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|1 day 11 hours ago||We graduated the same year...||
We graduated the same year...
|2 days 6 hours ago||I agree. Whatever Gallon||
I agree. Whatever Gallon doin?!!?!!!
|2 days 19 hours ago||Feel your pain.We bought a||
Feel your pain.
We bought a place in Plymouth near the peak of the market (2004-ish) for $300K. We were planning on staying in Michigan forever.
Ended up doing a fellowship at Cleveland Clinic. My in-laws decided to then leave for LA...thus my wife had no more family ties, so we kept our place in Plymouth for a year on the off-chance we would return after fellowship.
Long story short: our house did not appraise, either. We rented out the place for three years, and sold it last year.
2) Change your insurance policy to cover yourself for liability; LLC for liability may be overkill
3) Contact your city tax office: once it's a rental you lose your homestead exemption (and taxes go up)
4) Keep records! For tax purposes, rental income - (mortgage & taxes & management fees & expenses & depreciation) = taxable income.
5) Learn more about depreciation. Pain in the arse, but helpful when you sell the place. If you are still underwater at the estimated price of the home at the time of declaration that it is a rental, when you sell (as we were), for a declared rental property, the loss is deducted from your earned income and NOT a capital gain.
PS Find a professional for taxes, do your own dilligence, yada yada
|2 days 19 hours ago||Vanderdoes is a monster....ND||
Vanderdoes is a monster....ND lucked out when he fell into their laps as Kiffen tries to destroy USC's program.
|1 week 1 day ago||No. Morgoth = Melkor, the||
No. Morgoth = Melkor, the true Dark God of the Tolkein world.
The Balrogs were Maiar, essentially demi-gods that chose to follow Melkor (Morgoth). Others of the Ainur that followed the other Gods became the 5 Istari (Wizards)...Gandalf, Saruman, Ragdstad and the two other ignored ones..
Yay Silmarillion and Tolkein dorkiness! o.O
|1 week 1 day ago||yes||
also has to do with unrealistic schedules. I have 4 follow up and 2 new patients per hour
|1 week 1 day ago||Good article on sports.yahoo.com frontpage on Denard||
Sounds like the Jags may be using him like the Pats used Woodhead...RB, but some plays out of the backfield or motioned to slot.
|1 week 1 day ago||Why the Kia hate? They are||
Why the Kia hate? They are relatively cheap, look nice, and have a long warranty. Unfortunately, will have burned through the 50K bumper-bumper warranty in less than 2 years....
|1 week 2 days ago||He has a shot at slot WR,||
He has a shot at slot WR, where a shifty, smaller guy can make a living (although you're right, McGuffie hasn't really demonstrated a lot of durability, and that WILL be a problem for a slot guy trying to thread the needle over the LBs, but in front of the safeties)
|1 week 2 days ago||Good luck Sam! FWIW Rice||
Good luck Sam!
FWIW Rice converted Sam to a slot WR last year, he had 54 catches for 603 yard, 5 TDs, and a PRTD as well.
|1 week 3 days ago||To Hell with Notre Dame. Once||
To Hell with Notre Dame.
Once the series is over, will give two sh*ts about the place.
|1 week 3 days ago||sigh...not a good couple of||
sigh...not a good couple of days for some of the older guys on the roster.
Wish them well, hopefully they will get some mileage out of their degrees
|1 week 3 days ago||:( Bad news. Wish he would||
Bad news. Wish he would have stayed for his degree.
Hopefully he is able to find PT and catch a scout's eye, but bad news nonetheless. Was hoping he would have a breakout senior season, but the spring ball reports on the depth chart probably made Marvin see the writing on the wall....
|1 week 4 days ago||...but was it crazy?||
...but was it crazy?
|1 week 4 days ago||Phone calls to respective||
Phone calls to respective mothers, and then brunch at the Fairmont DC.
|1 week 5 days ago||From google, it seems the 6th||
From google, it seems the 6th round contracts do carry a relatively small signing bonus; have seen numbers from the $60K-120K range, probably prorated across the duration of the contract, with the rest dependent on making the roster at the end of the summer.
|1 week 5 days ago||Have the 90 minute. It was||
Have the 90 minute. It was great.
