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Forum: Other topics 02-21-2014, 06:24 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 766
Posted By winger
I delete emails, but never empty the trash. It...

I delete emails, but never empty the trash. It has come in handy many times. I have plenty of room on my laptop and the Gmail servers, so why not use it?
Forum: Life after FIRE 02-07-2014, 06:45 PM
Replies: 14,674
Views: 667,738
Posted By winger
Went to my dentist in Progresso, Mexico this...

Went to my dentist in Progresso, Mexico this morning. Had a dental cleaning Tuesday, he showed me a cracked tooth I have , probably from grinding my teeth. He fixed my cracked tooth, and made me a...
Forum: Travel Information 01-19-2014, 08:05 AM
Replies: 1,582
Views: 76,071
Posted By winger
Going on a one month Pacific cruise to central...

Going on a one month Pacific cruise to central and south America. Farthest south is Lima, Peru for 3 days.
Forum: Other topics 01-04-2014, 03:42 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 2,765
Posted By winger
Tattoos are fine, just can't think of anything I...

Tattoos are fine, just can't think of anything I feel that strongly about.
Forum: Other topics 11-21-2013, 09:14 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 329
Posted By winger
I've had "Live at the Fillmore East" in Album, 8...

I've had "Live at the Fillmore East" in Album, 8 Track, Cassette and now CD. Still in "Favorites" rotation after all these years. It came out mid-year 1971, so.......42 years.
Forum: FIRE and Money 11-17-2013, 08:51 AM
Replies: 191
Views: 8,470
Posted By winger
We have a $600 per month budget for groceries,...

We have a $600 per month budget for groceries, and $300 for eating out. We track it on Mint, which can show any way payment is made.

For us, groceries is broader than just food. Cleaning...
Forum: Health and Early Retirement 11-14-2013, 12:05 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,080
Posted By winger
Don't forget, insurance companies caused these...

Don't forget, insurance companies caused these problems to begin with. Selling lousy policies, and excluding pre-existing conditions. Our current system is broken, and needed fixed. Change is...
Forum: Life after FIRE 11-13-2013, 08:26 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,095
Posted By winger
Boring? Now, that's funny. We have been...

Boring? Now, that's funny.

We have been full time RV travelers since late 2005. We stopped in our old home-town last week for some final appointments. Friday night, we went to an adult...
Forum: Health and Early Retirement 11-12-2013, 02:33 PM
Replies: 888
Views: 43,119
Posted By winger
I just tried it. Very cool. Health Care costs...

I just tried it. Very cool. Health Care costs may help us decide where to live in the future. You can choose by zip code.
Forum: Health and Early Retirement 11-01-2013, 11:32 AM
Replies: 888
Views: 43,119
Posted By winger
I went through the sign-up for the ACA this...

I went through the sign-up for the ACA this morning. Absolutely no issues, waiting for verification now. I had created login before 10/1, but it seems to be gone. I used new username, password,...
Forum: Other topics 10-29-2013, 10:14 AM
Replies: 112
Views: 3,803
Posted By winger
Opportunity knocks softly.

Opportunity knocks softly.
Forum: FIRE and Money 09-24-2013, 06:10 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 7,930
Posted By winger
I know.

I know.
Forum: Other topics 08-16-2013, 04:41 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,453
Posted By winger
None. Wouldn't fit our current lifestyle.

None. Wouldn't fit our current lifestyle.
Forum: Life after FIRE 08-13-2013, 09:49 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 3,165
Posted By winger
I wear a CPAP at night, and if I don't shave...

I wear a CPAP at night, and if I don't shave every other day- It leaks around my cheeks.
Forum: FIRE and Money 08-05-2013, 08:46 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,133
Posted By winger
Timely thread. We sold our house in 2006, and...

Timely thread. We sold our house in 2006, and have been Full-Time RVers since then. Not ready to stop traveling, but we spend the winter in the same place every year and are going to look for a...
Forum: Health and Early Retirement 07-23-2013, 10:36 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 2,184
Posted By winger
Warm afternoon......just finished...

Warm afternoon......just finished lunch......nothing much that needs done today.... I'm going to close my eyes for a while.
Forum: Stock Picking (Individual Security Analysis) 06-20-2013, 08:45 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,117
Posted By winger
It's just noise, right?

It's just noise, right?
Forum: Life after FIRE 06-03-2013, 08:26 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 3,077
Posted By winger
No.

No.
Forum: FIRE and Money 05-30-2013, 09:16 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,344
Posted By winger
I can't recall the name of the method we use. ...

I can't recall the name of the method we use. The info is on hard-copy in our safe deposit box. It was the method that gave us the largest distribution, but I dialed the amount back to keep us in...
Forum: FIRE and Money 05-30-2013, 08:55 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,344
Posted By winger
Distributions from a qualified plan are treated...

Distributions from a qualified plan are treated differently than funds invested outside a plan. My understanding is that distributions from a qualified plan are treated as ordinary income,...
Forum: FIRE and Money 05-30-2013, 08:41 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,344
Posted By winger
The first time, I sent everything I had to show...

The first time, I sent everything I had to show that all the rules were followed, along with several follow up phone calls. It seemed like I knew more about 72T than anyone I spoke to. In...
Forum: FIRE and Money 05-29-2013, 09:08 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,344
Posted By winger
I don't mind. The folks on this site have been a...

I don't mind. The folks on this site have been a huge help to me over the years. I'm mostly a lurker, so it's nice to give back a little.

We have 4 different accounts at VG, 2 lump-sum...
Forum: FIRE and Money 05-29-2013, 08:39 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,344
Posted By winger
When we started ours, there wasn't much info on...

When we started ours, there wasn't much info on the IRS website. I used the calculators at 72.net, and went a little to the conservative side.

The IRS has pulled (audited?) our returns twice,...
Forum: FIRE and Money 05-29-2013, 04:58 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,344
Posted By winger
Good News on my 72T

Just wanted to share this with those who understand what the hey I'm talking about.

On May 25, I turned 59.5 and have had 7 equal yearly payments. DW completed hers 2 years ago- she is old.
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Forum: FIRE and Money 04-18-2013, 07:08 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 3,203
Posted By winger
I worked as a lifeguard several summers during...

I worked as a lifeguard several summers during my teenage years.

Best job there is for a teenage boy. Working was all downhill from there.
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