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by Billrich3
Mon Feb 01, 2016 6:26 pm
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: What Book Are You Currently Reading? Part VI
Replies: 3330
Views: 1002604

Re: What Book Are You Currently Reading? Part VI

Destiny of the Republic: A Tale of Madness, Medicine and the Murder of a President Sep 20, 2011 by Candice Millard. biography of Pres J. Garfield For me rated 10 stars !! Blood and Thunder: The Epic Story of Kit Carson and the Conquest of the American West 2007 by Hampton Sides Another great book by...
by Billrich3
Mon Feb 01, 2016 5:58 pm
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: Longtime AT&T customer looking for MVNO cell provider
Replies: 30
Views: 3537

Re: Longtime AT&T customer looking for MVNO cell provider

I've been with Republic Wireless now for 2 yrs. Buy their phones. 1GB of LTE data, unlimited voice and text for $25 No problems with Moto X models. Be sure and read their forums. Not everybody is totally satisfied with the service. Sprint 4G service runs great in Central CA. You can get free tech as...
by Billrich3
Mon Feb 01, 2016 4:37 pm
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: Which news source do you use?
Replies: 67
Views: 7448

Re: Which news source do you use?

Great subject for discussion. Thanks for all the Boglehead posts. I usually start the day with Realclearpolitics and it's tabs. Have a WSJ subscription that I love. NPR was my fav radio station until they dismissed Bob Edwards of Morning Edition after 20 yrs and went for the younger hosts. So disapp...
by Billrich3
Sun Apr 27, 2014 8:59 pm
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: Republic Wireless
Replies: 69
Views: 18990

Re: Republic Wireless

I get an opportunity to compare my wife's IPhone 5 to my Moto X everyday at home and while traveling in CA. She has used the IPhone for over one yr and loves it. However, watching me use all the smart features like touchless control, active notification, google assist, google now, and gesture typing...
by Billrich3
Mon Nov 04, 2013 10:42 pm
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: iGoogle alternatives?
Replies: 21
Views: 3045

Re: iGoogle alternatives?

http://www.wibki.com/

Has been updated from Allmyfavs.com
Best substitute for igoogle, IMHO.
by Billrich3
Wed Mar 28, 2012 12:07 pm
Forum: Investing - Help with Personal Investments
Topic: Caution Treasury Direct Lockout
Replies: 101
Views: 9835

Re: Caution Treasury Direct Lockout

I have ten times the money invested with Vanguard and can access my acct with just a simple user ID and password. Treasury Direct is an absolute "nightmare" even after correctly logging in.
by Billrich3
Wed Jan 11, 2012 8:47 pm
Forum: Personal Finance (Not Investing)
Topic: Medicare Supplement Experiences
Replies: 14
Views: 3920

Re: Medicare Supplement Experiences

I'm a CA resident. My ins agent directed my wife and I to Mutual Of Omaha medicare supplement Plan F. It is cheaper for females and takes into consideration non-smokers! I pay $170 per mo at age 74. No problems ever. I switched away from Blue Cross of CA after one yr. I use Humana-Walmart's Plan D (...
by Billrich3
Wed Nov 30, 2011 12:30 am
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: What Book Are YOU Currently Reading? Part IV. (07/04/2010)
Replies: 1507
Views: 376991

Re: What Book Are YOU Currently Reading? Part IV. (07/04/201

CONFIDENCE MEN

Wall Street, Washington, and the Education of a President

By Ron Suskind
IMHO it is far superior to "Big Short"