| Money Talk|| Home Mortgage Questions - Bayou Tiger on 2/19/15 at 10:53 pm|
I will be mortgage shopping soon and am looking for some tips. There was nothing that I saw in the FAQ thread, but feel free to link something if I missed it.
It has been a while since I shopped for a home loan, and life is too busy right now to just sit down and spend a lot of time researching l...
| Tech Board|| Best Android Phone with Keyboard? - Bayou Tiger on 1/25/15 at 1:30 pm|
My phone upgrade date is coming up soon with Verizon. Currently I am using a Motorola Droid 4 phone, since I really like having a physical keyboard.
What is the best current model with a keyboard? Blackberry is a thought, but I don't want to have to pick a new suite of apps for calendar, contacts...
| Tiger Rant|| Quantavius Leslie NFL Outlook - Bayou Tiger on 12/27/14 at 10:37 pm|
Will Quantavius Leslie become the 2015 version of James Wright?
Leslie is 6'4", came to LSU as a heralded wide receiver out of JUCO, and had a strong spring training before his senior season. However, this year's WR talent was less than the likes of Beckham and Landry who kept Wright off the fiel...
| Money Talk|| Charting of 10k and 10q Data - Bayou Tiger on 12/26/14 at 8:22 pm|
Is anyone familiar with a website or tool that allows you to plot a company's trends of Revenue, EBITDA, Capital Investment, etc. I find myself reading various 10k and 10q reports and writing the trends down by hand. Surely there is an easier way....
| O-T Lounge|| Baton Rouge Delivery Food Open Today? - Bayou Tiger on 12/25/14 at 2:25 pm|
Does anyone know any specific restaurants in Baton Rouge that deliver food and are open today?
I have been calling around for pizza and Chinese but can't find anythin open. ...
| Money Talk|| Unsubscribing a Business from Direct Mail? - Bayou Tiger on 11/23/14 at 3:22 pm|
There are numerous ways for people to opt out of receiving credit card offers, direct mail, etc. After doing this a while back, there was a big reduction in junk mail.
However, now I am getting a lot of credit card offers for my business (LLC). I looked around the internet and can't find an easy...
| Money Talk|| Seasonality of Buying and Selling a House - Bayou Tiger on 11/22/14 at 9:13 pm|
What are the best times of the year to buy a house and to sell a house?
We are thinking about moving into another house next year. It would just be another house in the same city, basically an upgrade since we are still in kind of a starter home.
If it would be possible to buy during the month...
| O-T Lounge|| Universal Studios Express Pass - Bayou Tiger on 10/15/14 at 8:44 pm|
At Universal Studios in Orlando, is the Express Pass worth it? We are heading there in January....
| O-T Lounge|| Cost of Re-Doing a Pool? - Bayou Tiger on 6/25/14 at 8:09 pm|
There is a house that we might consider buying, but I don't like the backyard pool setup at all.
How big of a deal is it to take out a pool and hot tub and just start from scratch, versus installing a pool in an empty yard? Extra $5000, $10000?...
| Money Talk|| How to fund LLC checking account? - Bayou Tiger on 4/24/14 at 12:04 pm|
What is the correct way to deposit personal funds to start off an LLC checking account?
Without going into too much detail, the LLC is a repository for various investment and partnership interests.
Is it as simple as writing a personal check to the LLC, or are there other things that need to b...
| Money Talk|| Is Social Security Overpayment Applied to Income Tax Liability? - Bayou Tiger on 3/30/14 at 4:54 pm|
I am starting a new job soon and will start fresh with social security deductions out of my paycheck. During the remainder of the year I will hit the max deduction, so it will stop coming out of each paycheck.
However, social security was also deducted out of my paycheck for the prior job this ye...
| Money Talk|| Best Sources for Financial Info besides 10-K's and 10-Q's - Bayou Tiger on 1/28/14 at 10:06 pm|
Other than reading through 10-K's, 10-Q's, and the presentations on a company's website, what are some other good sources of financial data? I have done this already but want some info that drills down further.
Specifically I am looking for the most granular data available on operating profits, c...
| O-T Lounge|| Mounting Modeling Clay to Cardboard - Bayou Tiger on 1/28/14 at 9:14 pm|
Is it possible to mount modeling clay on cardboard?
I just don't understand how to do this, but surely something has been achieved before.
Thanks for any help....
| Food and Drink Board|| Favorite Non-Traditional Potato Chips? - Bayou Tiger on 1/17/14 at 4:00 pm|
I bought a bag of these chips the other day and they are my new favorite. It was totally unexpected.
Anyone else like these or have a favorite that happens to be one of the "non-t...
| Coaching Changes|| List of CFB Div I Coaching Changes with Domino Effects - Bayou Tiger on 12/28/13 at 11:32 pm|
As an interesting way of visualizing the Division I head coaching changes, the list below shows the changes in terms of the subsequent domino effects, if any, of each hire.
The list is arranged alphabetically by the "first domino" of each series, and grouped by the conference of the first domino ...
| O-T Lounge|| Ideas for Quick Snow Getaway - Bayou Tiger on 11/16/13 at 8:24 pm|
I was thinking it would be fun to take the kids (5 and 7) for a long weekend to go see some snow.
We are not looking to do any skiing, so it would be a quick trip to somewhere "wintery" with snow to play in and maybe something else interesting to do.
Any ideas for a quick trip to somewhere nea...
| O-T Lounge|| Getting Pulled Over in Rush Hour Traffic - Bayou Tiger on 11/4/13 at 5:34 pm|
Who are these people getting pulled over and ticketed in rush hour traffic?
Is it for speeding? This should be bonus points, not a ticketed violation. Please share any secrets to accomplishing this speeding during traffic. Thanks. ...
| Money Talk|| Income Tax Question - Property Tax Pmt Date - Bayou Tiger on 10/19/13 at 12:44 pm|
If I pay my property taxes on January 1, 2014, can I claim them on the 2014 income taxes instead of 2013?
Also, if I pay next year's property taxes at the end of 2014, can I conceivably count both years of property tax towards the 2014 tax year?...
| O-T Lounge|| Smear the Queer - Bayou Tiger on 10/11/13 at 1:51 am|
Do kids still play this game? For some reason today it popped into my head for the first time in many years.
One kid runs around a field or yard with the football while the rest of the group chases him. After he gets tackled, he throws the football up in the air and somebody else catches it and r...
| Political Talk|| Does the country need more toll roads? - Bayou Tiger on 10/4/13 at 11:01 am|
Lately the Hardy Toll Road in Houston has become more congested, even after a very slight increase in the toll amount. So I end up paying a toll to sit in traffic that is not as bad as the free interstate.
Counterintuitively, I find myself wishing they would just double the toll and clear out a l...