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re: Who is watching the Trump Lincoln Memorial concert right now? - PlanoPrivateer
Sam Moore (of Sam and Dave) knocked it out of the park with his rendition of America the Beautiful. 80 something years old....
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re: Gun Store Attempted Robbery- You can Guess the outcome - PlanoPrivateer
Have the police arrested the second robber?...
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re: "Going last at Sessions hearing like ‘being made to go to the back of the bus’" - PlanoPrivateer
I guess he ignored the gentleman that spoke after him. Because he was not in fact last....
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re: What do you do when a woman has a messy room? - PlanoPrivateer
We had this problem with my daughter sometime during her high school years. She wouldn't even bring her dirty clothes down stairs. One day when I walked by and saw a 3 foot high pile of dirty clothes, I said enough. I took the door off its hinges. It worked. Teenage girls want a door on their ro...
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re: I'm a YNAB geek. - PlanoPrivateer
[quote]. I got my head out of the sand, paid the stupid debt off. 2. I got on a realistic budget and started using YNAB. 3. I started learning how to invest. 4. I'm saving nearly 40 percent of my income. Compound Interest is the best thing in the world. [/quote] Thanks for the reply. From negati...
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re: Jamal Adams 4th down stop - PlanoPrivateer
Good observation. I wonder how much Dave Aranda game plan had to do with this?...
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re: I'm a YNAB geek. - PlanoPrivateer
[quote] to increase my net worth from negative (CC debt) to north of $500k in four years[/quote]Without giving personal info generally how did you do this? ...
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re: hubig''s Apple Pie - PlanoPrivateer
Put it back in the freezer....
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re: Organic farm internship - PlanoPrivateer
He should check out Rodale Institute in Pennsylvania. This is the same family that publishes Organic Gardening magazine. ...
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re: Belk Bowl---Arkansas vs Virginia Tech - PlanoPrivateer
What does Arkansas do at halftime? Pot, coke, something else? Damn....
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re: Belk Bowl---Arkansas vs Virginia Tech - PlanoPrivateer
It wasn't a fumble. It was a muff. Loose ball when the inadvertent whistle was blown. Team last in possession (Arkansas)has the choice. If the announcer is correct when he says the rule was changed this year then I am incorrect in the above. But it was a muff not a fumble. Edit to add they th...
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re: Vanguard three fund question - PlanoPrivateer
[quote]I know the bond fund would be better in a Roth [/quote]Please give me your thoughts on this. I have my bond funds in a traditional IRA and as much as possible my stock funds in my Roth. My reasoning is that over a long period of time my stock funds theoretically should grow more than my bon...
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re: Vanguard three fund question - PlanoPrivateer
I wouldn't split the Target Date Fund 2055 into the other 3 until you have enough to put at least $10,000 in each of the three. Each of the 3 has a $10,000 minimum for Admiral Shares which gets you a lower expense ratio. Or, move the $11,000 to the VTSMX which has an expense ratio for Admiral Share...
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re: Question about Mortgage - PlanoPrivateer
[quote]Are the prepaid expenses reasonable? [/quote] Probably are. It depends on how much your property taxes are expected to be and the cost of your homeowners insurance. [quote]Can it be negotiated? [/quote] Not really but you can appeal the amount of your property tax. I have done that fro...
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re: Anybody got a good Oyster Patty recipe - PlanoPrivateer
My married daughter made her first batch of Oyster Patties based on her love of my wife's who learned from her mother. Her first attempt for Thanksgiving this year turned out very well. Living in north Texas my wife uses Pepperidge Farms Puffy Pastries. My kids would rather eat the oyster patties...
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re: California secession organizers say they've opened an embassy -- in Moscow - PlanoPrivateer
I went to their website. There is a page where you could donate to the organization. I resisted a strong temptation to donate....
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re: Question about Jerry Jones Grandson? - PlanoPrivateer
I've seen him play twice this year once at home and once on the road. He is a little on the small side. But he is tough, smart, throws a decent pass, good pocket presence and appears to be a leader. The only negative as a quarterback that I've observed is his size. I'd also be questioning his up...
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re: Seeking Investment Advice for Parents - PlanoPrivateer
[quote]Dad has been maxing his 401k for 10 years now[/quote]If this is accurate then they should be in good shape. $18,000 per year plus an additional $6000 catch up allowed for those over 50. Being in their 50's I would split it between Vanguard Index 500 fund and a low duration broad based bond...
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re: Loyola student/JPSO deputy shows up for class armed and in uniform - PlanoPrivateer
Did this make the local news in NO? I just saw it on Fox business. Loyola should give Sgt Collins a scholarship....
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re: Paying your credit card each month - PlanoPrivateer
I can think of only two reason to pay all or part of your credit card balance early. One, you will be traveling for an extended period of time and don't want to worry about the due date. Of course, with electronic banking you can fairly easily pay from anywhere. Two, you plan on making a large pu...
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