| More Sports Board|| re: Week 30 of 52 Weekly Golf Thread - nelatf on 7/22/14 at 7:22 pm|
Shot 83 at peninsula today. Was going to play at Kiva but they sanded the greens.
Hole #7 that is back by the bay is a damn beautiful hole....forgotten how nice that hole is....
| More Sports Board|| re: Week 30 of 52 Weekly Golf Thread - nelatf on 7/22/14 at 1:23 pm|
[quote]When you post in here it is usually followed by a hot, half naked chick related to golf in some way. Where is she?[/quote]
| More Sports Board|| re: Week 30 of 52 Weekly Golf Thread - nelatf on 7/22/14 at 9:18 am|
Headed out to kiva to break 80 today.
| Money Talk|| re: Capital One Checking/Savings setup bonus? - nelatf on 7/20/14 at 7:28 pm|
I really dislike capital one.....
.....the customer service is parallel to comcast....
| More Sports Board|| re: Week 29 of 52 Weekly Golf Thread: The Open Championship Issue - nelatf on 7/20/14 at 7:08 pm|
Doubled the last three holes.
Three putted the last par 5 for par......what could have been......
| Outdoor Board|| re: Benelli Super Vinci - nelatf on 7/18/14 at 12:13 am|
[quote]A400 Xplor KO.[/quote]
This - had mine for a couple of seasons now and it simply the best duck hunting shotgun available today.
| O-T Lounge|| re: Can someone summarize the St. George thing for me - nelatf on 7/16/14 at 2:38 pm|
[quote] And my kids will stay in private schools. [/quote]
The bigger picture item is some type of state tax credit is offered up to offset private school tuition.
That idea has more steam than one would think.....and it culls any talk of a "new city" or new school zones. It helps slow the fl...
| More Sports Board|| re: Brett Favre wouldn't let his "son" play football - nelatf on 7/16/14 at 11:38 am|
So, his nephew plays at Miss St, he coaches high school football, he uses his football status to raise money for charities....maybe Favre meant not play in the NFL?
The NFL is a very physical association and the strain on a player's body is great....
| Money Talk|| re: Fideity Funds for Roth - nelatf on 7/14/14 at 2:48 pm|
How old are you? That matters.
30 years out?
FBIOX - 10%
FSTVX - 90%
Move from the fbiox to the SPHIX gradually as you get older.
| Money Talk|| re: Thinking of buying a lot in Copper Mill. - nelatf on 7/14/14 at 2:43 pm|
Do not purchase a lot in a golf community subdivision. Wether it is primary or secondary residence, I have seen the loss of value too many times.
Even Louisiana's "most prestigious" course is having trouble selling lots right now.
| Money Talk|| re: success at using deposits with a phone - nelatf on 7/11/14 at 4:12 pm|
It is not your phone - it is chase.
When taking the picture, get close enough that a small part of left and right boarders do not show....snap the pic...for some reason when chase's software processes the pic it make it smaller - and the numbers are not picked up correctly it at all....
| Food and Drink Board|| re: I restored this 25 yr old grill... - nelatf on 7/6/14 at 2:04 pm|
Great job.......I am in the middle of restoring an old Vermont castings has grill....shoulda been taking pictures......
| Money Talk|| re: Anyone taken the CPA exam recently? (BEC) - nelatf on 7/6/14 at 10:37 am|
My bec exam threw me for a loop - the first 15 questions I was not ready for.
Computation was 65% of the exam.
| Money Talk|| re: Dow to open above 17k - nelatf on 7/3/14 at 3:37 pm|
Strong 1st half of 2014.
I have cash and need some bears to make blood on the street....
| Money Talk|| Retirement - how long until you hang it up? - nelatf on 6/27/14 at 9:14 am|
Approximately 262 more months for me.
That is at my current monthly savings level and estimating a 7% return...anything more than that is gravy....and I hope I can cut into those 262 months as I move up in the work world.
