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by casun
Sun Oct 28, 2018 9:19 am
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: Tesla Model 3 Owners: Your experience so far
Replies: 75
Views: 10747

Re: Tesla Model 3 Owners: Your experience so far

I used to think it was pretty cool to see a Tesla tooling around town. Now when I see one I just chuckle at the fool that bit on Elon's fantasy. Tesla is not likely to survive, given the number of competitive models coming to market with established dealer networks and supply chain advantages. wron...
by casun
Sat Sep 08, 2018 3:05 pm
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: Is it sensible to buy a car from Elon Musk?
Replies: 59
Views: 3220

Re: Is it sensible to buy a car from Elon Musk?

Nate79 wrote:
Sat Sep 08, 2018 2:52 pm
No, I doubt the company will be around long. Saw a model 3 this weekend on the interstate. Ugliest car I've seen in a long time.
last month the model 3 was the 5th best selling passenger car in the u.s. i think tesla will be around for quite a while.
by casun
Sat Sep 08, 2018 1:59 pm
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: Is it sensible to buy a car from Elon Musk?
Replies: 59
Views: 3220

Re: Is it sensible to buy a car from Elon Musk?

his spat with the diver is a real head scratcher. everything else is noise. to answer your question - yes. in fact, i recently bought a model 3 and it is by far the best vehicle i’ve ever owned (out of nine).
by casun
Wed Jul 04, 2018 3:14 pm
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: To take or not to take delivery of Tesla 3
Replies: 1326
Views: 114144

Re: To take or not to take delivery of Tesla 3

i put the deposit down 4/2/2016 and ordered my model 3 last week. i’m looking forward to delivery before the end of the year.
by casun
Sun Dec 17, 2017 1:25 pm
Forum: Investing - Theory, News & General
Topic: Call the top! - Bitcoin
Replies: 191
Views: 21767

Re: Call the top! - Bitcoin

$40,000
by casun
Sat Nov 11, 2017 4:19 am
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: Thoughts about wearing a "uniform"/same thing everyday?
Replies: 138
Views: 11955

Re: Thouhgts about wearing a "uniform"/same thing everyday?

i've been wearing the same thing every day for a couple of years. i decided to do it for two reasons - 1) fewer decisions 2) some clothing combinations were more comfortable than others and i started regretting the clothing choices that were not the most comfortable. i ended up picking the most comf...
by casun
Sat Nov 04, 2017 11:27 am
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: Got an iPhoneX
Replies: 157
Views: 14646

Re: Got an iPhoneX

https://m.imgur.com/upload

upload the photos then copy the url and paste it here. i cant wait to see the photos.
by casun
Thu Oct 26, 2017 9:57 am
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: How to secure your website?
Replies: 17
Views: 1811

Re: How to secure your website?

we use wordpress and the products/services of this company and we have been very happy. https://sucuri.net/
by casun
Tue Jul 25, 2017 10:15 pm
Forum: Investing - Theory, News & General
Topic: Are bitcoins nonsense?
Replies: 73
Views: 7563

Re: Are bitcoins nonsense?

bitcoins are real things that have meaning, but that doesn't necessarily mean you should own them or "invest" in them.
by casun
Sat May 27, 2017 10:39 am
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: Cheap gym shirts w/ certain materials
Replies: 26
Views: 4215

Re: Cheap gym shirts w/ certain materials

forget cotton. nike dry fit t-shirts are the best for excercise. $20 at dicks.
by casun
Sun May 07, 2017 5:52 pm
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: sprouting at home and organic broccoli seeds?
Replies: 10
Views: 1593

Re: sprouting at home and organic broccoli seeds?

i've been buying for years from sproutpeople.com and i've been very happy. https://sproutpeople.org/seeds/broccoli-sprouts/

i've never used a mason jar. i use this https://sproutpeople.org/easy-sprout-sprouter/
by casun
Sun Feb 05, 2017 12:33 pm
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: Sam's Club vs Costco price comparison sources
Replies: 9
Views: 2091

Re: Sam's Club vs Costco price comparison sources

I can't really answer the question as I am unwilling to pay the vigorish for the privilege of shopping. That said, I do believe that Citibank offers "Price Rewind" for card members. https://www.citipricerewind.com/ If you pay with your Citibank card (if that is an option to you) you may be able to ...
by casun
Mon Jan 09, 2017 1:37 pm
Forum: Investing - Theory, News & General
Topic: Optum HSA
Replies: 11
Views: 1670

Re: Optum HSA

i was moved from wells to optum and i'm invested in wells fargo index admin with an expense ratio of .25%. not bad. i'll switch to better vanguard options when they're available.
by casun
Wed Dec 14, 2016 11:27 pm
Forum: Investing - Help with Personal Investments
Topic: Backdoor Roth IRA Question
Replies: 2
Views: 552

Re: Backdoor Roth IRA Question

thanks Alan.
by casun
Tue Dec 13, 2016 2:51 pm
Forum: Investing - Help with Personal Investments
Topic: Backdoor Roth IRA Question
Replies: 2
Views: 552

