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Forum: Non-Actuarial Personal Finance/Investing 01-03-2019, 03:53 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 7,091
Posted By C8 Guy
Congrats!!! Have you considered if it is...

Congrats!!!

Have you considered if it is financially better to just stop working and see how long they keep sending you a paycheck? LOL!


Quick thread side track...what have people seen as...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 12-19-2018, 05:54 PM
Replies: 310
Views: 14,280
Posted By C8 Guy
Good, cause I'm planning on something closer to...

Good, cause I'm planning on something closer to $120k/year than $20k as well.
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 12-19-2018, 05:26 PM
Replies: 310
Views: 14,280
Posted By C8 Guy
If I retire at 50 is that considered a FIRE? Or...

If I retire at 50 is that considered a FIRE? Or maybe a FIRM??

Financial Independence Retire Moderately-early
Forum: Pension - Social Security 12-18-2018, 04:54 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 456
Posted By C8 Guy
Interesting idea. However I don't think the...

Interesting idea. However I don't think the article makes a very strong case that the need for this rises to the level of justifying forcing this on employers.
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 10-10-2018, 03:24 PM
Replies: 310
Views: 14,280
Posted By C8 Guy
$3M has been my number for a while. Jobs been a...

$3M has been my number for a while. Jobs been a drag lately so starting to wonder if I could FIRE a little lower.
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 10-10-2018, 02:16 PM
Replies: 310
Views: 14,280
Posted By C8 Guy
To each their own. If I'm in a condition such...

To each their own. If I'm in a condition such that it requires $5M to live, then I probably don't want to. Certainly not going to work for X amount of years for that extra $5M just for the small...
Forum: Careers - Employment 09-13-2018, 11:42 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,678
Posted By C8 Guy
I imagine this would vary significantly between...

I imagine this would vary significantly between the type of promotion. Promotions where you're pretty much staying in the same job but getting a new title and a salary bump vs. where you are taking...
Forum: Pension - Social Security 04-26-2018, 09:47 AM
Replies: 1,289
Views: 251,836
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, 11:45 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 2,994
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, 08:31 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 2,994
Posted By C8 Guy
In what way does it disappear?

In what way does it disappear?
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 04-17-2018, 10:19 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 2,994
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, 12:27 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 2,994
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, 12:08 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 2,994
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, 02:09 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 5,623
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, 04:21 PM
Replies: 1,058
Views: 76,764
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, 02:27 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 22,838
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, 05:59 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 22,838
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, 11:03 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,981
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, 04:42 PM
Replies: 876
Views: 210,151
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, 09:35 AM
Replies: 272
Views: 35,587
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, 04:06 PM
Replies: 272
Views: 35,587
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, 03:42 PM
Replies: 272
Views: 35,587
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, 01:49 PM
Replies: 272
Views: 35,587
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, 12:58 PM
Replies: 272
Views: 35,587
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, 04:56 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,549
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...
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