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re: The EU has decided to put 25% tariffs on chinese steel as well... - seawolf06
[quote]The EU safeguards approved Wednesday impose quotas on 26 product categories and levy a 25 percent duty on imports exceeding those quotas, said the European Commission, the bloc's executive arm. The EU also set country quotas on its major suppliers. The decision takes effect by Feb. 4, replaci...
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re: Dear Oracle, what is wrong with the Democrats? - seawolf06
Wrong link?...
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re: Gen Z more liberal than predecessors? - seawolf06
I think this is a great example of why sampling error can be such a mind frick. There's no way to question the entirety of Gen Z. Furthermore, a child's mind changes daily and they are influenced constantly by what they see and hear. [quote]One thing us Millenials can be jealous of in regards t...
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re: 2016 election analysis with regards to 2020 prospects- WI, MI, and PA - seawolf06
I agree with your analysis. It will be closer and Trump needs a booming economy, or at least the perception of one, to have a chance....
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re: Salt Lake City to Glacier National Park Roadtrip - seawolf06
I'd also advise to leave earlier. I look forward to a nice trip report when you get back, though as this is something I'd love to do as well....
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re: 401k vs roth 401K contributions - seawolf06
I'm trying to ensure a mix of both pre-tax and post-tax investment accounts. My company just last year created the option for a Roth 401k and I am now contributing to that 100% for the foreseeable future....
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re: Another Brexit referendum looming.. Markets seem to like that. - seawolf06
[quote]I thought it was going to be a hard exit.[/quote] Nobody knows at this point....
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re: Pay off car or invest? - seawolf06
[quote]Dave Ramsey would say pay off the boat and then the truck[/quote] The problem with DR is he would do this even if the truck note was 25% APR. Use math, not a religious zealot, to manage your finances....
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re: Goverment workers furloughed for 30 days eligible for immediate layoff - seawolf06
[quote]Agencies cannot use RIF procedures to fire bad employees.[/quote] Government work defined in one sentence. :banghead: :spank: :usa:...
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re: Illegals commit crimes at double the rate of native-born: Study - seawolf06
Welcome to 2018? [link=(https://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2018/jan/26/illegals-commit-crimes-double-rate-native-born-stu/)]Washington Times[/link]...
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re: PSLF, Roth IRA and Married tax filing - seawolf06
[quote]You will have a reduced tax deduction limit for traditional IRA if you file MFS. But, you aren't taking the deduction so why do you care?[/quote] Thanks for the info!:nana: Are you saying that I wouldn't take the deduction because I would be converting this to a Roth IRA?...
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re: PSLF, Roth IRA and Married tax filing - seawolf06
[quote]you just backdoor it.[/quote] Since reading about it, I found that all IRA contributions are limited when Married Filing Separately. Therefore a backdoor would not be possible, either....
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re: Universities should scale back SJW curricula. - seawolf06
[quote]There should be federal assistance for STEM majors.[/quote] :spank: No! That's why college costs have skyrocketed in the first place....
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re: Ben Shapiro calls on Congress to censure Rep King and for him to be primaried - seawolf06
[quote]if you don't see the problem with King's comments regarding white supremacy and how it shouldn't be considered offensive, then you might have one or two issues you need to get sorted out in your head.[/quote] :bow: :usa:...
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re: Concerning GWB - seawolf06
GWB did more harm than good for America in his response to 9/11....
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re: PSLF, Roth IRA and Married tax filing - seawolf06
[quote]Read up on PSLF....virtually no one is getting approved. Don't count on it. I've known about a dozen people in the last couple months who thought they qualified, had made the 120 qualifying payments in the proper repayment scheme, and were rejected anyway.[/quote] Thanks, we have been read...
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PSLF, Roth IRA and Married tax filing - seawolf06
We married in 2018, now need to determine how best to file our taxes. My wife works at a hospital and has been working towards the PSLF program for about 3 years. I understand that she has to be on an income based payment plan in order to qualify. My understanding is that if we were to file joint...
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re: At how many years prior to retirement do you... - seawolf06
[quote]Managed funds are really expensive.[/quote] There's no date, but based on the comments that article is over 3 years old. You should definitely check again before completely dismissing managed funds. Also, any good comparison calculator should account for two funds with different return ...
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re: mortgage origination fee - seawolf06
[quote]so i emailed the woman i am dealing with at the mortgage company. She said it was added to the closing cost estimates but it will be subtracted we we actually close. So i emailed her back and asked why was it put it there in the first place and i wanted removed. She claims it will be removed ...
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re: The Trump Shutdown hurting more than just "Democrat Federal Workers" - seawolf06
[quote]Since then, corrections officers have had to commute there to work, a seven-hour drive, for two-week stints.[/quote] Time to find a new job, which coincidentally is easier now that is has been in decades....
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