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Money

Started this discussion. Last reply by Rob yesterday. 13 Replies

I am going to finish my degree in 1-2 months and I finally got th job I wanted at the company iam doing my internship at. This brings up some new topic´s the first is money. I have 13 000 € debt, 10k…Continue

Salary negotiations

Started this discussion. Last reply by Jay D Jan 22. 7 Replies

Iam currently doing a internship at which i was offered to apply and fill a newly vaccant position. Iam pretty far in the process now, so that there is a very good chance that i will get it and i…Continue

Running in the dark / minimal shoes

Started this discussion. Last reply by Shane Dec 23, 2014. 16 Replies

Iam currently in the situation, that iam working from dusk till dawn, monday till saturday. So i have to go running when it is dark outside, the problem is, that i hate to go running in the streets,…Continue

Which job to choose?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Jay D Dec 14, 2014. 18 Replies

I wrote my bachelors thesis this summer but couldnt complete my bachlor since i have to repeat a course worth 2,5 CP´s.This means is have one course which is once a week this semester and a side job…Continue

 

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This is a GSRM (Gender Sexual Romantic Minorities or LGBTQ+) group.  But And straight men and cis-men are encouraged to join as well.However, unlike the already established AoM group "Gay and Bisexual Men", this group is wide open, no privacy settings enabled.  The overall purpose of the group is to encourage conversations between the straight and non-straight communities.  This already happens in AoM, but it is scattered.  And it can't happen in the private "Gay and Bisexual Men" group.Debate…See More
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Jay D replied to Cory Ross's discussion Audio Renaissance: The Art of Manly Music
"Bands currently on my MP3 Player: Older stuff: The Clash, John Lee Hooker, Iggy Pop, The Kinks, Elvis Costello, Warren Zevon, Tom Waits, The Doors, Bob Dylan, Curtis Mayfield, Sly and the Familiy Stone, Eric Clapton, Funkadelic, Grateful Dead, Led…"
8 hours ago
Rob replied to Jay D's discussion Money
"Investing in yourself is always a good idea. Do take heed of the debt situation. "Read money is the king's command" (old saying)"
yesterday
Jay D replied to Steve Dallas's discussion Am I a sexist? in the group The Great Debate
"Would it be sexist if i wish for the cast from Charlies Angels in tight overalls? Demi More, Lucy Liu and Camron Diaz from ten years ago."
yesterday
Jay D replied to Jay D's discussion Money
"Thanks for all the information.   I figured out a good investment today. That investment would be me. Iam gonna invest a grand in my side business which is handyman services. The legal body already exists, going to buy tools, flyers and a…"
yesterday
Rob replied to Jay D's discussion Money
"Herzlichen Glückwunsch zum Abschluss! I am glad to hear that you are looking forward to saving money and paying off your debt. Good show. Is the person who told you that very wealthy? A millionaire or better? That doesn't sound like the…"
yesterday
Jay D replied to Jack Bauer's discussion Investing in a Family Business?
"I want to agree with that. The friendship ends were the money starts. What kind of person is she? Could she seperate business and personal stuff? I would go for something like a 10-20% ownership, with a profit share that equals your percentage of…"
Friday
JD Plueger replied to Jay D's discussion Money
"Keep living like a broke college student for another 12 to 18 months. Use this time to wipe the slate clean with debt. Don't get too caught up in interest rates of saving or inflation...both of which are mathematically irrelevant in the short…"
Friday
Jack Bauer replied to Jay D's discussion Money
"With emergencies, it's the stuff you don't see coming that's a bigger problem.  For my family, anything under $5k just isn't enough. I wouldn't leave it in my regular checking account, though.  Something…"
Friday
Jay D replied to Jay D's discussion Money
"Iam really not worried about the debt. the 3k consumer debt i will have paid back till summer and there is no interest in the other i have to save up 7100€ and pay it back all at once. This i could do till next summer but i actually have 4…"
Friday
Jay D replied to Jay D's discussion Money
"The roommates are alright, but iam living there since five years and the one roomate with whome i became friends and lived there for that period moved out recently. Thetwo new rommates are fine people but i know i wont befriend them, the flat is in…"
Friday
Jay D replied to Jay D's discussion Money
"Good advice. In theory i could get rid of the debt within this year. But when i move i have to buy new furniture and pay a higher deposit. So iam going for 1,5-2 years. As for the emergency stack, i dont see a lot that could come up. Iam not…"
Friday
Native Son replied to Jay D's discussion Money
""Simplify, simplify." If you have to live like you've take a vow of poverty for a year or two, go for it. I still see folks with too many toys and too much personal debt. OTOH, I can see wanting to get out of the whole shared…"
Friday
Rick Shelton replied to Jay D's discussion Money
"I'm not sure why you want to move out of your current flat.  If the rent is cheap, you don't dislike the flat or location, and you get along with your room mates then why move?  One of the biggest things I wish I could do…"
Friday
Jack Bauer replied to Jay D's discussion Money
"I'd also second the 'budget' suggestion.  Took my wife and me way too long to figure this out.  You'll be shocked how much money you're bleeding on useless crap when you weren't paying attention. And, for my…"
Friday
Jack Bauer replied to Jay D's discussion Money
"Depending on how fast you can do so, I'd save up a smallish emergency fund of $3K-$5K or so to cover Murphy's Law problems during debt repayment.  That security blanket is important.  The interest rate on the savings account…"
Friday

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At 9:28pm on October 30, 2013, Herb Munson said…

Hi Jay! Welcome to The Great Debate. Great to have you with us.

 
 
 

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