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by LadyGeek
Wed Dec 02, 2020 8:19 pm
Forum: Personal Finance (Not Investing)
Topic: Windfall management - secrecy
Replies: 12
Views: 1372

Re: Windfall management - secrecy

This thread has run its course and is locked (relationship issue regarding finances). See: Acceptable Topics and Subforum Guidelines This is an investing and personal finance forum. We also maintain a subforum that allow our members to discuss consumer goods and services and recreational activities...
by LadyGeek
Wed Dec 02, 2020 7:19 pm
Forum: Personal Investments
Topic: Vanguard Exchange from one mutual fund to another
Replies: 6
Views: 301

Re: Vanguard Exchange from one mutual fund to another

Welcome! What is the name of this account? I'm looking for something that might include "IRA" in the title.

(Don't provide personal info or the account number.)
by LadyGeek
Wed Dec 02, 2020 2:59 pm
Forum: Investing - Theory, News & General
Topic: Not Experiencing Any Problems With Vanguard
Replies: 175
Views: 12562

Re: Not Experiencing Any Problems With Vanguard

With regards to some earlier posts, the discussion is getting derailed on general complaints about Vanguard's investment management decisions, reporting profits. There is also an off-topic post discussing items not related to Vanguard. Complaints are welcome, but they should be actionable and discu...
by LadyGeek
Wed Dec 02, 2020 2:45 pm
Forum: Investing - Theory, News & General
Topic: Not Experiencing Any Problems With Vanguard
Replies: 175
Views: 12562

Re: Not Experiencing Any Problems With Vanguard

An off-topic interchange has been removed. As a reminder, see: General Etiquette
At all times we must conduct ourselves in a respectful manner to other posters.
by LadyGeek
Wed Dec 02, 2020 11:11 am
Forum: Investing - Theory, News & General
Topic: How do Bogleheads cope with FOMO? [Fear Of Missing Out]
Replies: 224
Views: 10744

Re: How do Bogleheads cope with FOMO? [Fear Of Missing Out]

I merged tiburblium's thread into the ongoing discussion. The combined thread is in the Investing - Theory, News & General forum (general discussion).
by LadyGeek
Wed Dec 02, 2020 9:31 am
Forum: Personal Investments
Topic: Can't do Roth conversions because of ACA
Replies: 67
Views: 3534

Re: Can't do Roth conversions because of ACA

This thread has run its course and is locked (devolved into a rant). See: Locked Topics Moderators or site admins may lock a topic (set it so no more replies may be added) when a violation of posting policy has occurred. Occasionally, even if there are no overt violations of posting policy, a topic...
by LadyGeek
Tue Dec 01, 2020 6:55 pm
Forum: Personal Finance (Not Investing)
Topic: H&R Block 2020 software offer
Replies: 315
Views: 19845

Re: H&R Block 2020 software offer

You only need to backup three things: 1. The "program" that you downloaded 2. The activation key 3. The tax files you created with the program To restore the software, all you need to do is run (install) the downloaded program again and activate it with the key provided. Then, copy your ba...
by LadyGeek
Tue Dec 01, 2020 3:32 pm
Forum: US Chapters
Topic: Where is the Munchkin Man?
Replies: 67
Views: 15715

Re: Where is the Munchkin Man?

I merged Bammerman's thread into the ongoing discussion.
by LadyGeek
Tue Dec 01, 2020 1:59 pm
Forum: Investing - Theory, News & General
Topic: How do Bogleheads cope with FOMO? [Fear Of Missing Out]
Replies: 224
Views: 10744

Re: How do Bogleheads cope with FOMO? [Fear Of Missing Out]

I moved Jimsad's thread into the on-going discussion. The combined thread is in the Investing - Theory, News & General forum (general discussion)
by LadyGeek
Mon Nov 30, 2020 9:14 pm
Forum: Personal Investments
Topic: Thoughts on Pre-Paying my Mortgage?
Replies: 63
Views: 3144

Re: Thoughts on Pre-Paying my Mortgage?

This thread has run its course and is locked (no longer helping the OP, derailed in several directions). See: Locked Topics Moderators or site admins may lock a topic (set it so no more replies may be added) when a violation of posting policy has occurred. Occasionally, even if there are no overt v...
by LadyGeek
Mon Nov 30, 2020 2:13 pm
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: Chrono24: I am seller; what can go wrong?
Replies: 8
Views: 1171

Re: Chrono24: I am seller; what can go wrong?

