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by ugaDAWGS09
Fri Jun 15, 2018 5:45 pm
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: Need advice on 1st international vacation
Replies: 106
Views: 5611

Re: Need advice on 1st international vacation

I just wanted to jump back in and thank everyone for the recommendations. My wife and I are going to go over some options and see what works best for us. I really think we are going to do a UK trip based on the comments, shorter flight, not extremely different from U.S, lot of things to see and do i...
by ugaDAWGS09
Sun Jun 03, 2018 7:29 am
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: Need advice on 1st international vacation
Replies: 106
Views: 5611

Re: Need advice on 1st international vacation

Unless there is something that you specifically want to see in a country then an alternative way to pick where to go is to watch out for a great deal to an interesting location then choose that as your destination. I like using the Google Flight map view to browse to see where there are good airfar...
by ugaDAWGS09
Sun Jun 03, 2018 7:24 am
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: Need advice on 1st international vacation
Replies: 106
Views: 5611

Re: Need advice on 1st international vacation

I have travelled internationally extensively and I was fine everywhere. I honestly think you are overthinking this. Go the place that interests you most. Buy the ticket, take the ride. If your finances are in shape for it, go sooner than next year. Regarding practicals, I would carry at least three...
by ugaDAWGS09
Sun Jun 03, 2018 7:21 am
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: Need advice on 1st international vacation
Replies: 106
Views: 5611

Re: Need advice on 1st international vacation

For a first international vacation, I echo the other folks who say western europe would be a good option. The tourist infrastructure is well-developed, and pretty much all of the major areas will have people who speak English, so it will be easy to get around. And the culture and food are fantastic...
by ugaDAWGS09
Sun Jun 03, 2018 7:17 am
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: Need advice on 1st international vacation
Replies: 106
Views: 5611

Re: Need advice on 1st international vacation

What are you interested in? Art, food, nature, history etc.? If you're planning this far ahead, you should have some time to learn some language. Not enough to be fluent but enough that you can make an attempt and natives will switch over to English to be nice to you. We love art galleries, museums...
by ugaDAWGS09
Sun Jun 03, 2018 7:13 am
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: Need advice on 1st international vacation
Replies: 106
Views: 5611

Re: Need advice on 1st international vacation

My wife and I are looking to plan our first international trip. We are looking for a 7-10 day vacation in a safe area where English will be commonly spoken. I guess the first place that comes to mind is London, but we are really considering several options such as Rome/Florence/Venice, Cape Town So...
by ugaDAWGS09
Sun Jun 03, 2018 7:11 am
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: Need advice on 1st international vacation
Replies: 106
Views: 5611

Re: Need advice on 1st international vacation

Since it will be your first time abroad and you speak only English, start with the UK: England, Ireland, Scotland. And flight times aren't bad from the East Coast. Then you can move the more advanced levels of non-English speaking countries. Thanks, this is what I have been thinking too. I'm not on...
by ugaDAWGS09
Sat Jun 02, 2018 3:30 pm
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: Need advice on 1st international vacation
Replies: 106
Views: 5611

Need advice on 1st international vacation

My wife and I are looking to plan our first international trip. We are looking for a 7-10 day vacation in a safe area where English will be commonly spoken. I guess the first place that comes to mind is London, but we are really considering several options such as Rome/Florence/Venice, Cape Town Sou...
by ugaDAWGS09
Wed May 30, 2018 6:27 am
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: Lexus RX 350, Audi Q5, or Volvo XC 60 (update)
Replies: 121
Views: 8938

Re: Lexus RX 350, Audi Q5, or Volvo XC 60 (update)

Pricing came out for the 2019 Acura RDX today. Starts at $37k and fully loaded is $48k. European competitors with similar equipment are a solid $10k more. Even the base model has things like driving assistant aids and a full-length glass roof. Thanks for the information. Based on reading it seems l...
by ugaDAWGS09
Mon May 28, 2018 3:20 pm
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: Lexus RX 350, Audi Q5, or Volvo XC 60 (update)
Replies: 121
Views: 8938

Re: Lexus RX 350, Audi Q5, or Volvo XC 60 (update)

