| O-T Lounge|| Azaleas in the quad - LSUTOM07 on 3/1/14 at 10:15 pm|
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 ...
| Money Talk|| Weekend Job Ideas - LSUTOM07 on 2/1/14 at 1:23 pm|
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...
| Money Talk|| Career opportunities with a kinesiology degree from LSU - LSUTOM07 on 11/25/13 at 12:53 pm|
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...
| Money Talk|| Transferring truck into my name and moving to Georgia - LSUTOM07 on 11/20/13 at 9:33 pm|
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?...
| LSU Ticket Exchange|| Arkansas student ticket - LSUTOM07 on 11/12/13 at 11:12 am|
I have one student ticket available for the Arkansas game. Let me know if you are interested and I will post email. ...
| Money Talk|| Credit card with high balance - LSUTOM07 on 11/11/13 at 12:05 pm|
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?...
| Money Talk|| Short term capital gains - LSUTOM07 on 10/31/13 at 11:18 am|
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?...
| O-T Lounge|| Average hours spent ACTUALLY working in a week - LSUTOM07 on 10/28/13 at 2:50 pm|
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....
| Money Talk|| Where do stocks go from here? - LSUTOM07 on 10/14/13 at 9:29 pm|
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...
| Money Talk|| Part-Time Atlanta MBA Programs - LSUTOM07 on 10/5/13 at 5:47 pm|
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...
| Money Talk|| Best way to estimate future take home $$$ - LSUTOM07 on 10/1/13 at 10:58 pm|
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.
| O-T Lounge|| Tell me about georgia pacific - LSUTOM07 on 9/12/13 at 10:45 am|
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?...
| Money Talk|| Anyone work for Georgia Pacific? - LSUTOM07 on 9/12/13 at 10:42 am|
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)...
| Money Talk|| Twitter IPO - LSUTOM07 on 8/7/13 at 11:18 am|
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...
| Money Talk|| Visa getting roughed up today? - LSUTOM07 on 7/31/13 at 11:26 am|
I searched but couldn't find any bad news. What's goin on today? Considering picking up a few shares...
| Money Talk|| Is ebay now a buy? - LSUTOM07 on 7/23/13 at 9:34 am|
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?...
| O-T Lounge|| Medical insurance for single college grad - LSUTOM07 on 7/18/13 at 8:56 pm|
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?...
| Money Talk|| Anyone use leveraged ETFs? - LSUTOM07 on 7/2/13 at 12:44 pm|
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 ...
| Money Talk|| mREIT's down big the last few weeks - LSUTOM07 on 5/29/13 at 10:05 am|
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...
| Money Talk|| Finance focused jobs with an engineering degree - LSUTOM07 on 5/24/13 at 9:50 am|
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...
| Money Talk|| How do you decide when to sell a stock? - LSUTOM07 on 5/21/13 at 1:09 pm|
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?...
| O-T Lounge|| Can I stream video from a go pro to live internet feed? - LSUTOM07 on 5/7/13 at 5:10 pm|
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?...
| O-T Lounge|| The infamous El Gaucho - LSUTOM07 on 4/29/13 at 9:49 pm|
Why was he banned? I still haven't heard what he did.....
| O-T Lounge|| BR pool with women?? - LSUTOM07 on 4/27/13 at 2:58 pm|
Campus crossing is dead today. Bout to grab a case of bud heavy.. Any pools in the area with some talent today?...
| O-T Lounge|| Masters in petroleum engineering - LSUTOM07 on 4/23/13 at 12:33 pm|
Does anyone know what the length of the masters program is at LSU for petroleum engineering? I am currently a civil engineer set to graduate soon but would like to work in the petroleum field....
| Money Talk|| How to go about buying an Index Fund - LSUTOM07 on 4/22/13 at 9:20 pm|
What is the best way to do this?I currently have Tradeking. Can I purchase Vanguard funds through them or will I need to buy them through Vanguard?
Also what fees should I expect? Commission fees?...
| Money Talk|| Is it time to back the truck up? - LSUTOM07 on 4/15/13 at 7:59 pm|
My stocks have gotten absolutely hammered the last two days. I'm heavy in silver and oil and its not looking pretty. Is it time to back the truck up and load up more after these losses or do y'all see them going much lower?...
| Money Talk|| New CNN Portfolio - LSUTOM07 on 4/8/13 at 3:29 pm|
I just saw CNN has a new portfolio option set up where you can link your stock portfolio up to CNN. It will break your investments down to show your risk, metrics, geographic allocation and a few other things. It will also compare how you are doing compared to the S&P and the Dow. I thought it was p...
| Money Talk|| If you had 5-10k to invest and you were in college now.. - LSUTOM07 on 4/3/13 at 3:31 pm|
..would you try to find the next Apple or would you go with consistent blue chip high dividend stocks?
I have heard many on here say they wish they would have put some money in the market and let it sit back when they were in college. Well my plan in the next year is to find stocks to put about 5...
| Money Talk|| Where is the best place to find engineering internships? - LSUTOM07 on 4/2/13 at 2:55 pm|
I am currently having trouble finding an internship for the summer. I had two opportunities fall through and now I am left with less than 2 months to lock down a solid internship for the summer before my final semester.
I have applied through careers to geaux (LSU's recruiting website) and now I...