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Today 12:09 AM
Your pension fund healthy? Who knows?
Good thing I only get $440/mo in defined benefit. I won't miss it. Sent from my SM-G900V using Early Retirement Forum mobile app (685 views, 18 replies)
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Yesterday 11:23 PM
Drone fishing (why didn't I think of this?)
not a fair game for the fish and this is coming from a diehard salt water fisherman. (203 views, 7 replies)
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Yesterday 11:00 PM
Reaction of your boss when told your ER ing in you 50's
It certainly does! And to some more than others - for example, those entirely lacking in humility. Not that I could possibly think of such an example off the top of my head....... :laugh:... (22,383 views, 116 replies)
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Yesterday 10:56 PM
35 Year Old - What would you do?
As a suggestion... Try to take 3-6 months off... I mean really off... not "working from home" but rather, not checking email, etc and see how it FEELS. I think that will tell you a lot about... (1,442 views, 37 replies)
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Yesterday 10:55 PM
Anyone buying GOLD or GOLD miners
I would consider buying the gold/silver ETN's that sell covered calls. You'd have an income stream that way. Credit Suisse X-Links Gold Cov Call ETN (GLDI) GLDI Credit Suisse X-Links Gold Cov... (1,980 views, 41 replies)
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Yesterday 10:55 PM
All done and living off rental income
Having never borrowed on my equities, I am unfamiliar with the real workings of margin loans; but, I can't believe that I can borrow hundreds of thousands of dollars from a brokerage at a fixed rate... (3,691 views, 69 replies)
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Yesterday 10:47 PM
Game of Thrones - Spoiler Alert
Too late. The original thread title ruined it for me. >:( >:( >:( (405 views, 19 replies)
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Yesterday 10:24 PM
You asked for opinions, here's mine... I feel like you might think that you are failing if you don't make FIRE on the date you chose. The stress and anger that comes through your post reminds me... (827 views, 21 replies)
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Yesterday 09:24 PM
retiring early with younger children
That's our rationale as well. Although our kids are 4 and 2 so I have no idea what they will think of "our" decision. If the kids want to go to school I have no problem with that :)... I guess more... (1,168 views, 26 replies)
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Yesterday 09:23 PM
Update on FIRE
Good for you to be able to give retirement a test run. Enjoy the summer and spending time with your family. (1,518 views, 13 replies)
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Yesterday 09:19 PM
Good USA Road Atlas
I also use the spiral bound Rand-McNally maps. You can get them in a couple versions at any truck stop. I keep one in the motorhome, and another at home as it is nice to be able to see the overall... (708 views, 26 replies)
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Yesterday 08:52 PM
I was off big time in calculating the prop tip speed. See correction in post #96. It bothered me a bit that 200mph seemed low. So, I checked and found the mistake. I am surprised nobody bothers... (2,813 views, 98 replies)
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Yesterday 08:48 PM
Tips on Visiting Pearl Harbor?
We really enjoyed Diamond Head, you can see it from Waikiki beach, local buses go there, but they mean a long walk up a road, so you probably want to take a taxi there. Even then, there is a very... (197 views, 9 replies)
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Texas Proud
Yesterday 08:48 PM
Need opinions of workout shoes
Learn something every day.... did not know what a zero drop shoe was... Here is an article with shoe recommendations... Zero-Drop Shoes | Runner's World (182 views, 4 replies)
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Sarah in SC
Yesterday 08:45 PM
Buying currency before travel
DH had no trouble getting money at the airport in Marrakesh nor in other decent sized cities in Morocco (at least judging by the hits on our Schwab account). He took some (new bills) cash along, just... (218 views, 6 replies)
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Yesterday 08:37 PM
72t set up & low risk investment options.
Stingy with interest rates how ??? Sent from my iPhone using Early Retirement Forum (966 views, 14 replies)
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Yesterday 08:29 PM
The Atlantic Article on Lack of Savings
... and at Grocery Outlets. ;) The trick is you have to hang out with the right crowd. :coolsmiley: (16,659 views, 282 replies)
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Yesterday 08:28 PM
50 year old, Rolling Over sizable 401k, Should I dump my Financial Planner?
I didn't read the whole thread, but Ameriprise is fleecing you. Conning you. Get smart on investing basics and pull out your money. Do it this month. This forum harshly convinced me to do exactly... (1,205 views, 37 replies)
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Yesterday 07:39 PM
Winter Monthly Rentals, SE USA
Looking for ideas, experiences, regarding monthly winter rentals in the Southeast USA... Georgia, Fl, Alabama, Louisianna, South Carolina... I would like golf to be accessible, but it doesn't... (77 views, 0 replies)
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Yesterday 07:33 PM
What do you do about Minimum Retirement ages Required by Pensions??
Congrats! Great progress there after so many years. That's a great pension amount. (1,645 views, 10 replies)

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