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re: Best Credit Monitoring/protection services? - JonTheTigerFan
Credit Karma and Credit Sesame both have free services that will alert you when you have changes in your credit. Credit Karma offers TransUnion and Equifax. Credit Sesame pulls from Experian. They both provide good information but just ignore the credit score because it may or may not be close to wh...
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re: Natchez, MS dinner recs needed - JonTheTigerFan
Pearl St. (Haven't been in a couple years though) The Castle at Dunleith Biscuits and Blues Fat Mama's for margaritas Went to Roux 61 a few months ago and was very disappointed. The service was very bad and the food wasn't much better. I've heard great things about it so maybe we went on a bad d...



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re: USW strike...** POSSIBLE END IN SIGHT ** - JonTheTigerFan
[quote]Looks like the vote for Convent is tomorrow and Norco Tuesday, at their respective Union Halls. [/quote] Are they getting any of the signing bonus they asked for?...
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re: USW strike...** POSSIBLE END IN SIGHT ** - JonTheTigerFan
[quote] First proposal was 0 0 0 [/quote] And the union's first proposal was 6/6/6. I'm pretty sure everyone expected they would meet in the middle....
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re: USW strike...** POSSIBLE END IN SIGHT ** - JonTheTigerFan
Well, I don't know what the NOBP agreement is but this is from XOM's batonrougecomplex.com website: A $2,500 Contract Bonus, if ratified on or before March 16, 2015. The Company also agrees to pay any lump sum ratification bonus paid as a result of 2015 NOBP negotiations – in addition to the ab...
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re: USW strike...** POSSIBLE END IN SIGHT ** - JonTheTigerFan
[quote] What is it? [/quote] At least $2500...
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re: USW strike...** POSSIBLE END IN SIGHT ** - JonTheTigerFan
[quote]Any signing bonus? [/quote] Yep. ...
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re: USW strike...** POSSIBLE END IN SIGHT ** - JonTheTigerFan
[quote]Drugs, theft, and intentionally falisifying documentation (which is hard to prove) are the only ones I have seen. [/quote] What about the guys who were fired for surfing porn on their work computer? The USW actually took those cases to arbitration because they "weren't warned" before they ...
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re: USW strike...** POSSIBLE END IN SIGHT ** - JonTheTigerFan
Like I said in this post: At some of the union plants, i.e. XOM Baton Rouge, the wage personnel are "Represented Employees" whether they're in the union or not. You can hire in and never pay dues but you're still represented by the union. They have a choice whether or not they join the union but ...
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re: Casino Winnings - JonTheTigerFan
[quote]When this happened to me they handed me my 1099 right there, I don't remember if they mailed one as well As a side note, you can counter those earnings with gambling losses[/quote] This happened to me as well but if you don't get one call the casino. Like he said, you can claim your ...
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re: Good website to check credit score? - JonTheTigerFan
You can get a free credit report from each of the bureaus once a year. If you want your real FICO score, which almost all lenders use, you will have to pay for it at MyFico.com. Some credit cards, such as Discover IT and Barclaycard give you a free FICO score every month with your statement. If you ...
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re: USW strike...** POSSIBLE END IN SIGHT ** - JonTheTigerFan
[quote]Well then get out of the union, yal are extremely well compensated for what yal do, this includes nonunion operators. And dont try and give me BS bc I am in the industry. [/quote] At some of the union plants, i.e. XOM Baton Rouge, the wage personnel are "Represented Employees" whether they...
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re: Gatlinburg, TN recommendations - JonTheTigerFan
Cades Cove, Roaring Fork Motor Trail, Old Mill....
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re: Credit Card Late Payment Help- OP Update - JonTheTigerFan
[quote]Regardless, 1 30 day isn't going to kill you. Call the company and make the payment. Talk to them to see if it's going to be reported. Explain your situation. Any good customer service rep should handle this in proper fashion. [/quote] You would be surprised how much of a hit your FICO sco...
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re: Looking at a used car at Brian Harris Chevrolet. What's their reputation? - JonTheTigerFan
[quote]After some haggling, They made me an offer for a car I wanted, I accepted it, and we shook hands on it. Then the big boss came down and said they actually couldn't make that deal. I walked out then and there and will not return[/quote] Had a similar experience there. They gave me a price i...
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re: Questions on Central Private School - JonTheTigerFan
[quote]Why the name calling and sensitivity? You must be bred and born in that shithole.[/quote] Not born there, no hospital that I know of. I moved from your neck of the woods to get away from all the white devils....
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re: Questions on Central Private School - JonTheTigerFan
[quote]90% white? Apparently you're not part of the white flight out of Central. They're invading Ascension and Livingston.[/quote] My second grader has 2 in her class (not that it matters except to a racist like you). My neighborhood is 1 black family for every 15 white families at least. You mu...
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re: Questions on Central Private School - JonTheTigerFan
[quote]Yea if youre cool with her going to prom with Jamal.[/quote] So you're too racist to send your kids to a school that's 90% white? I bet you're a real pillar or society....
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re: Credit Karma Accuracy - JonTheTigerFan
I was paying to get my FICO with alerts every time my score changed while I was building my house just to keep track and CreditKarma was always off by 40-50 points. Now I get my TransUnion FICO score with my Discover IT statement and it runs about 40 points higher than what CK shows. ...
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re: USW strike...** POSSIBLE END IN SIGHT ** - JonTheTigerFan
[quote]Where i work, salaried employees on TA are required to take fatigue days as well. And they arent compensated monetarily by any means for working every day during a TA event[/quote] What about "extended pay" for salaried employees where you work? It's pretty attractive these days for a FLS...
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