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Tue Dec 16

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mjolah replied to the Foolish 401(k)s board. 1:16 PM

Re: 401(k)/IRA annual contribution limits

It applies only to contributions to "defined contribution" plans sponsored by an employer - and includes your 401(k) plan. It does NOT apply to IRAs (which are subject to their own annual limit on contributions).

Fri Dec 12

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mjolah replied to the Apple board. 3:50 PM

Re: AAPL

Depends on when, and at what price you bought it. I'm holding share in which my basis (adjusted for split)) is around $2.00. Even considering the slide, I'm happy. Very, very, very happy.....

Thu Dec 4

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mjolah replied to the Foolish 401(k)s board. 1:42 PM

Re: Need a stock for Roth 401(k)

"Fuskie,

Thanks for the input. I have some Disney in the non-Roth portion of the 401, but with the dividends being what they are, it looks like it makes good sense on the Roth side, too. "


...and there in lies the [more]

Tue Dec 2

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mjolah replied to the Apple board. 9:52 AM

Re: APPLE WATCH

"There are a LOT of Android users who religiously hate Apple but like smartphones. If the Apple Watch is a hit, it gives Samsung a template to copy, it gives Apple hating android users a device that is pretty much as good as an Apple Watch, and [more]

Wed Nov 19

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mjolah replied to the Folly in Michigan board. 8:52 AM

Re: This doesn't qualify as news?

Thomas Jefferson - who called the press the "fourth" branch of government, said (and I paraphrase): If given the choice of a government without the press, or the press without a government, I wouldn't hesitate to opt for the [more]

Mon Nov 17

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mjolah replied to the Folly in Michigan board. 9:06 AM

Re: This doesn't qualify as news?

Was it a "press excluded" event? Seems more and more events involving political types are being held with limited or no access to for the press.

IMHO a disturbing trend.....

Fri Nov 14

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mjolah replied to the Foolish 401(k)s board. 9:09 AM

Re: Outsource 401k

You can turn over management of you 401(k) account to ANYONE you choose to manage it for you - BUT....

1) unless you have right to withdraw the unds from your 401(k) (termination of employment, attainment of age 59-1/2 (if you plan allows [more]

Mon Nov 10

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mjolah replied to the Apple board. 2:51 PM

Re: iOS malware blocked

Reuters take on this issue (via HuffPo) - with an explanation of what Wirelurker does.....

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Fri Nov 7

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mjolah replied to the Apple board. 9:16 AM

Re: iOS malware blocked

As I understand it, it isn't just the third party apps that are the problem. Once an infected iDevice connects to a computer, the computer becomes the carrier....

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Thu Nov 6

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mjolah replied to the Apple board. 6:22 AM

Re: The Z3 compact

"I don't follow you. Why is being unable to get to your entire music library an advantage?"

Geez. Do I have to spell it out? It was an EXAMPLE of how DESPITE HAVING DIFFERENT "ECOSYSTEMS" I have COMPLETE [more]

Mon Nov 3

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mjolah replied to the Apple board. 9:50 AM

Re: The Z3 compact

What frustrates me about people espousing frustration with other people's reviews is that some people (mostly fanboi's) seem to think the Apple integration is the best - or even desirable. I couldn't give a rat's a$$ if my phone downloaded every new [more]

Fri Oct 31

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mjolah replied to the Apple board. 2:45 PM

Re: In one way touch ID is less secure than pass

And when they actually figure this out and force you to try all fingers - one at a time, they will add the charge of "obstruction of justice" to whatever they had you for in the first place....

I would suggest not keeping anything [more]

Thu Oct 30

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mjolah replied to the Apple board. 9:36 AM

Re: More Gloom and Doom For Apple

akm3 said:

Orrrr, could it be stagnant to declining wages to the middle class combined with high debt and failure to profit from the economic expansions, causing them to buy less stuff so they don't go bankrupt?

Maybe we should give [more]

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mjolah posted to the Apple board. 7:57 AM

Makes no difference AT ALL

Tim Cook admitted he's gay - and did so with dignity and class - and pointed out that he understands being a "minority."

[more]

Wed Oct 29

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mjolah replied to the Apple board. 1:41 PM

Re: More Gloom and Doom For Apple

Yea, well I hate to tell you this, but real economic research has been indicating that "lack of demand" as a result of consumer retrenchment has been a problem for quite some time. Whether it is the reason for the Fire's failure or not, it [more]

Mon Oct 20

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mjolah replied to the Foolish 401(k)s board. 4:17 PM

Re: Trad. 401(k) v Roth 401(k) both w/match

First, you are thinking of this as "two" plans. It's not. It's ONE plan with two types of salary deferral contributions (pre tax or after-tax/Roth). Second, what you think of as before tax or after tax for your PAYCHECK is totally [more]

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mjolah replied to the Apple board. 1:21 PM

Re: Microsoft Watch

you mean like the Newton? Lisa? The batterries in the iPod generation 1 and 2? The batteries in the iPhone 1 and 2 (and wasn't there a class action lawsuit over that and a settlement to replace them?).

Yea. OK. MS isn't a big hardware [more]

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mjolah replied to the Foolish 401(k)s board. 8:03 AM

Re: Trad. 401(k) v Roth 401(k) both w/match

I agree with aj's approach (and also lean toward the pre-tax FIRST). That said, I would add that I only lean that way for someone younger (and you fit that definition) too the extent that you actually save and invest the tax savings you get from the [more]

Fri Oct 17

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mjolah replied to the Foolish 401(k)s board. 7:22 AM

Re: employer forcing to sell mutual fund shares

You are welcome! I am in the "business" (as if you couldn't tell) as an attorney/consultant helping plan sponsors with their plans. If you have any question, just ask - there are lots of resources out there (including me).

As a [more]

Thu Oct 16

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mjolah replied to the Foolish 401(k)s board. 10:37 AM

Re: employer forcing to sell mutual fund shares

y, your company has the right, and may have the obligation to do so as well. Keep in mind that your "shares" are actually OWNED by a trust, that is managed by the trustee (which usually is a "directed trustee" - meaning they take [more]

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