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  Topic: newbie with retirement questions.
614Engineer

Replies: 27
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Post image iconForum: Retirement Planning   Posted: Tue Jan 16, 2018 9:04 pm   Subject: Re: newbie with retirement questions.
Ok, so im 49 an single...

Newbie2017, what did you decide sir?

Can we help any more?
  Topic: A few questions.
614Engineer

Replies: 13
Views: 32363

Post image iconForum: Retirement Planning   Posted: Fri Sep 22, 2017 11:53 pm   Subject: A few questions.
I used to get a discount on company stock too; I'd simply hold it long enough to pay capital gains vs income and sell; eventually it was a synced purchase new / sell old. Use the discount for extra p ...
  Topic: newbie with retirement questions.
614Engineer

Replies: 27
Views: 15928

Post image iconForum: Retirement Planning   Posted: Thu Sep 14, 2017 8:44 pm   Subject: newbie with retirement questions.
I really appreciate it gentleman. Its why im so conservative, not truly knowing what im doing...tough to trust a stranger with your stash.

You're welcome. And you SHOULD be very cautious. Ke ...
  Topic: newbie with retirement questions.
614Engineer

Replies: 27
Views: 15928

Post image iconForum: Retirement Planning   Posted: Tue Sep 12, 2017 6:30 pm   Subject: newbie with retirement questions.
Newbie... Warren Buffet also recommends S&P500 Index funds like Old Guy mentioned. Google it for more details.

High fee mutual funds (or anything high fee, over 1% annual total = "high fee") is ...
  Topic: newbie with retirement questions.
614Engineer

Replies: 27
Views: 15928

Post image iconForum: Retirement Planning   Posted: Tue Sep 12, 2017 4:05 pm   Subject: newbie with retirement questions.
OldGuy knows his stuff...

Congratulations - if you're humble enough to saying something like "I'm not educated" but disciplined enough to have amassed what you have, that is called wisdom. With a ...
  Topic: Personal Finance Formula Assessment Request
614Engineer

Replies: 12
Views: 30101

Post image iconForum: Personal Finance   Posted: Wed Sep 06, 2017 3:22 pm   Subject: Personal Finance Formula Assessment Request
Not quite two years later and this thread / forum / posts from OldGuy kicked off a whole new life vector. Thanks to the top contributors to this board, the ones who don't have absurdly unrelated agen ...
  Topic: Recommended Mortgage Sources
614Engineer

Replies: 3
Views: 15482

Post image iconForum: Real Estate   Posted: Sun Dec 04, 2016 10:53 pm   Subject: Recommended Mortgage Sources
Thank you OldGuy, greatly appreciated for the input.
  Topic: Recommended Mortgage Sources
614Engineer

Replies: 3
Views: 15482

Post image iconForum: Real Estate   Posted: Fri Oct 28, 2016 1:28 am   Subject: Recommended Mortgage Sources
Really, no feedback?

Everything seems to point to Bankrate and the lowest rates of the day, but what about an actual ranking of quality sources? I can imagine all the shortcuts companies could ta ...
  Topic: Recommended Mortgage Sources
614Engineer

Replies: 3
Views: 15482

Post image iconForum: Real Estate   Posted: Mon Oct 24, 2016 12:32 am   Subject: Recommended Mortgage Sources
I'm getting ready to real estate shop in San Diego. Personal residence, likely a condo.

Recommendations for good mortgage sources? Online only companies? Credit union? Specific companies that a ...
  Topic: How do you get famous?
614Engineer

Replies: 13
Views: 12651

Post image iconForum: The Blue Room   Posted: Thu Apr 07, 2016 1:54 am   Subject: How do you get famous?
I don't know why any sane person would actually want to be famous these days.

Agreed. I'd end up killing some paparazzi... Like, the first day LOL.
  Topic: Buy In Strategy
614Engineer

Replies: 2
Views: 16105

Post image iconForum: Personal Finance   Posted: Thu Apr 07, 2016 1:18 am   Subject: Buy In Strategy
Forgot to say thank you when I first read the reply, so.. Thanks! More to come I'm sure. I must be talking too much about what I've been reading, I've got broker type people trying to pry into my pers ...
  Topic: Buy In Strategy
614Engineer

Replies: 2
Views: 16105

Post image iconForum: Personal Finance   Posted: Sun Apr 03, 2016 1:46 am   Subject: Buy In Strategy
All right my friends, I'm close to executing the plan the forum helped me put together in earlier threads. The question as this point is mechanical.

Upon home sale, I'll have a sizable chunk to in ...
  Topic: I Won small lottery. Looking for input.
614Engineer

Replies: 10
Views: 26427

Post image iconForum: Credit & Loans   Posted: Sat Mar 26, 2016 3:02 am   Subject: I Won small lottery. Looking for input.
Bubba, oldguy is worth listening to. I'd follow his advice.

Hell I didn't realize exactly how much I liked him till this post... I have a 4Runner I bought with 40k miles (basically new condition - ...
  Topic: Personal Finance Formula Assessment Request
614Engineer

Replies: 12
Views: 30101

Post image iconForum: Personal Finance   Posted: Tue Dec 29, 2015 1:50 am   Subject: Personal Finance Formula Assessment Request
@oldguy... Thanks! However I was referring to VFIAX vs VFINX. eTrade doesn't seem to offer the super low cost VFIAX you guys mentioned above....right now I have VFINX.
  Topic: Personal Finance Formula Assessment Request
614Engineer

Replies: 12
Views: 30101

Post image iconForum: Personal Finance   Posted: Sun Dec 27, 2015 3:02 pm   Subject: Personal Finance Formula Assessment Request
Updates: I adjusted that 401k to the Aggressive model as suggested. Secondly it looks like Etrade (where my old company had it's stock sharing plans, and therefore what i've used since) doesn't offe ...
 
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