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by kiwi123
Sat Mar 11, 2017 10:11 pm
Forum: Personal Finance (Not Investing)
Topic: Buying Relative Out Of Shared Property
Replies: 3
Views: 549

Buying Relative Out Of Shared Property

Hi Everyone - want to make sure I've got everything covered when going through a private buy-out of a shared (50-50) condo with a relative. Of course it's very important to keep family relationships intact so want to keep this as simple as possible... Both of us want to purchase the property outrigh...
by kiwi123
Thu Feb 20, 2014 8:45 pm
Forum: Personal Finance (Not Investing)
Topic: To MBA or not MBA?
Replies: 57
Views: 7616

Re: To MBA or not MBA?

This stands out in the OP: "It's important to me to get an MBA part-time so I can continue to earn a salary". What makes you say that? I have had several of my employees in their late 20s/early 30s ask for my advice on the general MBA topic. I think there are 2 answers: 1) Do your MBA if y...
by kiwi123
Fri Aug 16, 2013 2:18 am
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: help me understand new car buying
Replies: 12
Views: 1621

Re: help me understand new car buying

Dealers hate ordering the car because it takes 3+ months before the factory makes it during which time customers may back out of the purchase with no penalty (you don't pay until you take delivery). This leaves the dealer with a car to sell that may not be a popular color or have attractive options ...
by kiwi123
Mon Jun 03, 2013 12:53 pm
Forum: Investing - Help with Personal Investments
Topic: bond "correction" & bond fund confusion
Replies: 5
Views: 809

bond "correction" & bond fund confusion

All the talk about the coming bond 'crash' has me confused relative to my specific bond investments. I understand that in the case of rising interest rates, holding an individual bond through it's duration means that over its life-time all will be fine (assuming no outright default). However, i'm le...
by kiwi123
Wed Jan 16, 2013 7:21 pm
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: Your most intense movie scene
Replies: 155
Views: 15792

Re: Your most intense movie scene

The Man From Nowhere - knife fight scene
by kiwi123
Sun Dec 02, 2012 8:09 pm
Forum: Investing - Help with Personal Investments
Topic: Asset Allocation & Portfolio review for a new convert
Replies: 2
Views: 439

Asset Allocation & Portfolio review for a new convert

Hi everyone - it's taken me about a year to realize that I will gain 10+ hours a week and similar or likely higher returns by switching from an active stock strategy to a passive low-cost index & rebalancing strategy. Here's my proposed plan (i expect it to take me 3 months to reorganize from my...