This thread is now in the Personal Consumer Issues forum (watch).
by LadyGeek
Mon Nov 30, 2020 12:44 pm
Forum: Personal Finance (Not Investing)
Topic: Timeshare surrender denied, no idea why, please help
Replies: 163
Views: 10487

Re: Timeshare surrender denied, no idea why, please help

Upon further review, this thread will remain locked.

The OP is strongly encouraged to obtain qualified legal advice.

Uncle Freddie - When you have an update, please PM me and I'll post it here.
by LadyGeek
Mon Nov 30, 2020 9:26 am
Forum: Investing - Theory, News & General
Topic: Vanguard 529 shows incorrect performance data
Replies: 26
Views: 1364

Re: Vanguard 529 shows incorrect performance data

I merged mgk2010's thread into the ongoing discussion. The combined thread is in the Investing - Theory, News & General forum (general discussion). (Thanks to the member who reported the post. One of the reasons is "Duplicate thread". Supplying a link to the original is helpful, thanks.)
by LadyGeek
Mon Nov 30, 2020 8:34 am
Forum: Personal Finance (Not Investing)
Topic: H&R Block 2020 software offer
Replies: 315
Views: 19845

Re: H&R Block 2020 software offer

Those of us who predicted that they will purchase too soon and regret not waiting until Black Friday / Cyber Monday have also been rewarded. Our predictions were correct.
by LadyGeek
Sun Nov 29, 2020 7:05 pm
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: Anyone experienced problems with Honda V-6 VCM engines?
Replies: 43
Views: 65360

Re: Anyone experienced problems with Honda V-6 VCM engines?

leguan44, Welcome!

FYI - You are bumping a 2014 thread.
by LadyGeek
Sun Nov 29, 2020 5:10 pm
Forum: Personal Finance (Not Investing)
Topic: Timeshare surrender denied, no idea why, please help
Replies: 163
Views: 10487

Re: Timeshare surrender denied, no idea why, please help

This thread has run its course and is locked (conflicting legal advice which can be misleading, straying into legal issues).

OP - When you have an update, please PM me and I'll post it here.
by LadyGeek
Sun Nov 29, 2020 4:29 pm
Forum: Personal Investments
Topic: Median Highest Paid Income with Lowest Median Home Prices
Replies: 10
Views: 1627

Re: Median Highest Paid Income with Lowest Median Home Prices

This thread has run its course and is locked (not actionable - the OP is not intending to move). General comment threads are off topic in the forums with "Personal" in the title. See: A reminder that non-investing general comment threads are OT - It must be personal . In other words, you ...
by LadyGeek
Sun Nov 29, 2020 3:09 pm
Forum: Personal Finance (Not Investing)
Topic: Son diagnosed with Type 1 Diabetes - how prepare for future?
Replies: 55
Views: 4525

Re: Son diagnosed with Type 1 Diabetes - how prepare for future?

The discussion is straying into medical advice (effects of disease and treatment). Please stay focused on the financial aspects.
by LadyGeek
Sun Nov 29, 2020 2:03 pm
Forum: US Chapters
Topic: Post your Financial Milestone Announcements Here
Replies: 1865
Views: 237791

Re: Post your Financial Milestone Announcements Here

I merged KESP's thread into the on-going discussion.

Congrats! :beer
by LadyGeek
Sun Nov 29, 2020 2:00 pm
Forum: Investing - Theory, News & General
Topic: Coronavirus and the market
Replies: 4077
Views: 321218

Re: Coronavirus and the market

I removed a post discussing the coronavirus. As a reminder, the main intent of the post must be on topic.

See: Please read before posting on coronavirus/COVID-19
by LadyGeek
Sun Nov 29, 2020 11:17 am
Forum: Investing - Theory, News & General
Topic: Roth conversions... tax speculation?
Replies: 39
Views: 2513

Re: Roth conversions... tax speculation?

A few words about tax speculation - discussions about future legislation is prohibited by forum policy, see: Unacceptable Topics Politics and Religion In order to avoid the inevitable frictions that arise from these topics, political or religious posts and comments are prohibited. The only exception...
by LadyGeek
Sun Nov 29, 2020 11:10 am
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: What Movie Have You Recently Watched?
Replies: 6035
Views: 1404983

Re: What Movie Have You Recently Watched?

The Incredibles, on DVD. Animated, rated PG, 2004. A super-hero family tries to hide their identity but has to save the world. I liked it.
by LadyGeek
Sun Nov 29, 2020 11:02 am
Forum: Personal Investments
Topic: deleted [Six figure check, where to distribute?]
Replies: 2
Views: 739

Re: deleted

The OP has deleted the post content. No further discussion is possible.

