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by Senti
Thu Oct 10, 2019 10:00 am
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: Cheap Cell Phone Plan
Replies: 49
Views: 5068

Re: Cheap Cell Phone Plan

https://clark.com/cell-phones/best-cell ... als/#light

See under "Best Cheap Cell Phone Plans" ... All the plans seem to have unlimited texts.
by Senti
Tue Mar 12, 2019 3:21 pm
Forum: Personal Finance (Not Investing)
Topic: Podcasts [Financial]
Replies: 50
Views: 4855

Re: Podcasts

Finance Related:
  • The Clark Howard Podcast - An overly nice person (opposite of Ramsay), and more aligned with boglehead way of investing.
  • Planet Money

Non Finance:
  • Revisionist History
  • The Rewatchables
by Senti
Wed Jan 16, 2019 9:07 pm
Forum: Investing - Theory, News & General
Topic: John Bogle has died at age 89
Replies: 856
Views: 57893

Re: John Bogle is dead at 89

Thanks for all your service for the personal investor. RIP.
by Senti
Fri Jan 04, 2019 12:18 pm
Forum: Personal Finance (Not Investing)
Topic: Recent Engineering College Graduate can’t get job interviews, needs advice
Replies: 145
Views: 12108

Re: Recent Engineering College Graduate can’t get job interviews, needs advice

As others have mentioned, try leaving the GPA off the resume. It's a lot of work, but also try tailoring the resume to each company/position. I graduated with a BS in Mechanical Engineering (2010), with an aerospace emphasis. During university career fairs, many companies would tell me they don't h...
by Senti
Wed Dec 26, 2018 11:17 am
Forum: Personal Finance (Not Investing)
Topic: backdoor roth and FUTURE possible IRAs..
Replies: 14
Views: 797

Re: backdoor roth and FUTURE possible IRAs..

Yes it will cause issues.

There is an option to leave your 401K with the old employers plan. You won't be forced to move the money to another 401K or IRA.
by Senti
Tue Apr 03, 2018 9:16 am
Forum: Personal Finance (Not Investing)
Topic: What's Your Credit Card Rewards Strategy?
Replies: 4154
Views: 802732

Re: What's Your Credit Card Rewards Strategy?

4) Wells Fargo rewards VISA (2 accounts, mine and spouse) : we charge our monthly cell phone bill on it, and nothing else. Gives us cell phone insurance for 4 phones. Already put one claim for $600 in December for stolen phone. Another one in process for $270 screen replacement on a new Note 8 . Th...
by Senti
Wed Sep 27, 2017 8:10 pm
Forum: Personal Investments
Topic: Funds for my Roth?
Replies: 6
Views: 781

Re: Funds for my Roth? (edited)

Keep more of the total bond fund in the Roth and less in the taxable account.

See: https://www.bogleheads.org/wiki/Tax-eff ... _placement
by Senti
Mon Sep 25, 2017 10:38 am
Forum: Personal Investments
Topic: Portfolio / Goal Check-up
Replies: 2
Views: 584

Re: Portfolio / Goal Check-up

jsh84 wrote:
Sun Sep 24, 2017 1:17 pm
courtesy bump :happy
Thanks. :D
by Senti
Sun Sep 24, 2017 8:22 am
Forum: Personal Investments
Topic: Portfolio / Goal Check-up
Replies: 2
Views: 584

Portfolio / Goal Check-up

Good Morning Bogleheads! I have been on this site for about a year now and trying to learn as much as possible. I am trying to implement what I am learning here, but thought I should get a second opinion. Your input will be greatly appreciated. Couple of goals: • Buy a ‘dream home’ in approximately ...
by Senti
Sat Sep 23, 2017 11:31 am
Forum: Personal Investments
Topic: Why use a REIT over a rental property?
Replies: 18
Views: 1663

Re: Why use a REIT over a rental property?

1. REIT is less work. Do you want to deal with finding property? Managing tenants? Middle of the night phone calls? 2. I don't know where you live, but I am not aware of any place where you can invest 8K and get 800-1000. Usually for investment property you have to put 25% down. Can you buy a prope...
by Senti
Sat Sep 23, 2017 10:47 am
Forum: Personal Investments
Topic: Why use a REIT over a rental property?
Replies: 18
Views: 1663

Re: Why use a REIT over a rental property?

1. REIT is less work. Do you want to deal with finding property? Managing tenants? Middle of the night phone calls? 2. I don't know where you live, but I am not aware of any place where you can invest 8K and get 800-1000. Usually for investment property you have to put 25% down. Can you buy a proper...