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Thu Oct 23

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rosewine replied to the Tax Strategies board. 8:54 AM

Re: More charity questions

Thanks, IRA. That's pretty much what I thought off the top of my head. The taxpayer would be supporting the organization whether or not there was a tax deduction.

Wed Oct 22

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rosewine posted to the Tax Strategies board. 7:07 AM

More charity questions

I don't have my reference material available right now, but a couple questions just came up in conversation.

Taxpayer paid $200 to attend a fund raising dinner/auction for a charitable organization. Normally about 50% of the ticket cost is a [more]

Tue Oct 21

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rosewine replied to the An Open Letter board. 11:28 PM

Re: An Open Letter

Long story short, about a month ago, DH started having trouble with his speech. Turned out to be a tumor pressing on the speech center of the brain, so he had surgery a couple weeks ago to remove that.

Yesterday, he had an episode of chest [more]

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rosewine replied to the An Open Letter board. 9:03 PM

Re: An Open Letter

Who has been in 10 or 12 new medical providers offices in the last month

Okay, after today. make that 16 to 20!

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rosewine posted to the An Open Letter board. 7:23 AM

An Open Letter

To Medical Providers Everywhere.

If you schedule a 3:00 appointment and tell me to come in 15 minutes early that means I have a 2:45 appointment in your office. I understand that you are scheduling the doctor's time but it would help the [more]

Sat Oct 11

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rosewine replied to the Windowseat's View board. 1:43 PM

Re: Is it me?

There is a lot of snarky going on, but snarly is a good word for it also.

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rosewine replied to the Running Fools board. 1:41 PM

Re: Poll: Which running app do you use

Other. I have an Excel spreadsheet going back years. I also track miles on runningahead.com

Sat Sep 20

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rosewine replied to the Retire Early CampFIRE board. 9:33 PM

Re: Dental PSA

Which is why dental "insurance" is useless and a waste of premium.

Pretty much. Unless you are on a group plan, dental insurance coverage is pretty much trading dollars. While I've spent a lot out of pocket on dental in the [more]

Fri Sep 19

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rosewine replied to the Retire Early CampFIRE board. 4:07 PM

Re: Dental PSA

So, how come I was not told all this when I actually had dental insurance which would have paid for most of the work?????

I could be looking at $10,000 worth of work here.


Most likely, your dental insurance wouldn't have paid [more]

Fri Aug 29

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rosewine replied to the Tax Strategies board. 2:59 PM

Re: Deduction for Sales Tax

If you moved from Portland to Vancouver (for example) and are still working in Oregon, you will still be paying Oregon Income Tax.

Thu Aug 28

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rosewine replied to the Tax Strategies board. 7:53 AM

Re: Non reciprocity state

I am also mildly concerned about his employer, who is a wonderful guy but not much of a business man. They took no paperwork other than Youngest's SS#, and I am a bit concerned that there could be repercussions for that

I would be [more]

Tue Aug 26

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rosewine replied to the Living Below Your Means board. 6:40 PM

Re: Dressing up

I suppose at 44, I don't really count as young.>

Whaddayamean, you kid you?

I'm 60 and have a real issue being age appropriate since I feel about 35.


Ahem. This is how old I am and this is how I am [more]

Thu Aug 14

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rosewine replied to the Recipes/Cooking board. 6:05 PM

Re: uses for bleu cheese?

many people like bleu cheese on a burger (I'm not one of them-).

I'm one of them.

One of my favorite lunch spots has what they call a grilled cheese for grown ups. Along with cheddar cheese, it has bleu cheese and thin [more]

Mon Aug 11

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rosewine replied to the Living Below Your Means board. 4:57 PM

Re: Cuts Finger, Goes to ER------> $9,000

But usually its worth calling your doctor to see if they can fit you in sooner.

This.

When I slipped on Thanksgiving Day, my wrist hurt a little bit at the time. In the middle of the night it woke me up in pain. There was [more]

Sat Aug 9

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rosewine replied to the Retired Fools board. 9:01 PM

Re: Transition to Medicare

do miss my dental coverage though as now I need several thousand dollars worth of work.

Not having dental coverage was an issue for me, but I did the math and figured out that I would have just been trading dollars. The annual premium [more]

Wed Aug 6

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rosewine replied to the Retired Fools board. 11:01 AM

Re: Transition to Medicare

Good info here. When I was first eligible for Medicare, and got stacks of mail from every provider in the Medicare Supplemental business, I first eliminated any that did not include my primary care physician in their list of preferred providers. I [more]

Wed Jul 30

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rosewine replied to the Living Below Your Means board. 6:41 PM

Re: Poll: How often do you replace couches/sofas?

I know we've had our current couch and love seat more than 21 years, but couldn't begin to guess how much longer. There are some spots that the cat's have clawed, but they aren't bad. We were talking last month about getting new foam stuffing for the [more]

Mon Jul 21

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rosewine posted to the Recipes/Cooking board. 7:38 PM

Mayonnaise

For various reasons, I'm eliminating soy products from what I eat. And in doing so, I'm using products I already have, but when they run out I'm buying products without soy. Today, I needed Mayonnaise and every product I saw on the shelves at the [more]

Wed Jul 2

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rosewine posted to the Running Fools board. 12:01 PM

Protein Suggestions

I'm looking for suggestions for something protein based to carry with me on long runs. By process of elimination/observation, I know that's what I need 5 1/2 to 6 hours out there. I use water/sports drinks/Endurolytes as I go, but after that long I [more]

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