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Today 05:17 PM
Bad investment advice for Poor People?
By far the best investment for poor people is to find and use government handout programs. Anything with value that is free. Many poor people know this. The only ones who don't probably have... (496 views, 7 replies)
Today 05:16 PM
The big ticket wedding...
Here in the metropolitan area, it's nearly impossible to find a venue for wedding other than commercial places or a few public places. My daughter had to book 15 months in advance for a slot. We... (1,503 views, 61 replies)
Today 05:15 PM
Pickup Truck Covers
My cap was held on with 4 clamps...I could take it on or off in 5 minutes depending on what I needed the truck for. Of course, that also means that someone could have stolen it in 5 minutes...... (454 views, 16 replies)
Today 05:14 PM
The Volkswagen Whee ..
Although VW is clearly in the wrong here, it is disgusting to watch these blowhard grand-standers sucking up the free publicity. :sick: (7,964 views, 240 replies)
Today 05:04 PM
Glad to hear all went well. My wife who used to wear really thick glasses all her life had the surgery on one eye 3 weeks ago and the other eye about 10 days ago. She can see distance just fine... (2,725 views, 126 replies)
Today 05:00 PM
Future Stock and Bond Returns!?
There are a variety of ways to calculate expected returns that all sound plausible (and they all typically yield lower than historical returns). Is Pfau's method the best? I doubt it -- not because I... (208 views, 6 replies)
Today 04:57 PM
FIRE From USA to Australia
I'm not the best one to answer these questions as I've never seriously considered emigrating to Australia, but I have spent several months traveling around various parts (including Sydney and... (37 views, 1 replies)
Today 04:53 PM
What was the most UNRELIABLE car you've ever owned?
^^ paint on newer cars is garbage. I have 3 80s Mercedes that still have good original paint. (2,451 views, 108 replies)
Today 04:50 PM
LOL!'s Market Timing Newsletter
Well, the day is still young. When investors feel frustrated is when there's money to be made. :) Biotech does not seem to go anywhere the last few days, but I have made a bit of money going... (72,564 views, 749 replies)
Today 04:46 PM
Shred your boarding pass
Some airlines, Southwest for example, take your entire boarding pass. Hopefully they dispose of it effectively. As for using a smartphone, I was behind someone who went that route but for some... (403 views, 9 replies)
Today 04:19 PM
% Cash in asset allocation
I keep about $2k (often a little more than that) in my local bank's checking account, well above the minimum balance to avoid monthly fees. This is my first layer of emergency funds. Just... (366 views, 16 replies)
Today 04:14 PM
Chip and PIN credit cards for Europe
The first link went to Capital One in Canada. There, it will be true chip and PIN. The second link is to a US site, chip and signature. (29,857 views, 513 replies)
Today 04:08 PM
Health Care Costs for Couples in Retirement Rise to an Estimated $245,000
I wrote average, probably should have said median. The Fidelity number is most likely neither. It's a projection, based on some combination of actual numbers and methodology. Thanks for that... (871 views, 27 replies)
Today 04:02 PM
What is it? (identifying obscure cars)
Yep. Mine was an 81. I loved that it was RWD and had some of the best AC of any car I have ever had. Apparently, they have a cult following. Outside of GREAT gas mileage, I am not sure WHY... (855 views, 65 replies)
Today 04:00 PM
People weren't supposed to be saving this much money
Thanks Your right but sadly it makes my 50% seem optimistic..... We're doomed. Sent from my iPad using Early Retirement Forum. (1,205 views, 15 replies)
Today 03:12 PM
What kind of apple tv app would you like to see ?
Amazon is pulling Apple TV hardware from their site. That's not a good indication that they want to support an Apple TV. I've used their iOS and agree it works well. No need to use AirPlay though,... (245 views, 15 replies)
Today 02:51 PM
I like Oil
thanks vladimir :nonono: (39,154 views, 480 replies)
Today 02:34 PM
Using Shiller PE to Time the Market
You're shaping up like an endowment manager. David Swensen. How about alternative investments? I'm using BX as a proxy for that. (11,923 views, 174 replies)
Today 02:20 PM
Most Americans have less than $1000 in savings?
Just wait until all the fast food places become totally automated, what will they do then? (1,274 views, 22 replies)
Today 01:59 PM
Anyone got any travel planned?
And in the spirit of being a cheapskate: you can buy one SIM card and share the data with others in your group/family by turning on WiFi sharing on the phone using the local SIM card. With an... (131,088 views, 2,386 replies)
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