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Forum: FIRE and Money 05-18-2021, 10:37 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,878
Posted By Osprey
Will you also be eligible to get the FERS social...

Will you also be eligible to get the FERS social security supplement which is paid from retirement until you reach age 62? For me, setting aside money to replace the social security supplement until...
Forum: Health and Early Retirement 05-07-2021, 03:14 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,093
Posted By Osprey
Consumersí Checkbook evaluates federal employee...

Consumersí Checkbook evaluates federal employee health insurance plans and discusses decision regarding Medicare part B. When I have to make this decision, I plan on looking at this resource.
Forum: Other topics 03-27-2021, 01:47 AM
Replies: 99
Views: 5,754
Posted By Osprey
We have owned 4 subarus. Our first was a 2009...

We have owned 4 subarus. Our first was a 2009 forester, still in good shape, our daughter owns and drives it now.

Our second was a 2016 outback. My husband was rear ended while driving on highway...
Forum: FIRE and Money 10-22-2020, 12:54 PM
Replies: 250
Views: 17,634
Posted By Osprey
I agree with you. Iím not trying to convert the...

I agree with you. Iím not trying to convert the exact ideal number as I recognize there may be some income Iím missing without having 1099s in hand. By right amount, Iím shooting for close to top of...
Forum: FIRE and Money 10-22-2020, 12:00 PM
Replies: 250
Views: 17,634
Posted By Osprey
I also am leaning towards buying it before end of...

I also am leaning towards buying it before end of Dec so I can make Right amount of Roth conversion $.
Forum: Life after FIRE 07-18-2020, 04:33 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 7,388
Posted By Osprey
I have 2 Labrador retrievers, do the pet friendly...

I have 2 Labrador retrievers, do the pet friendly condos have a weight limit for dogs?
Forum: FIRE and Money 07-08-2020, 03:59 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 5,087
Posted By Osprey
I learned a lot on many topics and in particular...

I learned a lot on many topics and in particular on setting an asset allocation the concept of distinguishing my risk capacity, how much I can afford to lose v psychological capacity, having spent a...
Forum: Life after FIRE 04-27-2020, 02:17 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,785
Posted By Osprey
Weíve been using zoom for a weekly family...

Weíve been using zoom for a weekly family gathering. I use it on a tablet so less security concerns. it is very user friendly for senior non tech savvy family members to participate. Brings much joy...
Forum: Other topics 01-16-2020, 12:18 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 993
Posted By Osprey
I called twice and both reps said they did not...

I called twice and both reps said they did not have a written document to share that spelled out coverage in more detail
Forum: Other topics 01-16-2020, 11:53 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 993
Posted By Osprey
Thanks for all the responses so far. I called...

Thanks for all the responses so far. I called Geico and they do not have a written description of the coverage they could give me other than the info on their web page that I linked earlier. I...
Forum: Other topics 01-16-2020, 06:05 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 993
Posted By Osprey
https://www.geico.com/auto-insurance/mechanical-br...

https://www.geico.com/auto-insurance/mechanical-breakdown-insurance/

Iím going to call today and see if there is a brochure with more details.
Forum: Other topics 01-16-2020, 05:28 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 993
Posted By Osprey
Auto insurance mechanical breakdown coverage v new car manufacturer extended warranty

We recently purchased a new Subaru Forester and declined the manufacturerís extended warranty. When we obtained car insurance for it from Geico we were offered 7 year/100,000 mile mechanical...
Forum: Life after FIRE 12-19-2019, 07:35 AM
Replies: 116
Views: 9,119
Posted By Osprey
Started playing last spring and love it! Has...

Started playing last spring and love it! Has anyone played at East Naples Community Park in Florida? We are visiting Naples this winter and that place Has lots of pickleball courts.
Forum: Other topics 11-16-2019, 06:21 AM
Replies: 203
Views: 12,880
Posted By Osprey
Thanks for all the great suggestions!

Thanks for all the great suggestions!
Forum: Technology, Media & e-Gadgets 11-15-2019, 11:44 PM
Replies: 3,734
Views: 267,120
Posted By Osprey
When we got the email on Hulu live increasing to...

When we got the email on Hulu live increasing to $54.99 a month, I considered switching back to ATT Directv Now but a wall street journal article yesterday on the Hulu price increase stated that last...
Forum: Other topics 11-15-2019, 04:59 PM
Replies: 203
Views: 12,880
Posted By Osprey
New Costco store just opened nearby, what items do u like to buy at Costco.

We have visited Costco in other locations but never lived near one. Any favorite products we should try?
Forum: Other topics 11-12-2019, 07:32 AM
Replies: 3,607
Views: 343,691
Posted By Osprey
My favorite book that I read this summer was...

My favorite book that I read this summer was Miracle Creek by Angie Kim. A first novel by former trial attorney is a family drama, courtroom thriller and a mystery.
Forum: Other topics 09-08-2019, 12:53 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 576
Posted By Osprey
I started playing pickleball last February and...

I started playing pickleball last February and developed Achilles tendonitis last spring. I rested for a month and one tendon got better and the other did not. I went to my dr and was referred to...
Forum: Other topics 08-17-2019, 05:19 PM
Replies: 154
Views: 7,839
Posted By Osprey
Georgia Tech has a co-op program and interesting...

Georgia Tech has a co-op program and interesting research opportunities.
Forum: Other topics 08-12-2019, 11:15 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,917
Posted By Osprey
Social Media Usage

I donít post much on social media and am often dismayed by the lack of civility, the inability of people to disagree without being disagreeable. In spite of this I find that I learn an incredible...
Forum: Health and Early Retirement 08-12-2019, 03:43 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 738
Posted By Osprey
A physical therapist recommended it for my foot...

A physical therapist recommended it for my foot that had a fallen arch when shoe inserts were uncomfortable. I found it to Be an effective way for me to get arch support.
Forum: Life after FIRE 06-25-2019, 11:21 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 6,052
Posted By Osprey
I wonít have my first retirement anniversary...

I wonít have my first retirement anniversary until next January but plan on looking back on the year, which has been fabulous, exceeding my expectations for how quickly I adjusted to my new life. My...
Forum: Other topics 06-12-2019, 12:28 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 720
Posted By Osprey
Not a Suze Orman fan, but enjoyed the story of her career beginning

Suze Orman Internationally Acclaimed Personal-Finance Expert
Do What Is Right, Not What Is Easy
Forum: Life after FIRE 05-21-2019, 01:59 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,510
Posted By Osprey
I’m a member of 2 book clubs. One started on line...

I’m a member of 2 book clubs. One started on line by a woman using meetup; the initial meetings were at the local Panera Breads and then moved into someone’s house. That one has been going strong...
Forum: FIRE and Money 05-19-2019, 02:44 AM
Replies: 173
Views: 14,514
Posted By Osprey
Just started retirement at 50/50 allocation and...

Just started retirement at 50/50 allocation and plan on using rising glide path to 60/40.
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