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by journey2FI
Wed Jan 11, 2017 12:44 pm
Forum: Investing - Help with Personal Investments
Topic: How're we doing?
Replies: 33
Views: 3794

Re: How're we doing?

I feel like there are some details missing that skew the advice to pay off the debt first. What we see is a large amount of debt and a negative networth, which quickly leads one to think you shouldn't take on more debt with a house. However, you also have a large income, and as a percentage of your ...
by journey2FI
Mon Jun 08, 2015 10:22 am
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: Frugal Extreme plus tax benefit?
Replies: 14
Views: 2566

Re: Frugal Extreme plus tax benefit?

This is just extreme couponing. Basically you find an item on sale that also has one or more stack-able coupons that either make it free or even a money maker. Stores won't directly pay you for money makers but you can often use the money to buy the things you actually want in the same trip. To make...
by journey2FI
Tue Nov 11, 2014 10:40 pm
Forum: Investing - Help with Personal Investments
Topic: Portfolio reorganization advice
Replies: 3
Views: 1052

Re: Portfolio reorganization advice

Thanks Duckie! It is reassuring to know I'm at least on the right track. (Just to be sure: 24.09% E*Trade UMA managed account (100% stock) 1.25 $258,669.10 ($3,561.19 gain) . Is that really all the gain?) Yes believe it or not I actually had more funds, but my E*Trade adviser convinced me to sell so...
by journey2FI
Tue Nov 11, 2014 2:50 pm
Forum: Investing - Help with Personal Investments
Topic: Portfolio reorganization advice
Replies: 3
Views: 1052

Portfolio reorganization advice

I recently discovered this site as I was spending some time researching what I should be doing with my investments. I've learned a lot here already and realized my portfolio is kind of a mess when compared to a nice 3 fund portfolio. I appologize up front for the huge dump of information, but here i...

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