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Forum: FIRE and Money 06-19-2022, 08:23 PM
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Posted By lawman
I'm all set up on Turbo Tax. I hope to do my own...

I'm all set up on Turbo Tax. I hope to do my own for 2022.. I did a trial run but I stopped short of importing my 1099 from Schwab..Still, if you have to manually enter "accrued interest paid" on...
Forum: FIRE and Money 06-19-2022, 02:47 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 957
Posted By lawman
I'm looking at my 2021 Form 1099 Composite for...

I'm looking at my 2021 Form 1099 Composite for Interest Income from Schwab. There is no line item for accrued interest paid on purchases. Any idea where that information is given?
Forum: FIRE and Money 06-19-2022, 07:44 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 957
Posted By lawman
Will Turbo Tax prompt you for the information? ...

Will Turbo Tax prompt you for the information?
Since accrued interest is not reported I wonder how many sellers pay the tax..
Forum: FIRE and Money 06-19-2022, 06:47 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 957
Posted By lawman
Does importing those forms solve the problem of...

Does importing those forms solve the problem of accrued interest paid?
Forum: FIRE and Money 06-19-2022, 06:26 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 957
Posted By lawman
Thanks for the detailed explanation...

Thanks for the detailed explanation...
Forum: FIRE and Money 06-18-2022, 08:47 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 957
Posted By lawman
"The price you pay for the bond will include this...

"The price you pay for the bond will include this accrued interest. The accrued interest is taxable to the seller, whereas the interest that is earned from the date of purchase to the end of the year...
Forum: FIRE and Money 06-18-2022, 08:32 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 957
Posted By lawman
That changes everything..How am I suppose to keep...

That changes everything..How am I suppose to keep up with that?
Forum: FIRE and Money 06-18-2022, 08:00 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 957
Posted By lawman
Thanks...I hope to do my own next year on Turbo...

Thanks...I hope to do my own next year on Turbo Tax..I'm tired of paying big bucks to someone to prepare my simple return..
Forum: FIRE and Money 06-18-2022, 07:53 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 8,729
Posted By lawman
Thanks Freedom..I have a pot full of money ready...

Thanks Freedom..I have a pot full of money ready to invest....I plan to buy mostly C.D's and treasuries but I also want to dip my foot into the investment grade corporates..I look forward to your...
Forum: FIRE and Money 06-18-2022, 07:25 PM
Replies: 161
Views: 7,738
Posted By lawman
Just opened my bill today. My cost per kwh...

Just opened my bill today. My cost per kwh almost doubled from last month.
Forum: FIRE and Money 06-18-2022, 07:21 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 957
Posted By lawman
I.R.S. Tax Question

This is my first experience at owning individual bonds. I am buying them in my Schwab Brokerage account..At the end of the year will my interest income for all bonds be totaled? Will I have to...
Forum: FIRE and Money 06-18-2022, 06:21 AM
Replies: 839
Views: 74,511
Posted By lawman
This helps me...Thanks...

This helps me...Thanks...
Forum: Active Investing, Market Strategies & Alternative Assets 06-17-2022, 05:31 PM
Replies: 236
Views: 11,637
Posted By lawman
I sold all my bond funds except 1 and all my VTI....

I sold all my bond funds except 1 and all my VTI. I'm buying C.D.'s , treasuries and muni's. I still have a little exposure to equities but most of my portfolio is now fixed. I am buying mostly 3...
Forum: FIRE and Money 06-17-2022, 04:15 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 806
Posted By lawman
I'm new to treasuries..Is it normal for...

I'm new to treasuries..Is it normal for treasuries to have higher yields than investment grade corporates? If no, why is it and will it last?
Forum: Active Investing, Market Strategies & Alternative Assets 06-17-2022, 03:26 PM
Replies: 236
Views: 11,637
Posted By lawman
But when that new issue bond first sold that .55%...

But when that new issue bond first sold that .55% ytm may have been a good deal..Funds have to buy bonds to replace maturing bonds so what other choice did they really have?
Forum: FIRE and Money 06-17-2022, 03:17 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 806
Posted By lawman
That's what I have been doing the last two weeks...

That's what I have been doing the last two weeks except I've been staying shorter term than that in hopes that as they mature I will have good opportunity to lock in some decent returns for 4 - 5...
Forum: FIRE and Money 06-17-2022, 03:14 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 806
Posted By lawman
[QUOTE=Magus;2788627] You can probably tell the...

[QUOTE=Magus;2788627]
You can probably tell the situation already even if you can't calculate the value. The new bonds issued today are going to generate $600 more in interest over the next 30 years...
Forum: FIRE and Money 06-17-2022, 03:07 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 806
Posted By lawman
I wish I were knowledgeable enough about...

I wish I were knowledgeable enough about corporate bonds that I could confidently buy them by placing bids. All I can do is buy what Schwab offers which is nothing near the YTM that Freedom is able...
Forum: FIRE and Money 06-17-2022, 12:18 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 806
Posted By lawman
Here is a fund I still...

Here is a fund I still own..https://www.pimco.com/en-us/investments/mutual-funds/income-fund/inst

Distribution yield is 4.42% and SEC yield is 4.17%
Forum: FIRE and Money 06-17-2022, 12:14 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 806
Posted By lawman
What are the chances share price would drop say...

What are the chances share price would drop say 80% or 90%?
Forum: FIRE and Money 06-17-2022, 11:03 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 806
Posted By lawman
What would a complete bond fund meltdown look like?

Like others here I have suffered deep losses to bond funds. I better understand why that has happened now. Don't know if I'll ever buy a bond fund again but realize for me personally my interest...
Forum: Active Investing, Market Strategies & Alternative Assets 06-16-2022, 08:33 PM
Replies: 236
Views: 11,637
Posted By lawman
I don't understand..I thought THL came into play...

I don't understand..I thought THL came into play if you bought back in after selling at a loss in less than 31 days..How are you affected by selling as long as you don't buy it back?
Forum: FIRE and Money 06-16-2022, 08:00 PM
Replies: 219
Views: 9,747
Posted By lawman
I don't get it. I went to my Schwab account and...

I don't get it. I went to my Schwab account and pulled up the Seagate CUSIP 81180WAH4. The best YTM offered was 3.658%
Forum: Active Investing, Market Strategies & Alternative Assets 06-16-2022, 03:22 PM
Replies: 236
Views: 11,637
Posted By lawman
How can this be? I'm more confused than...

How can this be? I'm more confused than ever...:facepalm:
Forum: Active Investing, Market Strategies & Alternative Assets 06-15-2022, 11:32 AM
Replies: 155
Views: 9,509
Posted By lawman
With all the other good indicators am I the only...

With all the other good indicators am I the only one that thinks this drop in the market is primarily the result of excessive stimulus from the last two years?
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