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Forum: FIRE and Money Yesterday, 05:23 PM
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Posted By RonBoyd
For the Financial Nerds amongst us: A Bernanke BLOG

Blogging Bernanke Says He Didn’t ‘Throw Seniors Under the Bus’ (http://www.thefiscaltimes.com/2015/03/30/Blogging-Bernanke-Says-He-Didn-t-Throw-Seniors-Under-Bus)







The BLOG's URL:...
Forum: Health and Early Retirement 03-29-2015, 05:00 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 859
Posted By RonBoyd
"Hope springs eternal." (But you make a...

"Hope springs eternal."

(But you make a valid point. Perhaps it is time for another two year hiatus? ... I hope not. )
Forum: Health and Early Retirement 03-29-2015, 01:51 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 859
Posted By RonBoyd
I, too, am tired of this subject. Until something...

I, too, am tired of this subject. Until something (truly) new comes along, the archives should provide anyone/everyone more than enough "evidence" to support whatever one believes.
Forum: FIRE and Money 03-28-2015, 04:52 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,262
Posted By RonBoyd
When It Comes to Money, Your Gut Is Your Best Guide

When It Comes to Money, Your Gut Is Your Best Guide (http://www.thefiscaltimes.com/2015/03/28/When-It-Comes-Money-Your-Gut-Your-Best-Guide)





A great quote (always been one of my guiding...
Forum: FIRE and Money 03-27-2015, 08:40 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,407
Posted By RonBoyd
Money can buy happiness... I knew it!

Six science-based ways that money actually CAN buy happiness (http://www.washingtonpost.com/news/inspired-life/wp/2015/03/26/six-science-based-ways-that-money-actually-can-buy-happiness/)


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Forum: Other topics 03-26-2015, 05:07 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 456
Posted By RonBoyd
Exciting time we live in: Panama Canal

Only a hundred years ago, my grandfather was in the US Army Paymaster Corp in Panama as the Canal was being built (I even had a Aunt who was born there). Amazing how much we have advanced in such a...
Forum: FIRE and Money 03-26-2015, 02:23 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 2,462
Posted By RonBoyd
Yeah, and when did money stop making "trading...

Yeah, and when did money stop making "trading goods and services easier"? I somehow missed that... both the question and the fact.
Forum: Life after FIRE 03-25-2015, 05:41 PM
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Views: 81,004
Posted By RonBoyd
Still a great place to be. (We are...

Still a great place to be.

(We are camping, this week, on the beach in Los Angeles. <big grin> We will be in Phoenix in a couple weeks however.)
Forum: Life after FIRE 03-25-2015, 01:54 PM
Replies: 2,195
Views: 81,004
Posted By RonBoyd
Terrific! Were you in one of the vehicles in the...

Terrific! Were you in one of the vehicles in the shot?
Forum: Health and Early Retirement 03-24-2015, 03:03 PM
Replies: 127
Views: 5,258
Posted By RonBoyd
Yes, that would concern me too. Very concerning,...

Yes, that would concern me too. Very concerning, actually.

Scratches and even cuts (kitchen accidents) seem to stop bleeding fairly easily for me. At least, I don't do anything extraordinary to...
Forum: Health and Early Retirement 03-24-2015, 02:44 PM
Replies: 127
Views: 5,258
Posted By RonBoyd
Yes, I am aware of all that (see my Post #48 in...

Yes, I am aware of all that (see my Post #48 in this thread).

You would not be a "bleeder" if your INR is between 2 & 3... I am told. Needing a blood thinner is, of course, a side effect of AFib...
Forum: Health and Early Retirement 03-24-2015, 02:14 PM
Replies: 127
Views: 5,258
Posted By RonBoyd
What negative (side?) effects of Coumadin have...

What negative (side?) effects of Coumadin have you had? Or are having?
Forum: Health and Early Retirement 03-18-2015, 01:23 PM
Replies: 127
Views: 5,258
Posted By RonBoyd
Very interesting. I am a sucker for gadgets. I...

