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Is it becoming normal for your people spend most of their income on rides and meals out?

Is it becoming normal for part-time and hourly employed people in their 20s (not college students) to spend most of their income on rides and meals out? If someone works 8 hours, spends 2 of those ...
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What percentage of funds to allocate to different investments optimally?

There are 2 types of managed funds. The first is principal guaranteed with a fixed 5% annual return. The second's returns is between 20% to -20% anually. Is there a way to roughly calculate what ...
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How to account for depreciation and inflation adjustment on GnuCash?

I've been using GnuCash to track only my money and securities. Now, I wanna use it to track also my fixed assets so that I have a more accurate estimation of my net worth. One fixed asset I have is a ...
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If I move into a home I own but allow existing renters to remain can I start the clock on partially avoiding capital gains?

I have had the same great renters for a number of years. I do realize that I can not avoid capital gains on the home appreciation accrued during that time. But what if I were to move in as my primary ...
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Is there a strong correlation between credit score and mortgage rate in the US?

This is probably a naive question, but I've heard many conflicting answers so I figured it'd be worth asking here. Let's say I'm looking to buy a house in the US (e.g. worth $500k), and I'm getting a ...
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What is the explanation or significance of this single, out-of-whack after-hours trade?

On September 23, 2022, at about 5:03 PM (ET), there appears to have been a single after-hours trade of about 220 shares of META at a price of over $289, well more than double its relatively stable ...
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Foreign address line not long enough in Form 1040NR

I am filling out Form 1040NR using a long India address. However, the 'Home address' line is not long enough. Any ideas on how I can provide a longer address? Can I write 3 lines using my pen in small ...
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Why trading platform (IG) stock traded price can be so different?

IG (trading platform) says AMZN was traded at 767.74 on 23SEP2022. However AMZN was traded below 116.05 entire day. How could this be possible?
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1 year T-bill for buying a car in Europe

I live in Europe and I plan to buy a car exactly one year from now. I want to invest now approx. 32000 EUR in 1 year bonds to profit from the interest rate and to secure my money until I need it. My ...
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Copying invoice between .gnucash files

Is there a way to easily copy a single Invoice from one .gnucash file, to another .gnucash file?
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I just got $80K in a foreign account. What should I do? [closed]

In my Canadian bank account I recently received CAD 80K in gifts and bequests from relatives, and am looking for options on what to do with it. My situation is as follows: Dual Canadian–EU citizen. ...
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How to sell/buy rubles in EU? [closed]

Main question: Is there a working service (or other way) to sell/buy rubles from EU? Minor question: What price should I expect (relatively to official exchange rate)? What I have tried: OANDA Local ...
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How to resolve my unearned income issue with the IRS?

On Friday Sept 16, someone in the building gave us mailing from the IRS. They were holding it for us and claim that they have been holding it for about 2-3 weeks. The paperwork informs us that the IRS ...
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What are better long-term investments besides real-estate that should not lose value? [closed]

What are better long-term investments besides real-estate that should not lose value? My parents told me they want to shell 80% of their assets into real-estate. They maxed out retirement accounts and ...
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After the September 2022 rate hike, why did the Russell 2000 drop so much more than the Dow? [closed]

According to Yahoo Finance, on 9/22 the Dow dropped 0.35%, the S&P 500 dropped 0.84%, Nasdaq dropped 1.37%, and the Russell 2000 dropped 2.26%. It was at 1803 at 1:45 Wednesday before the ...
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Exotic options with lookback features

I am trying to value an american call option with a lookback feature. So the holder can choose to exercise either based on a fixed strike (K) or a strike equal to 10-day moving average (MA). I tried ...
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Lag between Fed Announcement and Actual Implementation

After the Fed announces its new target range for Fed Funds, is there a set number of days before actual implementation? If not, is there a convention, like within a week? I'm wondering, because the ...
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Taxes for retired American expat in Egypt?

I'm not in Egypt currently; I'm just researching the implications of many possible countries. NO plans of working: my retirement income¹ is more than enough to live on in many countries. I've found ...
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What is the value of a dividend stock outside of its distribution

I have a fairly broad question about the value of dividend stocks in a general sense. Principally, as a thought expirment, I'm considering a case where the broad market doesn't exist and the only ...
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Does the increasing popularity of index fund investing mean that it will become unprofitable in the future?

Index fund investing has become increasingly popular over the past 20+ years. More and more people seem to be pouring money into stock index funds in hope that future returns would be as good as they ...
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Why Earning Whisperer - NVDA 2nd Quarter July 2022 says Nvidia beats while the actual results were lower than consensus? [closed]

Why Earning Whisperer - NVDA 2nd Quarter July 2022 says Nvidia beats while the actual results were lower than consensus? Nvidia Beats but Guides Lower Nvidia (NVDA) reported 2nd Quarter July 2022 ...
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Is EPS trustworthy to understand company's performance?

Is EPS still trustworthy if a company can influence EPS via share buy back or share split?
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Can I get a late payment on my credit card if apr is 0% for the first 21 months?

Can I get a late payment on my credit card if APR is 0% for the first 21 months? (through a Chase Slate Edge intro offer) (I've always paid on time but I am in a situation where I might need to avail ...
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401k Matching Rules Regarding Losses when Match is Revoked

My employer matches my 401k but it is on a long vesting schedule and I will almost certainly leave before it finishes vesting. I know I will have to give it back but was wondering how to gains/losses ...
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Why is a share repurchase considered a payout to investors?