Wife is asleep, dog is asleep after a walk in the rain. Wondering if I should have some Bookers.
|1 week 5 days ago||About to open a Dogfishhead||
About to open a Dogfishhead 90 Min IPA.
|1 week 6 days ago||Phil, is that you?||
Phil, is that you?
|1 week 6 days ago||Moss, Woodson, Manning....and||
Moss, Woodson, Manning....and Ryan Leaf.
Which one does not belong in this group?
|1 week 6 days ago||Malpractice to drink alcohol||
Malpractice to drink alcohol and treat patients, so ice coffee and water. Full schedule in the PM though :P
Once I go home, will make myself a margarita (fresh lime juice, tequilla, some Patron orange liqeur, agave syrup and ice cubes) and continue the marathon weeding session in our backyard. Most of the grass seeds sprouted though. Yay grass! (Not that grass)
Dinner at Red Robin (Mrs. Gopoohgo celebrates her bday next week, free burger) tonight. Celebrating Mrs. Gopoohgo's dog-mom-ness at the Fairmont Georgetown Sunday.
|1 week 6 days ago||Because change is||
Because change is bad.
Actually, it's against tradition, and while new and modern (laaarge video scoreboards are good, RAWK is bad) has some benefits, part of the allure of the Michigan football program IS tradition, and dammit, we should be proud of it.
And...obligatory get the hell off my lawn.
|1 week 6 days ago||Thanks!||
I just delivered too; another small donation for H.O.P.E. Have to ask the boss (Mrs. Gopoohgo) about any larger donations..haha.
For those who originally donated through Kickstarter, Tae has set up his own website.
Was going to donate to the EDSBS charity drive, but am going to divert my planned donation to H.O.P.E.: Hit link below to donate!
|1 week 6 days ago||First rule of the internet;||
First rule of the internet; Pics or it didn't happen!
Heh, seriously though, pictures of you and the kids during the Art Day would be awesome, and would probably tug at the heartstrings/pocketbooks for future donations for your endeavors.
And a sincere thanks for your time in Ann Arbor!
PS Have 0 skills in paperwork, sorry.
|2 weeks 1 day ago||See above: Goetze is already||
See above: Goetze is already a done deal: he is going to Bayern after the UCL final.
The rumor is that Lewandowski will be joining him.
|2 weeks 1 day ago||As opposed to the parity in||
As opposed to the parity in La Liga (Barca, Real, and every once in a while Valencia or Athletico before they get raided by the big 2), Bundesliga (Bayern, Dortmund, and everyone else), League 1 (PSG and everyone else)?
All the European leagues are top-heavy. If anything the EPL has more top teams (United, Chelsea, now City, Arsenal, Tottenham, Liverpool) with big wallets than the other leagues. Which is even more of an accomplishment for SAF.
The thing that makes SAF hard to compare to is longevity; you aren't going to see a manager in the same spot for that long anymore. Him, Wegner are atypical now. The Ancellottis/Mourinhos/Guardiolas are going to be the trend now.
|2 weeks 1 day ago||De Gea had a pretty stellar||
De Gea had a pretty stellar 2nd half of the season....and he's like 21. Tons of upside.
|2 weeks 1 day ago||I was wondering about how||
I was wondering about how much of the increased revnue was attained via the luxury box revenue (Martin's decision & financing). However, as noted below in LSA's post, there seems to be an across-board increase in revenue with only having 6 home games (0.5 if you include the payment from the Jerryworld game)
|2 weeks 1 day ago||Absolutely zero reason for||
Absolutely zero reason for Guardiola to leave Bayern. They are absolutely loaded, and with Goetze and possibly Lewandowski joining this summer, they are getting even younger.
FC Hollywood is going to be obliterating the Bundesliga for years to come, and if they stay healthy, will be a perennial favorite in the UCL for at least a couple of years as well. If anything, the pressure will be on Pep NOT to tinker too much.
|2 weeks 1 day ago||20 times champions,||
20 times champions, bitches.
SAF will be missed; last year especially; there was absolutely no reason for United to finish 2nd, with all the injuries and their makeshift midfield, they were lucky to finish in a Champion's League spot, let alone tied with City and losing the title on goal differential.
Wish he was able to keep Pogba, though.
Moyes would be a good fit, Mourinho doesn't seem to offer the stability (he only stays a few years) that United seeks.