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by coupleofcents
Thu Apr 02, 2020 11:58 am
Forum: Investing - Theory, News & General
Topic: Sitting on a bunch of cash; what to do with it if I believe we're headed for SPX 1800 and protracted recession?
Replies: 206
Views: 21573

Re: Sitting on a bunch of cash; what to do with it if I believe we're headed for SPX 1800 and protracted recession?

My first advice would be not to make any drastic changes or sells to your portfolio but since you have already: Set a schedule like once a month, or even like SPX targets like 2500, 2250, 2000, 1800 etc and buy back in. Time is on your side. You are not going to time it perfectly. Read https://aweal...
by coupleofcents
Thu Mar 26, 2020 8:09 am
Forum: Personal Investments
Topic: Guys I Rebalanced (Moved Monies Out Of S&P 500)
Replies: 301
Views: 18162

Re: Guys I Rebalanced (Moved Monies Out Of S&P 500)

Where is the Op? He dropped the mic when he said a 10% up day was impossible. No way he would want to pick it up and continue. Better to burn out than to fade away!! :twisted: :twisted: :twisted: Hey guys I noticed the comment about the 10% drop not happening and commented on the irony. But let's n...
by coupleofcents
Wed Mar 25, 2020 1:38 pm
Forum: Personal Investments
Topic: Guys I Rebalanced (Moved Monies Out Of S&P 500)
Replies: 301
Views: 18162

Re: Guys I Rebalanced (Moved Monies Out Of S&P 500)

Yes, there could be major gains in the market, but do you really think I'm going to miss a 10% one day gain on The S&P 500 right now? Do you really and honestly think that's going to happen? I think you said you decided not to sell on this past Monday. But if you did sell, I think you would have ve...
by coupleofcents
Wed Mar 25, 2020 8:16 am
Forum: Personal Investments
Topic: What's your average purchase price into SP500 since market drop?
Replies: 5
Views: 573

Re: What's your average purchase price into SP500 since market drop?

2400-2500. Eyeballing my purchases in the last 3 weeks below gives me about $120-122 for VTI which is about 2400-2500 for S&P. 5K VTI at $132.00 10K VTI at $125.09 7.5K VTI at 119.22 7.5K VTI at 115.30 5K VTI at 110.30 I have one more 5K lot set to sell if S&P hits around 2000. This 50K was money I ...
by coupleofcents
Wed Mar 25, 2020 7:55 am
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: Are you still going to the grocery store or using a delivery service? Which?
Replies: 329
Views: 24506

Re: Are you still going to the grocery store or using a delivery service? Which?

Still shopping personally at the stores. I just prefer to look over the produce and meats and pick what looks best to me. Once back in my vehicle, I use hand sanitizer and then wash with soap and water once home. Of course, I am still playing tennis with a group of guys so I have not quite isolated...
by coupleofcents
Tue Mar 24, 2020 3:38 pm
Forum: Investing - Theory, News & General
Topic: Who's buying today? where's all the "dry powder" folks at? :)
Replies: 514
Views: 50537

Re: Who's buying today? where's all the "dry powder" folks at? :)

bugleheadd wrote:
Tue Mar 24, 2020 3:28 pm
wish i put more when markets was down 35% yestreday
I'm sure everyone does. Don't worry, sometime in the near future you will wish you had put more in when the markets were down 40%.
by coupleofcents
Tue Mar 24, 2020 10:03 am
Forum: Investing - Theory, News & General
Topic: U.S. stocks continue to soar!
Replies: 6465
Views: 546567

Re: U.S. stocks continue to soar!

I don't see how this is good news. This rally/reaction is way too optimistic. We will get back to the business of rebuilding the economy in good time, but you can't short-circuit the process. You especially can't decide to throw all our seniors overboard in favor of economic recovery, which thought...
by coupleofcents
Tue Mar 24, 2020 8:26 am
Forum: Investing - Theory, News & General
Topic: Who's buying today? where's all the "dry powder" folks at? :)
Replies: 514
Views: 50537

Re: Who's buying today? where's all the "dry powder" folks at? :)

the looming question is.....are we at the bottom. Today may be a pivot point.....but part of me feels even so, things may drop again. Time will tell.... I'm seeing early news of a bump today but no one really knows. I have one last limit buy for VTI at $104.00. Got $5000 yesterday at $110.00. I'm l...
by coupleofcents
Mon Mar 23, 2020 3:03 pm
Forum: Investing - Theory, News & General
Topic: Who here is buying stocks today and how much?
Replies: 306
Views: 27694

Re: Who here is buying stocks today and how much?

