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by txchris
Thu May 21, 2020 10:55 am
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: Furniture for an infant in the living room
Replies: 46
Views: 2601

Re: Furniture for an infant in the living room

Congratulations! Our youngest is now in high school, so I am not current on baby furniture trends. But for a newborn I would suggest a portable crib ( pack and play) with an attachment that raises the baby to a comfortable height. Baby would probably be fine on a (firm) mattress on the floor, but th...
by txchris
Wed May 20, 2020 12:53 pm
Forum: Personal Finance (Not Investing)
Topic: Capital One 360 Savings Promo
Replies: 108
Views: 13166

Re: Capital One 360 Savings Promo

Sounds like it might be easier/faster to wire money into the account after opening.
by txchris
Tue Aug 27, 2019 8:19 pm
Forum: Personal Finance (Not Investing)
Topic: Credit card miles or cashback for travel to wedding
Replies: 20
Views: 1309

Re: Credit card miles or cashback for travel to wedding

You may want to look at your normal spending pattern to estimate how much rebate you would really get on different cards. High reward travel cards often also have high annual fees. And you would have to hold beyond the initial no fee period if you want to start now and use points in a few years. Unl...
by txchris
Thu Aug 22, 2019 9:17 am
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: Moving to Houston
Replies: 39
Views: 4221

Re: Moving to Houston

If you are looking in West U, you might want to check out the Belmont Apartments. We lived there with our 2 kids in a 2 br apartment almost 20 yrs ago. Plenty of space. Zoned to West U Elementary, on metro bus route, beside nice supermarket, 3 short blocks from nice neighborhood playground, rent on ...