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by LadyGeek
Sun Apr 18, 2021 8:17 am
Forum: Investing - Theory, News & General
Topic: Cryptocurrency - Bitcoin Continues to Soar!
Replies: 299
Views: 24956

Re: Cryptocurrency - Bitcoin Continues to Soar!

FYI - Crypto drops should be discussed in Cryptocurrency in Free Fall.
by LadyGeek
Sun Apr 18, 2021 6:53 am
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: How to get the best sleep?
Replies: 27
Views: 1590

Re: How to get the best sleep?

This thread has run its course and is locked (several posts are suggesting medical remedies, which is medical advice). See: Medical Issues Questions on medical issues are beyond the scope of the forum. If you are looking for medical information online, I suggest you start with the Medical Library A...
by LadyGeek
Sun Apr 18, 2021 6:42 am
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: What Movie Have You Recently Watched?
Replies: 6577
Views: 1452062

Re: What Movie Have You Recently Watched?

"The Sound of Metal" on Amazon Prime. Really didn't think I fit the demographics for this movie and was prepared to not like it or the character... but it has been mentioned here too many times to ignore. Watched it with my wife and we both really enjoyed it. I agree it will be up for awa...
by LadyGeek
Sat Apr 17, 2021 8:34 pm
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: Facemask Recommendations?
Replies: 17
Views: 941

Re: Facemask Recommendations?

This thread has run its course and is locked (medical advice regarding mask usage). See: Medical Issues Questions on medical issues are beyond the scope of the forum. If you are looking for medical information online, I suggest you start with the Medical Library Association's User's Guide to Findin...
by LadyGeek
Sat Apr 17, 2021 6:15 pm
Forum: Investing - Theory, News & General
Topic: Coinbase IPO - anyone tempted?
Replies: 177
Views: 11488

Re: Coinbase IPO - anyone tempted?

^^^ SlowMovingInvestor requested a moderator to help flag misleading information. I have edited the impacted posts to help point to the correction.
by LadyGeek
Sat Apr 17, 2021 3:47 pm
Forum: Personal Finance (Not Investing)
Topic: Who can truly afford to buy a house in this market?
Replies: 26
Views: 1676

Re: Who can truly afford to buy a house in this market?

This thread has run its course and is locked (not personal nor actionable). General comment threads are off topic in the forums with "Personal" in the title. See: A reminder that non-investing general comment threads are OT - It must be personal . In other words, you must be asking about ...
by LadyGeek
Sat Apr 17, 2021 3:40 pm
Forum: Investing - Theory, News & General
Topic: Equal weight for index fund?
Replies: 55
Views: 5957

Re: Equal weight for index fund?

I removed an off-topic comment. As a reminder, see: General Etiquette
At all times we must conduct ourselves in a respectful manner to other posters. Attacks on individuals, insults, name calling, trolling, baiting or other attempts to sow dissension are not acceptable.
by LadyGeek
Sat Apr 17, 2021 2:00 pm
Forum: Personal Finance (Not Investing)
Topic: How is your IRA held?
Replies: 7
Views: 1146

Re: How is your IRA held?

This thread is now in the Personal Finance (Not Investing) forum (IRA).
by LadyGeek
Sat Apr 17, 2021 1:16 pm
Forum: Personal Finance (Not Investing)
Topic: ACA subsidy cliff now going away! Yay!
Replies: 161
Views: 18081

Re: ACA subsidy cliff now going away! Yay!

I merged Watty's thread into the ongoing discussion.

(Thanks to the member who reported the post and supplied the link.)
by LadyGeek
Sat Apr 17, 2021 1:12 pm
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: Cockroach Coming Out of Hole in Sink?
Replies: 32
Views: 3103

Re: Cockroach Coming Out of Hole in Sink?

