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by Doc Holiday
Thu Apr 11, 2019 7:36 pm
Forum: Personal Finance (Not Investing)
Topic: Fidelity as a one stop shop
Replies: 1288
Views: 172532

Re: Using Fidelity Cash Management as my only bank account

I use Fidelity as my primary bank, but have a small sum locally at Chase (for notary, renter’s deposits, etc). I just opened an account at Schwab because they don’t charge international ATM fees (nor does Fidelity) AND they don’t charge foreign transaction fees on ATM withdrawals(Fid charges 1%). In...
by Doc Holiday
Mon Mar 18, 2019 7:56 pm
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: Espresso Maker 2019
Replies: 106
Views: 7696

Re: Espresso Maker 2019

Great to see this lengthy thread about espresso! I read one recently where there was a multitude of $20 drip coffee maker lovers. I almost didn’t want to chime in that I have an E61 double boiler and enjoy roasting (and some times ruining) great coffee. My background: I came from the wine world wher...
by Doc Holiday
Sat Mar 16, 2019 10:05 am
Forum: Investing - Theory, News & General
Topic: very concerned about stock/bond movement
Replies: 55
Views: 4716

Re: very concerned about stock/bond movement

** edit, found one: Keep in mind that a 80% decline requires a 500% recovery. A 50% decline requires a 200% recovery. A 25% decline requires a 33% recovery. That's just to ...
by Doc Holiday
Thu Feb 28, 2019 6:24 pm
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: How do YOU make coffee?
Replies: 266
Views: 15477

Re: How do YOU make coffee?

Since I gave up my penchant for wine, I started roasting my own beans (Gene Cafe as well) from Sweet Maria’s in Berkeley. Grind in a Macap 4D. Espresso (double shot) from a Lucca double boiler espresso machine. Make a latte with whole milk (best foam). Practice making hearts on top so that my DW thi...