| Money Talk|| Any experiences with Computershare? good or bad? - bayoubengals88 on 10/22/14 at 12:17 pm|
I initiated a DRIP with Ford through Computershare (their transfer agent)on the 12th and the money still hasn't been withdrawn. I called, but they have to "look into it" and call me back.
Computershare's website might be more trouble than what it's worth, but If I'm only going to invest $100-$150...
| Money Talk|| Stock Watch Thread - bayoubengals88 on 10/10/14 at 10:47 am|
Here's a start. I'll try to organize it later.
| Tiger Rant|| From today's paper (Scott Rabalais decodes Les Miles) - bayoubengals88 on 9/27/14 at 10:08 am|
I found it enjoyable and laughed out loud at times. Congrats to Scott for being critical, yet not overly harsh.
[quote] Miles is clearly trying to convince someone that things will be different in the wake of a stinging...
| O-T Lounge|| Has anyone tried "Oil Pulling"? - bayoubengals88 on 8/16/14 at 6:02 pm|
1) Buy unrefined, extra virgin coconut oil
2) put a tablespoon of it in your mouth
3) swish around for 15-20 minutes
4) spit it in the garbage
[link=(http://health.usnews.com/health-news/health-wellness/articles/2014/04/23/should-you-try-oil-pulling)]US News: Should You Try Oil Pulling?[/link...
| More Sports Board|| US Amateur (golf) - bayoubengals88 on 8/16/14 at 4:44 pm|
Young = dumb
Terrible, terrible decision making led by naïveté and egocentrism.
Hard to watch, yet can't stop watching....
| Money Talk|| TRSL (teacher) retirement question. - bayoubengals88 on 7/8/14 at 4:15 pm|
Can someone please explain exactly what UAL is? I understand that I will contribute 8% of my income to retirement, but my employer contributes 28 percent??? There's no way. How does this work?
By law, the employer contribution rate is made up of two components: the normal cost of funding retireme...
| Money Talk|| The Money Talk Guide - A List of Major Topics Covered - bayoubengals88 on 6/30/14 at 12:01 pm|
[link=(http://www.tigerdroppings.com/rant/p/48078801/New-to-investing.aspx)]New to Investing 2/14/2014[/link]
[link=(http://www.tigerdroppings.com/rant/p/50656123/Beginners-Tactics-for-Investing---Young-and-Self-Employed.aspx)]Beginner Tactics for Investing 6/24/2014[/link]
| Money Talk|| Spreadsheet for anyone interested in DRIPs - bayoubengals88 on 6/12/14 at 9:20 pm|
I've listed several large companies through which I'm considering starting a direct re-investment plan.
I'll probably choose 5 or 6 before the end of the year and slowly add to them over time.
I'd like to be able to live on their dividends in 30 years like I read about on so many blogs.
| Money Talk|| DRIP program recommendations - bayoubengals88 on 6/4/14 at 3:55 pm|
If I'd like to invest around $200 a month in a company, which ones are the most investor friendly regarding fees?
Which companies would you make sure to avoid? ...
| Money Talk|| Here's an economics multiple choice question for you all - bayoubengals88 on 5/15/14 at 4:14 pm|
So I'm taking the Social Studies Praxis next month and I decided to do the practice test for it today. There are 15 economics questions. Here's one of them.
An increase in which of the following is most likely to increase economic growth?
B. Personal taxes
C. Consumer spend...
| Outdoor Board|| Talk to me about homesteading... - bayoubengals88 on 12/29/13 at 5:27 pm|
Any homesteaders out there? We're looking at 10acres. Thinking chickens, raised beds (to begin with), bees, composting (including a composting toilet), rain barrels, alternative energy, etc. Needing advice on beginning and advanced stages, self-sustaining property, whatever you can think of!...
| Political Talk|| Jindal with the BOOM on CNN (Video added) - bayoubengals88 on 10/16/12 at 10:00 pm|
regarding Obama's generic use of 'act of terror' in his rose garden speech!
He insisted that Romney was not wrong in his accusation.
| O-T Lounge|| For those who consciously CUT and BULK: IIFYM - bayoubengals88 on 8/9/12 at 11:53 pm|
What do you think about the IIFYM (If It Fits Your Macros) 'diet?'
It seems to work for [link=(http://forum.bodybuilding.com/showthread.php?t=143295933)]this guy[/link], and it is not too hard to keep up with.
IIFYM de emphasizes the whole "clean" vs. "dirty" food approach to dieting...you can ...
| O-T Lounge|| need advice concerning Aspen/Snowmass area - bayoubengals88 on 7/17/12 at 3:59 pm|
I'm going to Aspen next February for 5 days of skiing...For those who are familiar with the area, do you think it better to ski the same mountain for the duration of the trip OR try to ski three or four different resorts within the 10-15 mile radius.
(By no means am I a beginner, but likewise, I'...
| Political Talk|| The motivation for the American Revolution - bayoubengals88 on 7/16/12 at 11:54 pm|
A) primarily economic
B) primarily religious
C) primarily intellectual (Republican ideals)
D) its all based on the availability of LAND and oppurtunity in America
E) a combination of the above, or all of the above
other reasons? I'm curious to see what y'all think...
| Political Talk|| Bacon's Rebellion - bayoubengals88 on 6/27/12 at 5:52 pm|
Is it the most significant event concerning race relations in all of American history?
If not, what is?
| Political Talk|| What's your favorite era(s)/topic(s) in history? - bayoubengals88 on 6/24/12 at 11:41 pm|
I have a few.
1)Early Modern Europe, specifically the Reformation
2)Antebellum South with an emphasis on the the rise of 19th century evangelicalism as it relates to the southern 'plain folk'/yeoman class.
Others- The American Civil War, Colonial New England, 'The Critical Period' aka the e...
| Outdoor Board|| I need bass fishing tips for the lake at chicot state park. - bayoubengals88 on 6/14/12 at 8:47 pm|
never been. going tomorrow. thanks! ...
| Music Board|| What are your top 5 or 10 favorite John Williams movie themes/pieces? - bayoubengals88 on 5/17/12 at 9:15 pm|
(unless specified, I mean each movies main theme song)
1) Jurassic Park
2) Star Wars: A New Hope
3) Summon the Heroes (for the 1996 olympics)
4) Leia's Theme
7) Far and Away
8) Schindler's List
9) Yoda''s theme
10) Raider's of the Lost Ark...
| Outdoor Board|| Has anyone ever caught bass in the Natalbany River? - bayoubengals88 on 5/14/12 at 7:27 am|
I'm in it right now, not having much luck...where are the fish? ...