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  Topic: How to actually purchase Tesla bonds?
oldguy

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Post image iconForum: Investing, Stocks and Bonds   Posted: Mon Aug 21, 2017 8:12 pm   Subject: How to actually purchase Tesla bonds?


Quite a few fund brokers avoid trading "Junk" bonds, their fear is that investors will buy them w/o understanding the risk - and then they blame the broker (sue) for selling junk. The same appli ...
  Topic: Question Abt Leveraged Mutual Funds
oldguy

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Post image iconForum: Investing, Stocks and Bonds   Posted: Mon Aug 21, 2017 1:32 pm   Subject: Question Abt Leveraged Mutual Funds
You're correct about the taxes - and the cost-of-money is another big factor, you must pay for the use of the 'other half' of the money. And pay for both sides when the market goes down.
The leverage ...
  Topic: Teacher just out of debt, planning for future
oldguy

Replies: 3
Views: 173

Post image iconForum: Retirement Planning   Posted: Sun Aug 20, 2017 3:23 pm   Subject: Teacher just out of debt, planning for future
any specific place: fidelity, etc?

Yes - Fidelity and Vanguard are the Big 2. They compete in the same business, provide essentially the same services, and both have been there for decades - as ...
  Topic: Out of debt, have some spending cash, house?
oldguy

Replies: 1
Views: 88

Post image iconForum: Real Estate   Posted: Sat Aug 19, 2017 5:03 pm   Subject: Out of debt, have some spending cash, house?
I managed to pay off (without really struggling too much) 38,000 in one year, would it make sense to purchase the house, fix it up a bit and then sell in a few years.

The lottery folks keep track o ...
  Topic: Teacher just out of debt, planning for future
oldguy

Replies: 3
Views: 173

Post image iconForum: Retirement Planning   Posted: Sat Aug 19, 2017 3:57 pm   Subject: Teacher just out of debt, planning for future
Congratulations on your soon-to-be baby! Use only "term" insurance, the other types try to mix investing with insuring - the salesperson does great - and you get the worst of both - so never ever mix ...
  Topic: Investing total Income for Max Growth
oldguy

Replies: 21
Views: 1129

Post image iconForum: Investing, Stocks and Bonds   Posted: Sat Aug 12, 2017 2:30 pm   Subject: Investing total Income for Max Growth
In general, humans are given about 30 years for "wealth-building" and hopefully another 20 or 30 years of "wealth preservation".

The Law of investing - risk and return are directly proportional. ...
  Topic: Investing total Income for Max Growth
oldguy

Replies: 21
Views: 1129

Post image iconForum: Investing, Stocks and Bonds   Posted: Thu Aug 10, 2017 4:19 pm   Subject: Investing total Income for Max Growth
True, but if we would of pulled that money out. waited for it to bottom, and then reinvested we could of done much better. We ended up living with the loss because we were already about done with clos ...
  Topic: Investing total Income for Max Growth
oldguy

Replies: 21
Views: 1129

Post image iconForum: Investing, Stocks and Bonds   Posted: Wed Aug 09, 2017 8:53 pm   Subject: Investing total Income for Max Growth
Such as when i told my ex wife to pull out her stock investment in 2007 and put it into gold. She didn't and lost 60k in 2008.

Not quite. Today's market is way higher than the 2007 high - she woul ...
  Topic: Investing total Income for Max Growth
oldguy

Replies: 21
Views: 1129

Post image iconForum: Investing, Stocks and Bonds   Posted: Wed Aug 09, 2017 3:53 pm   Subject: Investing total Income for Max Growth
Im familiar with margin from trading forex years ago, and i find it interesting that i can very simply take out a margin loan on scott trade.

In the 1960s & 70s I traded grain futures, sold c ...
  Topic: Investing total Income for Max Growth
oldguy

Replies: 21
Views: 1129

Post image iconForum: Investing, Stocks and Bonds   Posted: Wed Aug 09, 2017 12:09 am   Subject: Investing total Income for Max Growth
employer fund. say they have 180k. could they borrow another 150, and invest that using the 180 as collateral?

Maybe - the rules are in each employer's 401k Plan - I think they all allow 401k loan ...
  Topic: Investing total Income for Max Growth
oldguy

Replies: 21
Views: 1129

Post image iconForum: Investing, Stocks and Bonds   Posted: Tue Aug 08, 2017 9:01 pm   Subject: Investing total Income for Max Growth
I see. So essentially your paying the bank interest, to let that money go to work faster. bigger investment sums up front = bigger payoffs. so instead of paying cash for the home and just getting a re ...
  Topic: Investing total Income for Max Growth
oldguy

Replies: 21
Views: 1129

Post image iconForum: Investing, Stocks and Bonds   Posted: Tue Aug 08, 2017 5:28 pm   Subject: Investing total Income for Max Growth
leave my kids a fund of 5 million each, invested in perpetuity. I have 2 kids, and there will be a 3rd. If I'm frugal, and live till 75, That doesn't look like it will be a problem. But i wouldnt want ...
  Topic: Buy new car to be safe, or pay-off remaining CC debt?
oldguy

Replies: 6
Views: 575

Post image iconForum: Personal Finance   Posted: Mon Aug 07, 2017 7:53 pm   Subject: Buy new car to be safe, or pay-off remaining CC debt?
Great!
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  Topic: Buy new car to be safe, or pay-off remaining CC debt?
oldguy

Replies: 6
Views: 575

Post image iconForum: Personal Finance   Posted: Fri Aug 04, 2017 9:32 pm   Subject: Buy new car to be safe, or pay-off remaining CC debt?
would I still be saving money by applying my old car's value to the credit card debt, rather than the new car?

Probably - most of the Balance Transfers cost 3% or more, and they have to be repeate ...
  Topic: Buy new car to be safe, or pay-off remaining CC debt?
oldguy

Replies: 6
Views: 575

Post image iconForum: Personal Finance   Posted: Fri Aug 04, 2017 6:12 pm   Subject: Buy new car to be safe, or pay-off remaining CC debt?
Buy new car to be safe,
It also has significantly higher safety ratings than my current vehicle.
when considering my families safety

I would buy the new Honda - or Toyota. Here's why.

Normall ...
 
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