Here's what I did with $50,000. This was in Ally Savings for a 2nd home investment property at some point in the future. Decided to put it to work instead: 5K VTI at $132.00 10K VTI at $125.09 7.5K VTI at 119.22 7.5K VTI at 115.30 5K VTI at 110.30 10K VXUS at 39.20 5K limit order for VTI at $104.00....
by coupleofcents
Mon Mar 23, 2020 2:41 pm
Forum: Investing - Theory, News & General
Topic: Who's buying today? where's all the "dry powder" folks at? :)
Replies: 514
Views: 50537

Re: Who's buying today? where's all the "dry powder" folks at? :)

Now is your chance! VTI is at 117.92 Bought today at 119$ :mrgreen: Damn it went to 114$ today. This volatility is driving me crazy. Bought $7,500 of VTI this morning at 119.00 as well. Bought $10,000 at $125.00 few days ago and 10,000 for VSUS at 39.00. Have another 17,500 left in the tank I will ...
by coupleofcents
Fri Mar 20, 2020 3:31 pm
Forum: Investing - Theory, News & General
Topic: Who's buying today? where's all the "dry powder" folks at? :)
Replies: 514
Views: 50537

Re: Who's buying today? where's all the "dry powder" folks at? :)

Kicking myself for not buying VTI today at 118$. Hopefully I'll see that price again in the coming days. Now is your chance! VTI is at 117.92 Bought today at 119$ :mrgreen: Damn it went to 114$ today. This volatility is driving me crazy. Bought $7,500 of VTI this morning at 119.00 as well. Bought $...
by coupleofcents
Wed Mar 18, 2020 2:07 pm
Forum: Investing - Theory, News & General
Topic: Who's buying today? where's all the "dry powder" folks at? :)
Replies: 514
Views: 50537

Re: Who's buying today? where's all the "dry powder" folks at? :)

Kicking myself for not buying VTI today at 118$. Hopefully I'll see that price again in the coming days. Now is your chance! VTI is at 117.92 Bought today at 119$ :mrgreen: Damn it went to 114$ today. This volatility is driving me crazy. Bought $7,500 of VTI this morning at 119.00 as well. Bought $...
by coupleofcents
Fri Feb 07, 2020 8:53 am
Forum: Personal Finance (Not Investing)
Topic: Help Me Find a Good Mortgage Calculator for Savings from Prepaying Mortgage
Replies: 11
Views: 871

Re: Help Me Find a Good Mortgage Calculator for Savings from Prepaying Mortgage

Looking for a mortgage calculator that will show me the savings when making a 1 time extra payment … at specific points when we sell the house. … Likely sell the house in 3-7 years. The rate of return of making any extra payment on a mortgage is the interest rate of the loan itself. Nate79's statem...
by coupleofcents
Thu Feb 06, 2020 2:12 pm
Forum: Personal Finance (Not Investing)
Topic: Help Me Find a Good Mortgage Calculator for Savings from Prepaying Mortgage
Replies: 11
Views: 871

Re: Help Me Find a Good Mortgage Calculator for Savings from Prepaying Mortgage

tenkuky wrote:
Thu Feb 06, 2020 1:01 pm
Mortgage Professor
https://www.mtgprofessor.com/calculators.htm
Use the payoff calculators (#2 series)
Yep, this works. I can specify one time payment, then view the amortization schedule and see the savings at any point during the loan period. Nice. Thank you.
by coupleofcents
Thu Feb 06, 2020 12:57 pm
Forum: Personal Finance (Not Investing)
Topic: Help Me Find a Good Mortgage Calculator for Savings from Prepaying Mortgage
Replies: 11
Views: 871

Help Me Find a Good Mortgage Calculator for Savings from Prepaying Mortgage

Looking for a mortgage calculator that will show me the savings when making a 1 time extra payment. The catch, I don't need to know the savings over the course of the entire loan, just at specific points when we sell the house. My scenario: 26 years left on 30 year mortgage at 3.875%. Remaining bala...
by coupleofcents
Thu Jan 02, 2020 11:11 am
Forum: Personal Investments
Topic: Any Reason to Not Use Roth IRA for House Down Payment Money?
Replies: 32
Views: 3070

Re: Any Reason to Not Use Roth IRA for House Down Payment Money?

