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Forum: Life after FIRE 01-19-2020, 11:53 AM
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True. Was thinking about a used Boston Whaler...

True. Was thinking about a used Boston Whaler 270 or 320 Vantage.
Forum: Life after FIRE 01-19-2020, 11:51 AM
Replies: 53
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Posted By sterlingmossy
Yes Used is definitely the way I would go. ...

Yes Used is definitely the way I would go. Totally agree on the value.
Forum: Life after FIRE 01-19-2020, 11:49 AM
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Views: 1,681
Posted By sterlingmossy
Yeah I went through the same exercise with a...

Yeah I went through the same exercise with a plane. The issue seems to be the ability to rent exactly the plane/boat you want. For the plane I want to back country fly in ID. A 182 can work for...
Forum: Life after FIRE 01-19-2020, 11:45 AM
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Posted By sterlingmossy
Haha, yep!

Haha, yep!
Forum: Life after FIRE 01-19-2020, 08:44 AM
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Views: 1,681
Posted By sterlingmossy
What % of Net Worth on a Boat

I have just retired (54) and am spending 51% of my time in Florida. I am thinking about getting a boat (stinkpot) to run around in with the family. Does anybody have a point of view about what % of...
Forum: FIRE and Money 05-17-2019, 06:26 PM
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Views: 9,422
Posted By sterlingmossy
+1 for the miata

+1 for the miata
Forum: Life after FIRE 11-21-2018, 09:12 AM
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Posted By sterlingmossy
Idaho. We just bought a place in Tetonia. Check...

Idaho. We just bought a place in Tetonia. Check it out.
Forum: FIRE and Money 11-13-2018, 06:05 PM
Replies: 141
Views: 13,888
Posted By sterlingmossy
I am a family or 4 with 2 in college living in...

I am a family or 4 with 2 in college living in Chicago with a Net worth of around $8m and I don't feel rich. It is funny how relative the world is.
Forum: FIRE and Money 02-23-2018, 09:12 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 5,234
Posted By sterlingmossy
Say I paid $500,000 for a place and it dropped...

Say I paid $500,000 for a place and it dropped 20% I would feel like I had “lost” $100k. I would kick myself for bad timing.
Forum: FIRE and Money 02-23-2018, 07:50 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 5,234
Posted By sterlingmossy
Because all of the places we are looking are...

Because all of the places we are looking are places where baby boomers would move to after they sell their home.
Forum: FIRE and Money 02-23-2018, 07:49 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 5,234
Posted By sterlingmossy
Fair point. I guess it would mentally hurt to...

Fair point. I guess it would mentally hurt to buy a place and watch it drop 20% but hey wait a while and it always comes back up. Was just looking for perspective.

Thanks for yours.
Forum: FIRE and Money 02-23-2018, 07:47 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 5,234
Posted By sterlingmossy
Haha, Well this is in the Jackson area, just the...

Haha, Well this is in the Jackson area, just the other side of the Tetons. The houses are more affordable here.

We are actually driving out to Utah where we have rented a house for the month of...
Forum: FIRE and Money 02-23-2018, 07:07 AM
Replies: 70
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Posted By sterlingmossy
Real estate market

Hi, my wife and I are looking at houses in Tetonia ID.

We are worried that the property market is at a peak right now and prices may drop as interest rates rise.

On the other hand the age wave...
Forum: FIRE and Money 02-16-2018, 02:54 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,184
Posted By sterlingmossy
Thanks, great perspective and a useful link.

Thanks, great perspective and a useful link.
Forum: FIRE and Money 02-16-2018, 02:20 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,184
Posted By sterlingmossy
Wise council. Running a company is so much...

Wise council. Running a company is so much easier than running a household!
Forum: FIRE and Money 02-16-2018, 02:15 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,184
Posted By sterlingmossy
Great perspective and ideas. Thank you.

Great perspective and ideas. Thank you.
Forum: FIRE and Money 02-16-2018, 02:13 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,184
Posted By sterlingmossy
Interesting perspective. I have been using...

Interesting perspective. I have been using Creative Planning who seem better than other planners I have used (Morgan, Merrill and UBS). I always thought of them giving estate planning and income...
Forum: FIRE and Money 02-16-2018, 10:40 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,184
Posted By sterlingmossy
I made that Mistake over on MMM ...

I made that Mistake over on MMM

https://forum.mrmoneymustache.com/case-studies/case-study-retiring-in-2020-looking-for-some-advice/


Happy to take any advice you have.
Forum: FIRE and Money 02-16-2018, 10:34 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,184
Posted By sterlingmossy
Thanks much, that worked.

Thanks much, that worked.
Forum: FIRE and Money 02-15-2018, 06:59 AM
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Views: 1,184
Posted By sterlingmossy
Thanks. I have been doing a lot of reading and...

Thanks. I have been doing a lot of reading and have a very good financial planner. The coach I am looking for would serve a different role. More like a budget therapist :). Somebody that can help...
Forum: FIRE and Money 02-15-2018, 05:57 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,184
Posted By sterlingmossy
Online Money Coach

Hi,

As I prepare for ER I am looking to better control our family expenses (which have got a little out of control). I was thinking that some sort of money coach could be helpful (ideally...
Forum: FIRE and Money 02-14-2018, 08:56 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,458
Posted By sterlingmossy
26 Years married, can't have been paying...

26 Years married, can't have been paying attention!
Forum: FIRE and Money 02-14-2018, 08:55 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,458
Posted By sterlingmossy
Thanks. I do like to ski but that isn't the main...

Thanks. I do like to ski but that isn't the main reason I want to move to a ski town. The main reason is to surround myself with active, outdoors people year round. I have spent plenty of time in...
Forum: FIRE and Money 02-14-2018, 08:51 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,458
Posted By sterlingmossy
Thanks, great write up and pics. Love...

Thanks, great write up and pics. Love yellowstone. My wife and I did a 10 day horse pack trip there last summer and didn't see a soul.
Forum: FIRE and Money 02-14-2018, 07:32 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,458
Posted By sterlingmossy
Haha, good thinking :) Well we leave for a Month...

Haha, good thinking :) Well we leave for a Month in Park City 3/1 so that is a start. I will let you know what car I buy.
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