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re: Random Roth IRA question - kennypowers816
[quote]It's an amount that as a 26-year-old that I cannot match myself lol.[/quote] Sorry if I'm stating the obvious, but don't forget that Roth IRA contributions are capped at $5,500 for the year....
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re: Pittsburgh - where to eat? - kennypowers816
For some reason, everyone up there loves Primanti Bros, but I was severely underwhelmed. Butcher in the Rye and Meat & Potatoes are two nicer places downtown. I think Butcher in the Rye was my favorite of the two, but Meat & Potatoes is really popular. Advance reservations are needed for prim...
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re: Houston Recs - kennypowers816
My comment was more directed at the BB's recommendation given to someone coming from LA to Houston, but I still don't care for Taste of Texas very much. I do enjoy the salad bar, but I haven't been very impressed with their steaks. There are at least half a dozen other steakhouses I would rather g...
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re: Houston Recs - kennypowers816
[quote]BB's[/quote] [quote]Taste of Texas[/quote] I'm going to be nice and just say no. Please just move on from this response and listen to offshoreangler. He'll steer you in the right direction....
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re: The world of dividends - kennypowers816
Over the past 5 years, yes. Averaging about 20% EPS growth each year during that time period. Haven't looked beyond that yet. ...
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re: The world of dividends - kennypowers816
[quote]veryone has their own criteria that they look for, but my general investing philosophy is as a dividend growth investor. My (general) criteria is 1) companies with a dividend growth history of 10 or more years; 2) a payout ratio of less than 60%; 3) a PE of less than 20; 4) a yield of 2.5% or...
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re: FBD - It's a marathon, not a sprint - kennypowers816
Thanks :cheers: And yeah, I loved the OV that I had and would love to try some more but Laffy wasn't an option this week. Next time though ...
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re: FBD - It's a marathon, not a sprint - kennypowers816
I'm sure this question has been answered a million times but searching isn't helping me too much... Are ghost bottles distributed to NOLA and is there any chance the most recent batch would be in stock in any stores tonight?...
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re: Chik-Fil-A Grand Opening (Post opening update) - kennypowers816
[quote] although they have very low franchise fees, the corporation takes a significant share of the profits. I think you can make a very solid living off with a Chik-Fil-A franchise, but I don't think you will get rich.[/quote] I've heard this as well. ...
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re: Paging Rental Property Investors: Advice on a first time investment opportunity - kennypowers816
[quote]That was another question I had. I used the 2% rule but that number was too high imo. I was thinking $1200-$1500 range. [/quote] I only have 1 property, but I think you need to do some research on the market first and figure this out yourself. From your OP, it sounds like there are a ...
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re: LSU - Online Courses - CPA credits - kennypowers816
Mostly just echoing what AmeriKop45 said. I took Auditing via LSU Distance Learning about 5 years ago so my info might be a little out of date. It was a pretty easy pass/fail course, and although I didn't learn a ton, I got the 3 credit hours I wanted. If I recall correctly, LSU wouldn't e...
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re: Business advice . What would you do ? - kennypowers816
[quote]This is my livihood . I've been in the business for 12 years . Owned my own business for the last 3 . It's what I know. Not to mention , I love what I do.[/quote] If you've been successful for 12 years, then this obviously isn't hurting you that bad, correct? Why is this an issue now? ...
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re: Which Louisiana private business/family business is worth the most?? - kennypowers816
[quote]The Benson's. Next question I'm not sure about that. I know he's a big public figure around the state but there are a lot of private guys that might just have as much cash/assets through their companies to compete. [/quote] Benson is the only Louisiana resident on the Forbes 400 list. ...
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re: Saints Season Tickets - PSL - the rights- - kennypowers816
[quote]And I am not a scammer[/quote] [img]https://media.giphy.com/media/Fml0fgAxVx1eM/giphy.gif[/img]...
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re: Ally Online Savings Account - kennypowers816
[quote]I've had one for years. It's never given me any issues. Go for it.[/quote] Same here. ...
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re: Did I wait to long on the xom stock to drop? - kennypowers816
[quote]I just don't feel comfortable yet. I think it will drop at least a little more. [/quote] Then wait longer... [quote]If it doesn't I will be kicking myself if I wait to long, and the stock rebounds, and I think most believe it will[/quote] In all seriousness, as others have said... it...
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re: West, D Williams, McCoy, Hightower.. - kennypowers816
Williams. McCoy. Hightower ...
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re: T.Y. or Lockett Flex PPR - kennypowers816
TY Lockett Aiken Pick 2. Half ppr...
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Need to bench 1 RB - kennypowers816
PPR. 4 point bonus for 100 yds rushing. Can only start 3. 12 team. Playoffs. Freeman @ Jax David Johnson @ Philly McCoy @ Washington DeAngelo Williams vs Den ...
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re: Gyno's Start / Sit Thread Playoff Week 1™ - kennypowers816
PPR. 4pt bonus for 100yd rushing. 2pt bonus for 100yd receiving Start 3 Devonta Shady D Williams David Johnson Forte I think I'm leaning towards Devonta, Shady and Williams. I like their chances at 100 yds on the ground and their targets. ...
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