: Need help with investing some Roth for long

pauleckler,

lioil mentioned, 2. Should I bother investing in VTI/IVV?

And you said down-thread, VTI is an excellent choice. The alternative would be SPY, the best known S&P 500 Index etf.

To keep this [more]

Fri May 8

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joelcorley replied to the Retirement Investing board. 4:57 PM

Re: How to retire in your 30s

Hawkwin,

You wrote, Probably the greatest correlations with this group is not the profession (engineers) but family status.

1. No kids
2. Single

And #3, graduated with little to no debt.


In my [more]

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joelcorley replied to the Science and Technology board. 3:02 PM

Re: Chemical Quartet

pauleckler,

I think your link is incomplete...

- Joel

Tue Apr 28

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joelcorley replied to the Foolish 401(k)s board. 9:02 PM

Re: Due Diligence

dmyhre943,

You wrote, Hawkwin is right…. Fifteen years ago my wife and I were informed by our employer along with their other 5000 employees that Principal Life Insurance Company would provide investment options so we could contribute to [more]

Mon Apr 27

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joelcorley replied to the Credit Cards and Consumer Debt board. 6:52 PM

Re: a solution to my debt or not so much?

CheeseSandWitch,

You wrote, I'm thinking of looking at the used prices on ebay to see if it would be worthwhile...

Just bear in mind that with E-Bay sales, you're running a business. You need to track what you buy, how much [more]

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joelcorley replied to the Foolish 401(k)s board. 6:06 PM

Re: Due Diligence

mjolah,

You wrote, YES, you should be cognizant of the fees you pay as a participant in the plan BUT keep in mind all but the smallest of plans usually get institutional pricing on the investments held within the plan (I defy you to get [more]

Fri Apr 24

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joelcorley replied to the Index Funds board. 5:41 PM

Re: Mutual Funds to Index Funds

Kalpatr,

You wrote, I am thinking about transferring my five mutual funds into three index funds based on the S&P 500, Nasdaq, and International Markets.

Are your current funds, managed? I'm assuming so given the [more]

Thu Apr 23

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joelcorley replied to the Foolish 401(k)s board. 8:55 PM

Re: 401K to CD/Certificate = Tax Penalty?

PilarS,

You wrote, Trying to figure out if my 401k money is moved **directly** into a CD/credit union certificate does the IRS consider that a distribution?

It depends. If the CD/credit union certificate is held in a Rollover [more]

Tue Apr 21

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joelcorley replied to the Credit Cards and Consumer Debt board. 7:40 PM

Re: Hardship Forbearance

HitAnyKey42,

You wrote, I've read multiple posts from AJ over the past year or so (ever since I got married in August 2013) when my wife came into the marriage with a large amount of debt....which I was already able to get rid of over the [more]

Mon Apr 20

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joelcorley replied to the Lawyers/Attorneys board. 1:53 PM

Re: difference between UGMA/UTMA accounts?

kmart00,

You wrote, The money is HER money. Earned over the last few years and sitting in a UTMA checking account (I think we had to do it that way per teh contract with her agency)

Maybe I didnt want a UTMA account at all? Is
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Thu Apr 16

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joelcorley replied to the Lawyers/Attorneys board. 3:20 PM

Re: difference between UGMA/UTMA accounts?

kmart00,

You wrote, I am opening an acocunt for DD. She made a few dollars doing some baby modeling, and I want to move the funds into a brokerage and invest in an index fund or ETF

My question is this:

What exactly are
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