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by Toons
Sun Apr 26, 2020 5:45 pm
Forum: Personal Finance (Not Investing)
Topic: File tax return electronically
Replies: 64
Views: 2574

Re: File tax return electronically

cheese_breath wrote:
Sun Apr 26, 2020 10:47 am
I've been e-filing longer than I can remember.

Bingo :thumbsup
by Toons
Sun Apr 26, 2020 5:41 pm
Forum: Personal Investments
Topic: Stop me from buying individual stocks...
Replies: 27
Views: 1952

Re: Stop me from buying individual stocks...

I Have no idea if I purchased Walmart,Microsoft at a good price
30 & 20 years ago( I long forgot)
:mrgreen:
by Toons
Thu Apr 16, 2020 4:09 pm
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: Laptop buying advice
Replies: 41
Views: 3089

Re: Laptop buying advice

I purchased a Dell Inspiron 14"(10th gen I7/ 8 gig /512 gig SSD last Xmas Superb performance-lightweight- with SSD(Faster data access, boot ups, file transfers, and an overall quicker computing experience) :happy No regrets https://www.dell.com/en-us/shop/dell-laptops/new-inspiron-14-7000-laptop/sp...
by Toons
Sat Apr 11, 2020 7:05 am
Forum: Personal Investments
Topic: Opinion on Cash portion of portfolio
Replies: 11
Views: 1112

Re: Opinion on Cash portion of portfolio

Keep It Simple
Whatever you decide
:happy
by Toons
Fri Apr 10, 2020 4:41 pm
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: Laptop buying advice
Replies: 41
Views: 3089

Re: Laptop buying advice

I purchased a Dell Inspiron 14"(10th gen I7/ 8 gig /512 gig SSD last Xmas Superb performance-lightweight- with SSD(Faster data access, boot ups, file transfers, and an overall quicker computing experience) :happy No regrets https://www.dell.com/en-us/shop/dell-laptops/new-inspiron-14-7000-laptop/spd...
by Toons
Fri Apr 10, 2020 4:20 pm
Forum: Personal Investments
Topic: Complete amateur with advisor problems
Replies: 21
Views: 1877

Re: Complete amateur with advisor problems

Good Info For Educational Purposes And to assist you in the decision making process :happy "Are Advisors Really Worth the Opportunity Cost?" https://www.financialadvisoriq.com/c/899934/86674/clock_ticking_down_line Great article, short and to the point!! Thanks Toons!! Best to you, Dan Thanks Kindl...
by Toons
Fri Apr 10, 2020 4:18 pm
Forum: Investing - Theory, News & General
Topic: "Nobody Knows Nothin'"
Replies: 35
Views: 2482

Re: "Nobody Knows Nothin'"

I know "Something"
I've Got A Secret :wink: :wink:
by Toons
Thu Apr 09, 2020 5:03 pm
Forum: Personal Finance (Not Investing)
Topic: Mortgage payoff - Am I crazy?
Replies: 81
Views: 5594

Re: Mortgage payoff - Am I crazy?

Pay It Off
Tomorrow
:happy
by Toons
Wed Apr 08, 2020 3:31 pm
Forum: Personal Investments
Topic: What do I do with cash??
Replies: 30
Views: 2474

Re: What do I do with cash??

FiveK wrote:
Wed Apr 08, 2020 1:06 pm
A 0.2%/yr difference for $30K is $60/yr. Up to you how much time and effort that is worth.

:thumbsup :mrgreen:
by Toons
Wed Apr 08, 2020 3:26 pm
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: Best way to keep small birds out of gutter
Replies: 19
Views: 1082

Re: Best way to keep small birds out of gutter

These work https://www.homedepot.com/p/Amerimax-Home-Products-3-ft-Snap-In-White-Gutter-Guard-85270/100009044 :happy This looks like it will work. One end slides under the shingle and the other end snaps to the front of the gutter. If that is the metal one, I used those on my garage about 7 years a...
by Toons
Wed Apr 08, 2020 11:43 am
Forum: Personal Investments
Topic: Complete amateur with advisor problems
Replies: 21
Views: 1877

Re: Complete amateur with advisor problems

Good Info For
Educational Purposes
And to assist you in the decision making process
:happy
"Are Advisors Really Worth the Opportunity Cost?"

https://www.financialadvisoriq.com/c/89 ... _down_line
by Toons
Tue Apr 07, 2020 8:12 am
Forum: Investing - Theory, News & General
Topic: If I were a retiree right now....
Replies: 83
Views: 11559

Re: If I were a retiree right now....

