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by vnatale
Sat Apr 17, 2021 10:12 pm
Forum: Other Discussions
Topic: Coronavirus General Discussion
Replies: 4203
Views: 270924

Re: Coronavirus General Discussion

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by vnatale
Sat Apr 17, 2021 6:52 pm
Forum: Other Discussions
Topic: Reasons why I will not be getting injected for the Wuhan
Replies: 566
Views: 9387

Re: Reasons why I will not be getting injected for the Wuhan

https://www.bostonglobe.com/2021/04/17/nation/passport-required-more-people-are-vaccinated-thorny-issue-requiring-proving-vaccination-grows/?camp=bg:brief:rss:feedly&rss_id=feedly_rss_brief Passport required? As more people are vaccinated, the thorny issue of requiring and proving vaccination grows ...
by vnatale
Sat Apr 17, 2021 12:08 pm
Forum: Gold
Topic: Why isn't gold moving?
Replies: 16
Views: 386

Re: Why isn't gold moving?

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by vnatale
Sat Apr 17, 2021 12:06 pm
Forum: Other Discussions
Topic: The IRS Tried to Take on the Ultrawealthy. It Didn’t Go Well.
Replies: 3
Views: 76

Re: The IRS Tried to Take on the Ultrawealthy. It Didn’t Go Well.

It's a very interesting article. I had no idea that if you had enough firepower you could run the IRS in circles that easily. boglerdude, well that day is surely coming. Let's recall that the OBiden-Bama era IRS targeted conservative tax exempt groups. Lois Lerner lied to Congress about it and didn...
by vnatale
Fri Apr 16, 2021 8:38 pm
Forum: Other Discussions
Topic: How to design the optimal income harvesting strategy
Replies: 2
Views: 67

How to design the optimal income harvesting strategy

Both Mathjak and I are BIG Michael Kitces fans.

The below article is packed with great strategies.

Vinny


How to design the optimal income harvesting strategy

https://www.financial-planning.com/news ... g-strategy
by vnatale
Fri Apr 16, 2021 7:52 pm
Forum: Other Discussions
Topic: The IRS Tried to Take on the Ultrawealthy. It Didn’t Go Well.
Replies: 3
Views: 76

The IRS Tried to Take on the Ultrawealthy. It Didn’t Go Well.

GUTTING THE IRS The IRS Tried to Take on the Ultrawealthy. It Didn’t Go Well. Ten years ago, the tax agency formed a special team to unravel the complex tax-lowering strategies of the nation’s wealthiest people. But with big money — and Congress — arrayed against the team, it never had a chance. htt...
by vnatale
Fri Apr 16, 2021 2:57 pm
Forum: Other Discussions
Topic: Daily "Check In" Thread For Us
Replies: 1466
Views: 98314

Re: Daily "Check In" Thread For Us

Tortoise wrote:
Fri Apr 16, 2021 2:26 pm

dualstow wrote:
Fri Mar 26, 2021 8:59 pm

I probably won't have internet for a few days.


...or a few weeks, apparently. ;D


Yes. Dualstow's absence has been well noticed by me!
by vnatale
Thu Apr 15, 2021 10:39 pm
Forum: Other Discussions
Topic: Reasons why I will not be getting injected for the Wuhan
Replies: 566
Views: 9387

Re: Reasons why I will not be getting injected for the Wuhan

For those who agree with this topic then don't go here... Vinny Western Alaska village puts up vaccine requirement to enter store https://www.alaskapublic.org/2021/04/15/western-alaska-village-puts-up-vaccine-requirement-to-enter-store/ Even in Texas! Vinny Texas Youth Baseball Team Requiring Kids ...
by vnatale
Thu Apr 15, 2021 10:25 pm
Forum: Other Discussions
Topic: Reasons why I will not be getting injected for the Wuhan
Replies: 566
Views: 9387

Re: Reasons why I will not be getting injected for the Wuhan

For those who agree with this topic then don't go here...

Vinny

Western Alaska village puts up vaccine requirement to enter store

https://www.alaskapublic.org/2021/04/15 ... ter-store/
by vnatale
Thu Apr 15, 2021 9:45 pm
Forum: Permanent Portfolio Discussion
Topic: Poll: Which asset will be the winner in 2021?
Replies: 28
Views: 1860

Re: Poll: Which asset will be the winner in 2021?

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by vnatale
Thu Apr 15, 2021 7:51 pm
Forum: Other Discussions
Topic: Coronavirus General Discussion
Replies: 4203
Views: 270924

Re: Coronavirus General Discussion

I forget if we were posting shots in this topic.... I got my second shot yesterday early afternoon. Was fine, but then started tossing and turning last night. This morning, my body feels like I ran a marathon without training and I have a pounding headache. This is why I stopped getting the flu sho...
by vnatale
Thu Apr 15, 2021 6:49 pm
Forum: Permanent Portfolio Discussion
Topic: Mathjak! Beyond The 4% Rule
Replies: 1
Views: 131

Mathjak! Beyond The 4% Rule

From reading a lot of what Mathjak has written regarding retirement withdrawals I expect him to voice an opinion regarding the below. Vinny Beyond The 4% Rule https://www.fa-mag.com/news/beyond-the-4--rule-44535.html Bill Bengen himself, the author of the rule, has said on occasion that there are a ...
by vnatale
Wed Apr 14, 2021 8:48 am
Forum: Other Discussions
Topic: Should Some News Be Restricted?
Replies: 16
Views: 212

Re: Should Some News Be Restricted?

