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Forum: Hi, I am... 01-22-2019, 08:52 PM
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Posted By Spiff
You have a great life going vchan. Enjoy! ...

You have a great life going vchan. Enjoy!


My Dad ended up with Pakinsons and Dimentia, but ultimately it was a heart attack that got him. It was a struggle to stay functional, but his...
Forum: FIRE and Money 11-17-2018, 01:35 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 5,929
Posted By Spiff
You can use this program to create some simple...

You can use this program to create some simple simulations to get a rough idea of what the different approaches might look like:
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Forum: Stock Picking and Market Strategy 11-03-2018, 11:37 AM
Replies: 107
Views: 10,638
Posted By Spiff
Were there a lot of insider sales while GE was...

Were there a lot of insider sales while GE was buying back shares?
Forum: Hi, I am... 09-27-2018, 11:09 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 6,195
Posted By Spiff
Hi Omega, I would encourage you to carefully...

Hi Omega, I would encourage you to carefully consider the situation at work. It is constantly changing for most folks. I have been at the same place for 30 years now, I am on my 3rd CEO, ...
Forum: Hi, I am... 08-31-2018, 02:25 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 5,004
Posted By Spiff
Not sure how i got a second star, maybe it...

Not sure how i got a second star, maybe it happened when i found the thread explaining what the dryer sheet reference means and where it came from?
Forum: Hi, I am... 08-31-2018, 11:18 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 5,004
Posted By Spiff
Thanks aida2003. I think the point of...

Thanks aida2003. I think the point of mentioning the bikes is i am a bit of a mixed bag. I generally am pretty frugal, i still drive an 18 year old car, live in a very modest house,,, but i...
Forum: Hi, I am... 08-30-2018, 02:16 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,605
Posted By Spiff
Very impressive life story!!! Many of us did ...

Very impressive life story!!! Many of us did not have our stuff together even 1/4 as well at that point in our lives, and living well under your means. (I am a huge fan of that ). Keep doing...
Forum: Hi, I am... 08-29-2018, 03:42 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 5,004
Posted By Spiff
Many thanks for the great advice. I am holding...

Many thanks for the great advice. I am holding off on saying the R word to the Boss. Lots of things to learn, but I don't think i can hang on for 6 more months.

Stu, I checked on the...
Forum: Hi, I am... 08-28-2018, 08:56 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 9,944
Posted By Spiff
Congrats Humbooster! Good luck! ...

Congrats Humbooster!


Good luck! :dance:
Forum: Hi, I am... 08-28-2018, 07:26 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 5,004
Posted By Spiff
I just spent a short time with FIREcalc. I think...

I just spent a short time with FIREcalc. I think i am falling for her! ;-)


With SS starting at age 62, Mixed Portfolio, and drawing 70K to start ( 2.56 times what i currently spend ) it...
Forum: Hi, I am... 08-28-2018, 03:32 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 5,004
Posted By Spiff
" Ignore those articles, listen to us. Problem...

" Ignore those articles, listen to us. Problem solved."

Hehehehe. I'll definitely have a look.

" Cash isn't all that crazy if you dig into the documentaries from 2008. We're flying high...
Forum: Hi, I am... 08-28-2018, 10:55 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 5,004
Posted By Spiff
Cheers to my Brother from another mother ! ...

Cheers to my Brother from another mother !

Maybe i do understand, but i don't know what LBYM is Hahahaha! Newbee here.

Yup 30 years next week. I don't get a pension, or a gold...
Forum: Hi, I am... 08-28-2018, 01:18 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 5,004
Posted By Spiff
I downloaded activity from my checking account...

I downloaded activity from my checking account for 1 year. I spent less than i thought, and there were 3 trips to visit friends in this year.

Take home pay was. 55458 yr...
Forum: Hi, I am... 08-26-2018, 11:04 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 5,004
Posted By Spiff
Ive never truly had a budget, so that may be a...

Ive never truly had a budget, so that may be a significant challenge.

I like the idea of phasing in a little at time, good way to end this paralysis.

Unfortunately it is not just checking...
Forum: Hi, I am... 08-26-2018, 10:04 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 5,004
Posted By Spiff
That has been on my mind a lot. Bailing out has...

That has been on my mind a lot. Bailing out has been by far the biggest financial mistake i have ever made. The debt, free fed money, P/E ratios are a bit unnerving and some articles i read were...
Forum: Hi, I am... 08-26-2018, 02:00 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 5,004
Posted By Spiff
Thanks folks. Most of you say I am not ready to...

Thanks folks. Most of you say I am not ready to ask if i am ready. I accept that. I also need to get my investing back on track, learn the life changing magic contained in recycled drier...
Forum: Hi, I am... 08-26-2018, 01:03 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 5,004
Posted By Spiff
Thanks for the link. Good questions on it. ...

Thanks for the link. Good questions on it.



Unfortunately the first one is an assignment to track my expenses for at least two years, and that i have no business to even ask until i have...
Forum: Hi, I am... 08-25-2018, 09:11 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 5,004
Posted By Spiff
My dream is very close?

Hi All,

I have been planning toward retiring early for about 25 years now.

I am about to hit my 30th anniversary at ACME Melting and Squishing (my nickname for it). For many of those...
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