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by abonder
Tue Feb 12, 2013 9:20 am
Forum: Personal Investments
Topic: Non-governmental 457b Question
Replies: 5
Views: 668

Re: Non-governmental 457b Question

Bobby - I've had some of the same thoughts that you presented and I do agree there's a certainty you achieve by keeping the money post-taxes and then investing in a tax-efficient manner. I do not have access to a high-deductible health plan and, thus, do not use an HSA. Skibbi9 - I like the iBonds o...
by abonder
Mon Feb 11, 2013 11:07 pm
Forum: Personal Investments
Topic: Non-governmental 457b Question
Replies: 5
Views: 668

Non-governmental 457b Question

I bounced this one of Emergdoc privately earlier but I was just hoping to get some additional input on the question below: My wife and I work for the same employer (both physicians in a large academic medical center) and we both have the option of utilizing a non-governmental 457b plan. I should not...
by abonder
Wed Jan 23, 2013 7:22 am
Forum: Personal Investments
Topic: Massachusetts Tax-Exempt Bond Fund
Replies: 5
Views: 619

Re: Massachusetts Tax-Exempt Bond Fund

Thank you. I was thinking about that after reading jah's thread on bonds in a taxable account. I greatly appreciate the feedback.
by abonder
Tue Jan 22, 2013 11:15 pm
Forum: Personal Investments
Topic: Massachusetts Tax-Exempt Bond Fund
Replies: 5
Views: 619

Re: Massachusetts Tax-Exempt Bond Fund

Jason,

I appreciate you bringing your thread to my attention. I found the discussions to be highly relevant.

If anyone has any additional specific thoughts in the VG MA tax-exempt fund that I mentioned in my original post, I'd really like to hear them.

Thanks again.
by abonder
Tue Jan 22, 2013 10:53 pm
Forum: Personal Investments
Topic: Massachusetts Tax-Exempt Bond Fund
Replies: 5
Views: 619

Massachusetts Tax-Exempt Bond Fund

Greetings Everyone, I just had a quick question that I wanted to share in hopes of getting some feedback from the many experienced contributors here. I need to increase our overall bond holdings to get to Desired AA but do not have significant room in tax-advantaged accounts and, thus, will require ...
by abonder
Tue Jan 08, 2013 5:16 pm
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: Getting prescription for online contact lenses
Replies: 11
Views: 1786

Re: Getting prescription for online contact lenses

My wife and I have been using an online retailer to make our glasses lenses. We find frames that we like and then send them in with the prescription information. My wife has severe myopia and must have high index lenses which are very expensive. She found that the price of doing it online was signif...