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Favorite team:LSU 
Location:Baton Rouge
Biography:
Interests:Huntin Fishin and Football
Occupation:Student
Number of Posts:541
Registered on:12/21/2011
Online Status:Not Online

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re: Thoughts on this watch? (paging Broke) - LSUTOM07
That's a nice looking watch It is about $100 on ebay right now. ...
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re: Bachelor Party in Destin - LSUTOM07
I just got back from one in Destin. We stayed within walking distance of Sandestin. The absolute best advice I can give you is get a place with a pool and hot tub. Beach during the day then Baytowne at night followed by the pool/hot tub.. sleep.. repeat. A boat to crab island would have been fun but...
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re: Financial plan for recent graduate - LSUTOM07
[quote]I left it alone to start so I could see how it affects my budget.[/quote] I picked a target date I wanted to be debt free and budgeted around my monthly payment and 401k contributions (max company match). If you start with the 10yr plan monthly payment to build your budget, you will find a...
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re: Financial plan for recent graduate - LSUTOM07
[quote]so I have about 9.5 years left on my current plan[/quote] Yea I would try to cut the 9.5 years at least in half. There is no reason it should take 10 years to pay down 22k in debt for a college graduate. ...
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re: Rental Property Investment - LSUTOM07
Can you send it to me also Bama? That spreadsheet is much better than what I put together. Bjb26704@gmail.com...
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Employer Educational Assistance - LSUTOM07
Employers are allowed to offer $5,250 each year tax free to an employee for educational assistance. I will pay $15k to finish off my masters this year. Am I allowed to claim some of the educational expenses from this year in 2016? I can't find anything stating that the $5,250 is for the current year...
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Borrowing against 401k - LSUTOM07
Someone told me a disadvantage of borrowing against your 401k is that you are taxed twice on your money. Once on the money you use to pay the loan, and again when you withdraw that same money at retirement. When comparing to a conventional loan, you are paying that loan with a pay check that is ...
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re: DAL, AAL, UAL or LUV - LSUTOM07
I rode AAL up after oil prices dropped. I bought back in at the end of last week. I think this is a severe overreaction of increased capacity in the short term. ...
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re: KORS is down big today - LSUTOM07
[quote]KORS is done[/quote] I'm having a hard time convincing myself of this. The company could not continue to grow at the rate it was growing. I think their spectacular growth from the start is catching up with them. The company has no debt, solid margins, and a P/E of 11. IMHO, I think the sto...
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re: 52 week low stock watch thread: - LSUTOM07
LVS - Las Vegas Sands KORS- Michael Kors I'm currently down in both stock, but I have a tough stomach. I will continue to buy if they go lower. ...
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re: For the posters "of a certain age", how have you found a balance in your life? - LSUTOM07
[quote]thinking about getting into the Single family home rental businesss in ATL[/quote] I am about a year away from this in the same area. I would be interested to hear what others have to say about the Atlanta market. ...
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re: Break it down - your finances - LSUTOM07
I graduated in 2014, and multiple people in our class got CE or projects jobs making 65k. A few top performers touched low 70s and one mid 80s working for Exxon. ...
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re: Break it down - your finances - LSUTOM07
[quote]quote: Engineering salaries straight out of school can be $60k-$70k+ Bump that number man. Now, decent students making 70-80k. Good ones are pulling 90k+ in O&G/Petrochem.[/quote] Thats coming from a CE's perspective. We are generally at the bottom end of the spectrum. But I agree,...
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re: Break it down - your finances - LSUTOM07
[quote]Would be interesting to see professions. Some of these ages and numbers seem frickin ridiculous.[/quote] Engineering salaries straight out of school can be $60k-$70k+...
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re: Break it down - your finances - LSUTOM07
24 Years old, Single $6000- Gross/Month $3780- Net/Month after $480 Roth 401k Contributions & Taxes [$510 Company 401k Match] ($1200) Rent ($300) Food and Supps. ($220) Utilities ($200) Spending Money ($160) Gas ($110) Insurance (Truck Paid Off) ($60) Cell ($35) Gym Everything else ...
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re: LSU MBA with work experience salary question - LSUTOM07
The majority of the current class has very minimal work experience. Salary will vary widely on field and undergrad degree. ...
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re: Lake Front Rental Property - LSUTOM07
[quote]Where are you going to buy?[/quote] I haven't decided yet. I'm just starting to do my research. I am not from here the area, so I have a lot to learn about the lake itself. Like you have said, it looks like better deals are near Gainesville. ...
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Lake Front Rental Property - LSUTOM07
Does anyone have any experience with rental property on the water? I am considering purchasing a camp/house on the water (Lake Lanier to be exact), and would look to rent it out on a monthly or weekend basis. I am heavily vested in stocks, and would like to consider diversifying.This will be my ...
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re: your 2014 401k rate of return? - LSUTOM07
10.30% in 2014 2.25% YTD 2015...
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re: World’s Largest Traders Use Offshore Supertankers to Store Oil (WSJ) - LSUTOM07
It looks like these floating storage tankers are starting to see a lot more action. [link=(http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2014-12-12/record-oil-tankers-seen-sailing-to-china-amid-stockpiling-signs.html)]LINK[/link] Anyone have thoughts on oil shipping stocks like Nordic American Tankers Limite...
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