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Forum: Other topics 07-14-2015, 09:35 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 656
Posted By homestead
Terrorists set off worldwide EMP's knocking out...

Terrorists set off worldwide EMP's knocking out power.
Forum: FIRE and Money 07-07-2015, 12:46 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,749
Posted By homestead
I've had good luck with Sears lawn tractors and...

I've had good luck with Sears lawn tractors and garden tractors. First one lasted 25 years. Second one is 11 years old & going strong. Discovered with the 2nd one that
adding some of this...
Forum: Other topics 07-03-2015, 05:00 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 545
Posted By homestead
Physical evidence from moon landing proving ET...

Physical evidence from moon landing proving ET life on moon.
Forum: FIRE and Money 06-26-2015, 02:15 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 5,282
Posted By homestead
This calculator will show you some options on...

This calculator will show you some options on when to start.
Social Security calculator: retirement planning for you and spouse. (http://www.sscalc.net/)
Forum: FIRE and Money 06-23-2015, 10:49 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,624
Posted By homestead
Applied for SS several months ago well before my...

Applied for SS several months ago well before my 62nd birthday and the caseworker said she could start my payments retroactively to the month I was applying. I smiled and reminded her it was a...
Forum: Other topics 06-12-2015, 11:18 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 492
Posted By homestead
I would be open with them and let them pick the...

I would be open with them and let them pick the house. Tell them you will rent at below market rates and you will put it in your will for them to inherit the house.
Forum: Health and Early Retirement 06-09-2015, 07:55 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 261
Posted By homestead
Doesn't have to be earned income. I take my...

Doesn't have to be earned income. I take my income from ira each year and get a benefit on taxes the following year from what I put in the HSA.
Forum: Life after FIRE 06-02-2015, 06:12 PM
Replies: 925
Views: 49,300
Posted By homestead
I have a large garage that I built 30 years ago...

I have a large garage that I built 30 years ago and the shingle roof needed to be replaced.
It is 1400 sq ft of roof area included ripping off the old roof
and hauling to the landfill, installing...
Forum: FIRE and Money 05-28-2015, 11:26 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,698
Posted By homestead
You can increase the Estate in current dollars...

You can increase the Estate in current dollars field until the calculated ORP spending matches what you want to spend.
Forum: FIRE and Money 05-05-2015, 08:27 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 777
Posted By homestead
Just wait until you have to start taking RMD's...

Just wait until you have to start taking RMD's and pay it off then.
Forum: Other topics 04-21-2015, 08:53 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 922
Posted By homestead
Don't have to go all the way to Seattle for...

Don't have to go all the way to Seattle for water, 265,000 cu ft/s flow into
the ocean from the Columbia river. That is a lot of water but the environmentalists would scream bloody murder if...
Forum: Life after FIRE 02-19-2015, 11:13 AM
Replies: 925
Views: 49,300
Posted By homestead
Using excessive flux in sweating pipes and not...

Using excessive flux in sweating pipes and not wiping off the excess can cause pinholes. Flux is corrosive to copper.
Forum: Hi, I am... 02-13-2015, 09:52 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 839
Posted By homestead
I think you are correct!

I think you are correct!
Forum: Other topics 12-21-2014, 02:54 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,207
Posted By homestead
Anyone caught doing this should have to appear...

Anyone caught doing this should have to appear before Judge Judy.
Forum: Health and Early Retirement 12-19-2014, 12:37 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 574
Posted By homestead
Don't understand, how could a plan previous to...

Don't understand, how could a plan previous to 2014 ACA be purchased on the Marketplace? Were some plans rolled into ACA as they were? Anyway, I did not receive any premium credit for 2014. I have...
Forum: Health and Early Retirement 12-19-2014, 12:08 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 574
Posted By homestead
I applied for ACA last year and showed I was...

I applied for ACA last year and showed I was going to take a large IRA distribution in January which gave me more than enough income for the year to stay out of Medicaid but that is where they put...
Forum: Other topics 12-09-2014, 03:15 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 2,558
Posted By homestead
The day my wife and I were born again! ...

The day my wife and I were born again!
Everything changed after that.
Forum: Other topics 12-06-2014, 09:59 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,650
Posted By homestead
That is pretty cool. My wife had always wanted a...

That is pretty cool. My wife had always wanted a Lincoln Log set when she
was little so I got her a set early on in our marriage. 35 years later she plays it with our grand kids when they come...
Forum: FIRE and Money 12-04-2014, 10:43 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,265
Posted By homestead
I recently updated to Quicken 2015 and was...

I recently updated to Quicken 2015 and was surprised all my Quicken 2005 imported directly and successfully. What a relief.
Forum: Other topics 11-27-2014, 11:43 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 807
Posted By homestead
NSA is finished reading all your old emails so...

NSA is finished reading all your old emails so they are putting them back now.
Forum: Health and Early Retirement 11-14-2014, 05:38 PM
Replies: 158
Views: 10,677
Posted By homestead
Just got notification of my increase for a...

Just got notification of my increase for a pre-ACA BCBS HSA plan for Oregon.
rate was 263 , new rate is 295
Surprisingly they did make some changes to make it more ACA compliant.
Forum: Other topics 11-09-2014, 03:00 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 392
Posted By homestead
My grandmother lived to be 102 years old. She...

My grandmother lived to be 102 years old. She had $2000 dollars left
in her nest egg after all her expenses were paid.
Forum: Life after FIRE 11-04-2014, 05:40 PM
Replies: 925
Views: 49,300
Posted By homestead
Our problem was the neutral line but it is tied...

Our problem was the neutral line but it is tied to ground in the electrical box.
Forum: Life after FIRE 11-04-2014, 02:53 PM
Replies: 925
Views: 49,300
Posted By homestead
Our ground went bad at the transformer on the...

Our ground went bad at the transformer on the outside pole. Lineman said water
gets into the connection and freezes loosening the connection.
Forum: Other topics 10-21-2014, 08:47 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,036
Posted By homestead
Got mine at Bestbuy yesterday. They only had two...

Got mine at Bestbuy yesterday. They only had two left.
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