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Today 01:31 PM
AARP, AMAC, neither, both, other?
Me too. I just don't see any value in paying to join something just to get discounts. (OK, maybe Costco counts as this, but not really). They also sell insurance. Well, lots of companies sell... (106 views, 4 replies)
Today 01:31 PM
Its funny joke Thursday!
THESE ARE ACTUAL COMPLAINTS RECEIVED BY "THOMAS COOK VACATIONS" FROM DISSATISFIED CUSTOMERS: 1. "They should not allow topless sunbathing on the beach. It was very distracting for my husband who... (435,281 views, 3,696 replies)
Today 01:27 PM
Living & Retiring in Puerto Rico?
Interesting links, Gypsy Ed. Many thanks. From the comments it sounds as if living in Puerto Rico is like other Latin American countries. Some people love it, many can't adjust to the pace and... (390 views, 15 replies)
Today 01:19 PM
E-R post count
Rude, just rude....:nonono: (590 views, 24 replies)
Today 01:18 PM
the answer of what do you do
Hmm, Ha....I suppose she must not be very attractive, or I would peg you for having a very good response to her above question on "How can I get you to give me some money." :) Sent from my iPad... (2,713 views, 79 replies)
Today 01:15 PM
contractor to federal government
A temporary position doesn't provide the Federal retirement benefits discussed above. Is there any realistic expectation that this two year job would lead to a permanent position? (70 views, 5 replies)
Today 01:13 PM
Questions about I-ORP
Merlin3942 - I am 55 and have just gone through the same questions as you. The financial advisors say I can make the tIRA to rIRA conversions without penalty as long as I pay taxes on the... (93 views, 4 replies)
Today 01:00 PM
Optimum ladder length?
I have made the same CD moves for the last 25 years. Always have gone long (7-10 years) and always made about the same interest every year. Less money - higher interest rate. Now more money ....... (671 views, 7 replies)
Today 12:49 PM
I am so happy to be retired, and not have to worry about issues like this any more. I pretty much just do what I want. In your situation, I'd just smile and say "adios" to the... (212 views, 10 replies)
Today 12:48 PM
A small economy.
Dunno. Good questions. The halogens did eat a lot of electrons, though. I may update some time later. (184 views, 5 replies)
Today 12:42 PM
Anyone experience with Quicken 2015..Please provide any suggestion...
I use Moneydance, it does everything that Rodi mentioned above, except the lifetime planner. Plus their support is excellent, it's cross platform (nice for us Mac users), and no extra monetizing of... (170 views, 5 replies)
Today 12:37 PM
CDs vs Total Bond Fund after 15 months
The favorable performance of the bond fund vs the CDs is due to the increase in the NAV due to falling interest rates. When they rise, the NAV will decline below your buy-in price, leaving just the... (525 views, 14 replies)
Today 12:31 PM
Wondering if anyone has experience with Synchrony Bank and the Optimizer Account system. Formerly GE Bank, and before that MetLife Bank. Am not too happy with their Customer Service operation... (14 views, 0 replies)
Today 12:26 PM
what did you do today?
Yep, but it's no big dill... (876,514 views, 17,362 replies)
Today 12:24 PM
Is Large Increase in Foreign Holdings Justified?
Another point, when the uncertainty of greece goes away (one way or the other) i think europe overall will benefit and valuations will rise, especially if euro-easing is still in effect. Unless... (2,795 views, 61 replies)
Today 12:24 PM
Quicken 2015 requires Intuit ID for quotes?
I originally imported my Quicken file, but I didn't want to spend the time reconciling my non-investment accounts, so I started from scratch. Moneydance offers a free trial, which I think should... (347 views, 15 replies)
Today 12:23 PM
Firecalc for portfolio growth during contributions
This. I started using firecalc well before I retired... I input what year I expected to retire, and what my contributions were likely to be in the years between then and retirement. The problem... (64 views, 2 replies)
Today 11:37 AM
2015 YTD investment performance thread
Mines are up 19% and 11% (two trading accounts). Overall YTD is up 5%. Leaders are international funds. Laggards are Gold fund. Moved some bond fund into international ones. (16,343 views, 250 replies)
Today 11:17 AM
The Photographers' Corner
On Dockweiler State Beach, Playa del Rey (Los Angeles) CA : (90,833 views, 2,221 replies)
Today 10:56 AM
Email ID confusion (not mine)
As I suspected, this is not unique. This is what my best friend did when he retired. He had to change his email address and decided he only wanted to do that once more in his life. An option to... (296 views, 8 replies)
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