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Old 03-07-2019, 03:47 PM   #21
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That's a real bargain. I had to spend almost $18K to replace my roof 5 years ago on a similar size single story house. And that was the best of multiple bids...
I know Texas is hot too, but FLA roofs alas only last 20 years vs. standard 30 years up North.
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Old 03-07-2019, 03:51 PM   #22
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Originally Posted by Dtail View Post
I know Texas is hot too, but FLA roofs alas only last 20 years vs. standard 30 years up North.
Heat isn't our roof's worst enemy, it's hail. That's what got our first roof after only 3 years, our second after 12. This one has made it 5 years so far...
Numbers is hard
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Old 03-07-2019, 04:27 PM   #23
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If I can turn back the time and go back to when I am 37, there is one mistake I will correct. The biggest mistake was that my investment choices were not aggressive enough for my age. I should have gone 90/10 ratio, and the "90" should be comprised of mostly aggressive stocks and mutual funds. Had I done that in 30s, it would have shortened my retirement by number of years.
Ditto! And, I'd have put lots more in my Roth.
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