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re: Charlotte protest thread - lilsnappa
Here is a good follow to see what's going on [https://twitter.com/katie_levans?s=09)]Twitter[/link] I just landed in Charlotte about an hour ago. Drove across town, stopped at Whole Foods to grab some good and now I'm home. Didn't see any shenangians. Looks like it's all focused on the downtow...
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re: Rioting in Charlotte tonight due to cop killing man - lilsnappa
Police say he had a gun, his daughter said he was reading a book. Greaaaaaaaat...
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re: How many credit cards is too many? - lilsnappa
[link=(http://www.marketwatch.com/story/the-points-guy-brian-kelly-once-you-fly-first-class-you-cant-go-back-to-coach-2016-09-15)]The Points guy has 30 credit cards.[/link]...
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re: If you could go back to college, where would you want to go? - lilsnappa
[quote]Clemson[/quote] Have you been to Clemson? The town itself is like the Starkville of the SEC.. just not as terrible. ...
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re: Weekend Trips: Where to Go? - lilsnappa
Fly to Charlotte, rent a car and drive to Asheville Thank me later....
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re: Things you did in college to make money - lilsnappa
LSHAA Volleyball official. Good money for only a few hours in the evening. ...
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re: Claiming 1 vs Claiming 0 on taxes.. - lilsnappa
What I've experienced is that most HR systems aren't set up to pay bonuses correctly, or the HR people don't know how properly set up the tax with holdings for bonus checks. So when you get a bonus, the system thinks that's your new income (extrapolates the the bonus amount will be your new comp ...
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re: Claiming 1 vs Claiming 0 on taxes.. - lilsnappa
[quote] We did this and got fuuuuuurked[/quote] That doesn't make any sense. You mean you got to keep more of your money all year, but had to pay some taxes when you filed? The government is getting your $$ one way of the other, I'd rather keep as much as I can all year and then if I owe some...
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re: Completing a Detailed Monthly Budget - lilsnappa
Dan, YGM...
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re: Completing a Detailed Monthly Budget - lilsnappa
Just take a month or 2 and track every dollar you spend. I have been doing this for years and it really helps you better understand your spending habits/trends. Heres a link to a thread this the board had a few months back: [link=(http://www.tigerdroppings.com/rant/display.aspx?sp=59867518&s=...
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re: How do $40k a year millionaires pay for these swimming pools? - lilsnappa
[quote]It implies someone who makes 40k can't be a millionaire[/quote] If they finance $50k swimming pools while making $40k/yr, statistics say they will more than likely will not become millionaires....
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re: Buying into a business - lilsnappa
You need an attorney that specializes in Securities / business transactions....
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re: How do $40k a year millionaires pay for these swimming pools? - lilsnappa
$40k millionaire spending habits is the reason Dave Ramsey is a national brand by teaching simple (almost 8th grade level) financial principles. If you read any of the Thomas J. Stanley books on his research of Americans with >$1M net worth you will quickly understand that what someone can afford...
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re: How do $40k a year millionaires pay for these swimming pools? - lilsnappa
[quote], the list goes on and on for engineers[/quote] I agree that competent software engineers can make good money almost anywhere in the country. Just like a master electrician or welder does. But in the cities you mentioned, $150k/yr doesn't go as far as you'd think....
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re: 35 minute layover in Atlanta. Doable but asking for trouble? - lilsnappa
This is late but I'll reply anyway. I connected through ATL twice a week for over 2 years..over 100 times. You can make it from any gate to any other gate in that airport in 20 minutes. Remember that the boarding door doesn't close until 10 minutes before departure. If you're worried, ask t...
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re: Net Worth Positive - lilsnappa
[quote]loans behind assets should be taken out unless you add the asset value of your in also[/quote] Mint.com does a great job of visualizing all of the gives/takes of assets & liabilities and giving you an semi-accurate net worth number (if you can link all of your accounts) [quote]unless th...
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Net Worth Positive - lilsnappa
I know everyone's financial story is different, but at what point in life did you get to net worth positive? My wife just finished medical school a little over a year ago, I sold my house (that I shouldn't have bought so young) and now we're renting. Adding up all of our assets (Retirement/Sa...
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re: Trump said "When Mexico sends its people" - lilsnappa
Stick your finger down your throat,that may get it out......
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re: Medical residency spinoff. Rank the specialties - lilsnappa
It very much depends on your career goals and personality.. dermatology is considered most desirable bc of it's best quality of life aspects (no call/flexible schedule) + great pay. In most of the other specialties, the med student has the perception that they must choose between whether they wan...
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