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re: Name a better 2 year stretch for movies than 84-85 - Maderan
Wow, 2 really strong periods for film. What is nice to see is no sequels or movies with a 2 at the end....wonder if that has something to do with the quality of the recent film era....
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re: Let's discuss some very underrated comedies. - Maderan
If you want underrated Bill Murry then check out "The Man Who Knew Too Little" Also, "Galaxy Quest" is pretty good....
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re: Got a check from 401K in the mail. Question about it. - Maderan
If you didn't request it then it is a force cash out. Only 20% federal has likely been withheld if that is the case. I would just take the cash as it is so small but your other option is to deposit the gross amount (before withholding) in an IRA within 60 days. Then when you file taxes you would ...
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re: Wanted: Your Best Interview Tips/Strategies - Maderan
Some really good advice so far but try not to overthink it. If you have a list of 47 things that you need to make sure you do or say then you will be nervous and disingenuous. So be prepared but don't overthink it. Off the wall advice that has worked for me, and this is not a joke, get there ear...
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re: who convinced Tom Cruise to reboot "The Mummy" series? - Maderan
[quote]films based on the universal classic mummy with Boris Karloff[/quote] This, classic monster films....
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re: Winter Ski Jackets online or in NOLA? - Maderan
Masseys is your best bet in NOLA. There is one on Vets and Causeway as well. If you want a cheaper one go to Burlington Coat Factory and save a few hundred by avoiding brand premium....
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re: Does anyone use Audible - Maderan
I use it and like it a lot. I am on the 2 credit per month plan and use them easily. ...
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re: Chicken Sausage Gumbo Recipe - Maderan
I am a big fan of Prejean's gumbo in Laf. Very similar recipe to Paul P's but adds a good bit of paprika which I like. ...
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re: Goal of the Year (Puskas Award) - Maderan
That is Zidane's goal from the early 2000s, not the one from this weekend. Although they are both similar and awesome. ...
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re: Should you plan for/around a large inheritance? 5million+ - Maderan
[quote]This is why you should have positive conversations about finances with your parents as much as possible. About living a conservative lifestyle, how much to spend, how much to donate, etc. The earlier and more you have them the more at ease everyone will be. [/quote] I am not recommending t...
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re: Should you plan for/around a large inheritance? 5million+ - Maderan
While a potential windfall is great I would proceed like you may never get it. My wife and I are both in similar situations and we each should inherit substantial funds from our parents but aren't taking it into our current planning. Depending on how old your parents are so many things could chan...
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re: LA youth soccer clubs - rank em - Maderan
Very subjective. Some age groups stronger than others for every club. This year in particular with the age bracket changes some clubs poached one age bracket and made another stronger. Vast difference in the size of the pool of kids to draw from on a club by club basis. There are classy and cl...
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re: Little league - managing substitutions - Maderan
Use a spreadsheet that lists kids by position by quarter. It makes it so much easier. I don't advise splitting them into two static groups as you will want the kids to get used to playing with everyone on the team. You should get all of them time playing an attacking position and a defending pos...
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re: 401k Rollover Decision - Maderan
The issue with the Traditional IRA and the back door Roth is the aggregation rules for Roth conversions. You should roll your assets into the 401(k) and keep a non-deductible IRA open for the conversion process....
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re: 401k / HCEs / withdraw contributions scenario - Maderan
If your plan is a Safe Harbor plan (3% non-elective contribution or 4% match) then HCE's won't get refunds. ...
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re: 401k / HCEs / withdraw contributions scenario - Maderan
Ask HR what the percentage of compensation limit was for HCE's last year for refunds. It will come from the failed testing. It should be close to the same for this year if they haven't made any changes to the plan design and you can use this as a gauge of when to stop contributing. ...
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re: Individual 401(k) for side business - Maderan
How much of the 180,000 are you trying to put in a qualified plan every year?...
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re: Backyard soccer netting ideas - Maderan
We bought a cheap volley ball net and poles and mounted it to the fence. We can put it up and down very easy and gives you a couple of extra feet of blockage. Not perfect as you can still put one over but good enough and cost effective. ...
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re: Audiobook recs? - Maderan
Really like the Dresden Files audio books. Great narration. ...
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re: Let's talk about long term retirement - Maderan
Plan for between a 3-4% distribution rate. Throw out SS from the calc, icing on the cake and cost of living adjustments. Love the dividend strategy for retirees. Buy a portfolio of cos with a long commitment to dividends and a portfolio yield at your distribution target. Then you have essentiall...
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