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Re: I'm playing an investment game. How do i make $50k from

Put in an savings CD in India.. You get 9.5% interest a year that is around 5K per month... 8-)

Yes inflation risk and currency risk. Just saying..
by whattodo
Tue Feb 12, 2013 10:15 pm
 
Forum: Investing - Help with Personal Investments
Topic: I'm playing an investment game. How do i make $50k from $1 m
Replies: 49
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Re: Critique a 31 year old new doctor's plan

Well, you spent a ton of money but the good thing is, you did realize how to get back on track which is the key here.. I don't think you need to sell your car. ( never lease a car unless you get some real tax benefit and never pay 6.7% for a car loan...) Enjoy for now. If you buy an expensive car, k...
by whattodo
Tue Feb 05, 2013 8:44 pm
 
Forum: Investing - Help with Personal Investments
Topic: Critique a 31 year old new doctor's plan
Replies: 56
Views: 4966

Re: Newbie.. Foreign Assets. Is my portfolio wrong ??

Thanks rr2, value thinker and nydad for your views.. Yes, looks like I need to up my US investments.. House prices in NY metro still seem to be high. I'm not comfortable for a >300K mortgage and trying to find a nice house for <500K is a challenge assuming that I can somehow come-up with 200K down-p...
by whattodo
Mon Jan 28, 2013 6:20 pm
 
Forum: Investing - Help with Personal Investments
Topic: Newbie.. Foreign Assets. Is my portfolio wrong ??
Replies: 6
Views: 876

Re: Newbie.. Foreign Assets. Is my portfolio wrong ??

rr2, Thanks for the quick feedback. I don't know if I will retire in India... metro life is miserable in India these days. So no decision yet.. When you say currency risk, do you mean risk due to Indian rupee depreciation ?? I do pay taxes as policy. FBAR and all those stuff for my FD. NO clue on th...
by whattodo
Sat Jan 26, 2013 10:48 pm
 
Forum: Investing - Help with Personal Investments
Topic: Newbie.. Foreign Assets. Is my portfolio wrong ??
Replies: 6
Views: 876

Newbie.. Foreign Assets. Is my portfolio wrong ??

Just discovered this forum today and like it. Looking for some good advice on my strategy and position. Feel free to comment anyway you want. No offence to anyone. Age: 44. IT professional, Wife is homemaker. Kids 8, 6 and 4. NY state 165K base. 40K Bonus. Take home probably 7.5K/month after all ded...
by whattodo
Sat Jan 26, 2013 8:39 pm
 
Forum: Investing - Help with Personal Investments
Topic: Newbie.. Foreign Assets. Is my portfolio wrong ??
Replies: 6
Views: 876

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