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Help me determine if this is a scam

I have published an advertisement on a classified website to sell undeveloped land I own in Sri Lanka. hrough this, someone contacted me by email saying he wants to "invest" in the property. He ...
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Can I collect unemployment as an S-Corp owner and sole employee?

I am the sole owner of an S-Corp. I contract out my time at an hourly rate, and pay myself a representative salary. I pay into state (Illinois) and federal unemployment each year. My contract has ...
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Found more old paper shares from broken up companies

I recently asked a question with regards to 36 physical shares of motorola inc from 1999 I found lying around. Thanks to the great answer I received (if you're wondering they're worth around $3000), I ...
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Problem with transfer of money from a Saudi bank to my account in England

Last October I deposited £870 salary in a Saudi bank account to be transferred to my Barclays account in the UK. I was awaiting a Saudi bank account so the money was sent by international bank ...
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Why do leveraged ETFs have such a strong long-term track record, if they're so bad?

With reference to "Why are daily rebalanced inverse/leveraged ETFs bad for long term investing?" , how come these ETFs have a strong long-term track record? For example, one of the oldest leveraged ...
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Does it harm my credit score if open multiple current accounts?

I'm currently trying out mobile app banks Monzo and Revolut, but I would also like to try N26 and Starling; all these on top of my regular current account. Would opening all these accounts affect my ...
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How can I tell if an ETF is sufficiently liquid?

How can I tell if an ETF is sufficiently liquid? How much should it have in assets? How much should the minimum average daily volume be?
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Multiple Balance Transfers

I have a credit with a small balance, but large enough to be annoying. It comes from an impulse purchase. The APR is 22%. My credit score is excellent. (Which comes from decades of avoiding impulse ...
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How to maximize my retirement money?

I am 69 years old, have $200,000 in a savings account, and $1000 a month in social Security. I have $30,000 in car debt. I rent, but really would like to own some type of housing. Really worried about ...
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Can I run a renting business in USA as a foreign citizen?

I'm considering buying a property in Houston, TX for the purpose of renting it. I'm a foreign citizen and don't know much about how renting functions in the USA. So far I found out that it's possible ...
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Do I care if the housing market has gone up or down, if I'm moving from one house to another?

I can see several cases in which it obviously IS important if the market is high or low. e.g: if I'm buying my first house if I'm retired and selling my last house if I'm moving to a very different ...
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Joint checking account with renter who is a close relative

I am the owner of a property. I am currently renting out that property to my close relative. I trust this family member to use my money to pay a contractor to make small fixes to the property. For ...
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How are Canada Pension Plan payroll deductions paid by both employee and the company?

I am thinking on moving to Canada but I want to calculate what my salary would be after taxes. I am using the tax calculator at https://simpletax.ca/calculator but there's still one thing I can't wrap ...
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Is this guy trying to scam me?

I met a guy online and we FaceTimed and used Skype to make sure that we both were the people in the pictures. He’s from Estonia but lives in Alabama. He had to go home because his mom passed away but ...
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How does exchange match multi-leg option orders?

Suppose I submit an order to open an iron condor or some other multi-leg stock option spread with multiple buys and sells. For example, if SPY is trading at 275, I might want to: sell a call at 290 ...
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Cashing Foreign checks [duplicate]

My brother is sending me a check from Germany. Can I cash that foreign check at any United State Bank? I have tried to research all the possibilities.
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Found old paper shares of Motorola Inc that has since been broken up

I found 36 physical shares of motorola inc from 1999. I know that since then the company has split up into a lot of subsidiaries/mergers. Is there any to sell this physical stock or is it worthless? ...
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SEBI RULE For Closed Company / Share not traded

I have Invested good amount in SUPREME TEX (BSE: 531934).. This company is not traded from last two month. What is the SEBI rule to for refund ?
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Netherlands taxes and net income

I'm considering a job in the Netherlands. The annual gross income is 70,000. Checking online it says it falls on a tax bracket of 51.75%. I deducted that to the gross then divided by 12 months, I ...
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Can an individual contribute to a SIMPLE IRA if he doesn’t work for that employer anymore?

Can an individual contribute to a SIMPLE IRA if he has left that employer and his new employer doesn’t have a retirement plan?
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RRSP or not? Maxed out TFSA. Makes $40K at 25, $50K at retirement. Withdraw the minimum RRIF %

The authors (Ted Rechtshaffen MBA York University CFP CIM and Erica Alini) failed to state Joe's balance sheet clearly. But I emailed Erica and she clarified that Joe is not withdrawing the minimum ...
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Tax considerations rolling SEP IRA roll over to Roth

I have a SEP IRA with about 125k in it and I'm thinking of rolling it into a Roth so that I can have ready access to the money if I need it before age 59.5 (i.e. I'd like to keep my FIRE options open)....
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Medicare Part A and a Health Savings Account (HSA)

I'm over 65, have a part-time job with a high-deductable health plan and a Health Savings Account (HSA). I want to take Social Security, which includes Medicare Part A automatically (retroactive for ...
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What impact does currency exchange mark-up have on broker fees?

Let's say I held £100,000 in Interactive Investor and wish to add £20,000 to my investment each year in monthly instalments. They charge £10/month for a standard account[1] that offers one free trade ...
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Does a musician under an LLC have to file a foreign qualification for shows in other states?

