Ganesh Sittampalam

St. Neots, United Kingdom

earth.li/~ganesh

Age: 36

Software developer with a strong interest in functional programming - mostly using F# at work and Haskell for hobby stuff.

In my spare time I'm one of the developers of darcs, and also a volunteer administrator for WhatDoTheyKnow.com.

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reviewed No Action Needed How can certain credit card payment patterns affect my credit score?
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reviewed No Action Needed Should I open a credit card when I turn 18 just to start a credit score?
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comment Should I convert some of my money into US dollars now?
I think this question could actually be rescued, and it would fit with the existing answer, by rephrasing it as "If I think the Canadian dollar is quite low, should I..."
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reviewed Reviewed What are the limitations of prepaid payment cards (compared to credit cards)?
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reviewed Close Should I convert some of my money into US dollars now?
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comment How authorization and capture plays a part in crypto currency transfer during an online shop payment?
Bear in mind there's no guarantee it's on-topic anywhere on StackExchange - check what's on-topic before posting to any other site as well.
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reviewed Close How authorization and capture plays a part in crypto currency transfer during an online shop payment?
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comment Personal budget forecast/tracking solution
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reviewed Reviewed Starting new job - no money
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reviewed Reviewed In the event of a corporate spin-off, how can I calculate the correct cost basis for each company's shares?
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comment As a contractor, should I overpay my mortgage or contribute to a pension?
Mortgage interest is compounded; it's the payments that are flat over the life of the mortgage.
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reviewed Reviewed What would be the best option for investment?
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comment What would be the best option for investment?
Welcome to Personal Finance & Money! I'm afraid this question is much too broad for this site in its current form. There are either too many possible answers and a comprehensive answer would be much too long for this format. Please add details, for example of more specific problem that you face to isolate an issue that can be answered in a few paragraphs.
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reviewed Reviewed How does the U.S. wash sale replacement stock rule work?
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comment My company handed me a letter today telling me I owe them money because they overpaid me. What can I do about it?
I'm closing this question as off-topic at the request of the original poster, it's now posted at law.stackexchange.com/questions/16/… (currently in private beta)
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reviewed No Action Needed 2 names on US tax refund, filed as 'single'
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revised How are the shares rounded off when companies merge?
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answered What is the best, low risk investment I can make now?
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reviewed Reviewed losing 10% return need gain off 11.11% to original capital: What is the theory called
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