Recent content by Vikas

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    401k and the "censored" curve

    Just an anecdote:- "The boss" forced me to go through all the old investment paper record and shred them. I was shocked to see the 2008 massacre. The best thing was I most likely did NOT even look at them at that time. All the investments have been on autopilot once I got massively burnt in...
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    Introducing Personalized Avatars - POLICY on creation and use

    May be only signatures can be suppressed and avatars can NOT be?
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    Introducing Personalized Avatars - POLICY on creation and use

    I don't want to see anybody's avatars; there is setting but it does NOT work. I even logged out and logged back in but still it just takes the real estate on my screen. Is this a bug? I am using Chrome browser.
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    TSLA at 52 week high

    Well, just got too busy working from home and then the desktop Netscape lost all bookmarks. When my brother started asking about torque wrench calibration, I wanted to find my pictorial, so I restored my account. So 5x1 split mean are we talking stock at 2500? At that price, there must be...
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    TSLA at 52 week high

    Any updates here in my absence? Has Tesla stock crashed yet?
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    Financial Advice

    If you know how to find a competent financial advisor, then you no longer need one. You did NOT hand over 25% of your money while you were earning it earlier from a job or business before you retired. Why would you hand over approximately 25% of your investment income? Please visit...
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    Financial Advice

    <div class="ubbcode-block"><div class="ubbcode-header">Originally Posted by Leo99</div><div class="ubbcode-body"><div class="ubbcode-block"><div class="ubbcode-header">Originally Posted by Vikas</div><div class="ubbcode-body">Suppose you earned $100K. Would you be willing to hand over $25K to...
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    Financial Advice

    Suppose you earned $100K. Would you be willing to hand over $25K to your guy? How about an year when you *lost* $200K? Would you *still* hand over $22K to your guy that year, so that your total loss now would be $222K ? *REALLY*?????
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    Financial Advice

    <div class="ubbcode-block"><div class="ubbcode-header">Originally Posted by 2dogs</div><div class="ubbcode-body"><div class="ubbcode-block"><div class="ubbcode-header">Originally Posted by Leo99</div><div class="ubbcode-body"><div class="ubbcode-block"><div class="ubbcode-header">Originally...
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    Financial Advice

    Save one year of expenses every year. Assuming you are in relatively high tax bracket, save 1/3 (don't even let the money touch your bank account), 1/3 for taxes and 1/3 for spending. If you get nothing else from BH forum, this is what you should do.
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    Torque wrench test

    I have 3 HF torque wrenches. In total, I paid $30 for all of them. Who in their right mind will buy a $100 torque wrench from HF?
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    RIP. Kirk Douglas

    How many years ago was he given lifetime award at Oscars?
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    Tesla shares crater 17%

    China also has a car brand which has upside Acura logo and those cars are also styled after Acura RDX. When I first saw that, I was like "what??"
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    TSLA at 52 week high

    Dropping like a rock; Anybody got out at 950?
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