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by tiredguy
Fri Feb 07, 2020 12:23 am
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: Alternative Thanksgiving
Replies: 23
Views: 1517

Re: Alternative Thanksgiving

It sounds as if you and your parents value the actual dates. If this is the case, paying more to travel during the holiday is likely worthwhile. As you describe your parents as elderly, this quality time will not last forever. If you want to change the "tradition" for future generations, y...
by tiredguy
Mon Oct 07, 2019 10:28 pm
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: Travel health ins. for visitors to US - Patriot Platinum vs Atlas America vs Others?
Replies: 9
Views: 1176

Re: Travel health ins. for visitors to US - Patriot Platinum vs Atlas America vs Others?

What is the relationship between Atlas America, Tokio Marine, and HCC Medical Insurance? As far as I can tell, they are the same. You can read 58 out of 58 1-star reviews of HCC Medical Insurance if you search for them. Very easy to pay money to Atlas America; very difficult to receive claim from To...
by tiredguy
Fri May 03, 2019 9:34 pm
Forum: Personal Finance (Not Investing)
Topic: Move to South Florida or Baltimore?
Replies: 29
Views: 3247

Re: Move to South Florida or Baltimore?

I have commuted 6 years from MoCo to Hopkins. Since most of the traffic is between Howard County and Hopkins, once you live outside the city, you might as well live anyplace you want. The worst part is getting out of the city in the PM from Hopkins and living in HoCo's not gonna spare me that proble...
by tiredguy
Fri Apr 14, 2017 10:14 pm
Forum: Personal Finance (Not Investing)
Topic: Physician using Turbotax, owing 30K so far already...
Replies: 65
Views: 9018

Re: Physician using Turbotax, owing 30K so far already...

The OP is paying AMT which likely has contributed to owing more $ than withholding. Is it true that paying more tax for AMT is subject to penalty in future years? If not true, why should OP withhold more when OP could stash the payment in savings, etc., for the year and pay the excess AMT in April? ...