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karenlj replied to the Retirement Investing board. 11:27 AM

Re: Investing like Warren Buffett

PF (X-posted at the moribund Index Funds board.)

They all invested their money in the Vanguard S&P 500 index fund and now they have nothing to talk about.

Karen

Sun May 1

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karenlj replied to the Living Below Your Means board. 9:33 PM

Re: Avoid the trap of subscription marketing

When dealing with a new website, a virtual card number with a limit that is a few dollars over the expected purchase helps prevent some of the problems.

What a great idea! How do you get a virtual credit card?

Karen

Thu Apr 28

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karenlj replied to the Retire Early Liberal Edition board. 11:08 AM

Re: Playing the Woman Card

Hey! Some of us (one of us?) are out of free WaPo articles. Give us a little quote, huh?
;-)


When you want to see a WaPo article, press Shift Control N to open a new igcognito window--no history, no identity.

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karenlj replied to the Retire Early Liberal Edition board. 3:17 AM

Re: Cruz picks Fiorina as a running mate. . . .

Reminds me when I exlained to the hubster what to get out of the fridge for a salad, I said Aragorn instead of arugula...wishful thinking on both our parts?!
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Okay. I confess to being sufficiently
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Wed Apr 27

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karenlj replied to the Retire Early Liberal Edition board. 4:12 PM

Re: Dennis Hastert

And now, for the rest of the story...

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Tue Apr 26

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karenlj replied to the Retire Early Liberal Edition board. 7:03 PM

Re: Nat'l healthcare nightmare continues

Which is why my 2nd day delivery Amazon Prime purchases often come 1 or 2 days late.

PF



Oooh. Free stuff!


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karenlj replied to the Atheist Fools board. 4:12 PM

Re: party is dying...

I am so tired of voting for the lesser of two evils.

Sometimes the best you can do is fight/vote against the worst of two evils.

In some past elections, I've hoped that the worst candidate, who won, would convince the country [more]

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karenlj replied to the Retired Fools board. 3:51 PM

Re: Exposure to Stocks in Retirement

The history of the mortgage industry, going back to the 90's.

http://spectator.org/articles/42211/true-origins-financial-c......


Cute. It's the [more]

Mon Apr 25

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karenlj posted to the Building / Maintaining a Home board. 2:21 PM

Insulation: Yea or Nay?

I am hiring someone to do several projects around my house. One project is to install 3/4" plywood walkways in my attic to provide access to my water heater and HVAC unit. Additionally, I want about 36" of flooring around each [more]

Sun Apr 24

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karenlj replied to the Atheist Fools board. 9:52 PM

Re: this is what is concerning me...

Nine out of ten economists agree: Sports stadium subsidies are dumb

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Thu Apr 21

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karenlj replied to the Building / Maintaining a Home board. 3:25 AM

Re: ceiling fan medallion

The medallion isn't really heavy, but it is a few pounds (I'd guess maybe 3).

It weighs 1.5 lb, according to the specifications on the page you linked.

Karen

Sat Apr 16

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karenlj replied to the Retire Early Liberal Edition board. 12:01 PM

Re: The Climate Change Debate Summed up

We need to be polite but persistent, we need our message repeated over and over and over until it becomes ingrained in the public psychic.

I agree with you. I just have one question: who is the public psychic?

Karen

Fri Apr 15

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karenlj replied to the Retire Early Liberal Edition board. 5:16 PM

Re: Heartburn Meds Linked to Chronic Kidney Dise

If you still need something, try using the H2 blockers: Tagamet, Pepcid, and Zantac.

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karenlj replied to the Retire Early Liberal Edition board. 5:24 AM

Re: I know what you did 10 minutes ago

I do agree that eating and drinking while driving should be banned.
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Are you saying drinkholders in cards should be banned?


Yes. They belong in cars.

:^)

Thu Apr 14

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karenlj replied to the Pet Lovers board. 5:36 PM

Re: Adopted a boxer

So I am open to ideas on how to help all the animals learn to tolerate or ignore one another.

Ask Cesar: [more]

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karenlj replied to the Atheist Fools board. 6:02 AM

Re: Message from an ex-Hillary hater

So?

Wed Apr 13

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karenlj replied to the Retire Early Liberal Edition board. 4:19 AM

Re: I know what you did 10 minutes ago

I can't imagine the circumstances under which I'd ask my passenger to answer my phone.

The times that this has come up are when one friend calls while another friend and I are on our way to pick up or meet her. I assume that the call [more]

Tue Apr 12

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karenlj replied to the Retire Early Liberal Edition board. 1:21 PM

Re: I know what you did 10 minutes ago

The breathalyzer has long been used to determine if drivers are under the influence behind the wheel. Now there’s the “textalyzer,” a new device that will alert authorities to whether a driver was texting just before or during a [more]

Fri Apr 8

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karenlj replied to the Retire Early Liberal Edition board. 3:22 PM

Re: It really sucks, but......


That wing is made up of Elizabeth Warren, a portion of the Black Caucus and just about no one else.


I found this from 2014, but I can't tell which one is a portion of the black caucus: [more]

Thu Apr 7

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karenlj replied to the Atheist Fools board. 12:36 AM

Re: Is Anyone Left Out There...

Photograph your license plate. If your car goes missing or you just need to supply your license plate, you'll have it.

As a rule, I only have mine memorized when it's time to replace it.

The cell phone is also handy in case of an [more]

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