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by Benko
Sun Oct 02, 2011 3:57 am
Forum: Permanent Portfolio Discussion
Topic: Gov’t employee needs help transitioning to PP
Replies: 7
Views: 2102

Re: Gov’t employee needs help transitioning to PP

I'm 51 year old, single and plan to retire at 70 years old.  I'd prefer not to put my totals on a massage board but would be glad to PM them. The TSP loan sounds like a good idea, but I need to check out the double taxation of interest to see how much money I'd be losing that way.  Could someone exp...
by Benko
Sat Oct 01, 2011 8:59 pm
Forum: Permanent Portfolio Discussion
Topic: Gov’t employee needs help transitioning to PP
Replies: 7
Views: 2102

Gov’t employee needs help transitioning to PP

New to investing. High tax bracket. Debt free. --6 months living expenses in money market (1% interest) --15 years worth of employer matched retirement contributions in retirement account (FERS). --Only retirement account (TSP/FERS) options are: 1.  “Short term treasuries”? (special ones for TSP whi...
by Benko
Tue Sep 27, 2011 6:48 pm
Forum: Permanent Portfolio Discussion
Topic: Thoughts on PP if the dollar becomes gold/silver backed again
Replies: 24
Views: 5736

RE: Ron Paul

I used to be a fan because he says a lot of things that are very reasonable/I would agree with. However he also says some..."interesting" things e.g. 2nd debate recently he commented that he was not in favor of a fence (to keep illegal aliens out) because it could keep us in ??? Cain won the recent ...
by Benko
Tue Sep 27, 2011 10:25 am
Forum: Gold
Topic: Newby question: CEF/GTU vs GLD
Replies: 3
Views: 3318

Newby question: CEF/GTU vs GLD

I am new to investing and to the PP.  I was going to invest in PRPfx but "seperates" i.e. original PP seem the better way to go. I live in an apt (don't want a house now long story) and don't want to store large amounts of gold/silver.  A knowledgable friend said he has his gold as CEF and GLD.  I c...