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by parigi723
Thu Aug 17, 2017 4:56 am
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: Where to buy glasses for eclipse viewing ?
Replies: 59
Views: 4278

Re: Where to buy glasses for eclipse viewing ?

Hello:
Some libraries give them away for free,two pp!
by parigi723
Sat Jul 15, 2017 5:33 am
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: Bob's Red Mill Old Country Muesli.......
Replies: 1
Views: 476

Bob's Red Mill Old Country Muesli.......

Hello friends!
Very good reviews on this product on Amazon..............Your opinion please?
As always many thanks,araucano.
by parigi723
Wed Jul 12, 2017 3:34 pm
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: Home made "Trail mix"
Replies: 13
Views: 923

Home made "Trail mix"

Hello everyone:
Does anyone makes his/her own "Trail mix" at home? if you do,do you get your ingredients at the big chains: WM,Trader Joe's etc?
Your replyies are very much appreciated! araucano
by parigi723
Sat Jul 08, 2017 1:34 pm
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: A question about GENTLE excercise.............
Replies: 22
Views: 2528

A question about GENTLE excercise.............

Hello everyone: Many thanks for your previous replies........ On thursday I was in a reunion and before the conference,people were talking about diets and exercice...........a name came up John Schlorholtz,Ageless Yoga a routine gentle to the joints and the benefit of breathing deeply and relax........
by parigi723
Fri Jul 07, 2017 5:14 pm
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: Are you finding any good values at Amazon anymore?
Replies: 149
Views: 13667

Re: Are you finding any good values at Amazon anymore?

I buy my books for less.............hope it helps!parigi.
by parigi723
Mon Jun 12, 2017 4:24 am
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: Your fav espionage/thriller books for summer
Replies: 4
Views: 680

Your fav espionage/thriller books for summer

Hello everyone:
Yesterday I finish "The eye of the needle",I simply loved it.Would you like to share your favorite ones?
Many thanks for your replies,parigi.
by parigi723
Tue May 16, 2017 5:31 am
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: Does anybody know? [where to find toaster oven reviews]
Replies: 12
Views: 1511

Does anybody know? [where to find toaster oven reviews]

Of a reliable source besides "Consumer reports",where I can obtain reviews of oven toasters?
Many thanks as always for your kind help on my ?, parigi.
by parigi723
Fri Mar 31, 2017 9:34 am
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: quickest or best way to learn Spanish?
Replies: 39
Views: 3300

Re: quickest or best way to learn Spanish?

I found u-tube French lessons very helpful.........and FREE!
Buena suerte! 8-)
by parigi723
Sat Mar 04, 2017 11:48 am
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: Have you been under the care of...........
Replies: 2
Views: 518

Have you been under the care of...........

A naturopathic physician?
Would you care to share your experience?..........your results?
Many thanks in advance,a very educating forum! parigi.
by parigi723
Sat Feb 18, 2017 11:37 am
Forum: Investing - Help with Personal Investments
Topic: How do you invest the proceeds [from your RMD?]
Replies: 22
Views: 2167

How do you invest the proceeds [from your RMD?]

from your RMD's?????
Many thanks! parigi. :dollar
by parigi723
Sat Jan 14, 2017 10:32 am
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: pointers to info on medicare?
Replies: 8
Views: 709

Re: pointers to info on medicare?

Hi:
I agree with blueblock,here in Fl We have Elder affairs org and they are very helpful,and one can check with them every year
to update ones situation.............
by parigi723
Tue Jan 10, 2017 5:54 am
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: Silicone mat for small sheet pans !2"x 9"
Replies: 13
Views: 1161

Silicone mat for small sheet pans !2"x 9"

Hello everyone:
Do you have a fav oven silicone mat brand?......please advice.
As usual many thanks for your previous replies. parigi.
by parigi723
Tue Jan 03, 2017 5:33 am
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: A kitchen timer made in the USA.........
Replies: 22
Views: 2180

A kitchen timer made in the USA.........

