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Laptop/Chromebook recommendation

My little 11 year old is an aspiring writer. We would like to purchase a device for her to encourage her writing. What is our best option in a laptop, specifically for writing purposes? Thanks
by snyder66
Sat Nov 22, 2014 6:21 am
 
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: Laptop/Chromebook recommendation
Replies: 14
Views: 715

Re: Tell me about FitBit - is it worth having?

Your bathroom mirror is an excellent health tracker.
by snyder66
Sat Nov 22, 2014 6:17 am
 
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: Tell me about FitBit - is it worth having?
Replies: 16
Views: 1517

Re: Seeking a Cellphone Change

Kitty Wireless. Verizon towers, half the price.
by snyder66
Sat Nov 22, 2014 6:16 am
 
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: Seeking a Cellphone Change
Replies: 14
Views: 1074

Re: Personal Tips for a New Father to Be

Stay Calm. Babies will cry. Your scariest moment in life, me at least, is when you bring your baby home the first time. Read parenting books geared to Dads. You will be ignored in the delivery room, it's not about you. Be there for your wife now. Do whatever your wife tells you during the birthing p...
by snyder66
Sat Nov 22, 2014 6:15 am
 
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: Personal Tips for a New Father to Be
Replies: 22
Views: 1313

Re: Is it possible to have a favorite movie

Yes it is. "Say Anything" for me...
by snyder66
Sun Oct 19, 2014 4:44 am
 
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: Is it possible to have a favorite movie
Replies: 82
Views: 3276

Re: What Movie Have You Currently Watched?

How about, Last Good Movie? It's been quite a while for me...
by snyder66
Sat Aug 30, 2014 3:52 pm
 
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: What Movie Have You Recently Watched?
Replies: 215
Views: 16863

Philly Hotels, with the family

Looking for a family friendly Philly hotel suggestion. It would be nice if it were mostly within walking distance to area attractions. Any ideas?
by snyder66
Sat Aug 30, 2014 3:51 pm
 
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: Philly Hotels, with the family
Replies: 15
Views: 1068

Re: What finance experts do you follow on Twitter?

If you are not familiar with twitter, Why waste time with the snarky comments? Some people enjoy it and find it useful. You are the same people that respond to a smartphone posting by saying you don't own one. Also, The same people that respond to a luxury care posting by saying you have owned a Hon...
by snyder66
Wed Jul 09, 2014 12:12 pm
 
Forum: Personal Finance (Not Investing)
Topic: What finance experts do you follow on Twitter?
Replies: 44
Views: 8455

Re: Driving from outside Philly to Florida, with 3 children.

We are traveling over Christmas...
by snyder66
Wed Jul 09, 2014 12:08 pm
 
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: Driving from outside Philly to Florida, with 3 children...
Replies: 22
Views: 1860

Re: Driving from outside Philly to Florida, with 3 children.

12, 10, and 7. They are pretty good travelers.
by snyder66
Wed Jul 09, 2014 8:12 am
 
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: Driving from outside Philly to Florida, with 3 children...
Replies: 22
Views: 1860

Driving from outside Philly to Florida, with 3 children...

Looking for some advice for those who have made this trek. We have been visiting difeerent Florida beach towns over the winter the last couple years. So far, The only idea I have is staying a night in Wilmington, NC. Any towns worth visiting along the way? I think we may end of in the Keys, to insur...
by snyder66
Wed Jul 09, 2014 8:02 am
 
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: Driving from outside Philly to Florida, with 3 children...
Replies: 22
Views: 1860

Food Dehydrator: looking for advice

In the market for a foid dehydrator. Looking for the best bang for my buck. Any ideas?
by snyder66
Thu Jun 26, 2014 6:47 pm
 
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: Food Dehydrator: looking for advice
Replies: 6
Views: 478

Re: Soccer - injury time?