Does a musical band or similar service under an LLC have to file for a foreign qualification in every state they play a show in/employ their service?
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Does an online broker platform with these features exist? [on hold]

I'd like to know if an online broker platform in Europe exists which provides products (of any kind) you can invest in without CFD and without leverage for long positions with reasonably fees. I've ...
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How can I calculate the monthly total return for the S&P500 (SPX) stock?

I look at the monthly returns for SPX here: Morningstar January February March April May June 2019 7.87 2.97 1.79 3.93 -6.58 6.89 Now, ...
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What compounding frequency should I choose for this retirement calculator if I invest not in bonds, but in S&P500

I am trying to use a retirement savings/investment calculator using this: https://www.getsmarteraboutmoney.ca/calculators/compound-interest-calculator/ I chose initial investment of $1500, monthly ...
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My 14 year old Son has won prize money in the EPIC fornite competition - Tax on his winnings?

My 14 year old son has winnings coming to him from competing in the Fortnite on-line gaming competition recently and he has received an email asking him to complete a tax interview via EPIC games ...
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DTAA in case of India and UK

For current FY (2018-2019) , I have some foreign income from UK. I am a resident of India. I was in UK from April 2018 to Aug 2018 and also during April 2017 to Mar 2018. I have paid and filed tax ...
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Splitting home sale when not everyone paid mortgage

My friend and her husband bought a home with another friend. The friend contributed a small amount for the down payment and has been paying rent but is listed as an equal co-owner on the deed. The ...
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finance question please answer

At t=0 you buy a bond that has 3 years to maturity and pays annual coupons at a coupon rate of 5% on a par value of $1,000. At t=0 the bond trades at a yield‐to‐maturity of 10%. In one year (t=1), ...
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What's 'Provincial or territorial amount' on TL11A, for an Ontarian studying in England?

My brother Ivan studies at Oxford. His income is $0. We live in Toronto. We're not EU or UK citizens. For 2019-2020, his Course Fee is £26,235, and College Fee £7570. Total is £33,805 — to simplify ...
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Credit Union taking 2 months to post transactions

Is there a rule or law on how long credit unions can take to post transactions? Everything I've seen says it should take immediately as debit or 1 to 2 days as credit. However, I'm having some ATM ...
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Dollar-cost-averaging interval based on decay of autocorrelation?

I've read descriptions of DCA as buying more of something when it's cheap, and less when it's expensive. In contrast, if you buy much of that thing all at once, you may be buying the whole load at a ...
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Canadian nomad, USD earnings - how to invest/preserve currency

I'm a Canadian tax resident who moves around a lot. Exchanging currency stresses me out so much if I think about it that I basically have just decided to accept volatility. I work online, and am paid ...
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Size limit on option buying and selling

While using Robinhood I have found that can buy/sell a maximum of 200 call options at a time. Is this a general rule for all trading clients at other brokers such as Ameritrade, Merrill Lynch, etc.?
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Maximizing the Cost Basis Reset on Death

Consider the case of a married couple, living in the USA, with appreciated stocks and bonds in a living revocable trust worth between 1 and 5 million dollars. The husband then dies leaving everything ...
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How do you send money when you're not sure it's not a scam?

I've been hunting around for an apartment recently, and along with the countless posts on Craigslist, I found one with a good price but slightly strange story. The poster claims to have been sent to ...
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What is the differnce between Corporate/Company level and Listing level Market cap

Upon searching on google, I will end up getting types of MarketCap (Large, Mid, Small etc). Please help.
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Is there a website that gathers all the economic indicators for all countries? [on hold]

Right now, in order to get a sense of how the economy is doing, I'm simply reading news articles. I was wondering if there exists a website that gathers all that data in a very summarized fashion, to ...
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Returning an HSA distribution when there was no “mistake in fact”

I used a medical provider who does not deal with insurance. I had already spent my out-of-pocket maximum, so if this provider had dealt with insurance, they would have been paid entirely by insurance ...
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Are there any online platforms like IQ Option to trade stocks online? [on hold]

Are there any stock trading platform to buy stocks online like IQ Option? IQ option allows to buy CFD's but as far as I know we buyer doesn't own shares. I want to know whether there are any real ...
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How Much Am I Losing On Dividend Tax?

I bought a Vanguard S&P 500 ETF that is issued in Ireland, yet my country of residence is the Netherlands (I'm doing this since from what I see there is no current Dutch ETF that follows the S&...
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Can I buy the same stock on two different platforms?

If I'm holding with one brokerage and I want to open an account with another and buy more of the same stock I'm already holding, is that lawful or illegal?
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Capital Gains Tax when withdrawing from a stocks & shares ISA in the UK

Capital gains tax is due on gains made investing in stocks / shares in the UK. So in theory if I were to invest £20,000 and the value of the shares were to increase by 10x and I sold at £200,000, I ...
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Can a Canadian corporation contribute to an RESP?

Having a baby boy later this year. Can a corporation contribute to his RESP?
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Need help understanding a quote from The Intelligent Investor

I am reading The Intelligent Investor, and the follow quote doesn't make total sense to me: An industrial company’s finances are not conservative unless the common stock (at book value) represents ...
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Payroll pension contributions- UK higher rate tax relief

In the UK, a higher rate taxpayer who contributes to a pension scheme is entitled to pension relief to recover the difference between basic rate and higher rate tax for pension contributions. (HM ...
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PRUDENTIAL OWLIFES [on hold]

Every year I have auto enrollment thru my company. Even though I opt out of 401k, Prudential still sends me a letter saying you are having 4% taken out. I call them and then I get another letter ...

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