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re: Mortgage interest deduction what am I missing - LSUKTR
[quote]everyone talks about how they can write off mortgage on taxes. I'm married with no kids and don't have many other deductions. We never get close to the standard 12k deduction.What am I missing?[/quote] You got your property tax in there?...
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re: OT Mechnics- Running an car without an air filter. How bad is it for an car? - LSUKTR
[quote]Biggest concern is damage to the upper cylinder walls. Have a mechanic with a borescope look for scoring on the cylinder walls through the spark plug hole. If there is damage it can be recorded and shown to the oil change shop.[/quote] This. Every time I change my air filter I notice s...
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re: Anyone done a backdoor IRA? - LSUKTR
I would keep it simple and make a $5500 contribution to a traditional IRA, convert to Roth, fill out Form 8606 next tax season. Careful if you have a non-zero balance in a traditional account from previous years. ...
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re: why can't American car companies compete on reliability - LSUKTR
[quote]I'm saying we have way more domestic vehicles sold in the US, so more people have domestics that break down.[/quote] This is just dumb. All of these statistics are rates, not total number of issues. Honda has been falling in reliability ratings along with Acura. i think they have some ...
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re: 2017 Toyota Highlander (Thoughts) - LSUKTR
[img]http://www.theautochannel.com/news/2014/02/24/104160-2014-toyota-4runner-review-by-larry-nutson.2-lg.jpg[/img] [img]http://newscar2017.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/11/2017-Lexus-GX-460-review-610x407.jpg[/img] [img]http://st.automobilemag.com/uploads/sites/11/2016/09/2017-Toyota-Highlander...
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re: Anyone put over 100K miles on their vehicle? - LSUKTR
About 180k on the Accord when sold last year. Just oil changes and air filters. At 100k did brake fluid, spark plugs and coolant. Changed the transmission fluid every 30k after the first 60k. Changed to a 4Runner and better get 200k out of it. ...
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re: Rough cost to refinish wood flooring - LSUKTR
[quote] $4200 gtfo with that no effing way[/quote] As in good or bad? I just priced 2000sq ft and it was $23k for new floors. Nice floors, but damn...
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re: Iraq bans US travelers - LSUKTR
Probably a few O&G workers affected, but otherwise minimal impact....
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re: LA 1099-INT, why did I get this? - LSUKTR
Thanks...
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LA 1099-INT, why did I get this? - LSUKTR
Seems to be related to my tax refund, but isn't the usual 1099-G and is about 0.3% of my refund amount. Does LA pay interest since it took them damn near 6 months to give me my refund. ...
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re: backdoor roth - LSUKTR
Form 8606...
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re: Volkswagen is parking all the returned TDIs at old parking lots around the US - LSUKTR
There's fundamentally something wrong with our government when we are forced to get a fix and reduce our gas mileage. Diesels are popular in every other developed country but our damn regulations keep them out of the US market. ...
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re: General PSA to patients from healthcare providers: What we want you to know - LSUKTR
We all deal with bull shite in the careers we choose. ...
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re: What are the best breed of dogs to get? - LSUKTR
[img]https://s-media-cache-ak0.pinimg.com/736x/86/42/58/8642585bc0e9b09e4b1e4067732bc5bd.jpg[/img] Brittany 30-60lb (show lines are smaller, field lines bigger) Zero aggression Smart Great around people Only caution is mine is hyper when she's well rested, but a sloth on the weekends. ...
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re: Deepwater Horizon - question about the cement - LSUKTR
I don't even know where to begin...
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re: Trump's job numbers off by 1800% - LSUKTR
[quote]The rest are retired, sick, disabled, running their households or going to school.[/quote] This is fake news. You want me to believe that every single unemployed person falls in one of those categories? Apparently you called for a boycott of intelligence. ETA: unless living on the gove...
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PSA: Avoid the Causeway - LSUKTR
Just took me 1.5hrs to get across. They are doing repair work that has led to multiple accidents and miles of traffic. Also alternating which sides can pass at the drawbridge due to the repair work. ...
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re: What was your dream job growing up and are you doing it? - LSUKTR
Dream: Pilot Reality: Engineer (O&G)...
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re: Going to Saudi Arabia and wanted to share email received - LSUKTR
Lived in Oman for a year and loved it, but never once did I have a desire to visit SA. ...
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