So, Why can't they just post the time? Someone knows how much extra time is left?
by snyder66
Mon Jun 23, 2014 4:23 pm
 
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: Soccer - injury time?
Replies: 49
Views: 3180

Re: Calling all Cyclists... [help getting into cycling]

I'm not looking to spend a ton of money. I would just like to find a more comfortable seat and a better water bottle option. And, Maybe a mirror, so I can see behind me. Other than that...I'm good. Thanks for the advice!
by snyder66
Tue Jun 17, 2014 9:01 am
 
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: Calling all Cyclists... [help getting into cycling]
Replies: 71
Views: 5911

Calling all Cyclists... [help getting into cycling]

A back injury has put my running career on hold. I'm thinking that is a good thing. Got back on the bike again and I'm really enjoying it. Just looking for any advice, tips, gear, that will make my ride more enjoyable. Not looking to break the bank, just looking to add more joy to my rides.
by snyder66
Mon Jun 16, 2014 7:01 pm
 
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: Calling all Cyclists... [help getting into cycling]
Replies: 71
Views: 5911

Staking Tomatoes

Looking for any advice out here on the above subject. Tried the cages last year and did not like it.
by snyder66
Thu May 22, 2014 1:48 pm
 
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: Staking Tomatoes
Replies: 20
Views: 1113

Re: Convince me to choose a Suburban over a Sequoia

What about an older Land Cruiser?
by snyder66
Wed May 21, 2014 5:02 pm
 
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: Convince me to choose a Suburban over a Sequoia
Replies: 64
Views: 4761

Re: Vacation Pay when leaving a job?

You would think if you earned it, it yours...
by snyder66
Fri May 09, 2014 3:17 pm
 
Forum: Personal Finance (Not Investing)
Topic: Vacation Pay when leaving a job?
Replies: 16
Views: 1586

Vacation Pay when leaving a job?

Is one entitled to vacation pay after leaving a job?
by snyder66
Fri May 09, 2014 3:10 pm
 
Forum: Personal Finance (Not Investing)
Topic: Vacation Pay when leaving a job?
Replies: 16
Views: 1586

Re: Article on Amish approach to personal finance

They also live in a culture when they actually all help each other when needed. Land is passed down from one generation to the next. They usually grown their own food. Don't be mistaken, They are some of the most ruthless business people around!
by snyder66
Wed May 07, 2014 5:03 pm
 
Forum: Personal Finance (Not Investing)
Topic: Article on Amish approach to personal finance
Replies: 12
Views: 1967

Motor Carrier Exemption regarding overtime?

I just applied for a driving job that does not pay overtime. This is under the motor carrier exemption. I was not familiar with this law until today. should I assume that the company is being cheap?
by snyder66
Mon May 05, 2014 1:41 pm
 
Forum: Personal Finance (Not Investing)
Topic: Motor Carrier Exemption regarding overtime?
Replies: 2
Views: 292

Re: TV show recommendations?

jginseattle wrote:I'm enjoying Fargo.

I loved the first episode. The second was a bit slow and boring. Hopefully, It will improve...
by snyder66
Sun Apr 27, 2014 5:43 pm
 
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: TV show recommendations?
Replies: 304
Views: 143677

Running Forum?

Can someone please recommend a quality running forum. Looking for some basic advice. Thanks
by snyder66
Mon Apr 14, 2014 2:01 pm
 
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: Running Forum?
Replies: 3
Views: 388

Best Resources for Budgeting and Debt Reduction?

Rather embarrassed to admit this...But, We are doing a terrible job with budgeting and have acquired quite a bit of debt. I have an account with Mint, so, I can see the money going out. We just need help in reducing and organizing. Thanks!
by snyder66
Mon Mar 03, 2014 8:20 am
 
Forum: Personal Finance (Not Investing)
Topic: Best Resources for Budgeting and Debt Reduction?
Replies: 3
Views: 166

Re: Unlocked Samsung Galaxy S4

Page Plus. But, You would have to get it flashed...
by snyder66
Thu Feb 27, 2014 2:40 pm
 
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: Unlocked Samsung Galaxy S4
Replies: 6
Views: 469

Re: Any indoor seed starters?

