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by I Shrugged
Thu Jan 30, 2020 7:25 am
Forum: Other Discussions
Topic: What the heck happened to Maddy?
Replies: 30
Views: 907

Re: What the heck happened to Maddy?

Yes, and after sleeping on it, probably should let the dust settle for a while before discussing.
by I Shrugged
Wed Jan 29, 2020 9:56 pm
Forum: Other Discussions
Topic: What the heck happened to Maddy?
Replies: 30
Views: 907

Re: What the heck happened to Maddy?

Can we discuss in general the interesting point about the ethics of advocating for people to, well, I’m having a hard time coming up with a term.... Game the system, in a way. For instance there are quite a few people who travel the US west in RVs, staying on federal lands, etc. There’s nothing wron...
by I Shrugged
Tue Jan 28, 2020 8:41 pm
Forum: Permanent Portfolio Discussion
Topic: A change of heart about the PP after reading another Harry book
Replies: 43
Views: 20321

Re: A change of heart about the PP after reading another Harry book

I submit that no lifelong investor goes through life with one unchanging plan.  It just doesn't happen.  I am in my mid 50s, retired, and have had several major investment plans or themes during my life.  And I'm not referring to changes due to my situations.  The themes I can recall are: -Invest i...
by I Shrugged
Tue Jan 28, 2020 8:31 pm
Forum: Other Discussions
Topic: What the heck happened to Maddy?
Replies: 30
Views: 907

Re: What the heck happened to Maddy?

dumb joke deleted by I Shrugged.
by I Shrugged
Thu Jan 23, 2020 9:57 pm
Forum: Other Discussions
Topic: The political re-alignment of our time
Replies: 134
Views: 17057

Re: The political re-alignment of our time

The biggest problem here and in the US in general is that you all spend too much time and energy worrying about things you have no control over. It’s the opposite of why you like the PP.
by I Shrugged
Tue Jan 21, 2020 8:06 pm
Forum: Permanent Portfolio Discussion
Topic: Not Even Harry Browne Thought It Was Going To Be This Bad
Replies: 411
Views: 55528

Re: Not Even Harry Browne Thought It Was Going To Be This Bad

Smith1776 wrote:
Tue Jan 21, 2020 2:55 pm



For a PP investor? Snooze. Let 'em fail. I got my gold.
:D
by I Shrugged
Tue Jan 21, 2020 7:59 pm
Forum: Other Discussions
Topic: Everything costs too much and everybody is wrong about it and who the hell knows how to fix it?
Replies: 154
Views: 25742

Re: Everything costs too much and everybody is wrong about it and who the hell knows how to fix it?

The Dems in Illinois and California etc. do all the same things. It's what people in power do.
by I Shrugged
Sun Jan 19, 2020 8:07 pm
Forum: Other Discussions
Topic: College is Overrated
Replies: 98
Views: 14593

Re: College is Overrated

Now I should update my thoughts to include what a scam are post grad programs which produce highly paid professors whose worth to both the institution training them and the one hiring them is measured by how many research papers they get published, and in which journals. And this is in accounting! S...
by I Shrugged
Fri Jan 17, 2020 6:24 pm
Forum: Stocks
Topic: Stock Meltup Underway?
Replies: 22
Views: 1724

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: 31436

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: 239

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: 1666

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.