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Forum: Hi, I am... 07-07-2020, 10:33 AM
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Posted By Jane_Doe
DD4L, CONGRATS!! Also been known to lurk. ...

DD4L,

CONGRATS!! Also been known to lurk. Working on being semi-RE myself.

Wishing you great luck and see you around!

Jane
Forum: FIRE and Money 06-28-2020, 07:06 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,278
Posted By Jane_Doe
Lord Just, Definitely food for thought. My DH...

Lord Just,
Definitely food for thought. My DH used to be the OMG the sky is falling with stock market. I am the one planning our investment portfolio and it needs to be balanced enough for his...
Forum: FIRE and Money 06-28-2020, 07:00 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,278
Posted By Jane_Doe
thanks again old shooter

TY Old Shooter!

This makes sense. I am currently keeping money on hold a little longer and have a chunk that is stuck in transfer land so not ready but hopefully soon.

Plus our kids and new...
Forum: FIRE and Money 06-28-2020, 06:55 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,278
Posted By Jane_Doe
Thanks for this analysis I am working on /...

Thanks for this analysis I am working on / brushing up after many years of not being able to even think about investing. Now that we are starting again to plan our retirement it's a bit daunting. I...
Forum: Hi, I am... 06-28-2020, 06:39 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,674
Posted By Jane_Doe
Beach, Thanks, again, I am not saying for other...

Beach,
Thanks, again, I am not saying for other people to follow our example.
We are getting the minimum for soc sec and paid min in. We are fine with that.
We both qualify for Medicare which...
Forum: FIRE and Money 06-21-2020, 12:05 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,278
Posted By Jane_Doe
Thanks, target! :)

Thanks, target! :)
Forum: Hi, I am... 06-21-2020, 12:03 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,674
Posted By Jane_Doe
Yes, PB for most people I would NOT recommend...

Yes, PB for most people I would NOT recommend avoiding paying into the SS system.
Reasons we chose not to do more than minimum include the fact that being self employed paying 15.3% (employer and...
Forum: FIRE and Money 06-21-2020, 06:27 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,278
Posted By Jane_Doe
PB - my apologies for the format issue and all of...

PB - my apologies for the format issue and all of the asterisks! Cut and pasted from a saved document. I will not be doing that again! also did not know there's reits in other parts of my...
Forum: Hi, I am... 06-20-2020, 07:17 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,674
Posted By Jane_Doe
Correct Retch. Learned the hard way back in...

Correct Retch. Learned the hard way back in beginning (1982 with super high interest rates as well). young newlyweds - Weren't incorporated, built a spec house, sold for profit of about 10k on...
Forum: FIRE and Money 06-20-2020, 07:05 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,278
Posted By Jane_Doe
hey Tom

Thanks for your input. I like that idea. Certainly simpler. I think I have been over thinking the process.

BTW no one has commented on my wanting 20%in Real Estate fund
Our personal RE...
Forum: Hi, I am... 06-19-2020, 06:39 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,674
Posted By Jane_Doe
self employed

I did not pay myself ran the home office raised kids, husband took salary but also profit thru s corp and real estate income plus depreciation from llc
Forum: FIRE and Money 06-19-2020, 04:48 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,278
Posted By Jane_Doe
thanks old shooter

Thanks for your advice. I will rethink and dust off my bookshelf I'm pretty sure I read one or both of those about 12 years ago.

Agree on the looking back. and the way things are now it's a bit...
Forum: FIRE and Money 06-19-2020, 03:55 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,278
Posted By Jane_Doe
cool

thanks, bill

I will look into this. no tax issues as in ira's
basis should be even for when I buy.

I get free consult with vanguard and will ask them.

I like the portfolio backtest...
Forum: Hi, I am... 06-19-2020, 03:47 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,674
Posted By Jane_Doe
Thanks for welcome and advice

I am rusty on using the forum so please bear with me!

I sent ty replies but they aren't showing in the thread and seems like I should reply publicly here...

so, thanks for the welcomes and I do...
Forum: FIRE and Money 06-19-2020, 12:18 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,278
Posted By Jane_Doe
Portfolio Fund Allocations for Newbie to Market

Hi, all!

I’m Jane Doe, a new old member coming back to the fold and hoping to get some good advice and input on my small starter portfolio.

So that you know where I am coming from with my...
Forum: Hi, I am... 06-19-2020, 12:16 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,674
Posted By Jane_Doe
Thanks, guys! This forum has always been so fun...

Thanks, guys! This forum has always been so fun and friendly!

Looking forward to getting back up to snuff.....

Jane
Forum: Hi, I am... 06-19-2020, 11:41 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,674
Posted By Jane_Doe
New Old Member Back and Ready to GO!

Hi, all!

I go by “Jane Doe” and actually found this forum back around 2005 and had to quit in 2008 or so due to almost financial ruin from being stupid enough to open a pub in the summer of 2007...
Forum: Hi, I am... 06-19-2020, 11:21 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 951
Posted By Jane_Doe
Congratulations!

Covid absolute game changer! Congrats on pulling the plug! and coming out of lurking!

I am on permanent layoff so am looking at what we can do to do the same!

Fingers crossed, good luck and...
Forum: FIRE and Money 05-06-2007, 02:31 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,893
Posted By Jane_Doe
Re: Can't Join the ER Club Yet!

John,

Where have you been? ;D

(I've been in Cognito! O0 )

Jane :)
Forum: FIRE and Money 05-04-2007, 03:25 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,893
Posted By Jane_Doe
Re: Can't Join the ER Club Yet!

Dog - You're a ... well, dog! Enjoy a cool one for me, too!

Steve -

I 'm sorry to hear that your undeserving employer has not made any efforts after you rose to the occasion for them to keep...
Forum: Other topics 05-04-2007, 03:17 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,633
Posted By Jane_Doe
Re: Do you use your own bags at the grocery store?

Al-

Can you please add an additional response choice:

What is a grocery store? ;D

Have a great day!

Jane :)
Forum: FIRE and Money 05-02-2007, 03:35 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,893
Posted By Jane_Doe
Re: Can't Join the ER Club Yet!

Thanks guys for the encouragement! I will definitely be dropping in, just not keeping up as well. I may miss out on some happenings (such as did Lawrence's wife have her baby yet?). We may need to...
Forum: FIRE and Money 04-29-2007, 06:51 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,893
Posted By Jane_Doe
Can't Join the ER Club Yet!

Well, guys, I have been playing least insight here lately and will continue to do so.

DH & I are embarking on a new adventure. We are revamping our existing business and will be re-opening it into...
Forum: Life after FIRE 04-17-2007, 12:07 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 7,729
Posted By Jane_Doe
Re: Secret Retirement?

Congratulations, Kramer!

Good luck in your adventures and be sure to keep us posted on your semi-FIREdom.

Jane :)
Forum: FIRE and Money 03-28-2007, 06:53 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,099
Posted By Jane_Doe
Re: The Best Part Time Jobs

Quick answer to OP with a QUICK skim thru of replies (i.e., sorry if this is a repeat)

Have an aquantance (sp?!) with health issues - she got a part time job at home depot and got decent health...
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