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Forum: Non-Actuarial Personal Finance/Investing Yesterday, 12:09 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 668
Posted By JMO
Actually, I had to flip a coin to decide less...

Actually, I had to flip a coin to decide less than or greater than $800. We rarely eat out at all, and I mostly cook "from scratch" rather than use prepared foods.
Forum: Software & Technology Yesterday, 09:58 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 772
Posted By JMO
JMO's Top Watch Thread

JMO's Top Watch Thread
Forum: General Actuarial 04-19-2018, 11:34 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,390
Posted By JMO
It's not necessarily a variable product. These...

It's not necessarily a variable product. These are the rules for the insurance company investments.
Forum: Careers - Employment 04-18-2018, 08:30 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 691
Posted By JMO
Poll is 42-defective.

Poll is 42-defective.
Forum: Pension - Social Security 04-18-2018, 08:28 PM
Replies: 177
Views: 43,724
Posted By JMO
Maybe you're right But we asked about this...

Maybe you're right But we asked about this loophole before and the ASB didn't do anything about it. We should at least give this a chance to work, even if it isn't perfectly foolproof.
Forum: Finance - Investments 04-18-2018, 08:24 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 133
Posted By JMO
Wasn't that what they said about MBSs? Until it...

Wasn't that what they said about MBSs? Until it wasn't small any more.
Forum: Pension - Social Security 04-18-2018, 02:25 PM
Replies: 177
Views: 43,724
Posted By JMO
My previous post in which I posed the question...

My previous post in which I posed the question explains why this change was needed. Some public plans were imposing overly optimistic mortality and interest assumptions and doing it in a form such...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Personal Finance/Investing 04-18-2018, 02:21 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 7,113
Posted By JMO
Roth is not the way we wanted to go. Not even a...

Roth is not the way we wanted to go. Not even a time machine would help in this case, it's just personal preference.
Forum: Pension - Social Security 04-18-2018, 01:11 PM
Replies: 177
Views: 43,724
Posted By JMO
Answered my own question. See section 2.6 of...

Answered my own question. See section 2.6 of ASOP 27, "For this purpose, an assumption or method selected by a governmental entity for a plan that such governmental entity or a political subdivision...
Forum: Pension - Social Security 04-18-2018, 01:05 PM
Replies: 177
Views: 43,724
Posted By JMO
Thanks for posting this. Since I'm so retired...

Thanks for posting this. Since I'm so retired these days, I may not bother to submit a response, but I really look forward to following the discussion here.

May I ask a lazy question or two? Has...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Personal Finance/Investing 04-18-2018, 12:57 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 7,113
Posted By JMO
Actually, for my personal situation, we have in...

Actually, for my personal situation, we have in fact liquidated all our IRAs and put them into our non-tax-advantaged brokerage account. Now, going forward, we get the benefit of lower taxes on...
Forum: Careers - Employment 04-18-2018, 12:54 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,297
Posted By JMO
There was a time when I felt that way about Los...

There was a time when I felt that way about Los Angeles. The job was great, good co-workers, but I have always hated hot weather and crowds. Just sayin'
Forum: Careers - Employment 04-18-2018, 12:51 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 691
Posted By JMO
DUH! I didn't have an internship. (kids...

DUH!
I didn't have an internship.

(kids these days have no sense of history)
Forum: Non-Actuarial Personal Finance/Investing 04-18-2018, 10:20 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 7,113
Posted By JMO
At the time the decision was made to rollover...

At the time the decision was made to rollover into an IRA, the Roth option was not yet known. "If only I had a time machine . . ."
Forum: Careers - Employment 04-17-2018, 01:32 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,475
Posted By JMO
hfbb

hfbb
Forum: Careers - Employment 04-17-2018, 10:01 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 84,221
Posted By JMO
I had to quote this, in case anyone was in doubt...

I had to quote this, in case anyone was in doubt on the subject.

:iatp:
Forum: TV Shows, Movies, Books, etc 04-17-2018, 07:30 AM
Replies: 12,776
Views: 1,060,730
Posted By JMO
I just finished Rise and Shine, Benedict Stone,...

I just finished Rise and Shine, Benedict Stone, by Phaedra Patrick. Very light novel about the meaning of family ties. For a book club.
Forum: Careers - Employment 04-17-2018, 07:24 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 4,012
Posted By JMO
You folks seem unduly concerned about a job from...

You folks seem unduly concerned about a job from 10 years or more ago. Unless one of your "tell me about a time" answers refers to that, most hiring managers will only be interested in your most...
Forum: Surveys 04-15-2018, 01:06 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,727
Posted By JMO
Late bump. UNSUBSCRIBE

Late bump. UNSUBSCRIBE
Forum: Software & Technology 04-13-2018, 05:59 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 772
Posted By JMO
For that, a white board can work. And make it...

For that, a white board can work. And make it visible to your direct reports.
Forum: Careers - Employment 04-12-2018, 01:00 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 918
Posted By JMO
What if the company does tell you their number...

What if the company does tell you their number first? How does that help you?
Forum: General Actuarial 04-12-2018, 10:08 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 232
Posted By JMO
Should they really be the same?

Should they really be the same?
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 04-12-2018, 09:28 AM
Replies: 19,774
Views: 1,990,249
Posted By JMO
Deleted it myself. Mods can't tell ME what to...

Deleted it myself. Mods can't tell ME what to do. :D
Forum: TV Shows, Movies, Books, etc 04-12-2018, 08:34 AM
Replies: 12,776
Views: 1,060,730
Posted By JMO
Who set up your blind date with a book? Just...

Who set up your blind date with a book? Just wondering how it works.
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 04-12-2018, 08:02 AM
Replies: 19,774
Views: 1,990,249
Posted By JMO
I should stop visiting careers. Too many...

I should stop visiting careers. Too many trollish, clueless posters there right now.
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