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Today 06:48 PM
What is it?
Re: bed spring type whatever... the spring is not strong enough for that kind of support. In fact it is so "springy" that when you start it shaking, it continues for almost a minute. My DS looked... (252 views, 15 replies)
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Today 06:42 PM
Where to retire
+2. We really like it here in Northern Cal. There is a lot to do North of SF and if you can find affordable housing, the COL beyond that is not too much more than the rest of the U.S. I have retired... (816 views, 30 replies)
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Today 06:19 PM
Interesting facts about solar power
While this isn't practical yet I think it will be a game changer in ten years. Imagine large skyscrapers with clear solar windows. A fully transparent solar cell that could make every window and... (1,767 views, 48 replies)
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Today 06:13 PM
3D printer Houses
Real life gets closer and closer to the replicators on Star Trek every day. (20 views, 1 replies)
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Today 05:59 PM
Buy or Lease a car?
I've both owned cars for up to 9 yrs and leased others. Best answer is that it really depends on the deal. Ownership can be very expensive if you get hit with big out-of-warranty repairs or very... (387 views, 23 replies)
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Today 05:58 PM
Pikes Peak or Bust!
We got lost driving back from Cripple Creek in a driving rainstorm (almost ran into a herd of about 60 elk), so I know exactly where you are. Great area. For us, you drive West from Canon City... (4,261 views, 75 replies)
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Today 05:58 PM
is it dangerous to forecast declining expenses?
A friend ended up raising grandkids. Other friends help out a divorced and disabled adult child and special needs grandchild. Another friend helps support an elderly parent. A lot can happen if... (466 views, 15 replies)
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Today 05:50 PM
Retired, now how do I spend the money?
Sort of a strange question but I'd love to hear from anyone else that has been in the same situation. I know it's a great problem to have and I apologize ahead of time for sounding like I'm throwing... (70 views, 0 replies)
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Today 05:49 PM
Cost Basis runaround?
Those merged are completely unrelated. I only mentioned that to explain why this is the only remaining one I don't know cost basis for. In other words funds 1,2,3,4,5, I but got merged to 1,2,3,X,... (871 views, 29 replies)
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Today 05:45 PM
What have you read recently?
For a 16th century French writer, Montaigne has proven incredibly popular through the centuries. There is a good reason for this. His Essays have made every succeeding generation say "Hey, this guy... (115,494 views, 2,062 replies)
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Today 05:43 PM
What is the last thing you ordered from Amazon?
Thanks ! I actually enjoy the winter now that I don't have to drive in it. Building fires, cozying up with a book or watching a good movie with a blanket tucked around me is very self nurturing. ... (27,687 views, 640 replies)
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Today 05:03 PM
what did you do today?
Most of our floor surfaces are hard, too, so I think that would work. I hadn't thought to check at Costco. I'll check it out. Thanks. (839,617 views, 16,860 replies)
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Today 04:46 PM
Are you slowing down?
That's a very impressive story. Congratulations! I couldn't see myself putting that much effort into it, but I know that many can. As long as you enjoy it and see the benefit from it, you're doing... (2,453 views, 65 replies)
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Today 04:42 PM
Class of 2015
Looks like it's July 2, 2015. Reno, here we come, ready or not. Rob J --age 56 1. Ikubak - April/May 2015- age 52 2. LoneAspen - June 2015- age 48 3. Neihn - Dec 2015- 4.... (47,449 views, 498 replies)
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Today 04:26 PM
I wear my thin, gold wedding ring and my wristwatch daily. I also frequently wear a small diamond set in a bezel on a thin 16" neck chain. On occasion I will wear my diamond engagement ring if I go... (359 views, 12 replies)
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Today 04:23 PM
Moving a car.
An update: Drove the KIA from Ohio to Florida 10-13 April (~1100 miles). He did most of the driving. Every part of the car worked fine (had some brake work done ~6 months back). Will probably... (2,487 views, 63 replies)
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Today 03:40 PM
Fasting for health
And if you're a woman, you could lose bone mass, too. Which in my case, I cannot afford. Amethyst (1,190 views, 25 replies)
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Today 03:39 PM
Rant about PenFed's poor customer service
Thanks. I'm taking notes here. My spouse is familiar with iOS and iPhones so, as tech support boy, I hesitate to introduce Android into our home. But I think Android does some things better, so... (1,448 views, 23 replies)
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Today 03:11 PM
I keep some melatonin on hand, left over from when I was fixing my sleep a couple of years ago, but I almost never use it. My concern was even the smallest dosage of melatonin for sale is several... (335 views, 3 replies)
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Today 02:50 PM
Semi Early Retirement - Where's Your Dough?
I guess I semi-retired last year. Dropped to part time by local standards 50hrs/wk (5 x 10) from 80hrs, 12hrs on weekdays and 10hrs/day on weekends. Relocated to a calmer place closer to the water... (2,386 views, 27 replies)

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