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by Jane
Sat Nov 18, 2017 2:49 am
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: Hyundai Elantra Special Edition- any thoughts?
Replies: 21
Views: 1552

Re: Hyundai Elantra Special Edition- any thoughts?

A friend of mine rented a 2016 Hyundai Elantra. We liked everything about the car, but neither of us would want to own the car for any price due to the blind spot. We drive in Los Angeles, California.
by Jane
Mon Oct 23, 2017 10:39 pm
Forum: Personal Finance (Not Investing)
Topic: Why not switch from Medigap F to G now?
Replies: 43
Views: 4043

Re: Why not switch from Medigap F to G now?

I would certainly appreciate it if you cleaver folks could explain why one should switch to Medigap G NOW instead of waiting until 2020?
by Jane
Sat May 20, 2017 2:44 am
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: How to transport pickup truck from orlando, Fl to new hampshire
Replies: 7
Views: 877

Re: How to transport pickup truck from orlando, Fl to new hampshire

I arranged for transportation of the pickup truck with Chip's Car Transport suggested by John Z. Chips' was the most expensive quote-$1345 from Orlando Florida to Plymouth, New Hampshire. The transportation was paid with a money order upon arrival in Plymouth, New Hampshire. The vehicle was picked u...
by Jane
Sat May 20, 2017 12:06 am
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: When will used Rolex prices decline significantly?
Replies: 12
Views: 3052

Re: When will used Rolex prices decline significantly?

There is a wonderful article in the 3/15/2017 issue of The New Yorker magazine called Confessions of a Watch Geek by Gary Shteyngart that you might want to read.
by Jane
Fri Apr 28, 2017 6:50 pm
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: How to transport pickup truck from orlando, Fl to new hampshire
Replies: 7
Views: 877

How to transport pickup truck from orlando, Fl to new hampshire

I am having difficulty finding reasonable, reliable transport for vehicle from orlando to New Hampshire. The brokers quote a price that seem to become bogus. The brokers all use the same transportation companies and then the transporters are not available and the prices change to higher amount. Sugg...
by Jane
Mon Feb 08, 2016 8:03 pm
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: Canadian dollar
Replies: 19
Views: 1938

Re: Canadian dollar

Thank you all for the excellent information! I love Canada!
by Jane
Mon Feb 08, 2016 12:27 am
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: Canadian dollar
Replies: 19
Views: 1938

Canadian dollar

The Canadian dollar is down against the US dollar. Should I buy Canadian dollars now for a planned visit to Canada in September, or should I wait and buy the Canadian dollars in September? I have Euros and US dollars. I will be returning to Europe this week. Should I exchange the US dollars to Euros...
by Jane
Tue Jan 20, 2015 2:27 pm
Forum: Investing - Help with Personal Investments
Topic: TreasuryDirect entity registration for Living Trust
Replies: 1
Views: 321

TreasuryDirect entity registration for Living Trust

I would like to convert my individual TreasuryDirect account to a TreasuryDirect Living Trust online. Can I do this? Do I open a NEW account as the 'entity' account manager? I want to fund the trust with the ibonds in the OLD account. I also have paper bonds. What should I do? I would certainly appr...
by Jane
Sun Jul 27, 2014 1:16 pm
Forum: Personal Finance (Not Investing)
Topic: Steps to take to prevent ID theft?
Replies: 22
Views: 4169

Re: Steps to take to prevent ID theft?

Is identity theft forever? This is terrifying. Do you recommend Life Lock or buy something else after following all the recommendations stated?
by Jane
Mon Jun 09, 2014 9:30 pm
Forum: Investing - Help with Personal Investments
Topic: Should IRAs be placed in a Trust?
Replies: 2
Views: 426

Should IRAs be placed in a Trust?

What circumstances would be good or not be good for IRAs be placed in Trust?
by Jane
Sat Jan 18, 2014 2:18 pm
Forum: Personal Finance (Not Investing)
Topic: Low Income, High Net Worth - Stories Of
Replies: 76
Views: 15161

Re: Low Income, High Net Worth - Stories Of

I know a couple that are children of The Great Depression. They knew want, need and hunger. They had a lifetime of low income work, but they always worked, lived below their means, and they saved. Every single purchase is/was given long hard consideration. They put their money in the best CDs they c...
by Jane
Sat Dec 21, 2013 10:19 pm
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: iPad4 AT&T cellular/wifi connection options in Orlando
Replies: 1
Views: 296

iPad4 AT&T cellular/wifi connection options in Orlando

Greetings and thanks in advance. I have rewritten this post too many times because of AT&T cellular coverage that comes and goes in this Orlando house where I am a guest for a month. There is no wifi. I am a heavy internet user apparently. I bought 3 GB for S30.00 and used 2 GB a few days. What ...
by Jane
Fri Dec 06, 2013 2:30 pm
Forum: Investing - Help with Personal Investments
Topic: California municipal waste water rev bond
Replies: 4
Views: 489

California municipal waste water rev bond

Greetings, The Los Angeles times business section has an advertisement for California municipal bonds. It says 5.20% federal and state tax-free, Atwater, California waste water rev bonds, S&P AA- Rated. Assured Gty insured. Coupon 5.00% maturing 5/01/38. Yield to maturity 5.20% priced at 97.248....
by Jane
Sat May 18, 2013 3:17 am
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: Estate planning attorney in Orlando
Replies: 3
Views: 544

Estate planning attorney in Orlando

Greetings, I would certainly appreciate information about a Trust and a Will for my folks who are 89 years old and are residents of Orlando, Florida 32829. How does one find the attorney? I looked at Martindale Hubbell and Florida Bar Association, and Googled, and that isn't particularly helpful. Th...
by Jane
Wed Feb 13, 2013 2:40 am
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: Moving a cat part III
Replies: 11
Views: 1439

Re: Moving a cat part III

The YouTube "herding cats" is wonderful. Have you seen Henri, le chat noir on YouTube? He is a cat existentialist, and he also has own facebook page.
by Jane
Mon Jan 07, 2008 10:41 pm
Forum: Personal Finance (Not Investing)
Topic: Traveling to Europe... what to bring?
Replies: 35
Views: 9369

travel

I recommend earplugs, sleep mask, neck pillow, umbrella, driving license. Some banks refuse to exchange $100 dollar bills.
by Jane
Mon Apr 16, 2007 4:29 am
Forum: Investing - Theory, News & General
Topic: Ben Stein- shill for the variable annuity industry?
Replies: 22
Views: 8457

OT Ben Stein Yale Law School graduate 1970?

Ben Stein states in his autobiography " He graduated from Yale Law School in 1970 as valedictorian of his class by election of his classmates." I am curious to know what that means? How does that work exactly? I mean the... by election of his classmates part