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by Flyer24
Fri Sep 25, 2020 2:39 pm
Forum: Personal Investments
Topic: How to combine finances with your spouse? Recently married/early30s
Replies: 55
Views: 4249

Re: How to combine finances with your spouse? Recently married/early30s

OP bumped an old thread, so I split it into a new topic. This will focus on his own situation.
by Flyer24
Fri Sep 25, 2020 9:22 am
Forum: Personal Investments
Topic: Two 401k accounts: Previous and Current Employer
Replies: 13
Views: 706

Re: Two 401k accounts: Previous and Current Employer

Question: in an effort to save on ER's, am I not thinking like a Bogelhead and having similar funds in each 401k? I know they both carry different weight and holdings; which is why I have held funds both in each account to date. Well, I suppose if you want to try and save a couple of basis points y...
by Flyer24
Thu Sep 24, 2020 11:32 am
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: Excel 2019 instructions
Replies: 12
Views: 1093

Re: Excel 2019 instructions

Duplicate posts have been merged.
by Flyer24
Wed Sep 23, 2020 3:37 pm
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: Smoker next door
Replies: 79
Views: 4463

Re: Smoker next door

Topic is locked (neighbor issue).
by Flyer24
Tue Sep 22, 2020 7:46 pm
Forum: Personal Investments
Topic: Max 401k Contribution from Different Sources/Types
Replies: 7
Views: 450

Re: Max 401k Contribution from Different Sources/Types

The $57k includes the employer contribution.
by Flyer24
Sat Sep 19, 2020 10:10 pm
Forum: Personal Investments
Topic: Maximum age to open traditional IRA?
Replies: 20
Views: 1630

Re: Maximum age to open traditional IRA?

Topic moved to Personal Investments.
by Flyer24
Sat Sep 19, 2020 7:44 pm
Forum: Personal Finance (Not Investing)
Topic: Doctor disclosure and consent
Replies: 48
Views: 3426

Re: Doctor disclosure and consent

As a reminder, medical advice is off-topic for this forum. Let’s stay focused on finance aspects.
by Flyer24
Sat Sep 19, 2020 2:48 pm
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: Is Costco worth the $120 membership?
Replies: 238
Views: 15365

Re: Is Costco worth the $120 membership?

Topic moved to Personal Consumer Issues.
by Flyer24
Sat Sep 19, 2020 12:06 pm
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: bought upright Steinway "festival piano" sight unseen
Replies: 13
Views: 1515

Re: bought upright Steinway "festival piano" sight unseen

Topic moved to Personal Consumer Issues.
by Flyer24
Sat Sep 19, 2020 9:25 am
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: Pretending to enjoy sports for business/social reasons
Replies: 83
Views: 4850

Re: Pretending to enjoy sports for business/social reasons

Thread has run its course. Topic is locked. Several off-topic posts have been removed.
by Flyer24
Thu Sep 17, 2020 2:42 pm
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: what do others pay for umbrella insurance, and is it needed?
Replies: 58
Views: 4760

Re: what do others pay for umbrella insurance, and is it needed?

An off-topic series of posts related to celebrity cases has been moved. Please stay with the original posts. Non-actionable (Trolling) Topics If readers can't do anything with the content of a topic other than argue about it, it does not belong here. Examples include: US or world economic, politica...
by Flyer24
Thu Sep 17, 2020 10:02 am
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: Cost of Propane Air Conditioning on House
Replies: 12
Views: 925

Re: Cost of Propane Air Conditioning on House

Topic moved to Personal Consumer Issues.
by Flyer24
Wed Sep 16, 2020 9:31 pm
Forum: Personal Finance (Not Investing)
Topic: ‘We obviously bet on the wrong horse’: I co-signed my nephew’s $55K student loan: He has no degree and no job. Aside fro
Replies: 1
Views: 1757

Re: ‘We obviously bet on the wrong horse’: I co-signed my nephew’s $55K student loan: He has no degree and no job. Aside

This thread has run its course and is locked (not personal nor actionable). 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 must be asking about your own s...
by Flyer24
Wed Sep 16, 2020 7:52 pm
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: Good example of why I despise SiriusXM
Replies: 4
Views: 911

Re: Good example of why I despise SiriusXM

Topic is locked (non-actionable rant).
by Flyer24
Wed Sep 16, 2020 7:19 pm
Forum: Personal Finance (Not Investing)
Topic: Life Insurance!
Replies: 12
Views: 666

Re: Life Insurance!

Topic moved to Personal Finance.
by Flyer24
Tue Sep 15, 2020 9:49 am
Forum: Personal Finance (Not Investing)
Topic: Claiming Q1 2020 expenses after Mid year FSA change
Replies: 2
Views: 166

Re: Claiming Q1 2020 expenses after Mid year FSA change

No. The expenses have to be within the coverage period.
by Flyer24
Sun Sep 13, 2020 10:36 am
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: What's this bug?
Replies: 34
Views: 2599

Re: What's this bug?

