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Today 07:32 PM
Your marriage / relationship after retirement
There are probably already 100 threads on this topic (but I cannot find them). How has retirement / financial independence affected your marriage / relationship? Good or bad? Less stress -... (28 views, 0 replies)
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Today 07:31 PM
The Social Side of RV Camping - Rallies
I second It is a great forum. I am doing a build log there on the camper we are building which will be our only home. Just installed the NovaKool DC fridge this past weekend! (289 views, 4 replies)
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Today 07:26 PM
Iím retired and very happy!
Congratulations! My wife caught her first redfish today, and she was VERY happy. Sent from my SCH-I535 using Early Retirement Forum mobile app (610 views, 7 replies)
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Today 07:23 PM
Anyone got any travel planned?
How did you like the Canal? I went through it twice when I was in the Navy and thought it was one of the modern engineering wonders of the world. If you were intrigued by it, you might read David... (67,474 views, 1,438 replies)
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Today 07:22 PM
Fit or Civic or ?
When we looked at the Fit, it did have some good reviews and there were things I liked about it. The negatives to us were: 1. Honda vehicles have very rigid packages. Usually you can get this... (791 views, 24 replies)
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Today 07:20 PM
EJ is persistent...if not smart
Door-to-door in a new territory is part of the breaking in period for new agents. They are known for it. (69 views, 2 replies)
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Today 07:19 PM
+1 Both the movie 'Network' in 1976 and the TV show 'Max Headroom' in 1987 accurately predicted the future of televised news. I like the way it was summed up on Max. A network's star investigative... (1,463 views, 39 replies)
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Today 07:18 PM
AutoPay and Reissued Credit Cards
After hassling with this when I had to replace a card I used for autopay and regular use, I got a new card ONLY for autopay. It will be just as much hassle if it gets compromised, but I'm hoping... (52 views, 3 replies)
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Major Tom
Today 07:17 PM
The Photographers' Corner (30,177 views, 1,114 replies)
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Today 06:19 PM
roth IRA and prenuptial agreement
Not reflecting on the OP, but whenever I hear the term prenup, it makes me laugh because I think of George Costanza suggesting one to Susan, to make her break off their engagement. ... (455 views, 10 replies)
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Today 06:13 PM
Twitter for News?
Came across an interesting news app - . The link takes you to the online version. There is an iPhone app, and soon, an Android one. (305 views, 12 replies)
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Today 05:42 PM
Do you lie about your means or plans?
Good story. It' s all about LBYM choices over the decades. It's a great way to save for a vacation......and what's retirement but a long, long vacation ;D (805 views, 26 replies)
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Today 05:27 PM
firecalc success factor ,confidence in..
Planning for retirement is a recent development for me and DW. It is driven by an increasing need to truly enjoy the years we have to the max. Our fears of wasting any our last 20+ healthy summers... (3,622 views, 59 replies)
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Today 05:22 PM
How did you decide/plan to ER?
I am not officially ER'd yet...but close. I hit the wall this past year. Stress. My health and happiness is suffering greatly. I used to love what I do. . . I want to be free so badly I cannot... (572 views, 23 replies)
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Today 05:07 PM
Self-taught courses
Our library has online language courses. We may work on one if we decide it would be helpful for travel. Otherwise foreign languages are not something I am good at so I wouldn't tackle one without... (122 views, 1 replies)
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Today 04:48 PM
what did you do today?
Picked and enjoyed the first asparagus of the year. Fantastic! Also, the hops are going berserk this year. Should be a great growing season. (617,982 views, 13,862 replies)
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Today 04:44 PM
July 1, 2015 looks like the day.
So once you are FIREd you can fire him as you'll then have time to do it yourself. You're on the right track. (424 views, 5 replies)
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Today 03:58 PM
Ex-Deputy Sheriff
Do you have any other savings/accounts? real estate etc? If I were you I'd work until 55 and then take the monthly payments but in the next 3 years I'd also save like crazy. At least enough to buy... (325 views, 5 replies)
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Today 03:43 PM
The Magic Fly Rod
In 2008 I bought a motorcycle. In December. A month later on the phone with my sister I was lamenting the cold weather and that it was preventing me from riding my new motorcycle, the first one I'd... (142 views, 2 replies)
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Today 03:42 PM
Annuity vs 4% rule
The first "annuity" you should buy is to defer taking social security until age 70 as it has a lot of features like COLAs, spousal benefits, and post FRA (full retirement age) roughly an 8% return. ... (687 views, 30 replies)

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