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by Winnie
Mon Apr 22, 2019 10:19 am
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: Montana / Wyoming Summer Trip Ideas
Replies: 29
Views: 2620

Re: Montana / Wyoming Summer Trip Ideas

OK one more time. I only thought I hit submit. Many Glacier campground in Glacier is really nice. If you can’t get a reservation you need to get there early in the day, and be lucky, to get a site. The kids might enjoy the boat ride across the lake and hiking back. The car museum in Deer Lodge, at t...
by Winnie
Fri Apr 12, 2019 7:14 pm
Forum: Personal Finance (Not Investing)
Topic: Questions on identity theft, fraud alert, credit reports, Chexsystems, etc.
Replies: 6
Views: 676

Re: Questions on identity theft, fraud alert, credit reports, Chexsystems, etc.

You might want to check with your homeowners insurance to see if you are covered for identity theft. Several years ago our household experienced tax related ID theft and our home owners set us up with a company that specializes in iD theft. The company representative walked us through the process, f...
by Winnie
Thu Mar 28, 2019 8:55 am
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: Decent hiking/trekking clothing?
Replies: 50
Views: 2499

Re: Decent hiking/trekking clothing?

Wow, hiking in Peru sounds awesome.
Dont’t skimp on footwear, boots or socks. Also, make sure to break in the new boots.
REI, store brand and/or sale items.
Campmor.com
Local or regional big box sporting goods store and check out store brand.
by Winnie
Fri Mar 15, 2019 3:55 pm
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: Fishing Kayak recommendation
Replies: 50
Views: 2824

Re: Fishing Kayak recommendation

You can investigate kayaks and equipment at paddling.net. They also have reviews. You might want to consider renting a couple of times to check out different brands. You might consider regular recreation boats vs fishing specific boats. Also, you will need to consider in your pricing the cost of PFD...
by Winnie
Wed Mar 13, 2019 8:27 am
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: Tax return maybe lost in the mail
Replies: 12
Views: 1135

Re: Tax return maybe lost in the mail

I paper file taxes due to ID pin. I mailed certified to Fresno. It left the regional center and then was stick in limbo. After about two weeks I stopped in to local PO and enquired about where it might be and the post master said give it another week. It arrived later the next week.
by Winnie
Thu Jan 31, 2019 10:17 am
Forum: Personal Finance (Not Investing)
Topic: selling mutual funds-cost basis
Replies: 3
Views: 316

Re: selling mutual funds-cost basis

Bloom2708,
Thanks for the response. I sold a couple of stocks in January and have capital losses to offset the gains. I hope you are surviving the deep freeze.
by Winnie
Wed Jan 30, 2019 11:27 am
Forum: Personal Finance (Not Investing)
Topic: selling mutual funds-cost basis
Replies: 3
Views: 316

selling mutual funds-cost basis

Hello, New to the forum and I am grateful for all the information on the wiki and the forum q&a. I am planning to liquidate a couple of mutual funds, in a taxable account with Vanguard, this year. The plan is to exchange the funds, Strategic Equity (VSEQX), Windsor (VWNEX), and possibly Wellesley (V...