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by Lookingforanswers
Fri Sep 13, 2019 6:40 pm
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: Visit to Tokyo
Replies: 17
Views: 1809

Re: Visit to Tokyo

[/quote] I would visit www.japan-guide.com. Tokyo has lots to do, really depends on your interests. Enjoy! [/quote] I get to Tokyo frequently on business and love it. I strongly endorse the website mentioned above, japan-guide.com. They are very conservative with ratings; if they give something a lo...
by Lookingforanswers
Sat Aug 17, 2019 9:17 pm
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: Book or documentary recommendations on American economic dominance
Replies: 26
Views: 1626

Re: Book or documentary recommendations on American economic dominance

I would *strongly* recommend the 1619 series in the New York Times, mentioned above by another poster, about the history of slavery in America. A couple of key articles are about the importance of slavery in building cotton and sugar into two of the world's greatest industries in the 19th Century. T...
by Lookingforanswers
Fri Jun 28, 2019 7:17 pm
Forum: Personal Finance (Not Investing)
Topic: Relocate to Seattle or NYC
Replies: 129
Views: 6375

Re: Relocate to Seattle or NYC

I have lived multiple places, spent a lot of time in NYC (and have relatives there), and have spent a dozen years now in Seattle. Some considerations: - COL is much lower in Seattle (esp. including taxes). - Seattle by far is one of the best major cities in the US for being close to outdoor activiti...
by Lookingforanswers
Fri Mar 08, 2019 11:55 am
Forum: Personal Finance (Not Investing)
Topic: Anyone leaving behind a scholarship fund?
Replies: 63
Views: 4142

Re: Anyone leaving behind a scholarship fund?

[/quote] Does you money just get comingled with the rest of the endowment money for their investment purposes? That is the part that irks me. We already know that endowments returns are high cost AND under perform which is what prevents me from just giving it to them to hold when they are not the be...
by Lookingforanswers
Fri Mar 08, 2019 3:15 am
Forum: Personal Finance (Not Investing)
Topic: Anyone leaving behind a scholarship fund?
Replies: 63
Views: 4142

Re: Anyone leaving behind a scholarship fund?

Hi - my wife and I did this several years ago and it's one of the best things we've done. We had been steadily giving bits of money to various charities but decided to focus our energy on a single cause and ended up setting up an endowed scholarship fund at the university we both attended. It was si...