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Forum: FIRE and Money Yesterday, 09:06 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,354
Posted By Tadpole
I update on Saturday. Last Saturday, I was up...

I update on Saturday. Last Saturday, I was up .04% so, since I am overweight energy, I imagine it will be substantially less after next Saturday.
Forum: FIRE Related Political Topics 01-26-2015, 11:30 AM
Replies: 101
Views: 4,059
Posted By Tadpole
Yea, stupid me, I should have realized this. So...

Yea, stupid me, I should have realized this. So you win it in a Saudi Oil Sovereign Fund lottery.
Forum: FIRE Related Political Topics 01-26-2015, 10:31 AM
Replies: 101
Views: 4,059
Posted By Tadpole
But it does make me wonder what my frugal, work...

But it does make me wonder what my frugal, work adverse crowd at this forum would adapt as a life-style if they were a member of the exclusive 1%. How would you feel about mere mortals scrapping for...
Forum: FIRE Related Political Topics 01-26-2015, 10:27 AM
Replies: 101
Views: 4,059
Posted By Tadpole
This is the number of 1%ers from the BBC article...

This is the number of 1%ers from the BBC article divided by the populations of the countries from Wikipedia, then sorted lowest population to highest:

Switzerland 9.76%
Australia 7.59%
Canada...
Forum: Health and Early Retirement 01-24-2015, 01:35 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,898
Posted By Tadpole
Thanks everyone for the explanation. Leaving...

Thanks everyone for the explanation. Leaving Medicare aid out of my LTC calculations was correct in our case.
Forum: Health and Early Retirement 01-24-2015, 11:56 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,898
Posted By Tadpole
If someone is in a nursing home for several years...

If someone is in a nursing home for several years will Medicare cover the first 100 days of each year or does it only cover temporary/short term stays?
Forum: Health and Early Retirement 01-24-2015, 09:28 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,898
Posted By Tadpole
REWahoo, in a previous thread, gave a link to a...

REWahoo, in a previous thread, gave a link to a Genworthy study of costs by state that I will repeat here:
https://www.genworth.com/corporate/about-genworth/industry-expertise/state-maps.html

...
Forum: Other topics 01-23-2015, 02:47 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 634
Posted By Tadpole
Nothing like Kale sautéed in a bit of left over...

Nothing like Kale sautéed in a bit of left over from breakfast bacon fat with the left over strips shredded on top.
Forum: FIRE Related Political Topics 01-23-2015, 12:51 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 4,059
Posted By Tadpole
I never know how one is supposed to feel about...

I never know how one is supposed to feel about these things. Should you feel happy because you are in the top .3% of the world or sad that what you thought was your piddle of resources is not...
Forum: Other topics 01-23-2015, 09:42 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 634
Posted By Tadpole
Is there an "artificial" bacon? The reason I ask...

Is there an "artificial" bacon? The reason I ask is that I went to lunch at a nearby Dairy Queen because I wanted a turtle blizzard. I ordered a bacon cheeseburger. The bacon may have been some sort...
Forum: Other topics 01-22-2015, 03:46 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 573
Posted By Tadpole
We bought a new car when we retired. Our expenses...

We bought a new car when we retired. Our expenses have been:
Auto expenses first 4 years new 2011 Toyota Camry LE
original price $22492.24
gasoline $1802.86 $37.55/mo
insurance $2513.16 $52/mo...
Forum: Forum Admin 01-21-2015, 08:11 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 672
Posted By Tadpole
Ameriprise ad did it to me last night for awhile.

Ameriprise ad did it to me last night for awhile.
Forum: Other topics 01-06-2015, 01:09 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 2,773
Posted By Tadpole
I'm not much of a true belonger so, like the...

I'm not much of a true belonger so, like the chameleon tree frog I someday hope to be, I just adjust to my surroundings.

But back to the subject at hand. I would hate to have to consider that...
Forum: Other topics 01-06-2015, 08:43 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 2,773
Posted By Tadpole
Early on I used several handles at different...

Early on I used several handles at different websites/forums. Then I would use these over and over in similar circumstances. For example, I first used "Tadpole" here. Then I used it on other forums I...
Forum: Life after FIRE 01-03-2015, 11:24 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,491
Posted By Tadpole
Congratulations and Thank you! Last day of work...

Congratulations and Thank you! Last day of work threads make my day.
Forum: FIRE and Money 12-28-2014, 07:52 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 3,155
Posted By Tadpole
$20,430

$20,430
Forum: FIRE and Money 12-24-2014, 09:15 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 6,954
Posted By Tadpole
I would imagine that it takes a lot more money to...

I would imagine that it takes a lot more money to retire a 45 and live to be 80 than it does to retire at 65 and live to be 100.
Forum: FIRE and Money 12-22-2014, 10:16 AM
Replies: 179
Views: 21,218
Posted By Tadpole
Each person here is different with one possible...

Each person here is different with one possible exception - they are trying to achieve that magic financial situation permitting them to sustain their own chosen lifestyle for the remainder of their...
Forum: FIRE and Money 12-11-2014, 02:32 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,946
Posted By Tadpole
Texconsin, Ordinarily, retiring at age 48 with 25...

Texconsin, Ordinarily, retiring at age 48 with 25 yrs would not qualify him for immediate pension benefits. To do so he was in a special circumstance or special age sensitive carrier field or he had...
Forum: FIRE and Money 12-09-2014, 02:02 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 3,058
Posted By Tadpole
No; we just aren't spending that much.

No; we just aren't spending that much.
Forum: FIRE and Money 12-09-2014, 11:46 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 3,058
Posted By Tadpole
We are trying to increase our spending but it's...

We are trying to increase our spending but it's just too dang hard.
Forum: Health and Early Retirement 12-05-2014, 09:04 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 4,604
Posted By Tadpole
I was asking a question. How could I supply my...

I was asking a question. How could I supply my own answer? Actually two questions - how disabilities are accommodated (think can't exercise, type I diabetes, genetic disorders that affect blood...
Forum: Health and Early Retirement 12-05-2014, 08:42 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 4,604
Posted By Tadpole
What accommodation is made, if any, or what price...

What accommodation is made, if any, or what price increase is imposed for people with disabilities that cannot participate in wellness programs and, through no fault of their own, cannot control...
Forum: FIRE and Money 11-30-2014, 05:15 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 3,949
Posted By Tadpole
Boy why not just one line that reads - Eliminate...

Boy why not just one line that reads - Eliminate all veterans benefits for Vietnam era vets.
Forum: Other topics 11-28-2014, 09:14 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 1,932
Posted By Tadpole
I owe my soul to the Amazon Store. Free Kindle...

I owe my soul to the Amazon Store. Free Kindle Apps, a $49 Kindle reader for a Christmas gift, a bed jacket for my sister (not on sale).
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