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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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Think This Can't Happen Here?

Posted 08-14-2018 at 08:22 AM by jdhpa

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They're almost all t-bills. The margin requirements for short-term bills are nil for banks and other financial institutions. It is almost the same as printing money in the short-term. That's one of the reasons for the Euro sovereign debt crisis erupted in 2011 and 2012 and the mortgage debt crisis in 2008. The banks' holdings were 100% financed with debt or nearly 100% in the case of MBS.

Interesting article on the rigged bond market

https://www.theepochtimes.com/the-ru...e_2600435.html
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Winterizing an older home

Posted 07-31-2018 at 11:34 AM by jdhpa

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We used cellulose in the was as it was blown in under pressure to fill the voids. Leave on any wallpaper in your house if it's plaster as it can compromise the walls. I made that mistake in one room and we had some bulging I had to repair afterward. Our home is all plaster with no sheetrock. The attic was knob and tube wiring, so I pulled two layers of attic boards, so the electrician could have access to the ceiling. When he was done I sprayed foam in all the holes. I sealed all the wall cavities
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Winterizing an older home

Posted 07-21-2018 at 07:41 AM by jdhpa

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I don't think it's economical unless the house siding and windows are fairly well shot anyway, and you're doing a major remodel to fix condition issues. Then you could pull the siding, refill what's in the walls (which may have settled or degraded), and then hang 3-inches of foam or rock wool rigid board insulation on the outside to make the house nice and snug, before attaching new siding. Windows would be replaced at the same time with some decent quality double or triple pane windows. It's
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