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Today 06:33 AM
Theory Behind taking Social Security Early?
Exactly >>> Both ways have the pro's and con's. I'm taking it, to many risks not to, and my wealth will grow more so I have more in my 80's if I need it. (33,427 views, 591 replies)
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Today 06:28 AM
Long Term Care
+1 we're self insuring with a lot less in assets than the OP. The value proposition of current offerings are not attractive enough for me to jump on board... especially considering that the issuing... (564 views, 12 replies)
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Today 06:23 AM
Blow that Dough! - 2018
Great fun! We love our Honda Aquatrax. 165 hp and 60+ mph... but I spend more time just cruising around at 30-40 mph. My blow that dough was on Friday when I finally bought a trailer for our... (63,584 views, 753 replies)
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Today 06:21 AM
Cash buffer vs. rebalancing
We bought it 5 years ago when total bond was returning (1,676 views, 48 replies)
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Today 06:21 AM
Roll out of new Full View on Fidelity
New MegaCorp CIO admonished us to get it out the door fast and will fix the problems later. he is paid on beating deadlines it appears. New executives always resulted in layoffs and multiple new... (1,970 views, 30 replies)
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Today 06:17 AM
Will you pay for Bionic exoskeleton device when you hit 80-90?
I'm waiting for the "get away from her, you..." full-body model. :) (133 views, 3 replies)
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Today 06:00 AM
Managing MAGI for ACA subsidies
+1 on the after tax money you can stash between now and retirement. That will reduce the draw on your tax sheltered accounts and reduce the taxes. (791 views, 19 replies)
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Today 05:26 AM
Approaching 65 (Medicare) Having difficult time with Advantage vs Supplemental Plans
Article from Reuters about plan F and G (5,192 views, 117 replies)
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Today 05:21 AM
Solar, Wind Renewable Energy
Correct. Production however is already at $0.04 or so for solar and wind, and dropping. With $0.08 + $0.04 you end up at $0.12. That's cheaper than gas peaker plants at that stage. Don't... (4,956 views, 207 replies)
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Today 05:09 AM
Jury service, usable for IRA contribution?
Just googled the current rate for my area, pay is $9 a day plus milage, parking is $1 /hr. (1,043 views, 27 replies)
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Today 05:06 AM
Turning hobby into $$ ?
This is exactly what I have experienced a couple of times pre-retirement with photography and basket weaving/making. They became too much of a job when the demand increased beyond making it a fun... (749 views, 29 replies)
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Today 05:03 AM
Loop net
Hi we listed a couple of multi-family buildings and sold it via LoopNet. Ours were quads so it qualified for residential purchase. We didnít find it to be much different than listing on your own... (328 views, 1 replies)
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Today 04:56 AM
Question for Coffee Enthusiasts
Oh yes. DH and I have started ordering beans from Fresh Roasted Coffee and the variations are really enjoyable. I think we have upwards of a dozen different varieties in our cupboard right now, as... (843 views, 35 replies)
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Today 04:50 AM
Regular Furnace Servicing?
You might want to checkout for next time. All their stuff is returnable for 1 year. -gauss (1,063 views, 28 replies)
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Today 04:41 AM
Our Plan
Neither you nor anyone else can know the future return of an investment. For example, an unexpected new regulation could severely change the profitability of one company. You should diversify sooner,... (2,622 views, 30 replies)
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Today 01:38 AM
Five Guys Burgers
Weíve only been to Five Guys once also, but may give them another try. There is a place in St. Thomas (USVI) called Tap & Still that we absolutely loved and friends said Five Guys was the closest... (2,421 views, 92 replies)
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Today 01:24 AM
Share your FIRE Milestones
Aaaand I finally doubled up: 200k invested as of this morning! :dance: OMG, I had started to think I would never get there. For several months, I came tantalizingly close, only to have the market... (590,029 views, 1,788 replies)
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Today 01:11 AM
Screaming Kids in Restaurants...
We are in Greece and last night we were surrounded by smokers. The staff moved us to a corner table on the opposite side of the restaurant and didnít seat anyone new near us, thankfully! Left them a... (3,463 views, 100 replies)
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Today 01:02 AM
PSA Doubled in One Year
According to this the normal range for age 70-79 would be 0-6.5 60-69 would be under 4.5 ... (6,582 views, 132 replies)
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Today 12:46 AM
Dating While Pursuing FI
OK, Terry, you were right! I'm back at Edinburgh Airport for a flight to Paris and I took Uber. It was worth it! Will probably take the bus from the airport back to Waverly Station when I come... (1,813 views, 48 replies)

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