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by DanielBrown
Thu Oct 18, 2012 8:42 am
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: Buying multiple plane tickets
Replies: 7
Views: 1197

Re: Buying multiple plane tickets

Even I did so. But there is no change in final spending. Is there any other trick to this?
by DanielBrown
Thu Oct 18, 2012 8:41 am
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: New windows for home- which brand?
Replies: 42
Views: 16552

Re: New windows for home- which brand?

I think vinyl windows are a better choice since they’re cheaper and last just as long. Vinyl doesn’t bend or crack even in extreme temperatures and it comes in a wide variety of colors. But that’s your choice. I used Champion Windows, Chicago when I got my windows replaced. They’re energy-efficient,...
by DanielBrown
Thu Oct 18, 2012 8:37 am
Forum: Investing - Help with Personal Investments
Topic: Need Help Planning My Parents Portfolio
Replies: 14
Views: 1499

Re: Need Help Planning My Parents Portfolio

Get rid of mortgage first. That would be priority!
by DanielBrown
Thu Oct 18, 2012 8:31 am
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: What Book Are You Currently Reading? Part V
Replies: 3372
Views: 1472561

Re: What Book Are You Currently Reading? Part V

I finished “Casual Vacancy” -J.K.Rollings. Her first adult book. But I am not much impressed. Right now I am reading ‘Life of Pi’ by Yann Martel. I will also give Einstein a try next trip.
by DanielBrown
Fri Aug 31, 2012 4:36 am
Forum: Investing - Theory, News & General
Topic: Credit Rating of US Government & Interest Rates
Replies: 28
Views: 3074

Re: Credit Rating of US Government & Interest Rates

Credit ratings are not the only factors that determine interest rates.
by DanielBrown
Fri Aug 31, 2012 4:35 am
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: Hardiboard vs. Composite Siding
Replies: 22
Views: 12086

Re: Hardiboard vs. Composite Siding

If you’re looking for a reasonably priced option with a lifetime warranty on siding and installation, get a quote from Champion Windows, if there’s one in your area. They manufacture their own products so you’ll get direct factory savings. I’d go with vinyl siding because it’s more durable and easie...
by DanielBrown
Fri Aug 31, 2012 4:33 am
Forum: Investing - Theory, News & General
Topic: Stories like this make you wonder...
Replies: 10
Views: 2408

Re: Stories like this make you wonder...

The Internet is a great place to get educated on these things. More people should do some homework before they buy! The ignorant can be educated. Greed, however, is harder to eliminate!
by DanielBrown
Fri Aug 31, 2012 4:19 am
Forum: Investing - Theory, News & General
Topic: Investment Advice from Mars
Replies: 6
Views: 1180

Re: Investment Advice from Mars

Great article – very creative. Enjoyed reading it.
by DanielBrown
Fri Aug 31, 2012 4:18 am
Forum: Investing - Theory, News & General
Topic: 401(k) risk
Replies: 22
Views: 2872

Re: 401(k) risk

Wow – thanks for the post. I’m taking my money out as soon as I can.
by DanielBrown
Fri Aug 31, 2012 4:17 am
Forum: Investing - Theory, News & General
Topic: what will stocks earn in the future
Replies: 57
Views: 6155

Re: what will stocks earn in the future

Thanks for the post – really helpful.
by DanielBrown
Fri Mar 09, 2012 7:43 am
Forum: Investing - Theory, News & General
Topic: Do you include I-Bonds in your AA?
Replies: 33
Views: 2429

Re: Do you include I-Bonds in your AA?

Yes surely it always been a part of the portfolio, but my wife doesn’t!
by DanielBrown
Fri Mar 09, 2012 7:42 am
Forum: Investing - Help with Personal Investments
Topic: Looking to go from a bank to a credit union!
Replies: 20
Views: 1749

Re: Looking to go from a bank to a credit union!

What is the need? Isn’t that a risky shift…?