ThereAreNoGurus wrote:
Mon Apr 06, 2020 6:26 pm
Toons wrote:
Mon Apr 06, 2020 5:07 pm
I Am Retired
70/30
Equity /Bond
:mrgreen:
Clearly then you are not logical. :mrgreen:
Oh without a doubt
A foregone conclusion
:D :D :mrgreen: :mrgreen:
by Toons
Mon Apr 06, 2020 5:09 pm
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: How much cash to have during coronavirus panic?
Replies: 144
Views: 10905

Re: How much cash to have during coronavirus panic?

No.
Why Panic
Anyway
Take Control Of Your Thoughts
:mrgreen:
by Toons
Mon Apr 06, 2020 5:08 pm
Forum: Personal Investments
Topic: Should I pay off my mortgage?
Replies: 17
Views: 1332

Re: Should I pay off my mortgage?

Yes
Yes
:mrgreen: :mrgreen:
by Toons
Mon Apr 06, 2020 5:07 pm
Forum: Investing - Theory, News & General
Topic: If I were a retiree right now....
Replies: 83
Views: 11559

Re: If I were a retiree right now....

I Am Retired
70/30
Equity /Bond
:mrgreen:
by Toons
Mon Apr 06, 2020 5:05 pm
Forum: Personal Investments
Topic: Tips on how to stop checking finances too often?
Replies: 29
Views: 1406

Re: Tips on how to stop checking finances too often?

Put a rubber band on your wrist,,
A wide one.
Pull(way back) and release
When you find yourself
Starting To Peek
:mrgreen: :mrgreen:
by Toons
Sun Apr 05, 2020 2:53 pm
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: Did you move for better weather? Did you regret it?
Replies: 108
Views: 8814

Re: Did you move for better weather? Did you regret it?

Weather
Yes One Reason
From NY to
Tn.
Regret?
Nada :mrgreen: :mrgreen:
by Toons
Sun Apr 05, 2020 2:52 pm
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: What are you doing for haircuts due to coronavirus shutdown?
Replies: 254
Views: 20674

Re: What are you doing for haircuts due to coronavirus shutdown?

My wife has been cutting my hairs since 1992.
There us not much left to cut at this stage of my life
:mrgreen: :mrgreen:
by Toons
Sun Apr 05, 2020 2:47 pm
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: No sports but cable bills unchanged
Replies: 86
Views: 6247

Re: No sports but cable bills unchanged

Cut it 5 years ago.
Youtube premium
Suffices for me.
:happy
by Toons
Fri Apr 03, 2020 2:52 pm
Forum: Investing - Theory, News & General
Topic: Why don't all investors go 100% stocks
Replies: 72
Views: 5170

Re: Why don't all investors go 100% stocks

Why?
The Inability to hang on for the rollercoaster ride,
when the market heads into a bear market,
Capitulation
Throw in the towel,
Lock in the Losses
:happy
by Toons
Fri Apr 03, 2020 2:50 pm
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: Amazon delivery & payment issue
Replies: 20
Views: 1789

Re: Amazon delivery & payment issue

Chat Online
With Amazon
It Works
:happy
by Toons
Fri Apr 03, 2020 2:44 pm
Forum: Personal Investments
Topic: Do you want to own the whole haystack [VTI] when someone has a blowtorch?
Replies: 136
Views: 11389

Re: Do you want to own the whole haystack when someone has a blowtorch?

I am going to touch base with my
"Psychic"
For The Answer
:mrgreen:
by Toons
Sun Mar 29, 2020 9:08 am
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: LG dishwasher broke again! Advice..
Replies: 25
Views: 1197

Re: LG dishwasher broke again! Advice..

