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Why? Except for the rent all the rest is the same everywhere.

Posted By: nm on 2005-09-13
In Reply to: You need to move. That is terrible. Bless you. - Gosh


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Is this w/the built-in hand rest? Touch was nice, but the rest made my palms achey. Didn't
Ask a tax guy. Since you pay rent, I would think so
MT for rent?

MTSO 1 needs MT but for some reason hasn't been able to fill the position(s) so subcontracts with MTSO 2 to use #2s employees for #1s work.  MTSO 2 goes and hires  MTs who will remain employees of MTSO 2 but do all their work through MTSO 1's server.

Anyone heard of something like this?  They do not disclose the name of MTSO 1 when asked.

Anyone here rent a computer from MQ? I have a ?...

Did you fill out paperwork before you rented the computer?  Did they immediately start deducting the cost from your pay for rental?

I've never filled out any paperwork for my computer, it was just mailed to me.  Haven't seen rental deductions either.  Did I do something wrong? 

No you didn't. You said you won't rent from him
Can you rent a car for about the same amount? sm
That way you could come and go as you pleased! 
No rent that I know of, but cheaper to buy used on e-bay. nm
Yup! And newbies have to pay the rent and eat, too -
How do you rent a car without credit card?
I only use my debit card now.  However, how do you rent a rental car without a credit card?
My rent, alone, is $1400. Including sm
utilities and everything else, probably about $3600, and I live alone.
For most the mortgage/rent is the most expensive.



Maybe it's paid for so she doesn't have to pay any rent.
And that's why she kept it.  She did say in a post she doesn't earn much doing medical transcription.  At least it's a roof over head head. Cut her some slack would ya?
Are there any places that rent C-phones? sm

I don't mean companies that you work for, but some independent company that you could rent one from.   I had one for a long time, but then the company I work for went to wav files, and foolishly, I got rid of my C-phone.  Now I have an opportunity at another company that requires a C-phone, but they don't supply them or rent them.  Before buying something and then finding out the company stinks, I thought it would be nice to rent one.  Maybe this is a farfetched idea, but thought I'd ask.


Well...let's see. In 4 years rent in our area has increased at least $500/mo.
Health insurance has gone up.  Cost of prescription drugs has increased.   Food has increased.  Gasoline prices are now over $3 a gallon ($2.69 a gallon BEFORE the storm).  Now they're saying that we can expect a 20% increase in our electric bills and up to 71% increase in our heating/fuel bills.  All these increases and I've had a 40% CUT in pay.   You can believe any paper, magazine, TV news show, or politician you want to believe.  I believe my paycheck and my bills. 
Yes, hound the renters every 5 days and at least get 1/2 of their rent

and then collect again in another 2 weeks.

Also, is the house a done deal? Can you back out of the purchase even if you took a loss? That might be the better way to go.

Lastly, you said your SUV took 30 bucks in gas. Is your SUV paid for and if so, can you sell it to get something more economical on gas? That might be an option until things get better.

Truly, these are just suggestions, meaning no disrespect.

Again, best of luck with everything!

What's *realistic* is that after I've paid my rent, (sm)
my utility bill, my car insurance, my ISP & phone bills, my medical co-payments, dental bill, etc., I usually have a choice between eating or buying gasoline. So currently my car sits in the carport, fuel-less and rarely driven, but insured - just so that I can continue my close relationship with Chef Boy-Ar-Dee and day-old (or older) bread.
If you think you can claim a part of rent as propety tax you can't.
It probably asks if you rent because then there would be no property taxes to claim.  If you owned then there would be property taxes.  It s/l it is walking you through the steps.  You can claim property taxes for vehicles, but you have incurred no property taxes as you don't own your residence.   I'm sure property taxes are considered when they decide how much to charge for rent, but who ever owns the property is paying the taxes and not you. 
i'd suggest rent space on a system
I'd suggest you rent space on a system and skip the inital outlay of your money, tying up a phone line at home for the doc to call in.

