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re: Time for a career change. Advice? - lilsnappa
2 Books that will help you get focused on the right things: [link=(https://www.amazon.com/Days-Work-You-Love-Preparing/dp/1433669331)]48 Day to the work you love[/link] [link=(https://www.amazon.com/Power-Who-Already-Know-Everyone/dp/1599951533/ref=sr_1_1?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1500929396&sr=1-1&...
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re: List of businesses that soon will be coming to Baton Rouge area - lilsnappa
Have I missed something? I was sure I heard news of Top golf being built at the site of the old Time Picayune building in New Orleans... ...
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re: I spent two months interviewing to become a financial adviser... - lilsnappa
[quote]Teaching is average pay, but amazing retirement. Stick with it, and do something else on the side.[/quote] This is true IF the OP is the public school system......
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re: Tools to calculate Net Worth - lilsnappa
[quote]It's just annoying getting the calls from their "advisors" every so often[/quote] Thanks for the heads up. Was not aware of that, but it is a free (and ad-free) platform, so I figured there must be a rub somewhere. ...
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Tools to calculate Net Worth - lilsnappa
Long time[link=( Mint.com)]Mint[/link] user. I have my family's entire financial life linked and it does a good job of giving a net worth figure. Mint's biggest drawback (to me) is that the investment tracking is pitiful. I put a support ticket in and the rep actually told me they don't support the ...
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re: I spent two months interviewing to become a financial adviser... - lilsnappa
1) Autonomy - Sales 2) If you work harder, you get more money - Sales 3) Limitless potential - Sales 4) I'm ate up with the stocks - Not necessarily good for a career choice 5) I'm good at communicating difficult ideas (natural fit in that regard) - Sales 6) I love talking about finance - Sa...
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re: I spent two months interviewing to become a financial adviser... - lilsnappa
My uber driver on Monday was a high school band teacher. Smart guy, knew how to maximize his income by taking proper tax deductions from being a contractor. He had done his homework and is making a decent chunk of change in DFW area during the summer. What made you decide to pursue becoming a fin...
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re: I spent two months interviewing to become a financial adviser... - lilsnappa
You do realize becoming a financial advisor is not an easy path to better income, right? It usually takes a few years to build a client base and assets under management. And its definately not a given... Here's a book that could get you focused on the right things: [link=(https://www.amazon.com...
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re: I spent two months interviewing to become a financial adviser... - lilsnappa
Did you take the Cfa exam? What took 2 months? ...
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re: Flying with infants - lilsnappa
I fly ever week of my life. There is nothing more miserable than a screaming baby on a plane. That being said, I haven't heard one in years because I own a decent set of headphones. If you get on a plane without a good set of noise canceling headphones, that's your fault. ...
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re: How much do you think about money? - lilsnappa
I spend alot of time thinking/reading/researching about personal finances. There's not a bunch of things in life you can control, but financial decisions you make throughout your life are something you can control. Decisions I made in my 20s are already beginning to pay off in my 30s. That being ...
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re: San Fran to San Diego and inbetween (8 nights) - lilsnappa
Had some friends that just did this. Parts of Hwy1 up the coast have been washed out recently, so you can't make it to Big Sur from the south without having to detour way around. May want to check for updates on that. ...
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re: Meeting the CFO of my company - lilsnappa
Ask him how much the company spent with McKinsey last year. Prepare to puke....
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re: National Whitewater Center Charlotte, NC - lilsnappa
That's a year old......
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re: A world outside of 225 - lilsnappa
Moved to Charlotte 2 years ago after 30 years in Louisiana. Don't regret it for one second. Direct 1.5 flight to MSY, 4 real seasons, in a couple hours you can be in the mountains (Asheville) or on the coast (Charleston). Have been debating moving back to be closer to family (that will never...
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re: National Whitewater Center Charlotte, NC - lilsnappa
This link should give you enough information to plan the trip, I love this place. [link=(https://www.charlotteagenda.com/95463/whitewater-center-guide-2017/)]Charlotte Agenda Article[/link]...
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re: thoughts on Big Cedar Lodge, MO? - lilsnappa
1) Rent boat, enjoy Table Rock Lake 2) If you have a day, go to Silver Dollar City...
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Fishing Log/Journal apps - lilsnappa
I need it to do 4 things: 1) Log weather/tide conditions & Track GPS position 2) Input bait/notes from trip 3) Extract/analyze historical data for patterns/trending 4) Share information socially (with family only - not the whole world) Been searching around the interwebs all day. Seems lik...
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re: Those that travel for your job - Expense Reporting question - lilsnappa
I use an app called Camscanner. Open App, take pic of receipt(s), email the pics to myself in .pdf format. Quite simple....
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re: How Much "Play" Money At The End of The Month - lilsnappa
[quote]Then please explain how else you are supposed to plan?[/quote] I think this was misinterpreted. I didn't mean that he shouldn't complete the exercise that he did, I simply mean that if you are paying attention to your spending you shouldn't be surprised about how much you have left each mo...
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