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401k Traditional vs Roth 401k vs Post-86 - Kolbysfan
My company offers all three as well as 6% match and profit sharing which is deposited into the traditional. Presently, I contribute to the traditional first, till I have contributed the 6%. Afterwards I contribute the limit (5,000?) to the Roth. Once limit hit, I fall back to traditional. I a...
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re: Alexandria Egypt - Kolbysfan
Bechtel engineering. Building a LNG refinery. Drilling in Mediterranean Sea. ...
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re: Alexandria Egypt - Kolbysfan
Yes, it's a dump. Almost as bad as Malaysia(lived there 2 years). We have security so hopefully we will be ok. I plan to fly family out to Travel Europe, specifically Italy. I'd like to spend Christmas in Jerusalem....
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re: Alexandria Egypt - Kolbysfan
Easy there, I am in NO rush....
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re: Alexandria Egypt - Kolbysfan
Thanks. Several of those were on the list....
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Alexandria Egypt - Kolbysfan
Just arrived for business. I'll be here for ~12 months. What should I visit? ...
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WTB Rockets vs Grizzlies - Kolbysfan
Looking for 4 tix to the 15 October game in Houston. email me jeremyspears1979@yahoo.com I live in Houston....
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re: Question about Private School Tution - Kolbysfan
[quote]mom stayed at home while we were growing up. [/quote] My wife as well. So much value in this, immeasurable....
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re: Question about Private School Tution - Kolbysfan
Overtime...lots and lots of overtime. It's the sacrifice we have had to make. We stay out of debt as well. If we need a big purchase look for interest free sales. Cook at home rather than dine out. We don't buy the kids all their wants. Our focus right now is kids education and retirement....
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re: Question about Private School Tution - Kolbysfan
Not in Baton Rouge but in Houston. We've decided to pay for the extra expense of private school versus college. One or more may not want to go to college, at least this way a solid foundation was built....
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re: Oil falls below $30 barrel - Kolbysfan
So do I up the % going into 401k? Seems like good time to buy....
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re: Its 2016 and we still have 12+ hour flights - Kolbysfan
Houston to Dubai is misery, 14 hours. Then the connection flight to Malaysia is another 7.........
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re: Guns sales reach all time high! THANK YOU LIBERALS! - Kolbysfan
Depends on whose buying.....but second amendment.......
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re: OT Lounge: Club 1913 Weekend Update - Kolbysfan
That's not mark in the back ground. Mark is about 5'8 the guy in the pic is around 6'2. I can't recall his name but he does stunt work in movies. Both are from Denham....
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Hi 8 to digital format - Kolbysfan
I have dozens of Hi 8 I'd like to convert to digital. Outsourcing is costly, ~$20 per cassette. Any suggestion for DIY software? I have the original Sony Handycam and cables....
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re: Questions for the Miles supporters-no flame. - Kolbysfan
What is les's past tells you he will make any changes that actually make a difference? Excluding 2013, no matter what staff personnel, it's been the same song and dance....
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re: Obama warns Malaysians of American Pitfalls - Kolbysfan
He is revered in Malaysia. When Malays found out I was American he was always a topic of discussion....
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re: Terrorist attack in Paris; shooting/grenades at bar & soccer stadium - Kolbysfan
Malaysia is a dump. The Muslims, in general, are moderates...
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re: Maldives VP arrested in plot to assasinate Maldives President - Kolbysfan
Was there last summer. It is not a typical Muslim country. Most are not practicing. Don't recall the call to prayer....
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MBA vs MS in field - Kolbysfan
I have an AS in industrial technology and a BS in Occupational Health and Safety. I have worked in industry nearly 9 years. My company will reimburse me all costs. They are indifferent on which I choose. My thoughts are that the MBA would allow me to potentially cross into other fields and manag...
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