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re: Financing a purchase via 0 interest credit cards - Big Saint
[quote]The downside is that your utilization will be too high.[/quote] That's only a factor if he plans on buying a house soon. Other than that it wouldn't negativity affect him. Assuming he already has a 700+ score of course....
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re: Credit Card Rewards and Points Discussion - Big Saint
[quote]And this also include any Award stays (unlike Marriott).[/quote] Actually this counts towards status on Marriott as well now. New change sometime last year. Not that I disagree with anything else you said as he should stick with SPG for now....
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re: home audio question - Big Saint
A 4 zone system is not just a simple system. You will be needing multiple receivers for sure especially because it doesn't sound like you're going to pony up for one that can do 3 zones by itself. ...
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re: What Would You Invest $25,000 In? - Big Saint
[quote]Fair enough. What would you do with it?[/quote] Do you have any other investments? I'd personally open an account at Fidelity or Vanguard and get in a couple broad market funds that have no commissions and low fees. They both offer funds with a $3,000 minimum or even cheaper fees for a $10...
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re: What Would You Invest $25,000 In? - Big Saint
[quote]Any recommendations for a safe investment with a decent rate of return?[/quote] :lol: How safe and how decent a rate of return are we talking here? I probably wouldn't put the entire $25,000 in all at once since I don't think the market is done going down yet. ...
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re: Hold off on starting a Roth? - Big Saint
[quote]No, you only get to contribute $5500 per tax year. [/quote] Yeah $5,500 for 2015 and $5,500 for 2016 is $11,000. That's what the poster above meant since you are still able to make contributions towards 2015 tax year till tax date. I think you should make the contributions that you are...
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re: google stock - Big Saint
[quote]By the way, no offense intended Big Saint. I sometimes come off as more harsh than I intend. [/quote] :cheers: No point in arguing. Everyone has valid points and the OP hasn't been in the thread for the last 20 posts or so....
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re: Oracle just revealed how much money Google makes from Android - Big Saint
[quote]Note that these revenues and profits are lifetime numbers, not past year or anything. In the larger scheme of things when it comes to Google, this is quite negligible.[/quote] I missed this detail. That does make it very negligible then. ...
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re: Oracle just revealed how much money Google makes from Android - Big Saint
I'm curious as well. I don't know how the analysts will interpret it since Google doesn't ever disclose this information. They have no previous basis to go on. ...
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re: google stock - Big Saint
Little irritated with this board's obsession with every minute detail of someone's finances no matter what the topic is on most of these threads. That's all....
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re: google stock - Big Saint
[quote]Other than his age and the approximate value of his IBM, nothing else is known about the OP.[/quote] And on this point... Nothing else needs to be known. This board is not his financial adviser and he never asked anyone to be in the OP. It was a simple question that I'm sure he wanted a si...
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re: google stock - Big Saint
[quote]And anyone who doesn't understand the value of diversification, especially as one nears retirement age, probably should keep his advice to himself.[/quote] Yeah because I'm the one who doesn't know what he's talking about in this thread... No idea if you specifically meant that towards ...
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re: Schlumberger is firing 10,000 - Big Saint
How long were you out of work in between jobs?...
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re: google stock - Big Saint
Did anyone here actually read the thread before posting?? The OP is 59 with savings, 401k and pension. He doesn't need your sorry diversification advice or that Google is too expensive for some here because they don't understand how stocks are priced. The question was should he sell IBM for Go...
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re: google stock - Big Saint
Hmm got some backup. Thanks fellas....
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re: google stock - Big Saint
Fair enough. Some people genuinely think that way about stock prices though and new guys pick up that incorrect information....
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re: google stock - Big Saint
If you want to argue that you don't think GOOGL is cheap on an earnings or growth basis then that's fine but don't steer a guy away from a stock because its $700. If he wants 3 shares of Google or 21 shares of Apple its the same cost basis and I'd damn sure take Google currently. ...
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re: google stock - Big Saint
[quote]Why jump from a $120+/- stock to a $700+/- stock?[/quote] This question is pointless. Price is based off earnings. Google is cheap relative to earnings and still a great growth company. Hell yeah sell IBM and buy Google. And yes I do think they will eventually pay a dividend but I thin...
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re: Apple AAPL below $94 - Big Saint
It's not a terrible time but I'd rather be adding to GOOGL during this drop. They are still growing. Apple seems to be entering maturity like Microsoft hence the stagnate stock price this past year....
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re: Check out Jordan Spieth's new crib - Big Saint
[quote]Did anyone notice that the golf bags in the case say Hunter Mahan? Is this actually Speith's house?[/quote] Yes. Hunter Mahan owned it before Speith did....
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