Topic is locked (not a consumer issue).

Update: See below. --admin LadyGeek
by Flyer24
Fri Sep 11, 2020 3:06 pm
Forum: Personal Investments
Topic: Stock-tracking app
Replies: 24
Views: 1487

Re: Stock-tracking app

Let's stick with the OP's question please and not go off-topic.
by Flyer24
Fri Sep 11, 2020 2:37 pm
Forum: Personal Investments
Topic: Rate My Portfolio- Advice/Changes?
Replies: 2
Views: 331

Re: Rate My Portfolio- Advice/Changes?

We need to get more information to provide the best help. We recommend editing your post and following the guidance in this link: Asking Portfolio Questions
by Flyer24
Thu Sep 10, 2020 9:45 pm
Forum: Personal Finance (Not Investing)
Topic: Difficulty obtaining bitcoins
Replies: 17
Views: 2372

Re: Difficulty obtaining bitcoins

Let’s get back on track with the OP. If you have any experience then please offer.
by Flyer24
Thu Sep 10, 2020 11:31 am
Forum: Personal Finance (Not Investing)
Topic: SALT vs 401k taxes under Biden
Replies: 1
Views: 682

Re: SALT vs 401k taxes under Biden

Thread is locked. Politics are off-topic for this forum. This includes the tax proposals of the candidates.
by Flyer24
Mon Sep 07, 2020 2:35 pm
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: Online Ammo purchase recommendation
Replies: 53
Views: 5543

Re: Online Ammo purchase recommendation

Let’s not derail the thread please. If you have advice for ammo purchase then please offer.
by Flyer24
Mon Sep 07, 2020 12:35 pm
Forum: Personal Investments
Topic: Investing Beyond 403bs Options?
Replies: 105
Views: 3901

Re: Investing Beyond 403bs Options?

Topics have been merged.
by Flyer24
Mon Sep 07, 2020 11:22 am
Forum: Personal Investments
Topic: Investing Beyond 403bs Options?
Replies: 105
Views: 3901

Re: [403b contribution questions]

I edited the title for subject clarity.
by Flyer24
Sat Sep 05, 2020 10:48 am
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: Buying guns not an option, what else
Replies: 56
Views: 5237

Re: Buying guns not an option, what else

I have removed some off-topic posts along with a gun debate issue. Thread has run its course.
by Flyer24
Sat Sep 05, 2020 10:38 am
Forum: Personal Finance (Not Investing)
Topic: Thoughts on condos?
Replies: 65
Views: 5873

Re: Thoughts on condos?

Topic moved to Personal Finance.
by Flyer24
Sat Sep 05, 2020 8:38 am
Forum: Personal Investments
Topic: How to locate an address:
Replies: 2
Views: 425

Re: How to locate an address:

Topic is not investment-related. Thread is locked.
by Flyer24
Fri Sep 04, 2020 5:34 pm
Forum: Personal Finance (Not Investing)
Topic: Past, present, and future
Replies: 4
Views: 577

Re: Past, present, and future

Topic needs to be specific about your personal finance situation. Welcome to the Personal Finance forum. This subforum is for personal financial issues that don't involve investments. Examples of acceptable topics are: - insurance - employment issues - credit card and credit rating issues - mortgag...
by Flyer24
Wed Sep 02, 2020 2:32 pm
Forum: Personal Finance (Not Investing)
Topic: Offered a 2nd job (contract) Any pitfalls?
Replies: 33
Views: 1727

Re: Offered a 2nd job (contract) Any pitfalls?

Topic moved to Personal Finance (employment).
by Flyer24
Wed Sep 02, 2020 12:41 pm
Forum: Personal Investments
Topic: Nasdaq 12000
Replies: 2
Views: 280

Re: Nasdaq 12000

Topic is not a personal investment question. Thread is locked.
by Flyer24
Wed Sep 02, 2020 9:23 am
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: Don't Understand Allstate's Strategy
Replies: 2
Views: 537

Re: Don't Understand Allstate's Strategy

Topic is locked (rant - not actionable).
by Flyer24
Tue Sep 01, 2020 5:54 pm
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: Electric shaver
Replies: 18
Views: 1235

Re: Electric shaver

Topic moved to Personal Consumer Issues.
by Flyer24
Mon Aug 31, 2020 5:57 pm
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: The BH guide to missing tooth
Replies: 1
Views: 435

Re: The BH guide to missing tooth

Topic is locked. Medical advice is off-topic for this forum.
by Flyer24
Sun Aug 30, 2020 8:43 am
Forum: Personal Investments
Topic: HRA $ to Roth IRA
Replies: 4
Views: 398

