| Money Talk|| re: Emergency money account advice - Douboy on 7/3/14 at 5:24 pm|
[quote] I just figure most people with stable jobs that post in this forum have 10K or so minimum as an EF.[/quote]
Sorry bud, wasn't trying to be a jerk. I just thought it was funny. You seem to be headed in the right direction and that is something to be proud of. I hope to learn something from...
| Money Talk|| re: Emergency money account advice - Douboy on 7/2/14 at 11:22 am|
[quote]For those of us with 5-6 figure emergency funds[/quote]
Way to go buddy, you did it!...
| Money Talk|| re: Loyal3/GoPro - Douboy on 6/13/14 at 3:21 pm|
[quote]Meh. Do they have anything that is proprietary? Just asking because I don't know much about it other than it's a camera that you can strap on your head.[/quote]
I can't answer your original question but I can say that just about every reality TV show and news broadcast you see on TV today ...
| Money Talk|| re: $100,000 Lump Sum Investment - Douboy on 6/9/14 at 1:52 pm|
Give this a look at the least:
| Money Talk|| re: DRIP program recommendations - Douboy on 6/4/14 at 9:19 pm|
[quote]sorry about that...the one topic I didn't search for.[/quote]
No worries, I didn't mean it like that. I was just pointing out that I am also new to this concept. ...
| Money Talk|| re: DRIP program recommendations - Douboy on 6/4/14 at 8:58 pm|
I started the same thread last week. I decided to go with XOM via computershare to test the waters. So far if has been pretty simple.
I'm now going through the list of other direct buys to see who else I want to include in this portfolio of direct buy/drips. My plan is to contribute monthly to e...
| Money Talk|| re: Davey Jones 2 Flow Test....... - Douboy on 5/29/14 at 9:22 pm|
[quote]Has anyone heard anything about this? I saw on a different message board that it has been done, was a success, and an announcement is imminent.[/quote]
| Money Talk|| re: Dollar-Cost Averaging Without Commissions - Douboy on 5/23/14 at 1:59 pm|
I'd prefer to stick to the dividend growth strategy over indexing....
| Money Talk|| re: Dollar-Cost Averaging Without Commissions - Douboy on 5/23/14 at 11:26 am|
Computer share may be just what I need. Does anyone use them?...
| Money Talk|| Dollar-Cost Averaging Without Commissions - Douboy on 5/23/14 at 11:06 am|
I am building a portfolio of Blue Chip DRIPS for my kids, which in addition, I want to make a regular contribution. It seems that if I do this in any of my current brokerage accounts, I would get killed by the commissions on every purchase. Are there any institutions that allow for this without eati...
| Tiger Rant|| re: Zach Mettenberger having back issues. - Douboy on 5/7/14 at 8:55 pm|
[quote]Doctor says he needs a backyotomy. [/quote]
I LOL'ed. Mett's been calling Mr Nice Guy. ...
| Money Talk|| re: W&T Offshore.....anyone here own this stock? - Douboy on 5/1/14 at 10:04 am|
Don't own the stock, but they are a client.
My opinion is that Fieldwood will make a run at acquiring them in the near future. ...
| Money Talk|| re: Term life vs Whole life - Douboy on 4/27/14 at 5:10 pm|
[quote]whole life only makes sense if you need a tax shelter to dump extra income in.[/quote]
Bingo! And to hedge riskier investments.
[quote]Whole is always a rip off and you shouldn't buy it. [/quote]
| Tiger Rant|| re: Is everyone underestimating the 2014 LSU football offense? - Douboy on 4/19/14 at 11:04 am|
In Cam we trust. ...
| Money Talk|| re: What are some easy ways for added monthly savings? - Douboy on 4/18/14 at 3:03 pm|
You seem like a level headed guy. Am I missing part of your story? It seems like what you need to do is make more money.
I'm all for living within your means, but it sounds like you have cut out everything enjoyable outside of your family. Is that really the goal in life?
