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Forum: Health and Early Retirement 03-26-2015, 11:43 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,176
Posted By Helen
I think that's the way it should be. Part of a...

I think that's the way it should be. Part of a physical should include giving your primary a status on your health and any changes from the prior year.

From what I've seen, I can get a more...
Forum: Health and Early Retirement 03-26-2015, 12:08 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 922
Posted By Helen
I uploaded my "proof" of 2015 income documents...

I uploaded my "proof" of 2015 income documents last December. I received a letter last Friday stating that I didn't qualify for a subsidy. Our income took a huge drop and I guess they didn't like...
Forum: Travel Information 03-15-2015, 04:25 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 2,667
Posted By Helen
I probably wouldn't pay to upgrade. I am 5'3"...

I probably wouldn't pay to upgrade. I am 5'3" tall and the airplane seat is plenty wide for me. I've turned down exit row seats (even when free) and pointed out that the extra space would be wasted...
Forum: Life after FIRE 03-15-2015, 04:19 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,467
Posted By Helen
Congratulations! May is a terrific time to...

Congratulations! May is a terrific time to retire. I hope you keep us posted on your retirement activities.
Forum: Health and Early Retirement 03-15-2015, 02:27 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,775
Posted By Helen
No pun intended.

No pun intended.
Forum: FIRE and Money 03-11-2015, 04:36 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,098
Posted By Helen
What happened around 1995 to kick off such a run...

What happened around 1995 to kick off such a run up of the stock markets? Was this when people started contributing en masse to 401k/403b/457/IRAs?
Forum: Health and Early Retirement 03-10-2015, 10:37 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,633
Posted By Helen
I attended a former coworker's funeral two weeks...

I attended a former coworker's funeral two weeks ago. She was a wonderful woman and only 56 years old. She was getting ready for work one morning and either had a heart attack or a stroke.
Forum: FIRE and Money 03-06-2015, 10:54 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,944
Posted By Helen
+1. You've won the game financially. You can do...

+1. You've won the game financially. You can do whatever you what without having to worry about income. You (and many of us on this site) are very fortunate.

Try out a low stress life and...
Forum: Health and Early Retirement 03-04-2015, 09:58 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,085
Posted By Helen
We have a local vinegar and oil store in...

We have a local vinegar and oil store in Portland. We've been buying flavored olive oils and vinegars for gifts for friends instead of wine. It's something different and it's fun to shop there.
Forum: Health and Early Retirement 03-04-2015, 04:41 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,176
Posted By Helen
The total is $376 unfortunately, $313 is my...

The total is $376 unfortunately, $313 is my share. The bill doesn't give me enough detail to ascertain exactly what the charge is for. I am glad I asked them to review the charge, for all I know it...
Forum: Health and Early Retirement 03-04-2015, 09:36 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,176
Posted By Helen
This is an interesting article on colonoscopies...

This is an interesting article on colonoscopies under the ACA. The issues of polyp removal and follow up colonoscopies are discussed.

ACA: When Is a Screening Not a Screening? | Medpage Today...
Forum: FIRE Related Political Topics 03-04-2015, 08:42 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 2,368
Posted By Helen
Bingo. There was a guy who posted on here in the...

Bingo. There was a guy who posted on here in the pre-ACA days. He lived in Florida, had $3 million saved for retirement but couldn't retire because he couldn't get health insurance. He had some minor...
Forum: Health and Early Retirement 03-04-2015, 07:53 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,176
Posted By Helen
Annual physical and a high deductible plan

I signed up for a $5k deductible ACA plan with Kaiser for 2015. Prior to that I had been covered by Federal BCBS.

I went in for an annual physical a couple of weeks ago. I thought I was due...
Forum: Health and Early Retirement 02-28-2015, 09:09 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 950
Posted By Helen
I have not experienced the problem of a second...

I have not experienced the problem of a second pair of shoes losing cushioning after sitting in a box for a year or more. Is it possible your other pair of shoes were defective from the get go?

I...
Forum: Health and Early Retirement 02-27-2015, 03:07 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 950
Posted By Helen
Yes, I've used this site recently too. I bought...

Yes, I've used this site recently too. I bought my Brooks gortex running shoes from 6pm and was very happy with their service too.
Forum: Health and Early Retirement 02-27-2015, 09:23 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 950
Posted By Helen
Great deal on running shoes

Sierra Trading Post has an extra 30% off sale going on right now (I believe it is for US customers only). I just picked up 2 pair of Asics that normally sell for $115 each and paid ~$61 per pair...
Forum: FIRE and Money 02-24-2015, 07:08 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 897
Posted By Helen
It's an infomercial for a stock picking system...

It's an infomercial for a stock picking system that is back tested to prove its accuracy:

Here is a link to the transcript of the video:...
Forum: Other topics 02-24-2015, 08:32 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,708
Posted By Helen
Just look for the guy with the giant smile on his...

Just look for the guy with the giant smile on his face.
Forum: FIRE and Money 02-23-2015, 06:52 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,274
Posted By Helen
I have met a lot of new friends through meetup...

I have met a lot of new friends through meetup groups. It's a great way to meet people who share similar interests.

I've also met a guy at Starbucks (we both had dogs and were wearing hiking...
Forum: Life after FIRE 02-22-2015, 01:05 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,341
Posted By Helen
Congratulations! You picked a good time to...

Congratulations! You picked a good time to leave. You can sleep in late and de-stress while Spring turns into Summer. Hopefully you will hit summer head on with all engines going full blast! ...
Forum: Life after FIRE 02-19-2015, 11:24 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,684
Posted By Helen
This is the biggest surprise to me. Time is...

This is the biggest surprise to me. Time is going by 10 times faster in retirement than it did while working. I hadn't anticipated this in all my planning and thinking of what retirement would be...
Forum: Health and Early Retirement 02-18-2015, 03:22 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,103
Posted By Helen
I just found out that one of my favorite...

I just found out that one of my favorite coworkers died this morning at age 56. She was logged into work from home. Her husband tried to revive her and the medics tried as well but she was gone. ...
Forum: Other topics 02-16-2015, 07:18 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,328
Posted By Helen
I would go nuts. I'm obsessed with...

I would go nuts. I'm obsessed with walking/hiking/backpacking and traveling. I feel like I am in a race against time to get it all in while I am still physically able.

I spent most of my...
Forum: FIRE and Money 02-13-2015, 09:05 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,718
Posted By Helen
OMG, moderator please delete this thread...

OMG, moderator please delete this thread...
Forum: FIRE and Money 02-13-2015, 09:01 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 3,547
Posted By Helen
Any idea why they refused to help you switch to...

Any idea why they refused to help you switch to similar Fidelity funds?
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