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Today 10:13 PM
Trip interrupted - how does trip insurance work ?
Thank you much ! (1,021 views, 21 replies)
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Today 10:03 PM
Your best W*rk related PERKS!
I got a free cell phone so my boss could call me at all hours including the weekend. :( (3,604 views, 101 replies)
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Today 09:50 PM
Ira withdrawal vs obamacare
That's better. ;D (1,160 views, 32 replies)
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ER Eddie
Today 09:38 PM
What gender are you?
Men are winning. Go men. (150 views, 4 replies)
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Today 09:35 PM
Marriage Proposal on FIRE Forum
yep, one of the most fun, albeit ridiculous and useless, threads on here sure beats shoving pills down a cat's throat :popcorn: (1,385 views, 45 replies)
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Today 09:26 PM
Asking for an early retirement package
As a manager, I facilitated some employees getting severance packages that would not have gotten them if they hadnít confided in me. My advice includes: Don't talk to HR or give a definitive end... (1,527 views, 37 replies)
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Today 09:17 PM
List of countries offering retirement visas?
About prices, I only know what I've read. Yikes. Seems the government didn't consider the unintended side effects of giving tax incentives to high value added workers, and pensioners. And the... (177,960 views, 238 replies)
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Today 09:06 PM
Recommended hotel near Cellular Field, Chicago?
En route to Mackinac Island this September, DH and I hope to catch a Cubs-White Sox game in Chicago. I have been Googling and checking travel sites. Do any of you have a hotel recommendation near... (44 views, 0 replies)
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Today 09:04 PM
Cooking hard boiled eggs
Tried our new little egg cooker today and it worked great!;) (4,098 views, 135 replies)
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Today 08:57 PM
10 best countries to retire - any been there?
This is a stretch. While there's no solid data, "most expats in Ajijic are not here for economic reasons, most own another home" is almost certainly untrue, based on five years of full-time... (4,689 views, 109 replies)
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Today 08:35 PM
Might be heading for divorce...
+1 to - a cordial divorce is possible. I have had two of them, neither involved an attorney, and custody was worked out between us. The cost of living took a hit, but the relationships healed more... (6,967 views, 124 replies)
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Today 08:13 PM
Car wash: by hand or automatic?
Ayup. I use a metrovac dryer also, filters the air unlike leaf blowers and heats the air being blown out too. (881 views, 42 replies)
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Today 08:12 PM
Greetings from Washington & Bali
Hi Kramer, I am in Washington from April to November, the rest will be in Bali. Normally summer in North America and rainy season in Bali. It is not that bad when it is rainy season in Bali,... (476 views, 5 replies)
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Today 08:01 PM
Sharing 23 years of Frugal Retirement
We are the baby boom, and we are living longer. I'm sure that's part of the recipe for the dementia explosion coming our way. I've worked in assisted living and nursing homes. Good care for... (111,780 views, 427 replies)
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Today 08:00 PM
Displaying Sentimental Items
That is lovely. That is a great idea. We are big on bookshelves and something like that might work. I like the Shadow Box idea also for some of the smaller items. I did look up... (731 views, 28 replies)
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Today 07:49 PM
Bond allocation tinkering... perhaps market timing??
To be clear, VBTLX is Vanguard Total Bond... that was -1.22% YTD as of 7/19/18 and by bond portfolio is a little over 2% to the positive.... that is what I am happy about because VBTLX is my... (733 views, 25 replies)
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Today 07:45 PM
Is This Reasonable When Texting?
I only have this problem rarely, although now that I live in Vermont where the signal waxes and wanes over every hill and valley, I can send a text to my DH in the next room (also on Verizon) and he... (260 views, 8 replies)
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Today 07:42 PM
Happy Marriages (the un-divorce thread)
37 years for us and we both had been married before. He had a daughter, I had a son, then we had a daughter together. My son's brother had been in our life from day 1 so I adopted him when he was 30,... (2,575 views, 80 replies)
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Today 07:35 PM
Tracfone is Better Now
In the past, I'd buy $9.99 worth of airtime, but then, at checkout, pay $49 to have a year of airtime added. That option is no longer available. Now it seems that the best deal would be $125 for... (756 views, 22 replies)
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Today 07:27 PM
S&P 500 Index
Regession to what mean, The world has change so much what is the mean? The trouble with academic research is they only look at numbers, they don't look at world events or history. But lets... (853 views, 17 replies)

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