Having a plan is the most important part....the short term temptations...
| O-T Lounge|| re: Best Grocer in Shreveport? - nelatf on 6/25/14 at 7:05 pm|
[quote]or go to maxwells h[/quote]
This is the answer ...
| Food and Drink Board|| re: Jalapeño and cream cheese stuffed Boudin balls - nelatf on 6/23/14 at 11:28 pm|
[quote]When did the whole cream cheese jalepeno bacon combo become a thing[/quote]
That has been happening at duck camps in mer rouge and hwy15 for the last 25 years....at least.
It started with dove breasts and moved on from there. Another Mecca original....
| Food and Drink Board|| re: Johnny's Pizza. What do you guys think? - nelatf on 6/23/14 at 11:48 am|
[quote]Teach me how to be as cool as you[/quote]
I simply avoid acting like you.
Damn this pizza is good....
| Money Talk|| re: LSUS Online MBA Reviews - nelatf on 6/23/14 at 11:24 am|
Go the executive MBA route. Meet people that want to succeed and advance.
Connections are the most valuable takeaway from MBA classes....don't be limited by online classes.
| Food and Drink Board|| re: Johnny's Pizza. What do you guys think? - nelatf on 6/23/14 at 11:21 am|
[quote]Johnny's Pizza. What do you guys think?[/quote]
I think I am headed there for lunch now. Good way to recharge the batteries after kick starting the week with a bang.
| Money Talk|| re: Student Loan Advice for a Law Student - nelatf on 6/20/14 at 3:30 pm|
[quote]I worked 20 hrs as 1L (non legal), 40 hrs as 2L (20 legal, 20 non legal) and 20 hrs as a 3L (legal). I wasn't top 10 or anything, but I also got married and had a kid as a 2L. [/quote]
I am smart and would not be able to pull that off in my...
| O-T Lounge|| re: Its Friday time for lunch!!! - nelatf on 6/20/14 at 11:41 am|
| Money Talk|| re: June 18 Fed Meeting - nelatf on 6/20/14 at 10:22 am|
This thread makes me realize that my accounting skills do not translate into true financial abilities.
In fact, this thread makes me feel stupid for not better educating myself in this field.
So...if I think there will be a downturn in the general economy and stock market in the next 8-14 mont...
| Money Talk|| re: June 18 Fed Meeting - nelatf on 6/19/14 at 11:30 am|
[quote]This should get interesting. FWIW, I have a lot of cash on the sidelines right now. [/quote]
I have SOME cash.....is now the time to cash in and wait for the fall?
Every qualitative factor tell me yes but I am not smart enough to quantify it on paper....
| Food and Drink Board|| re: Outdoor Kitchen must haves - nelatf on 6/17/14 at 7:30 pm|
[quote]Roof may be changed out. Trying to decide on architectural shingle vs. metal / tin roof. Depends on the look and feel my wife wants to accomplish with the theme of our house. [/quote]
Go with metal...based on that location you will have asphalt run off into your pool.
| Money Talk|| What is your largest single holding? - nelatf on 6/17/14 at 11:56 am|
Stock and Mutual Fund?
For me it is 310 shares of XOM.
Fidelity Spartan Total Market Fund
I plow my twice a month 401k contributions into the fund. It has worked out well so far.
| Money Talk|| re: Delivering Pizzas For Extra Dough - nelatf on 6/17/14 at 12:04 am|
[quote]Heres two recent hauls: [/quote]
You kick ass!!! I need to learn your coupon ways....
| Money Talk|| re: Delivering Pizzas For Extra Dough - nelatf on 6/17/14 at 12:01 am|
I am not going to read the replies.....but almost positive this has been typed... Focus on cutting expenses.....you make good money.
My expense cutting:
Storage unit 100 a month
Gym (doing outside things now) 55 a month
Golf - I am cutting back on golf 150 a month ( my true money pit)... Kee...
| Money Talk|| re: Spinoff: Ways to earn extra money - nelatf on 6/16/14 at 11:48 pm|
Check with local radio stations.
I did radio work as a side job years ago...a studio engineer will make decent money....and your training will take about 30 minutes.
With high school and college football coming up, Friday and Saturday nights will have openings.
The job is easy...listen for ...
| Money Talk|| re: Land Financing Question/Help - nelatf on 6/13/14 at 4:17 pm|
[quote]My wife and I have 50 plus acres in a trust[/quote]
Tell us more about that trust - thanks....