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EastCoastBubbleBoy

joined 2007 Apr 28, 12:21pm   United States 118 posts   553 comments   following x   ignore ignoring EastCoastBubbleBoy x ignore


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Best way to find a job..
by EastCoastBubbleBoy in #misc   6 comments, latest 22 days ago
I don't have a huge network, and even at that most of my contacts are not in my immediate metro area. I've tried headhunters, job boards and linked-in. I'm a...

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Update from ECBB
by EastCoastBubbleBoy in #misc   13 comments, latest a year ago
As some of us long timers have started to actually *GASP* enter the ranks of homeownership (or as I call it ... renting from the bank). I thought it might...

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Wait... 650.000 emails
by EastCoastBubbleBoy in #misc   6 comments, latest a year ago
That's more than 1 email sent (or received) per second over the course of an entire year. Given that she worked for almost 4 years under Clinton as secretary of...

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Electoral College
by EastCoastBubbleBoy in #misc   7 comments, latest a year ago
Unless I'm mistaken (and I may be), when we vote for November, we are actually voting for a representative elector, and it is this gathering of the electoral college that...

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Maps of property value for the coats vs. the rest of the country. (washingtonpost.com)
by EastCoastBubbleBoy in #housing   Posted 2 years ago
Some interesting maps to put things in perspective c/o Washington Post https://www.washingtonpost.com Not that this is new to any of us, but they are still cool too look at. #housing...

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annual xmas wishes
by EastCoastBubbleBoy in #misc   10 comments, latest 2 years ago
Merry christmas to all. No matter what you affilation, may the message of jesus be an inspiration to you, now and throughout the year. Peace. ECBB

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If it all hits the fan... (zerohedge.com)
by EastCoastBubbleBoy in #investing   9 comments, latest 2 years ago
I've been reading Zerohedge too much lately http://www.zerohedge.com/news/ http://www.zerohedge.com/news/ Now I don't think the bottom will fall out and we'll have unrest in the streets... but the reality is that...

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Are we being too bearish on housing?
by EastCoastBubbleBoy in #housing   33 comments, latest 2 years ago
I'm trying not to fall into the same thinking that drove the housing bubble. Just as prices don't always go up, they don't always go down either. For example, I...

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Commercial and/or rental properties
by EastCoastBubbleBoy in #investing   2 comments, latest 2 years ago
At some point I want to have some real estate in my portfolio (other than my primary residence) for diversification purposes... sure there's REIT's, but I'm seriously thinking about pursuing...

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I should have gone into computers....
by EastCoastBubbleBoy in #misc   12 comments, latest 2 years ago
I have an advanced degree in Chemical Engineering. Out of curiosity (given the consistently "good" job numbers I keep hearing about), I've taken a look to see what opportunities may...

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Worst Case Situation
by EastCoastBubbleBoy in #politics   1 comment, latest 2 years ago
Grexit causes deeper depression and civil unrest --> Anarchy ensues --> ISIS takes hold and uses Greece as a base to infiltrate greater Europe. (OK - probably not going to...

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Happy Easter
by EastCoastBubbleBoy in #misc   12 comments, latest 3 years ago
May those of you who follow him, keep him close to your hearts on this day!

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Can I do more?
by EastCoastBubbleBoy in #housing   14 comments, latest 4 years ago
I know what I earn both as an individual, and as a household, relative to my income. I know in many ways I am blessed - for many are far...

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Flying
by EastCoastBubbleBoy in #misc   8 comments, latest 4 years ago
When I was a kid I used to love flying. The awe of being able to travel so far, so fast, to look down at all of the cities and...

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Housing Perdictions for 2013?
by EastCoastBubbleBoy in #housing   16 comments, latest 4 years ago
1) Rates will stay low. 30-year fixed will be between 3% and 4% for most of the year. 2) Media will trump a "recovery" - but most of us won't...

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When do wages go up?
by EastCoastBubbleBoy in #misc   18 comments, latest 4 years ago
Thinking about Labor Day (now that its come and gone) and the striking fast food workers. When does the average "middle class" worker get a true raise? Most people I...

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A tale of two coasts (money.cnn.com)
by EastCoastBubbleBoy in #misc   1 comment, latest 4 years ago
It seems to me that this new "min-bubble" we are in has been a West Coast phenomonea. http://money.cnn.com/2013/08/2 https://www.spice-indices.com/ So the questions are 1) WHY? and 2) When it does...

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Presiden't Comments on Martin Case (whitehouse.gov)
by EastCoastBubbleBoy in #politics   126 comments, latest 4 years ago
http://www.whitehouse.gov/blog I don't know what to make of it. His remarks, the case, the whole deal. Personally, I feel the fact that he was YOUNG, the way he was dressed,...

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Are you glad you bought?
by EastCoastBubbleBoy in #housing   1 comment, latest 4 years ago
Sitting here watching the Sox Yankees game on Fox (Go Sox!) and filing some papers, including my most recent mortgage statement. I'm thankful that I was finally able to buy....

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Call me crazy.. but I'm calling a bottom! (money.cnn.com)
by EastCoastBubbleBoy in #misc   172 comments, latest 4 years ago
http://money.cnn.com/2012/02/2 Now in some areas prices might still have 5% to 10% to go, but on the average, we're probably more or less at the bottom. Prices may move slightly...
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