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re: Mid Size Pickup - Mazda?!? - Spirit of Dunson
Get it. I had a 1989 Mazda B2200 in college. Couldn't keep the women off me. It was insane....
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re: Credit score queston - Spirit of Dunson
[quote]The son needs to learn a lesson to pay his obligations on time.[/quote]I bet his son just feels terrible that his laziness cost his dad a 5% drop in his credit score. Huge life lesson for him. He will probably carry this shame to his grave....
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re: Your thoughts on car payments and such - Spirit of Dunson
[quote]Of course it will do better in the stock market (long term), but you gotta enjoy life a bit too right? [/quote]My thoughts exactly. I can also eat spam and toast every day and invest my food budget savings, but I choose not to. I put car purchasing strategy into the "[i][b]personal[/b][/i...
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re: Trump stomps on a woman - Spirit of Dunson
There's your problem. Try Bing....
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re: LSU fan in Spain - Spirit of Dunson
[quote]barcelona is the greatest city on earth[/quote]was in Barcelona last year and agree it is a great city. But we found Seville better. Either way, I find myself annoying my family the entire trip by singing "Red ships of Spain". I'm going to London, Italy, and Croatia later this year. I'...
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re: Catch or no catch? Quiz on NFL rules for a completion - Spirit of Dunson
I only did as good as I did since I remember the plays... but I also remember not agreeing with most of the calls. So, maybe if I were taking it cold, I wouldn't have done as well....
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LSU fan in Spain - Spirit of Dunson
Pre-emptive cool story, bro! I was at a tapas place in Seville, Spain yesterday. My son was wearing a LSU hat, and the waiter said "GO TIGERS!" in terrible English. He said he is a huge NBA and NCAA basketball fan, and loves LSU. I thought he was just being nice, but then he mentioned that he wat...
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Catch or no catch? Quiz on NFL rules for a completion - Spirit of Dunson
Thought this was a good little quiz on some interesting calls this year. [link=(http://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2016/01/29/sports/football/nfl-catch-rule.html)]NYT Catch or no catch quiz.[/link] Apparently, I suck at the rules of football....
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re: Those with children: how much are you saving per child for college? - Spirit of Dunson
3 kids. We started them each with a few thousand in a 529, then put about $200 per month each in the funds. As mentioned earlier, $25k per year for college would be cheap. And I understand that sentiment of "my pop didn't pay for my college, I worked my way through, a little debt never hurt anyone"....
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re: Question about Vanguard Mutual Funds - Spirit of Dunson
[quote]If you have over $50k to invest over and above your retirement funds, and are a "green" investor, you should talk to an advisor and make a comprehensive financial plan.[/quote]I do a bit of both. Maxed out IRAs and 401k. I have a financial planner that helps with 529bs for the kids, equities,...
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re: Can a single guy live like a king for 50k a year? - Spirit of Dunson
Just out of curiosity, what does live like a king mean to folks in this thread? Have any of you ever been to a castle? Have serfs? Tracts of land?...
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re: Tax board: official, how much you gettin back thread? - Spirit of Dunson
I won't know until mid-summer....
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re: Tigerland market owner fears for life, takes indefinite leave - Spirit of Dunson
[quote]whew. i thought we were talking about Raj for a second [/quote]I worked for Raj my senior year when I lived on Jennifer Jean. He was a great boss, and I always stop by and visit when I am in BR. Glad to know it isn't him that is leaving!...
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re: This appears to be more of a reckoning than a correction...my goodness, - Spirit of Dunson
gotcha. I am not so scientific (or superstitious). I set up an individual brokerage account with Vanguard last summer and perfectly timed the dip in August. 100% luck. I hope to replicate that with this one! My limiting time factor is the time it takes to transfer money between accounts (5 busine...
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re: Mattel Gives Barbie New Body Shapes, Lego gets a wheelchair - Spirit of Dunson
This is all a ploy to sell more Barbie accessories since the clothes won't fit the different body styles. But seriously, have you ever found a pair of jeans that fits just right? amirite girls?...
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re: This appears to be more of a reckoning than a correction...my goodness, - Spirit of Dunson
[quote]I'm holding my breath for you Russian but looks like your 3 naysayer criteria is holding some ground so far.[/quote]alright alright alright. What is the joke / criteria? I've seen it referenced in several threads, but am too lazy to do a post search. TIA Oh, and I just transferred a ch...
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re: How to sell myself for internship at career expo? - Spirit of Dunson
I've recruited there about a half dozen times for engineers (mostly chemical). I agree with most of what is said above. Dress nice (sport coat not necessary, but slacks and a button down would be good). Be personable. Smile. Ask questions. Make a few jokes. Have something interesting to say ...
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re: google stock - Spirit of Dunson
[quote]No reason to pay $120 for IBM when you can get 12+ shares of something else for the same price.[/quote]Exactly. This is why I only buy penny stocks....
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re: What is an appropriate amount of personal time to spend away from your family - Spirit of Dunson
[quote]My dad is what most would consider a workaholic. He was usually home by 6:30 or so,[/quote][quote]I literally stopped reading there[/quote] :lol: I get home everyday around 6:30, and feel like I have it on easy street compared to my previous jobs. ...
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re: What is an appropriate amount of personal time to spend away from your family - Spirit of Dunson
[quote] I don't play golf but make up for it with fishing and hunting[/quote]I don't golf, hunt, or fish. My running can take some time, but it is very flexible. I can run out when things are quiet in the house, or go early in the morning. My wife realizes that I don't have the other more time-co...
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