| O-T Lounge|| re: Will be in Houston in three weeks. What are the best bars and strip clubs? - LSUTOM07 on 7/17/14 at 7:39 pm|
Will also be in Houston for one night tomorrow. Where to go on a Friday night? Will be staying near the galleria...
| Money Talk|| re: Simple Roth 401K Question - LSUTOM07 on 7/11/14 at 10:51 am|
What you have posted is about a Roth IRA. Are these the same exact rules for Roth 401K?...
| Money Talk|| Simple Roth 401K Question - LSUTOM07 on 7/11/14 at 10:21 am|
I understand that contributions to a Roth 401k are taxed before the money is contributed into the account. When making withdrawals after retirement, how are the earnings taxed? ...
| Money Talk|| re: Funding Loyal3 with credit card - LSUTOM07 on 7/6/14 at 9:57 pm|
[quote]$50 per transaction[/quote]
Well that changes things a bit...
| Money Talk|| Funding Loyal3 with credit card - LSUTOM07 on 7/6/14 at 9:45 pm|
I have been reading on Loyal 3 which offers no fee investing for certain companies. I read it can be funded with a credit card. Is this an easy way to get credit card rewards or am I missing something?...
| Money Talk|| re: ATL Condo Purchase - LSUTOM07 on 6/12/14 at 9:08 am|
[quote]Unless you are going to be in the area for at least 5 years, I would not buy anything. [/quote]
Why do you say this? If I buy I would not plan to sell if I move. ...
| Money Talk|| re: About to lease a car...any tips before I pul the trigger? - LSUTOM07 on 6/12/14 at 7:02 am|
[quote]A lease is never financially smart[/quote]
I don't see why people continue to say this on here. For someone who would like get a new car every few years, a lease is the best option. Not everyone wants to ride in a beater until the wheels fall off....
| Money Talk|| re: ATL Condo Purchase - LSUTOM07 on 6/12/14 at 6:59 am|
[quote] Sure, it will be $900+ if you live alone[/quote]
$1050/month for a 1 BR is about the cheapest I can find in a safe place with a decent commute. I am currently spending $1250/month on a 1 BR. ...
| Money Talk|| re: ATL Condo Purchase - LSUTOM07 on 6/11/14 at 2:13 pm|
Thanks for the advice!...
| Money Talk|| re: ATL Condo Purchase - LSUTOM07 on 6/11/14 at 1:52 pm|
Can you elaborate on your thoughts about the Atlanta condo market. I feel like the market has been depressed for quite sometime and if I plan to hold, it can only hold value or go up. I can't see one bedroom condos going much cheaper than they are now.
It is very hard to justify spending over 1k...
| Money Talk|| re: ATL Condo Purchase - LSUTOM07 on 6/11/14 at 1:35 pm|
I would like a 2 bedroom simply because I think resale will be easier and I could possibly rent it out in a few years. Price point is between 85k-115k. I'm 23 graduated 6 months ago and will be in atlanta for sure for the next 2.5 years.
I am looking in the dunwood/sandy sprigs area but I am wor...
| Money Talk|| ATL Condo Purchase - LSUTOM07 on 6/11/14 at 1:11 pm|
I am looking to buy a condo in Atlanta within the next 6 months. Rent is outrageous within the perimeter. I do not have 20% to put down to avoid mortgage insurance. What type of loan should I look into with a small down payment that does not have PMI throughout the life of the loan?
Any other su...
| Money Talk|| re: Managers not MBA's - LSUTOM07 on 5/28/14 at 7:34 am|
If your employer is willing to pay for your MBA, why would you not get it? I can't imagine anyone saying, "Damn.. I really regret getting that free MBA." It's all about you you put into it. The MBA will do nothing but give you more opportunity in the future if you have the right mind set. ...
| Money Talk|| re: Refinance student loan - LSUTOM07 on 5/15/14 at 2:41 pm|
[quote]I don't have the extra cash to put toward the loan [/quote]
Either manage your money better or man up and get a side job to pay the loans of. $170 is a joke ...
