| Money Talk|| Super Bowl in game bets - bayoubengals88 on 1/30/15 at 5:11 pm|
Who's doing this? I've never placed a bet in my life, but I'm feeling greedy...
How many times will “deflated balls” be referred to during the game?
Under 2½ (-110)
Bill Belichick hoodie type?
Sleeves cut -150 (2/3)
Sleeves intact +110 (11/10)
Will Katy Perry show cleavage?
Yes -500 (1/...
| Money Talk|| Canada is getting pummeled! - bayoubengals88 on 1/30/15 at 9:14 am|
Their banks present really good buying opportunities. Some are approaching 4-5 year lows as they are down 3-4% today.
Royal Bank of Canada [b]RY[/b]
Toronto Dominion [b]TD[/b]
Great dividends (even before the dip) and very low p/e's right now.
If you want exposure t...
| Money Talk|| Retire Before Dad mentions Tigerdroppings! - bayoubengals88 on 1/1/15 at 9:34 pm|
This is great. :lol:
[quote]Happy New Year! It’s time to look at this past year’s goals to see how I performed. I set these financial goals in the post Retire Before Dad 2014 Financial Goals on 12/31/2013.
I also did...
| Money Talk|| Copper falls almost a whole $1 - bayoubengals88 on 12/29/14 at 12:12 pm|
Thats 33% !!! Just thought this was noteworthy. Maybe it's not? :lol:
| Money Talk|| Acorns reduces/eliminates fees effective 1 January - bayoubengals88 on 12/19/14 at 11:03 am|
Eliminated the .5% annual fee for accounts [u]under[/u] $5,000
Reduced the annual fee from .5% to .25% for accounts containing more than $5,000
Dropped the $1/month fee on accounts [u]over[/u] $5,000
So, if you have less than 5k you pay $1 per month and that's it. It was $1/month AND .5% pe...
| Money Talk|| Oil Wars: Why OPEC Will Win - bayoubengals88 on 12/14/14 at 9:58 pm|
[quote]In the green corner we have the US shale producers. In the red corner we have the oil exporting countries of OPEC. Assuming the fight is fought to a conclusion, who wins?
[b]OPEC wins. The US shale producers will shut down first. The reasons are:
• The US shale producers are motivat...
| Money Talk|| Blog: "The Day I Lost a Sh*t-ton of Money" - bayoubengals88 on 12/2/14 at 8:07 pm|
Fascinating read: http://ptotrading.blogspot.com/2014/11/the-day-i-lost-sht-ton-of-money-part-i.html...
| Money Talk|| Khan Academy (Finance) - bayoubengals88 on 11/24/14 at 10:16 pm|
I just saw a commercial for this website during the Saints game so I checked it out. A lot of simple stuff on there, but there are some more advanced things as well (options, futures, etc.).
It's certainly a great site for beginning investors.
Personally I'd rather read than watch a 2-3 minute...
| Money Talk|| Extra income "Mturk" - bayoubengals88 on 11/15/14 at 5:47 pm|
Mechanical Turk through Amazon anyone...has anyone tried making a little extra cash through this site? Success, complaints, reviews, advice?
I just started today. Not a horrible thing to do while watching football IMO. ...
| Money Talk|| STORE Capital IPO - bayoubengals88 on 11/10/14 at 12:09 pm|
I'm interested in this IPO.
It will be on Loyal3.
| Political Talk|| Where's the Senate debate thread?? - bayoubengals88 on 10/29/14 at 7:34 pm|
| 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? ...