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Re: Replacing primary sump pump - how difficult

I replaced 2 of them in the past 22 years, mine was not bad to replace but I consider myself handy, replacing a water heater/furnace is just something I enjoy so I do it myself. If it all plastic PVC pipe it easy to cut patch replace. Each pump I replaced required some modification to the plastic p...
by Toons
Sun Oct 19, 2014 10:33 am
 
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: Replacing primary sump pump - how difficult
Replies: 18
Views: 946

Re: Kindle HDX or iPad Air?

by Toons
Sun Oct 19, 2014 9:33 am
 
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: Kindle HDX or iPad Air?
Replies: 17
Views: 1261

Re: POLL: How fulfilling is your retirement?

Life is what you make it,whether retired or not ,it was great before retirement and it is great in retirement.I am content :happy
by Toons
Sun Oct 19, 2014 9:31 am
 
Forum: Personal Finance (Not Investing)
Topic: POLL: How fulfilling is your retirement?
Replies: 24
Views: 1449

Re: What will you do when you retire?

Already retired,,some of the things I do,,,sleep late sometimes,cook,clean,read,play golf,visit family,travel,Study wikipedia,work with computers and various other technologies,play golf,take care of the yard,play crossword puzzles,enjoy photography,read bogleheads,stream netfilix,youtube,watch the...
by Toons
Sat Oct 18, 2014 7:37 am
 
Forum: Local Chapters and Bogleheads Community
Topic: What will you do when you retire?
Replies: 35
Views: 3172

Re: What tax software do you use and why

TaxAct for years now.Deluxe Online
Why?
Handles any tax situation.
Price is still excellent,although it has been trending up the last few years :happy

https://www.taxact.com/support/527/whic ... archValue=
by Toons
Sat Oct 18, 2014 7:35 am
 
Forum: Personal Finance (Not Investing)
Topic: What tax software do you use and why
Replies: 44
Views: 1721

Re: What will you do when you retire?

Already retired,,some of the things I do,,,sleep late sometimes,cook,clean,read,play golf,visit family,travel,Study wikipedia,work with computers and various other technologies,play golf,take care of the yard,play crossword puzzles,enjoy photography,read bogleheads,stream netfilix,youtube,watch the ...
by Toons
Fri Oct 17, 2014 1:10 pm
 
Forum: Local Chapters and Bogleheads Community
Topic: What will you do when you retire?
Replies: 35
Views: 3172

Re: Replacing primary sump pump - how difficult

I didn't find it hard at all.Fairly straight forward,,,,a little messy but you can do it yourself :happy

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TqNlGfa ... redirect=1
by Toons
Fri Oct 17, 2014 10:35 am
 
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: Replacing primary sump pump - how difficult
Replies: 18
Views: 946

Re: Is it possible to have a favorite movie

stemikger wrote:
Toons wrote:Yes it is,I have seen countless movies over the decades and Das Boot still ranks as my favorite. :happy

http://www.netflix.com/search/das%20boot


Thanks for the link Toons.



Thanks Stem,,,I will probably watch it again today!Like you have seen it so many times,never tire of it :sharebeer
by Toons
Fri Oct 17, 2014 10:00 am
 
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: Is it possible to have a favorite movie
Replies: 75
Views: 2463

Re: Is it possible to have a favorite movie

Yes it is,I have seen countless movies over the decades and Das Boot still ranks as my favorite. :happy

http://www.netflix.com/search/das%20boot
by Toons
Fri Oct 17, 2014 9:06 am
 
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: Is it possible to have a favorite movie
Replies: 75
Views: 2463

Re: Buy a new car, or fix the old one?