^^^ In case it's not clear, the "trap" is the lower "U" shaped section of the drain pipe. Water is collected or is "trapped" there and creates a natural block of vapors coming in from the sewer line.
by LadyGeek
Sat Apr 17, 2021 11:19 am
Forum: US Chapters
Topic: How to better advertise the Upcoming Events calendar? [a.k.a. Calendar of Events]
Replies: 25
Views: 1792

Re: How to better advertise the Upcoming Events calendar? [a.k.a. Calendar of Events]

The Calendar of Events page has been revised to better reflect the content. In addition to chapter meetings, the calendar contains the Bogle Center for Financial Literacy's Speaker Series events, as well as Rick Ferri's Bogleheads on Investing podcasts. The blog page description has been revised. Ad...
by LadyGeek
Sat Apr 17, 2021 10:48 am
Forum: Investing - Theory, News & General
Topic: Vanguard - How America Invests
Replies: 28
Views: 3157

Re: Vanguard - How America Invests

I removed a contentious interchange which may be the result of a misunderstanding. As a reminder, see: General Etiquette
We expect this forum to be a place where people can feel comfortable asking questions and where debates and discussions are conducted in civil tones.
by LadyGeek
Sat Apr 17, 2021 10:45 am
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: Cockroach Coming Out of Hole in Sink?
Replies: 32
Views: 3103

Re: Cockroach Coming Out of Hole in Sink?

I removed a suggestion which is unsafe and is a fire hazard.

Please stay on-topic.
by LadyGeek
Fri Apr 16, 2021 8:09 pm
Forum: Forum Issues and Administration
Topic: Please Try Out Test Posts Here
Replies: 402
Views: 291359

Re: Please Try Out Test Posts Here

^^^ Welcome! You just needed to wait a little longer.

Check again: [Australia] Asset Allocation, Portfolio, Rebalancing & Strategy Advice
by LadyGeek
Fri Apr 16, 2021 3:37 pm
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: Anyone buy a Toyota Rav4 Hybrid recently?
Replies: 23
Views: 2159

Re: Anyone buy a Toyota Rav4 Hybrid recently?

^^^ I also bought my 2020 RAV4 in December 2019, but it wasn't a hybrid. I can't compare it to a hybrid, but still love the car.
by LadyGeek
Fri Apr 16, 2021 3:24 pm
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: Anyone buy a Toyota Rav4 Hybrid recently?
Replies: 23
Views: 2159

Re: Anyone buy a Toyota Rav4 Hybrid recently?

This thread is now in the Personal Consumer Issues forum (car).
by LadyGeek
Fri Apr 16, 2021 2:26 pm
Forum: Investing - Theory, News & General
Topic: WSJ Article: New Investors Discover Tax Pitfalls of Robinhood and Other Trading Apps
Replies: 15
Views: 1870

Re: WSJ Article: New Investors Discover Tax Pitfalls of Robinhood and Other Trading Apps

Discussions of dishonest behavior or bypassing the law is totally unacceptable. I removed several posts which suggest how to bypass the WSJ Subscriber Agreement.
by LadyGeek
Fri Apr 16, 2021 2:10 pm
Forum: Investing - Theory, News & General
Topic: U.S. stocks continue to soar!
Replies: 14629
Views: 1123552

Re: U.S. stocks continue to soar!

I removed an off-topic interchange regarding valuation of an NJ real estate property.

Please stay on-topic.
by LadyGeek
Fri Apr 16, 2021 12:58 pm
Forum: Personal Finance (Not Investing)
Topic: At what salary range to move out of a HCOL state?
Replies: 21
Views: 2103

Re: At what salary range to move out of a HCOL state?

I removed a contentious interchange. As a reminder, see: General Etiquette
At all times we must conduct ourselves in a respectful manner to other posters.
by LadyGeek
Fri Apr 16, 2021 12:52 pm
Forum: Personal Finance (Not Investing)
Topic: Federal E-File rejected due to Duplicate 1099-R
Replies: 42
Views: 3314

Re: Federal E-File rejected due to Duplicate 1099-R

^^^ I merged Ddd7651's thread into the ongoing discussion.
by LadyGeek
Fri Apr 16, 2021 12:48 pm
Forum: Investing - Theory, News & General
Topic: U.S. stocks continue to soar!
Replies: 14629
Views: 1123552

Re: U.S. stocks continue to soar!

