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Forum: FIRE and Money 07-24-2022, 05:45 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 3,041
Posted By mebden
wellsfargo

I have a Wells Fargo CC pays me 1.50% on anything and no annual fee also $200 bucks when you 1st sign up but now, they have an Autograph CC that sounds even better, and I'll never pay an annual fee...
Forum: FIRE and Money 05-21-2022, 07:10 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,662
Posted By mebden
[QUOTE=disneysteve;2774609]Cash you need for the...

[QUOTE=disneysteve;2774609]Cash you need for the rest of this year into a high-yield savings account. Those are paying 0.6-0.7% right now. I don't know what the Fido MM is paying so compare.


I'm...
Forum: FIRE and Money 05-12-2022, 07:36 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 611
Posted By mebden
You may also check out Bask Bank they at 1.25%...

You may also check out Bask Bank they at 1.25% right now
Forum: FIRE and Money 04-12-2022, 04:55 AM
Replies: 180
Views: 22,008
Posted By mebden
I keep all my cash in online banks that at least...

I keep all my cash in online banks that at least offer 50 to .77% interest on my money better than any local banks
Forum: Young Dreamers 04-02-2022, 08:01 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 6,071
Posted By mebden
I'm glad you are listening to your sons concerns...

I'm glad you are listening to your sons concerns about his classes and the toughness of them, but like him I never made it to a 4-year college as when I graduated high school, I was already enlisted...
Forum: Other topics 02-03-2022, 06:52 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,199
Posted By mebden
I've been on Ebay since 2001 and I liked it as...

I've been on Ebay since 2001 and I liked it as you never had to claim what you sold as it was supposed to be just a hobby to sell some things that were collecting dust but now, they want to send you...
Forum: FIRE and Money 01-23-2022, 06:39 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 15,778
Posted By mebden
Ok COcheesehead why didn't you pull the plug...

Ok COcheesehead why didn't you pull the plug earlier? What would of you had in your 401K 5 years ago? would of it been enough? and how much of a gain did you have waiting 5 years?
Forum: Active Investing, Market Strategies & Alternative Assets 01-23-2022, 11:10 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 5,669
Posted By mebden
[QUOTE=OverThinkMuch;2689201]Yesterday I paid...

[QUOTE=OverThinkMuch;2689201]Yesterday I paid $100 for 2 years of "Motley Fool Rule Breakers". I was curious and want their help with active investing. I'm keeping most of my portfolio in passive...
Forum: FIRE and Money 01-22-2022, 08:24 AM
Replies: 736
Views: 60,481
Posted By mebden
I'm down almost 12% from my total balance on my...

I'm down almost 12% from my total balance on my IRA since November 2021 my AA is 100% stock. Now I wait and see how long it takes to get back to my original balance from November. So, everyone else...
Forum: FIRE and Money 01-15-2022, 06:30 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 17,601
Posted By mebden
Ok here is my story at the last company I worked...

Ok here is my story at the last company I worked for I was the Maintenance Manager of very busy Union Transmission Company. My job consisted of keeping over 380 machines running during my shift which...
Forum: FIRE and Money 01-15-2022, 03:38 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 10,993
Posted By mebden
And If I give a 2 weeks notice they tell you to...

And If I give a 2 weeks notice they tell you to leave right away so I will just not show up when my time comes, and they can call me and ask why I'm not at work. Big Corporations could give [mod...
Forum: Health and Early Retirement 01-02-2022, 06:01 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 11,959
Posted By mebden
not here either

This is what it still says on their website


The Final Approval Hearing has been held. The Settlement is pending Court order. Check this website for updates.
Forum: Other topics 12-24-2021, 06:20 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,562
Posted By mebden
Merry Christmas

Yes, Merry Christmas everyone hope you have a great day and then a Happy New Year. And please all don't forget our men and woman who are stationed all over this world defending us so we can do and...
Forum: Active Investing, Market Strategies & Alternative Assets 12-20-2021, 08:19 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 4,466
Posted By mebden
Online savings accounts

Find an online savings account paying .51 or .50 The Couple I know of are Vio Bank, CIT Bank and Marcus these are better than getting nothing and are FDIC Insured
Forum: FIRE and Money 11-21-2021, 06:38 PM
Replies: 128
Views: 13,379
Posted By mebden
Yes Free I have put my numbers in and thats why...

Yes Free I have put my numbers in and thats why I'm looking probably at 57 as the age to fire as of now I'm at 80 to 85 percent success rate right now. So I'm just going to play it by how my funds...
Forum: FIRE and Money 11-21-2021, 12:17 PM
Replies: 128
Views: 13,379
Posted By mebden
Hey Free I see we same age just curious what...

Hey Free I see we same age just curious what amount in retirement accounts had you pull the plug? If you will share or do you have pension money coming from where you worked at? As I'm trying to...
Forum: FIRE and Money 10-16-2021, 07:02 AM
Replies: 613
Views: 242,400
Posted By mebden
Congrats to all that hit there milestones. Myself...

Congrats to all that hit there milestones. Myself I'm just trying to get to 500,000 in investments to pull the plug. As I invested well since I've been 21 and did have to give a 100,000 to a ex wife...
Forum: FIRE and Money 09-16-2021, 07:42 PM
Replies: 613
Views: 242,400
Posted By mebden
no idea if you have enough

Hey skyking we have no idea if you have enough to retire as you never gave any of your numbers here so you will have to go by what ever the financial guru says i guess
Forum: Life after FIRE 09-14-2021, 12:12 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 5,624
Posted By mebden
I put a pool in after I bought my house in 2019

I have had pools all my life and I would never have anything but a salt water pool so much less maintenance. I use my pool everyday here in South Louisiana I don't know how peeps live without one...
Forum: Other topics 09-09-2021, 08:22 PM
Replies: 297
Views: 26,536
Posted By mebden
I'm on west side of Houma still no Power as of...

I'm on west side of Houma still no Power as of right now 920pm central, still using generator for power but we do have running water and heard some parts on East side are starting to get power...
Forum: Other topics 09-03-2021, 08:28 AM
Replies: 297
Views: 26,536
Posted By mebden
Update from Hurricane IDA

Hi all we are starting to get some resources back here in Houma, LA we do have pretty stable cell service at least mine is with Sprint/T-Mobile, We have pretty good water pressure now hopefully it...
Forum: Other topics 09-01-2021, 08:00 AM
Replies: 297
Views: 26,536
Posted By mebden
Yes if I ever put in a whole house generator I...

Yes if I ever put in a whole house generator I would definitely have back up propane but I知 watching the neighbors natural gas generator and he doesn稚 seem to be having any trouble with his I will...
Forum: Other topics 09-01-2021, 06:43 AM
Replies: 297
Views: 26,536
Posted By mebden
Sunset I知 lucky I have some great neighbors the...

Sunset I知 lucky I have some great neighbors the family 2 doors down from me has a Hugh diesel generator and he let me run a extension cord to his house so I知 able to have refrigerator, some fans...
Forum: Other topics 08-31-2021, 09:18 PM
Replies: 297
Views: 26,536
Posted By mebden
The only problem with that or natural gas when...

The only problem with that or natural gas when you loose pressure those go down to as people are having issues as low pressures down here people can稚 keep their generators running
Forum: Other topics 08-31-2021, 07:54 PM
Replies: 297
Views: 26,536
Posted By mebden
I知 just letting everyone know I知 all good in...

I知 just letting everyone know I知 all good in Houma for having the eye come right thru my back yard and having no power or water and hit or miss cell phone signal I took a ride today thru most of...
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