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Forum: FIRE and Money Yesterday, 05:50 AM
Replies: 12
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Posted By Helen
We moved money into an existing Vanguard account...

We moved money into an existing Vanguard account from Morgan Stanley about a month ago and needed a medallion signature. Our credit union was able to do it for us in about 15 or less minutes. We...
Forum: Health and Early Retirement 01-27-2015, 10:53 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,051
Posted By Helen
I was thinking the same thing yesterday. While...

I was thinking the same thing yesterday. While standing in line at Trader Joe's I saw a box of crackers with flax and chia seeds added to it. There's a lot of organic junk food at Whole Foods too.
Forum: Health and Early Retirement 01-27-2015, 10:50 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,051
Posted By Helen
I took a lot of abuse when I broke my ankle while...

I took a lot of abuse when I broke my ankle while walking to the gym one morning. :)
Forum: FIRE and Money 01-26-2015, 11:19 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 4,811
Posted By Helen
Please notice I said, "a lot" of financial...

Please notice I said, "a lot" of financial advisors and not "all". :flowers:
Forum: FIRE and Money 01-26-2015, 07:52 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 844
Posted By Helen
Corporate Orphan, I am very sorry for the loss of...

Corporate Orphan, I am very sorry for the loss of your mother. Take good care of yourself.
Forum: FIRE and Money 01-26-2015, 07:27 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 4,811
Posted By Helen
Rustward, with all due respect, you could choose...

Rustward, with all due respect, you could choose to skip posts with 'FA' in the title. I seriously doubt you are going to change the opinions of those of us who think a lot of FAs are slimy...
Forum: Other topics 01-26-2015, 07:14 PM
Replies: 3,449
Views: 127,263
Posted By Helen
We need snow in the PNW. I am in a meetup group...

We need snow in the PNW. I am in a meetup group that has reserved a cabin for this weekend to go snowshoeing. It's either going to turn into a hiking trip or be cancelled...
Forum: Hi, I am... 01-25-2015, 10:59 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 595
Posted By Helen
Wow, you are very impressive! Congratulations on...

Wow, you are very impressive! Congratulations on your accomplishments. I have a feeling you will reach your goal to retire at 40.

What do you want to do in retirement?
Forum: FIRE and Money 01-25-2015, 01:11 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 2,964
Posted By Helen
I brought my awards and plaques home from work...

I brought my awards and plaques home from work and they immediately went in the trash. I thought it would be rude to leave it in the garbage can in my office.

I kept a couple of computer books...
Forum: Life after FIRE 01-25-2015, 11:16 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,165
Posted By Helen
Fantastic, Utrecht! I have no doubt you will...

Fantastic, Utrecht! I have no doubt you will enjoy your retirement. What are your plans?
Forum: FIRE Related Political Topics 01-25-2015, 11:14 AM
Replies: 101
Views: 4,185
Posted By Helen
I always refer to my yellow blow up boat as my...

I always refer to my yellow blow up boat as my yacht. The last one has lasted about 8 years. Alas, I think it is time for a new one this year. I hope Costco sells them again.
Forum: FIRE and Money 01-25-2015, 09:58 AM
Replies: 382
Views: 21,009
Posted By Helen
I just received my Chase Preferred VISA card last...

I just received my Chase Preferred VISA card last week, but I did not get a PIN with it. Did anyone get a PIN with their Chase Preferred VISA card?
Forum: FIRE and Money 01-24-2015, 08:27 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 4,811
Posted By Helen
I like to think of the fees in terms of my...

I like to think of the fees in terms of my withdrawal rate. For most of us, 2% would be 50% of our gross investment income.
Forum: FIRE and Money 01-23-2015, 11:37 AM
Replies: 382
Views: 21,009
Posted By Helen
I've been looking for a good ATM card for...

I've been looking for a good ATM card for overseas use. One of my credit unions has a card with no foreign transaction fee but will charge $2.50 per transaction when the ATM is not one of theirs. ...
Forum: Other topics 01-23-2015, 11:32 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,684
Posted By Helen
This is an excellent analogy. How we treat...

This is an excellent analogy. How we treat animals in an industrialized farm environment is beyond cruel.

Back to the OP topic; Al, are the eggs refrigerated?
Forum: FIRE and Money 01-23-2015, 08:50 AM
Replies: 382
Views: 21,009
Posted By Helen
I just replaced my Fido card with a Chase...

I just replaced my Fido card with a Chase preferred VISA and a PenFed VISA, neither of which have international transaction fees. I went on a trip to New Zealand last year and paid a lot in...
Forum: FIRE and Money 01-21-2015, 10:58 PM
Replies: 165
Views: 10,748
Posted By Helen
This was my favorite:

This was my favorite:
Forum: Hi, I am... 01-15-2015, 09:54 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 685
Posted By Helen
Good for you for finding the early retirement ...

Good for you for finding the early retirement board on the Motley Fool when you were in college!!!! I used to follow that board too, but I was well into my career by then.

You have a great...
Forum: FIRE and Money 01-15-2015, 10:55 AM
Replies: 165
Views: 10,748
Posted By Helen
I can take my time and think through what I want...

I can take my time and think through what I want to say, but I need time to process new information, especially if there is math involved or if someone is trying to spin something.

I prefer...
Forum: FIRE and Money 01-15-2015, 09:50 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 3,429
Posted By Helen
+1 I woke up thinking about this and...

+1

I woke up thinking about this and wondering if I should up they amount to $3 million.
Forum: FIRE and Money 01-15-2015, 09:33 AM
Replies: 165
Views: 10,748
Posted By Helen
Not me. In a situation like this I prefer email....

Not me. In a situation like this I prefer email. I can take my time when composing the message (and cool down if I am upset). And, I can take my time when reading the response so that I can think...
Forum: Other topics 01-14-2015, 09:58 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,194
Posted By Helen
I went in to a RS recently to buy a HDMI cable. ...

I went in to a RS recently to buy a HDMI cable. They wanted $40 for it. I came home and ordered one online for $3. It wasn't the same quality, but I don't use it much. Plus, I can buy a lot of...
Forum: FIRE and Money 01-14-2015, 11:32 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,903
Posted By Helen
Thanks for posting the link to this article, OP. ...

Thanks for posting the link to this article, OP. I sent the link to someone who is in the beginning stages of deciding whether to cash in his pension or not.
Forum: FIRE and Money 01-14-2015, 10:56 AM
Replies: 165
Views: 10,748
Posted By Helen
This is exactly what I was thinking. He never...

This is exactly what I was thinking. He never answered your question, Firemenow. He had you analyzing your own behavior instead of his.

So what is your next move?
Forum: FIRE and Money 01-13-2015, 09:12 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 4,011
Posted By Helen
This thread jarred my memory of something that...

This thread jarred my memory of something that happened to a good friend of mine. She was doing a difficult job really well. She found out something unethical was going on and she reported it...
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