| More Sports Board|| re: Sports That You Can Be Fat/Out Of Shape Yet Still Play Well On Pro Level - Teddy Ruxpin on 5/21/13 at 1:31 pm|
Pichers dont play in 162 games.......
| Money Talk|| re: Another credit card thread - Teddy Ruxpin on 5/17/13 at 5:18 pm|
An example would be as follows I think:
Say I want to sign up for the [link=(https://www.chase.com/online/business-credit-cards/ink-plus.htm)]Chase Ink Plus Business Card[/link]
It has an annual fee of of $95 which is waived the first year. I want this this card f...
| Money Talk|| re: Another credit card thread - Teddy Ruxpin on 5/17/13 at 4:00 pm|
[quote]I'll see if I can find you a link[/quote]
I would like to get that 50,000 bonus business chase card and then downgrade it to the no fee one. I guess paying the fee once isn't that bad but 0 would be best.
| Money Talk|| re: Another credit card thread - Teddy Ruxpin on 5/17/13 at 12:38 pm|
[quote]Most fees are waived for the 1st year you sign up. Remember you can't make any changes to your account for the first 13 months of your account being opened.[/quote]
Can you link this? I've seen you post it a few times but can't find anything on it.
I also see the churners canceling card...
| Money Talk|| re: top 3 credit cards - Teddy Ruxpin on 5/17/13 at 12:03 pm|
[quote]I am no baller. I always book the cheapest flight and just hope to catch the upgrade[/quote]
I don't have status and probably never will, and usually I am a cheapskate (coach to India in August).
But I'd like to have my ducks in a row for a first class trip to an exotic honey...
| Money Talk|| re: top 3 credit cards - Teddy Ruxpin on 5/17/13 at 11:44 am|
[quote]If you use them for just the cash back I guess it makes sense to convert them. But I'll never use them for anything other than flights, hotels, or car rentals.[/quote]
Oh no, I'm not doing cash back either.
I think the real issue now that I think about it is for first class/business fl...
| O-T Lounge|| re: Iberville Housing Project in New Orleans to be Demolished - Teddy Ruxpin on 5/17/13 at 11:41 am|
[quote]What the hell is wrong with politicians in Louisiana?[/quote]
Unfortunately, this disease afflicts way more people than just Louisiana politicians....
| Money Talk|| re: top 3 credit cards - Teddy Ruxpin on 5/17/13 at 8:25 am|
UR points are far more valuable than any airline or hotel rewards points unless you are getting 4x-5x more points for the transfer. Remember when you use UR points for hotel stays or flights its like you used cash to the company you are staying or flying with.
I'm confused a...
| Money Talk|| re: top 3 credit cards - Teddy Ruxpin on 5/16/13 at 10:54 pm|
That amex that givs 6% cash back on groceries, 5% pen fed for gas, citi forward for restaurants (5 point per $ spent, but the redeem rates turn that 5 points into a hair over 3% on restaurants), and a almost any travel card that gives 2% on travel.[/quote]
Points spread over multiple p...
| Money Talk|| re: Confessions of Personal Financial Quirks - Teddy Ruxpin on 5/16/13 at 7:55 pm|
[quote]- No IRA accounts (401k has a good bit saved already and still contribute enough to get the match, but want a large portion of retirement savings outside of these tax-advantaged accounts where the rules may change) [/quote]
The logic here seems highly flawed. You dont want the money in ta...
| O-T Lounge|| re: BTR Airport Sucks!!!!!!! - Teddy Ruxpin on 5/16/13 at 7:00 pm|
[quote]Hated by child molesters since 1984.
| Tiger Rant|| re: Do any other fanbases dislike their broadcaster like LSU's dislikes Hawthorne? - Teddy Ruxpin on 5/16/13 at 6:03 pm|
[quote]Do any other fanbases dislike their broadcaster like LSU's dislikes Hawthorne?[/quote]
I'm not sure any fanbase dislikes their own as much as LSU. :lol:...
| Money Talk|| re: Sometimes I find this board lacking in depth and new topics (warning-rant) - Teddy Ruxpin on 5/16/13 at 5:34 pm|
[quote]I agree that things seem to be getting stale, maybe because I have been reading the board for a few years and there are only so many things that can be discussed (especially if you don't find bitcoins to be captivating).[/quote]
Since this is the money board, it can be useful to bring topi...
| Money Talk|| re: Blue Sky American Express Card - Teddy Ruxpin on 5/16/13 at 5:18 pm|
[quote]ETA: Can I buy a chase card with my Amex?[/quote]
Some things I read say no, that only chase credit cards work, but I haven't tested it myself so you might just have to go through it and see.
ETA: Also be careful with Citi cards. Apparently they have a tendency to label these transactio...
| Money Talk|| re: Blue Sky American Express Card - Teddy Ruxpin on 5/16/13 at 3:43 pm|
[quote]With what card?[/quote]
Chase's deal has been said to only allow Chase CCs to do it. That is all I have to use so I can't confirm that myself.
