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Forum: FIRE and Money 07-03-2015, 06:29 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 7,676
Posted By WannabeRetired
Not retired, but was able to do it for 7 years...

Not retired, but was able to do it for 7 years when we both worked at the same company. Loved only having to maintain one car!
Forum: Hi, I am... 05-30-2015, 08:51 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 9,500
Posted By WannabeRetired
That's gotta be a great feeling, Rdub....

That's gotta be a great feeling, Rdub. Congratulations! Well done!
Forum: Hi, I am... 04-08-2015, 08:56 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 16,162
Posted By WannabeRetired
Great story. Thanks for sharing. That was a fun...

Great story. Thanks for sharing. That was a fun read.
Forum: Other topics 03-09-2015, 01:22 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,274
Posted By WannabeRetired
Yes, I've read that Netflix has it in 4k starting...

Yes, I've read that Netflix has it in 4k starting with season 2.
Forum: FIRE and Money 03-07-2015, 09:32 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 5,418
Posted By WannabeRetired
Petershk, do you have that $300k in a CD ladder...

Petershk, do you have that $300k in a CD ladder or just straight cash in a money market?
Forum: Other topics 02-24-2015, 04:44 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,178
Posted By WannabeRetired
They creep me out. I'm not sure I'd use one even...

They creep me out. I'm not sure I'd use one even if they gave me free insurance to do it.
Forum: FIRE and Money 02-24-2015, 02:09 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,175
Posted By WannabeRetired
Animorph, what do you do instead of bonds then?...

Animorph, what do you do instead of bonds then? Or are you 98 stocks and 2 cash? Thanks.
Forum: Other topics 02-23-2015, 10:03 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 4,455
Posted By WannabeRetired
Congratulations!

Congratulations!
Forum: FIRE and Money 02-19-2015, 03:07 PM
Replies: 2,502
Views: 967,457
Posted By WannabeRetired
Congrats Retire44. Very impressive. Does it make...

Congrats Retire44. Very impressive. Does it make you want to pull the plug any earlier?
Forum: FIRE and Money 02-19-2015, 01:04 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,639
Posted By WannabeRetired
We wish we had family in S. California. That...

We wish we had family in S. California. That would give us a reason to move for some much better weather. Family is the only thing keeping us in the state we're in now.

My experience with my own...
Forum: FIRE and Money 02-19-2015, 10:52 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 11,180
Posted By WannabeRetired
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Forum: FIRE and Money 02-19-2015, 10:44 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 11,180
Posted By WannabeRetired
Yeah, that's the same way I viewed it, too. I'd...

Yeah, that's the same way I viewed it, too. I'd feel more comfortable with a cash cushion than getting a tiny bit better success rate percentage.
Forum: FIRE and Money 02-18-2015, 07:55 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 11,180
Posted By WannabeRetired
I thought this was interesting from the first...

I thought this was interesting from the first article (https://www.kitces.com/blog/research-reveals-cash-reserve-strategies-dont-work-unless-youre-a-good-market-timer/):

"In the end, the reality...
Forum: FIRE and Money 02-12-2015, 04:58 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 6,585
Posted By WannabeRetired
I'm getting 2.20% for the next 49 months on the...

I'm getting 2.20% for the next 49 months on the CD. I've got a little bit of liquid cash in a money market and the rest is in equities. Equities to CD/cash split right now is 76/24.

Toying with...
Forum: FIRE and Money 02-12-2015, 04:32 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 6,585
Posted By WannabeRetired
Hmm. Maybe it's not so bad that I don't own any...

Hmm. Maybe it's not so bad that I don't own any bonds right now and have a 5-year CD instead?
Forum: Life after FIRE 01-31-2015, 04:58 PM
Replies: 680
Views: 102,252
Posted By WannabeRetired
Let us know how it goes on Monday, Spudd. Hope...

Let us know how it goes on Monday, Spudd. Hope it's a great day knowing you're forever done. Congrats!
Forum: Life after FIRE 01-20-2015, 04:02 PM
Replies: 803
Views: 92,725
Posted By WannabeRetired
SK, is the missus doing okay with you being...

SK, is the missus doing okay with you being retired still? Did she get to spend any time in Mexico when you went? Disregard if these questions are too personal. Thanks.
Forum: Life after FIRE 01-16-2015, 10:27 AM
Replies: 680
Views: 102,252
Posted By WannabeRetired
Beltonr, Florida sounds great right now! I'm so...

Beltonr, Florida sounds great right now! I'm so tired of winter already.

Utrecht, retiring on a milestone birthday like that is amazing! Congrats to you and your wife!
Forum: Life after FIRE 01-15-2015, 09:41 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 13,889
Posted By WannabeRetired
Got to be a great feeling! Congrats!

Got to be a great feeling! Congrats!
Forum: Life after FIRE 01-09-2015, 07:42 PM
Replies: 680
Views: 102,252
Posted By WannabeRetired
Hahaha! That is awesome! Let us know if you end...

Hahaha! That is awesome! Let us know if you end up using it early. What a great feeling that must be.
Forum: FIRE and Money 01-07-2015, 04:05 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,002
Posted By WannabeRetired
Don't you need to be sure to factor in your...

Don't you need to be sure to factor in your personal exemptions and your standard deductions before thinking your entire mortgage interest amount can be written off?

For example, say I had a...
Forum: FIRE and Money 01-07-2015, 02:25 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 11,342
Posted By WannabeRetired
Amg ? : )

Amg ? : )
Forum: FIRE and Money 01-07-2015, 01:32 PM
Replies: 2,502
Views: 967,457
Posted By WannabeRetired
Love to read these milestones. Congrats!

Love to read these milestones. Congrats!
Forum: FIRE and Money 01-07-2015, 01:29 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 11,342
Posted By WannabeRetired
Looks sharp, Kickernick. Hope 50 is still looking...

Looks sharp, Kickernick. Hope 50 is still looking good for you to retire . . . and move somewhere warm. : )
Forum: Life after FIRE 01-05-2015, 03:15 PM
Replies: 680
Views: 102,252
Posted By WannabeRetired
Options, will you be staying in California when...

Options, will you be staying in California when you hang things up?
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