| Money Talk|| re: Hotel/Travel CC -Amount of points to redeem with Hilton Rewards card? - JustinTI on 6/29/12 at 1:21 pm|
Also, unless you plan to spend a ton of money at Hiltons or spend $40,000 a year for Diamond status, get the no-fee Amex Hilton card as those are the only real differences....
| Money Talk|| re: Hotel/Travel CC -Amount of points to redeem with Hilton Rewards card? - JustinTI on 6/29/12 at 1:19 pm|
[quote]How much do you have to spend?[/quote]
$40,000 in a year for Diamond; $20,000 for Gold.
[quote]Do you get more points per dollar at diamond levels?[/quote]
For Hotel stays, yes. For Credit Card spending, no.
A fair value for Hilton Points is ~.7-.8 cents a piece. You get far mor...
| Tiger Rant|| re: Official MLB Draft Thread (LSU Players and Signees) June 6th - JustinTI on 6/6/12 at 7:24 am|
Some quotes from Gallo:
[quote]“Hopefully, we can work something out (with Texas),” he said. “But I can go to college and raise my stock, and do this all over again in three years. Obviously, it will all depend on the money. We’ll have to wait and see.”[/quote]
[quote]“It was stressful because...
| Movie/TV Board|| re: HIMYM - JustinTI on 2/14/12 at 8:18 pm|
[quote]we know she isnt the mother- she cant have kids, she wasnt in his class, she wasnt the roommate of that girl he dated, etc etc[/quote]
Not saying they will actually do it, but one way around all of those things is that Robin changes her mind about wanting kids and they find a surrogate who...
| O-T Lounge|| re: LA PE results are available on the MY NCEES website - JustinTI on 12/15/11 at 9:54 am|
Yep passed - Civil/Structural. Definitely felt good to see pass next to my name...Though I guess I won't be an official PE for another couple of days until LAPELS gets their stuff in order....
| O-T Lounge|| LA PE results are available on the MY NCEES website - JustinTI on 12/15/11 at 9:11 am|
| Food and Drink Board|| re: Viking vs. Wolf - JustinTI on 6/25/11 at 6:28 pm|
I would look in to [link=(http://www.bluestarcooking.com/)]Blue Star Ranges[/link] in addition to the others mentioned...The [link=(http://ths.gardenweb.com/forums/)]GardenWeb Forums[/link] have tons of information on stoves and other kitchen appliances.
| Money Talk|| re: Business School - JustinTI on 12/23/10 at 11:33 am|
I think I had commented to you before that we had similar scores/stats on MBA qualifications. If you have some time, will you shoot me an e-mail?
| Food and Drink Board|| Veal Bones in Baton Rouge? - JustinTI on 10/27/10 at 3:26 pm|
Anyone know where to find veal bones (for stock making) in Baton Rouge? I've tried calling around to several places, and noone seems to have them or even carry them....
| Food and Drink Board|| re: Tin Roof Brewing Co. - JustinTI on 9/14/10 at 1:12 pm|
[quote]Anybody have an update on Tin Roof Brewing Co? I couldn't find any new info on their website.[/quote]
I know they had some construction and permitting issues, but I think they are finally about to be up and running....
| Food and Drink Board|| re: Restaurant at Meadowood - Napa - JustinTI on 7/8/10 at 2:57 pm|
I ate at Meadowood a couple months ago and really enjoyed it. We did the tasting menu and I'd put it pretty close to the level of the French Laundry....
| Food and Drink Board|| re: Redd Napa - JustinTI on 6/15/10 at 12:04 pm|
My wife and I ate at Redd about a month ago, and we both really enjoyed our meal. I'd definitely recommend it...It is comparable in both price and quality to a nice restaurant in New Orleans, IMO....
| Money Talk|| re: Last weekend studying for the GMAT. - JustinTI on 5/25/10 at 11:39 am|
[quote]Is anyone here chasing top 10 schools? It seems like all the MBA talk is UNO, LSU and Tulane.[/quote]
I'm thinking about it, but I'm not sure that it is worth it (in my particular situation)...Assuming I could even get in.
