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Biography:LSU Grad, UPT resident
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Occupation:Efficiency Expert
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Registered on:1/28/2013
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re: NOLA check in thread - Oenophile Brah
Has anyone heard anything about a fire at chateau country club overnight? ...
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re: Switching jobs. New company doesn’t offer a 401k - Oenophile Brah
[quote]transfer 401k into a traditional IRA with same brokerage above you choose. Feel free to backdoor roth ira if you choose. [/quote] You can't do the 1st thing if you plan to do the 2nd. ...
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re: Capital One banks scarce? - Oenophile Brah
I wouldn’t expect many cafes in the south as they focus branch presence near dense population centers. I did hear that they are working on a system that would allow retail clients to deposit cash at Walgreens/cvs as branches become scarce. ...
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re: New home (wifi) sound system - Oenophile Brah
[quote]I just remembered you wanted me to look at something for you. Been crazy times.[/quote] Feels like an understatement. No rush but it’s something I’m starting to think about again. Let me know when you have time to discuss further. ...
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re: New home (wifi) sound system - Oenophile Brah
Is the Arc soundbar considered over priced? I noticed no one mentioned it. I’m following as I’m thinking of going the Sonos route. ...
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re: Dishwasher Broke. Looking for recs - Oenophile Brah
[quote]The Bosch Ascenta SHE3AR72UC and the Bosch Ascenta SHX3AR75UC models are the top two and run 600-700 dollars.[/quote] Is that all the top end dishwashers are running? I was thinking you had to get well over a grand to get a high end model. Maybe $2k....
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re: What to do with 150k that I inherited from Grandfather - Oenophile Brah
OP- do you have children? You seem to be in a solid financial position so I would consider front loading a 529 for any children. Obviously not $150k but maybe $15-20k/kid. This amount of money, if managed correctly, could shave a few years off retirement, be part of a down payment on a vacat...
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re: Getting a Mortgage on a 2nd Home (Hints, Advice, etc?) - Oenophile Brah
Sounds like a fairly inexpensive home? Why not take out a mortgage on your residence to cover it? That way you lock in the lowest rate. ...
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re: OK, I'm done with Terminix, suggestions on who to switch to. - Oenophile Brah
If in NOLA metro, give DA Exterminating a call. Locally owned for 40ish years. ...
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re: EGO refurbished tools with a 10% off sale as well - Oenophile Brah
Anyone have experience with their hedge trimmers? Thinking of ordering one. TIA...
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re: Investing a windfall/inheritance. Retirement related. - Oenophile Brah
Fee only advisor. Too much complexity to answer. ...
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re: Looking for help on insurance - Oenophile Brah
I believe homeowner rates have gone up across the board in LA this year. You may be able to find a lower rate, but it won't be the same as last year's renewal. ...
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re: '22 LA WR Landon Ibieta - Oenophile Brah
[quote]Landon Ibieta[/quote] Is he related to the QB from Country Day that committed to Tulane 2 classes ago? ...
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re: Sold- 2 saints tickets for sale $400/ - Oenophile Brah
Sorry. They just sold on another site. I’ll remove the posting. ...
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re: Looking for Saint/Bears Tickets - Oenophile Brah
Just posted 2. ...
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re: Anyone offered Playoff tickets yet? - Oenophile Brah
[quote]They said an “allotment of tickets were returned from the bears” [/quote] I know some Ochsner employees received an email yesterday about a ticket lottery. My wife got 2 tickets but we aren't in receipt yet. I'm curious where the seats are located and wonder if this is the source. ...
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re: Tory McPhail resigns from Commander's Palace, Meg Bickford in - Oenophile Brah
He stayed on too long. I look forward to see how Meg puts her fingerprint on the menu. ...
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re: Why is a flat tax bad? - Oenophile Brah
[quote]The VAT can replace income tax. I'd gladly accept the VAT if it did away with income tax (both corporate and personal). [/quote] Right. Many would gladly accept the replacement. The problem is who are the angels spending the VAT revenue and writing the laws when more spending is propos...
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re: Why is a flat tax bad? - Oenophile Brah
[quote]By flat tax I mean a set tax on sales tax. No income tax. [/quote] What you’re describing is generally referred to as a VAT (Value Added Tax). It’s been tried in Europe, but with poor results. The theory is very solid, but it’s is operated by politicians who want to carve out special e...
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