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Forum: Other topics 04-18-2018, 07:56 PM
Replies: 122
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Posted By albireo13
It's like addictive laxatives!! Keeps life...

It's like addictive laxatives!!
Keeps life moving along .....
Forum: Life after FIRE 04-12-2018, 04:56 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 5,719
Posted By albireo13
Anything outside MegaCorp will be good.

Anything outside MegaCorp will be good.
Forum: Life after FIRE 04-11-2018, 02:49 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 4,448
Posted By albireo13
How about you agree but, keep it to 3 days. You...

How about you agree but, keep it to 3 days. You just can't do a full week.
Forum: Hi, I am... 03-30-2018, 07:21 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 4,877
Posted By albireo13
My manager has always treated me fairly and well...

My manager has always treated me fairly and well so, I don't feel good about 2 weeks notice. I am thinking of giving him a 5-6 month heads-up.
I have also been mulling over reduced working schedule...
Forum: Hi, I am... 03-29-2018, 07:55 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 4,877
Posted By albireo13
How much time to give for notice?

I am 1+ years away but, yearn to just .... go.

I think the organization and my manager will need to find a replacement for me and that is the only thing that keeps me from doing the standard 2...
Forum: Hi, I am... 03-28-2018, 05:35 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 779
Posted By albireo13
That's the way it should be.

That's the way it should be.
Forum: Life after FIRE 03-16-2018, 06:31 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 6,441
Posted By albireo13
she has nice abs!!!

she has nice abs!!!
Forum: Life after FIRE 03-16-2018, 06:30 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 6,553
Posted By albireo13
For some reason I've never seen the attraction or...

For some reason I've never seen the attraction or reason in owning a boat.
My loss I guess.
Forum: FIRE and Money 03-16-2018, 06:25 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 5,666
Posted By albireo13
No. I make it a point of never mixing finances...

No. I make it a point of never mixing finances with family!!
That's a recipe for disaster.

My first wife passed away and my FIL at the time immediately offered to finance my mortgage at a low...
Forum: Hi, I am... 03-16-2018, 06:21 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,577
Posted By albireo13
Yowzah. Everyday is Saturday !!!!!

Yowzah. Everyday is Saturday !!!!!
Forum: Other topics 03-13-2018, 05:27 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,214
Posted By albireo13
being happy is a fleeting, temporary state of...

being happy is a fleeting, temporary state of mind.
Life is all about ups and downs.
Noone is going to be happy all the time, and shouldn't expect to be.

My goal is to be "at peace"
Forum: Other topics 03-11-2018, 08:19 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 968
Posted By albireo13
Plan to leave iPhone soon. Not impressed with...

Plan to leave iPhone soon.
Not impressed with Apple
Forum: Life after FIRE 03-08-2018, 03:27 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 6,553
Posted By albireo13
Retirement treat for yourself?

Do folks indulge and get themselves a treat when they retire?
Something they always wanted (hobby?) but always put off?

I am thinking of a nice telescope, a few grand perhaps.
I've been too...
Forum: FIRE and Money 03-06-2018, 02:59 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,050
Posted By albireo13
Annuity

Pension is non-COLA. It is also a small portion of our retirement plan.
Maybe 20%
Forum: FIRE and Money 03-06-2018, 04:23 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,050
Posted By albireo13
Pension: annuity vs. lump sum?

I have a pension that I can pull either monthly annuity payments or lumps sum. I understand the arguments for taking the annuity, if I think I'll live 8+ or so.
My Dad is 93 and my Mom is 88, both...
Forum: FIRE and Money 03-06-2018, 04:03 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,583
Posted By albireo13
In my 401K allocation, some of the funds are in...

In my 401K allocation, some of the funds are in cash. Easily to draw from.
Why build up after-tax cash savings now?, when I'm paying max taxes?
Forum: FIRE and Money 03-05-2018, 03:28 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,583
Posted By albireo13
Who?

I was thinking it didnt make sense to do any after tax savings
since Im probably at my max tax bracket status right now.
Forum: FIRE and Money 03-04-2018, 07:09 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,583
Posted By albireo13
62 yo, 1 more year ... savings strategy for 1 more year?

I'm 62 yo now and feeling the aches and pains more than ever. I've run the numbers and I could pull the cord today but .. I want OMY. I get profit sharing bonus in April so, I figure after the...
Forum: Other topics 03-02-2018, 09:02 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 989
Posted By albireo13
Selling your own house ... advice?

Hi,
We are planning on selling our house in a few years
(downsizing). The house is worth >$450K.
Giving up more than $20K for realtor fee seems painful to me.
What is the best way for listing...
Forum: FIRE and Money 02-16-2018, 08:54 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,854
Posted By albireo13
I have been going through the same thing with my...

I have been going through the same thing with my aging parents, although they have the funds available.
They had made no plans for the later years and were hanging around in their house doing...
Forum: FIRE and Money 02-08-2018, 04:58 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 6,266
Posted By albireo13
Trying to time the market is a fools errand.

Trying to time the market is a fools errand.
Forum: Other topics 01-31-2018, 10:18 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,937
Posted By albireo13
still waiting for the best year

still waiting for the best year
Forum: Other topics 01-28-2018, 09:30 PM
Replies: 170
Views: 5,026
Posted By albireo13
Loser talk

So the Pats cheated again????
LOL
Forum: Life after FIRE 01-27-2018, 07:26 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,471
Posted By albireo13
Not retired yet but am in coast mode. One more...

Not retired yet but am in coast mode. One more year. I'm doing my job but, not seeking out more responsibility or volunteering for assignments. I'm sure my performance review won't be stellar but...
Forum: Stock Picking and Market Strategy 01-26-2018, 05:17 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,071
Posted By albireo13
starter IRA for my son?

My 26 yo son is thinking of starting an IRA for himself. I've been encouraging saving. : )
He doesn't have a big income right now and it would be good to get him started with long term saving. I...
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