A lady in the Seattle, Washington area has a system she rents space on. You can contact her at talk2meinc@aol.com

Good luck!!
If the softener doesn't work, then rent a steamer. nm
Made $5,500/yr. with full benefits at hospital. Rent 175.00. Car 75.00
I think back then we made more than the average secretary and the cost of living (Morgantown, WV) was low. I just remember that I had raises every year, one for performance and another for cost of living raises. My pay went up a few thousand every year with the raises, that much I recall. This was in 1977. West Virginia University Hospital. We had to be there at 8:15, one hour paid lunch, two 15 minute breaks and went home at 3:15. My supervisor sometimes took naps in the employee lounge. She was kick back. I learned how to speed read by researching Dorland's but terminology was not too out of the ordinary from what I recall. People who were ill back then had the usual problems (gallbladder, kidney stones, etc).

Rent an RV and go anywhere you would like -- My hubby and 3 dogs went across country last year and
had a great time!  Also, Gatlinburg, TN has wonderful cabins that are pet friendly and lots for the kids to do, although more in the summertime. 
Question inside about Renting from Rent-A Center. sm

What was your expeience?  Is it very expensive?  I was thinking about renting a laptop computer to use for work on vacation for a couple of weeks and not ready to invest in purchasing a new laptop yet.  Can you rent things for about a month or do they require longer?

Thanks for any help you guys might give.');>


Any ideas on how to get a cheap rental car? I haven't had to rent a car

in a very long time.

thanks so much!

OK. Now if your husband is bringing you down by his mental illness and not paying rent
(is husband able to work? how deep is this mental illness? did he have money to pay rent and spent it elsewhere?) then maybe you should think about leaving him rather than placing your kids in any kind of foster care. That has to be traumatic but then so does living on the street. Speaking of placing your children in foster care while you get yourself OK in the head, what is your problem at this point. You see, if there is a lot of arguing and a dysfunctional family living on the streets, then foster care to permanent placement may be better for them. I just don't quite understand how you got into this mess and if these are mental health issues on both your part and your husband's I would look into placing the children. BTW, how old are they?

So all things considered if you don't have any issues other than depression because of a lack of a place to live and your husband's mental health, I would go to a family member or church and BEG for help sorting your life out. If there is more than that going on, including maybe substance abuse along with permanent mental health issues that will keep you from caring for your children, yes I would seek placement for them. And I would seek PERMANENT placement rather than foster care which I would think would be more traumatic for your children.
Yes, 13.50 wouldn't rent you a studio apartment where I live. And agree
True but that is to cover the expenses like rent, office supplies, sm
manager salaries. That does not include payroll that is based on service.

A good example woould be this: You are starting a book store. You need to plan the original inventory and six months worth of expenses. If you sell that inventory, you use the money from that to buy more books. If you do not sell any at first, you can stay in business for six months while you get noticed.

With transcription or any service business, you need enough in the bank to cover the same expenses, those that can keep you afloat while building your client base. However, you only hire more people as you get more customers. The payroll does not figure into the 6 months as it is based on what you provide, whereas the 6 months takes into account what it takes to get it going even if you do not have 1 employee.

