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Forum: Technology, Media & e-Gadgets 10-31-2019, 06:17 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 17,473
Posted By Senator
My Honda 2200 can run 10+ hours on Eco mode on...

My Honda 2200 can run 10+ hours on Eco mode on under a gallon of gas. I can hook up an extended run gas can that only needs to be filled every 2-3 days. And if I need more power, I can parallel 2+...
Forum: Other topics 10-31-2019, 05:24 AM
Replies: 357
Views: 20,356
Posted By Senator
Then a wide clear cut swath, like a gas pipeline...

Then a wide clear cut swath, like a gas pipeline uses, is in order.

Fire roads are also a technique to stop fires. It can be done. They do it in other parts of the country.

You may not stop...
Forum: Other topics 10-30-2019, 10:20 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,132
Posted By Senator
Putting the money to work means loaning it out. ...

Putting the money to work means loaning it out.

Banks understand credit risk, opportunity costs, and alternative investments.

Banks know how to make money without loaning to a high risk...
Forum: FIRE and Money 10-30-2019, 06:50 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 18,205
Posted By Senator
Avoiding co-mingling of inheritance funds goes a...

Avoiding co-mingling of inheritance funds goes a long ways towards keeping the liquid assets in the hands of the one that receives them. Keep them separate, forever.

Keep the inheritance funds in...
Forum: Other topics 10-30-2019, 05:52 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,013
Posted By Senator
I have seen the videos. Maybe it won't help but...

I have seen the videos. Maybe it won't help but there are plenty of cases where sprinklers have helped.

In an evacuation I would just drive 100 miles and take a vacation. Roofing made of cedar...
Forum: FIRE and Money 10-30-2019, 05:46 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 734
Posted By Senator
100% correct. Most people have limited risk...

100% correct.

Most people have limited risk with being sued. Most don't even have enough to bother with. Some small company 401ks only need one signature for a CEO to abscond with all the funds...
Forum: FIRE and Money 10-30-2019, 05:41 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 734
Posted By Senator
When you roll it over, do not take possession of...

When you roll it over, do not take possession of the check. Do not have it issued in your personal name.

Do it electronically, and directly into the IRA or 401K account.

You are better off in...
Forum: Other topics 10-30-2019, 05:35 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 996
Posted By Senator
You may want to register a domain name that...

You may want to register a domain name that identifies yourself just to prevent someone else from doing it with your own name...

Otherwise there is no benefit if you are not in business for...
Forum: Other topics 10-30-2019, 05:29 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,824
Posted By Senator
The Nissan dealer is the way to go. They might...

The Nissan dealer is the way to go. They might not do it for free, but may give a significant discount.

It may depend on your "Nissan Score". The amount you spend on new cars and repairs at a...
Forum: Other topics 10-30-2019, 05:21 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,013
Posted By Senator
If I lived in one of those areas, I would have my...

If I lived in one of those areas, I would have my car gassed up and ready to go. Maybe several sprinklers set up on the roof to turn on when an evacuation occurs. Houses have been saved by water...
Forum: Other topics 10-30-2019, 04:40 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,013
Posted By Senator
Do most of the people affected have city water,...

Do most of the people affected have city water, or do they have a well that needs electricity and power to get water?
Forum: FIRE and Money 10-30-2019, 04:30 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,342
Posted By Senator
It may be more important to know the sales tax...

It may be more important to know the sales tax you do not pay. Your state could come after you for it.

States that have a sales tax have a limit on how much you can purchase without filing and...
Forum: FIRE and Money 10-30-2019, 03:55 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 18,205
Posted By Senator
The moral of that data is this. Once the...

The moral of that data is this.

Once the financial benefit of a divorce is eliminated, marriage is no longer necessary.
Forum: FIRE and Money 10-30-2019, 03:29 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 18,205
Posted By Senator
A prenup would be best. Or just don't get...

A prenup would be best. Or just don't get married. Marriage is an obsolete concept anyway and the lifetime cost is astronomical.

Independent people don't fall for the trick.
Forum: Other topics 10-30-2019, 02:57 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,824
Posted By Senator
Tow it with a rope, or use AAA.

Tow it with a rope, or use AAA.
Forum: FIRE and Money 10-30-2019, 02:55 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 6,669
Posted By Senator
Repairs prior to renting get added to the basis,...

Repairs prior to renting get added to the basis, not expenses. That is what they want to know. The dates of the receipts vs. The rental dates.

There is a $25,000 loss limit against your income.
Forum: Other topics 10-30-2019, 02:41 PM
Replies: 357
Views: 20,356
Posted By Senator
When they have tried to cut the vegetation in the...

When they have tried to cut the vegetation in the past, environmental groups put up a lot of resistance, increasing expenses.

Maybe the State can do their part with prescribed burns and removing...
Forum: Other topics 10-30-2019, 07:06 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,126
Posted By Senator
I have four Nest thermostats in three different...

I have four Nest thermostats in three different properties. I control them remotely from all over the USA. I never have any disconnect issues, unless there is a wifi issue. If there is, then the...
Forum: FIRE and Money 10-29-2019, 08:51 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 795
Posted By Senator
Can you just allocate a percentage based on the...

Can you just allocate a percentage based on the month you became a resident? Take 4/12 for one state and 8/12 for another?

Or does the exact date matter? I changed residency this year, and my...
Forum: Life after FIRE 10-29-2019, 08:37 PM
Replies: 2,677
Views: 217,380
Posted By Senator
Hiked Elena Canyon at Big Bend National Park. I...

Hiked Elena Canyon at Big Bend National Park. I saw Balanced Rock yesterday.
Forum: Other topics 10-29-2019, 05:05 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 660
Posted By Senator
I love pumpkin pie. I did not even know anyone...

I love pumpkin pie. I did not even know anyone actually made it, I always thought it was bought.

It looks great, I may have to buy one.
Forum: Life after FIRE 10-29-2019, 04:34 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,699
Posted By Senator
Even worse, the DGF. And especially if the wife...

Even worse, the DGF. And especially if the wife doesn't know...
Forum: Other topics 10-29-2019, 04:32 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 676
Posted By Senator
All 100% true. I have a small air fryer and I...

All 100% true. I have a small air fryer and I was not impressed. I thought it would be more like a commercial air fryer that I have seen in restaurants.

I have a microwave and a toaster oven I...
Forum: FIRE and Money 10-29-2019, 04:09 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 6,669
Posted By Senator
I would hire a tax accountant to represent you. ...

I would hire a tax accountant to represent you. You should stay home. Anything you say can be used against you in an audit.

What percent of rental expenses compared to revenue did you report? I...
Forum: Other topics 10-29-2019, 02:27 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 676
Posted By Senator
No. But if you put a hair dryer in a can, you...

No. But if you put a hair dryer in a can, you can call it an air fryer.
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