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re: Let’s talk weed stocks in this thread - readysetgeaux
Anyone done research or have an opinion on high times https://www.leafly.com/news/industry/investing-in-high-times-puff-or-pass [quote]High Times, the OG of cannabis culture and, more recently, a leading producer of events such as the Cannabis Cup, announced its sale last year to L.A.-based pr...
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re: What kind of bugs are these? - readysetgeaux
Bark lice/tree cattle. They are common on crepe myrtles. Don't kill them they are good bugs...
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re: Budgeting Software - readysetgeaux
Yes it does. I use mint for budgeting and tracking and personal capital for investments/net worth, ...
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re: 529 Reimbursement - - readysetgeaux
I read it as 200k total cost to send all kids to private school. This is the cost to send two children through the private school system in baton rouge. It is eye-opening when you look at it as a lump sum....
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re: Roth Income Limit- What if exceeded? - readysetgeaux
I just went through this. Recharacterize to traditional and convert back to Roth. You can call the company you have your Roth with and they should be able to walk you through it. Can all be done online. ...
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re: Investing for Grandchildren - readysetgeaux
We have 529s setup for the kids. My parents intend for this to be money for the kids after college and spent however they wish so tying it to education doesn't meet the parameters. Thanks for everyone's input. I will go with custodial account. ...
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re: Investing for Grandchildren - readysetgeaux
So the Roth IRA would have to be in the grandparent's name and handed over as a gift at the appropriate time, correct? I am leaning towards a custodial account - decided Fidelity over Vanguard due to minimum investment amounts on mutual funds - for the sole reason is my parent's finances are a b...
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Investing for Grandchildren - readysetgeaux
My parents have indicated they wish to start an investment account for my two small children (1 and 3). They would start with an initial deposit of $500 and automatic monthly deposits of $50. This is not earmarked for education and will be handed over to them when they are 25 to spend/save as they ...
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re: Backdoor Roth IRA Help - readysetgeaux
[quote] you're fine. You have until the tax return filing deadline to correct it.  [/quote] What about any earnings? I assume these are taxable and Vanguard and Fidelity will give me the ability to track earnings on those specific contributions. One more question. I currently have access ...
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Backdoor Roth IRA Help - readysetgeaux
It appears my MAGI for 2019 will exceed the allowable limit for Roth IRA contributions or at-least in the phase out stage and possibly for 2018 as well. Currently, I contribute monthly to reach the annual $12k max contribution for my wife and I's Roth's. 1) What do I do about the money that was ...
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re: Funding 529 plan for my children - readysetgeaux
Yes there is a scholarship exception that allows you to withdraw up to the amount of the scholarship without having to pay the 10% penalty, but earnings will be taxed. [quote]You can avoid the penalty if you get a college scholarship. There are a few special exceptions to the 10% penalty rule, i...
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re: Long read on GE and their fall - readysetgeaux
There is a way to get around the paywall for all articles with no limits. WSJ considers links to articles from Facebook to be advertising, and allows full access. Next time you find a WSJ article you want to read, simply paste the following address BEFORE the address of the paywalled article in your...
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re: Are IR blasters not a thing for Android phones now? - readysetgeaux
I initially thought it was a gimmicky feature but came in very handy when I needed it. Great for changing games at bars or when the kids hide the damn remote. Would love for this feature to make a comeback....
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re: What are you adding to your Roth in 2019 - readysetgeaux
VHT VGT VCR VUG ...
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re: iPhone lightning port is messed up - readysetgeaux
Lint or try a different cable...
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re: I need a new dog food - readysetgeaux
[link=(http://www.dogfoodadvisor.com)]Dog Food Reviews from Dog Food Advisor[/link] I have used Victor in the past and can be bought locally. Now I mail order from [link=(https://muenstermilling.com/)]Muenster Milling[/link]...
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re: Secret Santa Gifts for Engineers - readysetgeaux
Magnetic hour glass...
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re: Calling Baton Rouge Cox Internet users - readysetgeaux
29ms to Katy,TX. Wifi...
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re: Best place around BR to get a Christmas tree? - readysetgeaux
For several years I bought from Calandro's and got great trees but at a premium price. Last year I got one from Home Depot and was pleasantly surprised. ...
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