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Seeking advice for NYC family trip.

i would like to take the family to NYC for a day trip or overnight stay. Looking for advice as far as parking as hotel suggestions. We are only 3 hours away. Parking is what scares me.
by snyder66
Mon Dec 15, 2014 11:11 am
 
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: Seeking advice for NYC family trip.
Replies: 6
Views: 328

Re: Terminating Verizon to Page Plus

Hey all, So I've had an old Droid phone on Page Plus for about two years now, but desperately need an upgrade. I'm thinking of doing something I would otherwise never do, but I have a grudge against Verizon going back years. Sign onto a 2 year contract at $60/month, get a Galaxy 4 at the contract p...
by snyder66
Sat Dec 13, 2014 6:53 am
 
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: Terminating Verizon to Page Plus
Replies: 9
Views: 1095

Re: What Book Are You Currently Reading? Part VI

Just finished, Reunion, by Hannah Pittard. Loved it! Excellent writer!
by snyder66
Wed Dec 10, 2014 6:34 am
 
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: What Book Are You Currently Reading? Part VI
Replies: 235
Views: 28204

Re: High quality winter sock

My Costco socks are the reason that I started this thread...They have definitely lasted several years, now they constantly fall down.
by snyder66
Mon Dec 01, 2014 5:30 am
 
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: High quality winter sock
Replies: 35
Views: 2189

Re: What Movie Have You Recently Watched?

Argo: Really enjoyed it!
by snyder66
Sun Nov 30, 2014 5:45 am
 
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: What Movie Have You Recently Watched?
Replies: 250
Views: 26390

High quality winter sock

Looking for a winter sock that keeps my feet warm and does not fall down.
by snyder66
Sun Nov 30, 2014 5:41 am
 
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: High quality winter sock
Replies: 35
Views: 2189

Unbroken!

Finally finished up this incredible story today. The courage of these heroes never ceases to amaze me. What an incredible life! I just hope that the movie does the story justice.
by snyder66
Fri Nov 28, 2014 4:19 pm
 
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: Unbroken!
Replies: 20
Views: 4133

Re: Boglehead family vacations

No offense, but cruising with kids sounds dreadful. Kids at that age need very little to have fun. A quiet beach, a couple of shovels and buckets...
by snyder66
Mon Nov 24, 2014 8:37 pm
 
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: Boglehead family vacations
Replies: 44
Views: 4161

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: 916

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: Fitbit, Vivofit, or other?
Replies: 55
Views: 2236

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: 20
Views: 2212

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: 31
Views: 3598

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: 3319

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: 250
Views: 26390

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: 1102

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: 8506

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: 1864

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: 1864

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: 1864

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: 480

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: 3229

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: 5989

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: 5989

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: 1117

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: 4913

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: 1589

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: 1589

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: 1970

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: 293

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: 143954

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: 390

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: 167

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: 479

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: 1756

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: 1756

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: 950

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: 687

Re: iPhone Case

TJ Maxx
by snyder66
Sat Feb 08, 2014 5:06 pm
 
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: iPhone Case
Replies: 38
Views: 2505

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: 3558

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: 7887

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: 7887

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: 3525

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: 23181

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: 515

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: 3735

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: 1720

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: 800
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