(Thread locked.)
by LadyGeek
Sun Nov 29, 2020 9:36 am
Forum: Personal Finance (Not Investing)
Topic: H&R Block 2020 software offer
Replies: 315
Views: 19845

Re: H&R Block 2020 software offer

It's still $29.22 from the offer I posted earlier. A direct link: H&R Block® (all products shown)

The offer is good through the end of November, which ends tomorrow.
by LadyGeek
Sun Nov 29, 2020 8:07 am
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: Good Modern Science Fiction
Replies: 472
Views: 84431

Re: Good Modern Science Fiction

In the mean time, I wanted a change of pace from space opera. Back to cyberpunk. Virtual Light , by William Gibson. I've read his other series - Neuromancer, Count Zero, Mona Lisa Overdrive, Pattern Recognition - but missed this one. William Gibson - predictive, influential, spiritual - while just ...
by LadyGeek
Sun Nov 29, 2020 8:01 am
Forum: Personal Finance (Not Investing)
Topic: What percentage of your net worth is not taxed?
Replies: 47
Views: 4045

Re: What percentage of your net worth is not taxed?

Don't forget that you pay property taxes on your home. Property tax is not an income tax, but it's still a tax paid (to your local government).
by LadyGeek
Sat Nov 28, 2020 9:40 pm
Forum: Personal Finance (Not Investing)
Topic: Timeshare surrender denied, no idea why, please help
Replies: 163
Views: 10487

Re: Timeshare surrender denied, no idea why, please help

Upon further review, this thread is unlocked to continue the discussion. Please see the disclaimer at the bottom of every forum page: No guarantees are made as to the accuracy of the information on this site or the appropriateness of any advice to your particular situation. The OP is encouraged to ...
by LadyGeek
Sat Nov 28, 2020 8:31 pm
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: Anybody use a percussion massage device?
Replies: 23
Views: 1867

Re: Anybody use a percussion massage device?

^^^ Thanks! I merged imsomeguy's thread into the on-going discussion.
by LadyGeek
Sat Nov 28, 2020 6:54 pm
Forum: Personal Finance (Not Investing)
Topic: Son diagnosed with Type 1 Diabetes - how prepare for future?
Replies: 55
Views: 4525

Re: Son diagnosed with Type 1 Diabetes - how prepare for future?

The discussion is getting derailed on global insulin pricing. Please stay on-topic, which is helping the OP.
by LadyGeek
Sat Nov 28, 2020 3:29 pm
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: [What TV Show Have You Recently Watched?]
Replies: 2346
Views: 242640

Re: [What TV Show Have You Recently Watched?]

I just started Season 7 of Wentworth, on Netflix. I hope Season 8 is as good as what I've watched so far.
by LadyGeek
Sat Nov 28, 2020 11:06 am
Forum: Personal Finance (Not Investing)
Topic: What percentage of your net worth is not taxed?
Replies: 47
Views: 4045

Re: What percentage of your net worth is not taxed?

Never really thought about it until now but less than 5% several years into retirement. Large conversions to Roth before Social Security and the remaining traditional IRA will go to charity. The appreciation of our personal residence is less than the exemption. Appreciated holdings in taxable accou...
by LadyGeek
Sat Nov 28, 2020 9:52 am
Forum: Investing - Theory, News & General
Topic: Market Risk Premium IS a Macro Factor? (Not a Style Risk Factor!?)
Replies: 1
Views: 175

Re: Market Risk Premium IS a Macro Factor? (Not a Style Risk Factor!?)

Welcome! Unfortunately, this site does not permit attachments. You will have to upload your image to a file sharing site, e.g. Google Drive, and share the link.

See: Posting images in the Bogleheads forum
by LadyGeek
Fri Nov 27, 2020 8:51 pm
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: I just bought a Peloton - Love it!
Replies: 92
Views: 7763

Re: I just bought a Peloton - Love it!

Let's keep this thread focused on the Peloton (and similar).
by LadyGeek
Fri Nov 27, 2020 7:00 pm
Forum: Investing - Theory, News & General
Topic: It's Not Different This Time
Replies: 379
Views: 40967

Re: It's Not Different This Time

I removed an off-topic post and reply. As a reminder, see: Politics and Religion In order to avoid the inevitable frictions that arise from these topics, political or religious posts and comments are prohibited. The only exceptions to this rule are: Common religious expressions such as sending your...
by LadyGeek
Fri Nov 27, 2020 6:52 pm
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: Bird watchers – what birds are you seeing?
Replies: 610
Views: 25629

Re: Bird watchers – what birds are you seeing?

