| O-T Lounge|| re: Bachelor Party Camping Trip Ideas - Brummy on 7/9/14 at 8:14 am|
I would look into Fontainebleau State Park in Mandeville. We went there for my brother's bachelor party. We were tent camping, but they've got cabins and group lodges to rent and you're right on Pontchartrain for fishing. Plus you can cross the causeway and be in NOLA for a night if you wanted to...
| Money Talk|| Advice wanted on employee stock ownership plan - Brummy on 4/9/14 at 9:02 pm|
My company offers an ESOP with with a 15% discount on market price. I already max out my IRA and contribute to the 401(k). I want to make sure I keep my retirement funds diversified, but I feel like I'm missing out considering the discount. How much would be a good amount to contribute, if any? ...
| Tiger Rant|| re: Shavon Coleman Appreciation Thread - Brummy on 3/24/14 at 11:06 pm|
My favorite player on this team. :lsu:...
| Tiger Rant|| re: The student section was awesome tonight. We packed the house. - Brummy on 1/28/14 at 11:55 pm|
I agree - student section was great. They stayed loud and kept the team in the game when Kentucky started to make some runs....
| Money Talk|| re: What's your average 401k return? - Brummy on 1/26/14 at 3:51 pm|
34.03% in 401k, 34.5% in IRA...
| Money Talk|| Looking for help with homeowners insurance quote - Brummy on 1/25/14 at 10:43 am|
I've had my homeowners insurance with State Farm since I bought it in 2008. I'm refinancing right now and the lender I'm working with forwarded me a quote from another agent which is quite a bit less than what I'm paying now. The difference in the two makes me wonder if there's something that I'm ...
| Money Talk|| re: When do you contribute to your IRA? - Brummy on 1/22/14 at 7:25 pm|
| Money Talk|| re: New Checking Account - Brummy on 1/20/14 at 9:31 pm|
I moved my checking and savings accounts from Regions to Neighbors a few years ago and have no regrets. They've got the amenities of larger banks (good online banking system, mobile app with mobile deposit, good interest rate on rewards checking with reimbursed ATM fees)....
| Money Talk|| re: Property Tax - Re: Farm Animals - Brummy on 1/20/14 at 9:23 pm|
You could start with a call to the St. Tammany Parish assessor's office....
| Coaching Changes|| Mark Whipple hired again as UMass football coach - Brummy on 1/14/14 at 10:08 pm|
[quote]The University of Massachusetts has hired Mark Whipple as its football coach. He returns to the school he coached from 1998 through 2003 and led to the Division I-AA national championship in his first season.[/quote]
[quote]After leaving UMass, the 56-year-old Whipple worked as quarterbacks ...
| Money Talk|| re: Is there any way to buy stocks/ETFs without going through a broker? - Brummy on 1/10/14 at 5:53 pm|
E*Trade has some commission-free ETFs, but they charge a penalty for selling in less than 30 days....
| Money Talk|| re: Help with getting first credit card - Brummy on 1/10/14 at 3:40 pm|
| Coaching Changes|| re: Official Coaching Vacancy/Hot Seat Thread - Brummy on 1/9/14 at 10:28 pm|
[link=(http://www.cbssports.com/collegefootball/eye-on-college-football/24403450/uabs-garrick-mcgee-to-join-petrinos-louisville-staff)]Garrick McGee to Louisville - UAB now open[/link]...
| Money Talk|| re: Long Term Care Insurance... - Brummy on 1/8/14 at 12:00 am|
I've been told that you have to be careful with them as many policies are very limited on the providers that they will actually pay benefits to....
| Money Talk|| re: Neighbors FCU - Brummy on 1/7/14 at 11:45 pm|
[quote]I was looking at the rewards checking -- are the rates higher for the checking accounts than the savings accts or am I looking at it wrong? [/quote]
That's correct, on the first $10,000. It pays essentially nothing after that.
