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Today 01:45 PM
Genworth LTC strikes again
This is true, see my post above to Hermit. But, in the post that you quoted, I was talking about a different category of lapse. Athena was suggesting an assessment spiral. A premium increase... (1,298 views, 31 replies)
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Today 01:42 PM
uber car not ordered
Same exact thing happened to me 3 days ago. Somehow Google Maps inserted an intermediate destination. This was right after I touched the phone (zoomed out to see what route it was taking me on). ... (418 views, 12 replies)
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Today 01:37 PM
Total Knee Replacement 30 days on...
I was supposed to be operated on at 1PM. I ended up sitting in the Pre-Op until 5pm. Lots of time to ponder on what’s coming. In the end It was fine. Good luck and speedy recovery to her and... (1,972 views, 42 replies)
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Today 01:37 PM
My Mom's Advanced Heart Failure
Could have written the same post, just didn't have the courage. Really believe it's time for good hospice/palliative care. Do whatever it takes to take care of yourself, K. (2,858 views, 72 replies)
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Today 01:32 PM
35, male, just getting started in Southern Europe
Welcome, Diogo! Recognizing you have a problem is the first step in solving it, and it's very positive that you have decided to be positive about moving forward. The best general advice I have is to... (50 views, 1 replies)
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Today 01:30 PM
Silk pillowcase
Never thought I'd put that in a subject line... DW birthday coming up quick. She's hard to buy for. Read somewhere that 100% Mulberry silk pillowcases are a great gift for the ladies. ... (10 views, 0 replies)
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Today 12:58 PM
Broken hip and arm
way to go Aaron. You'll soon be feeling much better. Ha (9,724 views, 168 replies)
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Today 12:54 PM
Rick Steves surprise this morning
Is your main source for the route you take the RS Spain book? Or another? (2,794 views, 63 replies)
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Today 12:46 PM
My doomsday scenario Ts8lcbs7vCkSF1Uw0-s6h0TnHmlahOYt_ftJS1 WtAzq_1-7tA (7,738 views, 132 replies)
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Today 12:43 PM
What did you do today? 2018 version
DW and I went to the DMV this morning to renew our licenses. To comply with the new ID requirements we had to bring along all kinds of documentation. The office we visited was quite a drive but the... (56,387 views, 1,028 replies)
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Today 12:38 PM
Do You Prefer Name Brands?
Chocolate is pretty much 'have to go name brand'. Other food items, don't care. Non-food is all non name brand. Even within non name brand I usually go for the bottom shelf in the supermarket. Except... (1,486 views, 56 replies)
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Today 12:30 PM
3-5 years from RE--Q for FA?
I guess we all have different retirement hobbies... (251 views, 6 replies)
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Today 12:26 PM
Hello from Norway! How not to get lost as a newbie in FIRE?
The books I found helpful are these: The Millionaire Teacher by Andrew Hallam How a Second Grader Beats Wall Street by Allan S. Roth These first two are the ones I absolutely... (248 views, 5 replies)
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Today 12:21 PM
Fixed Income Portfolio Questions
I collect all interest dividends distributions in cash, but I don’t withdraw them until next Jan when I take my annual income and then rebalance. (106 views, 2 replies)
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Today 12:11 PM
Walking away from Options and RSU's
We have our kids and grandkids at our house for a week or so after Christmas, race a Tanzer 22 on a mountain lake on New Year's Day, put up the Christmas stuff, drive to the North Carolina coast,... (5,446 views, 45 replies)
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Today 11:55 AM
Plastic vs. Metal Ice Chest?
Buying a small refrigerator was the initial plan. However, then there was the problem of getting it home, finding a place for it, and then what to do with it after the refrigerator was fixed. Too big... (746 views, 31 replies)
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Today 11:51 AM
Roth conversions
We have been converting to the top of the 15% and now will be converting to the top of the 12% even though I-ORP recommends converting to the top of the 22% bracket for maximum optimization. So I was... (4,462 views, 93 replies)
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Today 11:50 AM
Start old spare Fridge periodically to keep Seals, etc. 'fresh'?
No idea if this is still true, but 20 years or so ago the good plan was to run a frig on a regular basis. The Freon/oil mix would stratify in the cooling coils on the back of the frig, an acid would... (109 views, 3 replies)
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Today 11:40 AM
How much time to give for notice?
Sorry I'm late to this thread, but I give this post a big thumbs up. One of the things I initially liked about the second megacorp I worked for was that, despite their size, they had managed to... (8,071 views, 106 replies)
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Today 11:33 AM
Inherited IRA and Vanguard
Well sure, but I think that's a harder way to do it if you want 50% to go to each beneficiary, because you have to keep the accounts balanced in size all the time. One might be caught unaware by the... (1,621 views, 33 replies)

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