What is the point of contributing to Roth only to keep the money in MM? You wont' be getting any gains, just needlessly complicating your taxes and house purchase. The biggest reason not to use Roth for this purpose is that Roth should be the last resort, not part of Plan A, B, or even C. The fact ...
by coupleofcents
Thu Jan 02, 2020 11:08 am
Forum: Personal Investments
Topic: Any Reason to Not Use Roth IRA for House Down Payment Money?
Replies: 32
Views: 3070

Re: Any Reason to Not Use Roth IRA for House Down Payment Money?

And while I'm at it, why doesn't your wife contribute to a Roth some years while you do traditional? Why does she (assumedly) get stuck with bonds while you get the stocks? She should have a chance to start her 5-year clock, if she hasn't yet. As far as the second one maybe the wife is eligible for...
by coupleofcents
Thu Jan 02, 2020 11:07 am
Forum: Personal Investments
Topic: Any Reason to Not Use Roth IRA for House Down Payment Money?
Replies: 32
Views: 3070

Re: Any Reason to Not Use Roth IRA for House Down Payment Money?

What makes this difficult is I'm saving about $500/month toward the down payment, so not using the 12,000 from ROTH may delay buying a house by 2 years in which time home prices will continue to rise. As a general rule, house prices can't rise much faster than incomes -- otherwise nobody could affo...
by coupleofcents
Thu Jan 02, 2020 11:05 am
Forum: Personal Investments
Topic: Any Reason to Not Use Roth IRA for House Down Payment Money?
Replies: 32
Views: 3070

Re: Any Reason to Not Use Roth IRA for House Down Payment Money?

Any reason I should not put the money in Vanguard Prime Money Market as a Roth with the idea that I may use it in 2 years? What's the point of even putting it in the Roth if you're going to keep it in a money market fund? That's a waste of valuable Roth space. That's where your stock funds should b...
by coupleofcents
Wed Dec 18, 2019 9:41 am
Forum: Personal Investments
Topic: Any Reason to Not Use Roth IRA for House Down Payment Money?
Replies: 32
Views: 3070

Re: Any Reason to Not Use Roth IRA for House Down Payment Money?

Thank you for all you responses. I think I will not front load my Roth IRA this year in January but rather wait until next year sometime in March/April to decide whether to load up the Roth. I understand everyone's comment about not using Roth money for the house. In the ideal world I would have mon...
by coupleofcents
Mon Dec 16, 2019 9:14 am
Forum: Personal Investments
Topic: Any Reason to Not Use Roth IRA for House Down Payment Money?
Replies: 32
Views: 3070

Re: Any Reason to Not Use Roth IRA for House Down Payment Money?

1130Super wrote:
Mon Dec 16, 2019 9:13 am
You say you max them out in January will that be for 2019 or 2020 , because IRS lets you wait until April of 2021 to make contributions for 2020
I would max out for 2020. I front load.
by coupleofcents
Mon Dec 16, 2019 9:09 am
Forum: Personal Investments
Topic: Any Reason to Not Use Roth IRA for House Down Payment Money?
Replies: 32
Views: 3070

Any Reason to Not Use Roth IRA for House Down Payment Money?

Normally come January I max out the Roth IRA for me and Traditional IRA for my stay at home spouse. Also max out work retirement plan. I'm thinking to do the same this year, with the possibility to withdraw this year and next year's Roth contributions for a house down payment in about 2 years from n...
by coupleofcents
Wed Oct 02, 2019 9:51 am
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: Suggestions for good leather shoe?
Replies: 43
Views: 4868

Re: Suggestions for good leather shoe?

