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Forum: FIRE and Money 07-24-2015, 12:51 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 745
Posted By MissMolly
I began consulting the month after I retired from...

I began consulting the month after I retired from my state job and have continued for the past 4 1/2 years. I love it. I mostly work from home but do occasional on-site work, usually about twice a...
Forum: Health and Early Retirement 06-29-2015, 08:07 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,454
Posted By MissMolly
Both DH and I got the shot almost 2 years ago. I...

Both DH and I got the shot almost 2 years ago. I had no reaction whatsoever. DH was red and itchy at the injection site for a couple of days. Neither of us has had shingles. We both had the...
Forum: FIRE and Money 06-26-2015, 09:41 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 5,296
Posted By MissMolly
UGH! Too many acronyms and too late at night for...

UGH! Too many acronyms and too late at night for me. I'm going to bed ;)
Forum: FIRE and Money 06-26-2015, 09:35 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 5,296
Posted By MissMolly
Oh, OK, I see now what you are saying. That...

Oh, OK, I see now what you are saying. That makes perfect sense. Thanks!
Forum: FIRE and Money 06-26-2015, 09:10 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 5,296
Posted By MissMolly
Yes, you will always get the highest amount you...

Yes, you will always get the highest amount you qualify for at the time you file when filling before FRA and of course, survivor amounts don't enter into the calculations until your spouse is...
Forum: FIRE and Money 06-26-2015, 08:53 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 5,296
Posted By MissMolly
You are correct and I thought about that after I...

You are correct and I thought about that after I posted but in trying to make my point about not getting a "do over" if you file early I forgot to mention it. I'm glad you clarified that. Thanks!
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Forum: FIRE and Money 06-26-2015, 08:19 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 5,296
Posted By MissMolly
Yes, but if you file for benefits before FRA, SSA...

Yes, but if you file for benefits before FRA, SSA will determine which is higher, your own but reduced for filing early or 50% spousal reduced for claiming early. And then that's it. You don't get...
Forum: FIRE and Money 06-26-2015, 07:16 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 5,296
Posted By MissMolly
jpjr, I hate to burst your bubble, but I don't...

jpjr, I hate to burst your bubble, but I don't think what you are planning can be done. First of all, if a spouse files for their own benefits before they are full retirement age, they cannot come...
Forum: Travel Information 06-04-2015, 11:16 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,758
Posted By MissMolly
Oh my goodness! Heal fast :flowers::flowers:

Oh my goodness! Heal fast :flowers::flowers:
Forum: Health and Early Retirement 05-27-2015, 06:33 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,209
Posted By MissMolly
This could help for jar opening. ...

This could help for jar opening.


Amazon.com: under the cabinet jar opener...
Forum: Health and Early Retirement 05-27-2015, 09:51 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,209
Posted By MissMolly
Over the course of the last couple of decades I...

Over the course of the last couple of decades I have had carpal tunnel surgery, broken hand, broken elbow, tennis elbow surgery and two rotator cuff surgeries all on my right (dominant) hand/arm and...
Forum: Life after FIRE 04-02-2015, 04:43 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 429
Posted By MissMolly
Hold the letter key down for 1 or 2 seconds. ...

Hold the letter key down for 1 or 2 seconds. Don't just press it, but hold it down and you will get a choice of accented letters to choose from.
Forum: Other topics 03-18-2015, 09:13 PM
Replies: 203
Views: 8,906
Posted By MissMolly
In our situation, although we are all covered by...

In our situation, although we are all covered by Anthem, they are all different policies. I am covered under my state retirement system. Prior to 2015 the retirement system had us all covered under...
Forum: Other topics 03-18-2015, 01:38 PM
Replies: 203
Views: 8,906
Posted By MissMolly
My husband and son each received one over the...

My husband and son each received one over the weekend from Anthem. I received a notice from my retirement system, but nothing directly from Anthem.
Forum: Other topics 03-14-2015, 04:46 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 723
Posted By MissMolly
Very sorry for your loss. I think most of us...

Very sorry for your loss. I think most of us have been where you are and understand.
Forum: Other topics 02-25-2015, 04:14 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,288
Posted By MissMolly
Thanks. I don't have any Spelt or white whole...

Thanks. I don't have any Spelt or white whole wheat flour so I will pick some up at the grocery tomorrow (senior discount day :coolsmiley:) and give this a try.
Forum: Other topics 02-25-2015, 12:38 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,288
Posted By MissMolly
Since so many seem to make pizza, would anyone...

Since so many seem to make pizza, would anyone care to share a great pizza dough recipe for use in the bread machine?
Forum: FIRE and Money 02-25-2015, 08:32 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 910
Posted By MissMolly
Independent - I thought in order to claim spousal...

Independent - I thought in order to claim spousal benefits, the spouse would have to file first - not necessarily be taking, but at least file and suspend, is that not correct?
Forum: Other topics 02-24-2015, 04:10 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 445
Posted By MissMolly
Welcome to a fellow Kentuckian! I, too, am a...

Welcome to a fellow Kentuckian! I, too, am a retiree in the State Retirement System. I bought 5 years air time many years ago (back in 1999) and it was much, much more affordable then than it is...
Forum: FIRE and Money 02-24-2015, 02:14 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 910
Posted By MissMolly
If you wait until your FRA and your spouse has...

If you wait until your FRA and your spouse has filed (or filed and suspended) for SS at his FRA or later, you can get a spousal benefit of 1/2 of his FRA amount, not 1/2 of his age 70 amount. But...
Forum: FIRE and Money 02-23-2015, 06:41 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,037
Posted By MissMolly
Yes, married people have the same option to file...

Yes, married people have the same option to file and suspend and then get a retroactive lump sum if they choose. However, at that point they will have been deemed as having filed for SS at their...
Forum: Other topics 02-23-2015, 05:22 PM
Replies: 203
Views: 8,906
Posted By MissMolly
I did in a round-about way from the state...

I did in a round-about way from the state retirement system:


Due to the recent Anthem cyberattack, current and former Anthem members (dating back to 2004) are being offered identity repair...
Forum: Other topics 02-21-2015, 08:05 PM
Replies: 1,446
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Views: 153,617
Posted By MissMolly
First Birthday

My beautiful little granddaughter turned one :smitten::smitten:
Forum: Other topics 02-01-2015, 10:49 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,281
Posted By MissMolly
Insight Guide to Alaska - a book my sister was...

Insight Guide to Alaska - a book my sister was giving as a Christmas gift to her SIL who was moving to Alaska. My sister didn't have a home computer at the time.

31" Concept Series Skateboard - a...
Forum: Other topics 01-27-2015, 08:54 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 766
Posted By MissMolly
Small woodpecker with red head is probably a...

Small woodpecker with red head is probably a Downy Woodpecker. Your little grey bird is a Junco. You usually only see them at feeders in the winter.
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