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Husband, dad, computer geek, professional software craftsman, Canadian.

Interests: technology, personal finance, personal productivity, books, music. Within personal finance, specific interests include retirement planning, taxes, investing, self-employment.

I founded the Personal Finance & Money Stack Exchange, and continued as a moderator for 4 years. I resigned my role effective October, 2013 in order to focus more on my family and business.

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revised When the market price for a stock is below a tender offer's price, is it free money (riskless) to buy shares & tender them?
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revised When the market price for a stock is below a tender offer's price, is it free money (riskless) to buy shares & tender them?
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answered When the market price for a stock is below a tender offer's price, is it free money (riskless) to buy shares & tender them?
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comment Futures margin requirements, can more than the initial margin be used to open a contract
Couldn't you just keep a healthy cash cushion in your account?
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revised What to do if a state and federal refund is denied direct deposit?
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comment Tax implications of selling part of land associated with main home
You haven't told us anything about where you live. Tax rules vary. What country & state/province?
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revised Can an ETF's expense ratio (fees) change after I buy it?
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revised Can I claim a full tax deduction in India of the entire amount withheld from my U.S.-source income?
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revised Is contributing to traditional IRA then converting to Roth a way around MAGI limit?
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reviewed Close When does bid-ask trading exist?
Apr
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reviewed Leave Open Is my spouse at risk for a joint filing in a year where I have settled a major debt?
Apr
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reviewed Leave Open Buying property in India : joint owner
Apr
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comment What are some options for sending and receiving money electronically?
See also In Canada, how can I most easily/cheaply send money to a friend online?
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revised What are some options for sending and receiving money electronically?
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Apr
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revised Estimated Tax Requirements (1040es) Seem Low
Tax questions must use a country tag
Apr
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revised If Roth IRAs are not reported on income tax returns, how does the IRS police them?
Tax questions must use a country tag
Apr
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revised Deducting related educational trading expenses from LLC?
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Apr
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revised Opening and funding an IRA in three days - is this feasible?
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Apr
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comment Applying the WACC formula
@JoeTaxpayer Homework, by itself, isn't sufficient reason to be off-topic. If the question doesn't relate to personal finance then it is off-topic. This one is corporate finance.