I have read many financial analysis articles that seem to calculate a company's payouts to its shareholders like this: total payout = cash dividends + share repurchases I can easily see why a cash ...
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Bought Put Options that are getting close to Expiration

If I let my option expire ITM (Bought Put Option) I will then own those shares. My account won't allow me to do covered calls or covered puts so I can't leverage against them. What are my other ...
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Statement credit forfeited on American Express card

I signed up for an American Express credit card which was advertising a $225 bonus upon signing up for the card and spending some $1200 in the first six months, which I did and received the cash ...
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When does an exchange of gifts become taxable?

My wife and I are purchasing a house where her parents will live rent-free. We are in the U.S. Obviously (?) this is a gift from us to them, which by my understanding will not be taxable. The house ...
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Does a Treasury Note Pay Interest on the Maturity Date?

I'm looking for a clear example of Treasury Note interest payments. I've read this on the TreasuryDirect website: Treasury notes pay interest on a semi-annual basis. When a note matures, the ...
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Are my trades business income or capital gain?

I am a Canadian and I spend a lot of money on cryptocurrencies and I want to know if my gains/losses are considered business income/loss or capital gain/loss. My primary source of income is from the ...
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How do I find price of Securities on a particular date? [closed]

I go to https://www.wsj.com/market-data/bonds/tips to see the current price of Securities However it only gives the price for that particular day. How do I find the price of Securities on any ...
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Risk free conversion [closed]

I have over 100000 USD in America. As it looks today the exchange rate between USD and European currencies are close to its highest points. I would like to take advantage of this without risk as one ...
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Can I sue the car dealership for fraud if they let my ex finance a car under my name?

About 4 years ago (2018), i was living with my ex and I leased a car for 3 years but under my name only. 2 years later (2020), we broke up but i let her use the car for the last year of the lease. ...
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Does calculating Crypto taxes need previous year numbers?

During 2020, I did 100 crypto trades: buying/selling many type of crypto currencies. I used an online service (Bitcoin.tax) to calculate my tax liability for 2020 tax year. It processed all my trades ...
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Why don't US "zero commission" stock brokerages allow buying of OTC stocks?

I have noticed that many "zero commission" US stock brokerages either do not allow trading in OTC stocks, or otherwise charge a commission to do so. For example, Robinhood has a very limited ...
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I have sold stock PUT option with strike 32,5 and expiration date JAN 2023. Stock will be acquired fully in cash for 32,25 in Q12023

What will happen with my PUT option if acquisition will happen before my put option expires?
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Wage garnishment on multiple loans

How is wage garnishment calculated when one garnishment is for multiple (five) credits? There is a garnishment made for 1741 dollars every month. A fraction of the garnishment is paid to each credit, ...
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Why do VUSA and S&P 500 have different trend? [duplicate]

I am checking S&P 500 and VUSA to start investing in the stock market. However I've seen that VUSA is not showing the same trend as the S&P 500. I understand that VUSA is in GBP, which implies ...
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How to fix Zelle 24 hours pending issue?

I have been using Zelle to send and receive money for over nine months. However, my Zelle account has been strange lately. For instance, My recent payments were pending for up to 24 hours instead of ...
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How much can a billionaire borrow to short sell? [closed]

Suppose I am a billionaire worth $10B. I have a good reputation and my assets are mostly stock in a big established company. Now say I want to short a large company like Tesla or Facebook. I want to ...
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How to find stocks that meet criteria regarding technical analysis? [closed]

These are two somewhat well-known metrics for technical stock analysis: Relative Strength Index Ultimate Oscillator I'm interested in getting daily reports of NYSE & NASDAQ stocks whose RSIs and ...
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How to send money into someone's paypal anonymously ? Read further

I am an Indian and i want to send a Japanese friend some money. The friend uses Paypal and is not familiar about Crypto. I want to do it anonymously as i can't let anyone know about it. Here in India, ...
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probate / inheritance proceedings - consolidation of all assets - giving out bank books to executor

I am in the process of a probate/inheritance since a relative of mine died. There are different kinds of assets which the executor I hired to process the probate needs to consolidate. He already ...
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How much should be invested in PPF to claim 1.5 Lakhs tax

I have a salary range of 10-11 Lakhs. How much should I invest in PPF overall and claim a total of 1.5 lakhs maximum amount. Do I need to calculate tax according to old regime or new regime? And are ...
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Approximately what percentage of the mutual fund industry have high water mark clauses?

While common in hedge funds, high water marks appear to be less common in mutual funds. But I'm not entirely sure about that. I've encountered a few mutual fund product contracts that make use of a ...
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Is there a correlation between stock market returns and GDP growth in emerging markets?

Contrary to most people's expectations, there is a slight negative correlation between per capita GDP growth and real stock market returns. References: Is There a Link between GDP Growth and Equity ...
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How to view Chg% in separate pane on the Trading View web application?

Basically I want to visualize multiple ticker's Chg% which is on the right side of the charts in a separately new pane. If someone can explain in steps, I'll be really grateful. TradingView ...
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Why option trading were born or does we use option trading in daily life [closed]

Why option trading were born. what is the real life example of option trading (not stock market). Do we use option trading in real life.
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Warren Buffett about the long term debt

In the book Warren Buffett and the interpretation of the financial statements, Mary Buffett explained companies that have enough earning power to be able to pay off their long-term debt in three or ...
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Custom Check Printing

I just downloaded GnuCash, first time user. I needed to print custom checks, but when I click on the options, all of the custom part is grayed out, non-functioning. If anyone knows what I need to do ...
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