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Forum: Other topics Yesterday, 08:34 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,027
Posted By KiraC
I wouldn't spend any money until I was ready to...

I wouldn't spend any money until I was ready to sell because who knows what the current "trend" will be at that time. Granite is in right now, but maybe not tomorrow.
Forum: FIRE and Money 04-14-2014, 09:21 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 2,710
Posted By KiraC
I like to watch CNBC. However, I usually just...

I like to watch CNBC. However, I usually just look at the picture because the volume is on mute where it helps weed out the noise and the screamers (Santelli and Cramer)
Forum: Other topics 03-31-2014, 11:16 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 376
Posted By KiraC
Just bought a HP OfficeJet 660 with secure...

Just bought a HP OfficeJet 660 with secure internet connection. Works great, especially for scanning!
Forum: Other topics 03-20-2014, 08:38 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 859
Posted By KiraC
Consider getting a real estate attorney. They...

Consider getting a real estate attorney. They can review all the paperwork and they cost a lot less than a realtor
Forum: Other topics 03-19-2014, 09:48 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 601
Posted By KiraC
Not sure if this works with Cable, but here's...

Not sure if this works with Cable, but here's what I'm using for OTA TV and it works great. I actually have the 1T model but have found I would have been fine with the smaller hard drive.
Purchase...
Forum: Other topics 03-19-2014, 08:06 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 601
Posted By KiraC
I have the Magnavox DVR that I bought at Walmart....

I have the Magnavox DVR that I bought at Walmart. It works great with OTA tv. I also like that if I change channels and then rewind live tv, I can still see the previous channel recording. ...
Forum: Other topics 03-16-2014, 03:03 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 268
Posted By KiraC
I loaded a plug in for my Firefox browser to stop...

I loaded a plug in for my Firefox browser to stop the videos before they can start and I updated the settings so adobe flash needs my permission to run. So far it's working to stop the video...
Forum: Other topics 03-14-2014, 09:42 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,207
Posted By KiraC
so true! I just tell them "I work for...

so true! I just tell them "I work for myself".
Forum: Travel Information 03-12-2014, 07:18 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 536
Posted By KiraC
The island isn't really too large to drive in a...

The island isn't really too large to drive in a day. I'd recommend finding a central location (we stayed in Kona) and rent a condo (check out homeaway.com). We just returned from a week on Kaua'i...
Forum: Hi, I am... 03-05-2014, 12:57 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,012
Posted By KiraC
Welcome! Have you considered ways to make...

Welcome!

Have you considered ways to make your money work for you so you could possibly earn enough from it each year so you are not drawing down your overall total?

My plan is to generate...
Forum: Stock Picking (Individual Security Analysis) 03-03-2014, 10:54 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,661
Posted By KiraC
Earnings miss on 2/28/2014. Chico's Falls on...

Earnings miss on 2/28/2014.

Chico's Falls on Q4 Earnings Miss - Analyst Blog
9:50a ET February 28, 2014 (Zacks.com) Print Shares of Fort Myers,...
Forum: Stock Picking (Individual Security Analysis) 03-03-2014, 10:26 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,661
Posted By KiraC
Check out OpE, a monthly dividend preferred

Check out OpE, a monthly dividend preferred
Forum: FIRE and Money 01-11-2014, 06:29 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 592
Posted By KiraC
Time decay will take a long time to realize any...

Time decay will take a long time to realize any profits for a 2016 call. Why not sell covered calls a couple months out? If you sold the delta 10 or delta 15 strike prices, then you'd have 85-90%...
Forum: Other topics 12-16-2013, 05:29 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,460
Posted By KiraC
I did notice something odd yesterday when I...

I did notice something odd yesterday when I turned on a football game on our OTA channel 8.1. The channel disappeared but I found it on channel 9.1. This happened one other time and I thought it...
Forum: Other topics 12-15-2013, 07:54 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,460
Posted By KiraC
Easy surfer- The only time I had channel...

Easy surfer-

The only time I had channel issues, repositioning the digital antenna fixed it. The shows I tend to record are either on CBS or IONtv and I'd say 98% of the time it records perfect. ...
Forum: Other topics 12-14-2013, 07:37 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,460
Posted By KiraC
I have the Magnavox DVR to record OTA and most of...

I have the Magnavox DVR to record OTA and most of the time the signal is good. I also have a splitter running to the TV and DVR. The digital antenna position seems to be the key for me but I have...
Forum: Other topics 11-12-2013, 08:45 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,116
Posted By KiraC
I know our local library holds a biweekly "yarn...

I know our local library holds a biweekly "yarn club" and several other gatherings of different interests. You can also check the Meetup.com website for meetings where others share common interests.
Forum: FIRE and Money 11-04-2013, 08:37 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 415
Posted By KiraC
I recently donated miles to a charity through the...

I recently donated miles to a charity through the airline web site. It's not tax deductible but it will help Make a Wish.
Forum: Life after FIRE 10-28-2013, 10:10 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,190
Posted By KiraC
https://libwww.freelibrary.org/register/getcard1.c...

https://libwww.freelibrary.org/register/getcard1.cfm

looks like you can pay for an out-of-state card at the link above. I believe in Indiana, you can buy access to a statewide card for a fee also.
Forum: Health and Early Retirement 10-24-2013, 10:56 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 817
Posted By KiraC
Thanks for the info. From what it looks like...

Thanks for the info. From what it looks like with ACA and general private insurance rates, the price fixing looks like it's back.


---- hoping to find decent insurance so we can retire
Forum: Health and Early Retirement 10-24-2013, 10:33 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 817
Posted By KiraC
I'm with you. Why can't we buy health insurance...

I'm with you. Why can't we buy health insurance like auto insurance and have health insurance transfer across state lines?

We're a mobile society and health insurance companies operate in the...
Forum: FIRE and Money 10-22-2013, 10:08 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,838
Posted By KiraC
Sitting on 90% cash right now. Strictly trading...

Sitting on 90% cash right now. Strictly trading for short term gains only.
Forum: Health and Early Retirement 10-11-2013, 09:39 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 771
Posted By KiraC
My running coach started marathons at age 50. He...

My running coach started marathons at age 50. He went on to complete nearly 150 more until he died at age 78. He did have problems, but he worked through them taking a break as was medically...
Forum: FIRE and Money 10-01-2013, 07:18 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,284
Posted By KiraC
It will be a factor for me. Too bad...

It will be a factor for me.

Too bad insurance is limited by state. If the insurance companies were able to be national and we weren't restricted by the state where we live, the insurance...
Forum: Health and Early Retirement 09-26-2013, 09:18 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,097
Posted By KiraC
When I get leg cramps, I take a potassium pill...

When I get leg cramps, I take a potassium pill and they usually disappear within 30 minutes. You can also drink a glass of orange juice which is high in potassium. The OJ seemed to work faster for...
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