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by I Shrugged
Fri Jan 17, 2020 6:24 pm
Forum: Stocks
Topic: Stock Meltup Underway?
Replies: 11
Views: 835

Re: Stock Meltup Underway?

Wife and I have hit our all time high nest egg today.

Yay!
by I Shrugged
Tue Jan 14, 2020 6:19 pm
Forum: Permanent Portfolio Discussion
Topic: Trump's Effect on the PP
Replies: 91
Views: 30731

Re: Trump's Effect on the PP

I had to think about "least non-libertarian."
I take it you couldn't bring yourself to say "most libertarian." :)
by I Shrugged
Sat Jan 11, 2020 8:07 pm
Forum: Other Discussions
Topic: Check Endorsement - For Deposit Only.
Replies: 5
Views: 136

Re: Check Endorsement - For Deposit Only.

I do know they don't like or don't allow For Deposit Only any more. I don't know why.
by I Shrugged
Wed Jan 01, 2020 8:34 pm
Forum: Permanent Portfolio Discussion
Topic: 2019 Permanent Portfolio Results
Replies: 18
Views: 1400

Re: 2019 Permanent Portfolio Results

16.8%.

Heavy on stocks, split between US and not.
Light on gold.
I need to get the gold back up where it should be.

Wife's IRA is in Wellesley Fund. It was in the low 20s. (This is wrapped into our PP though.) A very nice fund over the past few decades.
by I Shrugged
Wed Dec 18, 2019 8:56 pm
Forum: Other Discussions
Topic: Trump's letter to Pelosi
Replies: 16
Views: 701

Re: Trump's letter to Pelosi

Rudy is still investigating in Ukraine and claims to have four people there willing to testify to corruption by both Bidens. He saying this on TV, so if he’s lying he’s setting himself up for problems.
by I Shrugged
Tue Dec 17, 2019 7:48 pm
Forum: Other Discussions
Topic: Trump's letter to Pelosi
Replies: 16
Views: 701

Re: Trump's letter to Pelosi

He’s a fighter.
by I Shrugged
Wed Dec 11, 2019 8:02 pm
Forum: Other Discussions
Topic: Impeachment failing in battleground states
Replies: 46
Views: 1271

Re: Impeachment failing in battleground states

Only because they arent paying attention or just don't care about presidential abuse of power. "I would love to send Ambassador Sondland, a really good man and great American, to testify, but unfortunately he would be testifying before a totally compromised kangaroo court, where Republican’s rights...
by I Shrugged
Mon Dec 02, 2019 9:12 pm
Forum: Other Discussions
Topic: Do You Carry a Multitool?
Replies: 33
Views: 1408

Re: Do You Carry a Multitool?

I carry an iPhone.
by I Shrugged
Fri Nov 15, 2019 8:23 pm
Forum: Other Discussions
Topic: Budget Deficits
Replies: 17
Views: 605

Re: Budget Deficits

I like Trump because he's taking on the people that need to be taken on. And trying to help those who have suffered from the self dealing of the US elite ruling class. But I can't disagree with the points in this thread. Obama had a tough economy and Trump is on the other side of it. Nevertheless, t...
by I Shrugged
Fri Nov 15, 2019 8:14 pm
Forum: Stocks
Topic: OK, Boomer
Replies: 25
Views: 1366

Re: OK, Boomer

I agree that it's not hard to construct scenarios where the PP doesn't hold up. But it affords more protection than many alternatives. I used to enjoy trying to invest actively. Then I realized that after taxes it really didn't beat passive investing. (I'm mostly taxable.) And the PP is the best pas...
by I Shrugged
Fri Nov 15, 2019 8:08 pm
Forum: Other Discussions
Topic: My money owns me
Replies: 21
Views: 4626

Re: My money owns me

I'm finally coming around to the realization that we can spend money without concern. Spending still rankles me sometimes. But mostly in terms of adding "stuff" into our life. We still try to avoid that.