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by parigi723
Sat Apr 23, 2016 6:05 am
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: Free Windows 10 Upgrade, Yes or No?
Replies: 528
Views: 59419

Have you upgrade to Windows 10?

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Hello everyone:
Is it worth it to upgrade to windows 10? Pros and Cons ,please.
Many thanks,araucano. :happy
by parigi723
Sat Mar 05, 2016 10:25 am
Forum: Investing - Help with Personal Investments
Topic: In need of advice........please!
Replies: 15
Views: 1008

Re: In need of advice.........

Hello: Thank you for your replies and I'm so sorry to have complicated the question. Back to the original inquire: I'd like to simplified the present portfolio to a smaller group of mutual fund and leave it automatic mode. I'm not getting any younger........;).Thank you for your patience and support...
by parigi723
Sat Mar 05, 2016 9:58 am
Forum: Investing - Help with Personal Investments
Topic: In need of advice........please!
Replies: 15
Views: 1008

In need of advice.........

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Hello:
I have supplied all information pertaining to the matter,and I'm not getting any replies.........
Did I do something wrong? Please advice...........
Thank you !!!!!!
by parigi723
Tue Mar 01, 2016 10:35 am
Forum: Investing - Help with Personal Investments
Topic: In need of advice........please!
Replies: 15
Views: 1008

In need of advice........please!

Hello everyone: I'm 74 yrs old. I have kept a diversified portafolio,which at the time is much complicated: Debt:none Tax filing status:single Tax rate federal: last year's 10% State of residence: Fl size of current portfolio: at today market 475K's. I'd like to place the portfolio in a automated mo...
by parigi723
Mon Dec 14, 2015 11:54 am
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: Changes in Vanguard's money market accounts?
Replies: 1
Views: 393

Changes in Vanguard's money market accounts?

Hello everyone: I have just received a notification that changes will be taking place a VMM. They will be letting us know during the coming year........ Any comments? concerns?.......kindly reply.parigi723. Many thanks! :happy
by parigi723
Sat Nov 14, 2015 1:52 am
Forum: Personal Finance (Not Investing)
Topic: Can I make a legal last will/testament by myself?
Replies: 52
Views: 5431

Can I make a will by myself......part 2/

Hello!
I have been under the weather and I could not reply to your kind replies..........
Please forgive me.......
Please advise: Do I need to have the forms/plates notarized after filling them out?
Many,many thanks for your helpful replies.........parigi.
by parigi723
Thu Nov 12, 2015 5:16 am
Forum: Personal Finance (Not Investing)
Topic: Can I make a legal last will/testament by myself?
Replies: 52
Views: 5431

Can I make a legal last will/testament by myself?

Hello everyone: Can I make a simple will(last testament) by myself? Are de forms sold on the web legal?(zoom, etc......) I do not longer wish to deal with lawyers in my area. My posessions are limited,only money that I will leave to charity and some relatives. Your advice will be much appreciated as...
by parigi723
Sat Oct 24, 2015 4:29 pm
Forum: Personal Finance (Not Investing)
Topic: Pick-up insurance,worth it ??????
Replies: 6
Views: 615

Pick-up insurance,worth it ??????

Hello once again; I have been insured with the present company for years.I used to do RVeing and since I stopped I'm in need of advice,please.I'm 74 yo.I have a paid off 2001 Ford 250 pick up,with 214.000 miles,in excellent condition that I drive around town and every now and then 100 miles or so. M...
by parigi723
Tue Oct 20, 2015 10:03 am
Forum: Investing - Help with Personal Investments
Topic: Vanguard's Personal Advisor Services.......
Replies: 2
Views: 528

Vanguard's Personal Advisor Services.......

Hello everyone: I have just received in the mail an offer to use their "Personal advisor services" I'm in the process of considering their offer.Not as an personal advisor(.30% fee). But simply as a consultant,I have a complicated portfolio that needs urgent up dating,(way too many funds)....
by parigi723
Tue Oct 20, 2015 9:50 am
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: Doctors without borders ..........
Replies: 43
Views: 4503

Re: Doctors without borders ..........

Dear friends: Once again and there have been several time that you have come to my aid. I'd like to thank each and everyone for your helpful replies. As in previous posting all of you made my job so much easier. Thanks for your time and Godbless!.parigi.
by parigi723
Sat Oct 17, 2015 2:45 am
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: Doctors without borders ..........
Replies: 43
Views: 4503

Doctors without borders ..........

Hello everyone:
May I request your opinion about donating money to "Doctors without borders".Pro or Con
Many thanks in advance for your time in replying!parigi.
by parigi723
Wed Aug 26, 2015 9:49 am
Forum: Investing - Help with Personal Investments
Topic: Is there a reason why........[problem logging into VG]
Replies: 4
Views: 560

Is there a reason why........[problem logging into VG]

I cannot log in into my Vanguard account?
Many thanks for your reply! parigi.
by parigi723
Tue Feb 17, 2015 7:24 pm
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: I'm in need of guidance..........please?
Replies: 1
Views: 405

I'm in need of guidance..........please?

