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Forum: Health and Early Retirement 02-28-2015, 10:09 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 503
Posted By Helen
I have not experienced the problem of a second...

I have not experienced the problem of a second pair of shoes losing cushioning after sitting in a box for a year or more. Is it possible your other pair of shoes were defective from the get go?

I...
Forum: Health and Early Retirement 02-27-2015, 04:07 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 503
Posted By Helen
Yes, I've used this site recently too. I bought...

Yes, I've used this site recently too. I bought my Brooks gortex running shoes from 6pm and was very happy with their service too.
Forum: Health and Early Retirement 02-27-2015, 10:23 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 503
Posted By Helen
Great deal on running shoes

Sierra Trading Post has an extra 30% off sale going on right now (I believe it is for US customers only). I just picked up 2 pair of Asics that normally sell for $115 each and paid ~$61 per pair...
Forum: FIRE and Money 02-24-2015, 08:08 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 811
Posted By Helen
It's an infomercial for a stock picking system...

It's an infomercial for a stock picking system that is back tested to prove its accuracy:

Here is a link to the transcript of the video:...
Forum: Other topics 02-24-2015, 09:32 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,497
Posted By Helen
Just look for the guy with the giant smile on his...

Just look for the guy with the giant smile on his face.
Forum: FIRE and Money 02-23-2015, 07:52 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,443
Posted By Helen
I have met a lot of new friends through meetup...

I have met a lot of new friends through meetup groups. It's a great way to meet people who share similar interests.

I've also met a guy at Starbucks (we both had dogs and were wearing hiking...
Forum: Life after FIRE 02-22-2015, 02:05 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,206
Posted By Helen
Congratulations! You picked a good time to...

Congratulations! You picked a good time to leave. You can sleep in late and de-stress while Spring turns into Summer. Hopefully you will hit summer head on with all engines going full blast! ...
Forum: Life after FIRE 02-20-2015, 12:24 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,366
Posted By Helen
This is the biggest surprise to me. Time is...

This is the biggest surprise to me. Time is going by 10 times faster in retirement than it did while working. I hadn't anticipated this in all my planning and thinking of what retirement would be...
Forum: Health and Early Retirement 02-18-2015, 04:22 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,020
Posted By Helen
I just found out that one of my favorite...

I just found out that one of my favorite coworkers died this morning at age 56. She was logged into work from home. Her husband tried to revive her and the medics tried as well but she was gone. ...
Forum: Other topics 02-16-2015, 08:18 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,286
Posted By Helen
I would go nuts. I'm obsessed with...

I would go nuts. I'm obsessed with walking/hiking/backpacking and traveling. I feel like I am in a race against time to get it all in while I am still physically able.

I spent most of my...
Forum: FIRE and Money 02-13-2015, 10:05 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,646
Posted By Helen
OMG, moderator please delete this thread...

OMG, moderator please delete this thread...
Forum: FIRE and Money 02-13-2015, 10:01 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 3,432
Posted By Helen
Any idea why they refused to help you switch to...

Any idea why they refused to help you switch to similar Fidelity funds?
Forum: Other topics 02-10-2015, 10:18 AM
Replies: 106
Views: 4,359
Posted By Helen
Have any of you tried Meetup groups? It's a...

Have any of you tried Meetup groups? It's a great way to meet people who share similar interests. I imagine it would be a great, no pressure way to find a partner.
Forum: Other topics 02-10-2015, 12:26 AM
Replies: 106
Views: 4,359
Posted By Helen
Is it the Retire Early website? :laugh:

Is it the Retire Early website?

:laugh:
Forum: Other topics 02-08-2015, 10:36 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,260
Posted By Helen
We had to replace our refrigerator and dishwasher...

We had to replace our refrigerator and dishwasher recently. When we saw that the warranties were basically non existent we decided the machines were all in the disposable category. We went with the...
Forum: Travel Information 02-07-2015, 08:52 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,216
Posted By Helen
There is also this, I plan to book a few of these...

There is also this, I plan to book a few of these cabins this summer:

Federal recreation, camping and tour reservation information - Recreation.gov (http://www.recreation.gov/)

I stayed...
Forum: Other topics 02-07-2015, 08:44 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 2,597
Posted By Helen
+1,000,000,000,000,000 and change

+1,000,000,000,000,000 and change
Forum: Other topics 02-07-2015, 08:43 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 2,597
Posted By Helen
Those pedestrians seem awful calm. Also, I can't...

Those pedestrians seem awful calm. Also, I can't believe it only took 40 MPH winds to take it down.
Forum: FIRE and Money 02-07-2015, 12:15 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,472
Posted By Helen
Fantastic! I am very happy for you. What...

Fantastic! I am very happy for you.

What criteria are you looking at in your endeavor to relocate?
Forum: Travel Information 02-07-2015, 10:07 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 958
Posted By Helen
There is also a tour of the Seattle harbor that...

There is also a tour of the Seattle harbor that is inexpensive. It lasts about an hour.

***Off topic:

If you have rain gear you should bring it, you will probably need it. Fleece is...
Forum: Health and Early Retirement 02-07-2015, 09:55 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 524
Posted By Helen
As long as organizations don't intervene on other...

As long as organizations don't intervene on other people's "behalf". I believe I read that it costs more to execute someone than it does to provide for lifers.

I'm all for doctor assisted...
Forum: Health and Early Retirement 02-07-2015, 09:48 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,786
Posted By Helen
I have a Polar FT7 and have noticed the chest...

I have a Polar FT7 and have noticed the chest strap flakes out on occasion. Overall I've been very happy with it, it's simple and therefore easy to use. When I bought it I decided to go with a...
Forum: Other topics 02-06-2015, 10:57 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 2,597
Posted By Helen
+1 I think it was those movies from the 70s that...

+1 I think it was those movies from the 70s that started this fear for me (Ben and Willard were the names of the movies).
Forum: Other topics 02-04-2015, 11:56 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 2,597
Posted By Helen
I do a lot of hiking and backpacking. I guess my...

I do a lot of hiking and backpacking. I guess my fears would be hypothermia and dehydration.
Forum: FIRE and Money 01-30-2015, 05:50 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 536
Posted By Helen
We moved money into an existing Vanguard account...

We moved money into an existing Vanguard account from Morgan Stanley about a month ago and needed a medallion signature. Our credit union was able to do it for us in about 15 or less minutes. We...
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