With regards to some earlier comments about property valuation, please stay on-topic.
by LadyGeek
Fri Apr 16, 2021 9:46 am
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: can I get boglehead approval for a 70K truck?
Replies: 97
Views: 5305

Re: can I get boglehead approval for a 70K truck?

This thread is now in the Personal Consumer Issues forum (truck).
by LadyGeek
Fri Apr 16, 2021 9:45 am
Forum: Personal Investments
Topic: Help Request for Accounts
Replies: 11
Views: 722

Re: Help Request for Accounts

FrodoKenobi - You had a duplicate thread containing your update. I merged the replies back into here and removed your duplicate post. As noted earlier, everything should go in this thread. Just view this thread and hit "Post Reply". We'll answer all your questions here. This isn't a big de...
by LadyGeek
Fri Apr 16, 2021 8:37 am
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: Wi-Fi router recommendations
Replies: 26
Views: 1940

Re: Wi-Fi router recommendations

If you go with Google (or most others), you can get the ad blocking with a Raspberry Pi and setting it up as a Pi Hole. What is raspberry pi? Is it legal? Would it allow you to watch youtube on apple tv without ads? Here you go: Teach, Learn, and Make with Raspberry Pi (a low-cost computer) And: Pi...
by LadyGeek
Fri Apr 16, 2021 8:33 am
Forum: Personal Investments
Topic: Help Request for Accounts
Replies: 11
Views: 722

Re: Help Request for Accounts

FrodoKenobi - In order to provide appropriate advice, it's best to keep all the info in one spot. I merged your update back into the original thread. Don't worry about the confusing mush, it's fine. We're here to help. The hardest questions to answer are the ones not asked. If you don't understand a...
by LadyGeek
Fri Apr 16, 2021 7:02 am
Forum: Non-US Investing
Topic: [Wiki: Sharia-compliant investing]
Replies: 15
Views: 982

Re: [Wiki: Sharia-compliant investing]

We can put shortcuts in the wiki's search box so typing "Sharia" or "ESG" will go to that page. (SRI is the first word and will always show in the search box.)
by LadyGeek
Thu Apr 15, 2021 5:44 pm
Forum: Personal Finance (Not Investing)
Topic: 1099 for ebay Sales over $600
Replies: 3
Views: 419

Re: 1099 for ebay Sales over $600

This thread has run its course and is locked. Speculation about future legislation is prohibited by forum policy, see: Unacceptable Topics Politics and Religion In order to avoid the inevitable frictions that arise from these topics, political or religious posts and comments are prohibited. The onl...
by LadyGeek
Thu Apr 15, 2021 2:51 pm
Forum: Investing - Theory, News & General
Topic: U.S. stocks continue to soar!
Replies: 14629
Views: 1123552

Re: U.S. stocks continue to soar!

I removed an off-topic post discussing the coronavirus and viruses in general. As a reminder, the main intent of the post must be on-topic.

Also see: Please read before posting on coronavirus/COVID-19
by LadyGeek
Thu Apr 15, 2021 12:43 pm
Forum: Non-US Investing
Topic: [Wiki: Sharia-compliant investing]
Replies: 15
Views: 982

Re: [Wiki: Shariah-compliant investing]

justETF has a helpful overview of various ESG indexes where X stands for excluded sectors: ... Thank you for this. It is extremely helpful and illuminating. Would I be right in suggesting that an investor could use this to pick their own personal 'flavour' of Sharia-lite here? That is, decide which...
by LadyGeek
Thu Apr 15, 2021 7:46 am
Forum: Non-US Investing
Topic: US Small Caps - USML vs IJR [Brazil]
Replies: 8
Views: 475