[link=(https://www.chase.com/gift-cards)]Chase gift card link[/link]
The Giftcards you are looking for on a normal day look like this:
| Money Talk|| re: Blue Sky American Express Card - Teddy Ruxpin on 5/16/13 at 3:42 pm|
[quote]I guess I could see where this would be advantageous if you had rewards categories that would allow you to reap 5% or more somewhere where you could buy a prepaid giftcard. But it seems like a lot of hassle for minimal return.[/quote]
Right, usually its best to hit the minimum spend requir...
| Political Talk|| re: Why People Keep Misunderstanding IQ - Teddy Ruxpin on 5/16/13 at 3:13 pm|
[quote]Very interesting perspective. Thoughts?[/quote]
From skimming quickly, I do understand the point that IQ tests only test for certain skills, and therefore, if you don't have these skills, you won't score as highly. Thusly, a race with different skills would score lower.
However, the ar...
| Movie/TV Board|| re: Only God Forgives: New movie by the director of Drive - Teddy Ruxpin on 5/16/13 at 3:03 pm|
[quote]Was this any good? Never really heard anything about it.[/quote]
You son of a bitch...
| O-T Lounge|| re: Graduating from law school - Teddy Ruxpin on 5/16/13 at 2:46 pm|
[quote]Were you depressed or elated that it was over?[/quote]
I probably partied more in law school than I did in undergrad.
Somehow I managed the transition to the career decently enough....
| Political Talk|| re: Pelosi Tries To Blame IRS Scandal On . . . - Teddy Ruxpin on 5/16/13 at 1:40 pm|
[quote]Wait.... So it wasn't two low level personnel that went "Rogue"? I'm so confused[/quote]
Going Rogue has been THE thing to do since 2008 :lol:
I'm always behind the fads....
| Money Talk|| re: Blue Sky American Express Card - Teddy Ruxpin on 5/16/13 at 1:14 pm|
[quote]From what I've read... Chase closes suspicious activity accounts without questions and takes away the points... Be careful[/quote]
Ya. I don't have the balls to do a loop. I consider this legitimate. I should be able to pay my rent with a CC and so I do. :lol:
Also, I am basically neuro...
| Money Talk|| re: Blue Sky American Express Card - Teddy Ruxpin on 5/16/13 at 12:36 pm|
You seem to be on the verge of becoming quite the churner. :lol:
IF you got a Chase UR earning card, check out the manufactured spend opportunity their gift cards have right now. I used it legitimately so I could convert my credit card money to cash to pay my rent ...
| Money Talk|| re: Correlation between WTI and airfares? - Teddy Ruxpin on 5/16/13 at 12:01 pm|
[quote]Thanks to everyone for the info so far. Yeah I saw a fare for about 1000 MSY-DUB roudtrip yesterday via aer lingus. Now it's over 1200.[/quote]
What is also sometimes better is to split your purchases/tickets.
For example, something like MSY to LGA as one ticket and then LGA to DUB will...
| Political Talk|| re: Chris Matthews sours on Obama - Teddy Ruxpin on 5/16/13 at 11:58 am|
| Money Talk|| re: Correlation between WTI and airfares? - Teddy Ruxpin on 5/16/13 at 11:41 am|
[quote]Planning a trip to Europe and as an OT poor, I am looking to minimize costs. Transcontinental fare alterations could of course mean the difference between checking out Barcelona or not. I have zero clue how hedging, etc., works from the standpoint of an airline. How good of a proxy would WTI ...
| O-T Lounge|| re: Google Wallet now lets you send money as an attachment in Gmail - Teddy Ruxpin on 5/15/13 at 8:10 pm|
Google "Amazon Payments"...
| O-T Lounge|| re: Google Wallet now lets you send money as an attachment in Gmail - Teddy Ruxpin on 5/15/13 at 7:13 pm|
[quote]I know a better and much, much cheaper way to send money over the internet[/quote]
Can send $1,000 or less for free.
[quote]Venmo is the best way to do this now. No transaction fees and can be done by phone app.[/quote]
Not entirely true any more I Don't...
| Political Talk|| re: Is this a joke? Eric Holder to investigate Eric Holder about AP tapping - Teddy Ruxpin on 5/15/13 at 1:00 am|
Whats awesome is DOJ is supposed to investigate the IRS thing. :lol:...
| Political Talk|| re: City of Keene, NH suing good samaritans - Teddy Ruxpin on 5/15/13 at 12:57 am|
I have been to Keene for the pumpkin festival. Bars are crowded as frick since you cant drink outside. Free staters have a lot of work to do....
| Money Talk|| re: BP and the big stall......... - Teddy Ruxpin on 5/14/13 at 9:37 pm|
[quote]Go ask those effected by the Valdez how long it will eventually take to get paid. Those lawyers that work for big oil are very good at what they do and will be able to drag this out for decades.[/quote]
That was then, this is now. This has been a plaintiff's attorney's wet dream....