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by wlpotts
Mon Sep 17, 2007 2:04 am
Forum: Personal Investments
Topic: Market turbulence do not disturb me.. thanks to you guys
Replies: 14
Views: 3275

Another question - how do you guys learn to be patient when investing? What I mean is, I'm saving almost 50% of my gross income every month, in either the 401K and an high-yield savings account. But I *still* don't feel as if my account is growing fast enough. quote] Switch your perspective! My exp...
by wlpotts
Mon Sep 10, 2007 11:14 pm
Forum: Personal Investments
Topic: Is there a legit way to boost your credit?
Replies: 29
Views: 8722

My experience in credit score mangement

1) Do not get into juggling credit offers and trying to time payments with companies. If payments are made by mail, anything can go wrong and against you. A payment maybe lost, a delivey truck can destroyed, delayed or other disaster. It is ONLY when company posts your payment will it be valid. If y...
by wlpotts
Tue Sep 04, 2007 3:31 am
Forum: Personal Investments
Topic: 403b Fund Question
Replies: 24
Views: 4934

Options may be available...

My company had employees by default opt into a 403b with an annuity wrapper. The fees were horrible and undisclosed without REAL DUE DILIGENCE of decifering the Plan Document, provided by the HR Department. I contacted Vanguard and gave them our companys federal tax ID number. It was to my amazement...
by wlpotts
Sun Aug 26, 2007 8:09 pm
Forum: Personal Finance (Not Investing)
Topic: OT: CNBC Alunmi...Where Are They Now?
Replies: 10
Views: 3749

Whare are they Now?

Martha McCallam---MSNBC Special reporter
Tom Costello---MSNBC & NBC Special reporter

Warren P.
by wlpotts
Sun Aug 26, 2007 2:31 pm
Forum: Personal Finance (Not Investing)
Topic: Favorite Scotch?
Replies: 62
Views: 22775

I agree w/Bettega-OBAN 14 yr

Oban 14 yr is my preffered elixer. Try it you'll like it.

It's >$30.00, but Famous Gouse is palatable for the <$30.00 swill.


by wlpotts
Fri Aug 24, 2007 11:12 pm
Forum: Personal Investments
Topic: 91B Transfers?
Replies: 4
Views: 1606

Believe it is called 90-24 transfer

Sorry Still can't hyperlink :cry: How to Transfer 403(b) Money (Via a 90-24 Transfer) Scource: 403bwise DOT com/wisemoves/transfer403b "Unhappy with your current 403(b) provider? Fed up with your employer's vendor list? The IRS allows you to perform something called a 90-24 transfer into the vendor ...
by wlpotts
Fri Jul 27, 2007 10:11 pm
Forum: Personal Investments
Topic: What to do with an HSA?
Replies: 41
Views: 10710

HSA Decisions and YOUR money options

Hi Ted, You've recieved some great information already from the earlier posters. I wanted to add that you are not bound to use the current HSA banking/investment house that you are using. (Sorry about the non hyperlink issue...not enough tenure in postings) Perhaps you may already know this, but I w...
by wlpotts
Thu Jun 21, 2007 7:23 pm
Forum: Personal Finance (Not Investing)
Topic: (Poll) How do you get to this forum?
Replies: 15
Views: 5364

I enter through...

bogleheads dot org
by wlpotts
Sun Jun 03, 2007 3:15 pm
Forum: Personal Finance (Not Investing)
Topic: [poll] so, why don’t you post? calling all lurkers
Replies: 12
Views: 5777

Reasoning for posting or non-posting

My reasoning for posting is that I am selective. If a subject topic picques my interest at the time or if a poster has offered a request for advice and I have knowledgable experience, then and only then, I am willing to input through this darned keyboard. Note: You picqued my interest! :idea: Respec...
by wlpotts
Tue May 29, 2007 2:33 am
Forum: Personal Investments
Topic: How to deal with bad 401k options
Replies: 9
Views: 2909

I concur with above post

IMO, have your wife quit and transfer the 90K ASAP to a Vanguard IRA and get out of loosing the expensive ER's every quarter. Your loosing compounded growth of your hard earned $. If I spent the time to quantify the cost to you in dollars per anum you'd be extremely motivated and P*&@#d. As a genera...