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by Cooper62
Tue Oct 08, 2019 12:15 pm
Forum: Personal Finance (Not Investing)
Topic: Finance or Accounting Degree?
Replies: 81
Views: 5682

Re: Finance or Accounting Degree?

I'm a finance/accounting double major with a CPA. I work for a Fortune 500 company in corporate finance. I started in the accounting department and moved into finance. Similar career path for many of my finance co-workers. Seems like it is easier to move from accounting into finance. Suggest looking...
by Cooper62
Mon Aug 19, 2019 1:32 pm
Forum: Personal Finance (Not Investing)
Topic: Paying credit card "current balance" vs. "statement balance"
Replies: 48
Views: 4677

Re: Paying credit card "current balance" vs. "statement balance"

I ran into this recently with one of the cards. It was a Capital One card. My statement balance was higher than my current balance so I paid the lower current balance. Capital One charged me interest because I did not pay the statement balance. When I called to ask why I was charged interest they sa...
by Cooper62
Tue Jul 09, 2019 10:31 am
Forum: Personal Finance (Not Investing)
Topic: How to obtain contracted rates for medical procedures?
Replies: 97
Views: 4407

Re: How to obtain contracted rates for medical procedures?

I'm very frustrated trying to get cost information from Aetna. My family is currently covered under my employer's HDHP. We have a daughter in college with the option to use the college medical plan. I'm trying to decide if it makes sense to pay for the college medical plan or keep her on the family ...
by Cooper62
Tue Jun 18, 2019 10:56 am
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: What lifestyle creep made you happier?
Replies: 412
Views: 47017

Re: What lifestyle creep made you happier?

Monthly spa membership and audiobook subscription.
A couple coffees from Starbucks or Dunkin Donuts each week.
Additional travel - when we were younger our vacation was an annual trip within driving distance.
Now we take a few trips a year and some include flying and have added a few cruises.