Hello everyone: I know its a difficult task,;).I've checked some on Amazon and are simply junk made in China. I'd not mind paying a bit more as long as its made in the old USA........suggestions please? Many thanks for your kindness,parigi.
by parigi723
Tue Dec 27, 2016 6:47 am
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: anyone living in central america?(Nicaragua, Costa Rica, Panama, Belize...)
Replies: 30
Views: 5095

Re: anyone living in central america?(Nicaragua, Costa Rica, Panama, Belize...)

Best way would be to spend a 6 month vacation,BEFORE,making plans to move there,or "buy property there.
by parigi723
Mon Dec 26, 2016 6:24 am
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: How to get rid of your belly........
Replies: 82
Views: 11176

How to get rid of your belly........

Hello everyone: This is not a "personal consumer" question,more of a health question. Have any of you improved your health by decreasing the size of your belly successfully? Would you care to share the regime followed? If not.....can you suggest a web site helpful in this matter? I have le...
by parigi723
Sun Dec 18, 2016 6:32 am
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: Anyone living in Mexico.......?
Replies: 1
Views: 481

Anyone living in Mexico.......?

Hello and many thanks for your previous replies.One can learn quite a bit in these forums.
If you live today in Mexico,what's your opinion about San Miguel de Allende?
by parigi723
Sun Dec 18, 2016 5:50 am
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: How old is your vehicle?
Replies: 200
Views: 16300

Re: How old is your vehicle?

Ford 250,2001 186 K,love it to death :D
by parigi723
Wed Dec 14, 2016 5:52 am
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: Your fava 70% dark chocolate brand?
Replies: 40
Views: 3346

Your fava 70% dark chocolate brand?

Hello:
Do you have a particular favorite brand of 70% dark chocolate? Thank you all for your input!
Happy holidays!!!!! .parigi. :wink:
by parigi723
Sun Dec 04, 2016 6:09 am
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: Any particular oven toaster you prefer????
Replies: 23
Views: 2291

Any particular oven toaster you prefer????

Hello everyone:
I live in Fl. and during the summer month is very hot to use my gas propane stove.I'm thinking of buying a small/medium oven toaster.Any suggestions........Many thanks,parigi. :confused
by parigi723
Thu Jul 28, 2016 5:38 am
Forum: Personal Finance (Not Investing)
Topic: Are there any dental insurance worthwhile?????
Replies: 31
Views: 3537

Are there any dental insurance worthwhile?????

Hello everyone:
With the prices of dental maintenance keep going up, I was thinking of looking for dental insurance.
Your opinion is much appreciated.........Looking forward to your replies,parigi.
by parigi723
Thu Jul 21, 2016 7:51 pm
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: Cinque terre in September....
Replies: 18
Views: 1704

Re: Cinque terre in September....

Have a joyful holiday!!!!!!!!!!!!!
by parigi723
Thu Jul 21, 2016 7:23 pm
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: Cinque terre in September....
Replies: 18
Views: 1704

Cinque terre in September....

Hello everyone: Have any of you spend time in Cinque Terre in september????? Confortable? too cold?. Any particular experience,that you would like to comment about it? Have you used Europe's back door by Rick Steves'? useful? I'd like to do it with a back pack and stay in pensiones and take day trip...
by parigi723
Sat Apr 23, 2016 6:05 am
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: Free Windows 10 Upgrade, Yes or No?
Replies: 533
Views: 73911

Have you upgrade to Windows 10?

[Thread merged into here, see below. --admin LadyGeek]

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: 1370

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: 1370

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

[Thread merged into here, see below. --admin LadyGeek]

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: 1370

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: 453

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!
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: 61
Views: 6963

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: 61
Views: 6963

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: 678

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: 589

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: 5082

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: 5082

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: 630

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: 437

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: 4493

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: 1034

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: 12198

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: 3102

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: 3102

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: 1119

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: 7169

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 th...
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: 3526

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: 3526

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: 3526

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: 3526

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: 1605

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: 63
Views: 5906

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.