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Re: Tipping for take out

I worked at a restaurant. Getting everything ready for a take-out order is a pretty big job for the waitstaff. Although I never tipped for takeout before, I always do after that experience.
by AdmiralAdama
Thu Mar 06, 2014 11:15 pm
 
Forum: Personal Finance (Not Investing)
Topic: Tipping for take out
Replies: 57
Views: 5300

401K Rollover/Bond Choice/Swedroe Confusion

I have 30 tabs open and my Macbook Air is wheezing, so I thought I might ask the hive mind here about choice of bonds at Vanguard. I'm completely confused, especially when trying to figure out what exactly Mr. Swedroe recommends to actually buy and hold, if you agree with his skepticism towards Tota...
by AdmiralAdama
Wed Aug 14, 2013 7:09 pm
 
Forum: Investing - Theory, News & General
Topic: 401K Rollover/Bond Choice/Swedroe Confusion
Replies: 4
Views: 504

Impact of lower growth estimates?

JP Morgan says US growth to stay under 2% for foreseeable future....

http://www.aei-ideas.org/2013/08/the-gr ... sed-to-be/
by AdmiralAdama
Tue Aug 13, 2013 4:12 am
 
Forum: Investing - Theory, News & General
Topic: Impact of lower growth estimates?
Replies: 6
Views: 578

25 Things to Remember About Investing

by Morgan Housel http://www.fool.com/investing/general/2013/03/28/25-important-things-to-remember-as-an-investor.aspx 1. The intrinsic value of the stock market as a whole increases by about 1% every six weeks. That's what you'll get over the long term. Everything else is noise. 2. Several academic ...
by AdmiralAdama
Fri Mar 29, 2013 1:59 am
 
Forum: Investing - Theory, News & General
Topic: 25 Things to Remember About Investing
Replies: 2
Views: 723

Re: What to do with 50K of Savings Bonds?

mid 80s bonds will mature in 2016
by AdmiralAdama
Mon Feb 11, 2013 5:42 am
 
Forum: Investing - Help with Personal Investments
Topic: What to do with 50K of Savings Bonds?
Replies: 22
Views: 2052

Re: 401K choices -- stock funds -- help!

Thanks for your help. I am going to load up on VINIX.
by AdmiralAdama
Mon Feb 11, 2013 5:34 am
 
Forum: Investing - Help with Personal Investments
Topic: 401K choices -- stock funds -- help!
Replies: 9
Views: 328

Re: 401K choices -- stock funds -- help!

oops duplicate post....
by AdmiralAdama
Mon Feb 11, 2013 5:23 am
 
Forum: Investing - Help with Personal Investments
Topic: 401K choices -- stock funds -- help!
Replies: 9
Views: 328

Re: 401K choices -- stock funds -- help!

Thanks --

My basic info is here:

viewtopic.php?t=107349

Basically just wondering what index funds in the 401K you guys like if i were inspired to rebalance my ratio after surprise savings bond windfall...
by AdmiralAdama
Mon Feb 11, 2013 5:23 am
 
Forum: Investing - Help with Personal Investments
Topic: 401K choices -- stock funds -- help!
Replies: 9
Views: 328

401K choices -- stock funds -- help!

I've recently come into some surprise Savings Bonds. If I don't redeem now, I was thinking about selling some of my Bond Funds in my 401K and picking up some stock funds to rebalance... Which one of these do you guys think I should pick up? FID CONTRAFUND K Inception Date 05/17/1967 15.14 14.05 4.96...
by AdmiralAdama
Mon Feb 11, 2013 5:10 am
 
Forum: Investing - Help with Personal Investments
Topic: 401K choices -- stock funds -- help!
Replies: 9
Views: 328

What to do with 50K of Savings Bonds?

I just received a little birthday present of Savings Bonds my parents and grandparents had gotten for me back in the day. 5 from the Mid 80s 3 from the early 00s 5 EE, 3 I All of them are at 4% or 4.2% except the 2003 I bond, which is at 3.3 What should I do with these? I was thinking about redeemin...
by AdmiralAdama
Mon Feb 11, 2013 4:13 am
 
Forum: Investing - Help with Personal Investments
Topic: What to do with 50K of Savings Bonds?
Replies: 22
Views: 2052

Re: The Cali 40YO Single Guy Strategy

I will check out all my loss-harvesting options and proceed along that line.

But you think the AA is okay, if a little aggressive?

And should I/can I switch the 401K/IRA investments immediately?

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by AdmiralAdama
Sat Dec 22, 2012 1:22 am
 
Forum: Investing - Help with Personal Investments
Topic: The Cali 40YO Single Guy Strategy
Replies: 7
Views: 1195

Re: The Cali 40YO Single Guy Strategy

Ooops, I meant 401K I was putting 21K in a year IRA I guess Im gonna put in the limit Maybe convert to Roth IRA? So here is the situation 10% of portfolio in 401K -- Fidelity Retirement Target 2035 10% of portfolio in IRA -- 15% Bond Funds 85% Equity Funds 20% of portfolio in Actively Managed Schwab...
by AdmiralAdama
Fri Dec 21, 2012 5:31 pm
 
Forum: Investing - Help with Personal Investments
Topic: The Cali 40YO Single Guy Strategy
Replies: 7
Views: 1195

The Cali 40YO Single Guy Strategy

I'm 40 years old, no kids, single. I have high six figures to play with. No debt but for a 15K car loan at .9% I'm in Cali, Make about 130K a year. I'm hoping to go for a 80% Stock/20% Bond ratio. I made it thru the 2008 collapse okay, and bought some stock at the bottom. (wish i'd bought more!) Rig...
by AdmiralAdama
Fri Dec 21, 2012 12:32 am
 
Forum: Investing - Help with Personal Investments
Topic: The Cali 40YO Single Guy Strategy
Replies: 7
Views: 1195

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