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Forum: FIRE and Money 03-29-2021, 06:29 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 7,642
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My Florida $5million umbrella policy cost jumped....

My Florida $5million umbrella policy cost jumped. I switched to Progressive and saved significant $$.
Forum: Travel Information 03-18-2021, 04:38 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,809
Posted By LiveBelowMeans
We based in Sorrento and had a rental car. Easy...

We based in Sorrento and had a rental car. Easy access to Amalfi coast, Pompeii. Ferry to Capri leaves from Sorrento also. Stayed at the Grand Ambasciatori Hotel with fabulous view of water and...
Forum: FIRE and Money 03-11-2021, 06:29 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 4,482
Posted By LiveBelowMeans
If I were you I would check out the Honda CRV....

If I were you I would check out the Honda CRV. The added functionality of a small SUV might be appealing as an only vehicle. Buy new. Jmho
Forum: Life after FIRE 02-17-2021, 08:28 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 6,012
Posted By LiveBelowMeans
We moved to Florida from up north. Knew no one in...

We moved to Florida from up north. Knew no one in the area. Best thing we did was join a newcomers club in the area. We have met literally 100s of new people, all of whom want to meet new people. We...
Forum: FIRE and Money 02-07-2021, 08:33 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,264
Posted By LiveBelowMeans
As most of us on the site are planners, I would...

As most of us on the site are planners, I would venture that most add factors of safeties to their calculations. I also believe most could retire earlier than they do and that we end up with way more...
Forum: Life after FIRE 01-02-2021, 04:04 PM
Replies: 174
Views: 12,660
Posted By LiveBelowMeans
Ssssssshhhh...... Venice, Florida

Ssssssshhhh...... Venice, Florida
Forum: Travel Information 12-11-2020, 08:53 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,644
Posted By LiveBelowMeans
Fantastic pictures. They look professional....

Fantastic pictures. They look professional. Thanks.
Forum: Other topics 12-11-2020, 08:22 AM
Replies: 144
Views: 5,672
Posted By LiveBelowMeans
Samuel Barber, Adagio for Strings ...

Samuel Barber, Adagio for Strings
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=N3MHeNt6Yjs
Forum: FIRE and Money 11-23-2020, 06:54 PM
Replies: 140
Views: 8,769
Posted By LiveBelowMeans
I’ve been taking advantage of the HSA for years....

I’ve been taking advantage of the HSA for years. Max contributions with no withdrawals so far. Account is invested in a Vanguard stock fund. Balance now well into 6 figures.
Forum: Life after FIRE 11-05-2020, 08:30 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 5,652
Posted By LiveBelowMeans
We went through this with my father. He totaled...

We went through this with my father. He totaled his big car and refused to give up his right to drive. We researched best cars for seniors, and settled on a Subaru Forester with all the safety...
Forum: Hi, I am... 10-29-2020, 08:36 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 7,396
Posted By LiveBelowMeans
My take. You are still quite young. I would stick...

My take. You are still quite young. I would stick it out with the current situation and save serious $$ until the next sale. I’m assuming you sold the business to private equity and have rolled your...
Forum: Other topics 10-15-2020, 06:44 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,064
Posted By LiveBelowMeans
Subaru

Subaru
Forum: Life after FIRE 07-20-2020, 10:59 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 7,227
Posted By LiveBelowMeans
Just thought I would mention if you are wanting...

Just thought I would mention if you are wanting to stay 5 months, maybe you should stay 6 months and become residents of Florida. (You actually don’t have to be in Florida 6 months, you just have to...
Forum: Health and Early Retirement 07-10-2020, 05:46 PM
Replies: 161
Views: 11,292
Posted By LiveBelowMeans
We need a PPO as we travel north for the Summer....

We need a PPO as we travel north for the Summer. Income is obviously above subsidy levels.
Forum: Health and Early Retirement 07-10-2020, 05:08 PM
Replies: 161
Views: 11,292
Posted By LiveBelowMeans
DW and I are paying $23,000 per year for Florida...

DW and I are paying $23,000 per year for Florida blue hsa ppo bronze plan with a $12,000 deductible. Tough to swallow...
Forum: COVID-19 | Containment Area 05-21-2020, 04:58 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 3,066
Posted By LiveBelowMeans
New Clarence Thomas documentary on PBS

During this lock down, Iím always looking for new content to watch. Just finished the new Clarence Thomas documentary called: Created Equal. Fascinating look into his life. It is amazing how far he...
Forum: COVID-19 | Containment Area 05-14-2020, 08:24 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 5,228
Posted By LiveBelowMeans
Iím with you on this. With international travel...

Iím with you on this. With international travel not likely for quite a while, the appeal of domestic vacation destinations will likely increase, including snowbird locations. Jmho
Forum: FIRE and Money 04-12-2020, 07:40 AM
Replies: 122
Views: 11,610
Posted By LiveBelowMeans
I’m surprised at how complacent everyone here is...

I’m surprised at how complacent everyone here is about this event. The recent stock market bounce back could be a head fake. I’m not saying that it will happen, but this could get much worse. During...
Forum: Technology, Media & e-Gadgets 03-26-2020, 11:31 AM
Replies: 2,436
Views: 165,896
Posted By LiveBelowMeans
Everyone on social media is talking about The...

Everyone on social media is talking about The Tiger King docu series on Netflix. Takes your mind off the Coronavirus. It is crazy!!
Forum: Other topics 03-26-2020, 11:07 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 411
Posted By LiveBelowMeans
Another crazy one on Netflix is Wild Wild...

Another crazy one on Netflix is Wild Wild Country. Highly recommend. Jmho
Forum: Other topics 03-26-2020, 10:22 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 411
Posted By LiveBelowMeans
Tiger King

Being stuck at home I asked my son if he had any Netflix recommendations. He mentioned the Tiger King on Netflix. Apparently the entire country/world is hooked on this crazy documentary series. What...
Forum: Stock Picking and Market Strategy 03-11-2020, 06:04 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,783
Posted By LiveBelowMeans
Buying NTR, CRWS, and JPC..... jmho

Buying NTR, CRWS, and JPC..... jmho
Forum: Other topics 02-20-2020, 03:27 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 837
Posted By LiveBelowMeans
Long time Schwab customer. Been very happy. Also...

Long time Schwab customer. Been very happy. Also have small amounts at Vanguard and Fidelity. Prefer Schwab. jmho
Forum: FIRE and Money 02-07-2020, 08:32 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,134
Posted By LiveBelowMeans
We can hear it in your post that you want to buy...

We can hear it in your post that you want to buy it. You have the money. All of your hard work has put you in a position to make this happen. Go for it.
Forum: Hi, I am... 02-06-2020, 08:18 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,374
Posted By LiveBelowMeans
From your detailed analysis presented, its clear...

From your detailed analysis presented, its clear you are all over the numbers. Do it. Enjoy your retirement, you've earned it. JMHO
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