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Forum: Other topics 09-08-2014, 04:28 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,092
Posted By TrvlBug
Same experience here. IMHO GE has gone the way of...

Same experience here. IMHO GE has gone the way of Maytag…used to manuf great products, but no more.
Forum: Health and Early Retirement 08-15-2014, 09:28 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,042
Posted By TrvlBug
I was told the greater risk was for vitreous...

I was told the greater risk was for vitreous (sp?) separation rather than retinal detachment. VS is very common after 50 and I have several friends who have had this at around that age. DH in his mid...
Forum: FIRE and Money 08-13-2014, 02:09 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,472
Posted By TrvlBug
This is one of the reasons I have kept most of...

This is one of the reasons I have kept most of our funds at Fidelity. A local branch is 20 minutes away and does the Medallion guarantees, notary services, etc. if I have trouble with other vendors.
Forum: Health and Early Retirement 08-13-2014, 11:22 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,042
Posted By TrvlBug
Yes you will if both eyes are set for distance....

Yes you will if both eyes are set for distance. After months of back and forth, I opted for the monofocal lens and couldn't be happier. I only had to have one eye done as my other eye's cataract is...
Forum: Other topics 08-11-2014, 02:13 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 2,388
Posted By TrvlBug
My button starter fob, never leaves my purse. I...

My button starter fob, never leaves my purse. I cannot accidentally lock my purse in the car because the outside button to lock the car will not work.

If I'm in the car with my purse, I can still...
Forum: FIRE and Money 08-08-2014, 11:54 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 580
Posted By TrvlBug
The purchase of our 8 year old home in 1997...

The purchase of our 8 year old home in 1997 included a home warranty. While on vacation in Dublin, we got a call from the house sitter that the water heater broke. 75 gal water heater was replaced by...
Forum: Other topics 08-06-2014, 01:19 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 2,388
Posted By TrvlBug
Sounds like there are a number of fob/key...

Sounds like there are a number of fob/key options. Mine is for the button starter, so key is needed to open the car if the battery in the fob dies…like it did this weekend and I forgot how it all...
Forum: Other topics 08-06-2014, 12:35 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,105
Posted By TrvlBug
I'm so sorry for your loss, Tailgate. DH and I...

I'm so sorry for your loss, Tailgate. DH and I have kitties and it is so painful when it's time to say goodbye. 3 years since we lost our last two and I still tear up when I think of them.
Forum: Other topics 08-06-2014, 12:26 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 2,388
Posted By TrvlBug
The fob works independent of the key (mine does,...

The fob works independent of the key (mine does, so I assume they all do). You could put the key in the magnetic box and hide it and keep the fob with you.
Forum: Other topics 08-04-2014, 03:52 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,000
Posted By TrvlBug
Yep, I look at it as free membership...

Yep, I look at it as free membership...
Forum: Health and Early Retirement 07-25-2014, 03:28 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,979
Posted By TrvlBug
Yep, that was my brother's cause. Both eyes, mid...

Yep, that was my brother's cause. Both eyes, mid 40s, water animal trainer and careless about eye protection.
Forum: Health and Early Retirement 07-24-2014, 11:05 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,979
Posted By TrvlBug
This is what happened to me, but at a younger...

This is what happened to me, but at a younger age, though not by much :laugh:. Opted for a mono focal lens and now have monovision, which I love. No readers, only distance prescription sunglasses for...
Forum: Other topics 07-17-2014, 10:19 AM
Replies: 263
Views: 11,958
Posted By TrvlBug
Malasia Airlines has got to be the unluckiest...

Malasia Airlines has got to be the unluckiest airline in the world. I can't imagine what family of those on that flight are going through.
Forum: FIRE and Money 07-08-2014, 04:27 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 559
Posted By TrvlBug
If you go that route, make sure the person/entity...

If you go that route, make sure the person/entity selected has adequate insurance. A well respected estate manager in Silicon Valley may/has lost her license as her boyfriend who was the Controller...
Forum: FIRE and Money 07-07-2014, 05:10 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 898
Posted By TrvlBug
At first, we were sure it was a scam of some...

At first, we were sure it was a scam of some sort! I get these cards about class action suits periodically, but have always tossed them as you're lucky if you get a few $s. And this one was so old we...
Forum: FIRE and Money 07-06-2014, 03:40 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 898
Posted By TrvlBug
We also received notice of settlement last fall...

We also received notice of settlement last fall for 2 of DH's old, old 401K accounts. Accounts no longer active so we were sent a check. As DH is over 59.5 and we were planning to do some Roth...
Forum: Other topics 07-03-2014, 10:14 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 437
Posted By TrvlBug
Very timely, thank you. I am setting up DH's...

Very timely, thank you. I am setting up DH's iPad, now mine as he hasn't touched it in about a year...happy with his iPhone :). As soon as I get done with print apps, I will be looking at scan apps.
Forum: Health and Early Retirement 07-01-2014, 09:48 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,488
Posted By TrvlBug
Nowhere as egregious as your experiences, a few...

Nowhere as egregious as your experiences, a few years ago I received a call from company X wanting my SSN as my dental office was outsourcing their billing. They stated my company's HR dept would not...
Forum: Other topics 06-28-2014, 01:38 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 2,626
Posted By TrvlBug
This brings back memories of my '94 Camaro...

This brings back memories of my '94 Camaro purchase. Salesman was also glowing about the car, appealing to my emotional side. I told him that I don't fall in love with cars. To me a car must get me...
Forum: Health and Early Retirement 06-26-2014, 10:59 AM
Replies: 1,198
Views: 44,900
Posted By TrvlBug
After several months of on and off shoulder pain,...

After several months of on and off shoulder pain, not caused by a specific injury, I finally went to the sports med dr. after severe shoulder pain after deadheading my roses. Diagnosis was shoulder...
Forum: Other topics 06-18-2014, 03:38 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 707
Posted By TrvlBug
This was going to be my response. DH says I've...

This was going to be my response. DH says I've become a gym rat :laugh:. But, I get the last laugh as I have no more sciatica (both legs), no more back pain and can sit and stand long periods of time...
Forum: Other topics 06-18-2014, 03:33 PM
Replies: 124
Views: 3,072
Posted By TrvlBug
We only go to the dealer for warranty work or...

We only go to the dealer for warranty work or unless they offer a freebie oil change :laugh:. Have never had an issue.

We have a wonderful independent shop that we use for all work. We keep our...
Forum: FIRE and Money 06-03-2014, 03:14 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,009
Posted By TrvlBug
We set up our DAF w/Fidelity about 6 years ago...

We set up our DAF w/Fidelity about 6 years ago and contribute 200% of our yearly distribution via sale of highly appreciated fund(s). This gives us a nice tax break now while building up the account...
Forum: Health and Early Retirement 05-25-2014, 10:32 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 738
Posted By TrvlBug
Thank you all for your comments. Some good...

Thank you all for your comments. Some good suggestions which I will implement. I don't plan to let the lack of or perceived lack of medical care outside the US stop us from traveling.

My...
Forum: Health and Early Retirement 05-23-2014, 05:07 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 738
Posted By TrvlBug
Medical Attention While Out of the Country

If you have a vitreal (sp?) separation, get your a$$ to the dr. and have it checked. DH, severely myopic, had this in both eyes a few years ago so I was very familiar with the issues, so when I had...
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