| O-T Lounge|| re: "Business" attorney recommendations? - Lsujacket66 on 1/17/15 at 12:19 pm|
| Money Talk|| re: Recommend a good business-related book - Lsujacket66 on 1/12/15 at 11:22 pm|
2 key business books:
How to Win Friends and Influence People
Who Moved My Cheese?...
| Money Talk|| re: Books: What have you read? - Lsujacket66 on 1/3/15 at 9:53 am|
[quote]I agree man. Honestly I'm half way through and it has changed my perspective for the better on a lot of things[/quote]
Will be great for you leading up to starting a new business, especially in the service industry. ...
| Money Talk|| re: Books: What have you read? - Lsujacket66 on 1/2/15 at 6:48 pm|
[quote]Currently reading "How to Win Friends and Influence People" by Dale Carnegie and it is hands down the best book I've ever read.[/quote]
man i read it about 6 months ago and changed my life. No other book should be read before this one if you want to be in the business world...
| Money Talk|| re: Is Mark Cuban onto Something? Student Loan Related - Lsujacket66 on 1/2/15 at 1:12 am|
Hmm seems it would be difficult to not make money shorting all the for profit schools. These schools are all the big guys that are on Wall Street.
Grand Canyon (could be iffy, they're going nonprofit)
| Money Talk|| re: Advice needed for situation.... - Lsujacket66 on 12/29/14 at 9:32 pm|
If i were you, either find a Vanguard fund you like, or what I would personally do is put about 25k each in companies like Exxon,chevron, shell, Altria, wells fargo, at&t, visa, coke, and wal mart.
All companies that are recession proof and will be around another 100 years. Set up a drip with ea...
| Money Talk|| re: Tax question as an independent contractor - Lsujacket66 on 12/29/14 at 1:27 pm|
No way you should be paying 35% of your income.
35% is not an unusually high amount of tax for a self-employed individual, especially one providing personal services. The 25% tax bracket starts at $73,800 for married filing joint. Combine that with approximately 15% self-employment t...
| Money Talk|| re: Tax question as an independent contractor - Lsujacket66 on 12/28/14 at 2:07 pm|
Max out IRA if you arent already.
If you are paying a CPA and he isnt doing a good job, fire his ass.
No way you should be paying 35% of your income.
Learn to buy shite. Whether you want that to be toys or investments in something like real estate or other business, never just willingly g...
| Political Talk|| re: It is sad that we have a $500 billion deficit with record high tax revenue - Lsujacket66 on 12/9/14 at 12:04 am|
our debt ratio isn't bad at all.... debt isn't our problem. Our problem is we aren't leveraging our assets to create growth...
| New Orleans Saints Talk|| re: De La Puente and Collins biggest offseason losses? - Lsujacket66 on 11/29/14 at 9:55 pm|
We miss Malcolm Jenkins a lot...
| New Orleans Saints Talk|| re: Tom Benson Donation To NFL HOF(biggest gift ever) - Lsujacket66 on 11/23/14 at 7:55 pm|
this is a donation so he is inducted before he dies... ...
| Money Talk|| re: Need CPA in Baton Rouge - Lsujacket66 on 11/18/14 at 11:34 am|
buddy of mine, super sharp and helpful. Should be able to help you with anything you need. ...
| New Orleans Saints Talk|| re: Roman Harper - Lsujacket66 on 10/31/14 at 1:29 pm|
Always thought he should have played weakside linebacker......
| New Orleans Saints Talk|| re: Best player on defense? - Lsujacket66 on 10/30/14 at 11:12 pm|
[quote]If we could pair a great ILB with Lofton, we'd be beastly.[/quote]
really wanted Mosley bad this past draft. ...
| Political Talk|| re: Vote fraud is happening everywhere....watch your votes carefully! - Lsujacket66 on 10/30/14 at 12:01 am|
[quote]I looked at rhe video and it looks like this guy is trying to touch the Dem candidate first with the tip of his finger.
Every voter should have a small " stick pen " or whatever they call it in order to vote.
I call BS on this guy though. Watch the tip of his finger.[/quote]
| Money Talk|| re: Anyone know anything about MotifInvesting.com? - Lsujacket66 on 10/27/14 at 1:23 am|
[quote]I never have.
From my brief initial look it seems that basically they're offering savings by spreading a transaction fee over a larger basket of stocks.
That's fair enough, but really this is just saving 20-30 bucks over the course of a year to pick a portfolio you happen to like. Not...
| Money Talk|| re: Consolidating Student Loans - Lsujacket66 on 10/27/14 at 1:16 am|
generally its not in your benefit to consolidate. This is called credit shuffling, and doesnt really benefit you unless you are getting some kind of government assistance with lowering the rate.
So our two loans at 6.8 and 7.2% consolidated into one at 4.15% was a bad idea? Got i...
| New Orleans Saints Talk|| re: Ingram looks faster and lighter than before. - Lsujacket66 on 10/26/14 at 11:47 pm|
did yall not see the lighter, quicker, and better vision in preseason? it was evident. had a very good first two games before the injury....
| Money Talk|| re: Consolidating Student Loans - Lsujacket66 on 10/19/14 at 3:21 pm|
generally its not in your benefit to consolidate. This is called credit shuffling, and doesnt really benefit you unless you are getting some kind of government assistance with lowering the rate. I'd suggest keeping them as is, pay the minimum payment on the lower interest rates and pay more on the h...
| Money Talk|| re: What is/was your plan to gain financial security? - Lsujacket66 on 10/19/14 at 11:35 am|
i think there are two rock solid easy ways to true financial security, investing in stocks with high dividend yields and putting money in every month, ( and dont touch it for 30 years). The other easy way is through rental properties. ...