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by black jack
Sun Oct 12, 2008 2:57 pm
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: Which college football team will win the BCS Title Game?
Replies: 596
Views: 107521

That was a pretty good set of games yesterday. Too bad Missouri-OK State was on at the same time as LSU-Florida. Over the years I've observed that championship teams are masters at winning the close ones. They don't always win them all, but they win more than their share. Close games are won with gr...
by black jack
Sun Oct 12, 2008 1:59 pm
Forum: Personal Finance (Not Investing)
Topic: What's Your Good Story?
Replies: 7
Views: 1994

Not a personal finance story, but -- last night I was relaxing on the sofa watching the LSU-Florida game, and my 7-year-old daughter came over to snuggle with me, told me she loved me (perhaps because I was letting her stay up later than usual, but I'll take it), then fell asleep on my lap. A small ...
by black jack
Sun Oct 12, 2008 5:13 am
Forum: Personal Finance (Not Investing)
Topic: Least bad way to extricate Mom from this auto loan?
Replies: 23
Views: 5137

Thanks to all for your insights and expressions of support. Dave: kicking my brother's butt doesn't begin to cover what I'd like to do to him, but I figure getting myself arrested wouldn't help mom.:wink: SoonerSunDevil: I was thinking of bringing the car back to sell in my area because I figured th...
by black jack
Sat Oct 11, 2008 1:11 am
Forum: Personal Finance (Not Investing)
Topic: Least bad way to extricate Mom from this auto loan?
Replies: 23
Views: 5137

Least bad way to extricate Mom from this auto loan?

My brother took out a loan to buy a 2003 Camry from the local Toyota dealership last year. It must be a heck of a car, since the dealer charged him $15,500 for it, plus enough other fees and add-ons to push the total price to $19,250. Monthly payments are about $400; 4 years left to run on this loan...