Favorite team:LSU 
Location:Austin, Kind of
Biography:Shit happens, then you flush it.
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re: Estimated taxes - TexasTiger34
thanks for the advice yall. it aligns with what i've heard from HR and other sources. ...
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re: Moving to Austin - TexasTiger34
i think 2 years ago i was where you are now. moving to this area with the intent to have kids and starting up north. we ended up choosing round rock. nice houses for $300-400k, good public schools, not too far from everything, also not in the middle of everything. i work in the domain and th...
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Estimated taxes - TexasTiger34
Anyone else have to frick with this? I'm not even self employed but turbotax is recommending it. What's the best way to go about this? Pay 100%(or 110% if you're in that bracket?) of what you ended up owing at the end of this year for next year? I'm almost leaning towards just potentially payi...
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re: OT Babe of the Week - Morgan Reid - "The Duke Soccer Player" - NSFW - TexasTiger34
10 just had to put my vote in too. ...
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re: Personal Finance Class - TexasTiger34
[quote]A few years ago, Mississippi had a movement to make a Personal Finance class part of the required graduation requirements. The Pay Day Loan lobbyists fought it and demonized it as "making it tougher for black kids to graduate" and successfully killed it. [/quote] holy fricking shite... ...
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re: Personal Finance Class - TexasTiger34
i was just having this conversation with someone other day. i know this doesn't answer the OP's question but i believe at least a few basic financial education classes should be mandatory in school up to highschool level. ...
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re: Investing in real estate - concerns? - TexasTiger34
all good points especially the cash flow importance and not needing to buy 500k house for REI. my problem is, i've developed a calculator and i can't find a single property that results in COC even when considering 100-200k properties. maybe my calculator is too conservative? maybe i'm looking i...
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re: Investing in real estate - concerns? - TexasTiger34
I live in Austin(just outside) and am looking for an method of diversification and REI is an obvious method. My concerns are the same as yours about the "areas" you're referring to and although I feel almost certain values will continue to tick upward due to the massive exodus of CA companies and pe...
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re: Name an underrated but important tool that you own - TexasTiger34
HEADLAMP. i use headlamps to do anything/everything. chores around the house, camping, digging around in the attic ... everything specifically petzel if i had to pick a brand. so much better quality than all that other chinese garbage on amazon...
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re: Newborn baby savings/finance plan? - TexasTiger34
agreeing with bits and pieces of what others have said, my wife and i have done the following in this order: 1. bump the rainy day fund amount up about 10k 2. max out 401ks 3. max out HSA 4. front loaded 529(5 years) 5. without shame take all the hand-me-downs offered from neighbors, friends an...
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re: Father/Son Trip - TexasTiger34
great suggestions so far yall, keep em coming. so far i like the idea of Canadian trip the best with the scenery, fishing and not having to cook. Maybe imogene pass second. if i hadn't already done the olympic peninsula this summer that'd be up there too. our 5 days there was epic. ...
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Father/Son Trip - TexasTiger34
Any recommendations for a mid 30's guy with a mid 60's dad. Both reasonably active, interested in outdoors etc. Any experiences to share? Maybe thinking cabin in CO, NM or some mountain range that might have flyfishing. With or without guide perhaps? Just want good scenery, food, etc. ...
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re: Will PG&E (Pacific Gas and Electric) go out of business? - TexasTiger34
i can't figure out how their stock goes up 13% the day they officially declare chapt 11.... ???? shouldn't it have the opposite effect? ...
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re: Gender neutral Santa? Survey says St. Nick is ready for rebranding - TexasTiger34
Wasn't saint nick a real person? A Male one at that?...
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re: Brees just blew his last shot at MVP. - TexasTiger34
Please ban OP...
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re: Why do people insist on driving fast through subdivisions? - TexasTiger34
i'm in the same boat. nice neighborhood, mostly nice people but trashy people for some reason like to cut through our neighborhood because it's quicker than taking roads around the neighborhood. i'm in favor of speed bumps and more stop signs. frick the speeders, i got a little girl i'm trying to rai...
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re: Which cities have the best of both worlds when it comes to city life and outdoors? - TexasTiger34
[quote]Why do you pay attention to downvotes? [/quote] why pay attention to upvotes? why have votes at all? why is the sky blue? ...
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re: Which cities have the best of both worlds when it comes to city life and outdoors? - TexasTiger34
reading through threads like these that pop up time to time on the OT it's usually pretty clear that 90% of the downvotes most likely come from yoyos that : - have never traveled outside the south - think hunting and fishing are the only two activities that can be considered "outdoor" - love to ...
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re: Fav. Beer Food? - TexasTiger34
[quote]Then why is it so damn difficult to find good bratwurst down here in Georgia? I was born and raised in Chicagoland and good brats were ubiquitous, along with German and Polish folks. Down here? I just haven't seen it, man. [/quote] can't answer that question, no experience in georgia. ...
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re: Which cities have the best of both worlds when it comes to city life and outdoors? - TexasTiger34
[quote]Austin has a nice balance, but Denver is better [/quote] lived in Austin for a little over 2 years and i would agree with your statement. i will say, however, we're not quite yet at Denver level real estate prices, which is nice... ...
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