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Today 03:19 PM
Tesla Model 3 deliveries
You wouldn't save anything energy-wise by charging every two weeks vs. every day. Charge-out = charge-in + charger inefficiencies. You would, however, prolong the life of your batteries by not... (826 views, 26 replies)
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Today 03:06 PM
1 year after corporate downsizing- thoughts on *retirement*
I like your car. That can certainly give you a way to meet others and work on something you enjoy. What engine/transmission do you have? I still to this day miss my 67 SS396 Chevelle that I owned as... (4,798 views, 69 replies)
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Today 03:06 PM
Air conditioner advice
I agree - and yes, the compressor is outside, but each interior room unit does have a fan. And they CAN be relatively noisy (especially in bedrooms). Most do have several fan settings, but it's... (34 views, 3 replies)
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Today 03:02 PM
Travel cruise and dancing
I feel the fascination in the posts about islands by many of you. Pretty certain this is just the first Hawaii vacation so may be happy just hitting the high points on this tour. Is nice to hear... (301 views, 8 replies)
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Today 03:01 PM
If Fidelity offered Vanguard mutual funds for no-commission, would you switch?
I've had everything at Vanguard for many, many years and have always received excellent service. Therefore I'm very surprised to see the assortment of issues others have experienced. The short... (257 views, 14 replies)
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Today 03:00 PM
FIRE Prowess Gauge
+1 IMHO it focuses on gross income instead of expenses. Expenses are what matter when you FIRE - it doesn't matter how much your gross income was when working, it matters more how you... (311 views, 8 replies)
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Today 02:59 PM
Fun math for divorce
Some fates may be worst than death. (1,319 views, 34 replies)
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Today 02:55 PM
How to best combat motion sickness/post-travel discomfort?
That's a bit of a jerky move, don't you think..why would he do something like that? (488 views, 24 replies)
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Today 02:41 PM
Frequency of dental checkups & eye exams
Dental cleaning and exam every 3 months. Eye exams will be every year (at Costco) (up from every 3-4 years) due to type 2 diabetes diagnoses. No insurance for either. I also have no dental... (415 views, 21 replies)
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Today 02:36 PM
Pillow for back sleeper w/neck pain
I sleep on my side more often than not, but when I sleep on my back, the one I use is like this one. The large side gets right under my neck and supports it well. The attached is just to show you... (34 views, 1 replies)
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Today 02:29 PM
Greetings from Southern Maryland! 20619
Greetings, Tommy. We're keeping the present mortgage (rate 2.69%) but made extra payment to get early pay off of ones on previous houses because those had higher rates. We're "semi-retired" so... (755 views, 16 replies)
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Today 02:29 PM
FIDO Distribution Option(s)
I'm close to starting RMD's thru FIDO, and I was thinking about setting it up in the following way..... I have a Rollover IRA and tIRA with FIDO. I would like to setup a Stable Value-type fund... (476 views, 12 replies)
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Today 01:49 PM
What did you do today? 2017 version
I remember and so glad that he shared your ultimate result :). (123,207 views, 2,481 replies)
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Today 01:17 PM
What made you truly feel successful?
Success is relative, but... 1) Finding DW and not scaring her off over the past 37 years was probably my greatest blind luck success. 2) Having good friends and an active social life would be... (2,963 views, 87 replies)
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Today 01:03 PM
Did you stretch your budget to buy your dream home in retirement?
I did, and probably a lot do, but I wouldn't be judgmental and call it getting "carried away". Much of my post-divorce stuff was cheap and not worth moving, like my dining table. I put my old... (1,873 views, 36 replies)
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Today 01:01 PM
Miserable working, what should I do
Not a bot. Could be someone who stops by, posts once, and then moves on. It happens. Could also be he took the advice of the early responses and is now diligently working to improve himself. Our... (3,185 views, 50 replies)
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Today 11:55 AM
Areas of Depressed Property Values - Opportunities?
Yes! Exactly true. I would far rather have our long beautiful winters than long hot, humid summers. ... (1,327 views, 34 replies)
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Today 11:44 AM
Coming up on 3 years
Buy new house first, then sell the old house. I did it the other way. You won't be able to find a new house you like, you will end up in an apartment, you will move twice, you will pay for storage,... (141 views, 1 replies)
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Today 11:27 AM
Space - The Final Frontier
We opted for less space. 1400 sq feet...down from about 4000. It is perfect. (36,787 views, 566 replies)
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Today 11:22 AM
Suggestions for a smartphone
I would recommend an Apple iPhone SE. They are about $200 and far better than the cheapie Android phones. (1,226 views, 36 replies)

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