TMFBigFrog

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Mon May 20

Discovery 2017 Boards Post

TMFBigFrog replied to the Discovery 2017 boards. 8:55 PM

Tue May 14

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TMFBigFrog replied to the Building / Maintaining a Home board. 9:39 PM

Re: Repiping an apartment

How much money are you talking about, is it paid in full, and how did you pay? If by check, has it cleared? Did you get a written scope of work? Is the plumber an independent or an employee of a company or associated with a franchised [more]

Mon May 13

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TMFBigFrog replied to the Ask A Foolish Question board. 10:21 PM

Re: Contribution to hsa, saver acct

It’s not so much the age of 65 that’s the problem — it’s signing up for Medicare that’s the issue. To contribute to an HSA, you need to be covered by a high deductible health insurance plan and only a high deductible health insurance plan. Sign up [more]

Fri May 10

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TMFBigFrog replied to the iPIG Portfolio board. 9:55 PM

Re: Stocks and options and bonds, oh my!

So -- this turned out to be a great week to make that particular post. With the China trade situation heating up, the market (and that account) had a downturn. Granted, it wasn't a horrendous downturn, but it did move [more]

Mon May 6

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TMFBigFrog posted to the iPIG Portfolio board. 6:43 AM

Stocks and options and bonds, oh my!

A few years ago, I started experimenting with an options strategy. The core of it involves setting up short strangles and covering the upside risk with a synthetic long. The short strangles are generally three or so months out and the synthetic long [more]

Sun May 5

Options Boards Post

TMFBigFrog replied to the Options boards. 9:47 AM

Fri May 3

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TMFBigFrog replied to the Retirement Investing board. 2:02 AM

Re: Brokerage account mechanics

Paul —

It’s probably more an artifact of the trades having not ‘settled’ than it is of anything else. For stock trades, settlement date is usually two business days after the transaction date.

In my cash accounts, any time I end up [more]

Sat Apr 27

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TMFBigFrog replied to the Retirement Investing board. 1:40 PM

Re: How to use Mega Backdoor Roth?

I think part of the process involves in-service withdrawals. So the plan has to allow those as well as allowing the after tax contributions.

If I understand it correctly, you make the after tax contribution then immediately take an [more]

Tue Apr 23

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TMFBigFrog replied to the Real Estate Inv. Trusts: REITs board. 10:11 PM

Re: Realty Income Acquires Properties In The UK

Not sure what difference GBP, USD, or Euro makes in a cap rate,

It matters because corporate borrowing in a currency in that currency’s home country is generally done at a premium to sovereign debt of that country issued in that [more]

Sat Apr 13

Options Boards Post

TMFBigFrog replied to the Options boards. 7:04 PM

Mon Apr 8

One Boards Post

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Sun Apr 7

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TMFBigFrog replied to the Tax Strategies board. 2:01 PM

Re: How to deal with incorrect/late 1099-B

You can file form 4868 to request an automatic extension on filing your taxes with the IRS. You should pay at least as much as you will owe once the paperwork settles when you file that form on or before April 15. If you are subject to state and/or [more]

Thu Apr 4

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TMFBigFrog replied to the Budgeting board. 5:01 AM

Re: What to do?

Hi Anthromn,

If you haven’t already discovered, student loans are notoriously hard to get rid of, as they’re not generally dischargeable in bankruptcy.

That said, could you share what you are trying to accomplish by consolidating [more]

Sat Mar 30

Market Pass Boards Post

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Fri Mar 29

Market Pass Boards Post

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Thu Mar 28

Market Pass Boards Post

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Mon Mar 25

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