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Forum: Careers - Employment Today, 05:31 PM
Replies: 234
Views: 11,471
Posted By twig93
I have worked for multiple companies where I felt...

I have worked for multiple companies where I felt like the compensation was just.

I mean, of course I'd never turn down more money no matter how much they paid me, but I've worked for companies...
Forum: Careers - Employment Today, 05:25 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 2,629
Posted By twig93
What law is that, exactly? Regardless, being...

What law is that, exactly?

Regardless, being the best worker bee does not equate to being a good manager.

Being great at getting the right answer does not equate to being great at explaining...
Forum: Make a Suggestion or Report a Problem Here Today, 05:21 PM
Replies: 656
Views: 8,187
Posted By twig93
False You are literally the only person who...

False

You are literally the only person who thinks that the action was unwarranted. You have some regular mod critics siding with the mods on this one. Give it up.

:lol: Yes, if you were in...
Forum: Make a Suggestion or Report a Problem Here Today, 05:19 PM
Replies: 656
Views: 8,187
Posted By twig93
Nah, we're happy with where they are.

Nah, we're happy with where they are.
Forum: Careers - Employment Today, 02:14 PM
Replies: 234
Views: 11,471
Posted By twig93
I had something similar happen to me. And I've...

I had something similar happen to me. And I've had pleasant surprises where it was like "the average raise this review cycle was 2% but you're getting 9% because we feel that's reflective of the work...
Forum: Careers - Employment Today, 02:09 PM
Replies: 234
Views: 11,471
Posted By twig93
So very much this.

So very much this.
Forum: Make a Suggestion or Report a Problem Here Today, 02:06 PM
Replies: 656
Views: 8,187
Posted By twig93
Oh brother. :shake: :tup:

Oh brother. :shake:

:tup:
Forum: Make a Suggestion or Report a Problem Here Today, 02:02 PM
Replies: 656
Views: 8,187
Posted By twig93
No, it's not hard at all and the mods are...

No, it's not hard at all and the mods are certainly onto him.

The appropriate consequence is being discussed. At a minimum I expect he will get at least one infraction point, but I suspect it's...
Forum: Make a Suggestion or Report a Problem Here Today, 01:58 PM
Replies: 656
Views: 8,187
Posted By twig93
:roll2: I guess you think the mods are...

:roll2:

I guess you think the mods are *really* extra-super-duper dumb to not be able to see what's going on here.

But just in case there are any newbies who might be reading this and be...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Personal Finance/Investing Today, 12:48 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 2,178
Posted By twig93
Agree! Rainy day fund that can cover several...

Agree! Rainy day fund that can cover several months expenses is a must.
Forum: Make a Suggestion or Report a Problem Here Today, 12:48 PM
Replies: 656
Views: 8,187
Posted By twig93
No... you do. Knock it off. You're on very...

No... you do.

Knock it off. You're on very thin ice.
Forum: Non-Actuarial Personal Finance/Investing Today, 12:32 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 2,178
Posted By twig93
Yeah, obviously the payments aren't entirely...

Yeah, obviously the payments aren't entirely eliminated. If you'd taken that money and invested it elsewhere earning the same return you'd have around $33,500 that you could apply in part or in...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Personal Finance/Investing Today, 12:07 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 2,178
Posted By twig93
Most mortgages these days have a "recasting"...

Most mortgages these days have a "recasting" option.

If you don't know what recasting means:
Suppose that on 1/1/2010 you borrowed $300,000 at 4% on a 30-year loan.

Payment would be $1,432.25...
Forum: Make a Suggestion or Report a Problem Here Today, 11:44 AM
Replies: 656
Views: 8,187
Posted By twig93
He's been pretty open on this forum about it......

He's been pretty open on this forum about it... volunteering that information to the rest of us.
Forum: Non-Actuarial Personal Finance/Investing Today, 11:42 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 2,178
Posted By twig93
:shrug: I don't know of any. If I have extra...

:shrug: I don't know of any. If I have extra money it goes toward paying down my mortgage because on a risk-adjusted basis that seems like a pretty good rate of return to me.
Forum: Make a Suggestion or Report a Problem Here Today, 11:35 AM
Replies: 656
Views: 8,187
Posted By twig93
:lol:

:lol:
Forum: Make a Suggestion or Report a Problem Here Today, 11:33 AM
Replies: 656
Views: 8,187
Posted By twig93
This. And this. Yes, that leads to some...

This.

And this.

Yes, that leads to some subjectivity and we do sometimes get it wrong, as in the Ito / prescription example.

There was another case where someone was calling Abelian Grape a...
Forum: Make a Suggestion or Report a Problem Here Today, 11:09 AM
Replies: 656
Views: 8,187
Posted By twig93
This. It is very rare for someone not suffering...

This. It is very rare for someone not suffering from depression to have a rational reason for killing themselves and that certainly wasn't the case with Anthony Bourdain.

The post was clearly...
Forum: Make a Suggestion or Report a Problem Here 07-13-2018, 05:37 PM
Replies: 903
Views: 30,732
Posted By twig93
Just to be clear, the JMO thread and the Anthony...

Just to be clear, the JMO thread and the Anthony Bourdain thread are unrelated.

Political mods had nothing to do with the Anthony Bourdain thread (other than I think we are all now on record...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 07-13-2018, 05:11 PM
Replies: 1,102
Views: 24,570
Posted By twig93
Yeah, that's not happening.

Yeah, that's not happening.
Forum: Non-Actuarial Personal Finance/Investing 07-13-2018, 05:10 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 2,178
Posted By twig93
Sounds like you're not confident in your ability...

Sounds like you're not confident in your ability to earn a guaranteed 4% in the market. In which case paying off the mortgage is a good idea since the return is guaranteed.
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 07-13-2018, 04:53 PM
Replies: 552
Views: 6,884
Posted By twig93
Archibald Leach, Bernard Schwartz, and Lucille...

Archibald Leach, Bernard Schwartz, and Lucille LeSueur!

:shake:
Forum: Careers - Employment 07-13-2018, 04:16 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 2,629
Posted By twig93
:oops:

:oops:
Forum: Careers - Employment 07-13-2018, 04:12 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 2,629
Posted By twig93
There's a lot you're not telling us, and the...

There's a lot you're not telling us, and the details matter.

How long have you been with the company? What is the typical profile for someone promoted into that position? How is your profile...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 07-13-2018, 03:52 PM
Replies: 1,102
Views: 24,570
Posted By twig93
In the area of parking jerks... Like most...

In the area of parking jerks...

Like most parking lots / garages, the one I park in for work has lines painted which designate parking spaces. One of the lines happens to be on a seam in the...
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