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Having issues transferring high dollar amount from thailand to us

Thailand Bank is telling us we need to get anti money laundering paperwork for 5% of what is in our account or we can boycott and pay the bank 2% of what is
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Bonds, interest rates and inflation

I was reading learn to earn by Peter Lynch and I came across a paragraph that has confused me to say the least. It is regarding bonds - If you buy a $10,000 ten-year bond and hold it for ten years, ...
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Extra income in UK?

I am a UK resident and have a permanent job in the UK for which I received monthly salary in £. I recently did a one-off consultancy abroad for which I received about £1000 commission (in Euro ...
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Multiple currencies side by side [on hold]

How do I show several currencies side by side without having to create separate accounts for each currency?
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Will I lose my paid in full property

I paid cash for the land I put a modular home on which I financed. My husband is terminally ill and I am afraid I will soon be foreclosed upon. Will I lose my free and clear land which has been paid ...
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How many ETFs have been closed so far?

I am thinking about investing my money in an ETF as they seem to be a relatively safe way to invest money over a long term (~20 years). However, I don't like the "seem to be". Are there numbers on ...
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How do I deal with an erroneously large refund?

Alright, it's a weird complaint, I know. But I just checked on the status of my refund on the IRS Refund Status website, and the IRS had corrected upward the refund I filed for by a lot. Based on the ...
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Is IGST applicable while selling in same state when purchased from other state?

If my purchase is from other state and further I'm selling in same state is IGST applicable and how I can collect tax on sellig?
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Where can I find the first use date of an ISIN (International Securities Identification Number)?

I want to invest from South Korea in stocks of companies who get listed in Hong Kong (HKEX). state HKEX hosts some companies for trade without an ISIN assigned. HKEX publishes a list of securities ...
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Part payment on loan principal

I have 2 loans, loan A and loan B, for the exact same amount , same tenure and same interest rate. I am planning to do a part payment. I am trying to figure out whether to put all of the part payment ...
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Insurance cost deductions from paycheck

I switched from full-time to per diem status on March 9th. For my paycheck through March 9th they deducted my usual cost for benefits, but then they did the same thing 2 weeks later when I wasn't ...
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Can I contribute to my IRA from 2018 still?

I put in my tax filing for 2018 that I had contributed $5500 to a Roth IRA, but due to technical difficulties with my investment account I didn't get around to funding it until now, but it looks like ...
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What negative effects would result from globally fixing currency exchange rates? [on hold]

Assuming one had the power to enact such a wide-ranging change, what would the negative effects of fixing the exchange rates between all currencies at the current rates, or the mean of the last week/...
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Depreciation question from Benjamin Graham book

I am reading The Interpretation of Financial Statements by Benjamin Graham. Ch. VI, Depreciation and Depletion contains the following wording: When property is retired its gross value is deducted ...
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Credits, Refunds & Reimbursements made prior to April 15th for Prior Year HSA Qual Disbursements

Apr '19: I've recently worked w/ my HSA trustee/custodian (my CU) to correctly code HSA reimbursements transactions in early 2018 for HSA Qualified Distributions in 2017. Same for 2019/2018. So we ...
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Should I expect equal returns from any nation's stock market index?

Suppose I pick an index of the American stock market -- the S&P 500, and an index of the Japanese market -- the Nikkei 225. Suppose for a moment that I expect the amount of risk in each index to ...
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Is it possible to have dividends included in profits and losses with TD Ameritrade's thinkorswim?

I'm using OnDemand and have not found a section where I can see the amount I'd have earned in dividends.
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Protection against loss of investments if a fund provider fails

What would happen to my pension or ISA investment in a fund (such as Vanguard LifeStrategy 60) if the provider of that fund failed and went out of business? I understand that FSCS protects against ...
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Many Domain Names Appraisal Sites Get Their Evaluation Quite Wrong? [on hold]

Why most of the appraisal sites fail badly on estimating the value of domain names or when “they get it right” is by cheating ? For instance, on many occasions, godaddy estimates a domain value as ...
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question on market efficiency in the long term

hi guys I understand that market efficiency refers to the idea that overvaluation and undervaluation of stocks will not be possible due to the fact that every stock is traded at its intrinsic value. ...
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Selling a home co-owned by someone with a severe mental disorder [migrated]

The question title may be a bit misleading - it's hard to word my issue. Apologies in advance. Background I am 27 and my sister is 23. We stand to inherit a 1500 sq. foot home should anything happen ...
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original shareholders' interest and SEO

I understand that the announcement of a secondary equity offering would often sends stock prices falling. but in light of an announcement like this, would it still be to the original shareholders' ...
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Frequently Moving Money Between Checking and Savings

I'm currently carrying a balance in my checking account, much of which I feel is going to waste, since its not being "invested". The overall total balance in my checking account isn't growing much if ...
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Market efficiency and secondary equity offering

Why would an announcement of a secondary equity offering send stock price down in an efficient market? I understand that in an efficient market, overvaluation and undervaluation of stocks will not be ...
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Do I have to pay taxes on external savings?

I am thinking on moving to Canada to work, save for retirement, and move back to Portugal due to the lower cost of living to live my retirement. I will contribute to the Canada Pension Plan and also ...
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Chinese Brother-in-Law in Debt Trouble - What can Chinese Citizens do to Manage?

