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Forum: FIRE and Money 12-14-2017, 07:57 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 4,088
Posted By VanWinkle
They will allow you to write an additional check...

They will allow you to write an additional check to the Dept of Revenue for any amount you feel is appropriate over what you owe by law. You know they know how to spend it better.......
Forum: FIRE and Money 12-13-2017, 07:20 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 494
Posted By VanWinkle
+1

+1
Forum: Other topics 12-13-2017, 07:17 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 2,725
Posted By VanWinkle
"Nobody cares what your life looks like more than...

"Nobody cares what your life looks like more than you do, so make it happen"

Not sure if anyone else said it, but I do all the time.
Forum: FIRE and Money 12-13-2017, 07:14 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 895
Posted By VanWinkle
This ssa.gov calculator will give you the...

This ssa.gov calculator will give you the percentage of full retirement amount that you and spouse will receive at each age. Just get your full retirement amount and apply the percentage at the age...
Forum: Hi, I am... 12-12-2017, 10:34 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 826
Posted By VanWinkle
Putting all of your 200K in an annuity would be a...

Putting all of your 200K in an annuity would be a mistake in my opinion. You need some liquidity and having an annuity with no safety stash could be a problem. You don't mention Social Security and...
Forum: Stock Picking and Market Strategy 12-12-2017, 10:23 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 780
Posted By VanWinkle
Earned income is needed to reduce SS payments...

Earned income is needed to reduce SS payments prior to full retirement age. Earned income must be below about 16200 per year from 62 to 65 or they take back 1 for every 2 dollars over the annual...
Forum: FIRE and Money 12-12-2017, 10:18 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 3,117
Posted By VanWinkle
+1 I agree with GrayHare. I think the step up...

+1 I agree with GrayHare. I think the step up basis is where the tax code should change. Simply taxing based on dying seems like confiscation to me. Taxation based on capital gains that are reset...
Forum: FIRE and Money 12-12-2017, 02:10 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 762
Posted By VanWinkle
+1 to this There is no reconciliation for...

+1 to this

There is no reconciliation for the cost sharing subsidies(lower deductible and out of pocket max) so no penalty if you actually make more than you thought. The penalty for premium...
Forum: FIRE and Money 12-11-2017, 09:48 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 392
Posted By VanWinkle
Note that dividends and capital gains may not...

Note that dividends and capital gains may not increase your actual tax liability, but they definitely affect your subsidies. Be very careful about controlling the amount of cap gains and don't even...
Forum: FIRE and Money 12-11-2017, 09:46 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 392
Posted By VanWinkle
Use the actual ACA site to adjust your income and...

Use the actual ACA site to adjust your income and see the results on subsidies.

https://www.healthcare.gov/see-plans/
Forum: FIRE and Money 12-10-2017, 05:02 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 5,977
Posted By VanWinkle
12/19 DOR and 12/21 pay date from memory

12/19 DOR and 12/21 pay date from memory
Forum: Hi, I am... 12-10-2017, 03:25 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 563
Posted By VanWinkle
Welcome back and congrats on the ER. It gets...

Welcome back and congrats on the ER. It gets better every day!

VW
Forum: FIRE and Money 12-10-2017, 03:21 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 545
Posted By VanWinkle
It appears your state does not tax capital gains...

It appears your state does not tax capital gains as income, so you are good there. Some states, like Illinois tax cap gains at 3 to 5%. I was going to harvest some gains to reset the cost, but I...
Forum: Health and Early Retirement 12-10-2017, 09:49 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,753
Posted By VanWinkle
As an update, he is still in ICU but is talking...

As an update, he is still in ICU but is talking and thanking everyone for prayers that were answered. It appears that he will have a full recovery, although he is getting a boatload of prescriptions...
Forum: FIRE and Money 12-10-2017, 08:11 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,907
Posted By VanWinkle
I knew you were alive!!!!

I knew you were alive!!!!
Forum: Stock Picking and Market Strategy 12-09-2017, 10:21 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 733
Posted By VanWinkle
And you will still own some of it inside...

And you will still own some of it inside Wellington I would bet.....

better diversification for sure.
Forum: Health and Early Retirement 12-09-2017, 05:30 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 804
Posted By VanWinkle
In before the Lock;D

In before the Lock;D
Forum: Stock Picking and Market Strategy 12-09-2017, 05:23 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 733
Posted By VanWinkle
Did the same thing in 2014 and never looked back....

Did the same thing in 2014 and never looked back. Sold Chevron and BP after inherited.
Forum: FIRE and Money 12-08-2017, 10:28 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,699
Posted By VanWinkle
I think the plan depends on the percentage of...

I think the plan depends on the percentage of your 401k/iras that you would have to draw to make it to 70 for him. In addition to getting an increased benefit at 70, you also need to have the...
Forum: FIRE and Money 12-08-2017, 01:12 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 4,088
Posted By VanWinkle
I never really thought about it that...

I never really thought about it that way:facepalm:

but it does make some sense that before tax dollars are being taxed when taken out.

However paying tax on a "tax" seems a little underhanded...
Forum: Health and Early Retirement 12-08-2017, 01:05 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,753
Posted By VanWinkle
Can I see the Doctor please??

This post is about a great guy (happens to be my brother-in-law) with a wife and 2 grown daughters. On Dec 2nd 2017, he turned 58 and gave his youngest daughter away at a beautiful wedding ceremony....
Forum: Other topics 12-08-2017, 12:47 PM
Replies: 170
Views: 5,112
Posted By VanWinkle
My wife was a waitress before she retired, and...

My wife was a waitress before she retired, and yes we did have SEX :dance:

"blushing" VW
Forum: FIRE and Money 12-05-2017, 08:17 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 2,241
Posted By VanWinkle
Paperless here for all investing and monthly...

Paperless here for all investing and monthly bills.
Forum: Young Dreamers 12-05-2017, 08:06 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 751
Posted By VanWinkle
Before retirement, I received yearly bonuses that...

Before retirement, I received yearly bonuses that were on top of my 401K match. I was maxing out on the after 50- 24000 per year 401K and putting 6500 for DW and I into Roths. I would save 1/2 of...
Forum: Other topics 12-04-2017, 08:41 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 563
Posted By VanWinkle
I bought my first laser printer, a brother, and...

I bought my first laser printer, a brother, and it is great for my black and white printing. I don't print photos or color of any kind. I buy replacement toner from LD products at a discount to...
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