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Forum: Other topics 06-05-2019, 04:26 AM
Replies: 262
Views: 17,882
Posted By Col. Klink
So true! Publix staff will assist the little old...

So true! Publix staff will assist the little old people by taking their bags to the car and putting them in the trunk. They should continue the process by backing out their car as well since, as...
Forum: Health and Early Retirement 06-04-2019, 06:47 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 4,915
Posted By Col. Klink
Sardines are a go to snack for those on a keto...

Sardines are a go to snack for those on a keto diet. Full of Omega 3 and 7 as well
Forum: Active Investing, Market Strategies & Alternative Assets 06-04-2019, 06:40 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,403
Posted By Col. Klink
Don't try to time the market. If you truly had...

Don't try to time the market. If you truly had "Spidey sense" with respect to market timing you wouldn't be asking the question. I suggest you commit to making a regular investment on a given day...
Forum: Life after FIRE 05-08-2019, 03:26 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 4,992
Posted By Col. Klink
I share a lot of the same comments as the others...

I share a lot of the same comments as the others who have posted so far. Get up in the morning, check news feed and websites including ER.org, coffee, morning news, tidy up house, go to gym, play a...
Forum: FIRE and Money 05-01-2019, 03:18 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 7,647
Posted By Col. Klink
+2 If you (and significant other, perhaps) set a...

+2 If you (and significant other, perhaps) set a budget that works and live within the budget, the question of being too frugal or living too large becomes moot.
Forum: Health and Early Retirement 04-16-2019, 08:48 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,422
Posted By Col. Klink
+2. I have a friend who is a PT at our club. ...

+2. I have a friend who is a PT at our club. His point is that unless you plan to compete, one is better off with more reps. I do 2 x 12 reps at a weight that challenges me to get the last three...
Forum: Active Investing, Market Strategies & Alternative Assets 04-14-2019, 03:48 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,404
Posted By Col. Klink
Closed end funds trade at discounts and premiums...

Closed end funds trade at discounts and premiums to their NAV. Several of the PIMCO funds trade at a premium to the NAV and some, as of late, have cut their distribution. They are well managed. ...
Forum: Life after FIRE 04-12-2019, 05:00 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 4,146
Posted By Col. Klink
This poll makes me glad to live in Florida... ...

This poll makes me glad to live in Florida... exactly 5% income + property taxes
Forum: Other topics 04-12-2019, 04:56 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 892
Posted By Col. Klink
+2. You might even tell the housekeeper at a...

+2. You might even tell the housekeeper at a logical point that you provided the gift because you appreciate HER hard work on behalf of you and your DW. In this way reaffirming the employee...
Forum: Other topics 04-12-2019, 04:48 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,938
Posted By Col. Klink
So, I am going through my news feed this morning...

So, I am going through my news feed this morning prior to getting on the ER.org forum and there is not one feed about the launch and recovery by SpaceX. There is a story of what happened to Scott...
Forum: FIRE and Money 04-08-2019, 04:15 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,309
Posted By Col. Klink
If your state offers a prepaid tuition program,...

If your state offers a prepaid tuition program, you may want to look into this particularly for the 12 year old. At least when we did this with our kids, it did not negatively impact their...
Forum: Travel Information 04-08-2019, 03:57 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,362
Posted By Col. Klink
AAA is there for you on the road and offers some...

AAA is there for you on the road and offers some good values on cruises and tours. You can even get personal assistance designing a vacation at one of their offices.
Forum: FIRE and Money 04-08-2019, 03:53 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,252
Posted By Col. Klink
You haven't provided enough information to give a...

You haven't provided enough information to give a complete answer e.g. you have a 401K that will "last a while". That said, the 75 / 25 AA for a sixty year old would for me be overly aggressive. ...
Forum: Other topics 04-06-2019, 05:51 AM
Replies: 178
Views: 9,632
Posted By Col. Klink
Yes, Florida is a paradise with the usual flaws...

Yes, Florida is a paradise with the usual flaws as indicated in the title of this thread. However, the state is large and diverse so that with due diligence I think many people can find a place to...
Forum: Hi, I am... 04-06-2019, 05:47 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,108
Posted By Col. Klink
I share what the others have indicated being that...

I share what the others have indicated being that 1.5M at age 42 is cutting it very thin. OTOH, you have plenty of opportunity with that kind of cash to consider a j*b which may not send your blood...
Forum: Other topics 04-06-2019, 05:39 AM
Replies: 150
Views: 27,282
Posted By Col. Klink
Why... Hogan's Heroes, of course.

Why... Hogan's Heroes, of course.
Forum: Life after FIRE 04-04-2019, 08:25 AM
Replies: 100
Views: 10,970
Posted By Col. Klink
One thing that I did was to bring in the blue...

One thing that I did was to bring in the blue IKEA bags that I knew I was going to use when it was to be my last day on the j*b. Felt good to have them at the ready as I counted down the days. Felt...
Forum: Active Investing, Market Strategies & Alternative Assets 03-31-2019, 04:58 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 4,504
Posted By Col. Klink
Cash was king in 2018. Hopefully this year will...

Cash was king in 2018. Hopefully this year will be better.
Forum: Hi, I am... 03-30-2019, 05:24 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,979
Posted By Col. Klink
Yep, I also fall into this camp. Wife likes to...

Yep, I also fall into this camp. Wife likes to work part time and uses the dough she earns to fly up and see her family and friends in New England. I do the household chores and have gotten...
Forum: Other topics 03-30-2019, 05:09 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,477
Posted By Col. Klink
The DW and I go to Gainesville to watch U of...

The DW and I go to Gainesville to watch U of Florida baseball. 10 bucks gets you a chairback seat with ample legroom and the parking is free. Bowl of jambalaya or smoked sausage sandwich is like 6...
Forum: Other topics 03-24-2019, 06:52 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,804
Posted By Col. Klink
Based on a quick count, I am at 30 wins and 13...

Based on a quick count, I am at 30 wins and 13 losses as of this morning. Not too bad. BTW, I also have Houston in the Final Four.
Forum: Other topics 03-24-2019, 06:39 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,059
Posted By Col. Klink
Never had a problem using Defender.

Never had a problem using Defender.
Forum: Travel Information 03-24-2019, 06:19 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 3,140
Posted By Col. Klink
I have 1000's of Indonesian Ringots. They might...

I have 1000's of Indonesian Ringots. They might be worth $10.
Forum: Active Investing, Market Strategies & Alternative Assets 03-24-2019, 06:17 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,452
Posted By Col. Klink
Yes. Applies if shares are in your name such as...

Yes. Applies if shares are in your name such as when you make a share purchase directly from the company or a service such as Computershare. It happens infrequently, but in particular when someone...
Forum: Active Investing, Market Strategies & Alternative Assets 03-23-2019, 06:01 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,452
Posted By Col. Klink
Submitting the proxy vote also ensures that you...

Submitting the proxy vote also ensures that you are a shareholder of record. Making contact with shareholder services, whichever service the corporation uses once a year ensures that you will...
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