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Forum: Life after FIRE 12-11-2014, 05:30 PM
Replies: 683
Views: 30,824
Posted By akck
Replaced a toilet yesterday. One thing with age...

Replaced a toilet yesterday. One thing with age is that we find it more comfortable to have higher toilets in the house. Seems it's easier on the knees when you don't have to squat as much or to...
Forum: Life after FIRE 12-06-2014, 01:02 AM
Replies: 747
Views: 54,905
Posted By akck
Added two more class members: 1. HeatherB...

Added two more class members:

1. HeatherB - 2013
2. Retire2013 - 2013
3. Ronstar - 04/02/2014
4. akck - 01/01/2014 - Age 60
5. Redbugdave - 01/10/2014 - Age 56
6. AnnieK - 07/30/2014- Age...
Forum: Life after FIRE 11-30-2014, 01:07 AM
Replies: 747
Views: 54,905
Posted By akck
Yes, that is correct. Also, H would be a...

Yes, that is correct. Also, H would be a member's husband.
Forum: Life after FIRE 11-27-2014, 12:55 AM
Replies: 747
Views: 54,905
Posted By akck
It's been a while since the last update: 1....

It's been a while since the last update:

1. HeatherB - 2013
2. Retire2013 - 2013
3. Ronstar - 04/02/2014
4. akck - 01/01/2014 - Age 60
5. Redbugdave - 01/10/2014 - Age 56
6. ...
Forum: Life after FIRE 09-23-2014, 11:06 PM
Replies: 747
Views: 54,905
Posted By akck
New update: 1. HeatherB - 2013 2....

New update:

1. HeatherB - 2013
2. Retire2013 - 2013
3. Ronstar - 04/02/2014
4. akck - 01/01/2014 - Age 60
5. Redbugdave - 01/10/2014 - Age 56
6. AnnieK - 07/30/2014- Age 55
7. debster747 -...
Forum: Life after FIRE 09-12-2014, 03:47 PM
Replies: 747
Views: 54,905
Posted By akck
Congrats! Way to go! Sent from my iPhone...

Congrats! Way to go!


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Forum: FIRE and Money 08-14-2014, 10:34 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,561
Posted By akck
I take a different approach by determining the...

I take a different approach by determining the smallest return that will allow my plan to survive. So far, anything above 1% will keep me going to age 95. I use an inflation factor of 3% and anything...
Forum: Life after FIRE 08-13-2014, 12:30 PM
Replies: 683
Views: 30,824
Posted By akck
My son has an electrical switch by his front door...

My son has an electrical switch by his front door that tested live for power, but it didn't seem to do anything. Upon further inspection, one lead of the line was disconnected under the house. As...
Forum: FIRE and Money 08-11-2014, 09:35 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,543
Posted By akck
Social Security Spousal Benefit restrictions?

This will be affected by GPO, as mentioned in another post. The result may mean she gets no spousal benefit, depending on the amount of her pension.



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Forum: Life after FIRE 08-09-2014, 01:27 AM
Replies: 747
Views: 54,905
Posted By akck
Another update and two added. welcome...

Another update and two added. welcome wishin&hopin and Milkman, who was added at #26 (bolded for now):

1. HeatherB - 2013
2. Retire2013 - 2013
3. Ronstar - 04/02/2014
4. akck - 01/01/2014 -...
Forum: Life after FIRE 08-02-2014, 12:40 AM
Replies: 371
Views: 12,192
Posted By akck
Back Button Autofocus

I found this video about switching autofocus on your DSLR. It was on a link posted to a Facebook group.

How to use Nikon's AF-ON and back button autofocus | Nikon Rumors...
Forum: Life after FIRE 08-01-2014, 11:58 PM
Replies: 747
Views: 54,905
Posted By akck
Just a couple of dates and an age updated: ...

Just a couple of dates and an age updated:

1. HeatherB - 2013
2. Retire2013 - 2013
3. Ronstar - 04/02/2014
4. akck - 01/01/2014 - Age 60
5. Redbugdave - 01/10/2014
6. AnnieK - 07/30/2014- Age...
Forum: Life after FIRE 08-01-2014, 01:07 AM
Replies: 112
Views: 6,273
Posted By akck
That was the first thing I noticed too. That and...

