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Forum: COVID-19 | Containment Area 03-27-2020, 08:00 AM
Replies: 193
Views: 10,472
Posted By Go-NoGo
and one more.. ...

and one more..

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nmUXntGlqFI
Forum: COVID-19 | Containment Area 03-26-2020, 08:23 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 2,225
Posted By Go-NoGo
"Cruise lines, early source of coronavirus...

"Cruise lines, early source of coronavirus infections, out of bailout package"

From the article:

"Like hotels and airlines, cruise companies have seen their business decimated by the...
Forum: FIRE and Money 03-24-2020, 02:50 PM
Replies: 471
Views: 70,255
Posted By Go-NoGo
I did it last week. ER plans are now going to...

I did it last week.
ER plans are now going to be a trial by FIRE.
Will tighten the belt for a few months, the cash bucket is good for a few years. Interesting times as they say.
Forum: COVID-19 | Containment Area 03-24-2020, 01:53 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 2,225
Posted By Go-NoGo
Those cruise ships cost about $400 million to...

Those cruise ships cost about $400 million to build. Each.
Most of them are built by companies in Italy, Germany and South Korea.
So maybe the EU and South Korea should step in and bail them out,...
Forum: COVID-19 | Containment Area 03-20-2020, 02:40 PM
Replies: 123
Views: 3,978
Posted By Go-NoGo
That is exactly right. Note that for the...

That is exactly right.
Note that for the purposes of this graph, FT chooses to track each European country separately. There is no line for the "EU"
Forum: FIRE and Money 03-19-2020, 12:05 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 512
Posted By Go-NoGo
They CAN reduce your credit limit or call in the...

They CAN reduce your credit limit or call in the loan:

From a lender's Truth in disclosure:

(a) Termination and Acceleration. In accordance with
applicable law, we can terminate your credit...
Forum: Hi, I am... 03-19-2020, 09:18 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,013
Posted By Go-NoGo
This thread should belong in its Funny joke...

This thread should belong in its Funny joke Thursday :)
Welcome OP !
Forum: COVID-19 | Containment Area 03-17-2020, 08:01 PM
Replies: 403
Views: 18,192
Posted By Go-NoGo
Allergy season is on us, and many people suffer...

Allergy season is on us, and many people suffer from dry cough.
This is why making a diagnosis is tough, and even more so if you are just considering one symptom.
Forum: COVID-19 | Containment Area 03-16-2020, 05:34 PM
Replies: 239
Views: 7,609
Posted By Go-NoGo
Stores should practice "surge" pricing. First 2...

Stores should practice "surge" pricing.
First 2 packs of TP are normal price, 3rd pack is 4x the cost, 4th pack is 5x and so on.

That might bring it a little under control
Forum: FIRE and Money 03-16-2020, 10:50 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,359
Posted By Go-NoGo
None of this will add money to the economy...

None of this will add money to the economy immediately. This is fear driven event causing real economic disruption. The fear will have to dissipate, the infection curve has to flatten first. Save the...
Forum: Health and Early Retirement 03-14-2020, 09:56 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 4,881
Posted By Go-NoGo
+1 Cutting back will not work, go to zero as...

+1

Cutting back will not work, go to zero as soon as you can.
Donate your stash of wine/liquor to your friends, and for good measure pour a few bottles down the toilet for therapeutic benefit.
...
Forum: COVID-19 | Containment Area 03-13-2020, 07:02 PM
Replies: 154
Views: 8,562
Posted By Go-NoGo
Some critical manufacturing will become less...

Some critical manufacturing will become less "free enterprise" and more regulated. Think pharma companies being required to setup manufacturing plants in the country they want to do business in.
Forum: COVID-19 | Containment Area 03-13-2020, 01:41 PM
Replies: 193
Views: 10,472
Posted By Go-NoGo
These jokes will go viral

These jokes will go viral
Forum: FIRE and Money 03-10-2020, 02:36 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,395
Posted By Go-NoGo
Personally - I am counting only cash in banks or...

Personally - I am counting only cash in banks or CD's that do not have withdrawal penalties.
Forum: FIRE and Money 03-06-2020, 11:27 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,178
Posted By Go-NoGo
Turn off TV news, switch off CNBC and don't check...

Turn off TV news, switch off CNBC and don't check balances of your portfolio obsessively. Stay the course - the markets will come back, there is a lot of money of the sidelines waiting..
Forum: FIRE and Money 03-01-2020, 10:54 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 5,698
Posted By Go-NoGo
Did some back of the envelope calculation. 22%...

Did some back of the envelope calculation.
22% cash = $440K

Expenses = 80K, and you will get a pension of 12K so burn rate = $68K
In 2 years your cash balance will be $440 - 68*2 = $304K...
Forum: FIRE and Money 03-01-2020, 09:28 AM
Replies: 471
Views: 70,255
Posted By Go-NoGo
Add me to the list. Pulling the plug in...

Add me to the list. Pulling the plug in mid-march.
The correction is something that I would not have wanted, as this is almost perfect SORR. But it has helped me pressure test the plan.
Forum: FIRE and Money 03-01-2020, 07:50 AM
Replies: 110
Views: 8,804
Posted By Go-NoGo
No issues with Vanguard, quite happy with them. ...

No issues with Vanguard, quite happy with them.
In the interest of diversification I keep accounts with VG/Fido/Schwab
Forum: Stock Picking and Market Strategy 02-28-2020, 10:53 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 3,447
Posted By Go-NoGo
I will go out on a limb - the markets will turn...

I will go out on a limb - the markets will turn when they realize that new cases of corona virus infections/deaths are similar to the Flu. People will be infected, most of them will get over it, some...
Forum: FIRE and Money 02-28-2020, 09:59 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 4,283
Posted By Go-NoGo
+1 Vanguard/Fidelity/Schwab will do the...

+1

Vanguard/Fidelity/Schwab will do the move for you, they just need to know the ML account numbers and they will transfer the money. You will not have to "fire" your ML agent or even speak to...
Forum: FIRE and Money 02-27-2020, 07:51 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 4,283
Posted By Go-NoGo
Holding on to your job (if you want to do it)...

Holding on to your job (if you want to do it) might be a good idea - you will earning an income and not drawing down your assets - also might be a great time invest in the market now while stocks are...
Forum: FIRE and Money 02-27-2020, 07:32 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 4,283
Posted By Go-NoGo
Dump ML as soon as you can and move to...

Dump ML as soon as you can and move to Fidelity/Vanguard/Charles Schwab.

If they are suggesting that you move to annuities at this point in time when the markets took a dive - they are acting in...
Forum: FIRE and Money 02-27-2020, 10:26 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 4,283
Posted By Go-NoGo
Resist the urge to buy high and sell low. ...

Resist the urge to buy high and sell low.

Turnoff the news for a couple of weeks - and go do something outside. If you must get news, go online and read the newspapers.

This too shall pass
Forum: Other topics 02-23-2020, 07:21 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 4,151
Posted By Go-NoGo
So you must be IFR rated ?:coolsmiley: >>Major...

So you must be IFR rated ?:coolsmiley:
>>Major respect << !
Forum: Other topics 02-22-2020, 02:51 PM
Replies: 635
Views: 156,302
Posted By Go-NoGo
So very sorry to hear this - my deepest...

So very sorry to hear this - my deepest condolences to you and your family. I very much enjoyed his posts on this site. Godspeed imoldernu - you will be missed.
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