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Forum: FIRE and Money Yesterday, 08:45 PM
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Posted By pb4uski
I was referring to insurers who offer extended...

I was referring to insurers who offer extended warranty insurance coverage. As I recall these are sold through the dealership and the dealership receives a commission on the sale (and a handsome...
Forum: FIRE and Money Yesterday, 07:20 PM
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Posted By pb4uski
ABCD.... quite creative! ;D

ABCD.... quite creative! ;D
Forum: FIRE and Money Yesterday, 02:33 PM
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Posted By pb4uski
+2 And on the UGMA accounts the mutual fund...

+2 And on the UGMA accounts the mutual fund company MAY have records of the cost basis. You may want to do some gains trading in those accounts annually to take advantage of the kiddie tax...
Forum: FIRE and Money Yesterday, 01:07 PM
Replies: 76
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Posted By pb4uski
+1 but I probably would have gone on to the...

+1 but I probably would have gone on to the owner/general manager or whoever the first F&I guy who was unresponsive reported to and complained about him. Your leverage is the survey that Toyota will...
Forum: FIRE and Money Yesterday, 11:37 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 1,929
Posted By pb4uski
So Johnnie, how did it go canceling the four...

So Johnnie, how did it go canceling the four policies with the dealer? Did they pressure you not to cancel? Do you think they will give you a prompt refund?
Forum: Other topics Yesterday, 10:21 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 612
Posted By pb4uski
With the Weber, usually just the grates that you...

With the Weber, usually just the grates that you cook on are cast iron (as an option the stock grates are enameled steel) because cast iron retains heat better than steel so it is better for...
Forum: Other topics Yesterday, 10:12 AM
Replies: 15
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Posted By pb4uski
+1 I have a 47" Vizio HDTV that is probably 8-9...

+1 I have a 47" Vizio HDTV that is probably 8-9 years old that I have been hoping will die so I can get a bigger smarter HDTV.
Forum: Life after FIRE Yesterday, 10:07 AM
Replies: 329
Views: 14,354
Posted By pb4uski
Much less than $200... currently $134 on...

Much less than $200... currently $134 on sears.com for the one I have, but I understand. I bought mine for a big (for me) project finishing off the garage loft which had a lot of trim and it was...
Forum: Other topics Yesterday, 08:15 AM
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Posted By pb4uski
I'm sorry for your loss. I wonder if your...

I'm sorry for your loss. I wonder if your parents were stuck in a loveless marriage of convenience. In any event it is heartbreaking. +1 with others... while you love your dad it sounds like he is...
Forum: Hi, I am... Yesterday, 08:05 AM
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Posted By pb4uski
Congratulations on your decision. Rather than...

Congratulations on your decision. Rather than quit would it be possible for you to take a long leave of absence? What I am thinking is to somehow keep ties with your current employer so if you want...
Forum: Life after FIRE Yesterday, 07:58 AM
Replies: 329
Views: 14,354
Posted By pb4uski
Consider a cordless battery brad nailer... I have...

Consider a cordless battery brad nailer... I have a Craftsman and it is great for trim and light brad jobs... lightweight and takes up little space. And mine uses the same 19v batteries that my...
Forum: Other topics Yesterday, 07:48 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 612
Posted By pb4uski
I used to buy Char-Broil and other "regular"...

I used to buy Char-Broil and other "regular" grills and in a few years they would be a rust bucket and I would throw them away.

Then over 10 years ago a friend talked me into buying a Weber and it...
Forum: Other topics Yesterday, 07:37 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 206
Posted By pb4uski
+1 I don't buy them since I know they are highly...

+1 I don't buy them since I know they are highly profitable to the warrantor so they are not a good deal for me. I do pay for such items with a credit card that doubles the manufacturer's warranty...
Forum: Life after FIRE 02-09-2016, 09:34 PM
Replies: 262
Views: 9,992
Posted By pb4uski
Walked 18 today for the first time in a long...

Walked 18 today for the first time in a long time. My home course is to hilly to walk 18... at best I walk the front 9 and ride the back 9. My legs were fine but my feet were hurting for the last...
Forum: FIRE and Money 02-09-2016, 09:27 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 1,929
Posted By pb4uski
So you rang the alarm bell based on an ancient...

So you rang the alarm bell based on an ancient and isolated example that wasn't even in the US? Were any claims not paid?

At least in the US as you know, it is very possible for a troubled...
Forum: FIRE and Money 02-09-2016, 09:05 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 1,929
Posted By pb4uski
One of my major clients was an insurer that...

One of my major clients was an insurer that specialized in extended warranties and it was an obscenely profitable business. Reserving was not a particular issue because claims were reasonably...
Forum: FIRE and Money 02-08-2016, 07:43 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 1,929
Posted By pb4uski
Must be different engine... the Grand Priz never...

Must be different engine... the Grand Priz never had the 5 cylinder to my knowledge.
Forum: Life after FIRE 02-08-2016, 05:39 PM
Replies: 329
Views: 14,354
Posted By pb4uski
You should have said "Oh, ok. Do you happen to...

You should have said "Oh, ok. Do you happen to know their phone number?"

It would have been interesting to hear the response.
Forum: Life after FIRE 02-08-2016, 05:34 PM
Replies: 329
Views: 14,354
Posted By pb4uski
Really? I downloaded mine from Vanguard on...

Really? I downloaded mine from Vanguard on January 18th.
Forum: Life after FIRE 02-08-2016, 05:28 PM
Replies: 329
Views: 14,354
Posted By pb4uski
You all motivated me to file my return today. ...

You all motivated me to file my return today. Had it all ready to go... just had to do a final review and file.
Forum: FIRE and Money 02-08-2016, 03:42 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 1,929
Posted By pb4uski
Chevy Colorado 5 cyl - Volvo design IIRC - I...

Chevy Colorado 5 cyl - Volvo design IIRC - I would not read much into my instance as I think it was an isolated instance as I haven't heard of a consistent problem with those engines and head...
Forum: Health and Early Retirement 02-08-2016, 03:29 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 715
Posted By pb4uski
I had dental insurance when I was working. Our...

I had dental insurance when I was working. Our dentist who we had used for years and was a childhood friend was not in network.... we ended up paying the difference between what he charged and the...
Forum: FIRE and Money 02-08-2016, 12:09 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 1,929
Posted By pb4uski
I bought my truck as a CPO vehicle... at the time...

I bought my truck as a CPO vehicle... at the time it was a year old and had 20k miles and the COP extended the 3/36 to 3/39 (or something like that).

In any event, we needed to replace the head...
Forum: Other topics 02-08-2016, 12:03 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,481
Posted By pb4uski
+1 I knew the Denver D was outstanding from...

+1 I knew the Denver D was outstanding from their performance in the AFC Championship where they knocked Tom Brady around a lot. I thought Cam Newton's mobility would make a difference but it...
Forum: Life after FIRE 02-08-2016, 08:48 AM
Replies: 329
Views: 14,354
Posted By pb4uski
My Dad routinely had that same problem... but...

My Dad routinely had that same problem... but they ultimately return them so he had something like 24 pairs of readers that we found here there and everywhere after he passed on. We thought that...
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