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by kewper
Wed Mar 15, 2017 10:04 am
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: Time Saving Tactics: Kids Edition
Replies: 57
Views: 4027

Re: Time Saving Tactics: Kids Edition

The "osmosis" bath. Put 1 year old and 3 year old in tub while you shower. They get clean by osmosis (i.e., shampoo and extra soap falling off you) and they enjoy playing with an old plastic cup and washcloth.
by kewper
Thu Mar 02, 2017 7:00 pm
Forum: Personal Finance (Not Investing)
Topic: Low Interest Variable Debt
Replies: 8
Views: 500

Re: Low Interest Variable Debt

Both of the previous replies make sense to me. 1. Switch to traditional 401(k) then Path A: Leave deferral % the same, build up EFund with increased monthly surplus, then pay off student loan ahead of schedule (and minimums for life of car loan) Path B: Same as above, but pay more aggressively towar...
by kewper
Wed Jan 11, 2017 1:46 pm
Forum: Investing - Theory, News & General
Topic: 2016 Callan Periodic Table of Investment Returns
Replies: 27
Views: 4157

Re: 2016 Callan Periodic Table of Investment Returns

I'm sorry to be obtuse but does that mean a 31.74% ANNUAL RETURN for Russell 2000 Value?
by kewper
Thu Sep 10, 2015 2:56 pm
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: I am running out of excuses to not move out
Replies: 71
Views: 8440

Re: I am running out of excuses to not move out

Does it help to consider that some women wouldn't want to date a man living at home at your age? Although the one hour each way commute would be more than enough motivation for me! Wow that's long. Ha...funny that you say that. Yes that fact plays a small role in wanting to move out. Some women wou...
by kewper
Thu Aug 13, 2015 7:52 am
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: What should we do in South Korea?
Replies: 16
Views: 2240

Re: What should we do in South Korea?

ieee488 wrote:
kewper wrote:
Definitely eat barbecue.


How common is dog meat?
Do you find it in the restaurants?


Generally, dog meat is served in specialized dog restaurants. If you see 보신탕 (bosintang) that is a dog soup restaurant. Otherwise you wouldn't see it just in a regular restaurant.
by kewper
Wed Aug 12, 2015 8:07 pm
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: What should we do in South Korea?
Replies: 16
Views: 2240

Re: What should we do in South Korea?

I lived in South Korea for a year and loved it. I would recommend what the post above suggests. I would also recommend trying out a spa/sauna. They are unbelievable. There are some upscale ones so you can ask your hotel for a recommendation. Usually there are coed and single-sex areas, as well as sn...
by kewper
Tue Aug 11, 2015 12:01 pm
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: My 2013 Subaru Foresting is getting only 15 MPG around city. Is this low?
Replies: 55
Views: 5987

Re: My 2013 Subaru Foresting is getting only 15 MPG around city. Is this low?

Not really an answer but i have to brag that get 31-34 mpg on my 2007 Forester, manual transmission. I just practice some basic fuel efficient driving techniques (little braking, less than 65 on highways, coasting down hills in neutral.
by kewper
Fri Apr 10, 2015 10:18 am
Forum: Personal Finance (Not Investing)
Topic: Return IRA withdrawals not used for 1st-time home buy?
Replies: 11
Views: 1591

Re: Return IRA withdrawals not used for 1st-time home buy?

No advice, but I am also interested in this answer.

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