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Forum: Life after FIRE 07-22-2014, 02:06 PM
Replies: 651
Views: 43,278
Posted By akck
Another update with dates and ages added: 1....

Another update with dates and ages added:

1. HeatherB - 2013
2. Retire2013 - 2013
3. Ronstar - 04/02/2014
4. akck - 01/01/2014 - Age 60
5. Redbugdave - 01/10/2014
6. AnnieK - 07/30/2014- Age...
Forum: Life after FIRE 07-13-2014, 10:36 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 6,273
Posted By akck
There was a prenuptial. It's been over 20 years,...

There was a prenuptial. It's been over 20 years, so who knows where it would stand.
Forum: Life after FIRE 07-12-2014, 11:16 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 6,273
Posted By akck
When my mom died, we had no problems dividing her...

When my mom died, we had no problems dividing her estate. While she didn't have a will, she did make her intentions known.

When my wife's father passes, we're expecting nothing. He remarried...
Forum: FIRE and Money 07-12-2014, 10:32 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 886
Posted By akck
It's unlikely the county will find out, but there...

It's unlikely the county will find out, but there could be a problem if he puts the house up for sale. Someone will likely check records and see it's assessed with only one bathroom. They'll then...
Forum: Life after FIRE 07-11-2014, 11:24 PM
Replies: 651
Views: 43,278
Posted By akck
While we like to keep everyone on the list, I've...

While we like to keep everyone on the list, I've replaced jollystomper with bssc, our newest member at #30:

1. HeatherB - 2013
2. Retire2013 - 2013
3. Ronstar - 04/02/2014
4. akck - 01/01/2014...
Forum: Life after FIRE 07-03-2014, 03:11 PM
Replies: 651
Views: 43,278
Posted By akck
Another update: 1. HeatherB - 2013 2....

Another update:

1. HeatherB - 2013
2. Retire2013 - 2013
3. Ronstar - 04/02/2014
4. akck - 01/01/2014 - Age 60
5. Redbugdave - 01/10/2014
6. AnnieK - 07/30/2014- Age 55
7. debster747 -...
Forum: FIRE and Money 07-03-2014, 09:56 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,372
Posted By akck
While I haven't worked all the numbers yet, I've...

While I haven't worked all the numbers yet, I've come to the conclusion that my RMDs will be in the 25% tax bracket. So, I plan to convert as much as possible prior to taking them. At minimum, I'll...
Forum: Travel Information 07-02-2014, 05:59 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,772
Posted By akck
My wife went in for her Pre check interview on...

My wife went in for her Pre check interview on Friday and by Monday she was approved and had her KTN. Now, we'll both be able to keep our shoes on and avoid the long airport TSA lines almost every...
Forum: Life after FIRE 06-28-2014, 12:22 AM
Replies: 651
Views: 43,278
Posted By akck
More ages added, new members and imoldernu DIL...

More ages added, new members and imoldernu DIL added replacing sbwitte #6, who is delaying 3 years:

1. HeatherB - 2013
2. Retire2013 - 2013
3. Ronstar - 04/02/2014
4. akck - 01/01/2014 - Age...
Forum: Life after FIRE 06-26-2014, 02:18 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,044
Posted By akck
I retired earlier this year. I had 28+ shirts and...

I retired earlier this year. I had 28+ shirts and 15 slacks I wore for work. Once retired, we trashed/donated all but 5 shirts and 6 slacks (2 of each color in 2 sizes). I have 1 suit which I haven't...
Forum: FIRE and Money 06-26-2014, 01:48 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,372
Posted By akck
As you found out, you cannot convert RMDs to...

As you found out, you cannot convert RMDs to Roths. What you can do is to start converting now, thus lessening your RMDs later. Of course, you should analyze your tax situation to determine how much...
Forum: FIRE and Money 06-24-2014, 10:04 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 4,145
Posted By akck
Every time you write a check, you've given...

Every time you write a check, you've given everybody who touches it your account information. All they have to do is enter that info in bill pay as the thief did. Your only option is to diligently...
Forum: FIRE and Money 06-24-2014, 09:31 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 6,835
Posted By akck
My goal number was $250k and I retired with...

