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Forum: Hi, I am... 05-01-2019, 11:39 PM
Replies: 48
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We hit another big net worth milestone today, and...

We hit another big net worth milestone today, and are still happily married! Hopefully my husband will retire this year. He keeps working and I don't think he even knows why.

More than a decade...
Forum: FIRE and Money 05-01-2019, 11:24 PM
Replies: 2,502
Views: 934,287
My husband and I just hit another big net worth...

My husband and I just hit another big net worth milestone, but I can't tell anyone I know, hubby is asleep, and the cats don't care. I know our net worth will dip beneath the milestone, but hitting...
Forum: Health and Early Retirement 04-25-2019, 06:48 AM
Replies: 143
Views: 13,177
You could try an elimination diet to see if you...

You could try an elimination diet to see if you are allergic to something specific that is causing acid reflux. I did an elimination diet and learned that I am allergic to caffeine (not coffee, not...
Forum: Other topics 04-20-2019, 11:48 PM
Replies: 160
Views: 11,324
Wow, that is a shocking response!

Wow, that is a shocking response!
Forum: Life after FIRE 03-29-2019, 04:23 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 9,169
I was going to suggest Austin too, though it is...

I was going to suggest Austin too, though it is getting expensive and congested. It does not have the high crime rate that many Midwestern cities are dealing with. It seems like most metro areas in...
Forum: Travel Information 03-29-2019, 12:47 PM
Replies: 774
Views: 76,967
So far I have been to Mérida and Progreso,...

So far I have been to Mérida and Progreso, Yucatan, Mexico and Palm Springs, CA. Looking forward to visiting Padre Island/Corpus Christi, TX this spring. Headed to Washington DC in September.
Forum: Hi, I am... 03-10-2019, 12:18 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 12,613
I am still hoping to partially retire sometime...

I am still hoping to partially retire sometime between next winter and April 1, 2022 (when my husband will be ~ 18 months from Medicare age). Unfortunately, the cost of COBRA where I work is now...
Forum: Other topics 02-27-2019, 05:29 PM
Replies: 135
Views: 10,688
I am trying to get my husband to retire this year...

I am trying to get my husband to retire this year at age 60. I am 42 and will keep working for an amount of time yet to be determined.
Forum: Other topics 02-27-2019, 03:56 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,117
I would definitely keep the COBRA PPO plan then....

I would definitely keep the COBRA PPO plan then. Many of the ACA HMO's have tiny networks and no out of network coverage.
Forum: Health and Early Retirement 02-19-2019, 11:19 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 5,110
My mother started having all sorts of strange...

My mother started having all sorts of strange issues that doctors could not diagnose for 6 months...until she finally got in to see a neurologist. Unfortunately, he correctly diagnosed my mother with...
Forum: Health and Early Retirement 01-15-2019, 10:16 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,068
The true cost of health insurance/healthcare for...

The true cost of health insurance/healthcare for my large group, self insured employer is $19,500/year for a family in Kansas City. Crazy! I am working hard trying to talk my husband into retiring to...
Forum: Health and Early Retirement 11-29-2018, 01:02 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,329
This information is very useful to me. My husband...

This information is very useful to me. My husband is 60 and I am 42, so there may never be a time when we will both be alive, retired, and safely on Medicare. He has had 3 skin cancer surgeries in...
Forum: Forum Admin 09-23-2018, 12:49 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 656
Stop email notifications, but keep Android app notifications?

I hope this the the right place for this question: I am trying to figure out how to disable the email notifications from this forum, but keep the Android app notifications on my phone. I only see a...
Forum: FIRECalc support 09-23-2018, 11:54 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,793
It is funny how 1 year does make a big difference...

It is funny how 1 year does make a big difference in FireCalc.
Forum: FIRECalc support 09-23-2018, 11:29 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,793
Yes to which question? I have wondered the same...

Yes to which question? I have wondered the same thing as the OP.
Forum: Life after FIRE 09-22-2018, 11:53 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 6,378
How do you interview pet sitters? What do you do?...

How do you interview pet sitters? What do you do? What do you ask? I need to find a good, reliable, trustworthy pet sitter.

One of my cats had to have all her teeth removed by age 7, and her weak...
Forum: Other topics 09-17-2018, 10:32 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 5,114
I am not a smoker or a dog owner, but I do wish...

I am not a smoker or a dog owner, but I do wish airports had more pet relief and smoking areas after security. Heck, I wish there was a place to go outside for the rest of us stuck in a stuffy...
Forum: Other topics 09-17-2018, 09:15 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 5,114
I wonder what states have laws against having...

I wonder what states have laws against having your pet impersonate a service animal? I know it is a crime in California. I wonder how they enforce it?
Forum: Other topics 09-17-2018, 12:42 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 5,114
I forgot to add, I think there needs to be more...

I forgot to add, I think there needs to be more regulation of and licensing of ADA animals now that half the population is lying about their animals being service animals. It makes me angry, and is...
Forum: Other topics 09-17-2018, 12:37 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 5,114
Miniature horses are also a recognized service...

Miniature horses are also a recognized service animal by the ADA, but there are a few more assessment factors specific to miniature horses. These horses are only 24 to 34 inches tall at the...
Forum: Other topics 09-17-2018, 11:20 AM
Replies: 113
Views: 6,276
Oh yes, I hate it when parents think it is OK to...

Oh yes, I hate it when parents think it is OK to change their child's diaper at the table in the restaurant. It is so disgusting! I have seen it twice in my life. If I could make myself vomit, I...
Forum: Life after FIRE 09-16-2018, 02:01 PM
Replies: 780
Views: 97,775
I would love to be in the class of 2018, but we...

I would love to be in the class of 2018, but we can't figure out how to deal with the health insurance elephant in the room, so I am going to keep working. I am hoping my husband will retire at the...
Forum: Other topics 09-16-2018, 01:13 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 6,276
I work in a county courthouse, and we regularly...

I work in a county courthouse, and we regularly have to shut our main office doors because of awful parents and kids yelling in the hallway, using their phones (calls, music, video games, movies)...
Forum: Health and Early Retirement 09-09-2018, 09:39 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,157
What I would like is a health insurance plan...

What I would like is a health insurance plan similar to what I have through my current employer. I would like a health insurance plan that has a decent network outside of just one hospital system,...
Forum: Health and Early Retirement 09-09-2018, 01:54 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,157
Hmm, seems like maybe I would need to hire a CPA...

Hmm, seems like maybe I would need to hire a CPA to make sure I don't get myself in trouble with the IRS or ACA. It kind of sucks all the crazy ideas I am having to think up just so I can work for...
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