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re: Judiciary Committee Chairman Introduces Bill To End Federal Marijuana Prohibition - BamaAlum02
[quote]dangerous narcotics[/quote] This is about marijuana....
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re: Judiciary Committee Chairman Introduces Bill To End Federal Marijuana Prohibition - BamaAlum02
[quote]It's Big Pharma and Big Beer that are the heavy hitters against legalization. [/quote] Big Pharma? Absolutely. Big Beer? Not so much anymore. They see the writing on the wall and are actually investing in the marijuana industry. See Constellation/Canopy as the best example but there are...
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re: Selling used car vs.trading it in. - BamaAlum02
Tell her the lower sales tax from the trade-in offset will make up some of the difference in price. Other than that, you are paying for convenience. Agree with you. Hate selling cars. ...
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re: Appraisal after remodel - BamaAlum02
[quote]Get a real estate agent to send you all the sold homes in your neighborhood from the past 90 days. Find the ones with the most similar sqft etc (they should do this for free, if not, lie and say you’re thinking of selling)[/quote] This above is great advice. My neighborhood is similar ...
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re: Is there a better time of the year to buy a used car? - BamaAlum02
One of my best friends from school owns several dealerships (both foreign and domestic manufacturers). He told me their depreciation on used cars resets in November. Meaning they write down cars after those figures come out. They still have whatever amount they gave on trade-in in it but he says the...
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re: S-Corp - Paying Myself A Salary (help needed) - BamaAlum02
[quote]Quickbooks is not cheap, its not expensive but its something like $800 a year for the payroll version. It goes up substantially with the number of employees, something like $4 per employee per paycheck then there are other fees also. [/quote] In the context of my post I was referring to be...
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re: Chicago 1894 - BamaAlum02
[quote]There is one permanent structure in place today.[/quote] Museum of Science and Industry, right?...
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re: Chicago 1894 - BamaAlum02
[quote]Erik Larson - The devil in the white city. Great book about the Chicago worlds fair and the "temporary" amazing city and a serial killer that posed as a Dr during the same time frame.[/quote] Non-fiction but reads like fiction. Such a great book. Heard it was being made into a movie....
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re: S-Corp - Paying Myself A Salary (help needed) - BamaAlum02
[quote]Any business owners with an S-corp willing to give advice on how to pay myself a "reasonable salary". I'm not too concerned with the amount but more so of how to go about paying the salary.[/quote] We use a subscription wage survey but there are also free ones. [link=(https://www.bls.gov/n...
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re: How to save 25k with moderate risk - BamaAlum02
Agree, first thought was CD ladder....
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re: Mike Zuga has died - BamaAlum02
Not sure but sounds like he died in his sleep. Was supposed to be at appointment and never showed so some people went to hotel room and he was in bed with Cpap on and had passed. Tragic. ...
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Mike Zuga has died - BamaAlum02
Center in the late 80s. Former president of Huntsville REC. Great guy and too young (51). ...
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re: Madison named best city to live in Alabama - BamaAlum02
[quote]Also, Madison exists as it is today because of dirt. Von Braun needed somewhere secluded to build his rockets... so the took him to White Sands, NM. However the soil was to soft... but not the red clay of A-LA-BAM-A![/quote] The story that gets told in Huntsville is he went somewhere in Te...
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re: Madison named best city to live in Alabama - BamaAlum02
As a native of Madison...Madison sucks....
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re: Have Roth IRA. Rolled over former 401k from old job to IRA. - BamaAlum02
Is your issue the rollover IRA is complicating a back door Roth? If not, not sure why there is an issue with 2 vehicles taxed differently. If the back door is the problem, can you roll it into your new employer’s plan?...
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re: Will the ‘butts in seats’ mentality ever die? - BamaAlum02
Will die with the boomers. Most places are going opposite direction and encouraging flex schedules and remote work....
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re: Fractional ownership in a condo - BamaAlum02
Rent your hobbies, buy your investments. This sounds like a hobby....
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re: CPA recommendation - BamaAlum02
Who does her company use? They will likely be familiar with the company and the implications. Other than that, ask around. Best referral will be friends/business associates who are happy with their CPA. ...
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re: Beach-goers in Orange Beach find a million dollars worth of marijuana and cocaine - BamaAlum02
[quote]They can keep the coke.. however 23 pounds of weed[/quote] Probably trash brick weed....
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re: Making big money in finance? - BamaAlum02
I would too but that doesn’t change what I posted that you’ll generally make more in finance than programming unless you’re the CEO. ...
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