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Re: Quality Sunglasses

I've been a big fan of Wiley-X for several years now. They're geared toward bikers and military. I bought my first pair after reading that our special forces use these glasses. Anything that is good enough for our special ops is good enough for me. Very reasonably priced as well.
by bigk
Sat Jun 29, 2013 12:19 am
 
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: Quality Sunglasses
Replies: 52
Views: 5765

Pay the PMI and pay down the loan as quickly as possible; the moment you go below 80% LTV you can request the PMI removed. It seems that banks are making it very hard to get PMI removed once you have it, so I wouldn't go this route. My experience last year was that I bought my house, put down 10% a...
by bigk
Thu Jun 16, 2011 10:34 pm
 
Forum: Personal Finance (Not Investing)
Topic: Appraisal came in low
Replies: 21
Views: 3005

Thanks sscritic for pointing out what should have been obvious! I think I'll just stick to the loss harvesting!
by bigk
Tue Feb 15, 2011 10:26 am
 
Forum: Investing - Help with Personal Investments
Topic: Gain Harvesting AND Loss Harvesting with ETFs
Replies: 8
Views: 739

The wash sale rule doesn't apply to sales for a gain. And the second step wouldnt be a wash sale if you sold SPY and bought VTI for example.
by bigk
Tue Feb 15, 2011 12:49 am
 
Forum: Investing - Help with Personal Investments
Topic: Gain Harvesting AND Loss Harvesting with ETFs
Replies: 8
Views: 739

Gain Harvesting AND Loss Harvesting with ETFs

First off, I'd like to thank everyone for all of the great information on this site. I've been lurking around for a few months, but I figured it's time for me to officially join! To my question, my personal investments are currently invested in a diversified all-ETF portfolio. For the most part, I p...
by bigk
Tue Feb 15, 2011 12:31 am
 
Forum: Investing - Help with Personal Investments
Topic: Gain Harvesting AND Loss Harvesting with ETFs
Replies: 8
Views: 739

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