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by spookyfudge
Thu Jul 26, 2018 1:09 pm
Forum: Investing - Theory, News & General
Topic: U.S. stocks in free fall
Replies: 10391
Views: 1843486

Re: U.S. stocks in freefall

The market is up today with the EU appearing to come to an agreement with the President on tariffs, so no the market is not down 500 points
by spookyfudge
Sun Apr 01, 2018 1:59 pm
Forum: Investing - Theory, News & General
Topic: What Are Your Thoughts On The Recent Bitcoin Bust? Is It Apart of the Boom/Bust Cycle or Is The CryptoCurrency Finished?
Replies: 129
Views: 13518

Re: What Are Your Thoughts On The Recent Bitcoin Bust? Is It Apart of the Boom/Bust Cycle or Is The CryptoCurrency Finis

No I dont. This is now a great buying oppertunity to add to my existing portfolio. This allows me to deversify with my bonds, cash, stock and metals. So I want to hold about 2-4% in cryptocurrency.
by spookyfudge
Sun Mar 18, 2018 3:27 pm
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: traveling to mexico, should I be concerned?
Replies: 107
Views: 10553

Re: traveling to mexico, should I be concerned?

I would purchase kidnapping insurance on all persons going to mexico. In the event that you are kidnapped they will negotiate and pay your ransom. Have a safe trip and hope you or your family will need to use it!
by spookyfudge
Fri Feb 23, 2018 3:08 pm
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: Auto insurance damage claim
Replies: 58
Views: 3919

Re: Auto insurance damage claim

I agree the apraiser is correct to subtract for the hail damage you have already been paid for. Since you did not repair your car, with the current damage and the hail damage, the cost is correct you have been offered. Why not do what you did before, just drive the car as is and take the money and r...
by spookyfudge
Fri Feb 23, 2018 3:03 pm
Forum: Investing - Theory, News & General
Topic: Retirees: The common sense withdrawal method
Replies: 168
Views: 20867

Re: Retirees: The common sense withdrawal method

I have no plan for withdrawl from my 401K plan, I take out what I want to spend, travel gifts, etc. The reason, between pension and SS payments, I bring home more then my take home pay with all the deductions for SS, tax, medical, 401K, so the money in the 401k will only go to my kids when I pass. H...
by spookyfudge
Tue Aug 29, 2017 8:57 pm
Forum: Investing - Theory, News & General
Topic: Market timing alert !!
Replies: 30
Views: 7241

Re: Market timing alert !!

I moved have of my funds into the money market on Monday. I will jump back in once the 30% correction (down side) occurs!
by spookyfudge
Sat Aug 19, 2017 5:07 am
Forum: Investing - Theory, News & General
Topic: "Vanguard fund shareholders encouraged to vote as proxy campaign gets under way."
Replies: 89
Views: 28522

Re: "Vanguard fund shareholders encouraged to vote as proxy campaign gets under way."

Prop 7 has nothing to do with investing. If you dont want to invest in companies that dont conform to your ideals, then sell the fund. I am voting NO to prop 7 and I am concerned it even got on the proxy. This type of question makes me question Vangaurd fund managers.
by spookyfudge
Fri Aug 18, 2017 2:21 pm
Forum: Personal Investments
Topic: Sell VTSAX to pay off car loan?
Replies: 12
Views: 1158

Re: Sell VTSAX to pay off car loan?

I would cash out VTSAX and pay the car loan off.