Can someone please explain the CPO warranty to make sure I'm understanding it correctly. The basic warranty is 48 months/50k miles, but the CPO adds 2 years with unlimited miles. If my wife uses up the 50k miles in 2 years, does the CPO warranty start from that date?
by ugaDAWGS09
Mon May 28, 2018 1:58 pm
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: Lexus RX 350, Audi Q5, or Volvo XC 60 (update)
Replies: 121
Views: 8938

Re: Lexus RX 350, Audi Q5, or Volvo XC 60 (update)

When I bought a CPO Lexus, they always ask me if I want an extended warranty. I respond "This car is a Lexus. If it needs an additional warranty, then you are really in trouble, so I am not paying for it." Ours was not a CPO (demo w/balance of factory), but we bought the extended warranty. Mostly b...
by ugaDAWGS09
Sun May 27, 2018 3:40 pm
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: Lexus RX 350, Audi Q5, or Volvo XC 60 (update)
Replies: 121
Views: 8938

Re: Lexus RX 350, Audi Q5, or Volvo XC 60 (update)

$45K OTD sounds like a new car price for the RX-350 no matter what a dealer tells you, but I am just guessing. I suggest you set your search radius larger, say nationwide or choose a 2016 model if you can. I just used TrueCar.com and found several 2017 listed at $45,000. I haven't checked true car....
by ugaDAWGS09
Sun May 27, 2018 3:10 pm
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: Lexus RX 350, Audi Q5, or Volvo XC 60 (update)
Replies: 121
Views: 8938

Re: Lexus RX 350, Audi Q5, or Volvo XC 60 (update)

My wife and I went to a Lexus dealer and test drove the RX 350, a 2017 CPO. Our goal was to get out around 45k, but the dealer wouldn't budge off 47,500 out the door. I found another dealer with the exact same model (color, package, etc.) and bounced the price to see what I could get and still can't...
by ugaDAWGS09
Tue May 22, 2018 10:12 pm
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: Lexus RX 350, Audi Q5, or Volvo XC 60 (update)
Replies: 121
Views: 8938

Re: Lexus RX 350, Audi Q5, or Volvo XC 60

FWIW, my 2015 Volvo XC70 had some work done on it today and they gave me a 2018 XC60 as a loaner. I thought it was a nice driving car although I personally prefer wagons to SUVs. All new Volvos now have at least a 4 cyl w/turbo. The high end engine adds a supercharger for more pep. I don't know for...
by ugaDAWGS09
Sat May 19, 2018 1:50 pm
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: Lexus RX 350, Audi Q5, or Volvo XC 60 (update)
Replies: 121
Views: 8938

Re: Lexus RX 350, Audi Q5, or Volvo XC 60

It seems that reliability/durability is top priority. Obviously fuel economy plays into it with the longish commute. I think you should hone in on a 2-year-old RX. It’s a commodity - there’s always a ton of them off lease and you should be able to pick up for around 30k. Livesoft wrote a post a whi...
by ugaDAWGS09
Fri May 18, 2018 12:18 pm
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: Lexus RX 350, Audi Q5, or Volvo XC 60 (update)
Replies: 121
Views: 8938

Re: Lexus RX 350, Audi Q5, or Volvo XC 60

Don't rule out Toyota 4Runner, Subaru Outback and Forest if you don't mind a bit harsh ride and noise. But the utility and off-road capability is super. Among all these, Q5 combined all the luxury, utility and performance and styling. My wife may consider a 4runnner but I don't think the Subaru wil...
by ugaDAWGS09
Thu May 17, 2018 10:35 pm
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: Lexus RX 350, Audi Q5, or Volvo XC 60 (update)
Replies: 121
Views: 8938

Re: Lexus RX 350, Audi Q5, or Volvo XC 60

Some masochist from Toyota beat the living s**t out of all Lexi with an ugly stick. Gawd they look awful. So sad. Five years ago they were gorgeous. I love Audi's but their market guys are dumber than ten boxes of rocks. In order to get all the advanced safety features you have to upgrade to the to...
by ugaDAWGS09
Thu May 17, 2018 1:06 pm
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: Lexus RX 350, Audi Q5, or Volvo XC 60 (update)
Replies: 121
Views: 8938

