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Biography:LSU Grad, UPT resident
Interests:Food & Wine, LSU Sports, Travel, Politics
Occupation:Efficiency Expert
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Registered on:1/28/2013
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re: Seeking vulnerability? LSU offers Ole Miss DL commit - Oenophile Brah
[quote] remember he was supposed to be like elite elite and never really did anything at LSU.[/quote] He may not have lived up to his hype but he was a multi year starter/ contributor at a critical time for the tigers. Just as we entered the Saban era. ...
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re: I Bonds right now? - Oenophile Brah
[quote]So the new interest rate on I bonds will be?[/quote] ~6.47%...
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re: YTD 401k Return Check In - Oenophile Brah
-24.67%...
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re: More pain? - Oenophile Brah
[quote]Can someone explain why they would cut production while gas is still high? [/quote] It could always go higher. Plus, gaining leverage against a potential Iran deal....
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re: The Number of Consumers Living Paycheck to Paycheck Has Increased Year-Over-Year - Oenophile Brah
[quote]Keep in mind, nobody has had to make student loan payments for over 2 years now.[/quote] Not to argue with your general point, but only public student loans are in deferral. Many people in this income bracket have likely refinanced into private loans and are still making payments. ...
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re: Mortgage principal paydown - Oenophile Brah
[quote]Put the $20k in I bonds and earn 9% for now. Probably best to invest vs pay down a 3% mortgage. Do you already have plenty saved for retirement? If not, probably need to be more aggressive with that $ to make retire by 60 feasible.[/quote] This. There is basically no immediate benefit ...
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re: Underrated movies that you think are great - Oenophile Brah
First to come to mind: The Village Dan in Real Life...
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re: Historical Avg Recession time - Oenophile Brah
[quote]What I am saying is the administration has little impact on the markets. You still aren’t providing evidence that isn’t anecdotal. Is the administration responsible for how overvalued all the growth stocks were? Is that correction their fault too? [/quote] When most of this board and many ...
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re: Market getting slaughtered again today - Oenophile Brah
[quote]It's not Biden. [/quote] I know inflation is complicated and multivariate but what does this mean? Do you mean it’s not entirely his fault or not his fault at all? Does anyone think the current gas prices are somewhat his fault and affecting inflation? Would a more friendly government ...
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re: Proper dwelling insurance coverage for condo for studs out (by sq ft?) - Oenophile Brah
[quote]Do you mean "studs in",[/quote] This. Studs out is usually covered in the HOA with the owner responsible for studs in. Studs out is a red card in soccer. :lol:...
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re: Lafayette gutters - Oenophile Brah
I’m looking into adding gutters after replacing my roof from Ida. How are gutters priced? Anyone with a rough estimate for a 2200 sq foot house in Nola? ...
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re: How much home can I afford? - Oenophile Brah
[quote]Put 5% down and keep the cash in your bank Yeah, don't do this. If the money is in the home it gets the benefit of likely growing with inflation in housing prices.[/quote] What? How would additional dead equity be a better way to avoid inflation than liquid funds? ...
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re: I had no idea the child care tax credit increased for 2021 - Oenophile Brah
[quote]The amount you could put into an FSA also went up but not all companies did the increase, and if they did, not all employees took advantage of it.[/quote] This part sucks. My company did not offer the increased FSA amount last year and it appears I will be unable to take full advantage due...
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re: Napier would be offered before Aranda - Oenophile Brah
[quote]2 ways to interpret that: 1. Someone thinks that Napier is better qualified and suited for the job. OR 2. That same person has gauged Aranda's interest and/or likelihood of taking the job and has determined it is not likely. I think Aranda is more set on USC.[/quote] 3. Keeping any heat...
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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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