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Forum: FIRE and Money 05-09-2021, 12:00 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 677
Posted By healthyandfun
Wanted to pipe in on the payment of lunches for...

Wanted to pipe in on the payment of lunches for children at public school cafeterias. In my area, low income families can qualify for free meals, but do need to do income verification paperwork. ...
Forum: Hi, I am... 04-16-2021, 11:01 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,142
Posted By healthyandfun
Thanks for sharing your story! It is amazing! ...

Thanks for sharing your story! It is amazing! It is stories like yours that helped inspire me on my path to FI and will serve as an example for others.
Forum: Health and Early Retirement 05-21-2020, 01:37 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 515
Posted By healthyandfun
I am a glaucoma patient and have been for about...

I am a glaucoma patient and have been for about thirty years. I have used different meds over the years and had numerous procedures. I use Latanaprost and have for roughly ten years. I have never...
Forum: Other topics 02-23-2020, 09:11 AM
Replies: 647
Views: 178,491
Posted By healthyandfun
My condolences on the loss

of your dear Father. Imoldernu Was one of a kind. His take on things made me think and rethink and for that I am very grateful. He will be missed❤️.
Forum: Health and Early Retirement 02-15-2020, 10:22 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,274
Posted By healthyandfun
Do ask the doctor to change the drops if redness...

Do ask the doctor to change the drops if redness persists. I had very tired eyes along with extreme redness with three different kinds. It did take tinkering to find the right one for me as some...
Forum: Health and Early Retirement 02-14-2020, 07:44 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,274
Posted By healthyandfun
I have had open angle glaucoma for over thirty...

I have had open angle glaucoma for over thirty years. I’ve used various drops and was allergic to several (mainly redness) besides having various procedures and surgeries over the years. Glaucoma...
Forum: Health and Early Retirement 10-30-2019, 03:12 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 7,486
Posted By healthyandfun
Sending my very best to you and your wife. I am...

Sending my very best to you and your wife. I am a two time cancer survivor and cancer simply sucks. You have received great advice from forum members. Will be keeping you both in my thoughts and...
Forum: Life after FIRE 09-01-2019, 10:08 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,640
Posted By healthyandfun
In my twenties, I spent two months in Guadalajara...

In my twenties, I spent two months in Guadalajara at a language school. I lived nearby with a family and we spoke only in Spanish. I used my Spanish extensively as I traveled about the city and to...
Forum: Other topics 08-28-2019, 10:40 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 3,079
Posted By healthyandfun
As a retired educator, I think the option of...

As a retired educator, I think the option of continuing in the home daycare plus attending a preschool a couple mornings or days a week is a good choice before the child enters kindergarten. ...
Forum: FIRE and Money 07-30-2019, 02:47 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,045
Posted By healthyandfun
Thanks to all who chimed in on this post. ...

Thanks to all who chimed in on this post. Maintaining family relationships from a long distance away is a challenge. My deceased relative was not a big communicator as an adult either before or...
Forum: FIRE and Money 07-30-2019, 11:55 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,045
Posted By healthyandfun
Yes, it is an unusual relationship. Family...

Yes, it is an unusual relationship. Family relationships can be very messy sometimes. I have visited them three times since the death of my relative. I stayed with them for several days earlier...
Forum: FIRE and Money 07-30-2019, 11:34 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,045
Posted By healthyandfun
I feel like I am in a real pickle here. The...

I feel like I am in a real pickle here. The child and the parent both go by nicknames. Iím not entirely sure of the first, middle, and last name of both of them or the exact spelling. They are very...
Forum: FIRE and Money 07-30-2019, 07:09 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,045
Posted By healthyandfun
Sorry that wasn’t clear. I am trying to leave...

Sorry that wasn’t clear. I am trying to leave the account to the child. There must be a custodian for the child listed on the beneficiary form. Their surviving parent must be the custodian of the...
Forum: FIRE and Money 07-29-2019, 10:38 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,045
Posted By healthyandfun
Thanks for those quick replies. I do not have...

Thanks for those quick replies. I do not have the exact information needed for both. I sent a letter by US mail four months ago that explained my intentions and asked for the information. I didn’t...
Forum: FIRE and Money 07-29-2019, 10:09 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,045
Posted By healthyandfun
Request for Beneficiary Information

How long would you wait to receive the pertinent information to make a minor child the beneficiary of an IRA before moving on? I had a much loved relative die quite a few years ago and leave behind...
Forum: Other topics 06-15-2019, 03:34 PM
Replies: 647
Views: 178,491
Posted By healthyandfun
Have enjoyed this and your other posts. Have...

Have enjoyed this and your other posts. Have learned from all your experiences and appreciated your willingness to share. Your posts have shown the beauty of this type of website to educate and...
Forum: FIRE and Money 06-15-2019, 03:28 PM
Replies: 154
Views: 10,687
Posted By healthyandfun
The original Your Money or Your Life book by...

The original Your Money or Your Life book by Dominguez and Robbins contains a plan to track and evaluate spending to reach goals. It is a bit to slog through (I read the tracking spending part five...
Forum: Health and Early Retirement 02-26-2019, 10:12 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,734
Posted By healthyandfun
I have had open angle glaucoma for going on...

I have had open angle glaucoma for going on thirty years and it was also discovered during a routine eye exam. I have taken various eye drops over the years. Some seemed to lose their effectiveness...
Forum: Hi, I am... 01-09-2019, 10:12 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 5,745
Posted By healthyandfun
Track all spending. The original copy of Your...

Track all spending. The original copy of Your Money or Your Life by Joe Dominguez and Vicki Robbin has a plan on how to do this in a meaningful way. It is a bit arduous to read, but stick with it. ...
Forum: Life after FIRE 11-22-2018, 02:06 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,530
Posted By healthyandfun
Heartily agree that a hand written letter on how...

Heartily agree that a hand written letter on how the mentor impacted your life would be appreciated and long remembered.
Forum: Life after FIRE 08-25-2018, 06:07 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 7,801
Posted By healthyandfun
Wow! This has been an enjoyable thread full of...

Wow! This has been an enjoyable thread full of useful information. I hope to take the Coastal Starlight up the west coast sometime next year. While in Australia a number of years ago, I took the...
Forum: Life after FIRE 08-25-2018, 05:56 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 20,795
Posted By healthyandfun
I have worked hard and lived a frugal lifestyle...

I have worked hard and lived a frugal lifestyle my entire life. . .and been fortunate to do a number of things right and not too many things wrong. My family lives far away and they have no idea of...
Forum: Travel Information 04-28-2018, 01:35 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,881
Posted By healthyandfun
Visited Cuba on a 17 day Road Scholar...

Visited Cuba on a 17 day Road Scholar “educational” tour in 2015. Flew from Miami to Santiago de Cuba and then meandered overland via coach to Havana. We were guided by a Cuban National who spoke...
Forum: Health and Early Retirement 03-22-2018, 12:07 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,944
Posted By healthyandfun
During a dental exam about five years ago, the...

During a dental exam about five years ago, the dentist discovered a small, whiteish spot under my tongue. I hadn’t realized I had it as it was painless. I waited two weeks and it did not go away. ...
Forum: FIRE and Money 09-04-2017, 04:28 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 10,129
Posted By healthyandfun
Late to the party here, but the issue seems to be...

Late to the party here, but the issue seems to be her repeated snippy comments that relate to status/spending. This shows no respect on her part. The OP says he has tried to address this and...
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