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re: 401k vs.Student Loan question - TheHiddenFlask
There are almost no scenarios where it is a good idea to cash out your 401k. You're going to lose about half of it to taxes and penalties. ...
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re: Can a CPA do better than TurboTax in terms of getting maximum deductions? - TheHiddenFlask
Do you actually buy the software? If you just do it online it will tell you which one you need after you enter your info. There isn't any secret sauce in the higher levels. It's jus for more complex returns. ...
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LSU Recruiting Board
re: High-profile recruit Malik Newman still has an eye on LSU, several others - TheHiddenFlask
Isn't his dad an alum?...



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re: Which loan to pay off first? - TheHiddenFlask
He made a career off of evangelizing financially conservative principles mixed with psychological methods that work for people who have no basic concept of finance. His mantra is debt free living. I know a lot of people worth tens of millions of dollars that started with almost nothing. I do...
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re: Which loan to pay off first? - TheHiddenFlask
He made a career off of evangelizing financially conservative principles mixed with psychological methods that work for people who have no basic concept of finance. His mantra is debt free living. I know a lot of people worth tens of millions of dollars that started with almost nothing. I do...
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re: Which loan to pay off first? - TheHiddenFlask
The house note is still the higher interest rate. He HELOC option is just gravy. ...
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O-T Lounge
re: spin off. biggest check you ever wrote - TheHiddenFlask
Personally - 23,000 for my house down payment. Professionally - I'm a banker it would make the OT blush. ...
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Political Talk
re: Research shows strong welfare state leads to entrepreneurship - TheHiddenFlask
No. It's a chicken and egg problem. Except in this case you can clearly observe which came first and it's the innovation. Opportunity drives entrepreneurship. Look at lafayette and lake Charles. There is no difference between the cities as far as safety net, but lafayette is 10x more entrepreneu...
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re: The Most Valuable Resource of All. - TheHiddenFlask
There were a lot more people who just went broke shorting the market before the floor fell out. That's the problem with pure shorts. The market can stay irrational longer than you can stay solvent. ...
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re: Which loan to pay off first? - TheHiddenFlask
I'm yet to hear anyone give an actual reason as to why financing a depreciating asset is worse than financing an appreciating asset. It's like a snake charming preacher said it once to a bunch of people who had blind faith in his word and they went out evangelizing. ...
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re: Which loan to pay off first? - TheHiddenFlask
Paying the student loan is my first thought for a few reasons, but I think the best thing to do would be to pay down the mortgage first. This is because you can tap that equity with a HELOC if you need to. You can't tap the paid off student loans. ...
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Political Talk
re: Warren calls for end to "too big to fail". - TheHiddenFlask
[quote]Dodd-Frank is the textbook definition of crony capitalism. Under its rules, small banks struggle to keep up with regulation, while larger banks that can afford an army of accountants snap up the smaller banks that fail.[/quote] This is correct and I would know. The consolidation in the...
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Political Talk
re: 33 Strange Facts About America - TheHiddenFlask
China, Iceland, Canada, and Germany all have something in common that the U.S. does not. Also, let's not pretend like China's self reporting is worth the paper it's written on. ...
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re: Lending Club Strategies - TheHiddenFlask
Just a random mix. They did it to avoid the hedge funds with algorithms gobbling up the best loans and leaving the consumer side with the scraps. ...
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re: Lending Club Strategies - TheHiddenFlask
Institutional buyer platforms don't have access to the same loans as those that are posted on the individual investor site. ...
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re: Lending Club Strategies - TheHiddenFlask
I don't think that's right. ...
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re: Benefit of buying land directly from owner? - TheHiddenFlask
Not having a party in the transaction taking 6%...
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re: Benefit of buying land directly from owner? - TheHiddenFlask
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re: Lending Club Strategies - TheHiddenFlask
A's aren't worth the trouble. The rates are way too low. B's have been over targeted recently because they are the "safest" with a real return. C's and D's (particularly D's) are being skipped over by both the safety seekers and the yield pigs. Fs and Gs are complete crapshoots, but even with the hi...
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re: Lending Club Strategies - TheHiddenFlask
C and D ratings are the sweet spot for me. The 5 year notes are always disturbing because they are almost always carrying tight debt service. ...
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