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Forum: Non-Actuarial Personal Finance/Investing 08-14-2018, 09:13 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 15,237
Posted By MathGeek92
You admit you bought it also (why?). Because it...

You admit you bought it also (why?). Because it was a sweet value when oil was at 25 ish to 40. Oil will not stay that low. Too many countries depend on the revenue from it. Do the math and you...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Personal Finance/Investing 05-24-2018, 09:52 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 15,237
Posted By MathGeek92
you all are cracking me up. I'm 57 and have been...

you all are cracking me up. I'm 57 and have been doing my trading for more than 20 years through boom and bust cycles. I've never lost material amounts of money. Comparing my active trading to...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Personal Finance/Investing 05-14-2018, 04:02 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 15,237
Posted By MathGeek92
thanks. appreciate it. I spend a considerable...

thanks. appreciate it. I spend a considerable amount of time following the names I do.

PS. My parents need predictable spending money. they can't spend 5 to 7% of the balance in a buy and...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Personal Finance/Investing 05-14-2018, 03:18 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 15,237
Posted By MathGeek92
Dumped MRO and FB today @ 21.40 and 187 flat. ...

Dumped MRO and FB today @ 21.40 and 187 flat. Got super lucky on the 21 calls on MRO. expired worthless. Not sure I've ever seen that happen before (i'm sure it has, I just can't recall it ever...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Personal Finance/Investing 05-11-2018, 12:11 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 15,237
Posted By MathGeek92
Thanks. Appreciate the compliments, unlike other...

Thanks. Appreciate the compliments, unlike other nasty people. :)

For clarity for others, I never said i was day trading.. but I am a short term trader, I was truly trying to understand why...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Personal Finance/Investing 05-07-2018, 02:44 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 15,237
Posted By MathGeek92
I'd have to do a lot of re creating statement...

I'd have to do a lot of re creating statement work to go all the way back. but lets put it this way. My only down year was -3% in 2008. I've amassed a pretty large chunk of change by having...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Personal Finance/Investing 05-04-2018, 09:16 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 15,237
Posted By MathGeek92
This is a serious question. Why do you call...

This is a serious question. Why do you call someone trading based upon price action "speculating", but when you buy something with the intent of holding for a longer term, aren't you just a longer...
Forum: Pension - Social Security 05-02-2018, 01:59 PM
Replies: 1,233
Views: 233,653
Posted By MathGeek92
disagree. we don't need more retirement welfare...

disagree. we don't need more retirement welfare in this country. just set up a grading system to take away the SS benefit gradually for high income earners. Everyone I know is planning to get 0...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Personal Finance/Investing 04-19-2018, 09:49 AM
Replies: 259
Views: 27,870
Posted By MathGeek92
WOW

WOW
Forum: Non-Actuarial Personal Finance/Investing 04-17-2018, 05:28 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 12,277
Posted By MathGeek92
do the back door Roth. You make non-qualified...

do the back door Roth. You make non-qualified contribution to a traditional IRA (i.e. no tax deduction), then convert - do it immediately, same day. You now have a ROTH IRA as if you made a ROTH...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Personal Finance/Investing 03-07-2018, 09:00 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,050
Posted By MathGeek92
short answer is no, you cannot hedge your USD...

short answer is no, you cannot hedge your USD assets 20 years into the future. Currency swaps are available for institutions.

Just buy/transfer all your assets into EURO assets now, or use the FX...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Personal Finance/Investing 02-19-2018, 11:21 AM
Replies: 1,514
Views: 194,794
Posted By MathGeek92
I for one am guaranteed to be old enough to be...

I for one am guaranteed to be old enough to be your dad. :)

for anything really, educate yourself and learn the business. All aspects of it not just "actuary stuff". You will become invaluable...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Personal Finance/Investing 01-23-2018, 09:13 AM
Replies: 195
Views: 16,713
Posted By MathGeek92
If you don't have a traditional IRA already, the...

If you don't have a traditional IRA already, the backdoor Roth is the way to go. Make a non-deductible contribution to a traditional IRA and immediately convert it to a ROTH. No tax paid, and it's...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Personal Finance/Investing 01-15-2018, 10:56 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,348
Posted By MathGeek92
Yes, and my rule still applies. if 1 and 2 are...

Yes, and my rule still applies. if 1 and 2 are satisfied doesn't matter what we spend the rest of the cash on
Forum: Finance - Investments 01-12-2018, 01:30 PM
Replies: 244
Views: 122,461
Posted By MathGeek92
he said exactly the same thing nearly exactly 1...

he said exactly the same thing nearly exactly 1 year ago.
Forum: Non-Actuarial Personal Finance/Investing 01-12-2018, 01:28 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,348
Posted By MathGeek92
not sure i understand all this budgeting of what...

not sure i understand all this budgeting of what you spend your money on. I live by this:

1. save what I need to for my retirement plan, cash reserve, emergency fund, etc
2. give what I want to...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Personal Finance/Investing 01-12-2018, 01:21 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,808
Posted By MathGeek92
that is correct

that is correct
Forum: Non-Actuarial Personal Finance/Investing 01-05-2018, 05:22 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 665
Posted By MathGeek92
agreed. enjoy the money on something. you have...

agreed. enjoy the money on something. you have a lifetime to save
Forum: Non-Actuarial Personal Finance/Investing 12-13-2017, 01:48 PM
Replies: 272
Views: 34,007
Posted By MathGeek92
I don't believe that is changing, but tbh i...

I don't believe that is changing, but tbh i always owe every year, so i never pay attention to that because it never applies to me. :)
Forum: Life 12-12-2017, 01:49 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,117
Posted By MathGeek92
i think your practice on what you do is highly...

i think your practice on what you do is highly dependent upon what really happens when the AV = 0. Does the contract state that once the Av =0, a SPIA will set up to pay on a monthly basis the GMWB...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Personal Finance/Investing 11-20-2017, 02:00 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,070
Posted By MathGeek92
I usually agree with a lot of what you say... ...

I usually agree with a lot of what you say... but you can get a diversified set of income names across many sectors without millions. In fact as little as $250 k spread over 30 to 50 names gets...
Forum: Life 11-10-2017, 12:51 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 16,826
Posted By MathGeek92
I believe the life industry ^*^* enough that they...

I believe the life industry ^*^* enough that they realized the mistake and "fixed" it.

The way I read it....

Tax rate drop to 20%.

Proxy DAC goes away, tax reserves are the same as today
...
Forum: Life 10-13-2017, 01:05 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,759
Posted By MathGeek92
I personally like an asymptotic function because...

I personally like an asymptotic function because an exponential function increase too rapidly and the early excess lapse is "too small"... but this is over-refinement... but the function fits a lot...
Forum: Life 10-13-2017, 08:41 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 556
Posted By MathGeek92
what's the duration of Ax vs ax? solve that and...

what's the duration of Ax vs ax? solve that and you will answer your own question
Forum: Pension - Social Security 09-29-2017, 02:31 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,430
Posted By MathGeek92
I would still bet you are under no legal...

I would still bet you are under no legal obligation to return any funds. Asking for funds back 3 years after they have been paid is unreasonable.

Offer was made by the company: "In exchange for...
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