| Tiger Rant|| re: Ben Hill Griffin visitor section - meldawg399 on 8/14/14 at 2:03 pm|
:rotflmao: 4-8 :bow:...
| Money Talk|| re: 401K vs Buying Home - meldawg399 on 8/11/14 at 9:19 am|
[quote]It's not really a bad move if you're taking the money out as a loan, you'll pay it back with interest - but only 13k shouldn't be much of a payment. You typically can only take out 50% of your funds.
You don't have to pay taxes if it's a loan - it's way better than a withdrawal, which I w...
| SEC Rant|| re: What was the most memorable upset you ever witnessed in person? - meldawg399 on 8/5/14 at 2:09 pm|
[quote]What was the most memorable upset you ever witnessed in person?[/quote]
2000 LSU/Tenn. in OT
I'd also say LSU/OU Sugar Bowl in '03. Couldn't believe we were in the game much less ended up winning it....
| Money Talk|| re: Anyone taken the CPA exam recently? (BEC) - meldawg399 on 8/2/14 at 3:14 pm|
Congrats to all who passed!...
| SEC Rant|| re: Say goodbye to your non-permanent cross-division opponent this year! - meldawg399 on 7/25/14 at 10:44 am|
[quote]good thing, stuff like that is cyclical and we dont schedule on a year by year basis[/quote]
I don't think you understand my point
[quote]other teams like their rivalry as well, besides these two games [/quote]
OM/Vandy & MSU/UK just want to preserve an easier schedule for their prog...
| SEC Rant|| re: Say goodbye to your non-permanent cross-division opponent this year! - meldawg399 on 7/25/14 at 9:57 am|
[quote]if yall want to play teams more often, just schedule them in non conference games. see how this works? [/quote]
The problem with the 6-1-1 model, that if a permanent opponent is in a historical spiral (like UT is), the other permanent opponent has one easier conference game each year than ...
| SEC Rant|| re: Say goodbye to your non-permanent cross-division opponent this year! - meldawg399 on 7/25/14 at 9:42 am|
[quote]6-0-2 or 6-0-3.
It's really not that hard to understand why 6-1-1 is retarded unless you're an idiot[/quote]
Go to 6-0-2 at the minimum. If Barn/UGA, Bama/UT, OM/Vandy, & MSU/UK still want to play every year, they can schedule each other as non-conference games in years where they don'...
| Money Talk|| re: Anyone taken the CPA exam recently? (BEC) - meldawg399 on 7/10/14 at 10:16 am|
[quote]Why did you pass these sections so many times? Just enjoy taking the tests?[/quote]
I was in Big 4 and we were required to take each part every year or get dinged on our evaluations for it. Never had time to study with my client load so I didn't pass until I got out. Once I got into indu...
| Political Talk|| re: And now on a personal note, I am done with Hobby Lobby - meldawg399 on 7/9/14 at 10:34 am|
[quote]Now, however, that they have succeeded in turning their religion INTO their business I can no longer support it. I can't support a religion that belittles women. [/quote]
I'm glad Hobby Lobby stands on the right side of history. You should get on the right side of history with them, Rex....
| Money Talk|| re: I've fallen on hard times, credit score has plummeted - meldawg399 on 7/9/14 at 8:44 am|
[quote]hospital bills [/quote]
depending on your income, you could qualify for the hospital's charity program. Most hospitals have an application and ask for past tax returns, etc., but if you qualify they could remove some portion of the balance. Also wouldn't hurt to call the charity department...
| Money Talk|| re: Anyone taken the CPA exam recently? (BEC) - meldawg399 on 7/7/14 at 12:47 pm|
[quote]Honestly, I thought BEC was, by far and away, the easiest of the 4 sections of the CPA exam. [/quote]
I finished about a year and a half ago. I passed BEC a couple times without studying for it (but I did have a Masters) and took 6 years to finish school so had a lot of electives.
| Tiger Rant|| re: When was the last time a team scored on a kickoff against LSU? - meldawg399 on 6/27/14 at 9:39 pm|
[quote]Didn't Dubose from UF run one back in the 2010 game in Gville?[/quote]
| Money Talk|| re: 401(k) advice - meldawg399 on 6/20/14 at 9:11 am|
[quote]They match 4% [/quote]
It is critical to contribute enough to get the full amount of the match; the younger you are the more time it has to compound....
| SEC Rant|| re: SEC teams Vandy beat in 2012/13: UGA, Auburn, Florida, Mizzou, UT, Ole Miss, UK - meldawg399 on 6/18/14 at 11:01 am|
[quote]Ole Miss (2-10)[/quote]
[quote]Ole Miss (6-6)[/quote]
:in before permanent crossover:...
| SEC Rant|| re: If there were to be an "American Football Cup" of teams between the states - meldawg399 on 6/17/14 at 10:17 am|
You'd also have Jacoby Jones at WR too for LA....
| SEC Rant|| re: If there were to be an "American Football Cup" of teams between the states - meldawg399 on 6/17/14 at 9:44 am|
[quote]QB- Peyton Manning, New Orleans (Tennessee)
HB- Eddie Lacy, Gretna (Alabama)
HB- Matt Forte, Lake Charles (Tulane)
WR- Mike Wallace, New Orleans (Ole Miss)
WR- Reggie Wayne, New Orleans (Miami)
WR- Reuben Randle, Bastrop (LSU)
OT- Greg Robinson, Thibodeaux (Auburn)
OG- Andrew Wh...
| Pelicans Talk|| re: Economic Impact of the All Star Game in New Orleans - meldawg399 on 6/12/14 at 11:16 am|
[quote]and, likewise, the firefighters' pension fund issue. [/quote]
That was the doing of the firefighters' pension funds investment committee. The city shouldn't have to bail them out of their bad investment decisions....
| Money Talk|| re: 401K vs House note - meldawg399 on 6/11/14 at 9:23 am|
[quote]Though personally I try not to think of my home as an investment. It IS - I know that - but we bought it because of its utility - not because it would appreciate in value. [/quote]
I think there are two types of real estate purchases. Investment purchases or luxury purchases. If you but a ...
| Money Talk|| re: 401K vs House note - meldawg399 on 6/10/14 at 5:06 pm|
If you end up in as good a spot as it sounds you'll be in, well done.
As for the question of:
[quote]Do I reduce my 401K contributions for 1 ½ - 2 years (contribute only to the match) and deposit the extra I take home into an account to add to my down pmt. Say if it amounts to $20K which woul...
| SEC Rant|| re: Of the 'Flagship' Schools in the SEC, which would the SEC gain from replacing? - meldawg399 on 6/10/14 at 3:55 pm|
[quote]University of Louisiana [/quote]
Why are you bringing Tulane into this?...