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Forum: FIRE and Money 09-05-2018, 12:41 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 5,684
Posted By Cayman
Yes, and brain bake. The sun's mighty warm as you...

Yes, and brain bake. The sun's mighty warm as you go down in latitude.
Forum: FIRE and Money 09-02-2018, 10:08 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,143
Posted By Cayman
DD's college friends have a good source, if you...

DD's college friends have a good source, if you decide to go this route.
Forum: Other topics 09-01-2018, 11:28 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,299
Posted By Cayman
Thanks for sharing this Imoldernu. How fortunate...

Thanks for sharing this Imoldernu. How fortunate you and your bride are to have such happiness and contentment.
Forum: FIRE and Money 09-01-2018, 10:58 PM
Replies: 164
Views: 7,597
Posted By Cayman
Student loans sometimes get a bad rap. They can...

Student loans sometimes get a bad rap. They can be a good way to pay for college when there aren't better options. I was grateful to graduate with a marketable degree and student loans (totaling...
Forum: FIRE and Money 08-29-2018, 09:33 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,451
Posted By Cayman
One individual stock makes up a larger % of our...

One individual stock makes up a larger % of our portfolio than it probably should, but we choose to let it ride. Most of our equity allocation is in index funds.
Forum: FIRE and Money 08-29-2018, 08:52 AM
Replies: 164
Views: 7,597
Posted By Cayman
We cover most expenses at a v. good state school....

We cover most expenses at a v. good state school. DD interns in the summer and works during semesters, too. She pays $5k/yr toward her BS in a marketable field. For grad school, we'll help less.
...
Forum: FIRE and Money 08-27-2018, 06:05 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,244
Posted By Cayman
I'd take it out of savings. The IRA will be there...

I'd take it out of savings. The IRA will be there if you need it. Might want to check into renting textbooks DD is able to save $ on some textbooks this way.


And kudos on all of the work he's...
Forum: Health and Early Retirement 08-27-2018, 05:55 PM
Replies: 258
Views: 13,507
Posted By Cayman
The SS Trust fund deficit is unsustainable. What...

The SS Trust fund deficit is unsustainable. What do you propose?:popcorn:
Forum: Life after FIRE 08-27-2018, 05:46 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,981
Posted By Cayman
Looking good!Thanks for sharing BrianB and...

Looking good!Thanks for sharing BrianB and Kitesurfer2.
Forum: FIRE and Money 08-27-2018, 05:40 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 5,768
Posted By Cayman
1 extra year due to health.

1 extra year due to health.
Forum: Health and Early Retirement 08-27-2018, 05:16 PM
Replies: 258
Views: 13,507
Posted By Cayman
Hi Joeea. I posted "Perhaps it's time to cap or...

Hi Joeea. I posted "Perhaps it's time to cap or greatly reduce future increases to SS." That's all that I posted, just that sentence and it was in response to comments here about the state of SS....
Forum: Health and Early Retirement 08-26-2018, 12:36 PM
Replies: 258
Views: 13,507
Posted By Cayman
Perhaps it is time to freeze or greatly reduce...

Perhaps it is time to freeze or greatly reduce future increases to SS.
Forum: Other topics 08-26-2018, 11:20 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 3,239
Posted By Cayman
Upped our savings rate. Worked an extra year just...

Upped our savings rate. Worked an extra year just to have an extra, extra cushion.
Forum: Health and Early Retirement 08-26-2018, 11:08 AM
Replies: 258
Views: 13,507
Posted By Cayman
A big strength of this community is the accurate...

A big strength of this community is the accurate information that is shared here, civilly.

US medical facilities are not mandated by law to provide ongoing uncompensated - free - care to Canadian...
Forum: Health and Early Retirement 08-26-2018, 10:19 AM
Replies: 170
Views: 8,826
Posted By Cayman
Have a few and fuggedaboutit.

Have a few and fuggedaboutit.
Forum: FIRE and Money 08-25-2018, 12:34 PM
Replies: 159
Views: 14,215
Posted By Cayman
All the best, RetireSoon. Exit, stage left to a...

All the best, RetireSoon. Exit, stage left to a much better lifestyle!
Forum: Health and Early Retirement 08-23-2018, 06:16 PM
Replies: 258
Views: 13,507
Posted By Cayman
Why not get angry about something that impacts...

Why not get angry about something that impacts each of us in a BIG way. What about the extremely inflated health insurance premiums and lack of policies and providers? Nationwide. BOTH parties are to...
Forum: FIRE and Money 08-23-2018, 05:35 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 6,495
Posted By Cayman
Fully funded reserves! Ten percent reserves?...

Fully funded reserves!
Ten percent reserves? Last year's $6k return may be the only positive year for awhile if the HOA has a 10% reserve and an assessment rears its' head.


If OP is still...
Forum: FIRE and Money 08-23-2018, 10:54 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 5,768
Posted By Cayman
We have 1 in college with 2 years left for...

We have 1 in college with 2 years left for undergrad.


We set aside $100k+ but haven't used it, we've cash-flowed (that's our LBYM lifestyle habits :).... we will use it next semester)
We're...
Forum: Other topics 07-31-2018, 11:16 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 1,930
Posted By Cayman
I like to know the chicken's names. There's alot...

I like to know the chicken's names. There's alot in a name.
Forum: Travel Information 07-26-2018, 01:15 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,910
Posted By Cayman
Yes, I've used Hilton and Marriott hotels with...

Yes, I've used Hilton and Marriott hotels with shuttles scheduled on the half hour or on demand. I stick with respected hotel brands that have frequent service.

Also use economy lot at the...
Forum: Other topics 07-26-2018, 01:05 PM
Replies: 288
Views: 15,754
Posted By Cayman
Ever been incarcerated?

Ever been incarcerated?
Forum: FIRE and Money 07-24-2018, 12:29 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 5,860
Posted By Cayman
Here's another approach. Consider requiring them...

Here's another approach. Consider requiring them to work in high school + college to pay for their degrees, and then you'll provide financial support while they are making good progress toward...
Forum: Other topics 07-12-2018, 02:09 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,175
Posted By Cayman
You're asking good questions, thank you. I find...

You're asking good questions, thank you. I find it very helpful to know what my liability exposure is, and make sure that the amount of liability insurance I carry covers my exposure. I'm not...
Forum: Stock Picking and Market Strategy 06-13-2018, 09:46 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,172
Posted By Cayman
I think it may depend on the business. In...

I think it may depend on the business. In businesses where the supply chain is relatively short or the inventories are very manageable it is likely a regular occurrence and adds major cost. DH worked...
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