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Forum: FIRE and Money 12-01-2010, 09:17 PM
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Posted By cashflo2u2
That is a sweeping statement well grounded in...

That is a sweeping statement well grounded in ignorance of all the facts. I never said anything about the risk of a loss. I have owned for property 20+ years and basis in very small. I don't have to...
Forum: FIRE and Money 11-30-2010, 07:26 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,424
Posted By cashflo2u2
Your suggestion would be a good way to do it but ...

Your suggestion would be a good way to do it but 1) I have a long term reliable tenant 2) the commercial industrial market is not good right now 3) It would generate a fairly substantial state and...
Forum: FIRE and Money 11-29-2010, 08:33 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,424
Posted By cashflo2u2
Holding both commercial real estate and reits

Greetings. I have retirement portfolio that includes a bricks and mortar commercial/industrial real estate holding that is a major compent of my retirement income. Its value compromises about 1/3 of...
Forum: FIRE and Money 03-06-2010, 07:34 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 9,427
Posted By cashflo2u2
If one invested the remaining balance of their...

If one invested the remaining balance of their retirement portfolio 100% in equities after the purchase of a SPIA, wouldn't that preclude the ability to rebalance in the future?
Forum: Forum Admin 12-09-2009, 11:02 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,128
Posted By cashflo2u2
Yes, thanks, I would. It was much to verbose and...

Yes, thanks, I would. It was much to verbose and ended up looking silly based on early replies and I agree with them. It was posted yesterday as :


"What do these 2 facts tell you about me and...
Forum: Forum Admin 12-09-2009, 10:32 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,128
Posted By cashflo2u2
Deleting own post that has replies

Can I do this and if so, how? Thanks.
Forum: FIRE and Money 12-08-2009, 09:10 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 7,632
Posted By cashflo2u2
1. cat food 2. Groceries 3. Medical...

1. cat food
2. Groceries
3. Medical insurance, including long term care insurance
distant 4th is property taxes.

The stupid cat never likes anything so it seems that way.
Forum: Life after FIRE 12-07-2009, 04:36 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,024
Posted By cashflo2u2
Why I don't like retirement: I never get a day...

Why I don't like retirement: I never get a day off!
Forum: FIRE and Money 12-04-2009, 08:27 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,681
Posted By cashflo2u2
The Journal of Financial Planning is going to...

The Journal of Financial Planning is going to have this article in the Jan. 2010 issue. It is a subject I have been considering. It will probably be worth a read- "Achieving Sustainable Retirement...
Forum: FIRE and Money 12-02-2009, 07:22 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,601
Posted By cashflo2u2
Same here. How does one check their FICO score?...

Same here. How does one check their FICO score? Can someone comment?
Forum: Stock Picking and Market Strategy 11-24-2009, 09:50 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 6,165
Posted By cashflo2u2
Good logic, rsingh. The stock I was referring to...

Good logic, rsingh. The stock I was referring to is Gladstone Commercial symbol- GOOD. I think there is a separate board for discussing individual stocks.
Forum: Stock Picking and Market Strategy 11-23-2009, 09:35 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 6,165
Posted By cashflo2u2
I own a small REIT that pays about 11% at current...

I own a small REIT that pays about 11% at current prices, almost 20% on my cost. It is well managed by high integrity management. Yes, it is in commercial properties but has no debt coming due soon...
Forum: FIRE and Money 11-23-2009, 09:18 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,859
Posted By cashflo2u2
Based on the concern stated in your question you...

Based on the concern stated in your question you might want to understand this concept before deciding-

"Key Bond-Fund Terms
Duration: A precise look at a fund's sensitivity to interest rates,...
Forum: Life after FIRE 11-20-2009, 03:22 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 4,943
Posted By cashflo2u2
dangermouse, we have it down to exactly how much...

dangermouse, we have it down to exactly how much to buy for a particular meal, For example, we have fresh haddock once a week and the amount is .50-.55 lbs. for the two of us. Not one bite left over...
Forum: Life after FIRE 11-20-2009, 03:18 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 4,943
Posted By cashflo2u2
Vicente, you are a solid, clear cut #7 on my...

Vicente, you are a solid, clear cut #7 on my list. The first one I think!
Forum: Life after FIRE 11-20-2009, 11:21 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 4,943
Posted By cashflo2u2
I tend to buy stuff daily as we eat it. Sometimes...

I tend to buy stuff daily as we eat it. Sometimes I wonder that may be cheaper than buying stuff in bulk and running around looking for sales because there is (I think) less wastage. When I do freeze...
Forum: Life after FIRE 11-20-2009, 10:35 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 4,943
Posted By cashflo2u2
Audrey, I'm with you on this part. Good cooking...

Audrey, I'm with you on this part. Good cooking from scratch is a new skill I have developed since I retired, much to the delight of my wife. I am getting a local reputation as good cook. So, what I...
Forum: Life after FIRE 11-18-2009, 07:16 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 4,943
Posted By cashflo2u2
How do you accomplish your evening meal?

When you cook dinner on an average night do you:

1. Look through recipes and then go shopping for all the needed ingredients for the chosen dish.
2. Go to the store and buy what looks good and...
Forum: Life after FIRE 11-18-2009, 06:59 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 6,179
Posted By cashflo2u2
ok, the all clear just sounded. Our daughter just...

ok, the all clear just sounded. Our daughter just called and is no longer requesting the $2,000. I don't completely understand it but the loan underwriter said the $2,000 needed for her to show could...
Forum: Life after FIRE 11-18-2009, 12:34 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 6,179
Posted By cashflo2u2
I learned that regardless on the intent, you...

I learned that regardless on the intent, you have to look at it like it is money gone for good, i.e., a gift.
Forum: Life after FIRE 11-18-2009, 12:20 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 6,179
Posted By cashflo2u2
When your 30 something child asks for money- what is response?

Our 30+ child (single) asked for $2,000 in order to help with refinancing an existing mortgage. The refinancing is an optional event. On one hand we think it is beyond the time when retirees like us...
Forum: FIRE and Money 11-01-2009, 07:26 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 4,344
Posted By cashflo2u2
snopes.com: Free Cell Phones for Welfare...

snopes.com: Free Cell Phones for Welfare Recipients (http://www.snopes.com/politics/taxes/cellphone.asp)
Forum: FIRE and Money 10-29-2009, 10:38 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 8,271
Posted By cashflo2u2
RWR (required withdrawal rate) is defined as the...

RWR (required withdrawal rate) is defined as the amount you need annually from your portfolio, i.e., your initial withdrawal rate in first year of retirement indexed to inflation thereafter.
I...
Forum: FIRE and Money 10-29-2009, 08:54 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 963
Posted By cashflo2u2
Of course there probably won't be any increase in...

Of course there probably won't be any increase in the pension amount so the net will be down- BOOO!
Forum: FIRE and Money 10-29-2009, 08:52 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 963
Posted By cashflo2u2
Gummint medical premium for retirees only up 5.45%- yea!

Blue Cross and Blue Shield standard option self and family. They have been doing a good job keeping the premium increases low, I think.
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