My goal number was $250k and I retired with $350k, but both of us have pensions (wife still working). When SS streams and wife's pension come online, income is expected to exceed expenses for 15...
Forum: Life after FIRE 06-23-2014, 03:09 PM
Replies: 651
Views: 43,278
Posted By akck
If you'd like to list your retirement age, just...

If you'd like to list your retirement age, just post it and I'll do my best to update the list:

1. HeatherB - 2013
2. Retire2013 - 2013
3. Ronstar - 04/02/2014
4. akck - 01/01/2014 - Age 60...
Forum: Life after FIRE 06-19-2014, 05:21 PM
Replies: 14,740
Views: 671,858
Posted By akck
This early morning I thought I had full feeling...

This early morning I thought I had full feeling in my affected fingers. Now I have to see if it was for real or a dream. ;D In any case, it does feel different.
Forum: Travel Information 06-17-2014, 10:12 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,772
Posted By akck
That was quick. I paid the $85 and was...

That was quick. I paid the $85 and was fingerprinted on Friday. I just checked my application status today, Tuesday, and I had my Known Traveler Number (KTN). So, I get to keep my shoes and belt...
Forum: Life after FIRE 06-16-2014, 10:58 PM
Replies: 14,740
Views: 671,858
Posted By akck
Had surgery done on my ulnar nerve. Waiting for...

Had surgery done on my ulnar nerve. Waiting for meds to wear off to see if feelings return to two fingers.
Forum: Travel Information 06-14-2014, 10:35 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,772
Posted By akck
Our first experience with Pre-Check was last...

Our first experience with Pre-Check was last April when my wife and I both got it. On the flight back, my wife was Pre-Check and I was not. Fortunately, I picked the right line and we finished...
Forum: Life after FIRE 06-13-2014, 01:57 PM
Replies: 651
Views: 43,278
Posted By akck
Good to see the class size increasing: 1....

Good to see the class size increasing:

1. HeatherB - 2013
2. Retire2013 - 2013
3. Ronstar - 04/02/2014
4. akck - 01/01/2014
5. Redbugdave - 01/10/2014
6. sbwitte - Jan-2014
7. debster747 -...
Forum: Life after FIRE 06-12-2014, 04:45 PM
Replies: 14,740
Views: 671,858
Posted By akck
Went to the hospital for a pre-op check. I'll be...

Went to the hospital for a pre-op check. I'll be going in on Monday for surgery on my ulnar nerve by my elbow. I've had tingling to no feeling on 2 of my fingers for over a year and finally decided...
Forum: FIRE and Money 06-10-2014, 01:08 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 970
Posted By akck
If you have your Allstate policies through an...

If you have your Allstate policies through an independent agent, call them and have them check the other carriers they represent (easier since they have your info). Our new policies were through...
Forum: Life after FIRE 06-10-2014, 12:31 PM
Replies: 651
Views: 43,278
Posted By akck
You're not the first to say this, only to be...

You're not the first to say this, only to be added back on later. So, let's keep you on for a few more months incase your circumstances change and you make the Class of 2014. I'll add a ? to your...
Forum: FIRE and Money 06-10-2014, 10:38 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 970
Posted By akck
IMHO, I think everyone needs to shop around for...

IMHO, I think everyone needs to shop around for insurance every few years. I did that last year and I was able reduce my cost by over 40%.

What I initially did was to get quotes online after I...
Forum: Life after FIRE 06-07-2014, 11:59 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,141
Posted By akck
My first day was New Year's Day, so it felt like...

My first day was New Year's Day, so it felt like a holiday and I did what I normally do on the first day of the year. Jan 2nd, felt like the first day, but all I can remember is sleeping in. Oh,...
Forum: Life after FIRE 06-07-2014, 11:52 PM
Replies: 651
Views: 43,278
Posted By akck
Sorry about not updating the list sooner. I was...

Sorry about not updating the list sooner. I was in Puerto Morelos, Mexico for my oldest son's wedding:

1. HeatherB - 2013
2. Retire2013 - 2013
3. Ronstar - 04/02/2014
4. akck - 01/01/2014
5....
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