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Yesterday 11:00 PM
What have you read recently?
That one sounds pretty good to this history nut. May I suggest "The Looming Tower" by Lawrence Wright? I'm doing a quick re-read of "The Iron Brigade, a Military History." I just can't seem to get... (99,623 views, 1,928 replies)
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Yesterday 10:49 PM
Property management after FIRE
I've been a remote landlord for well over 10 years now. I rent out a house, so I have the tenants cut the grass, etc. I manage it totally myself and so far its worked fine. I have very good... (483 views, 6 replies)
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Yesterday 10:32 PM
What you consider *superior* products
I don't know if she does or not, but I'm barefoot or sandaled less than half the time, if that. I wear my New Balance running shoes the rest of the time. (17,208 views, 313 replies)
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Yesterday 10:26 PM
Thinking Money~Behavioral Economics
Met Dan Ariely at, of all places, Burning Man. He presented a great lecture, kept in contact by email for a while. His book Predictably Irrational is a good read, we discussed it at a local... (515 views, 5 replies)
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Yesterday 10:00 PM
In which country should I retire?
What language/languages do you speak? The income is way more then you would need in South America where parts of many cities have the infrastructure. I have a friend who is wheelchair bound and if... (82 views, 1 replies)
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Yesterday 09:48 PM
2 year extention for currrent HCP??
No, Aetna decided to stop providing coverage in the area of SE Arizona that I live. My understanding is the only place in Arizona they will continue to provide coverage is in Maricopa county... (391 views, 5 replies)
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Yesterday 09:45 PM
Turning off the water mains when traveling
To boot on recent tank valve packaging is a statement that using those tablets voids the warranty on the valve. (684 views, 30 replies)
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Yesterday 09:37 PM
Who Obamacare has helped the most
Some major HI insurance companies (Anthem, Aetna, CIGNA, others) also have pricing info (often web-based service) for some common test/procedures with their in-network providers. After all, usually... (2,412 views, 94 replies)
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Yesterday 09:21 PM
Four Years ER Today!
Today looks like a good payday in ER. Congratulations! (3,959 views, 32 replies)
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Yesterday 09:07 PM
The Inevitable 10% Correction
Dang spell checker, hard to read text with my bifocals. (11,563 views, 205 replies)
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Yesterday 08:51 PM
COBRA question.
I just today got a letter from DH's megacorp about my retiree spousal insurance (it ended for DH when he aged into medicare but coverage was continued for spouses who wanted to move to COBRA, for 36... (204 views, 3 replies)
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Yesterday 08:47 PM
Poll: How happy are you in your ER stage?
I would be amazed if many people who are still here on a forum essentially created as cheer leading for ER would admit to being unhappy. Those who were, went back to work, or moved to the Amazon or... (2,691 views, 52 replies)
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Yesterday 08:42 PM
Halloween Rules Apply
Now you tell me. (316 views, 9 replies)
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Yesterday 08:38 PM
How did you find this web site?
About 10 years ago a couple of "greedy geezer" fellow professors suggested this site because we all had "early retirement/take this job and shove it" on the brain. So..I came, I saw, and I stayed... (801 views, 49 replies)
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Yesterday 07:54 PM
Retiree health care premiums
As retirees we were pleasantly surprised when we received our open enrollment packet from DH's megacorp. Our premiums dropped about $80/mo. (Kaiser HMO). There was no change in coverage,... (2,013 views, 36 replies)
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Yesterday 07:42 PM
Personal Asset Trust-any experiences?
A living trust won't save estate taxes, won't protect the assets from your creditors but will protect your family from people who will know what you had at your death. The trust will avoid probate... (360 views, 6 replies)
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Yesterday 07:15 PM
If you had a lot of stuff, how long did it take you to do a major de-clutter?
We've had better luck when it's NOT a neighborhood garage sale - it's just our house. Less competition, and more sales completed. (Vs people who wait to decide while they check out the neighbors... (4,148 views, 78 replies)
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Yesterday 07:01 PM
Space - The Final Frontier
They've already sold well over a hundred launches worth, so probably plenty of time to get lots of good press. (9,952 views, 231 replies)
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Yesterday 07:00 PM
Songs That Are Stuck In Your Head
Here's one for Sarah in SC. I'm going to see these guys next week. They just sent this out - still on tour! (1,102 views, 49 replies)
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Yesterday 07:00 PM
The Weatherman
That site gives some good information. I get frustrated when I hear the weather reporters on TV/Radio say things in Spring like 'today is the average date of the last frost, so it should be safe to... (407 views, 22 replies)

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