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by camich27
Mon Oct 07, 2019 2:49 pm
Forum: Personal Finance (Not Investing)
Topic: FERS Annuity: after tax paycheck deduction
Replies: 8
Views: 735

Re: FERS Annuity: after tax paycheck deduction

I believe the FERS contribution calculation is based on your basic rate of pay and that the level of tax withholdings is immaterial.
by camich27
Fri Sep 21, 2018 8:18 am
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: Recommend a To-do app please.
Replies: 33
Views: 4597

Re: Recommend a To-do app please.

Another vote for Todoist - it is great.
by camich27
Thu Aug 02, 2018 11:54 am
Forum: Investing - Theory, News & General
Topic: Matching a TIPS bond ladder with ST and LT TIPS bond funds
Replies: 102
Views: 8419

Re: Matching a TIPS bond ladder with ST and LT TIPS bond funds

Thanks to all who have contributed for a very informative discussion. Imagine I am trying to figure out how much to put into a mix of ST/LT TIPS bond funds to provide a series of future cash flows. What is the correct interest rate to use in the present value formulas? I understand taking a weighted...
by camich27
Sat Jan 27, 2018 1:10 pm
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: Your favorite beach vacation destination?
Replies: 64
Views: 6823

Re: Your favorite beach vacation destination?

Another vote for Kiawah Island, SC.
by camich27
Fri Oct 13, 2017 5:48 pm
Forum: Personal Finance (Not Investing)
Topic: Anyone used Zelle?
Replies: 53
Views: 11772

Re: Anyone used Zelle?

I have used Zelle regularly to pay my babysitter through the Wells Fargo banking website. Works fine.
by camich27
Sat Jun 02, 2012 4:48 pm
Forum: Personal Investments
Topic: TLH novice: wash sale question
Replies: 6
Views: 681

Re: TLH novice: wash sale question

Retiredjg,

Thanks. Your logic seems sound to me (possibly because I like your answer).

As for your last comment, I'll bite - what do you think the IRS means by "substantially identical"?
by camich27
Sat Jun 02, 2012 1:02 pm
Forum: Personal Investments
Topic: TLH novice: wash sale question
Replies: 6
Views: 681

TLH novice: wash sale question

I am a new poster contemplating my first attempt to execute tax loss harvesting and am struggling a bit with the wash sale rules. IRS Pub. 550 uses the term "substantially identical" but I am trying to make sure I interpret this correctly. I would like to harvest a loss from VEMAX (Vanguard Emerging...