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Forum: Other topics 03-02-2013, 11:16 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,773
Posted By glippy
There must be some kind of job she could do...

There must be some kind of job she could do working for a non-profit. Doing that her student debt would be forgiven in 10 years. She should get together with her friends and form a non-profit...
Forum: Other topics 03-02-2013, 11:29 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 4,234
Posted By glippy
ERD50, you seem to presume that the cyclists are...

ERD50, you seem to presume that the cyclists are the ones getting in your way. But if both vehicles have equal claim to the road, maybe it's you who's getting in their way.

If you're driving a...
Forum: Other topics 02-24-2013, 07:47 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 4,234
Posted By glippy
Please send it. Anything that brings attention to...

Please send it. Anything that brings attention to making roads safer for cyclists is a good thing.
Forum: FIRE and Money 02-23-2013, 02:58 PM
Replies: 151
Views: 22,219
Posted By glippy
True. But in 30 years I'll still only be 59 and...

True. But in 30 years I'll still only be 59 and in 40 years I'll still be in my 60's. Though I'd still need to average almost 6% (after inflation) for $100k to make it to $1M (in today's dollars) in...
Forum: Other topics 02-23-2013, 02:40 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 4,458
Posted By glippy
I think the potential for the technology is...

I think the potential for the technology is great. But what they're showing off in the demo is a little lackluster. It seems people are getting a little over excited at the idea of what is...
Forum: FIRE and Money 02-23-2013, 01:17 PM
Replies: 151
Views: 22,219
Posted By glippy
Fuego, Just wanted to say congratulations on...

Fuego,

Just wanted to say congratulations on your progress and good luck. I'm 29 and currently live off of investment income with a similar budget to yours. My investment income is enough to keep...
Forum: Other topics 02-23-2013, 12:03 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,047
Posted By glippy
Now if he could just live off the part-time job...

Now if he could just live off the part-time job money and bank all the NFL money he'll be retired in no time.
Forum: FIRE and Money 02-12-2013, 01:46 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,696
Posted By glippy
I'll pile on. Did you catch this gem: ...

I'll pile on. Did you catch this gem:



Hey, if you don't have any money you don't have to worry about what the DOW's doing! That's gotta be the thinnest silver lining I've ever seen.
Forum: Hi, I am... 01-30-2013, 11:16 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 5,593
Posted By glippy
I'm a real estate investor with 3 SFH's right now...

I'm a real estate investor with 3 SFH's right now and am planning on another 3 in the next couple of years.

There are three bits of typical real estate investment advice I see tossed out a lot...
Forum: Hi, I am... 01-17-2013, 05:06 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 8,387
Posted By glippy
Even with that salary I couldn't bring myself to...

Even with that salary I couldn't bring myself to spend very much of it beyond a modest lifestyle before I had a solid $700k - $2M saved up.

Save and prepare when times are good because you never...
Forum: Other topics 09-11-2012, 04:18 AM
Replies: 128
Views: 13,488
Posted By glippy
Yup. The capture card I ordered came with one,...

Yup. The capture card I ordered came with one, plus a little IR sensor.



I will say setting up the homebuilt DVR did take a little tinkering. Particularly setting up the channel guide was a...
Forum: FIRE and Money 09-11-2012, 04:14 AM
Replies: 95
Views: 10,535
Posted By glippy
I don't think anyone yet mentioned the...

I don't think anyone yet mentioned the possibility of starting a part-time business. Something with low overhead and start up costs. Since you're only working part-time you should have plenty of time...
Forum: Other topics 09-10-2012, 09:20 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,030
Posted By glippy
I love a cigar on a long drive, helps pass the...

I love a cigar on a long drive, helps pass the time. Or in the hot tub while star-gazing.

I generally order a couple of sampler packs and a couple of boxes of cigars every 18 months or so.
...
Forum: Other topics 09-10-2012, 02:44 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,346
Posted By glippy
I'd check for poltergeists before going any...

I'd check for poltergeists before going any further.
Forum: Other topics 08-30-2012, 01:52 PM
Replies: 128
Views: 13,488
Posted By glippy
Another vote for a homebuilt DVR. I put mine...

Another vote for a homebuilt DVR. I put mine together about 1 year ago. I use Windows Media Center for recording.

The big bonus is that we have a powerful PC in our living room. So we can also go...
Forum: Health and Early Retirement 08-19-2012, 09:45 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,727
Posted By glippy
So smoking is only as bad as eating a few eggs? ...

So smoking is only as bad as eating a few eggs?

Time to spark one up!
Forum: Other topics 07-25-2012, 11:31 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,973
Posted By glippy
I'd say the best thing you could do is be a voice...

I'd say the best thing you could do is be a voice of support if he chooses something unconventional. When smart kids decide they want to be mechanics, or crane operators, or start a dog-walking...
Forum: Other topics 07-24-2012, 05:16 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,329
Posted By glippy
Not every TOS...

Not every TOS (https://www.speakeasy.net/tos/wireless.php), depends on his ISP.

I think it's being a good neighbor to share your wireless. You could encrypt it and just give the password to the...
Forum: FIRE and Money 07-15-2012, 04:42 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 13,350
Posted By glippy
Now, how to get local tv news to suffer the same...

Now, how to get local tv news to suffer the same fate... I'm so sick of their sensationalist garbage.

"Who's stealing your children? Tune in, at 11!"
Forum: FIRE and Money 07-15-2012, 04:39 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,436
Posted By glippy
Maybe you could hire a second adviser to...

Maybe you could hire a second adviser to negotiate a lower fee for your primary adviser.
Forum: FIRE and Money 06-26-2012, 02:23 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 18,797
Posted By glippy
But if you'd been happy with saving a little...

But if you'd been happy with saving a little less, maybe you could have retired yesterday instead and had a few more days of fishing. You could also think of it as "the more you want to save, the...
Forum: Other topics 06-16-2012, 03:09 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,117
Posted By glippy
He does know there's a bridge right there, right?

He does know there's a bridge right there, right?
Forum: Young Dreamers 06-16-2012, 12:27 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 7,655
Posted By glippy
Be willing to relocate to anywhere in the world....

Be willing to relocate to anywhere in the world. Get into a high-paying blue collar job (oil fields maybe?). Save every dime and work tons of overtime for 4-7 years. Then quit. If you still have the...
Forum: Other topics 05-31-2012, 11:27 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,234
Posted By glippy
Looks like he was making about $500k year...

Looks like he was making about $500k year (https://www.sportscity.com/NFL/Minnesota-Vikings-Salaries). For 3 years. After taxes, assuming he stashed most everything away, he might be sitting on $1M.
...
Forum: Other topics 05-26-2012, 03:30 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,289
Posted By glippy
Aren't you the same guys always whining about age...

Aren't you the same guys always whining about age discrimination in the work place?
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