That was the first thing I noticed too. That and of course SAHMs, shopping with the toddlers. Of course at 60, you'd consider me to be one of the old people. ;D
Forum: Life after FIRE 08-01-2014, 01:00 AM
Replies: 15,853
Views: 751,333
Posted By akck
We're having a few days of nice weather, so I...

We're having a few days of nice weather, so I power washed the deck in preparation to stain it tomorrow. The dogs won't be too happy as they'll have to either stay out in the fenced yard or be holed...
Forum: Life after FIRE 07-22-2014, 03:06 PM
Replies: 747
Views: 54,905
Posted By akck
Another update with dates and ages added: 1....

Another update with dates and ages added:

1. HeatherB - 2013
2. Retire2013 - 2013
3. Ronstar - 04/02/2014
4. akck - 01/01/2014 - Age 60
5. Redbugdave - 01/10/2014
6. AnnieK - 07/30/2014- Age...
Forum: Life after FIRE 07-13-2014, 11:36 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 7,571
Posted By akck
There was a prenuptial. It's been over 20 years,...

There was a prenuptial. It's been over 20 years, so who knows where it would stand.
Forum: Life after FIRE 07-12-2014, 12:16 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 7,571
Posted By akck
When my mom died, we had no problems dividing her...

When my mom died, we had no problems dividing her estate. While she didn't have a will, she did make her intentions known.

When my wife's father passes, we're expecting nothing. He remarried...
Forum: FIRE and Money 07-12-2014, 11:32 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 979
Posted By akck
It's unlikely the county will find out, but there...

It's unlikely the county will find out, but there could be a problem if he puts the house up for sale. Someone will likely check records and see it's assessed with only one bathroom. They'll then...
Forum: Life after FIRE 07-12-2014, 12:24 AM
Replies: 747
Views: 54,905
Posted By akck
While we like to keep everyone on the list, I've...

While we like to keep everyone on the list, I've replaced jollystomper with bssc, our newest member at #30:

1. HeatherB - 2013
2. Retire2013 - 2013
3. Ronstar - 04/02/2014
4. akck - 01/01/2014...
Forum: Life after FIRE 07-03-2014, 04:11 PM
Replies: 747
Views: 54,905
Posted By akck
Another update: 1. HeatherB - 2013 2....

Another update:

1. HeatherB - 2013
2. Retire2013 - 2013
3. Ronstar - 04/02/2014
4. akck - 01/01/2014 - Age 60
5. Redbugdave - 01/10/2014
6. AnnieK - 07/30/2014- Age 55
7. debster747 -...
Forum: FIRE and Money 07-03-2014, 10:56 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,558
Posted By akck
While I haven't worked all the numbers yet, I've...

While I haven't worked all the numbers yet, I've come to the conclusion that my RMDs will be in the 25% tax bracket. So, I plan to convert as much as possible prior to taking them. At minimum, I'll...
Forum: Travel Information 07-02-2014, 06:59 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,017
Posted By akck
My wife went in for her Pre check interview on...

My wife went in for her Pre check interview on Friday and by Monday she was approved and had her KTN. Now, we'll both be able to keep our shoes on and avoid the long airport TSA lines almost every...
Forum: Life after FIRE 06-28-2014, 01:22 AM
Replies: 747
Views: 54,905
Posted By akck
More ages added, new members and imoldernu DIL...

More ages added, new members and imoldernu DIL added replacing sbwitte #6, who is delaying 3 years:

1. HeatherB - 2013
2. Retire2013 - 2013
3. Ronstar - 04/02/2014
4. akck - 01/01/2014 - Age...
Forum: Life after FIRE 06-26-2014, 03:18 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,217
Posted By akck
I retired earlier this year. I had 28+ shirts and...

I retired earlier this year. I had 28+ shirts and 15 slacks I wore for work. Once retired, we trashed/donated all but 5 shirts and 6 slacks (2 of each color in 2 sizes). I have 1 suit which I haven't...
Forum: FIRE and Money 06-26-2014, 02:48 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,558
Posted By akck
As you found out, you cannot convert RMDs to...

As you found out, you cannot convert RMDs to Roths. What you can do is to start converting now, thus lessening your RMDs later. Of course, you should analyze your tax situation to determine how much...
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