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Forum: Other topics Today, 05:56 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,115
Posted By HarveyS
Various sources indicate Ramsey has 14 million...

Various sources indicate Ramsey has 14 million weekly listeners to his radio show. Behind Rush Limbaugh's show and Hannity, who each have about 15.5 million listeners weekly. Who knows how...
Forum: Travel Information 04-14-2021, 07:04 AM
Replies: 141
Views: 4,977
Posted By HarveyS
Dispute with cc company since you were...

Dispute with cc company since you were overcharged. I do feel you are over-reacting unless there were cameras inside that were not disclosed.

I've stayed in many airBNB's/VRBO units and have had...
Forum: FIRE and Money 04-11-2021, 08:43 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 7,329
Posted By HarveyS
But isn't the SP500 up 23% from 1/31/2020 until...

But isn't the SP500 up 23% from 1/31/2020 until 3/31/2021?
Forum: Other topics 04-10-2021, 12:25 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,142
Posted By HarveyS
We had to clean out a 3 bedroom home a few years...

We had to clean out a 3 bedroom home a few years ago. What I learned - hope it helps:
Make a quick trip. 3 days max. If you fly, rent a minivan. Stop at home depot or UHaul and buy plenty of...
Forum: Other topics 04-05-2021, 06:47 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 470
Posted By HarveyS
I'll disagree with most of the replies so far. ...

I'll disagree with most of the replies so far. We moved last June in a rented 26' truck. Prior to the move we had been staging items in a storage unit. DW had many items in storage tubs and misc....
Forum: Other topics 04-02-2021, 07:05 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 3,349
Posted By HarveyS
I don't know if you need a NJ atty. But for an...

I don't know if you need a NJ atty. But for an estate this size, I'd call one and ask about it. Hopefully you already have a relationship with an atty in NJ. Who did you will/trust/etc? If they...
Forum: Stock Picking and Market Strategy 04-02-2021, 07:00 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 5,750
Posted By HarveyS
I worked for a maniacal narcissist for 4 years at...

I worked for a maniacal narcissist for 4 years at Mega. No, I did not earn anywhere near $200B.
Forum: Other topics 04-01-2021, 06:46 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 3,349
Posted By HarveyS
I'm sorry you are in this position. Loss of a...

I'm sorry you are in this position. Loss of a loved one is never easy.
The estate seems substantial. As pointed out, talk to the atty. that wrote the will. If you are comfortable with them,...
Forum: FIRE and Money 03-25-2021, 02:38 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 4,604
Posted By HarveyS
Ignore him and any others that push sales. Stay...

Ignore him and any others that push sales. Stay polite, with a firm "no thank you". Changing banks is a PITA and I wouldn't over this issue.
Forum: Stock Picking and Market Strategy 03-24-2021, 07:12 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 856
Posted By HarveyS
A while back I spent about a day looking into...

A while back I spent about a day looking into what affects lumber prices. What I came away with was of course supply/demand. But the biggest bottleneck I found in supply was drying oven capacity...
Forum: Other topics 03-23-2021, 06:13 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 3,319
Posted By HarveyS
I can certainly agree that a great many people...

I can certainly agree that a great many people would prefer to work from home. And it is easy to see why people would prefer this.
In my little slice of the world, service has dropped considerably...
Forum: FIRE and Money 03-22-2021, 07:35 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 5,449
Posted By HarveyS
10.5/44k is 23.8%. Seems reasonable to me...

10.5/44k is 23.8%. Seems reasonable to me assuming there was no tax withheld on the day trades.

Sarcasm on: You rich folk need to pay your fair share. :coolsmiley: Sarcasm off.
Forum: Hi, I am... 03-21-2021, 08:40 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 6,113
Posted By HarveyS
Option 2. Time > $. Give minimum notice - 2...

Option 2. Time > $. Give minimum notice - 2 weeks sounds good to me. If you are indispensable then you can negotiate with the micro manager.
Forum: Other topics 03-17-2021, 07:43 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,095
Posted By HarveyS
Well, I think it was his idea to flunk out of the...

Well, I think it was his idea to flunk out of the STEM school, and not do what was needed during home schooling. He clearly has what it takes if he applies himself based on his ACT. You did what...
Forum: Other topics 03-17-2021, 07:37 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,095
Posted By HarveyS
I have 2 kids, both in college today. They got...

I have 2 kids, both in college today. They got new Apple computers for college. HS was an old hand-me-down Dell, which became a joke in a college essay. Call me old fashioned, but no HS student...
Forum: Other topics 03-16-2021, 06:59 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,391
Posted By HarveyS
Great news! Did you get your stuff back, or is...

Great news! Did you get your stuff back, or is it now in the "evidence lock-up"?
Forum: Young Dreamers 03-12-2021, 11:58 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,179
Posted By HarveyS
Better they told you about the schedule issue...

Better they told you about the schedule issue before you took the job than a month later. Schedules can change, as well as (as you found out) all the other compensation items.

I'd take the job...
Forum: Other topics 03-12-2021, 06:08 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 966
Posted By HarveyS
Why don't you ask the realtor for the last 12...

Why don't you ask the realtor for the last 12 month utility bills for any house you look at?
Forum: Other topics 03-10-2021, 02:38 PM
Replies: 131
Views: 8,752
Posted By HarveyS
Send a follow up letter, with a firm date. You...

Send a follow up letter, with a firm date. You can always withdraw the firm date, or negotiate past it. But give them a deadline or you'll be disappointed when they don't act and drag you along.
Forum: Other topics 03-09-2021, 04:04 PM
Replies: 131
Views: 8,752
Posted By HarveyS
Like others have said, you call the shots. Get...

Like others have said, you call the shots. Get everything in writing and involve HR. Of course, after you agree to an extended date and a compensation for these days, that can always be extended...
Forum: FIRE and Money 03-07-2021, 09:00 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,512
Posted By HarveyS
Last June I reserved a UHaul 26' truck, one way...

Last June I reserved a UHaul 26' truck, one way 600 miles. Nice truck, low loading deck. Then I checked with Costco. Got a Budget truck for about 40% less. Regular truck with a high loading deck...
Forum: Health and Early Retirement 03-06-2021, 08:30 AM
Replies: 115
Views: 9,337
Posted By HarveyS
I fell very bad for what happened. From the...

I fell very bad for what happened. From the description it sounds like an accident.

Maybe the golden rule applies in accident situations?
Forum: Other topics 03-06-2021, 06:13 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 567
Posted By HarveyS
I think you need to consider your duty cycle. ...

I think you need to consider your duty cycle. How much you use the cart will help you solve the cost:benefit equation. For example, if you are golfing 36 holes a day, 7 days a week (my golf club),...
Forum: Other topics 03-04-2021, 05:25 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 623
Posted By HarveyS
Gotta be better than USPS Priority Mail. ...

Gotta be better than USPS Priority Mail.
Envelope accepted 2/18, Sioux Falls.
Heading to address near Ft. Myers. Delivery expected in 4 days.
made it to Ft. Myers regional dist. center 2/27....
Forum: FIRE and Money 03-03-2021, 06:53 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 3,647
Posted By HarveyS
Zero in Real Estate. Sold home and now full time...

Zero in Real Estate. Sold home and now full time traveling. No REITs either.
When I had a home I used market value less sales costs as the number for NW.
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