| Money Talk|| Michael Kors (KORS) and Kate Spade (KATE) - LSUTOM07 on 8/20/14 at 11:57 am|
Has anyone been tracking either of these luxury retail stocks? I bought KORS last week, and I am considering adding to my position as well as considering buying (KATE). Any thoughts or opinions on these two companies?
Both took a big hit after what I thought were good earnings reports....
| Money Talk|| Books for real estate investing - LSUTOM07 on 8/20/14 at 11:31 am|
What are some good books to read for someone looking to get into real estate investing (rentals, or flipping houses) I'm only 23, but I'm making good money and would like to diversify my investments rather than relying on my company 401k and personal stock account. ...
| Outdoor Board|| Silverado feeling sluggish - LSUTOM07 on 8/10/14 at 7:06 pm|
I have an 07 silverado with the 4.8 liter V8 with 140k miles. Lately I have noticed it feels sluggish when I step on it. I can't even turn the tires over on a wet road when I floor it. No check engine light on or any indicator lights.
Where do I even start without bringing it in and getting charg...
| Money Talk|| Sprint Down Big Lately - LSUTOM07 on 8/8/14 at 10:48 am|
Sprint has been taking a beating. Is anyone else following this stock? I bought in yesterday evening thinking this stock was oversold. Any thoughts?...
| Money Talk|| Amazon down 10% - LSUTOM07 on 7/29/14 at 7:03 am|
Amazon is down 10% in the last 2 days. Is anyone using this as a buying opportunity? I have a hard time determining a good price point for this stock. ...
| Money Talk|| Simple Roth 401K Question - LSUTOM07 on 7/11/14 at 10:21 am|
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? ...
| Money Talk|| Funding Loyal3 with credit card - LSUTOM07 on 7/6/14 at 9:45 pm|
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?...
| Money Talk|| ATL Condo Purchase - LSUTOM07 on 6/11/14 at 1:11 pm|
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...
| O-T Lounge|| UGA Professional MBA School - LSUTOM07 on 5/8/14 at 2:15 pm|
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. ...
| Money Talk|| From Salary to Small Business Owner - LSUTOM07 on 5/5/14 at 10:52 am|
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?
| Outdoor Board|| Preventative Truck Maintenance - LSUTOM07 on 3/29/14 at 8:34 pm|
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...
| 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...