A chukka boot would be good like https://bananarepublic.gap.com/browse/product.do?pid=493159002&cid=1032806&pcid=1032806&grid=pds_5_10_1&irgwc=1&clickid=W%3AxVsuVt0xyJRXuwUx0Mo3c3UknxsEy0eXo%3A0w0&ap=6&tid=braff4025845&siteID=brafcid383276&ak_t=C7E1F89B9E26A1643A4288DBBC0B287C17D5855CFF400000700B92...
by coupleofcents
Tue Oct 01, 2019 7:22 am
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: Suggestions for good leather shoe?
Replies: 43
Views: 4868

Re: Suggestions for good leather shoe?

I say AE as well but I would not do the factory seconds. Full disclaimer, I have bought numerous Allen edmonds both factory seconds and non. The problem with the seconds is that you are still using good money to pay for them and they are both cheap. In addition you never know what you are going to ...
by coupleofcents
Mon Sep 30, 2019 9:10 am
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: Suggestions for good leather shoe?
Replies: 43
Views: 4868

Re: Suggestions for good leather shoe?

Well, I used to live in LA but now I'm in Atlanta. So I may not be the most qualified since Atlanta winters will be mild compared to Chicago. Part of my reason for switching out shoes in Fall/Winter is for variety sake, but also for for functionality. So for Fall/Winter I have a Floresheim Cap Toe, ...
by coupleofcents
Fri Sep 27, 2019 8:42 am
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: Suggestions for good leather shoe?
Replies: 43
Views: 4868

Re: Suggestions for good leather shoe?

Thank you everyone for great suggestions! I really liked Thursday Boots - just curious if is it really a good brand, and on par with Allen Edmonds? Looks like they use full-grain leather and goodyear welt construction on their leather shoes. Some questions: 1. Is it any good if these leather shoes ...
by coupleofcents
Thu Sep 26, 2019 11:29 am
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: Suggestions for good leather shoe?
Replies: 43
Views: 4868

Re: Suggestions for good leather shoe?

check out https://www.jackerwin.com/ or https://thursdayboots.com/collections/m ... es-wingtip

These are both mfg to consumer type companies. Jack Erwin I think is Blake stitched. Thursday shoes (not only boots) are Goodyear Welt. Blake Stitch is good too. Both do free returns.
by coupleofcents
Fri Sep 20, 2019 12:49 pm
Forum: Investing - Theory, News & General
Topic: Why does dividend investing not work?
Replies: 186
Views: 28180

Re: Why does dividend investing not work?

I think a lot people who focus on dividend investing like the idea of only withdrawing dividends in retirement to fund their living expenses, rather than selling shares. This provides safety against selling shares during a market crash etc. However, companies can choose to cut their dividends so thi...
by coupleofcents
Tue Aug 20, 2019 12:51 pm
Forum: Personal Finance (Not Investing)
Topic: Credit card annual fee coming up - what to do?
Replies: 25
Views: 2982

Re: Credit card annual fee coming up - what to do?

Try to ask for another year without fee. If that doesn't work, downgrade to Quicksilver if you think you will use the Quicksilver at some point. But you said you already had the Chase Freedom Unlimited for 1.5% cash back, so probably downgrade to Capital Venture One with no annual fee. Then apply fo...
by coupleofcents
Thu Aug 15, 2019 10:16 am
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: Is this 25% savings?
Replies: 67
Views: 5495

Re: Is this 25% savings?

Just change the rate to $150.00 so marketing can keep their 25% savings language. 40 dollars off doesn't work as well I think because people don't have an anchor point if this is there first time paying for this product/service. Btw, I personally don't find 20 or 25% off anything that enticing. But...
by coupleofcents
Thu Aug 15, 2019 10:09 am
Forum: Investing - Theory, News & General
Topic: Why is market timing bad in this case?
Replies: 52
Views: 3677

Re: Why is market timing bad in this case?

2 problems: 1. You forgot to include dividends payouts in your comparison. 2. These numbers involve static changes, 10% returns, every year. But the market doesn't actually work like that. There will be ups and downs and the hypothetical person will still have to choose when to jump in. This would i...
by coupleofcents
Wed Aug 14, 2019 9:44 am
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: Is this 25% savings?
Replies: 67
Views: 5495

Re: Is this 25% savings?

Just change the rate to $150.00 so marketing can keep their 25% savings language.

40 dollars off doesn't work as well I think because people don't have an anchor point if this is there first time paying for this product/service.

