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Yesterday 11:36 PM
Pay as a ticket on journey to ER
Your story is mine exactly, including the inheritance that tipped me into FI. When I visualized my future life I never realized that medicine would be so hectic and that I would be working such long... (835 views, 8 replies)
Yesterday 11:34 PM
Share your FIRE Milestones
Filed 2013 taxes yesterday and took quite a hit due to ST capital gains and dividends. (64,353 views, 400 replies)
Yesterday 11:29 PM
What % of your equity based income are qualified dividends/long term capital gain
As per 2013 filing, 2/3 of my dividend stream met the holding period and were qualified. Over 90% of the capital gains were short term (holding period < one year). The taxman had a good year as... (579 views, 14 replies)
Yesterday 11:10 PM
What will you do with your primary residence?
We currently are planning to retire from overseas in 2017 to our primary residence in FL (we will both be 50 then), which we bought in 2013 for that purpose and is already suitable for our older age... (1,088 views, 30 replies)
Yesterday 11:04 PM
Update to Should I Stay or Should I Go (Mil Retention) II
Congrats ATC Guy! Several people in my Guard unit got picked up recently off of an old bid from before all the government drama, and I assume you were picked up off of the same one. Good luck! (665 views, 8 replies)
Yesterday 10:48 PM
Long Term Care, Real Cost , Real Inflation
The basic concept of LTC makes no sense to me. You start off buying it in your 50's when you are very unlikely to need it, but you buy it then because they scare you into thinking it won't be... (881 views, 21 replies)
Yesterday 10:37 PM
Does size and role of emergency fund change in ER?
I see no reason not to include your "emergency fund" in your SWR. Cash is cash no matter which bucket you put it in. As for your primary question, you have to consider what portion of your... (82 views, 1 replies)
Yesterday 10:25 PM
Lucky or Good?
Luck is the residue of desire. (1,325 views, 39 replies)
Yesterday 10:25 PM
Intermediate vs Long Term Municipal Bond Funds
Clifp, It could just be that simple. I've searched the Bogleheads forum and seen numerous threads similar to mine, each with a variety of theories but never anything conclusive. The main theme... (243 views, 7 replies)
Yesterday 10:06 PM
how to get laid off --- do you do these steps?
Personal integrity ... we all have varying degrees of it. Perhaps, a few don't. Doing a crappy job to get laid off, scheming to be on disability, ..., not my idea of getting to FIRE. (1,594 views, 32 replies)
Yesterday 10:04 PM
A Windfall From Social Security?
Wow, that doesn't sound like something most people would want to do, since your monthly payments would be less than otherwise. It sounds like what you would do if you delayed SS to get the higher... (118 views, 1 replies)
Yesterday 10:03 PM
OMJ = One More Job Syndrome????
Thanks for the update. You picked a good winter to avoid! (1,039 views, 18 replies)
Yesterday 09:58 PM
There is a pretty high correlation between MLPs and stock market, they are a bit like junk bonds react to both the stock market, and interest rates, as well as the energy market. I currently own... (158 views, 7 replies)
Yesterday 09:13 PM
27 Years Old, Starting to Lay Groundwork.......
ON my computer the thread title abbreviated to this: 27 Years Old, Starting to Lay... My dirty mind forced me to open the thread. So many possibilities! Imagine my disappointment. ... (117 views, 1 replies)
Yesterday 08:32 PM
I saw one of these for the first time in my life. My photo is poor. I was using a pocket camera at quite a distance. Crested Caracara, Identification, All About Birds - Cornell Lab of Ornithology (669 views, 27 replies)
Yesterday 08:16 PM
The Photographers' Corner
Haven't used them but Picasa is free and I think Photoshop Elements is under $100. iPhoto is a good beginner program but only for Macs. (19,767 views, 588 replies)
Yesterday 07:54 PM
Jimmy Fallon: best late night host since Johnny Carson
When I was younger I enjoyed Carson. It just ain't the same. I don't get the newer crowd. The humor, (culture difference), is not there. But...I will give Fallon an honest try if I am up that... (519 views, 25 replies)
Yesterday 07:16 PM
Anybody upsizing their house in retirement without a mortgage?
living below our means It was a mutual thing. (700 views, 22 replies)
Yesterday 07:02 PM
what did you do today?
Spent day at my camp. Still 8" of snow, starting to see traces of the creek, which was totally frozen over. Saw a black ferret hiking along the creek side. Scooting along niceley on the hard packed... (597,619 views, 13,471 replies)
Yesterday 07:01 PM
The Class of 2014
Happy to report that I am officially in the Class of 2014 - wahoo! Will be departing the corporate grind this summer. Too many other things are competing for my time - trying to juggle it all with... (27,856 views, 413 replies)
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