And count me in the LSAT was more difficult than the GMAT catego...
| O-T Lounge|| re: British Virgin Islands.... - JustinTI on 4/3/10 at 12:27 pm|
[quote]Who has been and what resort should we stay at for a summer vacation. FWIW, we like to mostly relax, drink, and eat good food.[/quote]
We love the BVI's. Judging from your description, I think yall would really enjoy Peter Island. We honeymooned there and had a great experience. The foo...
| Food and Drink Board|| re: Gas or electric range? - JustinTI on 3/25/10 at 10:39 am|
[quote]When I bought my house that was the 1st thing that I looked for....gas range.[/quote]
Same here. Not having a gas range was a deal breaker for us....
| Money Talk|| re: MBA - JustinTI on 12/22/09 at 4:02 pm|
Are you applying anytime soon? I’d be very curious to see what schools you apply to and how you fare with them. I seem to have a very similar story/stats to you…Very good undergrad and post grad GPA, high GMAT (760), non-Ivy League degrees (LSU), no Goldman type experience...
| Tiger Rant|| re: in 2003 we never - JustinTI on 9/13/09 at 11:36 pm|
FYI, the OP's numbers are dead wrong...Not that it would make to compelling of an argument even if they were correct for reasons already stated.
We held Arizona to 182 total yards, Auburn to 193 yards, Western Illinois to 208 yards, and Oklahoma to 154 Yards
Also, La Tech only had 341 yards ...
| Money Talk|| re: Water/Sewage bill - JustinTI on 8/20/09 at 10:13 pm|
Still waiting. I'm going to try calling after my next bill, if there is no credit....
| Money Talk|| re: Water/Sewage bill - JustinTI on 8/20/09 at 9:10 pm|
No problem...glad I could help. I found that link when I was trying to figure out why my sewage bill was so high a couple months ago....
| Money Talk|| re: Water/Sewage bill - JustinTI on 8/20/09 at 8:49 pm|
Assuming you are located in Baton Rouge, this should help:
| Money Talk|| re: Spray Foam Insulation - JustinTI on 3/29/09 at 4:18 pm|
Bringing this thread back up with a quick question...
Do yall think it is worth it to install 5" of open cell foam over 3.5" of open cell foam at a 35% price premium in the attic of a southern LA home?...
| Money Talk|| re: Spray Foam Insulation - JustinTI on 3/15/09 at 11:08 am|
Not to hijack the thread (it's somewhat related), what is everyone's opinion on double paned windows or any other type of energy star windows? Is it worth the additional costs if building new? Roughly, what is the additional cost to purchase/install these over standard single pane windows (just a ...
| Money Talk|| re: Job Questions - JustinTI on 3/5/09 at 11:34 am|
[quote]My technical writing prof at LSU[/quote]
Out of curiosity, whom did you have? Mine stressed the same thing - though it could be department wide....
| Money Talk|| re: Staring from Highland to Burbank - JustinTI on 3/4/09 at 9:51 am|
I think the extension will not affect the vast majority of the property value in that area, but the houses which directly back up to the proposed extension will be negatively affected.
I have a friend who rents a house that is right next to where the street will go, and he is looking to "get th...
| Money Talk|| re: What is the best way to save for retirement? - JustinTI on 3/3/09 at 10:46 am|
[quote]I don't know anyone my age (30) who expects to see a dime of SS.[/quote]
Add me to that crew. If anything I expect to pay Social Security taxes my whole life but receive nothing....
| Money Talk|| re: Future of Fairhill/Springlake Area in Baton Rouge - JustinTI on 2/12/09 at 12:14 pm|
The Longwood Village development sounds very interesting, but everything I could find on it was around 2 years old. I’m somewhat skeptical that it will happen in the current economic environment....
| Money Talk|| re: Future of Fairhill/Springlake Area in Baton Rouge - JustinTI on 2/11/09 at 4:41 pm|
Oh well, I was still holding out hope for a neighborhood Walmart. I guess it won’t affect property values too much except for the homes very close to the Walmart. If that school project turns out to be true, I would imagine that it would easily offset any damage to property value the Walmart would...
| Money Talk|| re: Mortgage Rates - JustinTI on 2/10/09 at 8:44 pm|
Nate, how long ahead of closing can you lock in your rates usually?...
| Money Talk|| re: $7500 tax credit - clarification - JustinTI on 2/10/09 at 8:39 pm|
Does anyone know if this will apply to new construction? I'm guessing it will as I haven't seen anything that said it wouldn't....
| Money Talk|| re: Quick Tax Question - JustinTI on 2/10/09 at 4:19 pm|
PMI used to not be deductible, but it is now. Congress changed the rule about 2 years ago. Link for verification: