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by Nukie
Wed Mar 13, 2019 8:07 pm
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: Angies List v. Homeadvisor v. ???
Replies: 23
Views: 2281

Re: Angies List v. Homeadvisor v. ???

I've hired several contractors in recent months to do some relatively expensive work at my home. After learning the hard way in past years, I've developed something of a process that I now use. First, I start with the Better Business Bureau website to identify contractors near me for the type of wor...
by Nukie
Fri Mar 13, 2015 12:53 am
Forum: Personal Investments
Topic: Help! 401k Refund for Highly Compensated Employee
Replies: 32
Views: 19008

Re: Help! 401k Refund for Highly Compensated Employee

You appear to understand the situation. For 2014, HCEs are those who received more than $115,000 in compensation and, if the employer so chooses, the top 20% of employees by compensation. Employers have until March 15 of 2015 to determine whether their retirement programs "unfairly" benefited HCEs r...
by Nukie
Mon Jan 12, 2015 2:39 am
Forum: Personal Finance (Not Investing)
Topic: Can my employer open an HSA account for me without me?
Replies: 20
Views: 3466

Re: Can my employer open an HSA account for me without me?

I won't comment on the OP's experience with the employer, as I don't have first-hand knowledge of the company's communication practices and plan documents. As for the tax implications of enrollment in an HSA in 2015, when funds remain in a 2014 general purpose FSA -- well, that depends on whether th...
by Nukie
Tue Jul 08, 2014 11:38 pm
Forum: Personal Finance (Not Investing)
Topic: POLL: How Old is Your Newest Motor Vehicle? -- REVISED
Replies: 51
Views: 5173

Re: POLL: How Old is Your Newest Motor Vehicle? -- REVISED

2014 Nissan Maxima with less than 10K miles. Might not sound like a BH car selection, but since I traded in two other vehicles towards the purchase, my overall cash flow (insurance, fuel, etc.) improved, allowing me to sock away more money towards my eventual retirement. And because I do all the sch...
by Nukie
Fri Jun 20, 2014 8:47 am
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: American Automobile Assn (AAA)
Replies: 51
Views: 5118

Re: American Automobile Assn (AAA)

I've been with AAA for many years, and have even had them issue IDPs several times when I planned on driving overseas. They've always been fast and efficient when I've needed IDPs. The most valuable benefit is the roadside assistance, however, at least in my opinion. For example, my wife's car broke...