Our Bosch
From Lowes has been outstanding
6 years,
Would purchase again
Paid about 800
:happy
by Toons
Sun Mar 29, 2020 8:58 am
Forum: Personal Investments
Topic: Market panics a time for introspection
Replies: 10
Views: 1276

Re: Market panics a time for introspection

cheese_breath wrote:
Sat Mar 28, 2020 6:43 pm
Toons wrote:
Sat Mar 28, 2020 6:28 pm
I "forgot " to Panic
Was I supposed to?
Oh Well,,,
:mrgreen: :mrgreen:
It's not too late. You can still panic if you want. :wink: :wink: :wink:

:mrgreen: :mrgreen: :thumbsup :thumbsup
by Toons
Sat Mar 28, 2020 6:32 pm
Forum: Personal Investments
Topic: Any high bracket investors dumping munis?
Replies: 127
Views: 9459

Re: Any high bracket investors dumping munis?

Quite the Contrary Bought More VWIUX :happy Can you share your thought process as to why munis would be a good investment right now for the safe part of the portfolio? If you're in high Federal tax bracket in a high tax state, the tax savings provide a safety mote compared to corporates or even FDI...
by Toons
Sat Mar 28, 2020 6:30 pm
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: Don't pay full price for SiriusXM radio
Replies: 299
Views: 39596

Re: Don't pay full price for SiriusXM radio

Stream Amazon HD Music
:mrgreen:
by Toons
Sat Mar 28, 2020 6:28 pm
Forum: Personal Investments
Topic: Market panics a time for introspection
Replies: 10
Views: 1276

Re: Market panics a time for introspection

I "forgot " to Panic
Was I supposed to?
Oh Well,,,
:mrgreen: :mrgreen:
by Toons
Sat Mar 28, 2020 6:27 pm
Forum: Personal Finance (Not Investing)
Topic: Where to park my money
Replies: 9
Views: 1161

Re: Where to park my money

Leave it where it is until
You know what you want to do.
The answer will come,
Patience
:mrgreen:
by Toons
Sat Mar 28, 2020 6:25 pm
Forum: Personal Finance (Not Investing)
Topic: Pay fed tax now - or July 15?
Replies: 47
Views: 4287

Re: Pay fed tax now - or July 15?

Pay Now
Move On,
:happy
by Toons
Sat Mar 28, 2020 6:20 pm
Forum: Personal Finance (Not Investing)
Topic: how much cash do you keep at home?
Replies: 130
Views: 8698

Re: how much cash do you keep at home?

Just checked my wallet,
7- Twenty Dollar Bills
And some change in a small bowl
:mrgreen:
by Toons
Sat Mar 28, 2020 6:17 pm
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: What will you do first, once COVID pandemic is over?
Replies: 271
Views: 17382

Re: What will you do first, once COVID pandemic is over?

Slowtraveler wrote:
Sat Mar 28, 2020 6:01 pm
See my family and go to the beach.

Excellent :happy
by Toons
Sat Mar 28, 2020 6:16 pm
Forum: Personal Investments
Topic: Any high bracket investors dumping munis?
Replies: 127
Views: 9459

Re: Any high bracket investors dumping munis?

Quite the Contrary Bought More VWIUX :happy Can you share your thought process as to why munis would be a good investment right now for the safe part of the portfolio? It has been the "conservative "part of the portfolio for 10 years. I rarely switch investments. I tune out the "technical "noise re...
by Toons
Sat Mar 28, 2020 6:10 pm
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: Bird watchers – what birds are you seeing?
Replies: 496
Views: 17838

Re: Bird watchers – what birds are you seeing?

Backyard in Tennessee,
Bluejays,
Cardinals
Robins
Red Headed Woodpeckers
Turkey Vultures
:happy
by Toons
Sat Mar 28, 2020 6:06 pm
Forum: Personal Investments
Topic: Any high bracket investors dumping munis?
Replies: 127
Views: 9459

Re: Any high bracket investors dumping munis?

Quite the Contrary
Bought More VWIUX
:happy