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Forum: FIRE and Money 07-15-2018, 09:14 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 2,246
Posted By homestead
If we are not quite making our limit on debit...

If we are not quite making our limit on debit transactions the wife and I go to our local grocery store and get a couple items and check out separately in the self checkout section.
Our CU accepts...
Forum: Other topics 07-15-2018, 09:01 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 841
Posted By homestead
They do age better in a warehouse since they...

They do age better in a warehouse since they don't get direct sunlight but the
last time I bought 4 new tires for my truck my tire guy call his distributor and asked him to send over 4 fresh ones...
Forum: Health and Early Retirement 07-13-2018, 10:09 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,579
Posted By homestead
I just got full blood work done this week. They...

I just got full blood work done this week. They didn't do a test for particle size just the std tests for blood. Everything was within normal limits but I don't really understand what it all means....
Forum: Other topics 07-04-2018, 07:23 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 766
Posted By homestead
My wife has an old iPhone 4 that she loves and...

My wife has an old iPhone 4 that she loves and won't part with. Does phone, email and text just fine and is small and easy to use and you can pick a used one now pretty cheap.
Forum: Other topics 06-20-2018, 09:31 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,707
Posted By homestead
+1

+1
Forum: FIRE and Money 06-19-2018, 06:06 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 4,188
Posted By homestead
My wife and I did this. Same age difference as...

My wife and I did this. Same age difference as OP. She filed at her FRA the year before I turned 62. The next year I filed for my benefits at 62. She immediately got increased benefits totaling...
Forum: Other topics 06-17-2018, 10:50 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 545
Posted By homestead
Only browser that would work for me was firefox...

Only browser that would work for me was firefox on mac.
Forum: Other topics 06-13-2018, 07:52 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 2,955
Posted By homestead
12k btu @110v and 36k btu @ 220V

12k btu @110v and 36k btu @ 220V
Forum: Other topics 06-13-2018, 07:21 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 2,955
Posted By homestead
I installed two of the Mr Cool units on our...

I installed two of the Mr Cool units on our house. I think the base unit is made by Pioneer. Pretty easy to install. They have been working great for a couple years now. I like the phone app...
Forum: FIRE and Money 05-24-2018, 02:00 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,522
Posted By homestead
Its complicated! If she take SS before FRA she...

Its complicated! If she take SS before FRA she will not get the full 50% of your amount at her FRA. She only get 50% if she waits until her FRA.
Forum: Other topics 05-12-2018, 11:33 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,277
Posted By homestead
FYI: That leak could be caused by a faulty...

FYI: That leak could be caused by a faulty expansion tank. You can check the pressure on the tank. If water comes comes out when you test it, then replace it.
Forum: Health and Early Retirement 04-19-2018, 10:49 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 552
Posted By homestead
My dad smoked for 45 years and then quit and...

My dad smoked for 45 years and then quit and lived to be 85. His grandfather never quit smoking and lived to 95. I never smoked. Good Luck, quit if you can.
Forum: Other topics 03-30-2018, 03:26 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,456
Posted By homestead
6S+ 98% Peak performance capacity. If reboot my...

6S+ 98% Peak performance capacity. If reboot my phone when I am finished using it, it will maintain battery several hours.
Forum: Health and Early Retirement 02-18-2018, 08:49 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 5,004
Posted By homestead
There must be some differences in Medicare plans....

There must be some differences in Medicare plans. Our BC Medicare Advantage covers annual wellness visit and in addition includes an annual physical exam. You may have to pay a copay if you also...
Forum: FIRE and Money 02-13-2018, 09:18 PM
Replies: 221
Views: 16,599
Posted By homestead
According to this article...

According to this article (https://finance.yahoo.com/news/tony-james-millennials-face-retirement-crisis-will-tear-social-fabric-america-apart-182230254.html) you only need 375k in retirement to be...
Forum: Life after FIRE 01-28-2018, 12:25 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 3,370
Posted By homestead
Maybe this is payback for taking the V2 &...

Maybe this is payback for taking the V2 & scientists after the war.
When I first saw the Elio I thought it looked like a deluxe coffin. :)
Forum: Other topics 01-23-2018, 11:25 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 510
Posted By homestead
I also bought from these guys. Got a 1 ton...

I also bought from these guys. Got a 1 ton ductless mini-split for upstairs cooling and a 3 ton ductless mini-split for whole house heating downstairs. They also have a phone app so I can control...
Forum: Life after FIRE 01-10-2018, 10:39 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,182
Posted By homestead
My wife retired in 1978 I retired in 2008, how is...

My wife retired in 1978 I retired in 2008, how is that for a mismatch.
Worked out well for us. She worked just enough for SS benefits.
BTW some women think staying at home & raising kids is a job.
Forum: Health and Early Retirement 12-31-2017, 06:10 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,328
Posted By homestead
My daughter used to get bad migraines as many as...

My daughter used to get bad migraines as many as 3 a week. She said they went away
after she started earthing/grounding while sleeping on conductive sheets connected
to earth ground.
Forum: Life after FIRE 12-10-2017, 02:16 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 4,274
Posted By homestead
Retiring in Portugal

Enjoyed watching this video of my son's ex CEO who was retiring and going to portugal and choosing a new home there.

Video (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MUrnbrEOOLk&feature=youtu.be)
Forum: Other topics 12-08-2017, 04:14 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,463
Posted By homestead
Consider getting a used intel mac mini. The...

Consider getting a used intel mac mini. The newer macs have a hidden partition that you
can boot to and do a clean install. Or you can boot to apple server and install off the internet.
Forum: Health and Early Retirement 11-21-2017, 08:59 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,103
Posted By homestead
Must be differences in Medicare C plans. My...

Must be differences in Medicare C plans.
My wife's Advantage plan is PPO type. She does pay the B premiums and also pays the Advantage premiums too but they are only $44/mo. Also this plan does...
Forum: FIRE and Money 11-19-2017, 10:03 PM
Replies: 215
Views: 13,232
Posted By homestead
I took it at 62 but wouldn't do it if you are...

I took it at 62 but wouldn't do it if you are still working.
If you are retired go for it.
Forum: Other topics 11-18-2017, 11:44 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,058
Posted By homestead
Try resetting your default browser.

Try resetting your default browser.
Forum: FIRE and Money 11-16-2017, 10:22 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 828
Posted By homestead
I like this calculator...

I like this calculator (http://www.hughcalc.org/annuityn.php).
It also lets you add SS & pension and withdrawals if you want.
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