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Today 12:58 PM
Real Estate For Sale by Owner
The legal aspects of the transaction can be handled by a lawyer. No realtor necessary. (1,252 views, 52 replies)
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Today 12:57 PM
Was There A Particular Book That Motivated You
Another vote for Millionaire Next Door. (1,120 views, 44 replies)
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Today 12:54 PM
Target 2022 Retirement
It will only be advantageous if your investments increase enough to offset the increasing SS payment or if you die before reaching the actuarial tipping point. Anything that increases your estate... (558 views, 20 replies)
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Today 12:52 PM
new genre: doomsday retirement stories
And that's the sad part, the lack of financial literacy and education. As books like The Millionaire Teacher and others show, it can be done. I haven't seen him here recently but there was the pizza... (190 views, 6 replies)
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Today 12:35 PM
Still got the " Aw Crap , I have to go to work Monday" feeling
Biggest problem with retirement is not being able to look forward to having a day off. :frown: (1,810 views, 33 replies)
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Today 12:33 PM
Farmland Investment
I can only relate my own experience that it feels great to have a farm but as a strict investment vehicle - it leaves a lot to be desired. Bought 160 acres irrigated land circa 2007 (admittedly... (87 views, 3 replies)
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Today 12:31 PM
Serrated Knives
I use my cheap serrated knife for purposes already noted... and angel food or chiffon cakes. For everything else, I depend on my trusty Warther knife set. Warther Cutlery - American Made Kitchen... (283 views, 10 replies)
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Today 12:18 PM
Healthcare Premium Costs???
I am paying $104.90/month for Medicare Part B, plus an additional $190.28 for federal employee/retiree insurance, which picks up many expenses that Medicare doesn't. So, my total insurance cost... (1,734 views, 37 replies)
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Today 12:15 PM
Golf (from the land of ignorance)
I get what your saying. I am not putting any pressure on us to conform. We may do it once and be like "meh" or we may be wowed. My DH thinks inside the box and I am more open to trying new things... (1,264 views, 63 replies)
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Today 12:15 PM
Looking for advice from engineers
I B like 2B--Chem E--from the same creche as it happens. In my case, not being the sharpest tool in the drawer, I figured I should get marketable experience as fast as I could. The jobs came and... (439 views, 18 replies)
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Today 11:55 AM
Staying Motivated Early On
Staying motivated can be tough at times especially if you're living a deprived life. Personally I don't go to the extreme savings anymore (after my divorce so I may be jaded). Don't get me wrong I... (1,382 views, 28 replies)
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Today 11:52 AM
Was your leaving work typical or atypical?
Mine was a layoff. I was told on a Tuesday that Friday would be my last day. I worked exclusively from home so I didn't have to "clean out my desk and box up my personal belongings", though. I did... (1,457 views, 23 replies)
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Today 11:47 AM
what did you do today?
Take care Walt & good luck with your cardiac cath ! (667,832 views, 14,679 replies)
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Sarah in SC
Today 11:14 AM
Frequent Flyer "Award Booking Fee"
The getting another bonus is an "it depends". Chase is quite generous with letting you get a new card and new bonus with a year or so on most of their cards. I usually apply in my name one year,... (616 views, 19 replies)
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gregory r.
Today 11:10 AM
Is Everyone a Multi-Millionaire?
I think the general population on this site have a specific goal of FIRE in mind and have been working towards it for some time. If so, those principals of living below your means and... (13,041 views, 221 replies)
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Today 10:51 AM
If you want a simple read on all the ways Ameriprise (and other FAs) is sticking it to you, read "Millionaire Teacher." I'm one of the ones that got away from Ameriprise. It will be 4 years in... (1,371 views, 32 replies)
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Today 10:51 AM
Just for fun: What would you taste like? too. One thing for parts should be thrown in a crock pot. ..on low for a couple of days. (1,014 views, 43 replies)
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Today 10:49 AM
Dives vs. Chain Hotels
We travel a fair amount. We use Priceline bidding extensively, and on occasion Hotwire. Also look for specials, advance booking on chain web sites. We have done extremely well with Priceline... (1,315 views, 47 replies)
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Today 10:48 AM
Can we be FI by 45?
Several "ifs", but it looks to me that you are well on track. Fixed for you! ;) (185 views, 4 replies)
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Today 10:35 AM
The Crossover Point
It may be an artificial and personal view, but it is relevant. I paid about $7.50 per share back in 2008 and I won nearly all of those shares today. The fund pays about 3.5 cents per share per... (2,140 views, 34 replies)

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