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by l82start
Mon Jan 03, 2011 2:04 pm
Forum: Other Discussions
Topic: the american dream
Replies: 3
Views: 2553

the american dream

by l82start
Sat Dec 18, 2010 7:20 pm
Forum: Other Discussions
Topic: Movie: Collapse (about "Peak Oil")
Replies: 29
Views: 8026

Re: Movie: Collapse

i just put it on my netflix list ...it is available for instant viewing as well.
by l82start
Sun Nov 28, 2010 6:37 pm
Forum: Permanent Portfolio Discussion
Topic: Podcast - Interview with Rick Ferri on Gold and the Permanent Portfolio
Replies: 22
Views: 8341

Re: Podcast - Interview with Rick Ferri on Gold and the Permanent Portfolio

i doubt i will become a professional predictor, ;D  i would either feel like a fraud or a crook or add so many exceptions and qualifications to make the prediction useless,  other than maybe the occasional OOA prediction here for fun i wont be predicting... i did fall bassackward into a good predict...
by l82start
Sun Nov 28, 2010 12:05 am
Forum: Permanent Portfolio Discussion
Topic: Podcast - Interview with Rick Ferri on Gold and the Permanent Portfolio
Replies: 22
Views: 8341

Re: Podcast - Interview with Rick Ferri on Gold and the Permanent Portfolio

i doubt it hits $550 unless it hits it for a short period of time in an over correction after a bubble bursts,  and even then i wouldn't try to predict it happening and i don't have any strong convictions or certainty about it....
by l82start
Wed Nov 24, 2010 3:13 pm
Forum: Permanent Portfolio Discussion
Topic: Peeking, and the Permanent Portfolio
Replies: 30
Views: 9486

Re: Peeking, and the Permanent Portfolio

if you are holding the 25% TSM index or s+p 500 and especially if you the have a small part of that 25% in total international index, your pp should have as much diversification into peking as you need ;)
by l82start
Fri Nov 19, 2010 2:32 pm
Forum: Other Discussions
Topic: Virus: XP Security 2011
Replies: 17
Views: 6334

Re: Virus: XP Security 2011

Steve (or anyone else with experience) what would you say the best free virus software is? i am about to switch over from a payed virus protection when the trial period runs out.
by l82start
Wed Nov 17, 2010 2:57 pm
Forum: Other Discussions
Topic: Hilarious Video on Quantitative Easing, Inflation, and Deflation
Replies: 3
Views: 2422

Re: Hilarious Video on Quantitative Easing, Inflation, and Deflation

i was laughing like a nut the first time i saw that video....

the Ben Bernank does have a nice beard... ;D
by l82start
Thu Nov 11, 2010 2:16 pm
Forum: Other Discussions
Topic: George Orwell's 1984
Replies: 30
Views: 8080

Re: George Orwell's 1984

1984 is a classic, i have read it for school then re-read it as an adult, a great book every time...

animal farm is another must read book that is equally insightful
by l82start
Thu Nov 04, 2010 10:10 pm
Forum: Permanent Portfolio Discussion
Topic: Tax Efficiency
Replies: 21
Views: 7407

Re: Tax Efficiency

thanks for all of this great information,
by l82start
Sun Oct 31, 2010 3:43 pm
Forum: Other Discussions
Topic: Do you vote?
Replies: 10
Views: 3860

Re: Do you vote?

Storm, I would respectfully submit to you that your vote always matters! Incumbents wield great power in your district either because they have persuaded the electorate that their way of governing is preferable, their opponents are historically weak or less effective, or because the electorate has ...
by l82start
Sun Oct 31, 2010 3:39 pm
Forum: Variable Portfolio Discussion
Topic: second morage on a apartment complex
Replies: 4
Views: 3131

Re: second morage on a apartment complex

i am not seriously considering it (my situation cant take this kind of risk even with a VP) but someone offered the investment to me and i am curious to learn about some of the ins and outs of this kind of investing, i wont be to surprised to find few here have experience with it because of the risk...
by l82start
Fri Oct 29, 2010 10:11 pm
Forum: Variable Portfolio Discussion
Topic: second morage on a apartment complex
Replies: 4
Views: 3131

second morage on a apartment complex

i know somebody looking to get a second mortgage on a apartment complex for 30 + thousand at 8%, i haven't seriously considered it yet or done any real research, does anybody here have experience with holding second mortgages and have some incite into the ins and outs of this kind of investment?