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Forum: FIRE and Money 07-16-2009, 09:11 AM
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Posted By Texas Proud
I would say that this is a better spend than the...

I would say that this is a better spend than the $700 plus billion stimulus package... this one requires that something is being purchased by someone other than the gvmt.... yes, they participate,...
Forum: FIRE and Money 06-28-2009, 03:28 AM
Replies: 129
Views: 8,895
Posted By Texas Proud
One of the things that I find interesting is the...

One of the things that I find interesting is the truck provisions....

I got an old car I can trade in....

I can go buy an Accord or Camry... and get $3,500...

OR, I can go buy a RAV4 or CRV...
Forum: FIRE and Money 06-25-2009, 02:46 PM
Replies: 129
Views: 8,895
Posted By Texas Proud
OK.... still looking... but just makeing a wild...

OK.... still looking... but just makeing a wild guess from this site... $300 or so...

The site says catalytics are only in the $20 to $35 range... so I do not know where the $200 is from...
Forum: FIRE and Money 06-25-2009, 02:39 PM
Replies: 129
Views: 8,895
Posted By Texas Proud
Going to the law would seem to say that you are...

Going to the law would seem to say that you are right... that the one who is 'scrapping' the car can keep the proceeds... so it looks like you could say 'split it with me'...

SOOO, what is the...
Forum: FIRE and Money 06-25-2009, 11:48 AM
Replies: 129
Views: 8,895
Posted By Texas Proud
I think you might be reading this wrong.... from...

I think you might be reading this wrong.... from what I read... you get the credit.... period.. you do not get scrap value, trade in value... anything else, just the credit..

Now, if you car...
Forum: FIRE and Money 06-19-2009, 04:24 PM
Replies: 129
Views: 8,895
Posted By Texas Proud
Almost sure it is a new car... So, the...

Almost sure it is a new car...

So, the first 200,000 plus people get a break.... I will have to start looking..
Forum: FIRE and Money 06-17-2009, 10:45 AM
Replies: 129
Views: 8,895
Posted By Texas Proud
One of the problems that people seem to forget is...

One of the problems that people seem to forget is that cars traveling on a road will 'wear' it out... (the trucks are MUCH worse)...

SO, if you only tax the gas (which pays for the roads) and I...
Forum: FIRE and Money 06-15-2009, 11:54 AM
Replies: 129
Views: 8,895
Posted By Texas Proud
Read Ziggy's response.... I will add to...

Read Ziggy's response....

I will add to it that in Texas, they are insuring the CAR and not the driver... you tell them who the primary driver will be, but unless you pick a coverage that...
Forum: FIRE and Money 06-14-2009, 11:31 PM
Replies: 129
Views: 8,895
Posted By Texas Proud
remember that the program has a one year window...

remember that the program has a one year window or when the money runs out....

So... you buy today on spec... the law does not get passed for a couple of months... and 9 months into the program...
Forum: FIRE and Money 06-12-2009, 03:26 PM
Replies: 129
Views: 8,895
Posted By Texas Proud
But that is my point.. it is not a program to...

But that is my point.. it is not a program to reduce gas consumption (even though that is what some are touting)..... it is a stimulus package, just like the bridges and highways and byways and...
Forum: FIRE and Money 06-12-2009, 10:34 AM
Replies: 129
Views: 8,895
Posted By Texas Proud
Hey.... it is just some advertising for 'their'...

Hey.... it is just some advertising for 'their' car companies... got to get sales up somehow...


Take it from another side.... I have an 18 mpg car bought 15 years ago... there were not many...
Forum: FIRE and Money 06-10-2009, 03:15 PM
Replies: 129
Views: 8,895
Posted By Texas Proud
Just looked at the value of my car.... and for...

Just looked at the value of my car.... and for trade in it is $1,000 to $1,500... which means they would offer $800...

SOOOO, maybe I will get a bit of stimulus out of this plan...
Forum: FIRE and Money 06-10-2009, 03:12 PM
Replies: 129
Views: 8,895
Posted By Texas Proud
No multiple vehicles... "(B) NUMBER OF...

No multiple vehicles...

"(B) NUMBER OF VOUCHERS PER PERSON AND PER TRADE-IN VEHICLE- Not more than 1 voucher may be issued for a single person and not more than 1 voucher may be issued for the...
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