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Mon Feb 1

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reallyalldone replied to the Improve the Fool board. 7:55 PM

Re: Stop the shilling

Yes

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reallyalldone posted to the Replies I'd Like To Make board. 12:46 PM

I think

that you are supposed to post something once a week and you picked this article. People will natter on for awhile because they can feel superior but you added nothing. Maybe you want to give the NYT a run for its money in the voting .

Thu Jan 28

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reallyalldone replied to the Buying and Maintaining a Car board. 9:24 AM

Re: Snow tires

I put snow tires on my Element this winter to avoid any fines for not having them - any rules for snow tires or chains in certain conditions where you line ?

(Because it has clearance and all wheel drive, I had no problems with all season [more]

Mon Jan 25

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reallyalldone replied to the Tax Strategies board. 7:29 PM

Re: Child at military service Academy dependent?

You and the OP are welcome.

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reallyalldone replied to the Tax Strategies board. 11:11 AM

Re: Child at military service Academy dependent?

Here's info from West Point :
http://www.usma.edu/parents/SiteAssets/Tax%20Letter%20to%20P...

Going to a military academy is not the same as going [more]

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reallyalldone replied to the Tax Strategies board. 8:13 AM

Re: Child at military service Academy dependent?

June 29 is day 180 of the year which is means you had less than half of the year. Since he had a stipend and support for Nov and Dec, I wouldn't count his visits as "support."

Also, he will be filing his own return so you might [more]

Fri Jan 22

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reallyalldone replied to the Living Below Your Means board. 8:07 AM

Re: Different Interest Rates

One of my best credit card benefits was
http://boards.fool.com/have-you-ever-used-the-protection-off...

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reallyalldone replied to the Living Below Your Means board. 8:02 AM

Re: Different Interest Rates

Let me ask a question back. How often have you had a credit card lost or stolen? How often have you had the card number stolen and used?

I'm 61 and have used credit cards since I was 21. Never one lost or stolen. Misused number with [more]

Thu Jan 21

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reallyalldone replied to the Living Below Your Means board. 5:07 PM

Re: Different Interest Rates

I have done all of those quite successfully without a credit card in the last 12 months. (Heck, one of the hotel rooms was last weekend.)

They all take debit cards just fine.


How much and how long are the holds over and [more]

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reallyalldone replied to the Living Below Your Means board. 3:33 PM

Re: Different Interest Rates

Need to pay for something? I'll use cash or a debit card or have the bank send a check.

I'm still not clear on the mechanics but again, maybe I've just hit a plethora of sucky situations.

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reallyalldone replied to the Estate Planning and the Fool board. 3:14 PM

Re: Zero day plan

And I'm still shocked at how little is said about this particular issue.

I have given up. Experience seems to count for little.

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reallyalldone replied to the Living Below Your Means board. 2:01 PM

Re: Different Interest Rates

I am too tainted with the whole Possum Living hippy-dippy just say no to the consumer culture, banks and credit industry to be normal.

You can't imagine a circumstance where you would need to rent a car, hotel room, buy a plane [more]

Wed Jan 20

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reallyalldone posted to the Replies I'd Like To Make board. 7:02 PM

And one more thing

If the death is unexpected and not in a medical situation, it can take months to get a death certificate. A friend/colleague who is also widowed went through that with her son a freshman in college and her daughter in 8th grade.

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reallyalldone replied to the First World Problems board. 4:48 PM

Re: Art Hill

I am heading to a three hour meeting about setting the interest rate on Money Market accounts in a rising rate environment.

Oh well, at least I won't get cold.


Are you sure ? It seems like it'll be a cold day in hell when mm [more]

Tue Jan 19

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reallyalldone replied to the Living Below Your Means board. 4:58 PM

Re: What is a good personal savings rate?

With the proposed car in the budget, I'm saving 40% of net income per month, 55% if you add in my employers contribution to my retirement plan (and discount their pretax contribution with my current tax rate).

Get the car. There are [more]

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reallyalldone replied to the Credit Cards and Consumer Debt board. 9:59 AM

Re: 'Make too much to pay my student loan'

If they are paying $30k a year for child care, a responsible couple would have figured out that in order to at least 'break even' after taxes, commuting costs, etc. the wife probably needs to be making a minimum of $50k a year. If she's making [more]

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reallyalldone replied to the Estate Planning and the Fool board. 9:34 AM

Re: Zero day plan

The successor trustee, as soon as he presents a death certificate to the brokerage firm or bank

In my state, the funeral home or crematorium applies for the death certificate and it took 10 days to get any. I was probably just even [more]

Mon Jan 18

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reallyalldone replied to the Estate Planning and the Fool board. 1:18 PM

Re: Zero day plan

What do you do first- the first day or so?

BTDT for mother and then husband.

The toughest for your(and my) kids is what strategy you use to give them access to some money immediately. I had enough time in both my cases to [more]

Sun Jan 17

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reallyalldone posted to the RAD's Living Room board. 7:55 PM

For 2gifts

I will be flying out next Sunday and I think you have relatives on the north end but you're welcome to stay here if you have tickets - I'm about a mile from the light rail line that goes down I-25.

You realize I have to hope your team loses, [more]

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reallyalldone posted to the Replies I'd Like To Make board. 2:06 PM

Taxes

You know if I knew where everything went in this form you sent me, I would be doing my taxes myself ?

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