Backdoor Roth IRA Question

earlier this year i contributed $5,500 to a traditional ira with the intent of converting it to a roth ira. i then realized that i needed to do something with an existing rollover ira before converting the traditional to roth. i took care of the rollover ira by moving it into my company 401k. that p...
by casun
Sat Sep 24, 2016 11:08 am
Forum: Personal Finance (Not Investing)
Topic: Best online bill payment service.
Replies: 30
Views: 3369

Re: Best online bill payment service.

i've used paytrust for about 15 years and like it very much. all my bills in one place. i haven't been to my mailbox in years. http://paytrust.quicken.com/
by casun
Tue Sep 06, 2016 8:23 pm
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: How much is your cell phone bill?
Replies: 263
Views: 32375

Re: How much is your cell phone bill?

Carrier: Verizon
Number of Lines: 1
Unlimited text msgs: Yes
Data: 2GB
Monthly Cost (including taxes): $66

now i'm looking into RingPlus...
by casun
Wed Aug 31, 2016 9:27 pm
Forum: Personal Finance (Not Investing)
Topic: Starting a CPA firm
Replies: 15
Views: 1963

Re: Starting a CPA firm

have you thought about preparing tax returns with one of these new uber-model type services while you build your practice? http://tax.chat/experts/

i have no experience with these services and no affiliation with the above but have seen a few of them pop up in the marketplace recently.
by casun
Sun Aug 21, 2016 11:51 am
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: How much do you spend on coffee/tea?
Replies: 58
Views: 5315

Re: How much do you spend on coffee/tea?

i buy jose's whole bean coffee from costco. 3 pound bags cost about $18 and last about 3 weeks. every weekend i make a week's worth of cold brew coffee. coffee plus filters run about $25/month.
by casun
Thu Aug 11, 2016 9:45 am
Forum: Investing - Theory, News & General
Topic: Vanguard Small Business 401k [your experience]
Replies: 1
Views: 255

Vanguard Small Business 401k [your experience]

are you a small business owner that has vanguard small business 401k plan for employees? how do you like it? what are the costs (above and beyond the individual fund expenses)?
by casun
Sun Jul 24, 2016 10:43 pm
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: Double Walled Stainless Steel tip for Fans of the Cocktail
Replies: 7
Views: 1133

Re: Drink faster

daveatca wrote:My friends/neighbors think Yeti is the greatest.
http://yeti.com/rambler-lowball/
save yourself some money http://www.walmart.com/ip/Ozark-Trail-2 ... r/49772705
by casun
Sat Jul 02, 2016 8:54 am
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: Hotel in Honolulu?
Replies: 26
Views: 2602

Re: Hotel in Honolulu?

apply for the spg amex and use the points to lower the cost of the moana surfrider.
by casun
Sun Jun 26, 2016 10:59 am
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: Quality Coffee Maker?
Replies: 54
Views: 7310

Re: Quality Coffee Maker?

After doing extensive reading and searching, it seems that a simple pour over cup works as well or better than a machine...going with it, thanks good choice. i suggest a kettle with a delicate, controlable pour. i use a hario v60 kettle but there are others with similar qualities. https://www.amazo...
by casun
Sun May 22, 2016 5:32 pm
Forum: Investing - Theory, News & General
Topic: "Can Anything Stop Vanguard?"
Replies: 50
Views: 9309

Re: "Can Anything Stop Vanguard?"

i keep reading about customer service complaints but my experience has been excellent. every time i call i get someone on the phone in under a minute and my questions are answered.
by casun
Sat May 21, 2016 6:42 pm
Forum: Personal Finance (Not Investing)
Topic: AMEX Premier Rewards Gold Card Point to mile conversions
Replies: 6
Views: 665

Re: AMEX Premier Rewards Gold Card Point to mile conversions

the starwood preferred guest amex might be a good choice. you can transfer points to american airlines with a 20% bonus (e.g. 100k starwood points transfer to american aadvantage as 120k miles).
by casun
Sat Apr 30, 2016 1:29 pm
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: What are Costco's best deals?
Replies: 346
Views: 68063

Re: What are Costco's best deals?

i've never had an issue buying in "bulk" (a costco misnomer, in my opinion) and i do all of my shopping at costco, once per week. and i'm only buying for two, not a large family. the quality and prices are excellent. to answer the original question, the "best deal" is probably the hot dog, even thou...
by casun
Wed Apr 20, 2016 9:08 pm
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: Toyota Tacoma owners?
Replies: 56
Views: 9396

Re: Toyota Tacoma owners?

i drive a 2010 double cab long bed. i love the truck. i do not love the mpg. i'm looking forward to the tesla model 3. :D
by casun
Mon Apr 18, 2016 5:47 pm
Forum: Personal Finance (Not Investing)
Topic: How Did You File Your Income Taxes for 2015?
Replies: 101
Views: 8764

Re: How Did You File Your Income Taxes for 2015?

i used free tax usa. it was easier than turbo tax and only $12.95