"It's not really a financial burden one way or the other"

That being said if you can afford to pay cash ,buy a new set of wheels, :sharebeer
by Toons
Fri Oct 17, 2014 8:56 am
 
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: Buy a new car, or fix the old one?
Replies: 55
Views: 2879

Re: "The best response to market volatility"

A while back I looked at the tax-loss harvesting moves I've made and the replacement funds I chose always ended up underperforming what I sold to get the tax loss. Personal experience that demonstrates to me at least the best advice is more often than not to do nothing . Bogle said the same thing t...
by Toons
Thu Oct 16, 2014 9:57 pm
 
Forum: Investing - Theory, News & General
Topic: "The best response to market volatility"
Replies: 27
Views: 3140

Re: Please help me solve my wireless router issues

...Usually there are 5 jacks, one is usually marked "WAN" and the other 4 will usually be marked "LAN." Make sure that the ethernet cable from the modem to the router is in the WAN jack and not the LAN jack. The jack is marked "Internet" and that is the one I'm using, ...
by Toons
Thu Oct 16, 2014 9:52 pm
 
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: Please help me solve my wireless router issues
Replies: 29
Views: 1169

Re: "The best response to market volatility"

Stay on Course Through both Calm and Stormy Seas-Vanguard :happy
by Toons
Thu Oct 16, 2014 7:02 pm
 
Forum: Investing - Theory, News & General
Topic: "The best response to market volatility"
Replies: 27
Views: 3140

Re: Quick Garmin Question

I have found both their email and phone support excellent in the past :happy

https://support.garmin.com/support/sw/escalateForm
by Toons
Thu Oct 16, 2014 6:54 pm
 
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: Quick Garmin Question
Replies: 5
Views: 475

Re: Re-entering market - all at once, or over time?

All In,,,,,,Time Not Timing,,,,,The Dow was @870 in 1981 when I started,,,I don't know where it is today maybe 15k,,anyway 20 years from today it won't matter,just put the money to work :happy
by Toons
Thu Oct 16, 2014 6:50 pm
 
Forum: Investing - Help with Personal Investments
Topic: Re-entering market - all at once, or over time?
Replies: 13
Views: 901

Re: Please help me solve my wireless router issues

Not knowing who your cable provider is I can recall,when I purchased my 6141 Docsis modem quite a while back I had to call Comcast to have it activated,after that was done it has worked flawlessly. :happy "Once you have the cable modem, you’ll need to call your cable provider and have it activa...
by Toons
Thu Oct 16, 2014 6:45 pm
 
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: Please help me solve my wireless router issues
Replies: 29
Views: 1169

Re: Advice with medium-term investing

I'm hoping for a few suggestions regarding medium-term investing over the course of the next 6-8 years. All financial details were previously posted. After 6-8 years, we'll likely be interested in purchasing a home (and selling our current home), so the goal is to make the 'spare' cash that we have...
by Toons
Thu Oct 16, 2014 12:23 pm
 
Forum: Investing - Help with Personal Investments
Topic: Advice with medium-term investing
Replies: 6
Views: 475

Re: Does your ROTH hold risky or stable items?

Roth holds Lifestrategy Growth and Wellesley Income Funds. :happy
by Toons
Thu Oct 16, 2014 12:17 pm
 
Forum: Investing - Theory, News & General
Topic: Does your ROTH hold risky or stable items?
Replies: 49
Views: 2637

Re: Headed for a 300+ point loss today?

One of many Buffett quotes I enjoy :happy

"Long ago, Ben Graham taught me that ‘Price is what you pay; value is what you get.’ Whether we’re talking about socks or stocks, I like buying quality merchandise when it is marked down."
by Toons
Thu Oct 16, 2014 11:35 am
 
Forum: Investing - Theory, News & General
Topic: Headed for a 300+ point loss today?
Replies: 428
Views: 27728

Re: Headed for a 300+ point loss today?

