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Jun 21st 2017, 12:41 am
Replies: 8,776
Views: 686,738
Posted By Asg123

Re: WTF in America

Unusual drink! :sick: :sick: :sick:


Man steals mummified toe from Dawson City’s infamous Sourtoe Cocktail | Vancouver Sun...
Forum: USA
Jun 15th 2017, 9:47 pm
Replies: 188
Views: 11,177
Posted By Asg123

Re: Guns in America

No, apart from guns I don't think America is worse than other countries. What about Fred West and Dr Shipman (just 2 that I remember), they were as bad or worse than anything I've seen here.
Forum: USA
Jun 15th 2017, 7:54 pm
Replies: 188
Views: 11,177
Posted By Asg123

Re: Guns in America

I just read that a 10-month-old baby was shot in Houston.
Forum: USA
Jun 13th 2017, 8:53 pm
Replies: 6
Views: 778
Posted By Asg123

Re: Due to leave UK, would you invest £10k in your uk private pension or US 401K?

If you put the money in a UK PP you may lose half of it, or at least it may be a hassle to avoid losing half of it (through reduction in your US SS) through WEP (Windfall Elimination Provision),...
Jun 12th 2017, 8:47 pm
Replies: 7
Views: 783
Posted By Asg123

Re: Consequences of working in an "at will" State

If you get fired, you can be denied.
Forum: USA
Jun 10th 2017, 9:58 pm
Replies: 5
Views: 384
Posted By Asg123

Re: OFX.com

I haven't used this one but I've used others and the best of them has been Transferwise.
Jun 8th 2017, 2:13 am
Replies: 21
Views: 1,682
Posted By Asg123

Re: To buy or not to buy-Credit history-Mortgage...

I think you're counting too much on price appreciation. Look what happened 10 to 5 years ago- prices halved in some places. How do you know we're not at a peak now? I wouldn't buy until at least your...
Forum: USA
Jun 5th 2017, 7:00 am
Replies: 33
Views: 2,052
Posted By Asg123

Re: Roaches

and the house by termites!
Forum: USA
Jun 2nd 2017, 10:39 pm
Replies: 27
Views: 5,691
Posted By Asg123

Re: Transferwise - boarderless bank a/c

If it's borderless does that mean it's not foreign so is not reportable on fbar or 8938?
Forum: USA
May 26th 2017, 7:54 pm
Replies: 8
Views: 590
Posted By Asg123

Re: UK Passport Office forgot to include my street address on mail; email addy for th

It could just be that they leave the street address out of the tracking, but not of course the packages. Contact DHL and ask them if you're worried.
May 25th 2017, 1:17 am
Replies: 365
Views: 15,448
Posted By Asg123

Re: The American Health Care Act

Entering some numbers in the calculator, I see that the subsidy is suddenly cut off at a point, rather than being gradually phased out. So it looks like somebody earning just above that point could...
May 24th 2017, 10:04 pm
Replies: 19
Views: 1,231
Posted By Asg123

Re: Realtor question - seller realtor participation in showings

Maybe they were buyers without an agent? Some buyers approach the listing agent directly and ask them to show them the property and be their agent.
May 24th 2017, 1:12 am
Replies: 23
Views: 963
Posted By Asg123

Re: Roger Moore has passed , aged 89 .

He was very good as the Saint, but he was a bit too soft for Bond I thought, my favorite was Sean Connery.
Forum: USA
May 21st 2017, 9:24 pm
Replies: 41
Views: 2,677
Posted By Asg123

Re: Reform!!!

In fact according to the bookies it's only half/half that he'll even get to that stage.
May 20th 2017, 7:08 am
Replies: 22
Views: 1,427
Posted By Asg123

Re: Chlamydia/ Gonorrhea

They definitely did, they must have stopped.
Forum: USA
May 16th 2017, 6:59 pm
Replies: 29
Views: 1,936
Posted By Asg123

Re: ship car to califonia , good or bad idea ?

It's interesting that they allow cars over 25 years old. They must be less safe than more recent cars.
Forum: USA
May 13th 2017, 7:17 pm
Replies: 44
Views: 6,378
Posted By Asg123

Re: WEP and the SSA

Well it would seem to make sense to restrict NI contributions for non-residents, it doesn't seem fair for the UK taxpayer to be heavily subsidizing non-residents' pensions, the US doesn't do the...
May 7th 2017, 7:25 pm
Replies: 1,738
Views: 143,535
Posted By Asg123

Re: Home and garden projects

Ok, maybe I'll try and do it myself next time!
May 7th 2017, 7:16 pm
Replies: 1,738
Views: 143,535
Posted By Asg123

Re: Home and garden projects

When I got new carpet the door was rubbing on it and the carpet people wouldn't fix it, so I took the door off and put it in the back of my car and took it to a workshop where they had a kind of...
Forum: USA
May 5th 2017, 9:36 pm
Replies: 348
Views: 106,234
Posted By Asg123

Re: Class 2 NI abolished. What about us poor expats paying voluntary contributions?

("It used to be an "excellent" deal, now it's just a "great" deal.")

So it's still a great deal. A more appropriate title for the thread would be "What about us lucky expats paying voluntary...
May 4th 2017, 11:52 pm
Replies: 48
Views: 4,561
Posted By Asg123

Re: Intending Immigrant 214(b)...

Yes you're right, it doesn't make sense.
Forum: USA
May 2nd 2017, 6:51 am
Replies: 25
Views: 2,025
Posted By Asg123

Re: FBAR child's foreign account

I would look into why you got the letter.
Forum: USA
May 2nd 2017, 6:50 am
Replies: 43
Views: 37,824
Posted By Asg123

Re: Transferring money from UK to USA

My sole consideration would be getting the best exchange rate.
Forum: USA
Apr 29th 2017, 9:00 pm
Replies: 6
Views: 1,147
Posted By Asg123

Re: US Tax on UK Mortgage 'Gain'

You can take some comfort in the fact that it would've been worse if you'd been living in California- I see Ohio and Texas under your name, so you either paid no state tax (Texas), or a relatively...
Forum: USA
Apr 17th 2017, 6:38 am
Replies: 20
Views: 1,023
Posted By Asg123

Re: can i renew the passport for my son when it has L2 visa on ?

Yes I expect that's how it is. They must have various postal procedures.
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