Re: Lexus RX 350, Audi Q5, or Volvo XC 60

Can someone explain the maintenance plans that Audi offers? It seems you pay up front for maintenance, does this cover everything not covered under warranty such as basic oil changes, transmission fluid, tire rotation, etc. Here's what I found about Audi warranties. The New Vehicle Limited Warranty...
by ugaDAWGS09
Thu May 17, 2018 1:03 pm
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: Lexus RX 350, Audi Q5, or Volvo XC 60 (update)
Replies: 121
Views: 8938

Re: Lexus RX 350, Audi Q5, or Volvo XC 60

I drive the 2016 RX 350 and highly recommend it. I test drove the Q5 (older model) back then and liked it too but knew there had to be a newer model in the pipeline so crossed that off my list. Since your budget is $40K I assume you're going with CPO's ... a wise choice (unlike mine :oops: ). You c...
by ugaDAWGS09
Thu May 17, 2018 1:01 pm
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: Lexus RX 350, Audi Q5, or Volvo XC 60 (update)
Replies: 121
Views: 8938

Re: Lexus RX 350, Audi Q5, or Volvo XC 60

SeaToTheBay wrote:
Thu May 17, 2018 11:50 am
I'd wait for the new 2019 Acura RDX. Should be an excellent all-around SUV at a better value than its peers. Will be at dealers next month.
This vehicle does look really nice. I wonder what the price will be for a decked out model? I would assume high 40s, low 50's.
by ugaDAWGS09
Thu May 17, 2018 1:00 pm
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: Lexus RX 350, Audi Q5, or Volvo XC 60 (update)
Replies: 121
Views: 8938

Re: Lexus RX 350, Audi Q5, or Volvo XC 60

yougotitdude wrote:
Thu May 17, 2018 12:47 pm
What do you guys think about Volvo's lifetime parts and labor warranty?
I didn't know they offered a warrant like this, seems too good to be true.
by ugaDAWGS09
Thu May 17, 2018 7:35 am
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: Lexus RX 350, Audi Q5, or Volvo XC 60 (update)
Replies: 121
Views: 8938

Re: Lexus RX 350, Audi Q5, or Volvo XC 60

Can someone explain the maintenance plans that Audi offers? It seems you pay up front for maintenance, does this cover everything not covered under warranty such as basic oil changes, transmission fluid, tire rotation, etc. Prepaid maintenance is usually a bad deal, unless you can get a steep disco...
by ugaDAWGS09
Thu May 17, 2018 7:32 am
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: Lexus RX 350, Audi Q5, or Volvo XC 60 (update)
Replies: 121
Views: 8938

Re: Lexus RX 350, Audi Q5, or Volvo XC 60

Can someone explain the maintenance plans that Audi offers? It seems you pay up front for maintenance, does this cover everything not covered under warranty such as basic oil changes, transmission fluid, tire rotation, etc. Here's what I found about Audi warranties. The New Vehicle Limited Warranty...
by ugaDAWGS09
Thu May 17, 2018 6:56 am
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: Lexus RX 350, Audi Q5, or Volvo XC 60 (update)
Replies: 121
Views: 8938

Re: Lexus RX 350, Audi Q5, or Volvo XC 60

Can someone explain the maintenance plans that Audi offers? It seems you pay up front for maintenance, does this cover everything not covered under warranty such as basic oil changes, transmission fluid, tire rotation, etc.
by ugaDAWGS09
Wed May 16, 2018 1:53 pm
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: Lexus RX 350, Audi Q5, or Volvo XC 60 (update)
Replies: 121
Views: 8938

Re: Lexus RX 350, Audi Q5, or Volvo XC 60

just a random data point but I recently bought a used 2016 RX350 with 20K miles. Choose this car over other luxury options due to assumed reliability. Less than a 2 weeks later its at the dealership due to power boost issue (car was not starting and had to override to get it going), and passenger A...
by ugaDAWGS09
Wed May 16, 2018 7:37 am
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: Lexus RX 350, Audi Q5, or Volvo XC 60 (update)
Replies: 121
Views: 8938