My brother in law built up a large amount of gambling debt two years ago. I guess in an attempt to save face, he hid a portion - 75,000¥ ($11,187) from his family thinking he could pay it off himself. ...
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Can an ESOP employer match contributions to an HSA?

Can an ESOP employer match contributions to an HSA? How can you optimize your HSA?
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Must I void or destroy a check after using its check number online?

The online banking system I use to pay my car loans requires checking account number, routing number, and a check number. If I use a check number from a real check in my checkbook, should I then void ...
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Do I need an ABN for self-employment?

I work as a private tutor in addition to my full-time job in the public sector. I know that I will need to include any additional income on my tax return since I will need to pay an extra tax. Do I ...
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BITCOIN: on a chart what does it mean for the USD price to be higher then marketcap?

I'm looking at this chart and i don't rely understand why the USD price is at times lower and at times higher then the market-cap. I would assume they are supposed to go in parallel since they are in ...
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What is my SBI IBAN number?

I have been recently accepted for a scholarship and I need to provide my IBAN/BIC number for some purpose of accommodation. My SBI Branch code is 006342 and I wasn't able to find any swift code based ...
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Should I take up offers to settle with credit cards

I have been getting offers to call and seek assistance to settle with credit cards. I have so far not considered these but have I missed a trick? Should anyone ever consider these under any ...
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Issues of active and index-linked investment [on hold]

Summarised the main issues to consider between index-linked and active investment management
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When is the best time to begin the settlement discussion with credit cards to avoid bankruptcy?

I've read a variety of strategies on timing on settlement discussions with credit cards. The common one seems to be to try after first late payment, and then try again after the next. I have not had ...
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Understanding the effect of parent PLUS loan on the parent's credit score

I am helping a family navigate paying for college and I have a question that I cannot seem to answer by searching this site or any of the federal sites. Suppose the mom takes out a Parent PLUS loan ...
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Elementary question about emergency fund and US Treasurys

Consider the following strategy for maintaining an emergency fund: continually reinvest ~$40k in 1-month US bonds at ~2.5% APY pay up to ~$10k using credit cards in case of emergency pay off credit ...
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What is the best option for a loan to do a construction project at home without refinancing

I'm looking into advice and options to get a loan to pay for a construction project at home in the United States. Here is the situation: My family and I are living at one residential family home, ...
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How does ETF price actually track index price?

Imagine S&P goes -5% and so, technically, should VOO. But VOO is a stock itself - subject to supply and demand. The market could just happen to demand many VOOs and push its price up. Why doesn't ...
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basis adjustment on wash sale on underlying or option

Transaction1: I bought 200 QQQ ( ETF) at about $160 in Jan 2019, paying out about $32k Transaction2: I sold two calls on QQQ ( QQQ190628C00170000 ) for expiring on June 28, 2019 for a strike price ...
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Is it legal to keep my US bank account after leaving the US, and receive money on it?

I currently live in the united states on an L1 visa. There is a chance that I'll quit my job and travel around central/Latin america for quite some time. With L1 visa, If I leave my job, I have to ...
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Can I roll over 401k without leaving job, into personal IRA [duplicate]

I am younger than 40. Can I move my current employer-sponsored 401k funds to a personal IRA, without penality, and without leaving the company?
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I can't withdraw money from my closed account

A friend of mine sent me some money but before then the account was closed and now the $50k is still there. I can't withdraw the money and my friend can't revise it back. What should I do?
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Credit card limit [duplicate]

My credit card has a limit of $6000. If I want to book a $7500 vacation on Expedia, could I put a negative $2000 balance on my card, so when I pay for my trip on Expedia, it will get approved.?
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Credit card debt

A Russian-Norwegian dual nationality person I know took up 20000 pounds of credit card loans in Norway. He then went back to Russia and has lived there for 1 year now. He has not heard anything yet. ...
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If I intend to earn on the side doing different category of things should I do it as an individual or as a small business?

If I have a few areas of expertise (that can't fit a classification of services/products) and I'd like to make use of those and provide products or services based on those, should I do it as an ...
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Why take crypto profits when you can just set a stop order?

In such a volatile market as cryptocurrency, I have heard many people stress the importance of taking profits. For example, when a coin doubles in value, they sell 50% of their holding. This ensures ...
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Does Motley Fool offer investment management services?

Does Motley fool do any investing on someone's behalf based on their recommendations? Can investing be done by someone on their website based on their recommendations?
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What Happens to OTM Puts Following a Cash Aquisition?

Say I purchase OTM puts with a $5 strike and the underlying company is acquired through a tender offer that pays $19.00 cash per share. My contracts are accelerated and adjusted to reflect the new ...
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Covered call on stock held for different periods

Say I have 10000 shares of some stock X. Say 5000 of them were bought 2 years ago and the other 5000 were bought a month ago. These two batches would have different amount of gains and different tax ...
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What are the dates that the yield curve inverted?

For the purpose of investing, I've been reading about the yield curve inversion and what it might mean about the economy. Unfortunately, all articles that I was able to find by searching on Google ...

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