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Yesterday 11:02 PM
what did you do today?
Woo-hoo! :dance: :clap:Congratulation s on that, too. :D (672,979 views, 14,749 replies)
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Yesterday 10:52 PM
Ceramic Knives
LBYM special; good ergonomics and performance. 0_.jpg (354 views, 13 replies)
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Yesterday 10:37 PM
What have you utterly failed on (or failing)?
My failure that I still struggle with is controlling my anxiety and worry, especially in social or work group situations. My anxiety really bothers me some days, I thought I'd grow out of it by now,... (2,212 views, 61 replies)
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Yesterday 10:25 PM
Can I raise my credit score?
This thread prompted me to go look at CreditKarma. I see that my transunion score dropped 5 pts (still in the "a" range) - but my Vantage score dropped 115 pts and is now a "b". What happened in... (247 views, 11 replies)
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Yesterday 10:10 PM
Stealth Wealth Moment
On "The Daily Show" a week or so ago, Jon Stewart had a segment about this hideous practice. I hope more light gets shown on it and the police departments get sued so they can cut the abuse out. (5,609 views, 112 replies)
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Yesterday 10:07 PM
Unhappy Cities
The interactive map in this article is just plain interesting. The appeal of unhappy cities - The Washington Post The study was conducted on CDC interview data which asks a very simple question,... (54 views, 0 replies)
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Yesterday 10:04 PM
Making Plastic Out of the Air
"Air carbon"? So that's what air guitars are made from. (268 views, 15 replies)
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Yesterday 09:38 PM
college savings for kids
We used 529 to save in full for our 2 kids. You can use 529s for yourself or transfer to other relatives if your kids don't use the funds. If you achieve FIRE, you probably won't qualify for... (425 views, 17 replies)
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Yesterday 09:19 PM
List of countries offering retirement visas?
Almost all foreigners have air conditioning, at least in their bedroom, some house-wide. I have a 1.5 horsepower AC in my bedroom, although I only use it during the hot season. Personally, I love... (38,560 views, 91 replies)
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Yesterday 08:09 PM
Staying Motivated Early On
Well, if the investor is in his early 20's that is about right if one is going by "Your age in bonds and the rest in equities". (2,102 views, 35 replies)
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Yesterday 07:50 PM
The Photographers' Corner
Went out to dinner with DW for our anniversary, these are some shots from the grounds of the Bavarian Inn in Shepherdstown, WV. The water is the Potomac River. (45,489 views, 1,624 replies)
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Yesterday 07:43 PM
Hi, I am... getting close
Welcome to the forum! It sure sounds like you've done your homework. If you haven't read it already, we often point people pondering if they're "there yet" to this post:... (230 views, 1 replies)
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Yesterday 07:41 PM
How to Position Investments for the Coming Depression?
Good question ProspectiveBum. I had the option to retire, but I have to admit that I don't fit the definition of retirement. I'm still doing work but it's with start-up companies or other companies... (8,506 views, 95 replies)
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Yesterday 07:36 PM
30 , married with two children in South Louisiana
Sounds like you've done a nice turn around. Continue to save save save, keep your expenses low, and you'll be sitting sweet. Are you planning on helping your kids with college? If so, you might... (1,925 views, 38 replies)
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Yesterday 07:28 PM
Free Honeywell programmable thermostat
Our schedule is pretty normal; we're normally home so no thanks. We turned off the programable stuff on ours (came with the new A/C) and went full manual on it. We like simplicity. And I want the... (251 views, 9 replies)
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Yesterday 07:12 PM
Reverse Repo Facility
Never heard of it... but it sounds interesting at least as far as any movement of a trillion dollars could be interesting. No direct, immediate effect, but possibly an increase in bank savings... (109 views, 0 replies)
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Yesterday 07:06 PM
How bad could things get from a high point?
There are ways we can try to minimize damage in severe declines that lead to portfolio drawdowns. Probably highest on the list is selecting the AA appropriate for our circumstances and risk... (445 views, 13 replies)
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Yesterday 06:47 PM
Did you preplan your retirement day?
God willing and the creek don't rise, I'm out on 1/04/2020. Working on cleaning up a few debts and adding to savings. (2,509 views, 47 replies)
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Yesterday 06:32 PM
strategy for diversifying out of a single stock
Is that a real thing? Where do I sign? (448 views, 16 replies)
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Yesterday 06:28 PM
Advice on paying for an audit?
+1 For the amount involved, I wouldn't do anything as even if things went totally bad each member has less than $200 at risk. If you decide to do something, what you could to is have the... (190 views, 5 replies)

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