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Forum: FIRE and Money 06-24-2019, 11:37 AM
Replies: 2,502
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Posted By DRiP Guy
Milestone: As I just crowed on another thread...

Milestone: As I just crowed on another thread here, as a 72(t) SEPP plan participant, I slipped by that 59 1/2 age number a while ago. So I could now take a 401(k) withdrawal larger than my fixed...
Forum: Hi, I am... 06-24-2019, 11:29 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 8,084
Posted By DRiP Guy
Maybe the final final update? I quietly and...

Maybe the final final update? I quietly and without even realizing it, passed the magic mark of age 59 1/2 some time ago, which meant it was now okay to take more than my old SEPP plan fixed...
Forum: Hi, I am... 09-06-2016, 07:33 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 8,084
Posted By DRiP Guy
Final post

Hello! It’s now closing on 10 full years since I started this thread. I wanted to do one final update to this thread, for two reasons:


One, as a close-out to the ‘story’ for anyone who read...
Forum: FIRE and Money 02-17-2011, 10:32 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 5,873
Posted By DRiP Guy
I retired at 49, and fully planned on doing the...

I retired at 49, and fully planned on doing the 72(t) route, but as it is, I doubt I will need to.

I have a note to myself to do something I rarely do and look at actual cash flows. I will map out...
Forum: Other topics 02-08-2011, 08:17 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 7,340
Posted By DRiP Guy
I read a study somewhere that the single greatest...

I read a study somewhere that the single greatest determinant to happiness is flexibility.

W2R, Sounds like not only are you going to be saving the hassle of a big move, but you have exhibited...
Forum: Other topics 02-05-2011, 12:37 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 10,272
Posted By DRiP Guy
I wonder if our grandkids will collect these as...

I wonder if our grandkids will collect these as 'vintage' someday:

https://i54.tinypic.com/f9m73r.jpg
ARM DSO Nano - Pocket-Sized Digital Oscilloscope - eBay (item 200470598507 end time Mar-05-11...
Forum: Other topics 02-04-2011, 08:52 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 6,523
Posted By DRiP Guy
I've gotten caught by that one, too.

I've gotten caught by that one, too.
Forum: FIRE and Money 02-03-2011, 05:31 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 7,482
Posted By DRiP Guy
:angel:

:angel:
Forum: Other topics 02-03-2011, 03:16 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 6,523
Posted By DRiP Guy
I particularly hate the commericals that play a...

I particularly hate the commericals that play a doorbell...

Yes, I think they do it on very much purpose because it's a sure attention getter...

I'm gonna buy a unique electronic chime for my...
Forum: Other topics 01-23-2011, 12:38 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 6,627
Posted By DRiP Guy
I needed a few supply odds and ends for my hobby,...

I needed a few supply odds and ends for my hobby, and decided rather than go to several local merchants or even on-line places, I thought I would just round up as much as possible on Amazon...

So...
Forum: FIRE and Money 01-16-2011, 10:10 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 8,524
Posted By DRiP Guy
I would offer the following tidbit, that probably...

I would offer the following tidbit, that probably is already obvious, but then again, perhaps not....


As a credit union, PenFed has a primary interest in obtaining and then utilizing funds from...
Forum: Other topics 01-14-2011, 11:02 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,278
Posted By DRiP Guy
I did it for about five seconds and still got the...

I did it for about five seconds and still got the intended effect, when looking at mouse hand. Any more would have drove my eyes crazy!
Forum: Other topics 01-07-2011, 08:43 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 7,415
Posted By DRiP Guy
Well I'll be darned. Looks like you are not...

Well I'll be darned. Looks like you are not alone, even:

Kbrewlids home, refill and reseal your k-cups like new (https://kbrewlids.com/)

How to Reuse K-Cups for a Great Cup of Coffee | eHow.com...
Forum: Hi, I am... 01-07-2011, 05:48 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,726
Posted By DRiP Guy
Welcome aboard! Thanks for sharing your story. I...

Welcome aboard! Thanks for sharing your story. I think you will find a lot to enjoy and ponder here, I know I have!
Forum: Other topics 01-07-2011, 05:38 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 5,324
Posted By DRiP Guy
I really am looking forward to the challenge!...

I really am looking forward to the challenge! It's strange to say for a person over 50, but seriously, I think I am just now old enough for this 'toy' -- I would have salivated to have had it earlier...
Forum: Other topics 01-07-2011, 03:27 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 5,324
Posted By DRiP Guy
Indeed. It is downright mind-blowing how much...

Indeed. It is downright mind-blowing how much technology they can now cram into even the low end toys, much less the next level up 'hobby' products.

By looking into some of the advanced RC...
Forum: Other topics 01-06-2011, 07:36 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 5,324
Posted By DRiP Guy
Excellent. See that is probably the one I...

Excellent. See that is probably the one I *should* have tried next:

* Same micro size as mCX2, instead of larger CP Pro2
* Fixed pitch rotor instead of collective of CP PRo2
* It can crash...
Forum: Other topics 01-06-2011, 07:24 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 5,324
Posted By DRiP Guy
Well, I said I'd weigh in and I will: As...

Well, I said I'd weigh in and I will:

As simply and directly as possible: I can't recall ever having bought a product that was as much of a delight, in terms of meeting my expectations as a...
Forum: FIRE and Money 12-30-2010, 06:43 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,350
Posted By DRiP Guy
I'm living proof of that -- hence the name "DRiP...

I'm living proof of that -- hence the name "DRiP Guy" from my own early efforts at assembling a diverse portfolio using individual corp stocks purchased on DRP plans, before I knew better!

Thank...
Forum: Other topics 12-29-2010, 12:09 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 5,324
Posted By DRiP Guy
:coolsmiley: Looking forward to my own...

:coolsmiley:


Looking forward to my own 'micro' coming in, so I can have my own indoor fun!
Forum: Other topics 12-29-2010, 11:08 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 5,324
Posted By DRiP Guy
Just be careful -- it appears the S032 suffers...

Just be careful -- it appears the S032 suffers much the same issues as the S031, and unless you really 'need' a big heli, then the S107 is the far preferred way to go:

RC Groups - View Single Post...
Forum: Other topics 12-29-2010, 10:58 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 5,324
Posted By DRiP Guy
Well, my Syma 031 did come in, and it was exactly...

Well, my Syma 031 did come in, and it was exactly as described on the R/C forums, in that it is big... beautiful... and unwieldy. I quickly discovered that it is far too big and unpredictable for...
Forum: Hi, I am... 12-27-2010, 11:26 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 8,084
Posted By DRiP Guy
Thanks, I will indeed keep things updated at...

Thanks, I will indeed keep things updated at significant junctures, and I'd encourage you to share as well: the comments, advice, and criticism I've gotten both here and at Bogleheads has been...
Forum: FIRE and Money 12-24-2010, 06:03 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,014
Posted By DRiP Guy
Great tip, thanks! Say, does anyone know: ...

Great tip, thanks!

Say, does anyone know:

Are we at this point 'locked-in' on both amount and duration for our 'reservations'?

I had a relatively small CD roll over, so that allowed me to...
Forum: Other topics 12-16-2010, 12:45 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 7,415
Posted By DRiP Guy
Saved me a lot of writing -- I also got the Sam's...

Saved me a lot of writing -- I also got the Sam's Keurig machine with 60 K cups, and have used both the supplied cups and made my own coffee to much satisfaction. I am only one, and even then, I have...
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