| O-T Lounge|| re: Who has experienced the British Virgin Islands? - LSUTOM07 on 5/11/14 at 4:05 pm|
Who did you both go through? I think this would be the way to go. We stayed on at john last trip and took the boat born to rhumb island hopping but that wasn't exactly cheap either...
| O-T Lounge|| re: Who has experienced the British Virgin Islands? - LSUTOM07 on 5/11/14 at 3:47 pm|
[quote]Gotta 42 power cat, The Moorings. [/quote]
How much would this cost? Considering something similar for a honeymoon. Have stayed in st.john once before ...
| O-T Lounge|| re: UGA Professional MBA School - LSUTOM07 on 5/8/14 at 2:42 pm|
Thanks for the input...
| O-T Lounge|| re: UGA Professional MBA School - LSUTOM07 on 5/8/14 at 2:36 pm|
[quote]I had a buddy recently consider it before just going back to full time in Athens[/quote]
I considered this but I don't want to miss out on the 2 years of work experience and the full time pay this early in my career. ...
| O-T Lounge|| re: UGA Professional MBA School - LSUTOM07 on 5/8/14 at 2:32 pm|
I believe they have one in Gwinnette also. I don't think they offer a professional MBA program in Athens...
| O-T Lounge|| re: UGA Professional MBA School - LSUTOM07 on 5/8/14 at 2:23 pm|
Why do you say it's perceived as below the namesake school?...
| O-T Lounge|| UGA Professional MBA School - LSUTOM07 on 5/8/14 at 2:15 pm|
Does anyone have any experience with UGA's Professional MBA school located in Buckhead? I am considering making the investment but I have not spoken with anyone that has participated in the program. ...
| Money Talk|| re: From Salary to Small Business Owner - LSUTOM07 on 5/6/14 at 7:42 am|
[quote]not banking $750K a year, which would have likely been impossible, or killed me.[/quote]
This is the only thing that makes me wonder when is it worth it to own your own business. I have an engineering degree and can make a comfortable 6 figure salary working 40 hours a week with great bene...
| Money Talk|| re: From Salary to Small Business Owner - LSUTOM07 on 5/5/14 at 8:58 pm|
[quote] I'll give a different perspective. I made the jump 2.5 yrs out of college and gave up a good job and excellent salary for my age. [/quote]
I will be in a very similar position if I decide to take that route. Thanks for the input. Knowing my personality, I'm afraid I will have the exact op...
| Money Talk|| re: From Salary to Small Business Owner - LSUTOM07 on 5/5/14 at 3:19 pm|
What business sector if you don't mind me asking? That seems insane to me!...
| Money Talk|| re: From Salary to Small Business Owner - LSUTOM07 on 5/5/14 at 2:23 pm|
I'm assuming you had the same situation broke? ...
| Money Talk|| re: From Salary to Small Business Owner - LSUTOM07 on 5/5/14 at 1:10 pm|
After saving a years salary, how did you go about funding your startup?...
| Money Talk|| From Salary to Small Business Owner - LSUTOM07 on 5/5/14 at 10:52 am|
Looking for some insight from the MT on how some of you made the switch from full time salaried employment to owning your own business. I feel like unless I had a year or two salary saved, plus financing for the business, this is a very difficult switch to make. How did you do it?
| Money Talk|| re: Recently accepted a Job in ATL. Questions about starting out. - LSUTOM07 on 4/28/14 at 9:01 pm|
[quote]Don't throw said budget out the window once you start dating attractive women[/quote]
Terrible advice IMHO. If you are doing better than most starting out enjoy the hell out of it. Run up a bar tab every now and then and treat an OT 7 to a nice dinner if she bangs like a puma. Just dont ma...
| Money Talk|| re: Advice about leasing a car? - LSUTOM07 on 4/19/14 at 5:51 pm|
How do the taxes work with a lease??...
| O-T Lounge|| re: Worst impulse purchase you've ever made? - LSUTOM07 on 4/19/14 at 1:42 pm|
[quote] #3) my BMW M6...which is for sale. [/quote]
Care to explain?? That car looks amazing!...