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Today 05:10 PM
new - dirt cheap retirement?
Oops...made a mistake. I talked to my daughter today, and she said their new roof in Shreveport last month cost $6000, instead of the $5000 I posted. Sent from my SAMSUNG-SM-G900A using Early... (8,288 views, 108 replies)
Today 05:09 PM
Is the world becoming more vanilla?
I guess for visiting Americans those are handy landmarks. I so don't do fast food in the US, so those places mean nothing to me overseas. I enjoy taking a break from the US now and then. (864 views, 32 replies)
Today 05:06 PM
Interesting facts about solar power
Or, the technology improves so that the new design takes a lot less space (and installation effort) per kW. Sent from my Nexus 7 using Early Retirement Forum mobile app (3,419 views, 118 replies)
Today 05:05 PM
Haven't heard anything recently ....
OMG! Did you look at all the products available in the gallery link? I stopped at 60 (using a graphics tablet pen instead of a mouse). Bacon May Prolong Your Life: New Study And dang, we're out of... (293 views, 8 replies)
Today 05:04 PM
Exercise to lower blood pressure
That's really interesting Alan. Thanks for sharing. I noticed a drop in my BP of about 10 points shortly after I started taking progesterone. I mentioned it to my Doc and in his opinion it was... (135 views, 8 replies)
Today 05:02 PM
CA Missing Water
When the population of a state doubles, and in that time the politicians make NO attempt to increase storage in over 30 years, maybe THAT is the problem!!! Save the smelt! Screw the farmers!... (498 views, 18 replies)
Today 04:57 PM
New twist on Old Scam
There was a story not long ago on the morning news about this member is church who got one of these IRS calls. He was terrified that trouble would ruin his reputation so ended up losing thousands by... (220 views, 8 replies)
Today 04:54 PM
What was Your Workout Today?
My Fitbit has been making me walk every day (in addition to my other activities), and I have rarely missed my daily goal since Feb 14. I'm hoping that it will pay off on my next Europe trip. (58,128 views, 1,343 replies)
Today 04:52 PM
How the internet has changed home remodeling.
I hear you! After reading all this I have to agree that remodeling sounds less than jolly. (224 views, 9 replies)
Today 04:40 PM
what did you do today?
NW, stunning photos, thanks for posting. I went to a monthly breakfast @ Denny's with my walking group. Afterwards went to the movies to see Paul Blart 2, not as funny as the 1st...I enjoyed it as it... (841,632 views, 16,877 replies)
Today 04:34 PM
What is your pet peeve of the day?
Yes, it works. It shoots a yellow stream about 6 to 8 feet. The dogs don't yelp but instantly turn tail and go home. When they get there, they wipe their faces with their paws, which is when the... (27,397 views, 655 replies)
Today 04:30 PM
Why some people buy individual stocks when most feel impossible to do
This is a six month followup to my recommendation and logic behind buying AMGEN. Since then AMGEN has now over performed to both my and market expectations. They have raised their guidance on... (4,562 views, 66 replies)
Today 04:29 PM
Broke Up with Girlfriend Over Refusing to Loan Her Money
Too bad because I had one more bit of advice. Remember, it is a downspout, not a compass. ;D (4,025 views, 68 replies)
Today 04:15 PM
Buy or Lease a car?
Lots of just that come off 3 year leases around here since most people who drive $80K cars can't afford to buy them and lease. (2,270 views, 74 replies)
Today 04:13 PM
Can you distinguish between a human financial adviser and a robot?
That was true in one case, Garrett Planning Network, which was one of the one's that I liked. The other one that I liked used the same funds as the Vanguard's target date fund but in different... (108 views, 3 replies)
Today 04:00 PM
Help me Brainstorm ISS Problems
Perhaps make one of the astronauts a female Russian who was in a relationship with one of the American ground controllers who was duped by the terrorists to give up information used to attack the ISS. (138 views, 11 replies)
Today 03:27 PM
I dislike having dirt/soil inside the house so indoor gardening is a non-starter for me. All the plants we have around are bad enough. What is the matter with an outdoor garden or a small... (241 views, 12 replies)
Today 03:21 PM
Taxes on payout of interest, dividends and CG Distributions
I think you just put your finger on the problem. :coolsmiley: (266 views, 6 replies)
Today 03:17 PM
Where to retire
+1 I grew up in Orange County, went to school in SLO, lived in Sacramento, Riverside and Brawley on my early adult years before I'd had enough and moved away with no intention of moving back. I do... (5,032 views, 107 replies)
Today 03:14 PM
Do you "smartphone"tickets?
I've used my smartphone as boarding pass ever since the feature became available but I still always print out a boarding pass at the kiosks for backup. Battery isn't too much of a concern for me... (931 views, 25 replies)
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