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by wangarific
Tue Sep 18, 2018 6:33 am
Forum: Personal Finance (Not Investing)
Topic: Bank of America credit card “feature” (be careful with autopay)
Replies: 45
Views: 2604

Re: Bank of America credit card “feature” (be careful with autopay)

Stinks it still went through (but like others, it sounds like you paid after they scheduled it), but why did you manually pay when you had autopay set up already?
by wangarific
Sun Sep 09, 2018 9:06 am
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: Video Game Collection
Replies: 39
Views: 2224

Re: Video Game Collection

Put down another vote in the sell column. You never know what can happen like a flood or fire. :(

If you ever do get the urge to want to play them, chances are you can find an emulator!
by wangarific
Mon Jul 17, 2017 10:16 am
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: Teeth Whitening
Replies: 21
Views: 3701

Re: Teeth Whitening

I'd try the Crest strips at home to see how effective they are before shelling out the hundreds (and hours) for the "professional" work. It may be enough to get them white enough to your satisfaction.
by wangarific
Mon Jul 17, 2017 10:13 am
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: Favorite Sous Vide Recipes/Foods?
Replies: 6
Views: 656

Re: Favorite Sous Vide Recipes/Foods?

SeriousEats.com's sous vide section is fantastic, I learned everything I needed to know to do it right from there - http://www.seriouseats.com/sous_vide_101 You will have a lot of fun with your new toy... one word of advice, so I did a ribeye steak once (you know those monster four-packs from Costco...
by wangarific
Mon Jul 17, 2017 10:03 am
Forum: Personal Finance (Not Investing)
Topic: Net Worth Calculation - Am I Doing It Right? (Individual vs Joint Figures)
Replies: 16
Views: 2057

Re: Net Worth Calculation - Am I Doing It Right? (Individual vs Joint Figures)

I'd clarify with your insurance broker (or call the insurer's toll free line if you are buying direct). They'll be able to tell you what they consider to be "right". And ask how important t is to be accurate. You don't want to go spending hours on a question when they'll spend mere seconds on the a...
by wangarific
Mon Jul 17, 2017 10:00 am
Forum: Personal Finance (Not Investing)
Topic: gaming the mortgage interest deduction
Replies: 18
Views: 2932

Re: gaming the mortgage interest deduction

Wouldn't you be better off just gifting them money and having them give you the house in their will? (I'm not a lawyer so not sure about the legality of this type of handshake agreement) You'd get the stepped up basis in the house, your gifts to them would be tax-free assuming you send them less tha...