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re: just finished Bosch season 2 (spoilers) - PurpleGoldTiger
[quote]They havent explored Marlo's past as a drug dealer, there's a storyline[/quote] My name is my name!...
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re: Regarding Bosch on Amazon Prime, and a general rant - PurpleGoldTiger
Bosch constantly reminded me of what I hoped S2 of True Detective would have been. I enjoyed Bosch a great deal. ETA: constantly, not continually....
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re: Season Four of Sherlock has begun production - PurpleGoldTiger
:nana: :nana: :nana:...
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re: W4 Question - PurpleGoldTiger
[link=(https://www.irs.gov/Individuals/IRS-Withholding-Calculator)]IRS Withholding Calculator[/link] I believe I set my own allowances to 4 due to being married with one child who is in daycare. This gives a very general breakdown: [link=(http://www.rapidtax.com/blog/breakdown-w-4-allowances/#...
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re: Major Louisiana Flood Event - PurpleGoldTiger
[quote]Hwy 82 bridge is flooded out[/quote] My dad left Houston around 5 this morning and texted me around 730 saying that he had made it across the border on Hwy 82 with very little traffic. That's the route that Google is giving me on Maps now so I'm sure the amount of traffic will increase a...
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re: Setting up Vanguard Account - PurpleGoldTiger
[quote]i set one up two months ago and didn't have to do that.[/quote] Same here and then another one for my wife. ...
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re: Recommend a financial advisor for me. - PurpleGoldTiger
Open a 529 savings plan through your online broker of choice. I use Vanguard for mine. It's very simple; a financial advisor is not really necessary. If you absolutely think you need a financial advisor then pay for their time outright and do not give them a percentage of the account. ...
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re: Learning to invest in the stock market - PurpleGoldTiger
VTSAX This might be outdated but I found it very useful: [link=(http://jlcollinsnh.com/stock-series/)]Stock Series[/link] Others here can maybe suggest some good books as I've done the majority of my research online. Another good place to start: [link=(https://www.bogleheads.org/wiki/Ma...
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re: VTSMX? - PurpleGoldTiger
[quote]In fact, add more.[/quote] This. And when you have $10k convert those to VTSAX for the lower expense ratio....
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re: Where to invest for income - PurpleGoldTiger
[quote]I am afraid to click on your link.[/quote] Someone else is going to have to test the waters on that one. ...
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re: Tax Season 2015 - PurpleGoldTiger
I'm not sure where/why you paid HR Block $130. My work offers the $35 HR Block Deluxe option for free but I believe there is a free option as well as an option for $25 that allows you to save/import your tax information from years past. $130 seems too high for any online service for someone wh...
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re: Anything I should be aware of with life insurance proceeds? - PurpleGoldTiger
Sorry about your father's passing. [quote]Tell his wife to eat shite. There is a reason you were the primary beneficiary and not her. [/quote] This was my exact initial thought. I don't know the entire situation, so she could possibly be receiving other assets and he wanted you to be taken ...
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re: What is your favorite podcast to listen to? - PurpleGoldTiger
Freakonomics is probably my favorite. I have a solid rotation of 5-6 weekly ones I listen to and a backlog of old episodes for another 10 that I enjoy. [link=(http://www.tigerdroppings.com/rant/o-t-lounge/what-are-some-good-podcasts-you-guys-are-listening-to/61786758/)]Thread from 2 days ago. [/...
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re: What are some good podcasts you guys are listening to? - PurpleGoldTiger
I enjoy Stuff You Should Know, Odd Lots, Hardcore History, Radiolab, and The Skeptics Guide to the Universe. ...
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re: Official Fowler to TX - PurpleGoldTiger
[link=(http://www.tigerdroppings.com/rant/nsd-board/fowler-announcementhe-picked-texas--/61724950/)]Did you miss the +13 page thead on this?[/link]...
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re: Re: The #1 recruiting class - PurpleGoldTiger
This definitely needed its own thread. :cool:...
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re: Layton garnett to lsu - PurpleGoldTiger
:nana:...
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re: Harvard vs. LSU--football--financially - PurpleGoldTiger
I have no idea but I'd have to imagine Harvard would win that comparison in a landslide. ETA: I would agree that it definitely depends on the person. ...
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