Btw, I personally don't find 20 or 25% off anything that enticing.
by coupleofcents
Wed Aug 07, 2019 7:06 am
Forum: Personal Finance (Not Investing)
Topic: Fixed vs Variable Mortgage
Replies: 23
Views: 1318

Re: Fixed vs Variable Mortgage

There's also a high chance you move at some point in the future. Average home owner is in a house for 7 years. Given that you're starting out in a career, with 2 young children, I suspect you will move at some point before the 17-18 year point you mentioned. So I would probably just refinance now to...
by coupleofcents
Thu Jul 25, 2019 3:04 pm
Forum: Personal Finance (Not Investing)
Topic: Getting New House Fever... Advice?
Replies: 26
Views: 2122

Re: Getting New House Fever... Advice?

Remember, there is always another house. Sometimes you can fall in love with a place and don't want to let it go. But there will always be another house to fall in love with. Seems like you should wait for now.
by coupleofcents
Fri Jul 19, 2019 7:37 am
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: Is Sacramento Affordable--Under $400K Family Home?
Replies: 14
Views: 2232

Re: Is Sacramento Affordable--Under $400K Family Home?

- children 4 months and 2-1/2 years Will you be staying in Sacramento long? Will kids go to public school? We plan to home school so public schools are not a top priority now. We both have siblings who home school their kids so we have a realistic idea of what this entails. If we ever decided to ch...
by coupleofcents
Thu Jul 18, 2019 7:10 am
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: Is Sacramento Affordable--Under $400K Family Home?
Replies: 14
Views: 2232

Is Sacramento Affordable--Under $400K Family Home?

For those familiar with Sacramento, do you think finding a house 400K or less for a family with 2 young kids is doable? Wife wants a relatively safer neighborhood (totally subjective) but it doesn't have to be the richest part of town either. What neighborhoods do you recommend? We are okay with 150...
by coupleofcents
Fri Jun 28, 2019 10:17 am
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: Where to Live? N. Orange County, CA or Vancouver, WA or Atlanta
Replies: 82
Views: 7747

Re: Where to Live? N. Orange County, CA or Vancouver, WA or Atlanta

i hate to be that guy, but man, i couldn't imagine being able to afford a decent lifestyle on a ~$130K HH income with 2 small kids. truthfully, that type of income might not be comfortable in anywhere but a low to mid COL region - certainly not two of the most expensive in north america. And if the...
by coupleofcents
Wed Jun 26, 2019 2:43 pm
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: Going to Ireland in July
Replies: 24
Views: 1980

Re: Going to Ireland in July

Cliffs of Moher if you're going out west toward Galway. There's another cliff I believe north of that that is less populated and even better views, but I can't recall the name -- we didn't do it. Most Spectacular Cliffs of Kerry I think. We went in March and were the only people at the "Most Specta...
by coupleofcents
Tue Jun 25, 2019 7:17 am
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: Where to Live? N. Orange County, CA or Vancouver, WA or Atlanta
Replies: 82
Views: 7747

Re: Where to Live? N. Orange County, CA or Vancouver, WA or Atlanta

OP we have been on a similar journey/similar decision points. I'm from a Rocky Mountain state; my DH is an immigrant but CA-based since he moved here in his early 20s. We met and got married in CA, then moved to NJ for our careers. Had a kid and knew we didn't want her to grow up so far from family...
by coupleofcents
Tue Jun 25, 2019 7:12 am
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: Where to Live? N. Orange County, CA or Vancouver, WA or Atlanta
Replies: 82
Views: 7747

Re: Where to Live? N. Orange County, CA or Vancouver, WA or Atlanta

I grew up in Portland (1972-1997) and have lived in Atlanta since 2001. I can't comment on southern California. Below are things I would consider in the debate of Vancouver vs Atlanta. I think the most important items are jobs, housing cost and weather. Jobs: Atlanta has a ton more jobs than Portla...
by coupleofcents
Fri Jun 21, 2019 8:06 am
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: Where to Live? N. Orange County, CA or Vancouver, WA or Atlanta
Replies: 82
Views: 7747

