| O-T Lounge|| re: Anyone working the Sasol job in Lake Charles? - TheDiesel on 4/9/14 at 8:09 am|
Permitting is the issue right now. ...
| O-T Lounge|| re: Anyone working the Sasol job in Lake Charles? - TheDiesel on 4/8/14 at 10:23 pm|
| O-T Lounge|| re: Anyone working the Sasol job in Lake Charles? - TheDiesel on 4/8/14 at 10:15 pm|
| O-T Lounge|| re: Engineers/Construction Workers? - TheDiesel on 4/8/14 at 10:07 pm|
Unfortunately, work ethic is not taught in school and it shows. I grew up working construction and it is by far the best thing I could have done.
When the heat gets put on some people they just fold. It is what it is. ...
| Money Talk|| re: The Intelligent Investor - TheDiesel on 4/7/14 at 5:54 pm|
[quote]It helps if you have a general understanding of how the market works.[/quote]
I felt like A Random Walk Down Wall Street did a better job of this. Intelligent Investor has been a good read though....
| O-T Lounge|| re: PE exam Friday 4-11-14 - TheDiesel on 4/7/14 at 4:44 pm|
[quote]Just to make it clear, you will be able to take the test but not get the license. Still have to wait the 3 years, 4 months for that.[/quote]
Ok thanks. The lady at LAPELS seemed agitated to have to answer my question....
| O-T Lounge|| re: PE exam Friday 4-11-14 - TheDiesel on 4/7/14 at 2:52 pm|
[quote]No its not computer based until next year. And starting in September you will be able to take the pe once you graduate and pass fe. No more waiting to take the test but you still have to wait the time to get the license.[/quote]
I called LAPELS today to look into this and as of today you c...
| Money Talk|| re: What is the Money Board's opinion on high frequency trading? - TheDiesel on 4/3/14 at 5:50 pm|
Is anyone going to read Lewis's book? I don't know enough about HST to form a conclusion, but I have really enjoyed his books in the past. Hopefully it will be as good as 'The Big Short'....
| O-T Lounge|| re: Nike did something right with the Frees - TheDiesel on 4/3/14 at 4:45 pm|
Mizuno Kinvara 3/4's for me. My go to shoe for the last 3 years....
| Money Talk|| re: 401k Tax Deferment Max - TheDiesel on 4/2/14 at 5:04 pm|
I thought the $17,500 was a combined max for employee and employer. I feel pretty dumb now. ...
| Money Talk|| re: 2nd Interview with Halliburton - TheDiesel on 4/1/14 at 4:52 pm|
[quote]not the first time I've heard this. weatherford I haven't heard anything bad from people I know [/quote]
My roommate in college only lasted 6-7 months with Weatherford. He was getting married though so I guess he didn't like the constant travel. Not sure if he reads this board, but I think...
| O-T Lounge|| re: A few tips for any OT bar owners or future bar owners - TheDiesel on 4/1/14 at 4:35 pm|
Freds is the worst about the no door. ...
| Political Talk|| re: Philosophy vs Practicality. Would you compromise? - TheDiesel on 4/1/14 at 12:08 pm|
Then add the "fair" tax or whatever the pols call it nowadays to the table. Everyone pays the same rate.
| Political Talk|| re: Philosophy vs Practicality. Would you compromise? - TheDiesel on 4/1/14 at 11:54 am|
Single payer health care is not an option. ...
| Political Talk|| re: Paul Ryan proposes budget with 5 trillion in cuts over next decade - TheDiesel on 4/1/14 at 11:36 am|
[quote]cut Pell Grants for low-income students[/quote]
I think the better question would be why are Pell grants so easy to abuse? Schools like SUNO come to mind....
| Political Talk|| re: Exxon Report on Climate Change Risks - TheDiesel on 4/1/14 at 11:09 am|
[quote]Is Texas Wind Energy any cheaper? I don't hear Texans bragging about their electric cost[/quote]
My provider is Green Mountain Energy and is 100% renewable. It was cheaper than almost every other option I had. Honestly the 100% renewable isn't a big deal to me, but the price is legit.
| O-T Lounge|| re: Office Space around Baton Rouge ? - TheDiesel on 4/1/14 at 10:21 am|
[quote]Renovate those Jimmy Swaggart Bible College Dorms on Bluebonnet [/quote]
Those are a hotel now....
| Tiger Rant|| re: Anyone at TJ Ribs? Offer Mainieri some cheese for me - TheDiesel on 3/31/14 at 8:11 pm|
Is the show not on GeauxZone? I can't find it....
| O-T Lounge|| re: LSU MBA Program - TheDiesel on 3/31/14 at 4:31 pm|
[quote]The executive MBAs I have been looking at in Colorado do [/quote]
Unless the schools in Houston use different descriptions, Executive is 10+ years experience and the Professional one is 2+ years....
| More Sports Board|| re: Any apps or way to stream the Red Sox game tonight? - TheDiesel on 3/31/14 at 3:39 pm|
Today was his first big league at bat since 2011. He had a great spring and as long as the Sox keep him in a platoon he should stay healthy....
| Tiger Rant|| re: Tigers in the Majors / Minors - TheDiesel on 3/31/14 at 2:18 pm|
What is the word on Gausman? Any idea when he will be called up?...
| Money Talk|| re: How much do you save each month? - TheDiesel on 3/31/14 at 12:44 pm|
Haha no problem. My mom is a CPA and my dad owns his own small electrical contracting company so I grew up around saving. I enjoy planning so personal finance is a nice hobby to have and the money board is one of my go to areas now.
That doesn't mean I dont't have to fight off the ur...
| Money Talk|| re: How much do you save each month? - TheDiesel on 3/31/14 at 12:35 pm|
I don't make an over the top salary, but I do well for my age and my company gives out pretty solid raises/promotions for the first 5 years or so out of school. I make sure and put at least half of the raise into retirement accounts and my living expenses haven't changed much.
My company matches ...
| Money Talk|| re: How much do you save each month? - TheDiesel on 3/31/14 at 10:49 am|
I am 25 and on track to max my 401(k) next year. I opened my Roth last year and have maxed it out for the past 2 years.
Put ~$1000 a month into a taxable account and this is my 3-5 year midterm money.
I want to open another taxable account and try to put $100-$300 per month into it for a more...
| O-T Lounge|| re: Service department at locally known dealership in Baton Rouge - TheDiesel on 3/28/14 at 3:19 pm|
I follow the mfg maintenance schedule on my Tundra, but I use an independant shop. ...
| More Sports Board|| re: Steelers sign LaGarrette Blount to 2 year deal - TheDiesel on 3/28/14 at 2:54 pm|
What does this mean for Bell?...
| More Sports Board|| re: MJD signs 3-year deal with Raiders - TheDiesel on 3/28/14 at 2:52 pm|
I guess he will be the starter the second half of the season after Mcfadden gets hurt....
| Tiger Rant|| re: LSU Alumni Verification - TheDiesel on 3/28/14 at 10:40 am|
I updated my info. It takes very little time to do so and a simple no thank you for the directory is not the worst thing in the world....
| O-T Lounge|| re: What are some easy group III tech electives for EE majors? - TheDiesel on 3/28/14 at 10:10 am|
You need to choose electives that will be the most used in whatever field you choose, not what is the easiest. ...
| O-T Lounge|| re: Pics of camouflaged Lockheed plane factory during WW2 - TheDiesel on 3/27/14 at 8:23 pm|
I watched a doc on these guys on Amazon Prime. It was awesome...