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by dru808
Wed Apr 04, 2012 3:58 am
Forum: Personal Finance (Not Investing)
Topic: How much do you spend to get taxes done?
Replies: 86
Views: 6535

Re: How much do you spend to get taxes done?

30-40 ish via turbotax usuall. $240 this year, had to go to a CPA this year to figure out what to do with my Hawaii general excise tax (g.e.t). Funny cause he basically turbotaxed the fed and state income portion, broke out the old pen and calculator for the g.e.t. Now that it's figured out I'll tur...
by dru808
Sun Feb 12, 2012 12:15 am
Forum: Investing - Theory, News & General
Topic: What does "Stay The Course" mean to you??
Replies: 32
Views: 3442

Re: What does "Stay The Course" mean to you??

Hi dru808. Option 1 involves rebalancing which is realigning the asset allocation back to the original percentages. Since all asset classes don't grow or diminish at equal rates, the differences can soon result in a portfolio with an asset allocation much different from the starting point. Rebalanc...
by dru808
Sat Feb 11, 2012 10:07 pm
Forum: Investing - Theory, News & General
Topic: What does "Stay The Course" mean to you??
Replies: 32
Views: 3442

Re: What does "Stay The Course" mean to you??

What's the difference between 1 and 2? Seriously, new to this and really have no idea.
by dru808
Thu Feb 09, 2012 8:31 pm
Forum: Investing - Theory, News & General
Topic: Post your asset allocation here:
Replies: 136
Views: 14676

Re: Post your asset allocation here:

60/40 ish

Age 28
by dru808
Tue Feb 07, 2012 10:11 pm
Forum: Investing - Theory, News & General
Topic: FIDDelity or FYEdelity?
Replies: 32
Views: 2235

Re: FIDDelity or FYEdelity?

So, not to thread jack, but, I just learned it was boe-gle not boh-gle. So, I assume it's the boe-gul heads?
by dru808
Mon Feb 06, 2012 1:07 pm
Forum: Investing - Help with Personal Investments
Topic: To those that have bought a house..Are you happy?
Replies: 142
Views: 13195

Re: To those that have bought a house..Are you happy?

Just bought last April. 03 house, everything needed changing. I'll tell you, the exciment wears off pretty quick when the water heater and garage door opener go out in the same month :lol: I hadn't really thought about investing till after we bought te house. Truthfully, if I could go back, I'd have...
by dru808
Mon Jan 30, 2012 9:10 pm
Forum: Investing - Help with Personal Investments
Topic: Funding my simple ira help.
Replies: 3
Views: 424

Re: Funding my simple ira help.

I really don't know, but, I thought admiral shares weren't offered for the simple Ira.
by dru808
Mon Jan 30, 2012 1:11 pm
Forum: Forum Issues and Administration
Topic: Contact
Replies: 3
Views: 927

Re: Contact

Thanks, where could one find that address withou you supplying it to me? I searched and searched wot no luck. I guess I'm not so web savvy. I was about to contact Mike (oblivious investor) on his blog to forward my message before remembering I had auto login on my Dino compy.
by dru808
Mon Jan 30, 2012 1:04 pm
Forum: Forum Issues and Administration
Topic: Contact
Replies: 3
Views: 927

Contact

Is there any way to contact an admin or mod without signing in? I couldn't remember my username which you need along with your email in order to get your password reset. I could not for the life of me figure out how to contact an admin. Had to break out the old compy with auto login to get my passwo...
by dru808
Mon Jan 30, 2012 12:55 pm
Forum: Investing - Theory, News & General
Topic: POLL: How many funds do you hold?
Replies: 49
Views: 4701

Re: POLL: How many funds do you hold?

Would you consider STAR, Lifestrategy, Target Ret. or any of the fund of funds a single fund? Or would you count each individual fund they hold?
by dru808
Sat Oct 22, 2011 2:52 pm
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: Windshield Wiper Fluid
Replies: 24
Views: 7737

Re: Windshield Wiper Fluid

Last night I tried a new mixed drink my wife made for me. I thought it looked and smelled just like windshield washer fluid, but I didn't tell her that because it was a special night, we were celebrating that we got term life insurance for each other earlier this week. Anyway, some of the drink spi...
by dru808
Sat Oct 15, 2011 3:04 pm
Forum: Investing - Help with Personal Investments
Topic: ira ?'s
Replies: 1
Views: 297

ira ?'s

been lurking for a couple of weeks. Wish I cared about retirement when I was 18. 28 now. just read the Bogleheads guide to retirement planning. Are there any penalties or fees associated with converting a tira to a sep ira? Im self employed and want to start a tira rather than a roth for write off p...