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Forum: COVID-19 | Containment Area 03-30-2021, 08:21 PM
Replies: 332
Views: 16,906
Posted By beanctr88
What does the group think about this scenario? I...

What does the group think about this scenario? I apparently was infected in March 2020 in New York right as the outbreaks started, right before the City went into shutdown mode, but was never...
Forum: FIRE and Money 01-01-2021, 09:43 PM
Replies: 825
Views: 61,284
Posted By beanctr88
Our AA was about 80/20 for most of the year. ...

Our AA was about 80/20 for most of the year. Blended return of all of our accounts was 19.76%. Outstanding, given the havoc of the closures all over the world.

Beginning to really get excited...
Forum: Other topics 11-10-2020, 05:28 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,613
Posted By beanctr88
If anyone needs a reminder about how little...

If anyone needs a reminder about how little employees are valued, go to CNBC.com and read the AT&T CEOs letter to the Time Warner employees. It is a bunch of management speak about improving the...
Forum: COVID-19 | Containment Area 08-31-2020, 04:58 PM
Replies: 361
Views: 15,166
Posted By beanctr88
How is that different than being in the school...

How is that different than being in the school building? Seems they should just be at school. They are still riding the bus and still together in a room.
Forum: COVID-19 | Containment Area 08-22-2020, 05:05 PM
Replies: 240
Views: 11,149
Posted By beanctr88
My daughter is going to be married in March 2021....

My daughter is going to be married in March 2021. The wedding is to be outdoors, but the seated dinner and reception is inside. Our best guess right now is that about 175 friends and family would...
Forum: COVID-19 | Containment Area 06-29-2020, 12:54 PM
Replies: 235
Views: 23,448
Posted By beanctr88
Last week I donated blood and as a part of that...

Last week I donated blood and as a part of that the blood service here tests for the Covid-19 Antibodies in your blood. Mine came back positive. I was in New York for a week right before they shut...
Forum: FIRE and Money 04-13-2020, 07:08 PM
Replies: 737
Views: 54,939
Posted By beanctr88
You might want to check into that. I filed two...

You might want to check into that. I filed two returns for family members who were due refunds around that same time and they received them in less than a week. This was done via e-file with one of...
Forum: Other topics 06-08-2019, 08:37 AM
Replies: 185
Views: 9,683
Posted By beanctr88
Id rather be graduating from college with 3.6%...

Id rather be graduating from college with 3.6% unemployment than 10% plus that some cohorts of college graduates did. I would think an eager, hard working graduate would find getting that first...
Forum: Other topics 04-06-2019, 07:08 PM
Replies: 178
Views: 9,264
Posted By beanctr88
Native born Jacksonville guy here. Most years you...

Native born Jacksonville guy here. Most years you may need a sweater or light jacket for five or six weeks total, but not in a row, between Thanksgiving and the end of March. A heavy coat maybe on...
Forum: Stock Picking and Market Strategy 10-04-2017, 09:52 AM
Replies: 111
Views: 20,914
Posted By beanctr88
I have not researched this stock at all but the...

I have not researched this stock at all but the volatility described and volume for a small stock sounds like a pump and dump scheme. Two of my coworkers got caught up in these. They made money on...
Forum: FIRE and Money 08-16-2017, 04:50 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 8,506
Posted By beanctr88
We aren't retiring for quite a while yet, but are...

We aren't retiring for quite a while yet, but are already discussing whether to trade in the yard work for a condo that we can lock and leave when we travel. The hope would be that the condo would be...
Forum: Other topics 06-16-2017, 02:53 PM
Replies: 172
Views: 8,008
Posted By beanctr88
We do not pay for Prime and many things that we...

We do not pay for Prime and many things that we buy still arrive in two to three days, even when they say when ordering that it will take a week or more. We generally order things that are not time...
Forum: FIRE and Money 06-11-2017, 04:05 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 8,171
Posted By beanctr88
I always wonder when threads like this come up...

I always wonder when threads like this come up why people feel like if the man retires first there will be problems, but rarely is that an issue if the wife retires first. My wife only recently...
Forum: FIRE and Money 02-12-2017, 12:56 PM
Replies: 2,502
Views: 920,463
Posted By beanctr88
We just hit half of our targeted investments for...

We just hit half of our targeted investments for pulling the rip cord last month. My planned retirement is late 2027. It won't be that early by this board's standards, but given the late start we had...
Forum: Life after FIRE 01-02-2017, 06:44 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 4,645
Posted By beanctr88
I have considered going to law school so I could...

I have considered going to law school so I could spend time representing people that I feel are getting a raw deal and need representation. Also to keep state and local politicians and regulators...
Forum: Life after FIRE 12-29-2016, 07:19 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,282
Posted By beanctr88
Jk

Jk
Forum: FIRE and Money 12-23-2016, 09:20 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,853
Posted By beanctr88
Yes to both. I think it is going to be a very...

Yes to both. I think it is going to be a very wild ride for at least the next year as it is hard to tell what Congress and our new President will actually do and reactions to proposals, whether...
Forum: FIRE and Money 12-22-2016, 08:16 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,853
Posted By beanctr88
I think whatever happens will be dramatically...

I think whatever happens will be dramatically different than the experts predict. Ten year treasuries will either end up at 4.50% or above at the end of 2017 if the economy heats up due to promised...
Forum: Other topics 12-22-2016, 08:07 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,366
Posted By beanctr88
Thank you both for the videos you posted. They...

Thank you both for the videos you posted. They brought true joy to my week and, I am sure, countless others. Merry Christmas to everyone on ER.org and thanks for all each of you has shared. You have...
Forum: Forum Admin 10-24-2016, 06:44 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,213
Posted By beanctr88
My concern with the update is that you no longer...

My concern with the update is that you no longer end up at the same place in a topic thread you were the last time you entered the site. Also, the updated app does not do a good job of tracking if...
Forum: FIRE and Money 10-14-2016, 12:21 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,860
Posted By beanctr88
I filled out the forms for my twins knowing that...

I filled out the forms for my twins knowing that they would only qualify for loans, but none of the schools would consider them for scholarships of any kind without FAFSA first. My kids never saw the...
Forum: Other topics 10-05-2016, 01:49 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 6,396
Posted By beanctr88
Here in Jacksonville, Florida we have had two...

Here in Jacksonville, Florida we have had two straight days of rain from a Nor'easter. With Matthew on the way we aren't as worried about the wind as flooding in low lying areas and near the St....
Forum: Health and Early Retirement 07-30-2016, 04:06 PM
Replies: 145
Views: 10,446
Posted By beanctr88
I have been several times now since the weight...

I have been several times now since the weight gain and nothing readily apparent in the blood work. At least the rise has stopped and I'm down about eight pounds from the highest point.


Sent...
Forum: Health and Early Retirement 07-30-2016, 02:31 PM
Replies: 145
Views: 10,446
Posted By beanctr88
Yes, I have pretty large calves and have always...

Yes, I have pretty large calves and have always been pretty inflexible both upper and lower body. Will get back on the treadmill, but try a much slower pace for a few weeks to see if it helps.

...
Forum: Health and Early Retirement 07-30-2016, 12:33 PM
Replies: 145
Views: 10,446
Posted By beanctr88
I feel for the OP. I put on 25 pounds this winter...

I feel for the OP. I put on 25 pounds this winter in about two months and feel just awful. So I started trying to walk/jog with my daughter in the neighborhood and got terrible shin splints. No...
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