| Money Talk|| re: Great Explanation of Yesterday's Market Sell-Off - Feed Me Popeyes on 3/14/14 at 8:57 am|
| Tiger Rant|| re: LSU & Syracuse working on home-and-home starting in 2015 - Feed Me Popeyes on 3/13/14 at 4:01 pm|
LSU in the Carrier Dome + stay in Finger lakes region = I'm in...
| Money Talk|| re: Anyone ever financed a home with a FHA loan? - Feed Me Popeyes on 3/12/14 at 4:15 pm|
I know you weren't actually meaning to yell at me. It's all good :cheers:...
| Money Talk|| re: Anyone ever financed a home with a FHA loan? - Feed Me Popeyes on 3/12/14 at 9:05 am|
[quote]I don't think the new FHA/MIP rules prevent you from eventually refinancing into a conventional loan though (assuming, of course, that you could get approved conventionally at a certain LTV). Not the cheapest solution, but likely better than paying MIP forever[/quote]
I tried researching ...
| Money Talk|| re: Anyone ever financed a home with a FHA loan? - Feed Me Popeyes on 3/11/14 at 3:16 pm|
[quote]Ok. My bad. I get those confused. The conventional you have the PMI(if you dont have 20%). With FHA, MIP. Now, if I'm not mistaken, you now have to pay MIP for the life of the loan with a ruling that past in 2013? Did you see my reason why I choose the FHA instead of the conventional? Mainl...
| Money Talk|| re: Best Online low-fee DIY Investing Site? - Feed Me Popeyes on 3/11/14 at 10:48 am|
Tradeking is $5 per trade. I use free resources for my analysis, but TK has a bunch of tools (graphing or otherwise) available for such purposes...
| Money Talk|| re: MCD - MoneyTalk's opinion... - Feed Me Popeyes on 3/7/14 at 11:06 pm|
[quote]Not much going on with this stock over the past year besides a slight downward trend. The "new" CEO has swung and missed a couple times (see 10 million pounds of unsold chicken wings), and there just seems to be zero buzz around this company right now. Other fast food companies are doing well...
| Money Talk|| re: Anyone familiar with Realty Income Corporation, NYSE: O ? - Feed Me Popeyes on 2/26/14 at 8:06 am|
Out of curiosity, why do you place importance on the dividend being paid monthly (as opposed to quarterly)?...
| Money Talk|| re: Anyone familiar with Realty Income Corporation, NYSE: O ? - Feed Me Popeyes on 2/26/14 at 2:44 am|
[quote]Someone correct me if I'm wrong, but REITs are required to distribute most if not all of their earnings as dividends. Not that it falls that far from a standard equity dividend growth strategy, but I wouldn't count on a consistent trend of growth in the dividends here like a blue chip stock. ...
| Money Talk|| re: Retirement; Know your number - Feed Me Popeyes on 2/25/14 at 11:00 am|
[quote]Does that include spending money? ie trips, shopping, etc? Or does that dirty number kind of figure in those other things? [/quote]
In order to be honest with yourself, you have to include everything you spend monthly (or plan on spending monthly) in order to have the life you desire i...
| Money Talk|| re: Retirement; Know your number - Feed Me Popeyes on 2/25/14 at 10:52 am|
A really quick and dirty calculation for getting "your number" is to multiply your monthly expenses (or anticipated monthly expenses) by 300. It's the reverse of the "4% Safe Withdrawal Rate" of which people often speak.
| Money Talk|| re: Anyone impacted by Target's network being breached? - Feed Me Popeyes on 2/22/14 at 9:03 am|
it impacted me insofar as I bought a bunch of TGT when it went under $56 a couple of weeks ago. Thanks, hackers...
| Money Talk|| re: KO - Is it a buy now? - Feed Me Popeyes on 2/19/14 at 12:32 pm|
KO appears overbought. In the same space, PEP looks a bit more attractive at the moment...
| Money Talk|| re: Investing in Retirement...........only care about dividends - Feed Me Popeyes on 2/19/14 at 7:07 am|
[quote]Do you have any idea why VDIGX performed so badly during the bull market run of the 90's? [/quote]
No, I just always go back 20 years when looking at dividend stability. I don't know much about this particular fund in the 90's
[quote]I myself would prefer to have the core holdings.
| Money Talk|| re: Investing in Retirement...........only care about dividends - Feed Me Popeyes on 2/18/14 at 8:03 pm|
[quote]So why would you do it like this rather than just buy into a dividend appreciation fund?
this is the opposing viewpoint
To underscore the poin...
| Money Talk|| re: What's your number? - Feed Me Popeyes on 2/18/14 at 6:57 pm|
[quote]Mine is prob low and I'm sure I'll get bashed, but if I had 1.5m stashed away, I think I'd be set.
