| O-T Lounge|| Romantic Getaway- Houston - Kolbysfan on 9/19/14 at 11:04 pm|
I'll be coming back in November from Malaysia and I am looking for somewhere local to take my wife for a few days.
I have googled local hotel in Houston. Anything beyond that?...
| O-T Lounge|| Teak Indoor Furniture - Kolbysfan on 6/7/14 at 9:38 pm|
Any quality indoor teak furniture in Houston area?
I am not finding much on net.....
| O-T Lounge|| Real Estate Lawyers/Brokers - Kolbysfan on 6/5/14 at 7:46 pm|
How does the law read if a landlord sells a property and you are in the middle of the lease the new owners must honor the lease? This is in Texas
Also, can a lease that you signed agreeing to possibly move out in 30 days, if new owners wish, be enforceable....
| O-T Lounge|| Houston Rental Property - Kolbysfan on 5/29/14 at 9:10 pm|
My family and I are expats living in Malaysia. We will be repatriating to Pearland Texas, which is ~ 20 minutes south of Houston .
We are having a difficult time contacting the rental properties we are interested in. We have emailed and left phone messages. We get very few call backs. Is this...
| O-T Lounge|| The drivers in Malaysia... - Kolbysfan on 4/12/13 at 7:07 am|
Suck. There are these scooters that haul butt between vehicles nearly getting swiped. There are hundreds of them. Other vehicles switching lanes, passing on the shoulder, driving in both lanes.
One cool thing is the speed limits mean absolutely nothing. Haul but all day and no one cares.
| O-T Lounge|| What to do with 45 minutes in Dubai - Kolbysfan on 4/2/13 at 11:22 am|
And let me tell you.. I ain't in Kansas anymore....
The Mcdonds is better here though. The Mcflurey maker person didn't threaten to kick my azz....
| Money Talk|| Australia And China To Enable Direct Currency - Kolbysfan on 3/31/13 at 8:44 pm|
So this link states the dollar is getting dumped. Read another article few days ago where another country was dumping to dollar. So how will this affect the dollar and is there another currency that would be safer to invest in?
| O-T Lounge|| Ladies and Gents..... I'm out.. - Kolbysfan on 3/24/13 at 9:46 am|
Packing my house up and heading to Malaysia. I am leaving next Monday and the family follows after school lets out. The cost of living is nearly a third cheaper, cars are more expensive, work is plentiful, the pay scale is through the roof o and the beaches are some of the greatest in the world.
| O-T Lounge|| At hospital ..... - Kolbysfan on 3/18/13 at 8:32 pm|
In Beaumont. My three year old son and a counter top had words. The counter struck first with a devastating left hook. Jayden. Was out for the count...
Moral of the story, I am glad my tax dollars are hard at work providing top medical care....
That is all....
| Money Talk|| Off shore banking - Kolbysfan on 2/9/13 at 7:32 pm|
Why do people use off shore banks? Is this practice legal? I am relocating to Malaysia for work. Plan to be gone for a minimum of three years. Is this a practice I should look into if legal.?...
| Money Talk|| Credit card for international use - Kolbysfan on 1/16/13 at 1:48 pm|
I am looking for little to no international fees, little to no annual fees and earns points for anything (not just hotel). I have a 750+ credit score.
I will be working in Malaysia for 3-5 years and hope to rack up an arse load of points.
I have done a little leg work on Internet and it app...
| O-T Lounge|| Relocating to Malaysia for work - Kolbysfan on 1/1/13 at 10:06 am|
So I am relocating to Malaysia to work on the chevron Wheatstone LNG project. We are building the modules there then barging them to Australia. Job is scheduled in Malaysia for 2-3 years. The work in Australia for another 6 years or so.
So what is there that I need to check out ? Places to go?...
| Money Talk|| Rothschild - Kolbysfan on 12/16/12 at 6:17 pm|
So I had very little to do today with the bad weather in Beaumont so I was looking into the whole banking issue going on and ran across this name, Rothschild.
I thought the Bilderberg group was who we needed to be worried about, I was wrong.
This family has been manipulating government econom...
| O-T Lounge|| Passed my CSP exam!!!! - Kolbysfan on 12/13/12 at 8:13 am|
I have been studying for this two part exam for nearly three years. Passed the ASP easily and flunked the CSP the first go around by 3%. So I bought some books and put in the time this go around. Studied for 8 weeks!!
So my unofficial results on this 6 hour test was ...... PASSED!!
| O-T Lounge|| Huge test tomorrow and sick as a dog - Kolbysfan on 12/9/12 at 10:45 am|
So I have a six hour exam tomorrow and me the wife and all three kids have whatever freaking virus is going around right now.
Went to the DR and got a z pack and steroids. It is still kicking my azz.
Any sure fire ways to be ready for tomorrow.
And no..... Blow and hookers will not work!...
| O-T Lounge|| Exit interview question HR? - Kolbysfan on 12/8/12 at 6:18 pm|
I will be turning in my 2 week notice for greenier pastures. There will be a exit interview. Has anybody been through or given one?
I would imagine they'll ask why I am leaving. Should i go into great detail? I am not trying to drop dimes on anyone I just want out.
| O-T Lounge|| Bechtel employees, got a question... - Kolbysfan on 11/11/12 at 3:16 pm|
I am interviewing for a position outside the US. Do you know if they pay exempt, non exempt or will it vary on the position of the employee....
| O-T Lounge|| Grandfather recently passed and left me a....... - Kolbysfan on 9/3/12 at 8:13 pm|
... 1979 Jim Beam filled model train. It's seven cars long, roughly 10'!! Each car contains 750ml of whiskey. There are labels on each car giving information on the model train, where the whiskey was brewed, and the age when it was packaged. Some cars were 150 months old when packaged. If mat...
| Money Talk|| Looking at municipal bonds.. - Kolbysfan on 6/10/12 at 9:10 pm|
Seems like a safe bet with a modest return, roughly 5%. my wife is adamant about not putting money into a 529 or annuity, do to the risk, for the kids college so I started looking at other options and discovered these. It appears this is a tax free investment? What are other pros vs cons.
| O-T Lounge|| Paying back relocation assistance...... - Kolbysfan on 6/8/12 at 1:14 pm|
Spinoff of leaving job after two months thread.
So the company paid to relocate you and it takes five years to have it forgiven. What recourse could the company take, if any, to collect the funds???
Two associates of mine left jobs before the time requirement and never had to pay it back....