| 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? ...
| Music Board|| Any classical fans out there? - bayoubengals88 on 4/26/12 at 12:39 pm|
including baroque, late baroque, classical, romantic, etc.
Mozart's Requiem FTW! :bow:...
| LSU Ticket Exchange|| NEED 4 tickets for UGA on Saturday - bayoubengals88 on 4/26/12 at 9:30 am|
If I can't get four, two will suffice. ...
| Movie/TV Board|| Just watched Rob Roy for the first time - bayoubengals88 on 4/15/12 at 10:27 pm|
Is there a more hated character than Tim Roth's?...
| More Sports Board|| the anomaly that is Baylor athletics - bayoubengals88 on 4/14/12 at 10:22 pm|
UT should be ashamed...with all the $$$ Texas has, Baylor is better at all three sports going back to last football season! :lol: i love it.
Dare I say that Baylor is tops in the nation when factoring in the "big three" sports? There's no competition when if you include women's basketball...
| Tiger Rant|| Reggie Theus is no longer a candidate - bayoubengals88 on 4/12/12 at 12:59 pm|
according to Ponamsky on 104.5...
| O-T Lounge|| Where is the best place to trail run near Baton Rouge? - bayoubengals88 on 3/2/12 at 11:40 pm|
| Political Talk|| 1) do you agree with this author's thesis? 2) feel free to criticize my writing. - bayoubengals88 on 2/27/12 at 8:42 pm|
This introductory pharagraph details the first book of two in one of my comparative analysis papers. I haven't visited the poli board in a while, but this might be fun!
In The Great Revival 1787-1805: The Origins of the Southern Evangelical Mind, John B. Boles methodically examines the role o...
| O-T Lounge|| Runners: What, when, where is your next race? - bayoubengals88 on 2/22/12 at 4:40 pm|
5k, 10k, half, full? what's your goal time?...
| Tiger Rant|| Hoops: Ronald Martin cleared to play - bayoubengals88 on 1/12/12 at 5:00 pm|
just heard it on 104.5
can he make a difference? I'm not familiar with him.
| LSU Ticket Exchange|| WTB 4 Basketball tickets for AUBURN - bayoubengals88 on 1/12/12 at 12:36 pm|
low or mid if possible.
| Tiger Rant|| Hoops: Can LSU go 9-7 in conference? I think so. - bayoubengals88 on 1/12/12 at 10:41 am|
Who's with me?
Ole Miss W 1-0
Alabama L 1-1
@Arkansas W 2-1
Auburn W 3-1
@Florida L 3-2
@Miss St L 3-3
Kentucky L 3-4
Arkansas W 4-4
@Vanderbilt L 4-5
| Tiger Rant|| For all those worried that Miles has forever abandoned passing: I have STATS - bayoubengals88 on 1/11/12 at 2:37 pm|
The average is exactly 360 attempts per season and 27-28 per game.
[u]Pass vs. Run percentage [/u]
| Tiger Rant|| did Miles mismanage Mettenberger? - bayoubengals88 on 1/11/12 at 12:39 am|
As we all know, many of LSU's games ended in blowouts. However, the only time Mett got any pass attempts in was the NSU game.
[b]IMO[/b], this is a direct result of Miles protecting Jefferson. After 5 November, Miles made damn sure the fan-base would not be able to see any other QB but Jeffers...
| Tiger Rant|| POLL: for a change of pace, basketball or baseball? - bayoubengals88 on 1/10/12 at 11:02 pm|
| Tiger Rant|| I heard ticket sales were prohibited outside the PMAC. - bayoubengals88 on 1/2/12 at 8:37 pm|