I already starting saving yogurt containers. My seeds will only be heirloom.
by snyder66
Wed Feb 26, 2014 7:39 am
 
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: Any indoor seed starters?
Replies: 30
Views: 1748

Any indoor seed starters?

Looking for advice on starting my seeds indoors this year. Not sure how to go about doing so. Is it costly? A lot involved? Thanks
by snyder66
Tue Feb 25, 2014 6:22 pm
 
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: Any indoor seed starters?
Replies: 30
Views: 1748

Re: Carolina Vacation Recommendations

Wilmington is an amazing city. Beautiful, historic downtown area. Wrightsville Beach is nearby.
by snyder66
Sat Feb 22, 2014 7:27 am
 
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: Carolina Vacation Recommendations
Replies: 16
Views: 947

Music Streaming Service?

Does anyone use one of the many paid streaming services? Do you like it?
by snyder66
Sun Feb 09, 2014 6:45 pm
 
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: Music Streaming Service?
Replies: 10
Views: 686

Re: iPhone Case

TJ Maxx
by snyder66
Sat Feb 08, 2014 5:06 pm
 
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: iPhone Case
Replies: 38
Views: 2436

Re: Any less expensive sources for Lipitor?

[OT comment removed by admin LadyGeek]
by snyder66
Sat Feb 08, 2014 10:31 am
 
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: Any less expensive sources for Lipitor?
Replies: 54
Views: 3531

Re: Dave Ramsey's voice is in my head...

What I meant was the loan with the lowest amount of money. Sorry, I mad a mistake. I would also like to know the interest of the student loan.
by snyder66
Sat Feb 08, 2014 7:35 am
 
Forum: Personal Finance (Not Investing)
Topic: Dave Ramsey's voice is in my head...
Replies: 70
Views: 7839

Re: Dave Ramsey's voice is in my head...

Assuming your student loan rate is fairly low...I would attack your lowest loan, which is the 10K car loan. Pay as much as your can toward knowcking that off of your list. Then, Do the same with the next lowest loan.
by snyder66
Sat Feb 08, 2014 7:01 am
 
Forum: Personal Finance (Not Investing)
Topic: Dave Ramsey's voice is in my head...
Replies: 70
Views: 7839

Re: "If your parents died early, will you die early too?"

If you follow the same lifestyle patterns as your Parents, i.e., smoking, poor diet, etc. Then, Yes, You are likely to succom at a similar age. But, If you have learned from their mistakes, you are likely to not suffer the same fate. My Mother died from lung cancer at 55. I never smoked, rarely eat ...
by snyder66
Sat Feb 08, 2014 6:58 am
 
Forum: Investing - Theory, News & General
Topic: "If your parents died early, will you die early too?"
Replies: 32
Views: 3501

Re: TAYLOR'S 90th BIRTHDAY

Very Cool! He is, in deed, quite an inspiration to us all. Plus, He gives some pretty darn good common sense financial advice to boot.
by snyder66
Fri Feb 07, 2014 2:42 pm
 
Forum: Local Chapters and Bogleheads Community
Topic: Taylor's 90th Birthday
Replies: 272
Views: 23062

Anyone Floridians getting snow?

Just saw the forecast for possible Florida snow. Any reports?
by snyder66
Tue Jan 28, 2014 7:03 pm
 
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: Anyone Floridians getting snow?
Replies: 4
Views: 331

Advice on realtor, as a career...