Re: US Small Caps - USML vs IJR

Welcome! I moved your post to the Non-US Investing forum because you are referencing USD and "UCITS" is for non-US investors. What is your home country? May I suggest you post your portfolio information in this thread using the My portfolio: seeking advice format? It will make you think ab...
by LadyGeek
Thu Apr 15, 2021 7:42 am
Forum: Investing - Theory, News & General
Topic: Market shift since december
Replies: 21
Views: 2049

Re: Market shift since december

This thread is now in the Investing - Theory, News & General forum (general discussion).
by LadyGeek
Thu Apr 15, 2021 7:21 am
Forum: Non-US Investing
Topic: [Wiki: Sharia-compliant investing]
Replies: 15
Views: 982

Re: [Wiki: Sharia-compliant investing]

MrCurious wrote: Thu Apr 15, 2021 7:04 am When it comes to spelling, I would follow English Wikipedia and opt for Sharia.
Thank you. Further checking via Google suggests this is the correct spelling in English.

I have corrected the spelling in the thread title.
by LadyGeek
Thu Apr 15, 2021 6:27 am
Forum: Personal Finance (Not Investing)
Topic: desperately seeking help understanding Form 8606 on 2020 tax filing (Roth recharacterization/conversion issues)
Replies: 80
Views: 2730

Re: desperately seeking help understanding Form 8606 on 2020 tax filing (Roth recharacterization/conversion issues)

AlienGrrrl - In order to provide appropriate advice, it's best to keep all the info in one spot. I merged your update back into the original thread. I also fixed the spelling in the thread title "ROTH" to "Roth". (Thanks to the member who reported the post and provided a link to ...
by LadyGeek
Thu Apr 15, 2021 6:22 am
Forum: Personal Finance (Not Investing)
Topic: For those retired or FI, how much do you spend annually?
Replies: 286
Views: 20835

Re: For those retired or FI, how much do you spend annually?

(^^^ The merge broke the link.)

I merged bg5's thread into the ongoing discussion. The combined thread is in the Personal Finance (Not Investing) forum (retirement spending).

(Thanks to the member who reported the post and provided the link to this thread.)
by LadyGeek
Wed Apr 14, 2021 7:46 pm
Forum: Personal Finance (Not Investing)
Topic: When to take Social Security
Replies: 13
Views: 1309

Re: When to take Social Security

This thread is now in the Personal Finance (Not Investing) forum (Social Security). ...The question is do any of you feel that Uncle Sam may change the rules effecting Soc Security... For the record, Social Security is authorized under US law (legislation). Speculation about future legislation (what...
by LadyGeek
Wed Apr 14, 2021 7:30 pm
Forum: Personal Finance (Not Investing)
Topic: Parkinson's: How to Mitigate Possible Financial Hemorrhage?
Replies: 21
Views: 3278

Re: Parkinson's: How to Mitigate Possible Financial Hemorrhage?

It's a hard discussion of planning for x years of life expectancy and working backwards from that. The only way to mitigate this is to delay going to a nursing home as long as possible. At-home care is the best option, but there may come a time when it's not possible to do so. Full-up skilled nursin...
by LadyGeek
Wed Apr 14, 2021 4:28 pm
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: [What TV Show Have You Recently Watched?]
Replies: 2756
Views: 274533

Re: [What TV Show Have You Recently Watched?]

^^^ Thanks for the explanation. It makes sense now. My plasma wasn't dead. Comparing what it looked like now to what's possible with high-def OLED was all the justification I needed. "HD" is not "Ultra HD". Compare for yourself and I think you'll come to the same conclusion. (HDT...
by LadyGeek
Wed Apr 14, 2021 4:22 pm
Forum: Personal Finance (Not Investing)
Topic: [Spouse recently passed away. Please help me handle his financial matters]
Replies: 111
Views: 7324

Re: [Spouse recently passed away. Please help me handle his financial matters]

bennie, So sorry for your loss. Just FYI, 3 years ago my spouse passed away before I filed my taxes for the year. I had already had the taxes completed in TTax, just not efiled. When I got to it, I efiled and it got rejected. I ended up having to mail it in. What I should have done, is to have gone...
by LadyGeek
Wed Apr 14, 2021 2:24 pm
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: [What TV Show Have You Recently Watched?]
Replies: 2756
Views: 274533

Re: [What TV Show Have You Recently Watched?]

