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Today 05:56 PM
PSA: iOS8 & iPad
I worked for over 30 years doing software and systems development, and I have software running on many customer systems today. All I can say is that my own mechanism for upgrades is to never do... (336 views, 15 replies)
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NH Hiker
Today 05:47 PM
Estimated Tax - When do you usually make the fourth payment of the year?
And if you have not already, you may want to setup an account with to pay the estimated taxes electronically. (376 views, 19 replies)
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Today 05:29 PM
Realistic expenses over the long haul rant
I always enjoy seeing others' budgets and seeing where they differ from mine. And I think it's natural to examine whether you have found that right balance between materially providing for yourself... (10,956 views, 154 replies)
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Today 05:22 PM
What do you pay for healthcare premiums
Stanford retiree for 1: $322/month, no dental. Stanford changed the rules on me several years ago prior to retirement, it would have been ZERO. I'm doing my part to keep Stanford wealthy. (5,535 views, 112 replies)
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Today 05:20 PM
Starbucks -the coffee for people who hate coffee
I love starbucks because I can rent a seat for a few hours to hang out with somebody or use their internet (if traveling) and it only costs a cup of coffee. I'm still using a free starbucks gift... (554 views, 24 replies)
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Today 05:13 PM
CNN - How did you do it?
It is one component of FI. I don't know about millions but one college graduate can surely have more then 500k by the age of 45 which is after less then 20 years of 401k contributions. Make it... (337 views, 5 replies)
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Today 05:11 PM
Family from NJ trying to start planning for retirement… a little behind the ball
The lazy portfolio or couch potato portfolio are pretty simple. For example - if you wanted a 60/40 asset allocation - 60% equities, 40% fixed income. You could go super simple with 60% of your... (326 views, 21 replies)
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Today 05:11 PM
what did you do today?
Took some photos yesterday at a family gathering and sent a few out by E-mail. DW's cousin wanted to use a family portrait shot for their Christmas card and to have a print made to hang on their wall. (701,940 views, 15,184 replies)
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Today 05:10 PM
Probably not nearly as good as squirrel. Save yourself some trouble and just stock some rat traps for the apocalypse. Should bag you some limb chickens no problem. (3,701 views, 85 replies)
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M Paquette
Today 05:01 PM
Space - The Final Frontier
The Dragon 2/Falcon 9 stack looks like a good deal. The Boeing CST-100, though... Pricey. I wonder if that includes the adapter to fit an Atlas V? (They were also looking at Delta IV adapters, and... (8,652 views, 203 replies)
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Today 04:58 PM
Fed up Fed
Yes, that's correct. (860 views, 12 replies)
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Today 04:52 PM
Old IT Technical Manuals. Recycle or try to sell / give away?
Check with the Computer History Museum. There is also a listserv called IBM-Main. Somebody there might be interested. The Hercules projects might want some 360 stuff. Some will only want to... (57 views, 3 replies)
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Today 04:48 PM
"Hope to Die at 75"
I respect the thoughts conveyed in the article about quality of life near the end of Life. Like many of you, I have had my share of exposure to people dying of cancer and other drawn out painful... (1,186 views, 40 replies)
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Today 04:45 PM
Your recent repair?
Once when I was on an RV trip, my son who lived at home observed that the fridge temperature was rising. He discovered that the fan cooling the condenser coil at the bottom of the fridge had quit. ... (19,097 views, 398 replies)
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Today 04:43 PM
That could be the tricky part! You may end up needing two.... (241 views, 4 replies)
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Free To Canoe
Today 04:34 PM
Anyone Holding BDCs?
More info on BDCs from Yahoo. (285 views, 4 replies)
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Today 04:24 PM
Case for taking SS early (62)?
Interesting. Your graph shows that assets at taking SS @66 are 1.28 times more compared to taking SS @63. Remember, I got 1.26 x using FireCalc (13,562 views, 125 replies)
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Today 04:12 PM
Hope this is not a digital rectal prostate test. (991 views, 16 replies)
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Today 04:11 PM
Mortgage in ER or "Inflation coming?"
Okay, I think I'm understanding this a little more. One possibility is that you're comparing A) Build now with borrowed money, vs. B) Build later In (A), you're committing to pay a fixed... (391 views, 12 replies)
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Today 03:58 PM
What was your favorite toy as a kid?
Oh, yes, building dams in the creek. We did that a lot. A my flexible flyer sled in the winter. I seem to recall that we got a lot more snow then than now. The street we lived on was steep enough to... (736 views, 56 replies)

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