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Forum: FIRE and Money 07-02-2017, 08:44 PM
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Posted By Terryjm51
2017 YTD investment performance thread

2017 has done well. My question for the retirees over the years in retirement what kind of returns have you gotten. I understand we don't have these great years all the time. Just curios if I am...
Forum: Other topics 06-18-2017, 09:39 PM
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Working on Ben Sasse the vanishing American adult...

Working on Ben Sasse the vanishing American adult ..... good read!


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Forum: Hi, I am... 06-18-2017, 05:16 PM
Replies: 27
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Posted By Terryjm51
Yes please share your book, I would love to read...

Yes please share your book, I would love to read it.


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Forum: FIRE and Money 06-12-2017, 10:30 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 6,395
Posted By Terryjm51
Ready - heart of a teacher. That's the way it...

Ready - heart of a teacher. That's the way it should be. Thanks for sharing


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Forum: FIRE and Money 06-11-2017, 11:53 PM
Replies: 200
Views: 37,510
Posted By Terryjm51
+1 on wellness of your spouse Sent from...

+1 on wellness of your spouse


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Forum: FIRE and Money 06-11-2017, 11:51 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,060
Posted By Terryjm51
I like your story, I have one too! A friend put...

I like your story, I have one too! A friend put me in annuity and I suffered for 5 years thank goodness I found this site.......thank you early retire.org

I got out and rolled everything into...
Forum: FIRE and Money 06-07-2017, 10:59 PM
Replies: 200
Views: 37,510
Posted By Terryjm51
How big was your nest egg when you FIRE'd?

Johnny great post thank you ! I too am close and hoping to jump but keep waiting for the boat to get closer to the dock. But how close wait to the boat is tied to the dock ?
So seeing other post...
Forum: Other topics 05-29-2017, 03:12 PM
Replies: 647
Views: 182,366
Posted By Terryjm51
Thank you !!! This is very helpful from someone...

Thank you !!! This is very helpful from someone wanting to retire.


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Forum: Other topics 05-29-2017, 03:11 PM
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Views: 182,366
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Forum: Life after FIRE 05-14-2017, 03:35 PM
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Views: 12,280
Posted By Terryjm51
Lamberts cafe in Brandon, Missouri Where they...

Lamberts cafe in Brandon, Missouri
Where they throw Rolls at you 😋


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Forum: FIRE and Money 05-13-2017, 04:54 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,228
Posted By Terryjm51
Joe, run from the annuity! Stay with vanguard...

Joe, run from the annuity! Stay with vanguard and educate yourself.....


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Forum: FIRE and Money 04-23-2017, 06:03 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 10,090
Posted By Terryjm51
Some best advice I got, always put 15% in...

Some best advice I got, always put 15% in retirement fund and throw the rest at the house. Once house is paid throw extra at retirement. That 15% is compounding while paying the house off.


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Forum: FIRE and Money 04-23-2017, 05:52 PM
Replies: 183
Views: 21,067
Posted By Terryjm51
Well I am retiring this year, I understand the 4%...

Well I am retiring this year, I understand the 4% withdraw strategy. But I see us pulling up to 5or 6 percent for 2 to 3 years right after retirement . Cutting back to 4% in our mid 60's. I will...
Forum: Hi, I am... 04-04-2017, 08:56 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,089
Posted By Terryjm51
I am 55 and half .. same thing here I have...

I am 55 and half .. same thing here I have already told them I am out this year at birthday. But I am worried too, large salary, do I have enough firecalc says yeah....plan on working part time...
Forum: Hi, I am... 03-18-2017, 09:33 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,523
Posted By Terryjm51
I agree the interest rate has change my thoughts...

I agree the interest rate has change my thoughts on retirement!
Increased rates drive my lump sum DOWN i am 55 and turn 56 end of year but if interest rates keep going up I may have to bale !!
...
Forum: FIRE and Money 02-20-2017, 09:46 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,200
Posted By Terryjm51
Yes they do offer tpr stable fund yielding looks...

Yes they do offer tpr stable fund yielding looks to me between 2-5%

I do appreciate the advice, I am calling trp tomorrow to have a discussion.
I guess it doesn't seem aggressive to me because...
Forum: FIRE and Money 02-19-2017, 09:32 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,200
Posted By Terryjm51
Looking for advice 401k

So I am looking to depart my job of 31 years, when I turn 56 this year.
Trowe handles our 401k. I was really happy with our discussion. I also mentioned I have a lump sum from my pension I would...
Forum: FIRE and Money 02-17-2017, 06:43 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,933
Posted By Terryjm51
What are you in now? Sent from my iPhone...

What are you in now?


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Forum: Hi, I am... 12-24-2016, 02:12 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,289
Posted By Terryjm51
Thank you for your service. Sent from my...

Thank you for your service.


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Forum: FIRE and Money 08-26-2016, 03:34 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 19,990
Posted By Terryjm51
I agree I believe Dave Ramsey is on to something ...

I agree I believe Dave Ramsey is on to something


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Forum: FIRE and Money 08-24-2016, 08:15 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 11,525
Posted By Terryjm51
A year or so out to start this, All new to me ...

A year or so out to start this, All new to me


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Forum: Hi, I am... 08-24-2016, 08:05 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,745
Posted By Terryjm51
Another fellow Texan, we always wanted another...

Another fellow Texan, we always wanted another home on the river but have not made that happen. We are in NB several times a year.
Congratulation on your retirement


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Forum: FIRE and Money 08-22-2016, 09:01 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 12,721
Posted By Terryjm51
I agree with others on the refi, however the...

I agree with others on the refi, however the piece of mind that my house is paid for will let me sleep at night and I will feel better when I pull the plug. I am the same age and in your same shoes...
Forum: FIRE and Money 08-13-2016, 12:00 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,831
Posted By Terryjm51
Target2019 Excellent excel sheet complete...

Target2019 Excellent excel sheet complete ....thanks


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Forum: Hi, I am... 07-24-2016, 02:30 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 4,557
Posted By Terryjm51
Welcome Sent from my iPhone using Early...

Welcome


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