I bank with them. I haven't borrowed money from them, so I c...
| More Sports Board|| re: Rate your professional allegiances - Brummy on 12/31/13 at 8:54 am|
1) New Orleans Saints
2) New Orleans Pelicans
3) Philadelphia Phillies...
| O-T Lounge|| re: Mary Steenburger (61 yo) - smash or pass - Brummy on 12/27/13 at 11:49 am|
[quote]Didn't ted damson leave her for whoopie Goldberg?[/quote]
No, the Whoopie thing was before he married her. They're still married today....
| Money Talk|| re: Options for Salary payment - Brummy on 12/23/13 at 11:39 am|
[quote]Keep in mind, bonuses are taxed higher[/quote]
No, they're not. It's all wages.
The withholding rules are a little different, but it doesn't make a difference it terms of his actual tax liability....
| Movie/TV Board|| re: Escape from Tomorrow - Brummy on 12/23/13 at 8:37 am|
[quote]Columbia Law School professor Tim Wu does not think Disney would have any defensible intellectual property claim. "Though the filmmakers may have committed trespass when they broke Disney World's rules and if it violated the terms of entry on their tickets, the film itself is a di...
| Movie/TV Board|| Escape from Tomorrow - Brummy on 12/22/13 at 8:51 pm|
I came across the trailer for this movie and it looks interesting. It's an independent horror film set in Disney World and shot on location without authorization from Disney. Their website has a counter showing the time since it's been released that they haven't been sued.
It was shown at Sunda...
| New Orleans Saints Talk|| re: Official Game Thread | Saints 13 Panthers 17 | FINAL - Brummy on 12/22/13 at 2:17 pm|
Makes up for the BS call on Streif....
| Money Talk|| re: 401k loan default question - Brummy on 12/21/13 at 1:06 pm|
Was it an actual loan default? If they switched plans after the buyout, it's possible that they're considering it a deemed distribution since it wasn't paid off before the original plan was closed. ...
| O-T Lounge|| re: BRPD Union against St. George - Brummy on 12/21/13 at 10:53 am|
[quote]This question is a bit off-topic, but I haven't been able to find an answer elsewhere. I was talking about this with a BR resident that opposes, and he told me that state law requires incorporated areas to fund a Police Department. [/quote]
Sorrento recently shut down its police department t...
| O-T Lounge|| McDonald's has 10 million pounds of Mighty Wings it needs to get rid of - Brummy on 12/20/13 at 3:26 pm|
[quote]McDonald's Mighty Wings, which were released nationwide this September, turned out to be a major flop, and now the fast food chain has huge stockpile of frozen wings it needs to get rid of, the Wall Street Journal reports.
After purchasing 50 million pounds of the bone-in chicken wings, Mc...
| LSU Ticket Exchange|| re: LSU vs. UAB Men's Basketball - 3 Tickets - Brummy on 12/20/13 at 2:55 pm|
The ticket office still has some mid-level seats available. You could also probably find some good seats from the scalpers outside the PMAC - I find they're much more reasonable for basketball than football....
| More Sports Board|| re: Should Super Bowls be played on a Saturday? - Brummy on 12/18/13 at 6:54 pm|
I could get behind that....
| Tiger Rant|| re: Fehoko Fanaika to DT??? - Brummy on 12/18/13 at 6:48 pm|
[quote]Didn't they ask a player to switch a year or so ago to get playing time and the guy refused and I think maybe he transferred I was in texas then so info was limited. Was it Chris Davenport.
[/quote]Davenport was a DT in high school, moved to OL after he came to LSU, and then moved back to DT...
| Coaching Changes|| re: Gruden to Texas??? Yahoo article... - Brummy on 12/18/13 at 12:06 pm|
Jon Gruden is 50 years old, so we've got at least 10 more years of hearing his name come up for every available coaching job....
| SEC Recruiting|| re: Clifton Garrett commits to LSU / discuss the city of Baton Rouge here also - Brummy on 12/17/13 at 3:51 pm|
[quote]I actually have a friend that moved from BR to Oxford and she says Oxford is so much better than BR. No crime, people are friendly, a slower pace of life in a good way, etc.[/quote]
I'm not going to try and defend Baton Rouge crime, but this is a dumb comparison. Oxford has 20,000 people - ...
| LSU Recruiting Board|| re: 5 star MLB Clifton Garrett's a TIGER!!!!! Updated with articles and quotes - Brummy on 12/17/13 at 3:09 pm|