Very interesting. I am a sucker for gadgets. I checked to see if I could download the software to my BlackBerry Passport and it seemed to be compatible. Of course, you need the device... a quite...
Forum: FIRE and Money 03-18-2015, 09:15 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,539
Posted By RonBoyd
Although the link reads RMD Calculator.xls...

Although the link reads RMD Calculator.xls (http://www.early-retirement.org/forums/attachment.php?attachmentid=21310&d=1426628352) , the actual file is "attachment.php." What program opens such a...
Forum: Health and Early Retirement 03-17-2015, 06:42 PM
Replies: 127
Views: 5,258
Posted By RonBoyd
Yeah, I was under general anesthesia when they...

Yeah, I was under general anesthesia when they did mine. The only negative result that I had was similar to a bad sunburn on a square section of my chest and back.

Unfortunately, they had...
Forum: Health and Early Retirement 03-16-2015, 06:58 PM
Replies: 127
Views: 5,258
Posted By RonBoyd
Yeah, I forgot about the echocardiograms. I had...

Yeah, I forgot about the echocardiograms. I had two types. The first was the Transesophageal Echocardiogram ...
Forum: Health and Early Retirement 03-16-2015, 02:42 PM
Replies: 127
Views: 5,258
Posted By RonBoyd
I have been on warfarin (Coumadin) for fifteen...

I have been on warfarin (Coumadin) for fifteen years and rarely need to adjust the dosage. And, even then, it is very minor... a half tablet a week up or down.

The upside is that I use an office...
Forum: Health and Early Retirement 03-16-2015, 01:38 PM
Replies: 127
Views: 5,258
Posted By RonBoyd
You do know that you should not have driven...

You do know that you should not have driven yourself if you suspected a heart problem, don't you? Oh, the embarrassment of waking up in the hospital... Best case scenario that is.
Forum: Health and Early Retirement 03-16-2015, 01:31 PM
Replies: 127
Views: 5,258
Posted By RonBoyd
Dizziness is a symptom of A. Fib. (if the heart...

Dizziness is a symptom of A. Fib. (if the heart beats too rapidly, it becomes inefficient as a pump, and blood supply to the brain becomes an issue.) I (non-medical opinion) would doubt the two are...
Forum: Health and Early Retirement 03-16-2015, 11:23 AM
Replies: 127
Views: 5,258
Posted By RonBoyd
A normal resting heart rate for adults ranges...

A normal resting heart rate for adults ranges from 60 to 100 beats a minute.

Here is a Google search ...
Forum: Other topics 03-16-2015, 11:16 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 729
Posted By RonBoyd
Nevertheless, a bunch of us are doing our level...

Nevertheless, a bunch of us are doing our level best to have the time run out at the very moment the money runs out. Very few will head the nail on the head. I, personally, wish to be one of those on...
Forum: Health and Early Retirement 03-16-2015, 11:08 AM
Replies: 127
Views: 5,258
Posted By RonBoyd
Alan, I have had A Fib for about fifteen years...

Alan, I have had A Fib for about fifteen years now. The important thing to know when you are first diagnosed is, in and of itself, it is not life-threatening. (I speak from experience about how...
Forum: Other topics 03-15-2015, 09:49 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 729
Posted By RonBoyd
FireCalc, probably.

FireCalc, probably.
Forum: Life after FIRE 03-15-2015, 04:14 PM
Replies: 495
Views: 18,167
Posted By RonBoyd
Explanade, I fully support your position. I was...

Explanade, I fully support your position. I was just saying that that you shouldn't let a few bad guys ruin your day. In other words, I kinda trust Amazon to police the market... they have too much...
Forum: Life after FIRE 03-15-2015, 04:05 PM
Replies: 495
Views: 18,167
Posted By RonBoyd
My suggestion would be to do your due diligence...

My suggestion would be to do your due diligence -- for instance, check the Return policy of the particular Amazon entity prior to committing. This for, for example, is the Amazon.com policy:

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