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by letsgobobby
Thu Apr 04, 2019 11:47 pm
Forum: Personal Finance (Not Investing)
Topic: Is our household budget crazy?
Replies: 141
Views: 14028

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by letsgobobby
Thu Apr 04, 2019 12:50 pm
Forum: Personal Investments
Topic: Dead soon...Where to Invest?
Replies: 19
Views: 4474

Re: Dead soon...Where to Invest?

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by letsgobobby
Sat Mar 30, 2019 9:01 pm
Forum: Personal Finance (Not Investing)
Topic: Max % of gross pay on a car?
Replies: 22
Views: 1791

Re: Max % of gross pay on a car?

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by letsgobobby
Fri Mar 29, 2019 12:03 pm
Forum: Personal Finance (Not Investing)
Topic: Is our household budget crazy?
Replies: 141
Views: 14028

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by letsgobobby
Fri Mar 29, 2019 12:52 am
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: Why are used cars now so expensive?
Replies: 63
Views: 6269

Re: Why are used cars now so expensive?

Years ago, buying a slightly used car was a no brainer. Cars lost a good percent of their value in the first year or two. The best financial strategy was to buy a slightly used car that had been driven for 2-3 years. That is no longer true. If you do the math, it looks like the best long term finan...
by letsgobobby
Thu Mar 28, 2019 12:36 am
Forum: Personal Investments
Topic: Beginning high earner in CA
Replies: 24
Views: 3574

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by letsgobobby
Wed Mar 27, 2019 9:21 pm
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: Decent hiking/trekking clothing?
Replies: 50
Views: 2670

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by letsgobobby
Wed Mar 27, 2019 9:19 pm
Forum: Personal Finance (Not Investing)
Topic: Occupation on tax return
Replies: 25
Views: 3397

Re: Occupation on tax return

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by letsgobobby
Wed Mar 27, 2019 8:24 pm
Forum: Personal Investments
Topic: Beginning high earner in CA
Replies: 24
Views: 3574

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by letsgobobby
Mon Mar 25, 2019 1:43 pm
Forum: Personal Finance (Not Investing)
Topic: Do you treat inheritance as a singular or shared asset?
Replies: 113
Views: 6524

Re: Do you treat inheritance as a singular or shared asset?

Practically, in marriage, what would be the application of substantial separated assets, other than divorce protection? Let's say my parents leave me $1 million. Should I go buy a house and be like "this is my house only, not yours, honey"? Well, if the inheritor passes away, the money would then b...
by letsgobobby
Sun Mar 24, 2019 6:35 pm
Forum: Personal Finance (Not Investing)
Topic: Do you treat inheritance as a singular or shared asset?
Replies: 113
Views: 6524

Re: Do you treat inheritance as a singular or shared asset?

To me, all income including inheritance is shared. Why get married otherwise? +1000 - If you're married , in my mind, all assets are jointly owned.. otherwise, not a marriage.. Have had a strong marriage for ~28 years. I suppose for those whose marriage hasn't been strong that perspective might shi...
by letsgobobby
Sun Mar 24, 2019 12:41 pm
Forum: Personal Finance (Not Investing)
Topic: Do you treat inheritance as a singular or shared asset?
Replies: 113
Views: 6524

Re: Do you treat inheritance as a singular or shared asset?

galectin wrote: Sun Mar 24, 2019 12:40 pm Shared.

The DW inherited a sum equal to about 10% of our assets. I told her that she could keep it in a separate acct. if she wanted to, but she chose to put it into our joint acct.
What if the inheritance was 100% of your net worth, or 1000%? Would you have chosen differently?
by letsgobobby
Sun Mar 24, 2019 9:35 am
Forum: Investing - Theory, News & General
Topic: Market timers thread
Replies: 301
Views: 24348

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by letsgobobby
Sun Mar 24, 2019 12:49 am
Forum: Investing - Theory, News & General
Topic: That's enough for me in 2019
Replies: 906
Views: 125287

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by letsgobobby
Sat Mar 23, 2019 10:55 am
Forum: Investing - Theory, News & General
Topic: U.S. stocks in free fall
Replies: 20350
Views: 2781019

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by letsgobobby
Fri Mar 22, 2019 10:59 pm
Forum: Personal Investments
Topic: Vanguard - dissappointed
Replies: 44
Views: 6387

Re: Vanguard - dissappointed

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by letsgobobby
Fri Mar 22, 2019 9:22 pm
Forum: Investing - Theory, News & General
Topic: U.S. stocks in free fall
Replies: 20350
Views: 2781019

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by letsgobobby
Fri Mar 22, 2019 9:14 pm
Forum: Investing - Theory, News & General
Topic: That's enough for me in 2019
Replies: 906
Views: 125287

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by letsgobobby
Fri Mar 22, 2019 9:12 pm
Forum: Investing - Theory, News & General
Topic: That's enough for me in 2019
Replies: 906
Views: 125287

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by letsgobobby
Fri Mar 22, 2019 4:57 pm
Forum: Investing - Theory, News & General
Topic: That's enough for me in 2019
Replies: 906
Views: 125287

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by letsgobobby
Fri Mar 22, 2019 4:56 pm
Forum: Investing - Theory, News & General
Topic: That's enough for me in 2019
Replies: 906
Views: 125287

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by letsgobobby
Fri Mar 22, 2019 4:55 pm
Forum: Investing - Theory, News & General
Topic: U.S. stocks in free fall
Replies: 20350
Views: 2781019

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by letsgobobby
Fri Mar 22, 2019 2:59 pm
Forum: Personal Finance (Not Investing)
Topic: Do you treat inheritance as a singular or shared asset?
Replies: 113
Views: 6524

Re: Do you treat inheritance as a singular or shared asset?

Maybe, if you have the chance, ask the person leaving you an inheritance what they'd prefer. My parents loved my wife but if pressed, I'm sure in the event of my death, or our divorce, and her remarriage they would have said they intended their assets to be used for our/my children - not my wife and...
by letsgobobby
Fri Mar 22, 2019 2:55 pm
Forum: Investing - Theory, News & General
Topic: That's enough for me in 2019
Replies: 906
Views: 125287

Re: That's enough for me in 2019

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by letsgobobby
Fri Mar 22, 2019 12:53 pm
Forum: Personal Finance (Not Investing)
Topic: Do you treat inheritance as a singular or shared asset?
Replies: 113
Views: 6524

Re: Do you treat inheritance as a singular or shared asset?

Separate, but it's easy for us because we don't need the money. The money I just invest. When I die the money goes to the trust my parents created when they died, and the beneficiaries are my/our children.
by letsgobobby
Tue Mar 19, 2019 9:07 pm
Forum: Personal Finance (Not Investing)
Topic: Can I afford a $1.5 million house?
Replies: 125
Views: 9751

Re: Can I afford a $1.5 million house?

Disregarding the affordability issue. Let your parents buy the home. Visit them if you wish. It's less complicated that way. They can't afford to the buy the house by themselves. Gift them the extra money. If they feel they can't live in a more affordable area and you feel that you can afford the g...