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Forum: Off-Topic 12-13-2014, 09:36 PM
Replies: 45
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Posted By swchang
Some great nuggets in these posts. Thanks, guys! ...

Some great nuggets in these posts. Thanks, guys!

I forgot to add:
Experiences over stuff.

And speaking of STEMs, I am going to encourage my kids to get engineering degrees in college but to...
Forum: Off-Topic 12-10-2014, 08:30 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,158
Posted By swchang
Some great comments and follow-up posts. I'll try...

Some great comments and follow-up posts. I'll try to respond in order.

Agree, helping kids learn the value of money and to start supporting themselves is an important goal.

The tithing before...
Forum: Off-Topic 12-09-2014, 10:01 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,158
Posted By swchang
I guess they can always visit some banks with...

I guess they can always visit some banks with those guns to "earn" some money. :p

BTW, someone pointed out a mistake I made. The bonds line was erroneous and should read thusly: Percent of stocks...
Forum: Off-Topic 12-09-2014, 09:20 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,158
Posted By swchang
personal finance

I've been doing some reading about personal finance lately. Seems the basic concept is to KISS for >99% of us. With that in mind, here are some tips I've accumulated thus far. Feel free to add more...
Forum: Off-Topic 12-08-2014, 09:34 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 849
Posted By swchang
Awesome. I'll call customer service and ask them...

Awesome. I'll call customer service and ask them about it.

How's life? Practice going well? Has been a while, so it's good to see you still around!
Forum: Off-Topic 12-08-2014, 07:51 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 849
Posted By swchang
ob, what did you get? Did you have to buy it or...

ob, what did you get? Did you have to buy it or did VZW give it to you for free? In a similar situation as you. Thanks.
Forum: Off-Topic 11-20-2014, 09:05 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 737
Posted By swchang
I think taking out 4% is supposed to leave you...

I think taking out 4% is supposed to leave you pretty safe for a long while, and potentially forever, but taking 2-3% is darn near certain to last forever. If you want to be extra cautious, just...
Forum: Tire Rack's Tires, Wheels, Brakes & Suspension 11-10-2014, 08:07 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 292
Posted By swchang
I'm getting quoted about 100 per wheel by phone....

I'm getting quoted about 100 per wheel by phone. If three are bent and I have to fix them, then it seems like it would make more sense to just buy new steelies from tire rack...
Forum: Tire Rack's Tires, Wheels, Brakes & Suspension 11-08-2014, 10:13 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 292
Posted By swchang
bent rims

I swapped out my summers for my winter tire set today, and the installer noticed that 3 out of 4, and possibly even all 4, wheels are bent. They balanced okay, but can I expect any damage or other...
Forum: Off-Topic 10-12-2014, 12:47 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 340
Posted By swchang
Why not just hide her drivers license? Sent...

Why not just hide her drivers license?

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Forum: Off-Topic 10-12-2014, 09:12 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 340
Posted By swchang
Interesting. In the DC area, that is not the...

Interesting. In the DC area, that is not the case, whether for bank accounts, brokerage, or even real estate. If it is not specifically labeled TE, then it is not tenants by the entirety. I.think...
Forum: Off-Topic 10-11-2014, 08:48 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 340
Posted By swchang
So no one uses TE accounts? What do you do for...

So no one uses TE accounts? What do you do for asset protection then?


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Forum: Off-Topic 10-11-2014, 11:15 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 340
Posted By swchang
That is true, but I think some banks dont offer...

That is true, but I think some banks dont offer them at all, whether state law permits or not.

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Forum: Off-Topic 10-11-2014, 12:07 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 340
Posted By swchang
Tenants by the Entirety

Interested in knowing which banks and brokerage firms still allow these accounts. So far I know Citibank and Schwab. Anyone else?
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 07-30-2014, 06:39 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 908
Posted By swchang
Me again. Having a couple issues with my BT...

Me again. Having a couple issues with my BT install. Wondering if anyone has experienced the same.

1. I'm having an issue where I can barely hear the person on the other end of the line. How I can...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 07-28-2014, 10:03 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 158
Posted By swchang
120k service

So, I'm at 120k miles. My service indicator still says about 8k miles to go, though. Should I just bring it in now for the Inspection II or should I wait till the SI gets to 0? :dunno:
Forum: Off-Topic 07-27-2014, 01:44 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,143
Posted By swchang
College, at her pre-frosh weekend. :eeps: She...

College, at her pre-frosh weekend. :eeps: She had some pre-med questions, and I had some pre-med answers. Since she was trying to decide between Brown's combined college-med school program and my...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 07-27-2014, 12:32 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 633
Posted By swchang
I ended up caving and taking off the glove box....

I ended up caving and taking off the glove box. Made it much easier to thread the cable through. Installed the jack below the flashlight. My Bluetooth audio receiver is plugged in and left hidden...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 07-19-2014, 05:54 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 136
Posted By swchang
NAV update?

Hi, does anyone know what the latest software version or firmware is for the E46 NAV? I have an 04 with build date 12/03, so I believe it has the latest hardware (Mk IV).

Also, I think someone...
Forum: Off-Topic 07-18-2014, 09:11 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,724
Posted By swchang
I do now. Just got a G1W. $49 on Amazon. Liked it...

I do now. Just got a G1W. $49 on Amazon. Liked it enough that I bought a second for my other car. :thumbup:
Forum: Car Navigation, Audio & Electronics 07-15-2014, 07:07 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 698
Posted By swchang
Found it. Thanks! What is the benefit of tagging...

Found it. Thanks! What is the benefit of tagging home or office?

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Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 07-14-2014, 09:16 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 633
Posted By swchang
Yup, I got the OEM Aux kit and plugged it in...

Yup, I got the OEM Aux kit and plugged it in already. I'm just trying to decide where to route it. I have NAV, so I don't have the sunglass holder space. I got a BlueTooth music receiver and will be...
Forum: Car Navigation, Audio & Electronics 07-14-2014, 09:13 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 698
Posted By swchang
I have a Note 3. I don't see "Location" in the...

I have a Note 3. I don't see "Location" in the "More settings" submenu. Do we have different menus?
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 07-13-2014, 04:18 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 633
Posted By swchang
Thanks to all for your replies. I think I've read...

Thanks to all for your replies. I think I've read about 50 threads about the aux jack here and on other BMW boards. I've noticed that a lot of people do not want to put it in the glovebox, as many of...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 07-12-2014, 10:43 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 633
Posted By swchang
Aux input jack -- pics?

If anyone had the Aux input jack purchased as a factory option in their car from the dealer, could you post a pic of where the OEM location is? I've seen that it goes in the back of the glovebox on...
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