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Yesterday 10:34 PM
When would you turn down $1 million?
I'm not saying that I wouldn't hem and haw about it. Let's face it - that is a sh1tload of money. But I'm 58. At best, I have 40 years left to live, but more realistically 25. I have enough... (3,539 views, 91 replies)
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Yesterday 10:25 PM
Hello!!! 33yrs old and not a clue in North NJ
Welcome Robby! You sound overwhelmed - but remember, the only way to eat an elephant is one bite at a time. Take a long view of prioritizing saving for retirement and reducing debt. Assuming the... (351 views, 4 replies)
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Yesterday 10:03 PM
Any regrets?
It might not be as big as mistake as you think. Have you considered the income that you earned on the funds that you would have spent if you had paid cash? In my case the extra investment results... (2,711 views, 42 replies)
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Yesterday 09:36 PM
What was Your Workout Today?
They're not that brutal unless you use huge weight, but they are incredibly complex to do properly. There are a lot things going on in that combo, but they are a fantastic exercise. (34,903 views, 1,071 replies)
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Yesterday 09:35 PM
Make someone smile
That is cool. I'm finding more in life it's the little things that make me smile. Watching children play, hanging out with my dog, stuff like that makes me happy. (221 views, 5 replies)
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Yesterday 09:28 PM
Auto Insurance for Children
Our 18 and 20 year old (going to college) are on our policy. We have a lot of coverage plus umbrella. All 4 of us are insured for ANY car we drive (our 4 cars plus any other car we might drive). (280 views, 8 replies)
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Yesterday 08:18 PM
2014 retired FED and going to retire FEDs...
Ok, yeah, Lindale qualifies as smaller.:laugh: I fish Lake Fork now & then, & have been in or through most all of the little towns in that whole area from time to time. My current fed job is in... (4,158 views, 105 replies)
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Yesterday 07:28 PM
32 year old, shooting for 35?
I'm pretty sure we wouldn't ramp up our spending a lot, except for maybe some travel. We've been spending about 70k/year for the past few years. Neither of us are into consumerism or status... (852 views, 17 replies)
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Yesterday 06:30 PM
Well, I am due to pick up my package in one week. I have a couple of minor tasks to do between now and then, the most important being leveling the site the hive will rest on. Otherwise I am... (1,934 views, 57 replies)
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Yesterday 06:24 PM
Favorite solo Beatles songs
I just saw a documentary that had been sitting on my DVR for a while, called "The Trials of Muhammad Ali". It's very well done. It had never occurred to me that "I'm The Greatest!" is an Ali line,... (636 views, 19 replies)
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Yesterday 06:18 PM
Traffic ticket - worth fighting?
In my money-starved county (Nassau, New York), they hit you with court costs ("surcharges") even if you challenge the ticket and win, getting the ticket dismissed (even parking tickets). That means... (918 views, 50 replies)
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Yesterday 06:15 PM
what did you do today?
took DW to qualify at the range for her CHL... had great dinner of a brisket that I cooked yesterday... bought a baby gift.. baby nail clippers... didn't know there was such a thing (615,614 views, 13,830 replies)
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Yesterday 06:11 PM
Help for Tinnitus
If you are a Veteran, and worked in any noisy areas, planes, guns, etc. file a claim with the VA, you might get 10% disability. (577 views, 15 replies)
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Yesterday 06:09 PM
SS Spousal Benefit Strategy
This is exactly what we have done. This is not file and suspend and is often called the 62/70 strategy. The key thing is that my wife's benefit at age 62 is greater than half my benefit at 70. There... (772 views, 13 replies)
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Yesterday 05:45 PM
Medical professionals
Almost two years out of primary care. I really enjoy the lack of anxiety and getting to operate on my own time schedule (no call! no call! no call!) I do feel a little guilty about quitting some... (622 views, 13 replies)
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Yesterday 05:44 PM
Fidelity Income Strategy Evaluator
I have played with the Fido Income Strategy tool. If you want to exclude annuities from the answer, you need to change a couple of your answers in the "interview" to exclude annual income as a... (223 views, 1 replies)
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Yesterday 04:30 PM
Hi 58 and completly frusrated in minnesota
Thanks jfn111! I checked it out and there is a lot of info on it so I have some reading to do!! (457 views, 2 replies)
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Yesterday 04:26 PM
Pennsylvania taxes on pensions
The local taxes in Chester County are for earned income only, so the pension is not taxable either. Say goodbye to Berkheimer! (499 views, 6 replies)
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Yesterday 04:23 PM
Retired Doctor 1 year anniversary
Rich_by_the_Bay - I never took your name to be boasting (weren't you "Rich_in_Tampa"? ) but that sounds like a very rich life :) (6,594 views, 68 replies)
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Yesterday 02:50 PM
moving target
It's the "wealth effect". Really loosens the purse strings on a lot of consumers. (422 views, 8 replies)

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