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Forum: Other topics 01-08-2014, 02:55 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 601
Posted By l2ridehd
I owned a 97 Dyna Glide. It was a great bike,...

I owned a 97 Dyna Glide. It was a great bike, especially if you ride alone. A bit small if you have a passenger on the back most of the time. I wish I still had mine. I sold it and bought an 06...
Forum: Stock Picking (Individual Security Analysis) 02-22-2013, 09:59 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,663
Posted By l2ridehd
Your stock may match index funds today, but try...

Your stock may match index funds today, but try to do it for 30 years. Even Peter Lynch gave up. Follow a LazyTraders slice and dice 6 fund portfolio and you will sleep well, stop watching the...
Forum: FIRE and Money 02-15-2013, 06:10 AM
Replies: 95
Views: 6,562
Posted By l2ridehd
Live and learn inspired as well. And I like the...

Live and learn inspired as well. And I like the way you split expenses by category. When I was working I made excellent money. To the point I never even thought about what I spent. If I wanted...
Forum: Life after FIRE 02-11-2013, 06:58 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 5,889
Posted By l2ridehd
I am also a Foodie. Must have good food,...

I am also a Foodie. Must have good food, selection and I cook a lot. There are three must have stores. Costco, Trader Joe's and Wegmans. I enjoy shopping at all three. Costco has great prices on...
Forum: Other topics 12-16-2012, 07:57 AM
Replies: 103
Views: 3,058
Posted By l2ridehd
Love to ride Harley Davidson became l2ridehd. ...

Love to ride Harley Davidson became l2ridehd. Probably should use an avatar of my 06 Road King
Forum: FIRE and Money 12-12-2012, 08:29 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,282
Posted By l2ridehd
This trend will continue as long as US companies...

This trend will continue as long as US companies are managed quarter to quarter by Wall Street reporting. I worked 30 years for IBM and retired on December 31, 1996 because they were eliminating the...
Forum: Other topics 11-08-2012, 06:04 AM
Replies: 213
Views: 7,800
Posted By l2ridehd
2004 Infiniti I35. That car had so many great...

2004 Infiniti I35. That car had so many great features, ergonomically excellent with everything where it should be, handled great and had over 200K miles with zero problems. Only car I ever had...
Forum: Travel Information 08-23-2012, 03:39 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,678
Posted By l2ridehd
I did an all inclusive vacation once where the...

I did an all inclusive vacation once where the wine and beer was part of the deal. The wine was not drinkable and the beer was so watered down it was tasteless. I even bought a bottle of the...
Forum: Other topics 07-30-2012, 07:02 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 4,163
Posted By l2ridehd
His business depends on having accurate grammar...

His business depends on having accurate grammar and sentence structure. So it makes perfect sense to throw out resumes with poor grammar and punctuation. I used to hire engineering types and...
Forum: FIRE and Money 07-13-2012, 06:56 AM
Replies: 159
Views: 8,161
Posted By l2ridehd
I am retired. Have a mortgage on my primary...

I am retired. Have a mortgage on my primary home, my will move to retirement home when DW stops working, and two rental properties. Might payoff future retirement home when we sell current primary...
Forum: Travel Information 06-17-2012, 12:42 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 4,998
Posted By l2ridehd
Great thread. I agree with several already...

Great thread. I agree with several already mentioned. Neuschwanstein castle, Amalfi Coast, Napali coast on Kauai.

A couple I really love not yet mentioned. On top of a couple different ski...
Forum: Young Dreamers 06-13-2012, 04:16 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 4,805
Posted By l2ridehd
I am on the board of fairly large college and get...

I am on the board of fairly large college and get to speak to lots of college students. This is a very common question and I believe there are two correct answers.

First answer is to follow...
Forum: FIRE and Money 06-04-2012, 08:53 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,746
Posted By l2ridehd
I utilize both funds for a significant portion...

I utilize both funds for a significant portion (almost 50%) of my retirement funds. I like the ease of AA re balancing. Wellington is 65/35 and Wellesley is 35/65. So as I get older I move more...
Forum: Other topics 05-19-2012, 02:21 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 649
Posted By l2ridehd
I have transplanted several trees that size and...

I have transplanted several trees that size and they have all lived. You need to dig a good size root ball and same for new hole. Move the tree and keep it watered well for the first 30 days. Rent...
Forum: Health and Early Retirement 04-28-2012, 06:05 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,805
Posted By l2ridehd
And I thought WOW, she is hot. :) I try to...

And I thought WOW, she is hot. :)

I try to do both in a 3 to 1 ratio. I run/jog 3 days and weight training one day and keep repeating the cycle. Skip a day about once a week. My...
Forum: Life after FIRE 04-24-2012, 04:22 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,327
Posted By l2ridehd
I researched over 100 retirement communities...

I researched over 100 retirement communities (mostly on the internet) and several other towns that I thought might be a good place to retire. I narrowed down the list over time to about 15. I...
Forum: FIRE and Money 04-13-2012, 06:11 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,381
Posted By l2ridehd
Unfortunately there is no magic. If you allow...

Unfortunately there is no magic. If you allow greed to cloud your judgement it will end up costing you money. Take the profits and diversify sooner vs later. I had 126000 options and I had in my...
Forum: FIRE and Money 04-12-2012, 02:03 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,381
Posted By l2ridehd
I also had the exact same situation. Part of...

I also had the exact same situation. Part of your problem is that you have to document a plan of when you sell as I did. So you can't mange market up's and down's with your plan. You could look at...
Forum: FIRE and Money 03-30-2012, 03:13 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 5,647
Posted By l2ridehd
Don't know how accurate they are and have not...

Don't know how accurate they are and have not checked the details. But two reports show that an electric vehicle is actually more expensive to drive and does more harm to the environment that gas...
Forum: Other topics 03-30-2012, 11:36 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 798
Posted By l2ridehd
Today is the day. Done

Left work early as this is my last day at work. Start retirement officially on April 1. Hummmmm, maybe not such a good choice. Oh well, it's over now and time to start the good life. Although...
Forum: FIRE Related Political Topics 03-27-2012, 12:51 PM
Replies: 246
Views: 8,129
Posted By l2ridehd
I know it's not possible to get really close...

I know it's not possible to get really close estimates of cost, but so far the CBO has doubled the estimate from the original amount. It is a bit scary when it has not even started and the...
Forum: Other topics 03-26-2012, 04:10 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,504
Posted By l2ridehd
I have 3 acres of which 1 is lawn and two are...

I have 3 acres of which 1 is lawn and two are woods. The woods require lots of work to keep the brush and trees is shape. I have a Kubota and it was the best investment I ever made. Front end...
Forum: Other topics 03-14-2012, 12:27 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,973
Posted By l2ridehd
The problem is actually worse then the article...

The problem is actually worse then the article shows. If you want to see some very scary numbers. Look at the number of engineering degrees awarded as a ratio to the number of law degrees in the...
Forum: Other topics 03-10-2012, 05:20 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 948
Posted By l2ridehd
I had the first nook, probably the same one you...

I had the first nook, probably the same one you have and had many of the same issues. Bought a Kindle, not the first one, but not the fire either, and love it. It's light weight, easy to use, has...
Forum: Travel Information 03-04-2012, 06:56 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,403
Posted By l2ridehd
Rent a car and drive yourself and enjoy the...

Rent a car and drive yourself and enjoy the adventure. Italy is easy to find your way around. If lost, ask a young person (under 18) as most have taken English in school. I had a 6 speed manual...
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