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  Topic: TSP Alocation
Rolo

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Post image iconForum: Thrift Savings Plan   Posted: Fri Aug 04, 2006 2:51 pm   Subject: TSP Alocation
I went 40G 20C 20S 20I today August 01st COB.

I was 100% G

No you were not:

greg
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IFT COB today June 13th

100% F-fund
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  Topic: TSP Alocation
Rolo

Replies: 1411
Views: 490518

Post image iconForum: Thrift Savings Plan   Posted: Fri Aug 04, 2006 2:29 pm   Subject: A lesson in mutual exclusion and other causalities.
This is a very simple concept, peeps:

If your allocation is posted by the deadline (noon ET), it is counted for that day.

This is, of course, mutually exclusive and therefore:

An allocation c ...
  Topic: 50% Annual Return
Rolo

Replies: 10
Views: 3443

Post image iconForum: Investing, Stocks and Bonds   Posted: Fri Aug 04, 2006 4:06 am   Subject: 50% Annual Return
TI makes a good point. The Omahaan's only point is that a bajillioncotillion dollars is unwieldy and prevents one from being able to FOCUS.

Remember, Buffett cites the original quote from Mark T ...
  Topic: Emergency preparedness
Rolo

Replies: 10
Views: 3285

Post image iconForum: The Blue Room   Posted: Fri Aug 04, 2006 2:52 am   Subject: Re: being prepared
the last flu pandemic
90 years ago killed 40.000.000.and there was no
international travel/trade then.

Medicine and technology were insignificant 90 years ago compared to today, but that, apparen ...
  Topic: Emergency preparedness
Rolo

Replies: 10
Views: 3285

Post image iconForum: The Blue Room   Posted: Fri Aug 04, 2006 2:48 am   Subject: Re: stats and truth
your "its on the net it must be true"
smarty pants remark was bombastic,
cheap and totally unnecessary.


I disagree: it was totally necessary.

You can criticise all you want, but what you DID ...
  Topic: TSP Alocation
Rolo

Replies: 1411
Views: 490518

Post image iconForum: Thrift Savings Plan   Posted: Thu Aug 03, 2006 11:55 am   Subject: TSP Alocation
C Fund 7.40%
S Fund 36.34%
I Fund 56.26%

(new/big contributions to C)
  Topic: What would the mini wage be if it were indexed for inflation
Rolo

Replies: 23
Views: 9787

Post image iconForum: Money Watch   Posted: Wed Aug 02, 2006 7:37 pm   Subject: Re: Mein Wage
Or the tax payer when people with jobs still qualify for gov aid. Basically the tax payers pay when the employer doesn't. There is no free lunch.

The tax payer always pays when an employer pays.. ...
  Topic: My Will Dilemma
Rolo

Replies: 5
Views: 2159

Post image iconForum: Personal Finance   Posted: Wed Aug 02, 2006 4:22 am   Subject: Re: My Will Dilemma
They are all family, your flesh and blood.

I never understood why that it supposed to change anything. Being related is a happenstance beyond one's control, an incidental; why does it warrant mer ...
  Topic: My Will Dilemma
Rolo

Replies: 5
Views: 2159

Post image iconForum: Personal Finance   Posted: Wed Aug 02, 2006 4:18 am   Subject: My Will Dilemma
Ditto coaster.

Bum also has a good point; people get nasty about inheritences anyway.

Here's another option: donate it all to charity, save yourself and your siblings the trouble, and make it mo ...
  Topic: Emergency preparedness
Rolo

Replies: 10
Views: 3285

Post image iconForum: The Blue Room   Posted: Wed Aug 02, 2006 4:12 am   Subject: Re: reply
there is bulk free info on the net.

Oh! It's on the 'Net it MUST be true! Shocked

-+-

re: how much. It depends on what you are preparing for. For the hurricane season in FL, I have 1- ...
  Topic: Ethanol...the next bubble?
Rolo

Replies: 19
Views: 5734

Post image iconForum: Money Watch   Posted: Wed Aug 02, 2006 4:02 am   Subject: Ethanol...the next bubble?
Keep an eye on it for a breakout/getting it cheap. The stalwarts, I like to get at bargain prices since they don't really grow. For SUN, the dividend better get more attractive. They and ChevronTex ...
  Topic: ALL Investors and Real Estate Experts (IN HERE PLEASE)
Rolo

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Post image iconForum: Real Estate   Posted: Wed Aug 02, 2006 3:55 am   Subject: ALL Investors and Real Estate Experts (IN HERE PLEASE)
Your score impacts your interest rate (risk to the lender).

Your debt/income ratio impacts the loan amount/qualification.
  Topic: Ethanol...the next bubble?
Rolo

Replies: 19
Views: 5734

Post image iconForum: Money Watch   Posted: Wed Aug 02, 2006 12:14 am   Subject: Ethanol...the next bubble?
Ethanol is actually an easy switch. Today's engines only need a small amount of engineering to make them burn alcohol.

That may be true, but that is not the only element. Getting it distributed is ...
  Topic: What would the mini wage be if it were indexed for inflation
Rolo

Replies: 23
Views: 9787

Post image iconForum: Money Watch   Posted: Wed Aug 02, 2006 12:05 am   Subject: Re: Mein Wage
A minimum wage for distressed companies and a minimum wage for compaines who are flush with profits?

That would only punish effectively-run businesses by forcing them to fund bad businesses, comrad ...
  Topic: Mutual Fund Front End Load
Rolo

Replies: 2
Views: 1620

Post image iconForum: Investing, Stocks and Bonds   Posted: Tue Aug 01, 2006 11:59 pm   Subject: Mutual Fund Front End Load
Why have only 95% of your money working for you? With very few exceptions, you will find plenty of comparable no-load funds with equal or better performance.

A 5% loaded fund has to gain 5.26% to ...
 
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