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Forum: COVID-19 | Containment Area 05-02-2020, 07:19 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 3,951
Posted By Lcountz
Two words: Howard Beale. If you know...

Two words:

Howard Beale.

If you know who he is, you know WHY.

If you don't, look him up...where else?

On You Tube.
Forum: COVID-19 | Containment Area 04-16-2020, 11:14 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,741
Posted By Lcountz
All this talk about a vaccine in a year or so.......

All this talk about a vaccine in a year or so....

There is NO vaccine yet for the common cold, or, for HIV....after 35+ YEARS.

I wish they would stop saying "a vaccine will take 12-18 months"....
Forum: COVID-19 | Containment Area 04-09-2020, 10:45 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 3,244
Posted By Lcountz
I hang mail (letter and mags) on my clothes line...

I hang mail (letter and mags) on my clothes line in the sun, until sundown. If it's raining, I put it in a designated place in my garage, then hang it out. I use gloves to empty my mailbox, and since...
Forum: COVID-19 | Containment Area 03-22-2020, 09:28 AM
Replies: 188
Views: 11,416
Posted By Lcountz
I think.....the usual short attention span of...

I think.....the usual short attention span of people today will help...

No more "press conferences" for me. Enough. Dont' need half hour of back slapping and crowing about simply doing one's job...
Forum: COVID-19 | Containment Area 03-21-2020, 03:34 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,323
Posted By Lcountz
Unemployment Report Thurs 3-26

How do folks feel about this upcoming Thursday when the Unemployment figures will be released?

We who live and breathe finances know the number will be huge...but will the general joe public, when...
Forum: COVID-19 | Containment Area 03-21-2020, 10:25 AM
Replies: 501
Views: 27,533
Posted By Lcountz
Nor trying to be mean or snarky but.. Start...

Nor trying to be mean or snarky but..
Start paying attention to date....first of month when SNAP cards are refilled may cause a stampede in food stores..

I am thinking about families that...
Forum: FIRE and Money 03-20-2020, 09:40 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 475
Posted By Lcountz
Second Payment for 2020 Est tax?

I see that the first payment for 2020 estimated income tax is now July 15, 2020...

What about the SECOND payment which is due JUNE 15, 2020?

I haven't seen anything about that second...
Forum: COVID-19 | Containment Area 03-19-2020, 07:03 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,259
Posted By Lcountz
Too much teevee and internet has raised my...

Too much teevee and internet has raised my anxiety level thru the roof, so I:

1) Completed my late brother's final income tax returns...my sister is exec, but she's an RN with enough to worry...
Forum: COVID-19 | Containment Area 03-15-2020, 06:11 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,773
Posted By Lcountz
In the mid 70s I worked in a bakery...the...

In the mid 70s I worked in a bakery...the stand-alone kind not the in-store kinds we have today..my first paying job!

Among the delicious and appetizing thing in the glass cases were decorated...
Forum: COVID-19 | Containment Area 03-13-2020, 10:39 AM
Replies: 260
Views: 9,640
Posted By Lcountz
I have: 36 rolls of TP. If that runs...

I have:

36 rolls of TP.

If that runs out....2 large packages of paper napkins...

If that runs out, 10 boxes of tissue ( I have spring allergies so always stock up!)


If that runs out...
Forum: FIRE and Money 03-12-2020, 08:30 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,837
Posted By Lcountz
Great time to convert Traditional to Roth!!!

Great time to convert Traditional to Roth!!!
Forum: FIRE and Money 03-04-2020, 10:32 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,370
Posted By Lcountz
I did some of my planned amount for 2020 last...

I did some of my planned amount for 2020 last week, and have some left to do later in the year....

I've missed opportunities in the past, so took advantage this time....

Who knows? All I know...
Forum: FIRE and Money 02-29-2020, 09:15 AM
Replies: 168
Views: 17,356
Posted By Lcountz
I made Traditional to Roth conversions this week,...

I made Traditional to Roth conversions this week, but not all of it that I can this year....

I just wish I could contain my anxiety and not be so "nasty" to friends of mine who are not in the...
Forum: COVID-19 | Containment Area 02-28-2020, 08:34 AM
Replies: 1,089
Views: 67,238
Posted By Lcountz
Great time to do a Trad to Roth conversion... ...

Great time to do a Trad to Roth conversion...

Except for the "pay the tax"part.....on assets that may go down more in value...


BUT....I believe the market will go back up eventually..it...
Forum: FIRE and Money 02-02-2020, 10:22 AM
Replies: 145
Views: 11,135
Posted By Lcountz
Uh Oh...how come I hear the theme song to...

Uh Oh...how come I hear the theme song to "American Greed" playing?
Forum: Other topics 01-25-2020, 02:58 PM
Replies: 151
Views: 7,144
Posted By Lcountz
I don't worry about being irrelevant. I...

I don't worry about being irrelevant.


I am more depressed that, at age 63, I am invisible.
Forum: Health and Early Retirement 01-25-2020, 10:24 AM
Replies: 1,254
Views: 72,764
Posted By Lcountz
Personally, I'm counting on peoples short...

Personally, I'm counting on peoples short attention spans.


By next week, this will be old news. Too boring, TLTR.


And too "sciency".


Don't we have more important things to worry...
Forum: Other topics 12-08-2019, 07:21 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 4,165
Posted By Lcountz
"When I was a kid, we (or, we...

"When I was a kid, we (or, we never)_____________________(fill in the blank).
Forum: Technology, Media & e-Gadgets 11-11-2019, 02:05 PM
Replies: 153
Views: 7,888
Posted By Lcountz
The reveal scene from "the Crying Game"....(Also...

The reveal scene from "the Crying Game"....(Also love the song of same name in the movie...


The beach scene from "Mar Adentro" starring Javier Bardem playing a quadraplegic who argues for the...
Forum: Stock Picking and Market Strategy 07-13-2019, 07:16 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 8,005
Posted By Lcountz
Uh Oh..... I hear the theme song from...

Uh Oh.....


I hear the theme song from "American Greed" playing already....
Forum: Hi, I am... 06-18-2019, 11:53 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,797
Posted By Lcountz
Congratulations...You will LOVE IT!!!!! ...

Congratulations...You will LOVE IT!!!!!



I retired after about 34 years with a MegaCorp , in 2013, and now it's like it never happened in my life!!!!


Now....just make sure you pay...
Forum: Health and Early Retirement 06-15-2019, 12:36 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 4,736
Posted By Lcountz
95.... It's hard to accept that the end...

95....


It's hard to accept that the end is probably near, but sadly you must....




Tell him you love him while he is still lucid and awake.....it may help to even tell him you are feeling...
Forum: Other topics 05-31-2019, 12:38 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,818
Posted By Lcountz
I live in the country and this would not be an...

I live in the country and this would not be an idea for a patio, deck or enclosed area...


BUT.....I wanted to grill, on charcoal, last week, after yard cleanup where I was burning a pile of...
Forum: Other topics 05-26-2019, 04:10 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 876
Posted By Lcountz
David Lynch's "Eraserhead"......REALLY...

David Lynch's "Eraserhead"......REALLY weird!!!!
Forum: Life after FIRE 05-25-2019, 05:45 AM
Replies: 100
Views: 10,319
Posted By Lcountz
Congratulations CindyBlue!!!! There are...

Congratulations CindyBlue!!!!


There are only so many springs and summers, and I think this time of year is excellent time to retire, although personally I went Jan 4th, and I still LOVED IT!!!!!...
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