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Forum: Pension - Social Security 04-26-2018, 08:47 AM
Replies: 1,177
Views: 214,269
Posted By C8 Guy
Would like to see the math on the 5.7% annual...

Would like to see the math on the 5.7% annual return on ee +er contributions. I have a hard time believing that is true.
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 04-23-2018, 10:45 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 2,354
Posted By C8 Guy
Where I live we get our property tax bill in...

Where I live we get our property tax bill in December and is due by end of January. So you can pick which calendar year to make the payment and therefore is easy to double up in the year of your...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 04-18-2018, 07:31 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 2,354
Posted By C8 Guy
In what way does it disappear?

In what way does it disappear?
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 04-17-2018, 09:19 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 2,354
Posted By C8 Guy
Most people don't make actuarial money and are...

Most people don't make actuarial money and are actually helped by the doubling of the standard deduction.
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 04-17-2018, 11:27 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 2,354
Posted By C8 Guy
Yes, so you'll have more taxable income. It will...

Yes, so you'll have more taxable income. It will be offset by lower tax rates but probably only partially.

The child tax credit was $1k per child before. It is now $2k and the income phase out...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 04-17-2018, 11:08 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 2,354
Posted By C8 Guy
$10K is max allowed for state tax deduction. It...

$10K is max allowed for state tax deduction. It is not in addition to $24K.
Forum: Professional Surveys 03-30-2018, 01:09 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,329
Posted By C8 Guy
I rounded up in my response. X.5% -> ...

I rounded up in my response.


X.5% -> X+1%
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 02-06-2018, 03:21 PM
Replies: 1,032
Views: 69,957
Posted By C8 Guy
What's the big deal with the SpaceX launch today?...

What's the big deal with the SpaceX launch today? Isn't this 1960's era technology? I think the Saturn 5's were more powerful than this one.
Forum: Professional Surveys 02-01-2018, 01:27 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 18,123
Posted By C8 Guy
As someone who uses "bonii" instead of "bonuses"...

As someone who uses "bonii" instead of "bonuses" you are clearly clever enough to start that thread!
Forum: Professional Surveys 01-30-2018, 04:59 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 18,123
Posted By C8 Guy
1<=X<2. Not good but at least bonus was 10K+...

1<=X<2. Not good but at least bonus was 10K+ more than last year.
Forum: Non-Actuarial Personal Finance/Investing 01-10-2018, 10:03 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,651
Posted By C8 Guy
Can you elaborate on this just a bit. I do...

Can you elaborate on this just a bit. I do happen to have an LLC holding some rental property. However, per my tax guy, the losses incurred (building was only half full first year but now is full)...
Forum: Finance - Investments 01-04-2018, 03:42 PM
Replies: 802
Views: 181,880
Posted By C8 Guy
I was thinking about it the way you describe, but...

I was thinking about it the way you describe, but I also heard (or read) somewhere about it having to be billed. Would be curious if anyone knows exactly what will be allowed (or maybe it will...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Personal Finance/Investing 12-16-2017, 08:35 AM
Replies: 272
Views: 32,643
Posted By C8 Guy
Found this blurb... "But donít try to prepay...

Found this blurb...
"But donít try to prepay your income taxes before year-end to circumvent the new limit. The tax proposal is one step ahead of you and your accountant and wonít allow it."
...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Personal Finance/Investing 12-13-2017, 03:06 PM
Replies: 272
Views: 32,643
Posted By C8 Guy
Let me see if I understand... 1. Pay your 2018...

Let me see if I understand...
1. Pay your 2018 estimated taxes by 12/31/17
2. Use payment as a 2017 deduction to lower 2017 taxes
3. Do not request refund but instead allow State to keep in...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Personal Finance/Investing 12-13-2017, 02:42 PM
Replies: 272
Views: 32,643
Posted By C8 Guy
How do you "prepay" your state taxes given we are...

How do you "prepay" your state taxes given we are so close to the end of the year? Send IRS a check? Tell your employer to withhold an extra X amount?
Forum: Non-Actuarial Personal Finance/Investing 12-13-2017, 12:49 PM
Replies: 272
Views: 32,643
Posted By C8 Guy
That is my understanding. Once you put it in...

That is my understanding. Once you put it in there, you personally don't own it anymore, so it makes sense that you can deduct.
Forum: Non-Actuarial Personal Finance/Investing 12-13-2017, 11:58 AM
Replies: 272
Views: 32,643
Posted By C8 Guy
Haven't done myself, but I think they're not much...

Haven't done myself, but I think they're not much different than setting up a ROTH account on Scottrade/Etrade or similar. Just click a different box to designate account appropriately. Would guess...
Forum: General Actuarial 10-24-2017, 03:56 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,054
Posted By C8 Guy
Happy Skunk is probably thinking about SOA...

Happy Skunk is probably thinking about SOA requirements not AAA. From section B4b of www.soa.org/files/pdf/current-cpd-req.pdf...

"At least three units of job-relevant structured credit must be...
Forum: Health - Disability 10-17-2017, 03:39 PM
Replies: 279
Views: 46,952
Posted By C8 Guy
The skeptic in me can't help but notice how...

The skeptic in me can't help but notice how convenient that the first CAR-T therapy approved is for kids taking the brunt out of cost criticisms.
Forum: Pension - Social Security 09-21-2017, 02:17 PM
Replies: 555
Views: 192,138
Posted By C8 Guy
And only women raise children? Double WTF!

And only women raise children? Double WTF!
Forum: Non-Actuarial Personal Finance/Investing 08-31-2017, 11:19 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,651
Posted By C8 Guy
I've been working towards employing this strategy...

I've been working towards employing this strategy ASAP for a while now!
Forum: Non-Actuarial Personal Finance/Investing 08-31-2017, 11:17 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,651
Posted By C8 Guy
To avoid this burden, you set up the "Twig93...

To avoid this burden, you set up the "Twig93 Foundation" and donate the stock to that entity. The foundation sells the stock, and now the foundation can donate the cash. Allows more flexibility in...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Personal Finance/Investing 08-30-2017, 03:00 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,651
Posted By C8 Guy
I am invested in a LLC that took a heavy paper...

I am invested in a LLC that took a heavy paper loss in it's first year. However, those losses could not be used to offset my regular income, instead they get carried over to offset future profits. ...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Personal Finance/Investing 08-30-2017, 02:56 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,651
Posted By C8 Guy
Yep, have plenty of deductions, charity,...

Yep, have plenty of deductions, charity, mortgage, state taxes, property tax.

I could almost pull-off an every-other-year strategy for itemizing vs. standard deduction. I could double up on...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Personal Finance/Investing 08-30-2017, 02:13 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,651
Posted By C8 Guy
That's the answer I expected but didn't think it...

That's the answer I expected but didn't think it would hurt to ask. It certainly wouldn't be the first time I've learned of new things from this forum.
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