Re: Lexus RX 350, Audi Q5, or Volvo XC 60

Any advice/opinions on these models? I ordered a 2018 SQ5 the beginning of October 2017 and took delivery end of January 2018. First experience with an Audi. Love the vehicle. My previous car was a 2004 model year Mercedes and it was a weird time for car tech (it had a DVD video player!), so I am v...
by ugaDAWGS09
Wed May 16, 2018 7:36 am
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: Lexus RX 350, Audi Q5, or Volvo XC 60 (update)
Replies: 121
Views: 8938

Re: Lexus RX 350, Audi Q5, or Volvo XC 60

I love my Q5, has needed only a few fixes after 9 years and 90,000 miles. Is this you in the YouTube video? https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ohxZ99K8TRM Haha, actually yes :wink: While I can appreciate Lexus reliability, I wouldn’t be caught dead driving one. I don’t want to stir up any heated discu...
by ugaDAWGS09
Wed May 16, 2018 7:34 am
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: Lexus RX 350, Audi Q5, or Volvo XC 60 (update)
Replies: 121
Views: 8938

Re: Lexus RX 350, Audi Q5, or Volvo XC 60

We looked at the NX300, but it seems really small inside. We are going to test drive one just to get a feel for it, but based on the look I don't think it's large enough. I was hoping the RX would get closer to 24-25 mpg. Isn't the Highlander a 3 row SUV? I've heard good and bad things about the wa...
by ugaDAWGS09
Tue May 15, 2018 6:26 pm
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: Lexus RX 350, Audi Q5, or Volvo XC 60 (update)
Replies: 121
Views: 8938

Re: Lexus RX 350, Audi Q5, or Volvo XC 60

All good choices. Ride quality is a very personal thing. Wife and I have a 2018 Q5 with the 20" wheels and Pirelli Scorpion all season tires; you can set the ride to 5 different modes - we leave it in Auto which firms up a little bit on slower roads and softens just a bit on the highway. Ride is qu...
by ugaDAWGS09
Tue May 15, 2018 6:12 pm
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: Lexus RX 350, Audi Q5, or Volvo XC 60 (update)
Replies: 121
Views: 8938

Re: Lexus RX 350, Audi Q5, or Volvo XC 60

I really like my Q5 until it got recalled for the 3rd time and the brakes developed a horrible squeak in cold weather (not a safety issue, but not fixable). If it is possible to have a love-hate relationship with a vehicle, I had one with the Q5. I would consider the 2018 redesign, but not until I ...
by ugaDAWGS09
Tue May 15, 2018 6:10 pm
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: Lexus RX 350, Audi Q5, or Volvo XC 60 (update)
Replies: 121
Views: 8938

Re: Lexus RX 350, Audi Q5, or Volvo XC 60

If you want decent mileage, look at either the NX300h or the RX450 in the Lexus lineup. As the owner of an RX350, and one who has 220k miles on my 2010 - I average 21-22 mpg in real world driving. When I replace it, I hope to move to a hybrid model, and the abovementioned cars are on my list. Also ...
by ugaDAWGS09
Tue May 15, 2018 4:43 pm
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: Lexus RX 350, Audi Q5, or Volvo XC 60 (update)
Replies: 121
Views: 8938

Lexus RX 350, Audi Q5, or Volvo XC 60 (update)

My wife and I have been doing a lot of research on vehicles and we are planning on test driving these 3 SUV's next weekend. She wants a two row luxury SUV with a lot of the new safety features, but still wanted to get decent gas mileage. I would think the Lexus would be the best as far as reliabilit...
by ugaDAWGS09
Thu May 10, 2018 9:04 am
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: Your favorite Florida beach??
Replies: 52
Views: 5114

Re: Your favorite Florida beach??

