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re: Anyone offered Playoff tickets yet? - Oenophile Brah on 1/8/21 at 3:00 pm
[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 on 10/12/20 at 6:14 pm
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 on 10/10/20 at 4:44 pm
[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...Jump to Post - View Topic - Replies (0)
re: Why is a flat tax bad? - Oenophile Brah on 10/9/20 at 11:03 pm
[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...Jump to Post - View Topic - Replies (1)
re: Home Improvement Loan - Oenophile Brah on 10/9/20 at 11:55 am
[quote]The lowest rate I've seen from online lenders is about 7% for a 3 year loan. My bank is a credit union, is it even worth going to see if I can get a lower rate than 7%? I'm looking to borrow 8k[/quote] You're likely talking about a personal unsecured loan and 7% sounds about right. For $8...Jump to Post - View Topic - Replies (0)
re: Pay off mortgage or save/invest? - Oenophile Brah on 10/7/20 at 9:05 am
[quote]I paid off my 30 year in 13.5 years. It is the best decision that I've made in my life. You'll have more money to invest, and less stress. Pay it off. [/quote] How do you buy time? As others have stated, you have much greater control and presumably less stress if you invest the money w...Jump to Post - View Topic - Replies (0)
re: Am I Wrong for not wanting all my money tied up in retirement accounts? - Oenophile Brah on 9/24/20 at 10:59 pm
[quote]We both contribute 12% of our salaries to 401k plus we get 6% company match. [/quote] Good question, OP. The biggest point, IMO, is 2 incomes. I’m in a similar place with 2 very strong incomes, but a student debt load precluding maximizing tax advantaged accounts and taxable at our desir...Jump to Post - View Topic - Replies (0)
re: HVLP Paint sprayers recommendations? - Oenophile Brah on 9/15/20 at 9:49 pm
[quote]Went with this one off amazon warehouse.. [/quote] Which one? I’m seeing 3 versions on Amazon. I’m interested in what you think. Probably buy one for small furniture and kitchen cabinets soon. ...
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re: Tub to Shower Conversion - Oenophile Brah on 8/30/20 at 9:03 am
[quote]skyisfalln[/quote] Thanks for sharing this. His work posted on Facebook was impressive. Do you know if he does work in Nola? I’m considering bathroom & kitchen updates on a double I rent out but don’t have anyone to consider for the work. ...
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re: Advice for a Parent - Vanguard - Oenophile Brah on 8/25/20 at 9:51 pm
[quote]Have her go see a CFP.[/quote] This. Your mom is at a critical point in life and should seek a fee only advisor. This also gets you out of a sticky situation that your engineering training isn’t ready to handle. ...Jump to Post - View Topic - Replies (0)
re: Jon Voight stresses the importance of a second Trump term - Oenophile Brah on 8/7/20 at 9:34 pm
[quote]The actor or the dentist?[/quote] Fine reference but I have to correct. J Voight was a periodontist. ...Jump to Post - View Topic - Replies (0)
re: Anybody here refinance a student loan? - Oenophile Brah on 7/18/20 at 3:24 pm
[quote] Rates in March were going for 4.25-4.5%. Are they even lower now?[/quote] They are for terms under 7 years for the balance range I was just quoted. Fixed were from 3.4- ~4.0 for 5-10 years. ...Jump to Post - View Topic - Replies (1)
New OC Jake Peetz Gives His Assessment On The LSU Quarterbacks
On Max, Myles, TJ, and freshman Garrett Nussmeier.
Watch: LSU Release Hype Video Featuring New Coordinators Jake Peetz & DJ Mangas
"Put great players in great positions to make plays..."
LSU Pitcher Nick Storz Turns Focus To Football Full-Time
The 6-6, 262-pounder played TE for the Tigers in 2020.
Watch: LSU Hitting Coach Eddie Smith Gives Tour Of The Tigers New Hitting Facility
"Where the work gets done."
LSU Safety Todd Harris Announces He's Coming Back Next Season
Urban Meyer’s Daughters React To The Jaguars Hiring Their Dad
Already sporting Jags gear.
Mac Jones' Girlfriend Celebrates Alabama's National Title Win On Instagram
Dressed for victory.
Dabo Swinney Reportedly Hiring Former Alabama Quarterback
Ties from his old Bama days?
Deshaun Watson & His Girlfriend Are Waiting Out The Texans Drama In Their Bathing Suits
Dear Texans, figure it out.