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re: Can you save too much?? - LSUTOM07
[quote]I regret that in my 20s I "tied up" so much money in accounts I couldn't touch for 35-40 years. [/quote] This is one of my concerns as I have considered other investments such as rental properties and/or starting my own business. If I ever choose to do so, I may need access to more funds t...
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re: Can you save too much?? - LSUTOM07
[quote] No house note and no student loans but your monthly expenses are $3,500? Seems high to me. [/quote] Just off the top of my head.. 1200 apartment 750 combined car notes 180 combined car insurance 400 food 100 cable & internet 115 cell phones 100 Work parking 100 electrici...
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re: Can you save too much?? - LSUTOM07
[quote]$50K+ in taxes if you are dumping all you both can in 401K[/quote] I just took a quick 35% off the top. I did not account for the tax reduction associated with the traditional 401k contributions. I agree that 97k is probably a bit low, but remember that only half of the retirement contribu...
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re: Can you save too much?? - LSUTOM07
[quote]Are you saving only $22,000 on 150k salary? That's less than 15%. You said 50/50 Roth/ Ira split? [/quote] I make my last student loan payment this month. I plan to have close to an even split between roth and traditional accounts. (50% traditional 401k) (50% total of Roth 401k & Roth IRA)...
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Can you save too much?? - LSUTOM07
I'm really struggling with finding the line between saving every extra penny (for retirement) and spending money to live life to the fullest. Based on your experience, how would you approach saving for retirement if you could do it all over again? How would you approach expenses & retirement based o...
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re: Resume help, particularly O&G guys - LSUTOM07
Use your project angagement to showcase your duties and skill set. Simply listing projects you were involved in will not help. ...
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re: What's considered to be a good starting salary for a Constuction Management - LSUTOM07
[quote]Do entry level graduates really go straight PM positions? Just asking I'm not familiar with the trade. frick no, but the 55-65k number is valid [/quote] I went straight into a PM role. Started at 65K out of school working for a manufacturer running capital projects. Engineering degree t...
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re: google stock - LSUTOM07
[quote]why would you buy a stock that is 7x more expensive if you don't have to[/quote] [quote]Why jump from a $120+/- stock to a $700+/- stock?[/quote] 6/10...
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re: Fitness Board: Wrist pain that won't go away - LSUTOM07
I had the exact same problems. Doc said it was a scaphoid lunate tear. He could see space between the two bones in an x ray when my hand was positioned a certain way. He said the only way it could show in an x ray like that is if the tendon had torn or had been severely damaged. I struggled to b...
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re: Delta Airline Comfort+ seating - LSUTOM07
[quote]LSUengineer'12[/quote] [quote]obvioulsy i'm O-T poor.[/quote] Poor or cheap?...
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re: Tell me about Georgia's super speeder ticket - LSUTOM07
Muddin tires?? Haha what are you talking about? I live in the city. Nice try though ...
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re: Tell me about Georgia's super speeder ticket - LSUTOM07
[quote] I would like to know how you are going to fight it? [/quote] I have friends that have gotten similar tickets in other states. They hired a traffic lawyer for about $1k and they were able to get out of it with minimal fees. It looks like I'm looking at a $550 ticket and $250 super speeder ...
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Tell me about Georgia's super speeder ticket - LSUTOM07
I got a ticket over the weekend for 80 in a 55 in Georgia. Ive been told this will be considered a "super speeder" ticket. I am a resident of Georgia, but not from the area. Can someone from Georgia tell me what this means? Should I just pay it? Fight it?...
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Tuesday night in Houston - LSUTOM07
Im in Houston for the night.. Where is a good place to grab a drink with a decent young professional crowd? Staying near mid town. ...
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re: COKE bottling company - LSUTOM07
[quote]Lynxcat[/quote] MBA case study? I'm writing a 5 page case on this as we speak. Interesting stuff. ...
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re: Buying a New Truck. - LSUTOM07
[quote]What one person calls a mistake can be another person's enjoyment.[/quote] This is a dumb arse statement for someone trying to decide whether to purchase a luxury item like a 40-50k truck. These are the same people that cry when they lose their job because they don't have 6 months salary sa...
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re: Which Engineering degree do you feel is the hardest at LSU? - LSUTOM07
[quote]quote: Also, PeteE above ChemE and Electrical is a joke.[/quote] [quote]Yeah this guy definitely is delusional.[/quote] CE graduate with the majority of my friends graduating in PeteE and EE. PeteE's aren't paid more because they are a higher caliber of engineer. ...
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re: Which Engineering degree do you feel is the hardest at LSU? - LSUTOM07
[quote]'mon man. Are any of these really a joke? [/quote] Taking it out of context. I'm saying Petro Engineering is not tougher than EE. Many pretro guys will agree its one of the easier degrees compared to the other engineering programs. ...
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re: Which Engineering degree do you feel is the hardest at LSU? - LSUTOM07
[quote] Mechanical PeteE Biological ChemE Electrical Anything else you might as well go to trade school.[/quote] You left civil off the list. Government work brings their average pay down, but you can make really good money with this degree. Also, PeteE above ChemE and Electrical...
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re: Buying a New Truck. - LSUTOM07
[quote]however stretching it out to 60 would make my monthly payments more comfortable[/quote] [quote] I only use 1/3 of my monthly income on expenses[/quote] :confused:...
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