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Windows 7: Retirement Plan

08 Jan 2012   #1
whs
Microsoft MVP

Vista, Windows7, Mint Mate, Zorin, Windows 8
 
 
Retirement Plan

If you had purchased $1,000.00 of Nortel stock one year ago, it would now be worth $49.00.

With Enron, you would have had $16.50 left of the original $1,000.00.

With WorldCom, you would have had less than $5.00 left.

If you had purchased $1,000 of Delta Air Lines stock, you would have $49.00 left.

But, if you had purchased $1,000.00 worth of wine one year ago, drunk all the wine, then turned in the bottles for the recycling REFUND, you would have had $214.00.

Based on the above, the best current investment advice is to drink heavily and recycle.


I am passing this information on as a public service . . . there is no need to thank me.
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08 Jan 2012   #2

 

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08 Jan 2012   #3

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Hic.....say what?
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08 Jan 2012   #4

Windows 7 Home Premium x64 SP1
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by whs View Post
If you had purchased $1,000.00 of Nortel stock one year ago, it would now be worth $49.00.

With Enron, you would have had $16.50 left of the original $1,000.00.

With WorldCom, you would have had less than $5.00 left.

If you had purchased $1,000 of Delta Air Lines stock, you would have $49.00 left.

But, if you had purchased $1,000.00 worth of wine one year ago, drunk all the wine, then turned in the bottles for the recycling REFUND, you would have had $214.00.

Based on the above, the best current investment advice is to drink heavily and recycle.


I am passing this information on as a public service . . . there is no need to thank me.
My System SpecsSystem Spec
08 Jan 2012   #5

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by whs View Post
If you had purchased $1,000.00 of Nortel stock one year ago, it would now be worth $49.00.

With Enron, you would have had $16.50 left of the original $1,000.00.

With WorldCom, you would have had less than $5.00 left.

If you had purchased $1,000 of Delta Air Lines stock, you would have $49.00 left.

But, if you had purchased $1,000.00 worth of wine one year ago, drunk all the wine, then turned in the bottles for the recycling REFUND, you would have had $214.00.

Based on the above, the best current investment advice is to drink heavily and recycle.


I am passing this information on as a public service . . . there is no need to thank me.

WHS,
No wonder you won't send me a bottle of wine.....You think I will drink the bottle and re-cycle the wine.
Dennis
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08 Jan 2012   #6
whs
Microsoft MVP

Vista, Windows7, Mint Mate, Zorin, Windows 8
 
 

I drank it myself. Had a nice Vouvray today with lunch which was chicken in Roquefort sauce (where you use the Vouvray too).
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08 Jan 2012   #7

Win 7 Ultimate x64 desktop, Win 8.1.1 x64 laptop, Win 7 Home x64 netbook, Win 8.1.1 x64 tablet
 
 

Personally, I'll keep the $1000 and skip the wine (wine is foul tasting) so I'll still have my grand a year from now! (Of course inflation will take its bite)
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08 Jan 2012   #8

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Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by strollin View Post
Personally, I'll keep the $1000 and skip the wine (wine is foul tasting) so I'll still have my grand a year from now! (Of course inflation will take its bite)
Strollin,
Keeping the grand for what?
Eat, drink and be happy today......Who know's what tomorrow brings.
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08 Jan 2012   #9
whs
Microsoft MVP

Vista, Windows7, Mint Mate, Zorin, Windows 8
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by strollin View Post
Personally, I'll keep the $1000 and skip the wine (wine is foul tasting) so I'll still have my grand a year from now! (Of course inflation will take its bite)
And in the process you have no fun at all.
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08 Jan 2012   #10
mjf

Windows 7x64 Home Premium SP1
 
 

Good wine is nectar - no better than nectar it's wine. Actually I think wine can be a good investment if you don't drink it.

Don't you love the long term stockmarket trends financial planners trot out. Of course they always get their cut no matter what.
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