The Witcher , on Netflix. It's a bit confusing to follow, but done well. I'll keep watching. On a related note, I just upgraded my TV to 4k high-def. ( Re: Repair plasma television or get new TV? ) I also upgraded Netflix to the Premium plan to get the high def content. The Witcher is produced in D...
by LadyGeek
Wed Apr 14, 2021 11:50 am
Forum: Personal Investments
Topic: Should I roll old 401k or not
Replies: 16
Views: 1085

Re: Should I roll old 401k or not

stocknoob4111 - In order to give appropriate advice, it's best to keep all the information in one spot. I merged your update back into the original thread.

If you have any questions, ask them here.
by LadyGeek
Wed Apr 14, 2021 11:41 am
Forum: Non-US Investing
Topic: [Wiki: Sharia-compliant investing]
Replies: 15
Views: 982

Re: [Wiki: Shariah-compliant investing]

At TedSwippet's request, I have split this discussion into a new thread.

Shariah-compliant investing is also discussed in the US personal investments forum. Here's a quick search result: shariah
by LadyGeek
Wed Apr 14, 2021 11:39 am
Forum: Non-US Investing
Topic: Vanguard ESG Global All Cap UCITS ETF
Replies: 26
Views: 2539

Re: Vanguard ESG Global All Cap UCITS ETF

A discussion regarding shariah compliant investing has been moved to a new thread. See: [Wiki: Sharia-compliant investing]

Update: Fixed spelling.
by LadyGeek
Wed Apr 14, 2021 8:51 am
Forum: Personal Finance (Not Investing)
Topic: how to deal with it [regret over past investing choices]
Replies: 82
Views: 19239

Re: how to deal with it [regret over past investing choices]

^^^ You can find the wiki link in the menu at the top of the page.

Start here: Getting started for non-US investors

And: Investing from Australia

Go to the Non-US Investing forum and post your info using the My portfolio: seeking advice format. You'll get plenty of help.
by LadyGeek
Wed Apr 14, 2021 8:41 am
Forum: Personal Finance (Not Investing)
Topic: Parkinson's: How to Mitigate Possible Financial Hemorrhage?
Replies: 21
Views: 3278

Re: Parkinson's: How to Mitigate Possible Financial Hemorrhage?

Now is the time to deal with all of the difficult decisions related to estate planning. Please see an attorney who specializes in elder law. You will need: Will, medical Power of Attorney, durable Power of Attorney, Living Will (Advanced Health Care Directive). Your husband's condition will degrade ...
by LadyGeek
Wed Apr 14, 2021 6:24 am
Forum: Personal Finance (Not Investing)
Topic: [Spouse recently passed away. Please help me handle his financial matters]
Replies: 111
Views: 7324

Re: [Spouse recently passed away. Please help me handle his financial matters]

Bennie - Do you have enough copies of the death certificate? If you visit a place in-person (like a bank or Social Security), they'll want to see the original. Hopefully, they'll then make a copy and give the original back to you. Alternatively, online submissions (like Vanguard) will accept a scann...
by LadyGeek
Tue Apr 13, 2021 7:19 pm
Forum: US Chapters
Topic: Suggestions for the Wiki
Replies: 497
Views: 409046

Re: Suggestions for the Wiki

Hi,

Thank you very much! I have revised the page: Financial websites and blogs (Financial news and information)

If you see anything that's missing or needs to be changed, post here.
by LadyGeek
Tue Apr 13, 2021 6:32 pm
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: Hoarding and Decluttering
Replies: 15
Views: 1412

Re: Hoarding and Decluttering

This thread has run its course and is locked (below acceptable threshold). See: Personal Consumer Issues Note that this subforum has a much lower threshold for locking or removing posts than the financial and investing subforums. In general, controversial, offensive, pointless, divisive or mean-spi...