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by ochotona
Tue Oct 15, 2019 8:54 pm
Forum: Permanent Portfolio Discussion
Topic: Investment locations?
Replies: 8
Views: 144

Re: Investment locations?

Thank you for this wonderful recommendation. I am about to buy the Kindle version. However, curious as to your response to this one Amazon reviewers' comment (from last month): "It was well written and obviously well researched for it’s time, but laws have changed since it was written and it was no...
by ochotona
Tue Oct 15, 2019 6:15 pm
Forum: Permanent Portfolio Discussion
Topic: Investment locations?
Replies: 8
Views: 144

Re: Investment locations?

I would not waste valuable space in tax deferred accounts to hold any interest bearing instruments with no potential for large gains at any where near these levels .that space is way to valuable to take up with investments that pay so little No. Tax deferred accounts expose your gainful investments...
by ochotona
Tue Oct 15, 2019 2:54 pm
Forum: Cash
Topic: Cracks emerging in money markets?
Replies: 49
Views: 1866

Re: Cracks emerging in money markets?

shekels wrote:
Tue Oct 15, 2019 10:59 am
When is QE not QE?
The new-new-new plan.

https://wolfstreet.com/2019/10/11/10-ye ... ury-bills/
Through Q2 2020. I wonder if they can really stop at that point.
by ochotona
Tue Oct 15, 2019 2:52 pm
Forum: Permanent Portfolio Discussion
Topic: Investment locations?
Replies: 8
Views: 144

Re: Investment locations?

I’ll soon be investing as part of the Permanent Portfolio in the following four investments 1) Cash (T-Bills no longer than one year) 2) Stocks (Vanguard Total Stock Market Fund) - try to put in Roth IRA / 401k or Taxable, not Traditional IRA 3) Gold (ETFs and coins) - try to put in Roth IRA / 401k...
by ochotona
Mon Oct 14, 2019 9:52 am
Forum: Stocks
Topic: Stock and ETF brokerage costs plunge
Replies: 32
Views: 888

Re: Stock and ETF brokerage costs plunge

I have a couple no foreign currency fee cards. Costco Visa and Capital One Venture. Your Schwab ATM card also has no FTF. My EDC will be Schwab debit for ATM, Fidelity Visa in the US, Capital One Visa or Costco Visa overseas... and Amex when I rent cars, they have a great flat-fee optional auto ren...
by ochotona
Mon Oct 14, 2019 3:12 am
Forum: Stocks
Topic: Stock and ETF brokerage costs plunge
Replies: 32
Views: 888

Re: Stock and ETF brokerage costs plunge

I have a couple no foreign currency fee cards. Costco Visa and Capital One Venture.
by ochotona
Sun Oct 13, 2019 8:51 pm
Forum: Stocks
Topic: Stock and ETF brokerage costs plunge
Replies: 32
Views: 888

Re: Stock and ETF brokerage costs plunge

Approved for Fidelity Visa card. Had to temporarily unfreeze my credit reports.
by ochotona
Sun Oct 13, 2019 4:15 pm
Forum: Stocks
Topic: Stock and ETF brokerage costs plunge
Replies: 32
Views: 888

Re: Stock and ETF brokerage costs plunge

Will get cookies at branch
by ochotona
Sun Oct 13, 2019 10:17 am
Forum: Stocks
Topic: Stock and ETF brokerage costs plunge
Replies: 32
Views: 888

Re: Stock and ETF brokerage costs plunge

Agree completely on the Fidelity website. It's green and mean.
by ochotona
Sun Oct 13, 2019 5:30 am
Forum: Stocks
Topic: Stock and ETF brokerage costs plunge
Replies: 32
Views: 888

Re: Stock and ETF brokerage costs plunge

thisisallen wrote:
Sat Oct 12, 2019 10:34 pm
Fidelity will reimburse the fee that another brokerage may charge you to transfer funds to Fidelity. Just need to show Fidelity your statement from the other company confirming the fee/charge.
Where do present the statement? Online or at a branch?
by ochotona
Sat Oct 12, 2019 7:20 pm
Forum: Cash
Topic: New I bond rate, 5/1/19 to 10/30/19
Replies: 7
Views: 2033

Re: New I bond rate, 5/1/19 to 10/30/19

From Tipswatch on seeking alpha I-Bond Investors: Act Now, Don't Delay Oct. 12, 2019 7:02 PM I Bonds issued before November 1 will carry a permanent fixed rate of 0.50%, creating a real return higher than that of a 5-, 10- or 20-year TIPS. The Treasury will reset this fixed rate on November 1, and i...
by ochotona
Sat Oct 12, 2019 1:27 pm
Forum: Stocks
Topic: Stock and ETF brokerage costs plunge
Replies: 32
Views: 888

Re: Stock and ETF brokerage costs plunge

EDIT: Nice comparison chart. From my perspective: I have never been to a branch so never had a cookie (that may change now that I know), the Fidelity website seems to work well for me, I agree on the 2% Fidelity card and personally use the Alliant CU cash back card that has no ATM/foreign trans fee...