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re: 20 or 30 year term life insurance - kaaj24
I did a 20 year term with the belief that nest egg would be sufficient after 20 years. USAA as well...
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re: service industry employees who act like you are their friend & not their customer - kaaj24
Trader Joe's people are great. Don't shop there if it triggers you...
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re: KPMG Fires Six Partners - kaaj24
Agree. I work in a compliance function and the PCAOB is out of control. I hope the new administration blows them up....
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re: Portfolio advice - kaaj24
I think your allocations are similar to mine so I concur. I use index funds for 75% of my portfolio. If investment managers have trouble beating the market how will I do it with only a few hours a week to spare....
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re: Would You Give Up Eating At Restaurants To Save $7,000? - kaaj24
My wife and I spend around $325 per month eating out. (excluding months we travel) We've cut back significantly on eating out 1) healthier options when you eat at home 2) save money ...
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re: Headed to San Antonio tomorrow for the weekend - kaaj24
Had a good meal at La Fonda on main. It's a little pricey for Mexican food but we enjoyed it...
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re: 19k from previous employer 401k - kaaj24
You can increase your emergency fund by investing in a Roth IRA (if eligible) if you don't feel 2 - 3 months provides enough cushion. That way you don't have too much idle cash. I personally like Vanguard ETFs like VTI or VOO (both are stock index funds). You may consider retirement date funds...
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re: 19k from previous employer 401k - kaaj24
Yes, rollover into your own IRA. You will have many more investment options than an employer plan plus access to investments with cheaper fees. Sounds like you should work on building up an emergency fund for the moments where it does hit the fan...
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re: Advice needed on younger sibling debt - kaaj24
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re: Advice needed on younger sibling debt - kaaj24
He doesn't appear to suffer any consequences for his actions and/or inaction as he is bailed out by your parents. Your parent's love is actually inhibiting his ability to grow into a financial responsible adult. This is happening more and more as children don't want to grow up and the parents are...
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re: Going to Charleston in May - kaaj24
Go to Chico Feo bar in folly....
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re: How often do you make contributions to your portfolio? - kaaj24
I make periodic stock purchases when I have accumulated at least an extra $2500. (2 or 3 times a year excluding Roth or 401K contributions)...
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re: Quitting a job? - kaaj24
I would suggest being positive about your experience and focus you conversation on your upcoming opportunity. Exit interview "themes" with HR are discussed with department heads so it is never 100% confidential. It may help you feel better to get items off your chest during an exit interview........
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re: What is your target savings and age for retirement? - kaaj24
SS will be around for us when we retire, I'm 40. There are too many people that haven't saved to get rid off it. Will benefits be less and social security withholdings thresholds and rates be higher in the future, very likely. Polling people on a money talk board is not a representative sample of...
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re: What is your target savings and age for retirement? - kaaj24
My goal is 12 x my annual salary when I "retire" I don't ever plan to quit working and/or volunteering but won't do that full-time either in retirement....
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re: Post one financial tip you would tell your 18 year old self - kaaj24
1. Cars a depreciating asset (with a few exceptions) 2. Go to the most prestigious university you can get into...
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re: Any issue using Stub Hub app to get in game? - kaaj24
Used for Ole Miss game. In like flynn. Great that you don't have to worry about losing physical tickets or forgetting them at home. ...
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re: Going to San Antonio - kaaj24
We also enjoyed La Fonda on Main. It was pricey for Mexican food but really good too. it's about 10 minute drive from Riverwalk area...
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