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Anyone familiar with the nightclub business?My organization is about to have a retail vacancy at an absolutely SICK location in Northern Virginia and we're kicking around the idea of recruiting a nightclub to the location. This is kind of an open-ended discussion, but what are the thoughts? Anyone familiar with the business? Any obvious... 2 months 1 day
Michigan Ross UndergraduateHow difficult is it to get into Ross at the undergraduate level for in-state Michigan students? Is it on-par with getting into UVA's McIntire School of Commerce in-state? 2 months 2 weeks
Where the smart money is going: elite prep school...My gifted niece is 12-years-old and my brother is starting to think about where to send her to high school. My brother decided to look into some of the elite east coast prep schools as well as the highly regarded Washington, D.C. area prep schools to see how well they place into college.... 7 months 3 days
Georgetown MPS in real estate - 2014 updateI've searched WSO and found a few threads on this program, but most of the threads are pretty dated at this point. I'm starting the program this month. What are the thoughts on this program? Does anyone currently attend? Any graduates out there with some feedback about the program? Can anyone... 5 months 4 days
Quick income tax questionHey, I get paid out on my work usually 2-4 weeks after the fact. For example, my July profits are paid out to me by our corporate structure in middle to late August. How does one account for this when filing income taxes? For example, my December 2012 profits will be paid out no later than January... 2 years 11 months
Liberalism's totalitarian mindset!/pages/Boycott-Rush-Limbaughs-Sponsors-to-SHUT-HIM-DOWN/253645602134 So Media Matters has started a boycott of Rush Limbaugh's sponsors. This is basically the modus operandi of the American left in this country. If you don't agree with someone then use your organizing... 3 years 5 months
Naming a business. Tough examplesI haven't been able to find the answer to this question on Google (not sure how to frame it in a search function), but can a new business be named after a defunct business? All examples I scammed from Wikipedia (I'm no genius): Pan American World Airways (colloquially known as "Pan Am") went... 3 years 5 months
Anyone else have business partner issues?So my best friend is also my business partner. He and I are both (ownership) partners in a branch of a larger mortgage bank. He and I are doing good business and we're set to make a lot of money in 2012, a ton of money in 2013 and illegal money in 2014. He and I have very different personalities,... 3 years 6 months
What the balls happened to Midas Mulligan Magoo?Did I miss the announcement? Haven't read his stuff in weeks---maybe even months? Anyone know what the heck happened to him? 3 years 6 months
My grievances against the present administrationDuring the GOP primary the debates between supporters have become pretty heated. But I think some voters get lost in the weeds of their political philosophies. For me it is absolutely essential to throw out Barack Obama, if for no other reason than to repeal Obamacare. A lot of "conservatives"... 3 years 6 months


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Oh, here's a time when the principal of my...Oh, here's a time when the principal of my organization got screwed by McDonald's. He ground leased a property to McDonald's for, like, 25 years with a purchase option at the end. The annual escalator was something like 3%. Well, land values in this area rose at a rate of about 4%, so McDonald's... 6 hours 18 min
IlliniProgrammer: Never debate a libertarian....[quote="IlliniProgrammer"]Never debate a libertarian. They'll drag you down to their level of paranoid cynicism and beat you with experience.[/quote] Right. "Paranoia". Because the President of the United States didn't propose in the State of the Union Address to retroactively change the 529... 18 hours 45 min
IlliniProgrammer: Let's not complicate this with...[quote="IlliniProgrammer"]Let's not complicate this with a political personal tax debate.[/quote] I'm sorry, but you're a f*cking idiot. You're not going to tell me what to talk about. 18 hours 52 min
IlliniProgrammer: Oh god why do these...[quote="IlliniProgrammer"]Oh god why do these discussions always have to get so personal and political. Again IMHO the optimal strategy is the same regardless of where you think the tax code is going, provided that our RKMAP (Radical Kenyan Muslim Atheist President) does not convert all Roths into... 18 hours 55 min
anonymousbro: So, I'm trying to understand your...[quote="anonymousbro"]So, I'm trying to understand your argument. You're basically saying that an investment that is essentially making X dollars into X*some number of dollars, let's say 100,000 into 300,000, isn't worth it because it doesn't produce a yearly cash flow?[/quote] No….I'm saying... 18 hours 59 min
modestlocke9: For the 529 college savings plan...[quote="modestlocke9"]For the 529 college savings plan commentators largely said people would be taxed going forward and not retroactively.[/quote] Removing the 529 tax exemption would have taxed withdrawals/distributions of 529 capital gains. There was no "going forward" in the tax proposal... 19 hours 12 min
S.P.O.R.T.: San Francisco is unique, as it has...[quote="S.P.O.R.T."]San Francisco is unique, as it has limitations to new supply (in fact, a cap on office development due to Prop M that will be reached this year) and unabating demand due to the new tech renaissance we are having. I guess when technology stops stealing market share from other... 1 day 5 hours
junkbondswap: Dude, by your logic no one should...[quote="junkbondswap"]Dude, by your logic no one should invest for retirement. A Roth is just one small component of a diversified retirement plan. Everyone's goal here should be to make themselves ineligible for a Roth based on income levels. Roth IRAs are for poor people.[/quote] Actually,... 1 day 8 hours
odog808: San Francisco per unit land prices...[quote="odog808"] San Francisco per unit land prices went from $60K/door to over $150K/door in the span of 4 years (2010-2014). [/quote] Something's got to give. This isn't limited to just San Francisco. The law of diminishing marginal returns is going to catch up with a lot of people. Maybe not... 1 day 9 hours
John-Doe8: You know, one reason I chose the Roth...[quote="John-Doe8"]You know, one reason I chose the Roth route is BECAUSE I am making a bet that taxes will be higher in the future than they are now, not just because I'll be richer, but because of the things Vtech is talking about. I'd rather pay the taxes now than pay the EU style taxes later... 1 day 9 hours