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Today 12:03 AM
What's the best question you asked your CFP / Investment Advisor
I think you are mixing some concepts that you should really get a handle on before you move forward.... The term RMD has nothing to do with the "rule of 55". The rule of 55 allows withdrawals... (1,365 views, 38 replies)
Yesterday 11:54 PM
Modeling Deferred Comp Payout
I think i would do it as you are. Convert it to an after-tax amount using the expected marginal tax rates and include that as a taxable account asset in your retirement projections. The other... (127 views, 1 replies)
Yesterday 11:52 PM
Netflix movie suggestion
The Roosevelts. A documentary in 7 episodes by Ken Burns. Extremely detailed and very informative. I love a good documentary. And I find myself gravitating more to history than to any other subject. (43,610 views, 616 replies)
Yesterday 11:43 PM
Social security options
But if the higher earner takes at 70 and the other at 62 and the 70 year old later dies, isn't the survivor benefit haircut for the survivor starting their benefit before FRA? (1,102 views, 10 replies)
Yesterday 11:35 PM
NFL: 2015 Season
+1, on all counts. They didn't play very well in the second half, other than Gostkowski. The Pats have lost so many players to injury now, it would be a miracle if this is a memorable year in the end. (12,749 views, 513 replies)
Yesterday 11:19 PM
From Cruise Ship to Hotel
That's good to hear. I remember a long time ago the first time trying to flag down a taxi at the airport. I was used to just hailing a taxi but when trying they'd just drive by. Didn't know how... (284 views, 13 replies)
Yesterday 11:19 PM
Your housing cost in retirement
Yeah, like those...holding value? (2,936 views, 59 replies)
Yesterday 10:25 PM
Are Bose Radios Worth It?
Having previously worked for Bose's Engineering dep't I can tell you that sound quality and component quality are top notch. Bose does not shortcut designs, nor quality. Every product is... (1,069 views, 22 replies)
Yesterday 10:24 PM
What's Your Greatest 'Comeback Line'
:laugh: (414 views, 12 replies)
Yesterday 09:22 PM
Anti-ageing drug could let you live to 120 in good health
So, what stocks will do well when Metformin (and it's kin--something that can be patented for a lot of money) hits the streets and everyone is taking it ? Toilet paper? Imodium? Go long on... (338 views, 16 replies)
Yesterday 08:51 PM
Building a House
There is a terrific blog written by a guy in Seattle who detailed all the steps and costs involved with buying the lot and building a house. A House by the Park Read every sentence: this will... (1,896 views, 36 replies)
Yesterday 08:51 PM
A Few Tablet Questions
I just look for a kid, preferably 12 or younger, when I need help with electronic devices. (952 views, 32 replies)
Yesterday 08:08 PM
concerned about launching ER
Wow. This comment resonates with me big time. (1,599 views, 25 replies)
Yesterday 08:02 PM
ACA nightmare...what to do?
Our state website allows one to search for a broker prior to login or creating an account. I searched for someone nearby. I had called one broker, had a good discussion, created an account and ... (1,131 views, 16 replies)
Yesterday 07:12 PM
Ignoramous says hello
First of all welcome. And also grats on being honest and making a tough decision. That's the hardest step IMO. I'm pretty new to the boards here. You'll get lots of great advice and most of it... (999 views, 13 replies)
Yesterday 07:08 PM
You know you are FIREd when ?
Very true. Many folks associate what they do with who they are - particularly those who spent decades climbing to the tops of their professions. Yet when you're retired, you don't really care what... (2,974 views, 36 replies)
I was misinformed
Yesterday 06:39 PM
What Investment Rate of Return do you Use?
I agree that pursuing multiple Ph.D degrees is a strange strategy in anything like a conventional career. However, this reminds me of something I heard occasionally when I was young, and Albert... (5,324 views, 119 replies)
Yesterday 06:23 PM
what did you do today?
Just got back from Thanksgiving on the East coast. Traveled out there with DD. Thanksgiving dinner with DS, his GF who we knew, and her family who we met for the first time. Also got to spend time... (1,020,460 views, 18,824 replies)
Yesterday 06:19 PM
Any issues getting credit cards post retirement?
This is consistent with what I found; I told them we get $X per year form the investments and they asked for proof of what we were withdrawing every month. Since it was taken out in irregular chunks... (2,247 views, 61 replies)
Yesterday 06:08 PM
OPM data breach – what should you do?
DS worked one summer at the CDC. His employer was a contractor, but he got his letter Friday from OPM. BTW, he just got his first full time j*b to start next week, hope nothing happens during his... (1,970 views, 27 replies)
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