Let's see how far today's drop goes. AS a young investor this is finally some great news. I will be increasing my contributions in my Roth 403b and Roth IRA. I would never want to wish any harm on people's jobs/homes...but I do love seeing stocks in free fall. :sharebeer I hate statements like this...
by Toons
Thu Oct 16, 2014 9:27 am
 
Forum: Investing - Theory, News & General
Topic: Headed for a 300+ point loss today?
Replies: 428
Views: 27728

Re: U.S. stocks in freefall

I lost $10,000 in the last 3 weeks! I am trying to just stay the course!! :shock: How could you lose it if you never realized it :happy this is the most ridiculous statement I've read yet, just because you don't have less in your wallet but you have less in your account doesn't mean that you don't ...
by Toons
Wed Oct 15, 2014 5:06 pm
 
Forum: Investing - Theory, News & General
Topic: U.S. stocks in freefall
Replies: 941
Views: 156271

Re: need a new home page [browser default page]

Google ,keep it simple and uncluttered :happy

https://www.google.com/?gws_rd=ssl
by Toons
Wed Oct 15, 2014 5:02 pm
 
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: need a new home page [browser default page]
Replies: 25
Views: 1840

Re: U.S. stocks in freefall

I lost $10,000 in the last 3 weeks! I am trying to just stay the course!! :shock: How could you lose it if you never realized it :happy this is the most ridiculous statement I've read yet, just because you don't have less in your wallet but you have less in your account doesn't mean that you don't ...
by Toons
Wed Oct 15, 2014 5:00 pm
 
Forum: Investing - Theory, News & General
Topic: U.S. stocks in freefall
Replies: 941
Views: 156271

Re: -11.33% YTD, asking for some guidance

Should I open a Vanguard 401k ?
Yes
Can I transfer my 401k money to Vanguard?
Yes

https://investor.vanguard.com/401k-rollover/
by Toons
Wed Oct 15, 2014 3:57 pm
 
Forum: Investing - Help with Personal Investments
Topic: -11.33% YTD, asking for some guidance
Replies: 57
Views: 3356

Re: U.S. stocks in freefall

I lost $10,000 in the last 3 weeks! I am trying to just stay the course!! :shock: How could you lose it if you never realized it :happy this is the most ridiculous statement I've read yet, just because you don't have less in your wallet but you have less in your account doesn't mean that you don't ...
by Toons
Wed Oct 15, 2014 3:51 pm
 
Forum: Investing - Theory, News & General
Topic: U.S. stocks in freefall
Replies: 941
Views: 156271

Re: Feeling very fortunate today!

I feel very fortunate. I was looking at retiring as early as Dec. 1. In preparation for that I had set up accounts with 3 years expenses to ride out tough markets. Now with the correction/pullback I think I will work another year and funnel any new savings in 100% stocks. I feel very fortunate at t...
by Toons
Wed Oct 15, 2014 3:47 pm
 
Forum: Investing - Help with Personal Investments
Topic: Feeling very fortunate today!
Replies: 39
Views: 4383

Re: -11.33% YTD, asking for some guidance

Target Fund,28 years young?Just keep adding to it for years,you have decades of compounding ahead of you .Stay the course
by Toons
Wed Oct 15, 2014 3:44 pm
 
Forum: Investing - Help with Personal Investments
Topic: -11.33% YTD, asking for some guidance
Replies: 57
Views: 3356

Re: need moral support (kinda)

Sometimes "Life"gets in the way of the best made plans.Some things you just can't control and no situation will ever be perfect.Sometimes the stars just don't align the way you want them to. Point being ,if you had plans for the mutual fund money and you need to liquidate,then do so and mo...
by Toons
Wed Oct 15, 2014 3:21 pm
 
Forum: Investing - Help with Personal Investments
Topic: need moral support (kinda)
Replies: 33
Views: 2859

Re: Headed for a 300+ point loss today?

