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Palermo's on Jefferson - Books
Stabiler owned restaurant recently opened former Latte e Miele location. Anyone been yet? Supposed to have a similar priced menu to Little Village with a more traditional Italian menu https://www.businessreport.com/article/new-restaurant-set-open-former-latte-e-miele-location...
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re: Question regarding my IRA investment fees - Books
[quote] Is there something that does explain the impact of fees?[/quote]Good starting point [link=(https://personal.vanguard.com/us/insights/investingtruths/investing-truth-about-cost)]LINK[/link] taking the average of your 4 IRA funds (.83% exp. ratio) vs Vanguard Total Stock Mkt Index Admiral ...
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re: Question regarding my IRA investment fees - Books
those are all relatively high fees. [quote]I also have a brokerage account that is invested in BALCX (American Funds). The balance is around $9k. Here are the expenses for this fund: 0.23 Annual mgmg fee 0.15 other 1.00 12b-1 1.38 expense ratio [/quote]You also have an 82% turnover which wil...
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re: Roth IRA advice. - Books
[quote]And it has beat the index, so your argument is moot. [/quote]depends on the index ...
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re: Roth IRA advice. - Books
[quote] I'm telling you right here that most advisors aren't trying to outperform an index. If they tell you they are then I can see why you would be disappointed... [/quote]http://www.tigerdroppings.com/rant/display.aspx?sp=62925472&b=60&s=1&p=62893012 American Fund claiming just that...
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re: Roth IRA advice. - Books
[quote]This is when companies like Vanguard and other low cost fund companies thrive. Actively Managed funds such as American Funds shine in the down years. For example, when cheap index funds are down -15% with the market a good actively managed fund will be down--call it -9%. So for someone starti...
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re: Roth IRA advice. - Books
https://personal.vanguard.com/us/funds/snapshot?FundId=5307&FundIntExt=INT#tab=1...
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re: Roth IRA advice. - Books
how's return compare to index after fees? turnover will also likely be higher in active funds resulting in more taxes, which will impact real returns...
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re: I hated The Big Short - spoilers - Books
[quote] quote: It was pretty easily understood that he would Again, I wanted to see it [/quote]it never happened. The book even remarks about how Burry never received an apology from the investors he made so much money for. ...
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re: How do I start saving after college? - Books
1. Educate yourself http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/1118921283/ref=pd_lpo_sbs_dp_ss_1?pf_rd_p=1944687702&pf_rd_s=lpo-top-stripe-1&pf_rd_t=201&pf_rd_i=0470067365&pf_rd_m=ATVPDKIKX0DER&pf_rd_r=0B53TGAF6H4PAPEH8MGC 2. 401k up to company match 3. Roth IRA with Vanguard or similar ...
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Index investors, re: BRK or BRK.B - Books
Very much a believer in index investing, but an investment in shares of BRK or BRK.b follows a lot of the same principles, and you're getting picks form arguably the best stock picker in history. BRK has returned something like +10% on the S&P since it's inception over 40 years ago. Obviousl...
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Rebalancing portfolio while contributing $$ - Books
Ideally, I think I'd prefer to rebalance around every 13 months, in order to avoid short term gains. However, how do you avoid rebalancing when depositing more money into your portfolio? Do you simply distribute to each fund based on the current portfolio % makeup at the time? For example: ...
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re: So is my 529 fricked or what? - Books
what would be better alternatives for LA residents if there's a change to the match and/or deduction?...
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re: Paying taxes on a gifted privately sold vehicle - Books
[quote] If it's just a standard everyday vehicle, I would use KBB private party value at the time of the gift to establish that. [/quote] I'm betting KBB at the time of the gift may still be less than what I'm selling for now. However, if my parents had sold it privately at the time of gift, t...
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re: Paying taxes on a gifted privately sold vehicle - Books
[quote]or the FMV of the property at the time of the gift[/quote]how is this determined? Selling privately, I'm able to sell it for significantly more than the KBB value. ...
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Paying taxes on a gifted privately sold vehicle - Books
I've read/heard differing answers on this. Car was initially bought and paid for by parents. Years down the road, the car was put under my name by completing an "act of donation of a movable" and title transfer. Typically when selling, it's at a a net loss, and therefore no taxes are owed. ...
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re: What do ESPN Radio NOLA listeners think of AFR & Matt Moscona? - Books
[quote]Really miss Chesthair. [/quote]the frick? he's arguably the worst part of 104.5 and I do not say that lightly. Not funny and everyone's attempt to make him into Outsider Mike or Stanford Steve is unbearable. He's not funny and offers zero insight outside of his dorky anecdotes. ...
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re: Brand new to Stock Market - Books
if you're really interested in learning about investing, read this http://www.amazon.com/Bogleheads-Guide-Investing-Taylor-Larimore/dp/1118921283/ref=dp_ob_title_bk and this http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B003ZUXQBW/ref=dp-kindle-redirect?ie=UTF8&btkr=1...
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re: CBS on Apple tv - Books
[quote]he CBS Sports app on Apple TV does not let you stream live content. However, if you have an iPhone or iPad you can use the CBS Sports app on those devices. You can then mirror the screen to your Apple TV. Note that the iPhone seems to format to the TV much better. [/quote]but it looks like th...
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re: ESPN article on Kevin Steele: He is more than respected by peers. - Books
and yet his record as a DC is still mediocre...
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