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Location:Baton Rouge, LA
Biography:LSU Alumni
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Occupation:Civil Engineer
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Registered on:2/18/2004
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re: Treasury eyes TSP’s G fund as stopgap way to avoid debt ceiling - ScottieP
20 years from retirement. Have everything in the C and making bank. At a 21% rate of return the last 12 months. :nana:...
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re: Fencing Company in BR/Ascension Area - ScottieP
[quote]Go with Ascension Fence and Deck. Veteran owned and operated, Jeff is a great guy with hundreds of projects completed. Deep posts and quality building so it doesn’t fall during hurricanes[/quote] I will agree. He did my fence in 2010. Zero problems with gates. If you get multiple ...
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re: Talk me out of self contracting a home renovation/expansion... - ScottieP
I subbed out my new house build myself in 2009. Saved a bunch of money and got a way better house than if a GC would have done it. 2 things you need to do it yourself...time and money. I checked on the house every morning and afternoon. Plenty of times made trips out during a lunch hour. Yo...
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re: Retirement help - ScottieP
If your boss came in and said I'm giving you a $2250 raise would you say no? Then you need to put at least 3% into your employer 401K. They want to give you an extra $2250 a year and you're saying no. Start there. If you want to do more (and you should) do more. If not put some money some...
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re: Blue Cross Blue Shield - ScottieP
But 20 million people have insurance now that didn't thanks to ACA. Guess whose paying for that??? :usa: :usa: :banghead: :banghead:...
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re: Chandeleur Islands - ScottieP
Actually if you look at before and after pics after a hurricane you will see that they do not shrink in size much, although they do move. The front coast will erode away but sand and sediment will get deposited on the back end. Its kinda cool. ...
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re: Life insurance questions\advice - ScottieP
[quote]So your dad was bad at saving money, that happens a lot. [/quote] So how much should one have in the bank to not be considered "bad at saving money" oh wise one?...
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re: Life insurance questions\advice - ScottieP
[quote]I hate to go Dave Ramsey here, but there's no reason to have life insurance past your 50s unless you completely suck at saving money.[/quote] Totally disagree.. My old man passed away suddenly last year at the age of 65. He was self employed so he doesn't have a pension to leave my mom. ...
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re: If another big one hit New Orleans, would you be done? - ScottieP
[quote]I'm from NO, now living in BR. I had a lot invested in what NO was. I have nothing invested in what the city is now.[/quote] I agree 100%. Ive lived in BR since coming up to LSU in '96. Even after I bought a house and had got married I still referred to NOLA as home. Last few years no...
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re: Louisiana Scenic Rivers are Under Attack! - ScottieP
clearing and snagging upstream can increase river efficiency, allowing water to drain faster and help with drainage...its great for the upper reaches of the river. On the other hand everyone downstream will now be at a higher risk. Water reaches them faster thus during intense rainfall the chance ...
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re: Amazed no one here is talking about the flooding that is coming - ScottieP
Slow down people. This rain will have zero impact on the Mississippi River. As of last nights forecast the smaller rivers will not even get to flood stages at most. They will make some adjustments this morning to the forecasts but nothing compared to last March or August. Its rain people...
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re: Capt. Kerry Audibert passed away - ScottieP
Kerry was a classmate of mine at Brother Martin. Can't say I've seen him but once or twice in the last 20 years but every time we had a tough day fishing in Hopefale I always said I was gonna call him to set up a guided fish. Never did. Rest In Peace!...
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re: can we discuss dos/don'ts for tax filings for flood victims? - ScottieP
EBR assessor mailed out updated assessments post flood with property taxes just last week. Couldn't you just use the assessors value this year (post flood) vs the value on last years tax bill for as your loss number. ...
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Looking to buy a parking pass for the last 4 home games. - ScottieP
Will buy individual or for all 4 games. Please email sperrien1@cox.net...
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re: When you hire a 7-5 coach... - ScottieP
Saban only won more than 7 games once at Michigan St before we hired him. Try again troll!!...
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re: Miss River Flood Thread 2016, river back on the rise again....... - ScottieP
[quote]I feel bad for all of the people that spent time moving furniture and cattle, it looked like a mass exodus on the levee to krotz springs on Friday and Saturday. I probably passed 25-30 trucks heading into the camp and I normally see 1 or 2. [/quote] Exactly!! I was trying to tell everyon...
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re: Miss River Flood Thread 2016, river back on the rise again....... - ScottieP
[quote]Your move ScottieP[/quote] What in the wide wide world of sports is going on in here. Had a long day at the BC Spillway and got home spent a little time with the kids and watched the game so this is my first time on the thread all day. Been a wild one I see. Boob pic on the help boa...
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