Does anyone remember this day when the Dow lost 300 pts? :happy

"The Dow Jones industrial average (INDU) lost almost 300 points, or 4.2% to end at 6763.29, its lowest point since April 25, 1997"


http://money.cnn.com/2009/03/02/markets ... s_newyork/
by Toons
Wed Oct 15, 2014 3:18 pm
 
Forum: Investing - Theory, News & General
Topic: Headed for a 300+ point loss today?
Replies: 428
Views: 27728

Re: U.S. stocks in freefall

riptide wrote:I lost $10,000 in the last 3 weeks! I am trying to just stay the course!! :shock:


How could you lose it if you never realized it :happy
by Toons
Wed Oct 15, 2014 3:09 pm
 
Forum: Investing - Theory, News & General
Topic: U.S. stocks in freefall
Replies: 941
Views: 156271

Re: Headed for a 300+ point loss today?

well in this case why don't you just simulate the 50% drop, take the money out and transfer it to my account, after all your allocation can handle it... By handle, I mean that to the best of my ability, I believe I could stick with my IP in that scenario. It's not designed to somehow avoid losses, ...
by Toons
Wed Oct 15, 2014 3:06 pm
 
Forum: Investing - Theory, News & General
Topic: Headed for a 300+ point loss today?
Replies: 428
Views: 27728

Re: Headed for a 300+ point loss today?

Oh, no the sky is falling. With today's losses; we are where the market was at the beginning of 2014. Nothing unusual at all,,,a long overdue correction they are Inevitable,which is a good thing= Opportunity :happy Read Number 3: https://www.americanfunds.com/resources/basics/risk-and-volatility/li...
by Toons
Wed Oct 15, 2014 2:53 pm
 
Forum: Investing - Theory, News & General
Topic: Headed for a 300+ point loss today?
Replies: 428
Views: 27728

Re: Headed for a 300+ point loss today?

Oh, no the sky is falling. With today's losses; we are where the market was at the beginning of 2014. Nothing unusual at all,,,a long overdue correction they are Inevitable,which is a good thing= Opportunity :happy Read Number 3: https://www.americanfunds.com/resources/basics/risk-and-volatility/li...
by Toons
Wed Oct 15, 2014 2:49 pm
 
Forum: Investing - Theory, News & General
Topic: Headed for a 300+ point loss today?
Replies: 428
Views: 27728

Re: Headed for a 300+ point loss today?

May be you could tell me if a particular day around 11/10/2014 would be best to time my 3rd DCA installment :) Sorry, this particular method doesn't see that far into the future. Remind me when we get closer and I'll see what I can do. Seriously though, if you're making regular contributions just p...
by Toons
Wed Oct 15, 2014 2:29 pm
 
Forum: Investing - Theory, News & General
Topic: Headed for a 300+ point loss today?
Replies: 428
Views: 27728

Re: Headed for a 300+ point loss today?

Talk about a short retracement, just one day. Still, it was obvious more decline was coming. At this point we've completed the P&F pattern, dropped an amount equivalent to the trading range and appear to be at the support level. With RSI oversold, MACD divergence high, Chaikin Money flow extrem...
by Toons
Wed Oct 15, 2014 2:14 pm
 
Forum: Investing - Theory, News & General
Topic: Headed for a 300+ point loss today?
Replies: 428
Views: 27728

Re: Headed for a 300+ point loss today?

Why does everyone believe down 75-90% is impossible? It has happened in many countries before. Not just Japan. Sounds Great!! A lot more shares for the money :sharebeer And a lot less money for the shares you already have. How does this make any sense???? The market Will recover and move on to new ...
by Toons
Wed Oct 15, 2014 2:11 pm
 
Forum: Investing - Theory, News & General
Topic: Headed for a 300+ point loss today?
Replies: 428
Views: 27728

Re: Headed for a 300+ point loss today?

VA_Gent wrote:Why does everyone believe down 75-90% is impossible?
It has happened in many countries before. Not just Japan.


