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Forum: Action Items for everyone 04-21-2011, 04:09 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 9,346
Posted By Canadian_Dream
The onus lies on you to do the needful not US...

The onus lies on you to do the needful not US Government or IV. I have known people who left their well established career to take care of their folks. You are looking for the solution to your...
Forum: Action Items for everyone 04-21-2011, 04:05 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 9,346
Posted By Canadian_Dream
Hmm, What part of the words "Good, Reliable and...

Hmm, What part of the words "Good, Reliable and Comprehensive" you did not understand.
Forum: Action Items for everyone 04-21-2011, 03:53 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 9,346
Posted By Canadian_Dream
That's not correct. Such frequent reentry after...

That's not correct. Such frequent reentry after exit will certainly lead to suspicion by an Immigration office at PoE. In fact the intent of 10 year visitor visa is not 10 years of permanent...
Forum: Non-Immigrant Visas 08-16-2010, 08:48 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 8,908
Posted By Canadian_Dream
I am not an expert and I am just trying to help...

I am not an expert and I am just trying to help based on my limited knowledge of the system. It will be hard for you to convince a consular officer using the same petition once he has decided...
Forum: Interesting Topics 07-20-2010, 02:14 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,473
Posted By Canadian_Dream
It is 529 not 539. 529 is a tax free growth plan...

It is 529 not 539. 529 is a tax free growth plan for College Tuition. The gains are tax free ONLY if used to pay tuition for a qualified education institution in US (and a very few to none...
Forum: Interesting Topics 07-01-2010, 09:24 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 5,989
Posted By Canadian_Dream
Joel Stein

To those who are no familiar with Joel Stein's writings:

He writes satirical columns for Time and other magazines. Over the years he has made fun of everything from his Jewish ancestry to Tea...
Forum: Interesting Topics 06-28-2010, 03:37 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 19,217
Posted By Canadian_Dream
Vanguard has best low cost index funds and...

Vanguard has best low cost index funds and diverse commission free ETF (they call it Vipers) offerings. Fidelity has good funds as well, but the best part of their offering is commission free iShares...
Forum: Interesting Topics 06-28-2010, 02:39 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 19,217
Posted By Canadian_Dream
Smisachu/Abhishek101: Very well said. I...

Smisachu/Abhishek101:
Very well said. I hope people will will get the message especially since it is coming from someone from inside the investment industry. I have had a similar discussion on...
Forum: Action Items for everyone 06-16-2010, 02:09 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 6,505
Posted By Canadian_Dream
News article like this enrages me. This is a...

News article like this enrages me. This is a mockery of Childbirth, Parenthood, US Citizen ship, 14th Amendment and the very purpose of 14th amendment. It is sad that this cannot be stopped in the...
Forum: Interesting Topics 04-19-2010, 03:28 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 10,218
Posted By Canadian_Dream
You made good points. Unfortunately perception of...

You made good points. Unfortunately perception of career change when going into the school and the reality of it when coming out of the school is quite different. That's why I was trying to find out...
Forum: Interesting Topics 04-19-2010, 02:49 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 10,218
Posted By Canadian_Dream
From your post I gather that you want to move...

From your post I gather that you want to move from Electrical Engineering/IT developer to Financial Adviser/Wealth Management. I am just trying to find out how will you bring about this career change...
Forum: Starting and Doing Business in USA 04-12-2010, 01:45 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 12,202
Posted By Canadian_Dream
Ah, Shawshank Redemption. There was another one...

Ah, Shawshank Redemption. There was another one on hope. I should add that as well for the completeness sake. It was again, Red to Andy:
Red: Let me tell you something my friend. Hope is a...
Forum: Interesting Topics 04-06-2010, 11:12 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 10,218
Posted By Canadian_Dream
Nice discussion and let me add in. First...

Nice discussion and let me add in.

