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Today 03:25 AM
The Flu Shot
Not sure it is mentioned here already, but the flu vaccine is something like 60% effective. So it just about halves your risk of getting the flu. There is also some evidence that if you do get it, it... (1,325 views, 49 replies)
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Today 01:22 AM
FDX has reduced pay and benefits and pension for all their Express drivers. FDX ground is the real money maker at FDX now and the FDX Express division is much more expensive to operate. ... (1,287 views, 36 replies)
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EastWest Gal
Today 12:41 AM
Think I'm Close
A rollover from a 401K to an IRA has no tax consequences at all. You have 60 days to complete the rollover. I don't know about doing a rollover while still employed and contributing to the 401k... (1,544 views, 8 replies)
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Today 12:35 AM
Financially planning your exit
I had delayed until I was eligible for retiree health insurance so I out in for retirement exactly on that day, with 25 years service. I did delay it when HR were kind enough to point out that if I... (832 views, 18 replies)
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Today 12:28 AM
Retirement weight gain/loss
I actually made a concerted effort to lose weight a few years before I retired, and I have maintained that weight loss this first few years of retirement. It is much easier for me to stay at a... (620 views, 27 replies)
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Today 12:22 AM
Stretch IRA / Multi-generational wealth transfer
The 'ole man could start doing ROTH conversions, then when they are passed on the recipients won't have any tax to pay on receipt of them. They will have to do RMD's on those ROTHs but the... (246 views, 8 replies)
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Yesterday 11:13 PM
Tim Horton + Burger King? Will it work?
With our recent trip to Canada, eh? I was able to visit a Tim Horton's (more than once) and it was ok, nothing spectacular but decent doughnuts. The funny thing is we stopped at one late at night... (839 views, 22 replies)
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Yesterday 10:28 PM
Treating tendonitis / tennis elbow
I am prone to tendinitis (due to ligamentous laxity) and while acupuncture helped a little for my last bout with shoulder tendinitis, prolotherapy did the trick. Two years later I am pain free. ... (202 views, 12 replies)
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Sue J
Yesterday 09:44 PM
Question about Open Enrollment
Your policy through won't start until 1/1/15, right? Don't cancel your current policy until January. Last year we did something similar, going from retiree insurance (2 single... (122 views, 1 replies)
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Yesterday 09:23 PM
What do you pay for healthcare premiums
Doesn't work that way in most states. Go to (3,581 views, 93 replies)
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Yesterday 09:22 PM
Hello All - 55 and ready to Retire now!
Good point. I'm in the OPs desired situation, retired at 56 and have liberal withdrawal ability. To gauss' s point 20% is withheld from the distributions I've taken. IIRC that is part of the IRS regs... (828 views, 10 replies)
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Yesterday 09:01 PM
Nothing to see here, move along...
It's disconcerting to read something like that! But then, if even a small clinic gets an ebola patient, they are likely to be bombarded with local, national, and international media types wanting... (206 views, 4 replies)
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Yesterday 08:59 PM
what did you do today?
I just started doing this so I am not sure yet what will actually sell. I looked at the sold prices on eBay for ideas. I bought a vintage wood game still in the original box yesterday for $1 that... (698,248 views, 15,110 replies)
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Yesterday 08:23 PM
The Class of 2014
Okay, I am trying not to over react. Small organization. I am a peer (or higher) than the HR manager. She is less than proficient in these things (and many things). She is already involved in making... (46,617 views, 694 replies)
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Yesterday 08:17 PM
Online Resources
Gather in an organized manner "important" personal information… "… a notebook filled with all of the information anyone could possibly need to... (77 views, 0 replies)
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Yesterday 07:39 PM
+1 I just explained this to someone who didn't understand why I got up so early every day (usually around 5 AM). I simply cannot seem to sleep past 6 AM, regardless of how late I might have gone to... (1,334 views, 44 replies)
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Yesterday 07:07 PM
Least Commission Way to do 60 to 75 Trades a Year
My Wells Fargo PMA account gives me 100 free trades per year. (186 views, 2 replies)
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Yesterday 06:40 PM
NFL: 2014 Season
Same triceps (ouch) injury that ended his season last year. Not only a great player but also very involved in charity. (1,754 views, 111 replies)
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Yesterday 06:29 PM
Crystal ball time... future cost of assisted living?
Perhaps not in the next several years, but looking ahead, I would forsee the increased need as the population ages, causing the supply/demand factor coming into balance, and expect that future costs... (1,063 views, 25 replies)
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Yesterday 06:17 PM
Like Taxman, I'm planning on jumping out the plan in early July (we're hiking around Scotland for two weeks in June, then work two weeks, then out.) I'm working parttime online for 40% of my salary... (933 views, 8 replies)

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