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Forum: FIRE and Money 08-08-2018, 11:20 AM
Replies: 204
Views: 14,964
Posted By 4legsgood
love but not 'In Love'

I enjoy my house in a safe and appreciating neighborhood. Small one level ranch, wood floors, large private yard, lots of light but stays cool in the summer thanks to maple tree. 5 minute drive to...
Forum: Other topics 07-22-2018, 12:57 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 2,345
Posted By 4legsgood
Agreed. But it's a seasonal indulgence for me,...

Agreed. But it's a seasonal indulgence for me, allowed only during Winter holidays.
Forum: Other topics 07-22-2018, 12:24 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 4,816
Posted By 4legsgood
I'm female but looking into SPIA's and thinking...

I'm female but looking into SPIA's and thinking maybe I should change.
Forum: Other topics 07-22-2018, 12:12 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 2,345
Posted By 4legsgood
Uh oh, those are junk food?:(

Uh oh, those are junk food?:(
Forum: Other topics 07-22-2018, 11:55 AM
Replies: 2,483
Views: 175,301
Posted By 4legsgood
Portable air conditioner. I'm hoping it arrives...

Portable air conditioner. I'm hoping it arrives before this week's 90F weather.
Forum: Other topics 07-22-2018, 10:48 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 2,345
Posted By 4legsgood
Trader joes baked cheese crunchies...for salty. ...

Trader joes baked cheese crunchies...for salty.

Trader joes ginger chews for sweet and hot.
Forum: FIRE and Money 07-22-2018, 09:13 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 6,179
Posted By 4legsgood
Can the kids work while going to school? My...

Can the kids work while going to school? My daughter pays for her food and some of her rent with her nanny job. It helps a lot, and she'll have a track record of work to put on her resume.

I agree...
Forum: Other topics 07-20-2018, 07:58 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,357
Posted By 4legsgood
I took my my car in to have tires rotated. The...

I took my my car in to have tires rotated. The tire guy said, ahem, really filthy under there. I said how do I get that clean? He said drive through car wash.

I do a fair amount of gravel road...
Forum: FIRE and Money 07-20-2018, 12:20 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 5,539
Posted By 4legsgood
RE: demographics playing a role in increase in...

RE: demographics playing a role in increase in property values in 55+. Can't builders slam these things out to increase supply. They don't even need to be near employers :).
Forum: Other topics 07-20-2018, 12:09 PM
Replies: 136
Views: 13,224
Posted By 4legsgood
disrupt

If you do end up getting a divorce, know that having a 'good divorce' is possible. Let go of the past, look to the future, don't be vindictive, and look toward the future for new happiness...
Forum: FIRE and Money 07-16-2018, 10:30 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 5,539
Posted By 4legsgood
I'm interested in this topic too. You could look...

I'm interested in this topic too. You could look on zillow for changes in the zestimates in the the community. I'm sure some communities are better positioned for increase in value.

Trulia...
Forum: Other topics 07-16-2018, 08:43 PM
Replies: 155
Views: 5,779
Posted By 4legsgood
...dash egg cooker... Me too, love...

...dash egg cooker...



Me too, love hard and soft boiled and poached. Also bought one for my daughter hoping for her to get into healthy quick breakfast instead of expensive unhealthy starbucks...
Forum: Life after FIRE 07-08-2018, 10:36 AM
Replies: 266
Views: 19,744
Posted By 4legsgood
I think you'll like this improvement. I was...

I think you'll like this improvement. I was shocked by how much better things looked when I had popcorn removed. The house looked brighter and the ceiling seemed higher without all the shadows.

I...
Forum: FIRE and Money 06-29-2018, 10:54 AM
Replies: 175
Views: 13,909
Posted By 4legsgood
I bought some 2% 3 month. 3 months is a good time...

I bought some 2% 3 month. 3 months is a good time frame for those waiting for higher rates. Next Fed meeting where they may raise rates is in September.

Fingers crossed!
Forum: FIRE and Money 06-17-2018, 06:51 PM
Replies: 125
Views: 12,033
Posted By 4legsgood
+1 There are actions you can take that might make...

+1 There are actions you can take that might make you feel more prepared.
Forum: FIRE and Money 06-17-2018, 05:09 PM
Replies: 125
Views: 12,033
Posted By 4legsgood
I retired a couple of years ago at 56 with an...

I retired a couple of years ago at 56 with an amount requiring non-extravagant lifestyle, but about the same as while I worked. At the time, the ACA seemed like a permanent thing. I think I would...
Forum: Other topics 06-05-2018, 01:26 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 759
Posted By 4legsgood
I live part time on a lake with a gravity septic...

I live part time on a lake with a gravity septic system, circa 70's. My approach, 'if it's yellow let it mellow', and so on. No laundry facilities (but amazingly cute laundromat near by). I looked...
Forum: Health and Early Retirement 06-05-2018, 12:00 PM
Replies: 162
Views: 9,165
Posted By 4legsgood
Hopefully, and possibly not in the family record,...

Hopefully, and possibly not in the family record, your Aunt did get some help via British National Health System, put in place in 1948.
Forum: Other topics 06-01-2018, 02:32 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 3,175
Posted By 4legsgood
For lunch, grilled cheese with cheddar, mayo, and...

For lunch, grilled cheese with cheddar, mayo, and home sprouted mung beans. The mung sprouts held up to the heat. I was a little hesitant to try sprouting them, because web instruction all say home...
Forum: Stock Picking and Market Strategy 05-30-2018, 04:06 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,016
Posted By 4legsgood
I have accounts at both, and feel like they are...

I have accounts at both, and feel like they are about the same. I think Fidelity has lower trade cost for individual stocks. I somewhat prefer the commission free etfs at Fidelity (many ishares...
Forum: Other topics 05-29-2018, 11:54 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,617
Posted By 4legsgood
The marshmallow study never rang true for me, as...

The marshmallow study never rang true for me, as someone who has always thought plain marshmallows are pretty gross, and possibly that people who like them are a little off.
Forum: Other topics 05-29-2018, 11:05 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,617
Posted By 4legsgood
make s'mores!

make s'mores!
Forum: Other topics 05-29-2018, 10:57 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,617
Posted By 4legsgood
I think there was a recent study that said most...

I think there was a recent study that said most studies are deeply flawed....
Forum: Other topics 05-28-2018, 06:02 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,091
Posted By 4legsgood
If the goal is to keep your home if SHTF, is...

If the goal is to keep your home if SHTF, is there some way to turn your house or property into a money maker? Airbnb, pet sit, rooming house, rent garage for storage. Maybe it would be easy to turn...
Forum: FIRE and Money 05-26-2018, 07:09 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 5,823
Posted By 4legsgood
This reminds me of hearing from relative of a...

This reminds me of hearing from relative of a friend who is a high placed Hilton executive, on the Paris Hilton sex video, 'You can't buy that kind of publicity.' :laugh:
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