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re: YUGE: Supreme Court to rule on public union fees - bigblake
[quote]quote: Chris Opfer? @ChrisOpfer NEW: #SCOTUS gets another shot to decide if [b]public unions [/b]can charge "fair share" fees to nonmembers. Janus (7th Cir.) workers filing cert. [/quote] I'm sure public unions didn't vote for trump...
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re: Credit Score Drop - bigblake
[quote]They typically use FICO scores , people just need to realize you have multiple FICO scores generated by different models [/quote] Truth Also banks have their own internal models that may or may not judge you the same way that FICO does....
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re: Seeking recommendations for an app developer for iOS. - bigblake
I have used Upwork in the past, but never for a full development. I think both times I found an Indian guy/company there for cheap and I was very happy with their work. I coded 95% myself and only used upwork for some very specific portions like generating a custom map. For any site, make su...
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re: Everyday credit card help please - bigblake
Average cash back is ~1.5%. There are 2 cards that have 2% cash back: Citi double cash and Fidelity 2% (though it deposits into Fidelity account). Navy Federal has a 1.5% cash back with a $200 bonus after a few thousand in the first 3 months. Credit Unions have lower interest rates than banks i...
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re: #BankBlack Movement (Everything you need to know) - bigblake
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re: So Trump supporters -- Do you support the air strikes or not? - bigblake
Normally I'd say no but knowing Trump's personality I support. Trump is a negotiator. He's positioning himself for the future and giving himself leverage. He has absolutely no desire to get us into a war with Syria or any other country. ...
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re: What is the best wealth building strategy out there? - bigblake
The ROI's for Stock Market vs Real Estate are not that different. The difference is transaction costs (selling a House costs 6-10% and selling a stock costs $4.95) and Real Estate has a higher upside since your appreciation is on the total assets and not just your investment. In any case, buyin...
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re: Samsung S8 & S8+ - bigblake
S8 is intriguing but I can't handle the software and lack of long term support. I've had every nexus except the Moto nexus 6 (I had an iPhone 7 plus and samsung s5 as well). The pixel xl has much much better battery life than the 6p. I liked the 6p a lot, but the battery life was just avg. ...
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re: Need some more baby sleep help - bigblake
Baby Wise, though ideally you start that at week 1. Kids were sleeping 8 hours straight at 7 weeks....
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re: Is there an IT Industry wide publication for employment opportunities? If so, might it be - bigblake
Honestly, if you are currently employed and are a coder you are constantly bombarded with headhunter requests. No need to go find them....
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re: Are these good terms for a HELOC? - bigblake
Navy fed has it that you can convert the outstanding balance to a fixed rate equal to the current variable rate after 6 months of drawing. They are in that 4-5% range depending on the LTV and credit score ...
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re: Financial Times 2017 B School rankings - bigblake
Harvard doesn't have enough female students to get the #1 ranking. However, if they got more female students, their avg. salary would only be 77% of what it is now. ...
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re: Financial Times 2017 B School rankings - bigblake
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re: What's your go to brand for leather dress shoes? - bigblake
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re: USPS experts, how blanked am I? - bigblake
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re: What do you tip at a restaurant? - bigblake
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