Re: Where to Live? N. Orange County, CA or Vancouver, WA or Atlanta

Officially moved from just east of Vancouver yesterday. We were there for a decade and loved it. Here’s the stickler though, my husband needed to find a new job and could not in the Portland area. And living in Vancouver you don’t really want to work in Portland because of the income tax and the ho...
by coupleofcents
Thu Jun 20, 2019 8:45 am
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: Where to Live? N. Orange County, CA or Vancouver, WA or Atlanta
Replies: 82
Views: 7747

Re: Where to Live? N. Orange County, CA or Vancouver, WA or Atlanta

Georgia. Very easy decision. Much higher quality life there. Opposite thought here. Atlanta has become gridlocked and stifling. Vancouver WA sounds terrific. Different strokes. Yeah, my wife and I have lived in ATL since 1989 and we are bolting in April or May, 2020. No viable medium to longer term...
by coupleofcents
Thu Jun 20, 2019 8:43 am
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: Where to Live? N. Orange County, CA or Vancouver, WA or Atlanta
Replies: 82
Views: 7747

Re: Where to Live? N. Orange County, CA or Vancouver, WA or Atlanta

I am a long term strategic think but my wife makes a good point that the living happens now and she feels there is a lot of value to be near family. I like the idea that "the living happens now". Your kids are quite young - 2.5 years and 3 months. The family tug is probably stronger for your wife (...
by coupleofcents
Wed Jun 19, 2019 11:51 am
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: Where to Live? N. Orange County, CA or Vancouver, WA or Atlanta
Replies: 82
Views: 7747

Re: Where to Live? N. Orange County, CA or Vancouver, WA or Atlanta

If you regularly read this forum, apparently financially renting long term is better than buying per many posters. So I guess that shouldn't be a detriment to moving back to Orange County. Should also allow you to look for something with a short commute to avoid the traffic to some extent. Living a...
by coupleofcents
Wed Jun 19, 2019 11:48 am
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: Where to Live? N. Orange County, CA or Vancouver, WA or Atlanta
Replies: 82
Views: 7747

Re: Where to Live? N. Orange County, CA or Vancouver, WA or Atlanta

OP, You don't mention what YOU want. I suppose that should be a higher priority considering you are the sole breadwinner. If you are unhappy where you live or work then you cannot give your best and earn to your full potential. And that is of no help to your family. Money isn't everything but it is...
by coupleofcents
Wed Jun 19, 2019 11:46 am
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: Where to Live? N. Orange County, CA or Vancouver, WA or Atlanta
Replies: 82
Views: 7747

Re: Where to Live? N. Orange County, CA or Vancouver, WA or Atlanta

What is this obsession with "living near family"? 1) you have your own family now - wife, 2 kids. Everyone else is now just "extended family" 2) Atlanta has a major international airport - you can fly anywhere to visit your extended family or whoever you want, on your own timetable 3) How about you...
by coupleofcents
Wed Jun 19, 2019 11:44 am
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: Where to Live? N. Orange County, CA or Vancouver, WA or Atlanta
Replies: 82
Views: 7747

Re: Where to Live? N. Orange County, CA or Vancouver, WA or Atlanta

left The OC four years ago? Good luck finding comparable housing to what you had. Not gonna happen unless you have a lot of cash stashed in the bank that you want to use for a downpayment. Check out current housing prices in your old stomping grounds on something like zillion or redfin or other onl...
by coupleofcents
Tue Jun 18, 2019 2:07 pm
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: Where to Live? N. Orange County, CA or Vancouver, WA or Atlanta
Replies: 82
Views: 7747

Re: Where to Live? N. Orange County, CA or Vancouver, WA or Atlanta

3rd option: stay in ATL but wife is 95% sure she does not want to stay in GA long term. I moved to Atlanta from Portland Or when I was in my late 40's during a company merger when I took a corporate relocation package. In retrospect it was a good choice even though there were some pros and cons. I ...
by coupleofcents
Tue Jun 18, 2019 2:03 pm
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: Where to Live? N. Orange County, CA or Vancouver, WA or Atlanta
Replies: 82
Views: 7747

Re: Where to Live? N. Orange County, CA or Vancouver, WA or Atlanta

Great responses so far. Obviously we've thought a lot about this. I thought I might get varied responses but this all helps. @Teague: it is important to live near my parents but more important for my wife to be near her family I think. @Jack FFR1846: we have been visiting 2x per year for to her fami...