Hey everyone, I'm back reading through all the responses. We have definitely decided to travel to a Florida beach this year instead of the Virgin Islands. I'm still not sure which beach but have narrowed it down to Destin, AMI, or Siesta Key. I'm going to see what is available on VRBO and check for ...
by ugaDAWGS09
Mon Apr 23, 2018 10:10 am
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: Looking to purchase new car/SUV
Replies: 51
Views: 3042

Re: Looking to purchase new car/SUV

Going from a sedan to a small SUV (when you don't have to) is a tough transition. That is only my opinion. You cannot get an upright SUV to drive like a sedan. The A4 won't drive like the Q5. Make a list of 4-5 vehicles that meet your criteria and price range. Drive them. See if any check all the b...
by ugaDAWGS09
Mon Apr 23, 2018 8:18 am
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: Looking to purchase new car/SUV
Replies: 51
Views: 3042

Re: Looking to purchase new car/SUV

bob60014 wrote:
Sun Apr 22, 2018 4:19 pm
"You can't go wrong with a Honda Pilot or Toyota Highlander....."

This, safety and low maintenance!!
These are nice SUV's but we aren't looking for a 3rd row (at least not yet).
by ugaDAWGS09
Mon Apr 23, 2018 8:13 am
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: Looking to purchase new car/SUV
Replies: 51
Views: 3042

Re: Looking to purchase new car/SUV

I would want a smaller SUV that doesn't have a CVT - so Honda HRV is out. Honda's smaller CR-V is having issues with gas in the oil; bad. RAV-4 has a CVT, too. Mazda CX-5 would be high on my list - I have 4 family members who own them, and they're all happy with the ride quality, features, and long...
by ugaDAWGS09
Mon Apr 23, 2018 8:10 am
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: Looking to purchase new car/SUV
Replies: 51
Views: 3042

Re: Looking to purchase new car/SUV

After being in a similar situation to your wife, I was looking for a vehicle which was, safe, reliable, somewhat fun, and with comfortable seats given my back and neck injuries sustained in the crash. Many on this forum will tell you how expensive European cars are to maintain and how unreliable th...
by ugaDAWGS09
Mon Apr 23, 2018 7:44 am
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: Looking to purchase new car/SUV
Replies: 51
Views: 3042

Re: Looking to purchase new car/SUV

If she is waffling between a sedan and SUV, as well as, wants a safe and reliable vehicle... I would recommend at least scoping out the Subaru lineup with Eyesight . AWD is on nearly all, if not all of their lineup. If an "old" design is a dealbreaker, you may look into doing a monthly lease on a r...
by ugaDAWGS09
Mon Apr 23, 2018 7:38 am
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: Looking to purchase new car/SUV
Replies: 51
Views: 3042

Re: Looking to purchase new car/SUV

For me the infotainment system on the new Volvos - which involve far too much distraction for something as simple as changing the temperature - is a dealbreaker. I like Audis - not cheap to maintain but good reliability, and IMO they do the best interiors. The Q5 is a very comfortable SUV. If you'r...
by ugaDAWGS09
Mon Apr 23, 2018 7:37 am
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: Looking to purchase new car/SUV
Replies: 51
Views: 3042

Re: Looking to purchase new car/SUV

I'm currently considering the Audi A5 Sportback (4 door plus hactchback), which is new for 2018. Although I may opt for a year old A4, which got a redesign in 2017. Still open to alternatives. I’m also a bit nervous about maintenance costs, but happy to see that Audi is now generally above average ...
by ugaDAWGS09
Sun Apr 22, 2018 3:09 pm
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: Looking to purchase new car/SUV
Replies: 51
Views: 3042

Re: Looking to purchase new car/SUV

For me the infotainment system on the new Volvos - which involve far too much distraction for something as simple as changing the temperature - is a dealbreaker. I like Audis - not cheap to maintain but good reliability, and IMO they do the best interiors. The Q5 is a very comfortable SUV. If you'r...
by ugaDAWGS09
Sun Apr 22, 2018 2:46 pm
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: Looking to purchase new car/SUV
Replies: 51
Views: 3042

Looking to purchase new car/SUV

My wife was recently in a bad accident, but luckily she came away with only a few scratches and bruises. We were very close to having her car paid off but now we are back in the market for another vehicle. She was driving a Hyundai Azera that we bought new in 2013. It was a good car, never had any m...
by ugaDAWGS09
Wed Mar 21, 2018 10:19 pm
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: Your favorite Florida beach??
Replies: 52
Views: 5114

Re: Your favorite Florida beach??