Dear friends: As usual I'd like to thank each and everyone for your kindness and patience in replying in my previous postings. First of all, I'd like to make clear that I understand that this is not the appropriate forum for questions about but I'll give it a try. Next September 2015,I'd love to tak...
by parigi723
Fri Jan 09, 2015 11:06 am
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: Emergency Road Service..........
Replies: 36
Views: 3757

Emergency Road Service..........

Hello:
Do you have an Emergency Road Service? Are you pleased with it? Would you recommend it?
I have stopped RVeing and I only need one for my truck.Would you help?
As always,many thanks,parigi723. :D
by parigi723
Sat Jan 03, 2015 4:27 pm
Forum: Investing - Help with Personal Investments
Topic: Required Minimum Distribution (RMD)
Replies: 6
Views: 961

Required Minimum Distribution (RMD)

Hello everyone: A very Happy New Year to each and everyone.Once again many thanks for your help and patience during the year. The question today,if you would like to answer deals with RMD. Its directed to those in my group of 73 +. I let Vanguard calculate and then invest the amount in my MMA(Money ...
by parigi723
Sat Dec 06, 2014 11:46 am
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: Where do you shop for groceries?
Replies: 97
Views: 9400

Re: Where do you shop for groceries?

WMT,and on week-end farmer's market......
by parigi723
Wed Dec 03, 2014 8:09 am
Forum: Personal Finance (Not Investing)
Topic: I think I might have goofed.........
Replies: 15
Views: 2959

Re: I think I might have goofed.........

Hi: Many thanks for your prompt replies............. I have already paid $400 + on the first visit,and today it will be to pay for him to check e-mail and reply to Vanguard in reference to my beneficiaries.The service offered by The senior center is a free kind of referral,one talks to the lawyer an...
by parigi723
Wed Dec 03, 2014 6:45 am
Forum: Personal Finance (Not Investing)
Topic: I think I might have goofed.........
Replies: 15
Views: 2959

I think I might have goofed.........

Hello everyone: As always many thanks in advance for your kind replies and patience. I think I might have goofed.......The reasons as follows.I'm in the process to make or have my last will done by a lawyer.I live in a rural area in Fl(Okeechobee).I could not find any referrals so I went to a name I...
by parigi723
Wed Oct 22, 2014 5:54 am
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: locating a competent PC repair shop........
Replies: 12
Views: 1019

locating a competent PC repair shop........

Hello: As always I'd like to thank each and everyone for your time in replying to my previous inquiries.......Thank you! I live in a rural area of Fl,and PC repair shops are in its infancy........Do you have any suggestion as how to locate a reliable PC repair shop?.Many thanks for your input! :(
by parigi723
Fri Aug 08, 2014 7:36 am
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: Your Favorite charity organization...? please
Replies: 91
Views: 6114

Your Favorite charity organization...? please

Hello: I know that this is not the appropriate forum for my question but,I'd like to take a chance....... :) I'm about to make will(last testament) and I have in mind some charity organizations.I'd like to leave money to place that invest the closest amount to 100% to help the majority of people.(At...
by parigi723
Tue Apr 22, 2014 11:42 am
Forum: Investing - Theory, News & General
Topic: Some websites are.......[predicting stock market correction]
Replies: 22
Views: 3213

Re: Some websites are.......[predicting stock market correct

Hi:
I've been around the block a few times being 70 + years old,and I always heed basic and honest advice.......therefore,I'm humble enough to ask for advice
before I do something drastic,specially in the area of $$$$$ :D .Once again I thank you,each and everyone.Regards.
by parigi723
Mon Apr 21, 2014 12:50 pm
Forum: Investing - Theory, News & General
Topic: Some websites are.......[predicting stock market correction]
Replies: 22
Views: 3213

Re: Some websites are.......[predicting stock market correct

Once again many thanks for taking the time to reply.
As I did in the past,I will stay put.
by parigi723
Fri Apr 11, 2014 12:03 pm
Forum: Investing - Theory, News & General
Topic: Some websites are.......[predicting stock market correction]
Replies: 22
Views: 3213

Re: Some websites are.......

Thank you everyone!!!!! all of you always make me feel better after I post the BAD news I read........
much appreciated,parigi. :D
by parigi723
Fri Apr 11, 2014 7:54 am
Forum: Investing - Theory, News & General
Topic: Some websites are.......[predicting stock market correction]
Replies: 22
Views: 3213

Some websites are.......[predicting stock market correction]

Hello:
Some websites are forecasting a stock market correction.........should I be concern
(Marketwatch).Many thanks for your replies,parigi. :?
by parigi723
Tue Feb 25, 2014 9:50 am
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: Kiplinger's,Money or any other publication.....
Replies: 10
Views: 1324

Kiplinger's,Money or any other publication.....

