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Forum: Health and Early Retirement 08-27-2015, 02:15 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,143
Posted By TrvlBug
DH drinks herbal teas (no caffeine)...his...

DH drinks herbal teas (no caffeine)...his favorite is the Celestial berry flavored with water for a change. I drink water and for a change, some club soda. I have several glass pitchers in the fridge...
Forum: Health and Early Retirement 08-26-2015, 11:57 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,078
Posted By TrvlBug
I've always had high BP and am on meds (family...

I've always had high BP and am on meds (family history on mother's side) and monitored it periodically. I am now monitoring it daily & at different times of the day because I started losing...
Forum: FIRE and Money 08-22-2015, 07:57 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 623
Posted By TrvlBug
Nope, not Fidelity Wealth Advisor Solutions or...

Nope, not Fidelity Wealth Advisor Solutions or anything else on their website. The dept/program is not publicized on their site. It is interesting and I will be getting into the detail with them...
Forum: FIRE and Money 08-20-2015, 09:26 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 623
Posted By TrvlBug
Fidelity's Private Wealth Mgmt Team Question

Does anyone have experience with this level of financial service? Can you share the good, the bad, the ugly? I googled, but can't seem to find any info on this 'department' of Fido.

Some...
Forum: Other topics 08-16-2015, 09:36 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 280
Posted By TrvlBug
Medical Alert Systerms

DH and I are researching these devices for 93 year old MIL as she goes in for foot surgery in the fall. As she is still mobile, albeit limited, we are looking at coverage away from home as well as...
Forum: FIRE and Money 08-13-2015, 11:49 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 736
Posted By TrvlBug
Thank you for your comments. It appears that...

Thank you for your comments. It appears that there's no clear cut answer which is what I was hoping for. I haven't heard from her since our telecon Monday morning. She has the action item of...
Forum: Health and Early Retirement 08-11-2015, 07:11 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 835
Posted By TrvlBug
Congratulations Tailgate...that's a great...

Congratulations Tailgate...that's a great accomplishment.

I quit smoking just over 34 years ago, cold turkey after trying probably at least a dozen times. I knew that if i didn't, I would have...
Forum: FIRE and Money 08-10-2015, 09:47 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 736
Posted By TrvlBug
Reason I have terminated is because, in no...

Reason I have terminated is because, in no particular priority order, she simply doesn't listen to my needs/wants, is slow to respond (it took 5 e-mails and 1 phone call over 8 days to get some...
Forum: FIRE and Money 08-10-2015, 02:25 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 736
Posted By TrvlBug
Termination of Flat Fee Contract Billing Issue

I think I know the answer, however, after getting nowhere on an internet search, I thought I'd ask here.

We signed a contract with an interior designer for design including detailed drawing for...
Forum: FIRE and Money 08-07-2015, 02:43 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,826
Posted By TrvlBug
Fido AmEx and WFB Visa, both give me 2% cash back...

Fido AmEx and WFB Visa, both give me 2% cash back on everything. Have racked up over $1K within the last 6 mos. with our remodeling. I anticipate another $4-5K before we're done next year :dance:.
Forum: Other topics 08-04-2015, 02:41 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,225
Posted By TrvlBug
The battery in every watch you own, and I own a...

The battery in every watch you own, and I own a lot of watches, is dead...:facepalm:

I had need of a watch last week, but had to rely on my cell.
Forum: FIRE and Money 07-21-2015, 06:55 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,342
Posted By TrvlBug
It appears the change was made at the very end of...

It appears the change was made at the very end of April. Our anniversary is in May. Another site had extensive discussion about the change and everyone with anniv dates at very end of April and later...
Forum: FIRE and Money 07-21-2015, 03:25 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,342
Posted By TrvlBug
They have recently changed the 6 mos. to 12 mos....

They have recently changed the 6 mos. to 12 mos. This will be the first time in a few years we have been able to use the certificate. You may have to make the reservation within 6 mos., but use has...
Forum: FIRE and Money 07-17-2015, 03:46 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,342
Posted By TrvlBug
Cash back for me...2% on all purchases on my AmEx...

Cash back for me...2% on all purchases on my AmEx and a Visa card. I also have a hotel card that gives me 5x points when used for hotel charges as well as 1 free night per year. Yearly charges on...
Forum: Other topics 07-17-2015, 12:46 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,916
Posted By TrvlBug
My KenKen's won't work w/o flash, so I'm stuck...

My KenKen's won't work w/o flash, so I'm stuck with it.
Forum: FIRE and Money 06-15-2015, 01:31 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,729
Posted By TrvlBug
My mom died at home and we sold the house w/in...

My mom died at home and we sold the house w/in the year in the late 90s (SF Bay Area). Multiple offers. A violent death might be different, but then again, it would depend on the housing market in...
Forum: Travel Information 06-15-2015, 01:18 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,611
Posted By TrvlBug
A couple of winery suggestions: Castello di...

A couple of winery suggestions:

Castello di Amorosa also known as the 'Castle.' The tour is well worth the $ and their wines are excellent.

St. Francis Winery has a wonderful set lunch with...
Forum: Other topics 06-11-2015, 08:12 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 567
Posted By TrvlBug
I'm so sorry for your loss...it doesn't get...

I'm so sorry for your loss...it doesn't get easier. We lost our girls at 19+/- about 4 years ago and it's been just recently that I don't tear up when thinking about them.

We had thought about...
Forum: Other topics 06-11-2015, 07:57 PM
Replies: 847
Views: 40,224
Posted By TrvlBug
I haven't read the entire thread, so don't know...

I haven't read the entire thread, so don't know if this has been addressed. But has anyone noticed that Amazon's prices are, in some/many(?) cases, higher than ordering direct from the company?

I...
Forum: Other topics 06-09-2015, 04:23 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 541
Posted By TrvlBug
I tried to file a complaint years ago and due to...

I tried to file a complaint years ago and due to the onerous process as described above, gave up. I do check firms out with the BBB figuring if they have complaints, it's time to move on to another...
Forum: Other topics 06-07-2015, 06:29 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 422
Posted By TrvlBug
All I've read about arbitration vs. court, is to...

All I've read about arbitration vs. court, is to avoid arbitration at all costs. We're going to be doing some big $ remodeling and if the GC insists on arbitration, they will not be on our short list.
Forum: Other topics 06-07-2015, 03:27 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,333
Posted By TrvlBug
DH and I have a policy of no computers on...

DH and I have a policy of no computers on vacations. That is until I decided to bring along the iPad last year. Now even on vacations I check e-mail 2x/day and do a couple of sudokos and ken-kens. DH...
Forum: Other topics 06-07-2015, 11:45 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 422
Posted By TrvlBug
In general, the only contracts I read are...

In general, the only contracts I read are service/warranty contracts. Can't wait until we engage the general contractor for our remodeling.
Forum: Other topics 06-06-2015, 04:02 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 354
Posted By TrvlBug
What he said. I have both, a color all in one for...

What he said. I have both, a color all in one for occasional color printing and a cheap b&w Brother laser for all my other printing. I buy 3rd party ink thru Amazon for both. A cheap Brother with...
Forum: Other topics 06-06-2015, 01:08 PM
Replies: 134
Views: 5,448
Posted By TrvlBug
OP here. As many of you, I have discovered the...

OP here. As many of you, I have discovered the overlooked bottled water or soda at the bottom of my grocery cart once I unload at the car. The reason I don't go back is because there have been a time...
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