The yard may be frozen but the compost pile is not. That has normally been the pine shavings that come out of my gerbils' homes and rat's home when I clean them. This year I added shredded paper to the pile. And, all year round, I, at least once a week, pour all saved urine on to that compost pile....
by vnatale
Tue Apr 13, 2021 10:23 pm
Forum: Other Discussions
Topic: Should Some News Be Restricted?
Replies: 16
Views: 212

Re: Should Some News Be Restricted?

This would make a great video tutorial for a YouTube Series on self-sufficiency and small footprint living. Which plants are you growing? Do you use crop rotation methods? Since the yard is frozen in winter, do you save your urine for composting in spring or do you waste it down the toilet? Do any ...
by vnatale
Tue Apr 13, 2021 10:03 pm
Forum: Other Discussions
Topic: Reasons why I will not be getting injected for the Wuhan
Replies: 566
Views: 9387

Re: Reasons why I will not be getting injected for the Wuhan

Are mRNA Covid Vaccines Risky? Here’s What the Experts Say https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2021-03-22/are-mrna-covid-vaccines-risky-what-the-experts-say-quicktake?sref=Yg3sQEZ2&utm_medium=social&utm_source=twitter&utm_campaign=socialflow-organic&utm_content=business&cmpid=socialflow-twitter-...
by vnatale
Tue Apr 13, 2021 9:07 pm
Forum: Other Discussions
Topic: Need a realtor to sell a home in this market?
Replies: 43
Views: 498

Re: Need a realtor to sell a home in this market?

West Virginia wants YOU! Vinny Wanna move to West Virginia? The State of West Virginia launched a program yesterday in which it’s offering a cash payment of $12,000 and is giving away thousands of dollars worth of free passes for outdoor recreation activities like whitewater rafting, golf, ziplining...
by vnatale
Tue Apr 13, 2021 9:01 pm
Forum: Other Discussions
Topic: NFT - Non Fungible Tokens
Replies: 10
Views: 267

Re: NFT - Non Fungible Tokens

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by vnatale
Tue Apr 13, 2021 8:58 pm
Forum: Variable Portfolio Discussion
Topic: I think it’s time to move into crypto
Replies: 80
Views: 2093

Re: I think it’s time to move into crypto

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by vnatale
Tue Apr 13, 2021 8:26 pm
Forum: Other Discussions
Topic: Should Some News Be Restricted?
Replies: 16
Views: 212

Re: Should Some News Be Restricted?

Since you are generally so scrupulous in the accuracy of all that you write...you may be interested in the following: Shouting fire in a crowded theater https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Shouting_fire_in_a_crowded_theater My accountant is correct! Thanks for the correction. How have you been, it’s been...
by vnatale
Tue Apr 13, 2021 6:48 pm
Forum: Cash
Topic: New I-bond rate: 3.54%
Replies: 8
Views: 260

Re: New I-bond rate: 3.54%

Vinny, 1. You are correct. Every tax filer has until May 15 2021 to file their 2020 tax form with the IRS this year. An extension form can be returned with the $5,000 overpayment in addition to any tax that you may already owe. I use Turbotax software and have found filing an extension with my over...
by vnatale
Tue Apr 13, 2021 6:41 pm
Forum: Bonds
Topic: Inflation
Replies: 64
Views: 1675

Re: Inflation

Back to inflation... Hearing from two friends in Toronto area. Houses are over 1 million, and bidding wars. Lake cottages up north are way over 1 million, sometimes 2 million, and bidding wars. I just think this can't end well. It is crazy - I used Zillow, and according to their assessment, my home...
by vnatale
Tue Apr 13, 2021 6:36 pm
Forum: Other Discussions
Topic: Should Some News Be Restricted?
Replies: 16
Views: 212

Re: Should Some News Be Restricted?

Since you are generally so scrupulous in the accuracy of all that you write...you may be interested in the following: Shouting fire in a crowded theater https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Shouting_fire_in_a_crowded_theater My accountant is correct! Thanks for the correction. How have you been, it’s been...
by vnatale
Tue Apr 13, 2021 3:13 pm
Forum: Cash
Topic: New I-bond rate: 3.54%
Replies: 8
Views: 260

Re: New I-bond rate: 3.54%

Tipswatch has announced that the new variable component of I-bonds will reset to 3.54% on May 1, 2021. Even if the new fixed rate is announced as 0%, that means that the composite rate for the next six months of I-bonds is guaranteed to be at least 3.54%. 1. If you have not yet purchased your quota...
by vnatale
Tue Apr 13, 2021 3:07 pm
Forum: Other Discussions
Topic: Should Some News Be Restricted?
Replies: 16
Views: 212

Re: Should Some News Be Restricted?

Before you jump down my throat, I’m not suggesting the government be the one to restrict news. Libertarians always say the free market has the answer so let’s go with a free market solution. I’m proposing it might be in our best interest as a society to limit some news if that news can cause more h...