Nice. I have one of those in my backyard. The hooting is very distinctive. As long as I've lived here, I may have only seen one during the day - and only because I startled him. I heard one a few weeks ago, but nothing since. The cold weather will sink in later next week, so I'm hoping to hear him a...
by LadyGeek
Fri Nov 27, 2020 5:27 pm
Forum: US Chapters
Topic: Thank you Taylor!
Replies: 9
Views: 1325

Re: Thank you Taylor!

This thread is now in the US Chapters (community) forum. (Boglehead)
by LadyGeek
Fri Nov 27, 2020 2:27 pm
Forum: Personal Finance (Not Investing)
Topic: H&R Block 2020 software offer
Replies: 315
Views: 19845

Re: H&R Block 2020 software offer

Alternate suggestion: Purchase the Download version, then burn it to a CD.

Tip: Create a text file containing the license key / registration info and burn that on the same CD.
by LadyGeek
Fri Nov 27, 2020 2:03 pm
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: Bird watchers – what birds are you seeing?
Replies: 610
Views: 25629

Re: Bird watchers – what birds are you seeing?

Until you see one in person, you don't realize how big those birds are in real life.
by LadyGeek
Fri Nov 27, 2020 12:01 pm
Forum: Investing - Theory, News & General
Topic: Not Experiencing Any Problems With Vanguard
Replies: 175
Views: 12562

Re: Not Experiencing Any Problems With Vanguard

It's important to get your definitions correct. "Not-for-profit", "For-profit", and "Nonprofit" have very clear and distinctive meanings.

See: Nonprofit vs. Not-for-Profit vs. For-Profit: What's the Difference?
by LadyGeek
Fri Nov 27, 2020 11:52 am
Forum: Personal Finance (Not Investing)
Topic: H&R Block 2020 software offer
Replies: 315
Views: 19845

Re: H&R Block 2020 software offer

^^^ I should have clarified. I got it directly from H&R block via a 3rd party site. The prices are still valid: I just got a reminder email from H&R Block repeating the discount offer. Out of habit, I decided to check if I could find cheaper offers elsewhere. Yup. The usual coupon code sites...
by LadyGeek
Fri Nov 27, 2020 11:44 am
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: Tools and Products for tooth and gum hygiene
Replies: 12
Views: 696

Re: Tools and Products for tooth and gum hygiene

This thread has run its course and is locked (medical advice). The reasons medical advice is not permitted in this forum: 1. This is an anonymous internet forum. It is not possible to verify anyone's identity (nor do we want to). Credentials also imply accurate advice, which may not always be the c...
by LadyGeek
Fri Nov 27, 2020 11:09 am
Forum: Personal Finance (Not Investing)
Topic: H&R Block 2020 software offer
Replies: 315
Views: 19845

Re: H&R Block 2020 software offer

I switched from TaxAct 3 years ago. The software will accept a TaxAct PDF file for import. How do I import last year’s return into my H&R Block Tax Software? You may end up with a few entries that didn't import. You'll need to double-check everything after the import, as a few fields may not tra...
by LadyGeek
Fri Nov 27, 2020 11:01 am
Forum: Investing - Theory, News & General
Topic: U.S. stocks continue to soar!
Replies: 10547
Views: 834817

Re: U.S. stocks continue to soar!

^^^ It's all gravy.
by LadyGeek
Fri Nov 27, 2020 10:59 am
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: Best gym headphones
Replies: 30
Views: 1671

Re: Best gym headphones

I merged Iorek's thread into the on-going discussion.
by LadyGeek
Fri Nov 27, 2020 9:35 am
Forum: Non-US Investing
Topic: I took a 10yr loan to buy TSLA shares
Replies: 159
Views: 12889

Re: I took a 10yr loan to buy TSLA shares

He's in the wiki: Aswath Damodaran
by LadyGeek
Fri Nov 27, 2020 8:54 am
Forum: Personal Finance (Not Investing)
Topic: Divorces
Replies: 35
Views: 3624

Re: Divorces

This thread has run its course and is locked (not personal nor actionable - the OP is not planning to get married, relationship issue). General comment threads are off topic in the forums with "Personal" in the title. See: A reminder that non-investing general comment threads are OT - It ...