I'm not trying to b...
| Money Talk|| re: Oilfield rumors - Douboy on 4/17/14 at 4:27 pm|
[quote]Question.. is there not much action happening from High Island going west. what are the fields like over around Houston area? or are there anymore?[/quote]
We service the shelf and from what I can tell, there is mostly P&A work out that way. Obviously there is production going on, but as f...
| Money Talk|| re: Oilfield rumors - Douboy on 4/17/14 at 10:10 am|
[quote]WHat would you expect exxi stock price to go up to after the merger? Seems like there's already news about it[/quote]
There has been news about it for a while now. It was announced just a few days after EXXI CEO was on Mad Money filmed on location on an Ensco Rig. If you bought EPL prior (...
| Money Talk|| re: Advice about leasing a car? - Douboy on 4/16/14 at 8:50 am|
[quote]You're the one who can't afford to buy one and has to lease it[/quote]
It is funny how people jump to this conclusion so quickly. News flash, there are tons of high net worth individuals that lease vehicles. It's not always about not being able to afford the purchase. ...
| Money Talk|| re: Top 10 stocks - Douboy on 3/23/14 at 8:46 pm|
ICPT has been fun lately. Definitely wouldn't put in a long term portfolio but have been enjoying the swings with my "play" money....
| Money Talk|| re: What's thee best Free app for keeping up with portfolio? - Douboy on 3/7/14 at 6:19 pm|
| Money Talk|| re: Coursera Python Class Discussion Thread - Douboy on 2/28/14 at 11:06 am|
[quote]With all this programming talk on the MT board now, it may be useful if some people with some know-how lay out a logical progression for leaning different programming languages, and perhaps even a few grouped by target end use.[/quote]
The end use is important because the language choice g...
| Money Talk|| re: I have a couple grand to save for my child's college education... what do? - Douboy on 2/11/14 at 8:45 pm|
[quote]529 College plan[/quote]
Why? I would never buy one of these. Please explain. ...
| LSU Recruiting Board|| re: Adoree Jackson Picks USC - Douboy on 2/5/14 at 1:07 pm|
[quote]have fun in L.A. his antics made me happy for his decision.[/quote]
| Tiger Rant|| re: ESPN didn't get the memo on neck it seems - Douboy on 2/1/14 at 11:30 pm|
[quote]I was just to the left of student section, did not hear STTDB. [/quote]
I heard it plain as day on TV, but I figured it was coming. If I didn't know what they were actually saying, I probably wouldn't be able to make it out. Same for football games. ...
| Tiger Rant|| re: Pro Bowl role call Patrick Peterson says he played at "DBU"! - Douboy on 1/30/14 at 8:09 pm|
Damn. Beat me too it. ...
| O-T Lounge|| re: ASU Frat Suspended For MLK Party - Douboy on 1/25/14 at 11:55 am|
[quote]Don't these people know how fricking stupid they look?[/quote]
Oh, the irony!!...
| Money Talk|| re: Just bought my first stock as an individual investor..... - Douboy on 1/13/14 at 6:31 pm|
Congrats! Just curious, what is your age range ( or exact if you want to give it)?
Edit: I see 1980 in your profile.
| Money Talk|| re: Is There Any Good Reason to Convert a Term Life Plan to Whole Life? - Douboy on 1/13/14 at 1:34 pm|
[quote]I am thinking of getting some whole life to get more coverage and I want to use it as a savings/retirement plan.[/quote]
If you have the cash now, check out the "10 Pay" product from Guardian. You pay all of the premium up front with a guaranteed ROR over the life of the contract (not to m...
| Tiger Rant|| re: Spencer Ware Arrested - Douboy on 1/13/14 at 1:23 pm|
[quote]Good example why you get your degree. Your nfl days can be over in a heartbeat [/quote]
Tell 'em paw. Because we all know that you can never go back to college to get a degree. I'm sure he will have hundreds of other opportunities to make a boat load of cash at once. ...
| Money Talk|| re: Is There Any Good Reason to Convert a Term Life Plan to Whole Life? - Douboy on 1/12/14 at 11:15 am|
Most people will reply to this spewing out exactly what Dave Ramsey and most of the other personal financial gurus say. And most of them can't even afford the premiums on whole life.
I personally believe that whole life can be used as a piece of the overall strategy, especially if you are sitting...