Just looking for some advice from any realtors on this forum. I'm in a bit of a career funk and was considering getting my license. I imagine that it may take a while to earn clients, money, etc.
by snyder66
Sun Jan 26, 2014 4:38 pm
 
Forum: Personal Finance (Not Investing)
Topic: Advice on realtor, as a career...
Replies: 4
Views: 655

Online Budget System

Looking for advice for a simple online budgeting program. We have been bleeding way to much lately. Try to get back in better money shape. Thanks.
by snyder66
Sat Jan 25, 2014 8:20 am
 
Forum: Personal Finance (Not Investing)
Topic: Online Budget System
Replies: 6
Views: 514

Re: Best Comfort and Best Workout Clothes

UA works for me. And, I'm quite averse to trendy "brand" names. Their loose gear fits me well. Never shrinks. Assics for sneakers. UA for socks as well.
by snyder66
Sun Jan 19, 2014 6:28 pm
 
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: Best Comfort and Best Workout Clothes
Replies: 28
Views: 3677

Re: Vacation with Kids

I will echo some of the other poster's suggestions. Keep it simple! I like the idea of a pool idea. Maybe rent a beach house with a pool.
by snyder66
Sat Jan 11, 2014 7:30 am
 
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: Vacation with Kids
Replies: 21
Views: 1715

Re: Looking for a good vitamin supplement

Eat a well balanced diets with plenty of fruits, veggies and non-processed foods.
by snyder66
Fri Jan 10, 2014 3:48 pm
 
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: Looking for a good vitamin supplement
Replies: 9
Views: 797

How do you filter your water?

I recently had a water guy over at the house extolling the virtues of a reverse osmosis water system. $5000 later....I currently use a Pur pitcher. Have an under-the-counter unit, Don't like the taste and hate changing it. Read about Berkey filters, not sure if they are much better. Just wondering.
by snyder66
Wed Jan 08, 2014 3:42 pm
 
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: How do you filter your water?
Replies: 77
Views: 3730

Re: Cheap and best MVNO for Nexus 5

I'm sure it's fine, until you need customer service help. Then, You are on your own.
by snyder66
Sun Jan 05, 2014 8:28 am
 
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: Cheap and best MVNO for Nexus 5
Replies: 8
Views: 2062

Re: Investing in a food truck

I would make sure that you have your permits lined up. Also, You may want to check out the territory where you plan on parking the truck. I'd imagine these trrucks are quite territorial. Good Luck!
by snyder66
Fri Jan 03, 2014 5:34 pm
 
Forum: Personal Finance (Not Investing)
Topic: Investing in a food truck
Replies: 24
Views: 2409

Re: School District Not Allowing me To Invest

Do I little digging. My school's have no idea that you can use Vanguard as an investment vehicle. This was the case for my wife, AXA pushes pretty hard in school districts. Vanguard does not. Try to find out if Vanguard can work with you district. Call them directly. Then, if they can, call HR ask a...
by snyder66
Fri Jan 03, 2014 5:31 pm
 
Forum: Investing - Help with Personal Investments
Topic: School District Not Allowing me To Invest
Replies: 82
Views: 7354

Re: Used Smartphones?

If it's an Iphone, They retain their value quite well. Sell on EBay.
by snyder66
Sat Dec 28, 2013 7:34 pm
 
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: Used Smartphones?
Replies: 20
Views: 1302

Re: iPad Air info please

I do not own one. But, I would suggest getting as much memory as you can afford.
by snyder66
Thu Dec 26, 2013 4:14 pm
 
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: iPad Air info please
Replies: 35
Views: 2044

Re: question about exercise

It all depends on whether or not you need to be a social exerciser. Some people need groups for motivation, while others find ways to go it alone. I prefer the latter, the wife needs the former. I do think that you can. but don't need to, supplement your windsurfing. It seems to me that it's a good ...
by snyder66
Sat Dec 21, 2013 2:48 pm
 
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: question about exercise
Replies: 25
Views: 3967

Re: Checklist for the Arrival of a Baby

Echo what everyone else added. I wouldn't stress too much over the financial stuff. The wills are very important, however. I would worry more about learning the basics of Parenting. It's pretty scary when you bring your first child home. Relax. Use your parental instincts. And, Be there and enjoy yo...
by snyder66
Thu Dec 19, 2013 4:13 pm
 
Forum: Personal Finance (Not Investing)
Topic: Checklist for the Arrival of a Baby
Replies: 22
Views: 1859
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