Hello to each and everyone of you!!!!!
Once again thank you for your help in previous topics,it gives me confidence to keep on posting.........
A question regarding" financial magazines".Do you have a fave one and why?
Just curious...............many thanks.parigi
by parigi723
Fri Feb 21, 2014 10:54 am
Forum: Personal Finance (Not Investing)
Topic: How long to keep previous years Income tax returns????
Replies: 43
Views: 3455

How long to keep previous years Income tax returns????

Hello everyone!!!
I'd like to know: How should I keep my income tax returns.
Kindly spare the editorials.........Many thanks in advance........ :D
parigi.
by parigi723
Wed Feb 19, 2014 3:34 pm
Forum: Investing - Help with Personal Investments
Topic: What'up?????
Replies: 7
Views: 1250

Re: What'up?????

Thank everyone for your positive replies.
I found what I was looking for in a concise reply........much appreciated, :happy
by parigi723
Wed Feb 19, 2014 1:17 pm
Forum: Investing - Help with Personal Investments
Topic: What'up?????
Replies: 7
Views: 1250

What'up?????

Hello everyone! While I check some of my portfolio at Market Watch I read all these articles about comparing the present market conditions and the '30s.........Do they know something more than the rest of the investors? Your input will be much appreciated,parigi.
by parigi723
Sun Nov 03, 2013 10:26 am
Forum: Investing - Help with Personal Investments
Topic: RMD withdrawals.........
Replies: 15
Views: 1006

RMD withdrawals.........

Hello: Kindly overlook any grammatical horrors!. I'm 72 years old and this is the second year that I'll be getting $ from RMDs (Required Minimum Distributions). I set up my account to get it yearly on my birthday.The person who set up the account asked me if I'd like to have withheld 10%. I said &qu...
by parigi723
Fri May 03, 2013 10:06 am
Forum: Investing - Help with Personal Investments
Topic: Getting up in years.........
Replies: 2
Views: 704

Getting up in years.........

Hello everyone! I'm a 72yrs old male,not as sharp as I used to be.I'd like to have a consultation with a financial planner,I do not know how to go about it.I live in Florida in a very rural area,very far from Palm Beach........Could you suggest an organization that might be able to guide me in the r...
by parigi723
Thu Jun 23, 2011 6:55 pm
Forum: Investing - Help with Personal Investments
Topic: A reply to my previous posting"Ready to switch portfoli
Replies: 1
Views: 374

A reply to my previous posting"Ready to switch portfoli

Hello once again and I'd like to apologize for not providing enough info in reference to my situation.I'm 70yrs old and already retired.As follows is my present portfolio(s). Invest assets:Vang LS Cons Gr Fund........(200 Ks) IRA.(200 Ks) Vang Wellington........ Mutual Global Discovery.Wells Fargo A...
by parigi723
Thu Jun 23, 2011 3:34 pm
Forum: Investing - Help with Personal Investments
Topic: Ready to switch portfolio to..........VTINX.
Replies: 6
Views: 1664

Ready to switch portfolio to..........VTINX.

Hello once again:
Is there a better time to transfer my money from my
portfolio into VTINX or it really does not matter? .Markets look very uncertain.......Thanks for your reply, :( .paregi
by parigi723
Tue May 24, 2011 10:45 am
Forum: Investing - Help with Personal Investments
Topic: updating a portfolio.......your opinion please?
Replies: 5
Views: 762

Thanks for your prompt reply: Kindly bear with me,I'm in a 10% Federal Marginal tax rate.My investments are in rollover IRA's.So it will be more beneficial to invest 400k's into(Vanguard's Total Bond Market Index Fund Admiral shares,Total Stock Market Index Fund Admiral Shares,Total International St...
by parigi723
Tue May 24, 2011 10:07 am
Forum: Investing - Help with Personal Investments
Topic: updating a portfolio.......your opinion please?
Replies: 5
Views: 762

updating a portfolio.......your opinion please?

Hello and many thanks for your previous reply: I think that I mentioned before,I'm retired and 70yso.I'm in the process of simplifying my portfolio from 45%stocks,50%Bonds,5%Short term reserves to Vanguard LifeStrategy Conservative Growth Fund.I'd like to relax and put investments on an auto portfol...
by parigi723
Mon May 16, 2011 7:07 am
Forum: Investing - Help with Personal Investments
Topic: Updating a portfolio..........
Replies: 1
Views: 453

Updating a portfolio..........

Hello: I'm 70yrs old and I need to update my portfolio with vanguard in order to do so I'll need to redeem some MF different than Vanguard's. I'm in a 10% tax bracket.Will it be wise to redeem my shares thru Vanguard's brokerage services or other.The financial plan offered by Vanguard says that I ne...

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