Sounds Great!!
A lot more shares for the money :sharebeer
by Toons
Wed Oct 15, 2014 12:40 pm
 
Forum: Investing - Theory, News & General
Topic: Headed for a 300+ point loss today?
Replies: 428
Views: 27728

Re: Samsung or LG Washer and Dryers (reliability and repairs

I don't think you can go wrong with either brand,in my mind similar to Honda or Toyota :happy
by Toons
Wed Oct 15, 2014 12:05 pm
 
Forum: Personal Finance (Not Investing)
Topic: Samsung or LG Washer and Dryers (reliability and repairs)
Replies: 23
Views: 850

Re: Capital One chip card!

Received my new chip card from Sams Club about 6 months ago,works well :happy
by Toons
Wed Oct 15, 2014 12:04 pm
 
Forum: Personal Finance (Not Investing)
Topic: Capital One chip card!
Replies: 20
Views: 1208

Re: Headed for a 300+ point loss today?

From a Warren Buffet Interview Of course when Warren talks about buying companies he means something slightly different than the rest of us. The "whole" American economy as he was speaking of :happy "Vanguard Total Stock Market Index Fund is designed to provide investors with exposur...
by Toons
Wed Oct 15, 2014 12:02 pm
 
Forum: Investing - Theory, News & General
Topic: Headed for a 300+ point loss today?
Replies: 428
Views: 27728

Re: Roth or Traditional IRA

Roth gets my vote. :happy
by Toons
Wed Oct 15, 2014 11:57 am
 
Forum: Investing - Help with Personal Investments
Topic: Roth or Traditional IRA
Replies: 5
Views: 360

Re: investing in bear market

Remember ,7 straight quarters of S&P gains,only the second time in history.Volatility is an inherent part of investing,otherwise it would be easy .:sharebeer
by Toons
Wed Oct 15, 2014 11:54 am
 
Forum: Investing - Help with Personal Investments
Topic: investing in bear market
Replies: 29
Views: 2233

Re: Headed for a 300+ point loss today?

Remember the March 2009 low of 666 on the S&P :happy From a Warren Buffet Interview :happy "BUFFETT: Oh, the cheaper things go, the better I like it. I mean, if I can buy the whole American economy at three-quarters of X instead of X, I feel better off. And particularly when I compare it wi...
by Toons
Wed Oct 15, 2014 11:43 am
 
Forum: Investing - Theory, News & General
Topic: Headed for a 300+ point loss today?
Replies: 428
Views: 27728

Re: investing in bear market

Stick to you knitting ,60/40 ,stay on course through calm and stormy seas,Just like the "Vanguard" :happy
by Toons
Wed Oct 15, 2014 11:36 am
 
Forum: Investing - Help with Personal Investments
Topic: investing in bear market
Replies: 29
Views: 2233

Re: Clothes Dryer drying very slowly

I used to have a plastic dryer vent hose that was about 10 feet long.I would take a leaf blower every six months a clean it out.That solved the slow drying issue for us. :happy
by Toons
Wed Oct 15, 2014 11:35 am
 
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: Clothes Dryer drying very slowly
Replies: 24
Views: 1923

Re: Index funds and compound interest

In its simplest form,dividends and capital gains reinvested in additional shares,year after year after year are the crux of compounding.Add price appreciation and you get total return. :happy
by Toons
Tue Oct 14, 2014 11:50 pm
 
Forum: Investing - Help with Personal Investments
Topic: Index funds and compound interest
Replies: 10
Views: 1135

Re: Electric Razors

Previous threads :happy http://www.bogleheads.org/forum/viewtopic.php?f=11&t=130536 http://www.bogleheads.org/forum/viewtopic.php?f=11&t=136189 Amazon Norelco/Braun/Panasonic http://www.amazon.com/s/ref=nb_sb_noss_1?url=search-alias%3Daps&field-keywords=electric%20razor&sprefix=elect...
by Toons
Tue Oct 14, 2014 2:48 pm
 
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: Electric Razors
Replies: 26
Views: 1836
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