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  1. Montecfo
    04-13-2023 10:53 AM
    Hey BigDawg, are we set for Saturday? Do you think we should try to get a headount?
    Looking forward to it.
  2. f35phixer
    thanks, its nice, HATE the cold anymore, just like my dad. Christ its 70 and he's in sweats ;-) We'll come back in March and do some more traveling... This CV SUX!!!! Dad got his vaccine yesterday. We MIGHT be able to get one here in FLA.
  3. Nords
    09-20-2015 12:55 PM
    Excellent, BigDawg, and pass him my congratulations!
  4. Bigdawg
    07-09-2015 07:44 PM
    Ken Stabler died today at age 69. Colon cancer. That is why I am taking my SS as soon as possible. I have read all the info on taking it early , etc... I would rather be the guy alive at 85 with smaller payments then the guy dead at 68 who never received a dime.
  5. Nords
    12-13-2014 12:08 PM
    Your son has the persistence for a service academy! Tell him that he can e-mail me if he has any questions.

    Better yet, he should talk to a retired Marine O-5 (USNA '90) who's just a few miles away from him in Norfolk: Rob Aeschbach at Norfolk Financial Advisor – Fee-Only Financial Planning For Military Families

    I mean this seriously; Rob just started his CFP business and has been helping servicemembers with their finances for years as a volunteer at the Navy-Marine Corps Relief Society. He gives away a great NMCRS military-friendly budgeting spreadsheet. Our families hang out together at FinCons, and Rob was a big help when my daughter was squaring her own finances away in Norfolk during her training. He'll help your son with any questions about either finances or USNA.

    Nico's or Uncle's Fish Market. But you can get good fish at any of about 250 places on Oahu...
  6. Nords
    12-10-2014 10:25 PM
    Sounds like a great plan-- and every year when his pay goes up, he can try to boost his contributions!

    My daughter is six months into her five-year obligation, and she's already talking about going to the Reserves after those five years. She's going to take it one obligation at a time and see how she feels, but until then she's saving as much as she can. She's spent over half of her life watching us parents enjoy financial independence, and she knows what a sweet deal it is...

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    -Big Dawg-FI since 9/2010. Failed ER in 2015. 2/15/2023=DONE! "Blow that dough"-Robbie

    " People say I'm lazy, dreaming my life away Well, they give me all kinds of advice designed to enlighten me When I tell them that I'm doing fine watching shadows on the wall "Don't you miss the big time, boy. You're no longer on the ball" -John Lennon-


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