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Forum: Stock Picking and Market Strategy Yesterday, 02:23 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 3,285
Posted By Texas Proud
I know some of the fan base continue to bash the...

I know some of the fan base continue to bash the people who are not with stmts like paper the walls of the outhouse with the certificates...


I do not see people who say that Tesla is overpriced...
Forum: Health and Early Retirement Yesterday, 02:03 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 917
Posted By Texas Proud
I was on shots for a few months... I did not see...

I was on shots for a few months... I did not see any improvement... also did not like the shots...


The downside was I was gaining weight... and I do not think muscle :facepalm:


I will look...
Forum: Health and Early Retirement Yesterday, 02:00 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 917
Posted By Texas Proud
Ouch, sorry to hear... hope everything works out...

Ouch, sorry to hear... hope everything works out for you..


I had a urinary tract infection and had to get a catheter... not fun... got a PSA and it was elevated... Dr said to wait a month and...
Forum: Stock Picking and Market Strategy 11-23-2020, 06:19 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,004
Posted By Texas Proud
First, to be conservative you should never own a...

First, to be conservative you should never own a single company stock that is over 5% of your portfolio... if you want to be very aggressive, then 10%...


I would trim at minimum 30% of what you...
Forum: FIRE and Money 11-19-2020, 06:17 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,031
Posted By Texas Proud
That is NOT a firm quote... read the fine...

That is NOT a firm quote... read the fine print...


They add every discount known to man and you probably do not qualify for many of them...


I once checked out a scam mailing like this and...
Forum: Other topics 11-19-2020, 11:30 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,739
Posted By Texas Proud
+1... they are getting very good at making things...

+1... they are getting very good at making things look hand written...


Edit to add....


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=We_v0tJ0qHI
Forum: Other topics 11-19-2020, 10:49 AM
Replies: 5,579
Views: 407,873
Posted By Texas Proud
The problem is that the headlines claim way too...

The problem is that the headlines claim way too many 'facts' that are actually opinion...


The headline could read "Gumby claims to have been awarded the Medal of Honor" and in the story say that...
Forum: FIRE and Money 11-19-2020, 10:41 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,046
Posted By Texas Proud
Another option is to pay the full amount of the...

Another option is to pay the full amount of the ACA premiums and then just claim the credit on your tax return next year...


I did that the first 2 years.... paid with CC and got the CC rewards...
Forum: Stock Picking and Market Strategy 11-19-2020, 10:37 AM
Replies: 100
Views: 3,285
Posted By Texas Proud
IMO it was overvalued years ago and is just more...

IMO it was overvalued years ago and is just more so today...


It does not make sense that it has a higher market value than Toyota, VW. Mercedes, GM, Honda and Ford combined...


However, I do...
Forum: Stock Picking and Market Strategy 11-16-2020, 11:45 PM
Replies: 5,496
Views: 441,368
Posted By Texas Proud
And you would be wrong.... I have not had...

And you would be wrong.... I have not had Vanguard limit me from buying anything online... including the ones that Fido has....
Forum: Stock Picking and Market Strategy 11-16-2020, 11:44 PM
Replies: 5,496
Views: 441,368
Posted By Texas Proud
This is one of the reason that I am not moving a...

This is one of the reason that I am not moving a **** load of money to Fido...
Forum: FIRE and Money 11-11-2020, 07:43 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 610
Posted By Texas Proud
I would not convert if I were you... I am...

I would not convert if I were you...


I am assuming you are in the best silver plan where you deductible and copays are very low... going up income ruins that... IOW, you not only pay more for...
Forum: Stock Picking and Market Strategy 11-11-2020, 07:32 PM
Replies: 5,496
Views: 441,368
Posted By Texas Proud
Just did a quick google.. maybe this is what you...

Just did a quick google.. maybe this is what you want?


https://www.preferred-stock.com/calculator_ytc.php




Or possibly this?
Forum: Other topics 11-03-2020, 08:12 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,229
Posted By Texas Proud
Just curious.... anybody with a generator that...

Just curious.... anybody with a generator that wants to give the power output and total cost to install?
Forum: Other topics 10-21-2020, 01:56 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 477
Posted By Texas Proud
I filed taxes for both my sister and mom... so it...

I filed taxes for both my sister and mom... so it is not 'secure' for voting.


Also, remember that there is a lot of fraud where people file for a refund of other people's return...
Forum: Other topics 10-19-2020, 09:07 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 497
Posted By Texas Proud
OHHHH, I had to prove that my mother lived in New...

OHHHH, I had to prove that my mother lived in New York in 1941 when a life insurance policy she had bought prior to the start of social security... luckily that was the year my sister was born and...
Forum: Other topics 10-19-2020, 09:00 PM
Replies: 5,579
Views: 407,873
Posted By Texas Proud
You sure the top was not crushed down? I have...

You sure the top was not crushed down? I have seen many bottles where the top is crushed... not by design...
Forum: Other topics 10-19-2020, 08:53 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,435
Posted By Texas Proud
Just do not do what I did and forget to turn the...

Just do not do what I did and forget to turn the key on!!!


Had 4 people pushing and nothing... saw I had the key off and turned it on... started right away... did not tell my helpers!!
Forum: Other topics 10-14-2020, 09:13 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 497
Posted By Texas Proud
I think you still need to save the info for tax...

I think you still need to save the info for tax purposes for 7 years... but this is just in my head with no backup..
Forum: Stock Picking and Market Strategy 10-13-2020, 11:13 AM
Replies: 141
Views: 5,809
Posted By Texas Proud
Price is only one of the drawbacks of an EV.......

Price is only one of the drawbacks of an EV.... the time necessary to fill up is a bigger one IMO... plus having to plan your road trip around charging stations instead of where you want to go...
...
Forum: Health and Early Retirement 10-02-2020, 04:59 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 814
Posted By Texas Proud
Have not received our proposed rates for next...

Have not received our proposed rates for next year but we got a refund due to them not paying out enough for 2019...
Forum: Stock Picking and Market Strategy 09-30-2020, 01:36 PM
Replies: 5,496
Views: 441,368
Posted By Texas Proud
QRTEP now over $98...

QRTEP now over $98...
Forum: Health and Early Retirement 09-22-2020, 08:35 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,871
Posted By Texas Proud
I am paying big bucks for my DWs failure... ...

I am paying big bucks for my DWs failure...


It is 2 implants for 2 teeth.. been in for years... recently she got 3 implants for 4 teeth above them... and the lower ones failed!!!


We are...
Forum: FIRE and Money 09-22-2020, 08:28 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,688
Posted By Texas Proud
I do not have problems moving money from Vanguard...

I do not have problems moving money from Vanguard to my bank... I do have problems moving money from outside Vanguard to them or transferring an account from one person to another...


They seem...
Forum: Stock Picking and Market Strategy 09-22-2020, 08:24 PM
Replies: 141
Views: 5,809
Posted By Texas Proud
Yea, the previous neighbor on the corner can tell...

Yea, the previous neighbor on the corner can tell you about that...


You can see the black tire marks on the street in front of his house... you can see them starting to turn as he was running...
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