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Simple Roth 401K Question - LSUTOM07
I understand that contributions to a Roth 401k are taxed before the money is contributed into the account. When making withdrawals after retirement, how are the earnings taxed? ...


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Funding Loyal3 with credit card - LSUTOM07
I have been reading on Loyal 3 which offers no fee investing for certain companies. I read it can be funded with a credit card. Is this an easy way to get credit card rewards or am I missing something?...


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ATL Condo Purchase - LSUTOM07
I am looking to buy a condo in Atlanta within the next 6 months. Rent is outrageous within the perimeter. I do not have 20% to put down to avoid mortgage insurance. What type of loan should I look into with a small down payment that does not have PMI throughout the life of the loan? Any other su...


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UGA Professional MBA School - LSUTOM07
Does anyone have any experience with UGA's Professional MBA school located in Buckhead? I am considering making the investment but I have not spoken with anyone that has participated in the program. ...


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From Salary to Small Business Owner - LSUTOM07
Looking for some insight from the MT on how some of you made the switch from full time salaried employment to owning your own business. I feel like unless I had a year or two salary saved, plus financing for the business, this is a very difficult switch to make. How did you do it? ...


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Preventative Truck Maintenance - LSUTOM07
I have a 2007 chevy silverado 1500 with the 4.8 in it. The truck is right at 140k miles and I would like to get another 140k out of it if I can. What are some things I should look at to keep her running? I have current oil changes and recently had the transmission fluid flushed. What else?n :chee...


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Azaleas in the quad - LSUTOM07
Have they bloomed yet? I have family wanting to make a trip to get pictures taken. When do they usually bloom? I guess I never really any attention to it when I was in school ...


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Weekend Job Ideas - LSUTOM07
I'm 23 and I currently have an engineering job with a large company in Atlanta. I work 40 hours a week, and would like to earn some extra money as well as gain good experience in something outside of engineering. I enjoy real estate, so I am considering calling local real estate agents to see i...


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Career opportunities with a kinesiology degree from LSU - LSUTOM07
Fiance (no pics) is moving with me to Georgia at the start of the year. She graduated in kines back in May. I'm trying to think outside of the general "medical assistant" jobs to help her find work. Any good ideas on where to look? ETA: Would consider any field with entry level opportunities. The...


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Transferring truck into my name and moving to Georgia - LSUTOM07
I'm graduating in December and I will be moving to Georgia in January. I'm currently driving a truck that is in my dads name. I am clueless on how much to expect to pay in taxes when moving. I'm a assuming my dad will have to gift the truck to me?? Is it better to do that before or after I move?...


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Arkansas student ticket - LSUTOM07
I have one student ticket available for the Arkansas game. Let me know if you are interested and I will post email. ...


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Credit card with high balance - LSUTOM07
I am planning on making a large purchase with a new credit card to take advantage of the 15 month 0% interest APR. How long will the high balance tarnish my credit score? Will my score jump back up as soon as I pay the card off, or will it affect it for a length of time?...


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Short term capital gains - LSUTOM07
Are gains from a short term holding considered income? I know the gains are taxed at your income tax rate, but can those gains bump you up into the next tax bracket?...


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Average hours spent ACTUALLY working in a week - LSUTOM07
Seeing the amount of OT ballers posting during the day got me thinking... how many hours do you actually spend working during the week? I don't see how some of you get anything done. I won't start a real job until January, so I have nothing to contribute....


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Where do stocks go from here? - LSUTOM07
After the debt ceiling talk is over, with new earnings reports about to roll in, and the holiday shopping about to ramp up, do stock continue to push higher? What say the MB pros? I cant decide if I think good earnings numbers are good, or if good is bad. Or if bad is good. Or if bad looks goo...


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Part-Time Atlanta MBA Programs - LSUTOM07
I am looking at Evening/Professional MBA programs near Atlanta. I will be working downtown and will have to opportunity to get assistance (around $10k-$15k per year) from my company in paying for the program. So far I have looked at: Emory ($70k evening program) Georgia Tech ($55-$60 eening...


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Best way to estimate future take home $$$ - LSUTOM07
I will be taking a job out of state soon. What is the best site to estimate what my take home will be after state/fed taxes, soc. security, etc. I have searched but haven't found any useful calculators yet. I'm trying to get an idea of how much I can afford to spend on rent each month fwiw. ...


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Tell me about georgia pacific - LSUTOM07
I spoke with them at the career fair but I haven't really heard from many people that work for them. Looking at applying for engineering positions. Does anyone have any personal experience working for the company?...


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Anyone work for Georgia Pacific? - LSUTOM07
I spoke with a rep from GP at the career expo at LSU. I'm looking to get in on the engineering side and I am considering applying. Does anyone have any experience with the company? Seemed to have nice benefits (medical,dental, 401k, on site gym)...


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Twitter IPO - LSUTOM07
I'm looking at GSVC as a play on the anticipated twitter IPO. Twitter is their largest investment holding at 14%. They also hold Facebook and linked in. Has anyone else been keeping tabs on this? I feel that twitter has a lot of room to grow with about 500 million users where Facebook is over one b...


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Visa getting roughed up today? - LSUTOM07
I searched but couldn't find any bad news. What's goin on today? Considering picking up a few shares...


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Is ebay now a buy? - LSUTOM07
Ebay is down a good bit off of its recent highs. I'm thinking the stock is starting to look attractive at these prices. Anyone buying?...


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Medical insurance for single college grad - LSUTOM07
Employer does not currently offer medical insurance and I have no clue what I should be looking for or what I should expect to pay. I will most likely get offered to join the company plan early next year. Any suggestions for the time being?...


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Anyone use leveraged ETFs? - LSUTOM07
I saw these mentioned in the PM thread about 2x and 3x leveraged funds. Does anyone have any experience with these? Are they meant for day trading or can you buy and hold? I know it's a high risk but I am considering putting some extra cash into silver when I think we hit bottom ...


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mREIT's down big the last few weeks - LSUTOM07
Anyone here have any thoughts on how these stocks will rebound off of these recent losses? I recently started a position in agnc and mtge. I feel like the sell off is an overreaction to likely increasing interest rates in the next few years...


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Finance focused jobs with an engineering degree - LSUTOM07
Realistically, what opportunities are out there in finance for someone graduating with an engineering degree? Reading the thread on the pros and cons of a finance job got me curious. I am much more interested in asset management and portfolio management than I am engineering. I am strongly reconside...


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How do you decide when to sell a stock? - LSUTOM07
This is something I am struggling with. I have a hard time not locking in gains when I am up more than 15-20%. What methods do you use to determine if a stock should be sold or held on to after nice gains?...


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Can I stream video from a go pro to live internet feed? - LSUTOM07
I want to send video to an ip address that can be viewed from any internet connection for graduation. Is there any way to do this with a go pro?...


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The infamous El Gaucho - LSUTOM07
Why was he banned? I still haven't heard what he did.....


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BR pool with women?? - LSUTOM07
Campus crossing is dead today. Bout to grab a case of bud heavy.. Any pools in the area with some talent today?...


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