First and foremost if you went into an MBA program hoping to master a particular subject such as Finance, Supply Chain, Manufacturing or Operations, you didn't...
Forum: Interesting Topics 04-06-2010, 02:26 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 10,218
Posted By Canadian_Dream
The list goes on....Darden, Fuqua, Booth, Stern...

The list goes on....Darden, Fuqua, Booth, Stern and Anderson
Forum: Tax, Social Security and Financial Issues for Immigrants and Nonimmigrants 01-27-2010, 04:30 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,616
Posted By Canadian_Dream
That's incorrect, if you maxed out in Roth by...

That's incorrect, if you maxed out in Roth by contributing $5000 you CAN'T contribute to Traditional IRA. However you can divide the $5000 between the two IRA's. Of course if you are eligible for...
Forum: Tax, Social Security and Financial Issues for Immigrants and Nonimmigrants 01-26-2010, 02:02 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,616
Posted By Canadian_Dream
Workaround for income restriction

I just realized that there is a backdoor trick to solve the income restrictions for this year. Your friend can contribute to Traditional which has no income restriction and then immediately convert...
Forum: Tax, Social Security and Financial Issues for Immigrants and Nonimmigrants 01-25-2010, 09:31 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,616
Posted By Canadian_Dream
He can do traditional IRA every year without any...

He can do traditional IRA every year without any income restrictions. So yes technically he can do it for both 2009 (before April) and 2010. No he CANNOT contribute to Roth IRA, because of his...
Forum: Tax, Social Security and Financial Issues for Immigrants and Nonimmigrants 01-25-2010, 03:08 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,616
Posted By Canadian_Dream
IRA, Roth, Tradational

Case 1:
If you do not contribute or you do not have an employer sponsored 401K plan, open a Traditional IRA account. This will give you an instant $5000 deduction in your taxes.

Case 2:
If you...
Forum: IV Agenda and Legislative Updates 11-15-2009, 10:10 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 5,680
Posted By Canadian_Dream
Count me in as well. Things are very quiet here...

Count me in as well. Things are very quiet here at Northern Cal chapter. It used to be one of the most active chapters.
Forum: Interesting Topics 07-17-2009, 09:35 PM
Replies: 571
Views: 80,331
Posted By Canadian_Dream
20% down is a qualification criteria, you don't...

20% down is a qualification criteria, you don't have to pay it. But you MUST have it. If you assume you will work for 36 years from 22 to 58 years of age. Say you plan to buy a house at 34. That's...
Forum: Interesting Topics 07-17-2009, 08:46 PM
Replies: 571
Views: 80,331
Posted By Canadian_Dream
Affordability

Let me add my 2 cents to this interesting discussion. The lessons of 2008-09 correction teach us all a few things about the housing market. It is no longer location, location location but...
Forum: AC21 Portability after 180 days of 485 filing 03-21-2009, 03:41 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 16,170
Posted By Canadian_Dream
Desi, Time and again I have noticed that...

Desi,
Time and again I have noticed that you backed your suggestions with relevant documents. I for one, commend you for the work you do on this forum. I was almost thinking this case might set...
Forum: AC21 Portability after 180 days of 485 filing 03-20-2009, 10:32 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 16,170
Posted By Canadian_Dream
That's not right, you have to express consent...

That's not right, you have to express consent before an employer can file on your behalf. Any filing without your consent MIGHT be misrepresentation or fraud.
Forum: AC21 Portability after 180 days of 485 filing 03-20-2009, 10:30 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 16,170
Posted By Canadian_Dream
This is so confusing. But I-129 does have a...

This is so confusing. But I-129 does have a section to identifying new vs. continuing employer. Isn't moving to a new employer automatically means that new paycheck MUST come from new employer...
Forum: Retrogression, priority dates and Visa bulletins 03-06-2009, 05:28 PM
Replies: 593
Views: 64,820
Posted By Canadian_Dream
I will do $20. This FIOA is vital to the...

I will do $20. This FIOA is vital to the transparency of the system and surfacing this information would provide valuable insights that will perhaps bring closure to VB guessing games/forward...
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