I think you would have fun in Destin. Plenty of places to stay/eat/find beachy activities. Often crowded in the summer. The main access from the north is via a toll bridge, which is very congested when people are headed for/leaving the beach. Thanks any recommendations on the best places to stay in...
by ugaDAWGS09
Wed Mar 21, 2018 10:19 pm
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: Your favorite Florida beach??
Replies: 52
Views: 5114

Re: Your favorite Florida beach??

Will you be renting a car? If you stay in St Pete beach, you can hang out there then drive north up Gulf Blvd through all the other beach towns—Indian Rocks, Bellair, Clearwater. To the south is PassAGrille which is quieter but beautiful. Some stretches of Gulf Blvd are more touristy than others. L...
by ugaDAWGS09
Wed Mar 21, 2018 9:51 pm
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: Your favorite Florida beach??
Replies: 52
Views: 5114

Your favorite Florida beach??

My wife and I are planning a trip to visit a Florida beach in July. We have never stayed on the west coast of Florida so we are looking at places like Clearwater, Anna Marie, and Siesta Key. We are also considering Destin as a possible destination. Looking for a place with nice beaches, good restaur...
by ugaDAWGS09
Fri Feb 23, 2018 7:31 pm
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: What vacations or weekend getaways are you taking this summer?
Replies: 24
Views: 1878

Re: What vacations or weekend getaways are you taking this summer?

Charleston in April: Are you going to stay in town or on one of the beaches? A burger at an outside table at Poe’s on Sullivan’s Island Walk, run, or bike the Ravenel Bridge Breakfast at the Marina Variety Store at the Municipal Boat Harbor on the Peninsula Frogmore stew and steamed oysters at Bowe...
by ugaDAWGS09
Fri Feb 23, 2018 7:29 pm
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: What vacations or weekend getaways are you taking this summer?
Replies: 24
Views: 1878

Re: What vacations or weekend getaways are you taking this summer?

Spent almost a decade in Charleston (SC). April should be beautiful. Of course spend a day downtown in the historic district. I also recommend the aquarium and boat to Ft. Sumter (right next to the aquarium so you could do both in a day). Personally I like the boat trip over seeing the fort. A trip...
by ugaDAWGS09
Fri Feb 23, 2018 6:18 pm
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: What vacations or weekend getaways are you taking this summer?
Replies: 24
Views: 1878

Re: What vacations or weekend getaways are you taking this summer?

DrGoogle2017 wrote:
Fri Feb 23, 2018 6:08 pm
I’m planning 2 months in Europe, 5 countries only. But the main thing is about 2 weeks in Switzerland. I don’t know if I ever go back to Switzerland so I make sure I stay a little bit longer. In before the lock.
I really want to take an overseas trip next year, maybe Rome/Florence.
by ugaDAWGS09
Fri Feb 23, 2018 5:59 pm
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: What vacations or weekend getaways are you taking this summer?
Replies: 24
Views: 1878

What vacations or weekend getaways are you taking this summer?

My wife and I have a couple trips planned this Summer. We are going to Charleston in late April (first time so any advice would be appreciated), Atlanta/Tenn. Trip in May to go rafting and catch a concert at the Benz in Atlanta, and then going to St. John for a week in July. Hoping the island has re...
by ugaDAWGS09
Fri Feb 02, 2018 8:04 am
Forum: Investing - Help with Personal Investments
Topic: Bond Fund vs. Stable Value
Replies: 34
Views: 3602

Re: Bond Fund vs. Stable Value

I work for a grocery chain (Bi-Lo, Winn-Dixie, Harveys), and have a Southeastern Grocers Stable value fund in my 401k. I've read a lot recently about the debt of the company I work for and heard talk of a buyout so I'm not sure how this would affect the stable value fund if something were to happen....