Re: HRA $ to Roth IRA

An HRA doesn’t go with someone upon retirement. Are you sure this isn’t an HSA?
by Flyer24
Sat Aug 29, 2020 9:55 pm
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: Comfortable SUV/Crossover for a Tall and Short couple
Replies: 7
Views: 671

Re: Comfortable SUV/Crossover for a Tall and Short couple

Topic moved to Personal Consumer Issues.
by Flyer24
Thu Aug 27, 2020 9:26 pm
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: "Hobby" Money: Planes, cars, boats etc...
Replies: 113
Views: 7479

Re: Costs to own a plane

Let’s stick with the OP’s question about airplane ownership expenses please.
by Flyer24
Thu Aug 27, 2020 1:27 pm
Forum: Personal Finance (Not Investing)
Topic: 529 transfer between immediate family members
Replies: 6
Views: 397

Re: 529 transfer between immediate family members

Do you already have a 529 account with yourself as a beneficiary? Are these higher education-related classes?
by Flyer24
Thu Aug 27, 2020 11:02 am
Forum: Personal Finance (Not Investing)
Topic: Has anyone created a business just to be able to have a Solo 401k?
Replies: 12
Views: 1729

Re: Has anyone created a business just to be able to have a Solo 401k?

Topic is locked. Discussion of fraudulent activity is not allowed on this forum.

[Update: See below --admin LadyGeek]
by Flyer24
Thu Aug 27, 2020 10:05 am
Forum: Personal Finance (Not Investing)
Topic: Keeping assets separate in marriage
Replies: 40
Views: 3204

Re: Keeping assets separate in marriage

Topics must be asked either about yourself or on behalf of someone. It doesn’t appear that the friend has asked for advice from this forum. Thread has run its course. Note that topics must be directly connected to your (or your friend's or family's) financial life. General comments or complaints ab...
by Flyer24
Tue Aug 25, 2020 2:35 pm
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: Thoughts on Tennessee
Replies: 116
Views: 13708

Re: Thoughts on Tennessee

I removed a religious comment along with several follow-ups. Please keep in mind the forum rules. Topics related to religion are off topic for this forum.
by Flyer24
Tue Aug 25, 2020 12:28 pm
Forum: Personal Finance (Not Investing)
Topic: Private Online High School--Reality Check
Replies: 11
Views: 1029

Re: Private Online High School--Reality Check

I have removed a post related to social issues which are off topic for this forum. Thread needs to be related to personal finance issues and this topic is drifting away from finance matters. Thread is locked. Welcome to the Personal Finance forum. This subforum is for personal financial issues that...
by Flyer24
Tue Aug 25, 2020 11:01 am
Forum: Personal Finance (Not Investing)
Topic: Purchasing "second" home first
Replies: 10
Views: 860

Re: Purchasing "second" home first

I wouldn't do it. I would at least wait until things settle down and you get a better idea of your work situation. If I was looking at a place to stay when visiting family, then just stay in a nice hotel or maybe a cabin (vrbo). It would be just too much expense and upkeep to maintain a house.
by Flyer24
Sun Aug 23, 2020 4:27 pm
Forum: Personal Investments
Topic: When is enough enough?
Replies: 73
Views: 7050

Re: When is enough enough?

Topic moved to Personal Investments.
by Flyer24
Sun Aug 23, 2020 1:38 pm
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: Stuck with expensive mattress I can't return
Replies: 10
Views: 1672

Re: Stuck with expensive mattress I can't return

Thread has run its course. Topic is locked (rant).
by Flyer24
Sat Aug 22, 2020 7:36 am
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: Hobbies that cost $$
Replies: 23
Views: 1919

Re: Hobbies that cost $$

Thread has run its course (not actionable). If you aren't sure if a topic you are about to post is OK, ask yourself whether it is related to a consumer issue, personal and actionable. By actionable, I mean whether you will potentially be able to use the information to better utilize your time or mo...
by Flyer24
Sat Aug 22, 2020 7:30 am
Forum: Personal Finance (Not Investing)
Topic: Work Monitoring Purchases
Replies: 7
Views: 947

Re: Work Monitoring Purchases

Workplace issues are off topic for personal finance. Thread is locked.
by Flyer24
Fri Aug 21, 2020 8:12 am
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: What would you do?
Replies: 5
Views: 767

Re: What would you do?

Topic is not a personal consumer issue. Business ideas are off topic.
by Flyer24
Fri Aug 21, 2020 7:50 am
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: “Experiences” - aka family vacations
Replies: 24
Views: 2799

Re: “Experiences” - aka family vacations

Topic moved to Personal Consumer Issues (travel).