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tue posted: Tue 2018-10-30 11:36:07 tags: n/a
Got some clarity on expected benefits from IRAs vs. annuities... it's less than I thought because the latter were rolled up in statement balances of the former.

Shipped half of Dad to his hunting club buddies, guaranteed to arrive on Halloween. I think he'd chuckle.

source: Mental Floss - world's best pasta sauce; easy to DIY

no-rabbit-hole recap: Combine 28oz can of whole peeled tomatoes; a peeled halved onion; 5 Tbsp butter; and 1-2 pinches salt of salt in a single pot and simmer uncoverred over medium heat 45 minutes, stirring occasionally. After 45 minutes, discard the onion halves and serve over your favorite pasta.

mon posted: Mon 2018-10-29 05:31:15 tags: tech, finance
Since I got the new 28" monitor, every time it woke up from screensaver timeout, I found all the windows I'd put on the larger desktop had been moved by Win10 to the integral monitor's desktop. Minor, but annoying. With a little research I found a suggestion to change the scaling factor so both monitors match - in this, case, 125% (because 100% is illegibly tiny on this 4K beast). Voila, seems fixed. Uploaded credit, expense/budget and income statements to the financial planner Last time I tried to get... (...more)
sat posted: Sat 2018-10-27 10:11:14 tags: estate
Caught up a little on organizing estate files, but foiled just for today by the bank phone system's refusal to supply a live human, which turned into Miss rubbing me the wrong way but I thought better of making a public mountain of a proverbial molehill. *deep breath* End of rant Ran dishwasher vacuumed turned in prescription meds and insulin sharps collected while emptying the house ATM for pocket cash War*malt for inst coffee and non-dairy creamer Divvy up ashes. Today I learned crematio... (...more)
fri posted: Fri 2018-10-26 13:56:16 tags: n/a
New project at work, at least the orientation meeting had bagels tho Discovered the IRAs I thought would remand to the estate are in fact specific to named beneficiaries. Made a deposit. Banker was not exactly empowered to trace the transaction that triggered the overdraft, so I have to take it up with their fraud dept. Discovered my Visual Voicemail app is not actually alerting me when I have voicemails... the rector from our wedding venue left a message back on the 15th, the bank left messages sinc... (...more)