I wanted to write a long reply, but I don't want to hijack your thread with my plans for early retirement. I'll make that thread sometime in the future.
Suffice to say, the w...
| More Sports Board|| re: Post Your MLB Fandom - Feed Me Popeyes on 2/13/14 at 10:25 pm|
| Money Talk|| re: Investing in Retirement...........only care about dividends - Feed Me Popeyes on 2/13/14 at 6:30 am|
You can be very successful with a dividend-based strategy. If you're going to attempt something like this, [u]stick to a framework[/u] built on a set of principles such as diversification, valuation, earnings potential, dividend analysis/monitoring (i.e. payout ratios), and dividend growth history....
| O-T Lounge|| re: Question about a trip to Chicago - Feed Me Popeyes on 2/12/14 at 8:06 am|
[quote] Not a steakhouse, but if you're wanting to try a gastronomic place and you're ok with spending $500 per person (and if you're on the OT then surely that's a normal night out), this is one of the highest rated restaurants in the country.[/quote]
Went to Alinea a few years ago. Food was inc...
| Tiger Rant|| re: lsu vs a&m feb 12 role call - Feed Me Popeyes on 2/11/14 at 11:30 am|
| Money Talk|| re: CPA or TurboTax - Feed Me Popeyes on 2/6/14 at 11:09 am|
as simple as your return will be, you could probably use TaxACT and do it for free
if you must pay for something, Turbotax...
| LSU Recruiting Board|| re: Special "Thank You" to contributors on this board - Feed Me Popeyes on 2/4/14 at 9:50 am|
[quote]I'm a lurker. I appreciate the inside scoop. [/quote]
| Political Talk|| re: What's happening in Maryland, 9 months after passage of strict gun laws? - Feed Me Popeyes on 1/31/14 at 8:41 pm|
ghetto trash gonna ghetto trash...but yeah it's been a bad month even by Baltimore standards
FYI - all but three (maybe four) of these have been in the 'hood...
| More Sports Board|| re: May UK may not make the tourney? - Feed Me Popeyes on 1/29/14 at 12:07 am|
given that the latest Bracketology had them as a #2 seed, I'm going out on a limb and saying this thread is a fail
| O-T Lounge|| re: What is the poopiest major city in the US? - Feed Me Popeyes on 12/31/13 at 7:47 am|
[quote]Well, your not going to find many spots worse than West Baltimore, but they have done a really good job cleaning up the city in the last 20 years. A ton of young people are moving into the city, and they are building a ton of shite.[/quote]
This. Baltimore is one of the most underrated cit...
| Soccer Board|| re: Michael Bradley On His Winning Goal for Roma (shot included) - Feed Me Popeyes on 11/1/13 at 7:49 am|
this is a way better version
[link=(https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hxYyetlncrE)]LEX LUTHOR! LEX LUTHOR![/link]...
| Money Talk|| re: Tips to make my wife a better grocery shopper and what is a reasonable budget? - Feed Me Popeyes on 10/31/13 at 6:49 pm|
[quote]My wife makes a menu for 4-5 weeks every month[/quote]
Mine does too. We like it better. Makes it way easier to shop, keeps us from going out to eat too much, and it takes away the nightly discussion of "what are we going to make for dinner?"
There are two of us and we spend about $...
| Money Talk|| re: Is there a better program out there than Mint.com? - Feed Me Popeyes on 10/21/13 at 3:33 pm|
Mr. Money Moustache liked Personal Capital
| Movie/TV Board|| re: Netflix Suggestions - Feed Me Popeyes on 10/19/13 at 5:14 am|
recently enjoyed a German crime thriller called [i]The Silence[/i]
| Money Talk|| re: Ever considered selling it all and moving..... - Feed Me Popeyes on 10/14/13 at 8:00 am|
if you don't plan on speaking the local language at a conversational level, don't bother. For probably a dozen reasons I can think of, you will never feel like anything other than a temporary visitor if you can't speak the language and speak it well.
best of luck. my Dad is considering a simi...