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Forum: FIRE and Money Yesterday, 04:40 PM
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Alaska USA FCU

This has restricted membership, but good for all Washington residents and more. Their CD rates have a tiered structure that's not great at lower balances but at 100k, 5 years, it's 3.55%.

Pretty...
Forum: Other topics 03-13-2019, 07:58 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 3,176
Posted By 4legsgood
I remember late in the quarter of an upper...

I remember late in the quarter of an upper division math class that consisted of nothing but doing proofs a fellow student said to me, "Why don't I ever see you in the library?", and I said I like...
Forum: Health and Early Retirement 03-13-2019, 07:52 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 5,425
Posted By 4legsgood
A++)...

A++) https://www.amazon.com/Authentic-Hitachi-Original-Magic-Wand

Right?
Forum: Hi, I am... 03-12-2019, 11:32 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,631
Posted By 4legsgood
I gave about 4 weeks notice. I spent most of it...

I gave about 4 weeks notice. I spent most of it documenting my work and cleaning my office. I left that place antiseptic clean, they could've performed surgery in there if they wanted. As soon as...
Forum: Health and Early Retirement 03-12-2019, 11:07 AM
Replies: 115
Views: 5,425
Posted By 4legsgood
Since I've always had insomnia, stress, night...

Since I've always had insomnia, stress, night sweats, if I had any menopausal symptoms they blended in with my norm. Menopause was good news. I've always hated periods, as painful, messy,...
Forum: FIRE and Money 02-16-2019, 04:15 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 4,886
Posted By 4legsgood
find a current comp if possible

Can you find a current comp?

Is water source good? I know someone who built a beautiful house near Oroville, and then the well ran dry. Might not be a problem in this area.
Forum: FIRE and Money 02-16-2019, 10:42 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 6,490
Posted By 4legsgood
I was happy to discover an auto insurance...

I was happy to discover an auto insurance discount. At 55, if you take an accepted defensive driving course (I did online, through AAA for $17), you qualify for a discount. It qualified me for $40...
Forum: FIRE and Money 02-03-2019, 10:55 AM
Replies: 172
Views: 11,179
Posted By 4legsgood
In my state (WA), primary residence is just...

In my state (WA), primary residence is just protected to $125k.

I do have an umbrella policy, purchased when I bought lake front property. Also, I have large trees on properties, and a large dog...
Forum: FIRE and Money 02-02-2019, 01:04 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,351
Posted By 4legsgood
+1, this keeps me sleeping well, and combined...

+1, this keeps me sleeping well, and combined with stock allocation in total US stock market.
Forum: Other topics 12-04-2018, 10:41 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,315
Posted By 4legsgood
Same here, I think because TJ's never have sales....

Same here, I think because TJ's never have sales. I love Trader Joe's, and really appreciate the fact that in general no junk ingredients in their products, though I still read the labels. I bargain...
Forum: FIRE and Money 08-08-2018, 10:20 AM
Replies: 204
Views: 15,808
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, 11:57 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 2,547
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, 11:24 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 6,366
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, 11:12 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 2,547
Posted By 4legsgood
Uh oh, those are junk food?:(

Uh oh, those are junk food?:(
Forum: Other topics 07-22-2018, 10:55 AM
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Views: 191,996
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, 09:48 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 2,547
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, 08:13 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 6,494
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, 06:58 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,464
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, 11:20 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 6,206
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, 11:09 AM
Replies: 136
Views: 16,274
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, 09:30 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 6,206
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, 07:43 PM
Replies: 161
Views: 6,706
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, 09:36 AM
Replies: 266
Views: 20,773
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, 09:54 AM
Replies: 175
Views: 14,502
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, 05:51 PM
Replies: 125
Views: 12,679
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.
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