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Forum: Non-Actuarial Personal Finance/Investing 05-13-2020, 04:33 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 288
Posted By celalta
Does mass AirBnB foreclosures fall under 2) in...

Does mass AirBnB foreclosures fall under 2) in your top list? We live in the U.S., so don't want to assume what you're seeing/estimating for Canada.

Our family is going to be watching a nearby...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Personal Finance/Investing 05-07-2020, 12:23 PM
Replies: 1,235
Views: 191,765
Posted By celalta
I don't know if this was the case before...

I don't know if this was the case before COVID-19, because we didn't use the service, but our AmEx that gives 6% on groceries has classified online grocery orders for pickup from Walmart (we're using...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 04-23-2020, 03:41 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,964
Posted By celalta
The Knight Bus is phenomenal! Doing fortresses...

The Knight Bus is phenomenal! Doing fortresses with other people is so much different than soloing, plus I finished my final SOS assignment (beat a fortress with 3 other people 3 times). It would be...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Personal Finance/Investing 04-22-2020, 03:45 PM
Replies: 1,235
Views: 191,765
Posted By celalta
:bighug: Thanks for letting me/others know that...

:bighug: Thanks for letting me/others know that our parents aren't the only ones. My mom was deathly ill last year and I was trying to deal with her finances while she was in the hospital, and while...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Personal Finance/Investing 04-22-2020, 11:18 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,425
Posted By celalta
Yea, the VW bus is really big for using as a...

Yea, the VW bus is really big for using as a daily driver, particularly if you aren't hauling kids around. I carpool with someone from my work, but that's still only two seats out of a bunch, and I'm...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Personal Finance/Investing 04-21-2020, 07:04 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,425
Posted By celalta
My next one will either be a Tesla (with a hatch,...

My next one will either be a Tesla (with a hatch, I'm just not a fan of trunks anymore after having a hatch for the past 9 years) or the VW bus type thing (which would replace our minivan meaning I...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Personal Finance/Investing 04-21-2020, 12:17 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,425
Posted By celalta
From my Prius purchase 9 years ago (coming from a...

From my Prius purchase 9 years ago (coming from a jeep cherokee that got 12-15 mpg), it was 50% my old car's going to break down, I'd prefer not to be in it when it happens, 45% this car (Prius) has...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 04-02-2020, 09:11 PM
Replies: 206
Views: 6,893
Posted By celalta
FYI Head and Shoulders will take out the...

FYI Head and Shoulders will take out the demi-permanent hair dyes way faster than regular shampoo. That's how the kids on my daughter's cheer squad change colors rapidly (using the fun colors).
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 04-01-2020, 03:00 PM
Replies: 206
Views: 6,893
Posted By celalta
:clap: Yay for the doggo getting extra attention...

:clap: Yay for the doggo getting extra attention and not being stressed by scissors.

Our last dog hated the clippers, but would stay still for them as long as my spouse wasn't in the room, but the...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 03-30-2020, 06:48 PM
Replies: 206
Views: 6,893
Posted By celalta
The males in our house are looking scruffy, the...

The males in our house are looking scruffy, the females have had MDIFT (Mom does it for them) straight across the back long haircuts for the past 5 years. We have clippers, but no idea on where the...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 03-20-2020, 12:53 PM
Replies: 600
Views: 20,547
Posted By celalta
Not super anxious for myself, but I really miss...

Not super anxious for myself, but I really miss my college-age kids going to class (they live at home since we're very near their respective campuses, so that's not a change, but the being home all...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Personal Finance/Investing 03-16-2020, 06:04 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,956
Posted By celalta
Congrats. I would like a call like that. I...

Congrats. I would like a call like that. I haven't heard a thing since submitting my docs, and I've emailed and called a couple times. I'm annoyed, but also busy as crap with work, so not doing...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Personal Finance/Investing 03-13-2020, 11:29 AM
Replies: 2,820
Views: 326,238
Posted By celalta
Does rebalancing when hitting a pre-defined...

Does rebalancing when hitting a pre-defined threshold difference from target allocations muck this up? I'm not adding/removing money (other than paycheck purchases), but I did exchange 5% of my...
Forum: Surveys 03-11-2020, 01:24 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,921
Posted By celalta
I've been telecommuting 2-4 days a week for a few...

I've been telecommuting 2-4 days a week for a few years. I'm in the office today for my only time this week, but it's a lot quieter than a normal Wednesday, so I'm assuming more people are reacting...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 03-10-2020, 11:39 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,051
Posted By celalta
Until yoyo wrote this, I thought BG was talking...

Until yoyo wrote this, I thought BG was talking about my comment refuting my earlier statement :oops: You're absolutely correct BG, I could cross out my writing on the foil and re-write something...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 03-10-2020, 11:04 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,051
Posted By celalta
That would not work with my train of thought...

That would not work with my train of thought writing habits. :shrug:
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 03-10-2020, 10:38 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,793
Posted By celalta
Really appreciating the adjustable bed given that...

Really appreciating the adjustable bed given that we got the split king set up, because I've dropped my tablet down the middle twice now, and I can just raise the head and reach under to retrieve it....
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 03-10-2020, 09:59 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,051
Posted By celalta
There's a folded piece that is sitting on the...

There's a folded piece that is sitting on the counter next to our oven that's been re-used probably 10 times. My spouse likes "cheese toast" (I'd never heard of it before they made it), and we don't...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Personal Finance/Investing 03-06-2020, 01:00 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,956
Posted By celalta
Nope, nothing special other than membership. It's...

Nope, nothing special other than membership. It's a 15 year conventional conforming.

Navy Federal membership is for service members, their family, or for DoD employee/contractors, but it can also...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Personal Finance/Investing 03-06-2020, 12:45 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,956
Posted By celalta
Yep, probably targeting 2.375% for 15 through...

Yep, probably targeting 2.375% for 15 through Navy Federal, but I could buy points to take it to 2.125%. I was mulling it earlier this year, but didn't move forward with it. My mind has been changed...
Forum: Surveys 03-05-2020, 02:23 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,326
Posted By celalta
My dad taught me how to sign his name as close to...

My dad taught me how to sign his name as close to possible as I could (him being lefty, me being righty) so I could go to the grocery store and buy food using his checks. :rofl:

He got out of an...
Forum: Surveys 03-04-2020, 05:29 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,326
Posted By celalta
Mine went from really nice penmanship to a couple...

Mine went from really nice penmanship to a couple recognizable initials with a lot of scrawl once I had 4 kids in school each needing 27 papers signed at the beginning of each term. :roll2:
Forum: Non-Actuarial Personal Finance/Investing 03-04-2020, 02:08 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 901
Posted By celalta
If you have military in the family (or are past...

If you have military in the family (or are past military yourself), check out Navy Federal credit union. Current rates for conventional are 3.0% for 30 year and under terms, until you hit 15 year,...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 03-04-2020, 01:12 PM
Replies: 53
Poll: Best Doctor
Views: 1,614
Posted By celalta
If you haven't seen this skit...

If you haven't seen this skit (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WxB1gB6K-2A), you're welcome, and also, if you have seen it, you're still welcome, because it's damn funny no matter how many times you...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 03-04-2020, 09:31 AM
Replies: 53
Poll: Best Doctor
Views: 1,614
Posted By celalta
:iatp: Eccleston was my first Doctor. Not...

:iatp:

Eccleston was my first Doctor. Not knowing anything about the show when I first started watching, I was surprised by him regenerating into Tennant, and then saddened later when I realized...
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