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The S&P 500 is trading at just 14.5 times next year's expected earnings. 16 is the historical average

Posted 12-22-2018 at 06:12 PM by jdhpa

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You are right

The "dividend drop off ratio" is the ratio of stock price drop at ex-dividend to the dividend. The debate that recurrently rages on this forum is whether a $1 dividend causes the stock price to drop $1.

A few minutes of googling turned up a couple of studies / papers on the subject. This first paper discusses how choices about how to measure the effect change the estimate of the "dividend drop off ratio", so rather than thinking
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True Cost of Medicare coverage . . . an update

Posted 11-14-2018 at 11:03 PM by jdhpa

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Medicare Supplemental Insurance - True Cost of Heathcare


This article has been updated to reflect 2018 premiums, etc. I found this to be very helpful for my wife and I. She was diagnosed with advanced cancer in 2014 and was considered disabled because of the type and severity. Anyway, she became eligible for Original Medicare in 2016.


We looked long and hard as to what type of coverage to choose. Such as Medicare Advantage, buying a supplement,
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Wyoming Realtor Warning

Posted 11-12-2018 at 12:46 PM by jdhpa

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These are some additional tips no matter where in the country you are looking for homes. Every piece of history and information you can obtain on a home can only help you with your choice.


Always obtain a CLUE report on the home. This is a 5 - 7 year history of insurance claims. You can read about CLUE at the link below. Many insurance carriers/underwriters even log simple calls to Agents regarding issues even if a claim is not filed and/or paid out. This may tip you
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Getting a Medicare quote- Any VALID websites out there?

Posted 09-09-2018 at 04:01 PM by jdhpa

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Medicare plan finder.
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Having no state income tax just became a HUGE benefit to living in Washington.

Posted 09-04-2018 at 08:21 PM by jdhpa

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My SD trust and LLC's will own my assets (including the ones in WA) (I also have TX, MT, CO and WA LLC's, so not likely to trigger the WA estate tax ).

Doesn't matter much in my case, because it all goes to charities, (did that in our 30's). I am just purposed to keep my donations full value as possible.

WA burden has been business taxes and property taxes jumping from <$3/ day ($800 / yr) to $43/ day on the same ole worn out residence.

BTW: didn't
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