Very, very few companies can have $800,000 lying around. If they did, they probably would need to invest it in equipment or spend it in other ways or the IRS would consider it profit and tax the heck out of it!
All I can say is rest when you need it and - sm
listen to the docs.  I, personally, have not had cancer but after dealing with my 5-y/o Wilm's tumor (kidney cancer) this year, our family has been but through the wringer.  Jen handled her chemo great, lost her hair with 2 treatments to go (had 14).  Kids are great about that though, got a little self-conscious but after a few minutes in a new place would forget she had no hair. I got her a couple hats for the sun and for her to feel better too. Painted her head one day, had fun with it.  She had good days and bad of course, but for the most part handled it all very well.  Just had a clean ultrasound and chest x-ray today, yeah!  She looks like a little boy now, with dirty blond hair (was an incredible shade of red before), with now the roots growing a new color, a strawberry blond/red, really pretty.  So if you do lose your hair it may grow in different (probably will).  Jen's was very fine before, now it is a lot thicker, still straight as a board though as it was.  You may lose some weight too, but after chemo is done you will regain it once you get your appetite back.  Best wishes to you and feel free to email !
Just take out 1/3 of the mix so far and add only 2/3 of rest
If she's like the rest of us MTs out there...
She's doing an excellent job and just wishes the docs would WAKE UP and start doing the same. Docs ARE incompetent for the most part, and that's sad. But you go ahead and think they walk on water, honey. When they amputate the wrong leg during your operation, you'll be the first to scream, LAWSUIT!!!!
How is this different from the rest of us?
I haven't said this before, but I've been thinking it.  So the suits only think about the bottom line and the doctors don't care whose jobs go overseas as long as it isn't theirs.  How are we any different?  How many of us cared that textile/garment workers jobs went overseas?  Until the lead paint scare, how many of us cared that toy making jobs were going overseas?  Do we stop buying the latest electronic gadgets, not to mention computers, because they are virtually all made overseas now?  For the most part, we didn't worry about those jobs, so why would anyone care about ours?  Wal-Mart, K-Mart and the other low-price retailers push their suppliers for ever cheaper products, and plants overseas are the best suppliers.  Have we stopped shopping there, or is price all we care about, too?
about themselves? Help the rest of us
I think it is wonderful that you are making so much money. Why don't you help the rest of out and share your secretes? Please...I need all the help I can get at 7 cpl.
The rest of the world
Thinks Americans are suckers. We help everybody, give money away to everybody, and then they all turn on us. I'm beginning to think they are right-- we ARE suckers! Maybe it's time to tell the rest of the world to take care of their OWN people and problems for a change.
I rest my case.
But then how will you be different from the rest of the kids?

I rest my case. nm
foot rest
So do you put both feet and the pedal on the foot rest?
Foot rest
I also would like to know if anyone has an idea for a foot rest.  I also have swollen feet at the end of the day.  I looked at my daughter-in-law's foot stool for breast feeding and thought it might work since it is slanted.  Off to Google this and see what I can find.
foot rest - sm
I found mine by Googling foot rest. You'll find lots of them, all shapes, sizes, and prices. I think mine came from Fellows, but cannot remember now. I love it. No more backache. Good luck with your search.
rest in peace!!!!
Don't know what it is. :( Can you rest them on a heating pad in your lap before and while
I agree with the rest
Run, do not walk, away from this account.  One day you won't be paid at all.  I would rather not get paid for not working than not get paid because somebody kept the money that I had worked for.
When typing, do you rest your --sm
wrists on the keyboard tray or hold them up in the air?  Am having arm pain and have tried both ways but do not notice any difference.
Get some well-deserved rest (sm)
you are NOT a machine!  Take some time and rest up, especially if you aren't feeling well.  No one should have to endure that in this profession.  Helping out is one thing, being taken advantage of is another.  Get Well Soon!
Would you give it a rest already?
The "compliment" (not complement) was meant for the person who correctly identified this as a pyramid scheme..

And would you give the "His hand was with me" hoo ha a rest? There are plenty who fall for this type of manipulation but I hope that none of them are on this board...

please go troll elsewhere.
OP could do like the rest of us----- research,
OH PLEASE give this a rest!!!
I VOTED FOR CLINTON TWICE so I'm not a hater per se. That said, AFTER the fact I started educating myself about the facts with regard to U.S. POLITICS. Its enough to m ake you RETCH.


Before you start saying Democrats are better than Republicans about this or that issue - do some research: THEY ARE THE SAME party!


BOTH PARTIES ARE CORRUPT TO THE GILLS - why are AMERICANS SO AWARE OF THIS yet also so willing to keep supporting only these 'two' parties!

I just don't get it. If you know you are being scammed, why do you keep buying their lies?

can't speak for the rest of them
I know one MTSO who was going to put on an ad and has backed off with what has been going on with the ownership of the board. I think it's just like the number of postings being down - people are on here but are hesitating because they're not sure if everything is okay. I think if you give it a little more time you'll see more and more ads come back on as people relax about the board again.
just have to roll with the punches, which somehow have eluded her.
Are you able to rest your arms?
Maybe arm rests? They helped me for a while until I started getting carpal tunnel symptoms from not having my hands properly positioned (due to resting my elbows on my arm rests). Needless to say, got rid of the arm rests and after a while, the pain just went away (both in wrists/hands and shoulders/back). However, I do have quite severe knots if you ever feel my shoulders :)
Just take what you want and leave the rest! :D nm
Might be able to rent one from an office supply or office machine repair shop