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by Magnum
Tue Mar 12, 2013 10:51 pm
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: What Type Of Wallet?
Replies: 90
Views: 12622

Re: What Type Of Wallet Do You Prefer?

Easy... pick out a wallet from http://www.bigskinny.net . It sounds to me you would like http://www.bigskinny.net/multi-pocket.html . For years I had a thick, heavy leather wallet that was about as thick as two decks of cards. I made the switch to Big Skinny and now can barely tell I have a wallet i...
by Magnum
Mon Apr 09, 2012 9:43 pm
Forum: Investing - Theory, News & General
Topic: Book recommendation for 18 year old
Replies: 28
Views: 1923

Re: Book recommendation for 18 year old

Perhaps a little "outside the box" as to a book on investing, but what about Dave Ramsey's book, The Total Money Makeover ? The reasons I suggest it are: 1) Easy and fast read 2) Some good financial advice, especially about the consequences of debt 3) His "baby steps" are practical and achievable, e...
by Magnum
Mon Apr 02, 2012 7:02 pm
Forum: Local Chapters and Bogleheads Community
Topic: Wisconsin Bogleheads Meeting
Replies: 32
Views: 10156

Re: Wisconsin Bogleheads Meeting

Just joined the message boards. There's two of us in Oshkosh, and my brother in Madison that may be interested in meeting if anyone is still actively meeting.
by Magnum
Sun Apr 01, 2012 9:50 pm
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: What Book Are You Currently Reading? Part V
Replies: 3372
Views: 1483517

Re: What Book Are You Currently Reading? Part V

This is my first day of posting, so I apologize if this has been covered, but I find that http://www.goodreads.com is a great site to track 1) what you are currently reading 2) what you've already read 3) what you would like to read and 4) compare your lists to what your friends are reading. I just ...
by Magnum
Sun Apr 01, 2012 9:39 pm
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: [POLL] How many miles on your car?
Replies: 141
Views: 9973

Re: [POLL] How many miles on your car?

2007 Toyota Prius 72,000 miles (my car) - love the Prius, take it on vacations and drive it everywhere I can!
2007 Ford Escape 48,000 miles (my wife's)
by Magnum
Sun Apr 01, 2012 9:37 pm
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: boglehead t-shirts?
Replies: 83
Views: 8045

Re: boglehead t-shirts?

I think adding the site URL to the back of the shirt would be a good idea too.
by Magnum
Sun Apr 01, 2012 9:35 pm
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: How are hybrid cars in the snow?
Replies: 14
Views: 6482

Re: How are hybrid cars in the snow?

I own a 2007 Prius and live in Wisconsin. It gets worse gas mileage in the winter, but I have had terrific luck with traction in the snow with the normal tires. In fact, I find that I can drive through slippery and icy intersections when other vehicles are spinning their wheels. I love my Prius and ...