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auto financing

Bogles, just seeking a final word of wisdom. I'm a big believer in used cars, somewhat immaturely prideful of how old my cars have been. Though I'm now with two kids who are pushing us into the minivan zone and we think we need one to meet life's needs these days - and this is bringing new data to m...
by petej
Thu Jul 31, 2014 10:54 pm
 
Forum: Personal Finance (Not Investing)
Topic: auto financing
Replies: 3
Views: 377

Re: NOT saving for college

Original poster back. Great list of comments and suggestions here. I'm going to give my strategy based on some of the most salient posts for my situation. I’m a non-profit worker (circa 90+K) with a spouse who is staying at home to care for the kids, so we maybe able to benefit from financial aid so...
by petej
Tue Sep 03, 2013 12:56 pm
 
Forum: Investing - Help with Personal Investments
Topic: NOT saving for college
Replies: 112
Views: 8289

NOT saving for college

Hi folks, two compelling articles I've come across recently making the argument against emphasizing saving for college. http://www.huffingtonpost.com/jeff-bogle/college-savings-_b_2672873.html http://www.forbes.com/sites/janetnovack/2011/09/14/another-reason-you-shouldnt-be-saving-for-college/ I'd l...
by petej
Sun Sep 01, 2013 3:08 pm
 
Forum: Investing - Help with Personal Investments
Topic: NOT saving for college
Replies: 112
Views: 8289

minivan thing

There was a variation of this discussion in '09, but I thought I'd bring it up for a fresh perspective. My wife and I have a 2-year old, and one in the oven. We currently have a mid-sized SUV and a sedan, both purchased with cash when we were single and had fewer considerations. Both are starting to...
by petej
Fri Jan 04, 2013 11:25 pm
 
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: minivan thing
Replies: 84
Views: 4824

will

Just had my first child born! I have my financially house in order (some credit to that should go to this forum), but the missing piece is the will. I got forms off of a web site USLEGALFORMS, customized for our state and situation (married w/ children). We can easily have two witnesses and a notary...
by petej
Sat Jan 08, 2011 11:56 pm
 
Forum: Personal Finance (Not Investing)
Topic: will
Replies: 3
Views: 648

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