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Forum: Other topics Yesterday, 04:32 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 1,798
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I was raised in Kalamazoo, had relatives in...

I was raised in Kalamazoo, had relatives in Dowagiac and Otsego.
Any of those sound familiar? :greetings10:
Forum: Life after FIRE Yesterday, 09:50 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 5,666
Posted By Time2
Thanks to Out-to-Lunch and Braumeister for the...

Thanks to Out-to-Lunch and Braumeister for the input on the wood.
I'm sending out emails to the Sauna kit companies. I don't see any that specifically say the sell just the wood, but I'm asking...
Forum: Other topics 01-23-2021, 05:00 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 1,798
Posted By Time2
I grew up and lived in Michigan for 40 years,...

I grew up and lived in Michigan for 40 years, been in Florida the last 25 years. It picked me as Northern, "That could either be the Chicago/Detroit"
Yep, smack dab in between them!


I ran a...
Forum: Young Dreamers 01-23-2021, 04:41 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 12,129
Posted By Time2
I see Suze has a net worth between $40M and $75M,...

I see Suze has a net worth between $40M and $75M, maybe she has lost perspective of what the little people can prosper on.
Forum: FIRE and Money 01-23-2021, 01:15 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 3,454
Posted By Time2
I guess I procrastinated to long, I was going to...

I guess I procrastinated to long, I was going to buy $100, just to raise my odds! I'll try harder next time.
Forum: COVID-19 | Containment Area 01-23-2021, 01:07 PM
Replies: 1,462
Views: 58,399
Posted By Time2
We have a text system here, you get the text then...

We have a text system here, you get the text then get to pick from three different times to get a ticket. When you click the time you are at the mercy of the computer system lottery as to whether you...
Forum: Life after FIRE 01-23-2021, 09:55 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 5,666
Posted By Time2
I've been in the Sauna planning stages for a...

I've been in the Sauna planning stages for a while. My son and I started building a couple days ago. We started with the floor, so far we have only framed, insulated, put in a vapor barrier and...
Forum: Other topics 01-23-2021, 08:07 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,400
Posted By Time2
Is there a good chance the water meter will...

Is there a good chance the water meter will survive another 1-1/2 years until you have sold? If so, just let it go.

If not, see what the water dept. says.
Forum: FIRE and Money 01-23-2021, 07:50 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,987
Posted By Time2
I've only been on the withdrawal plan for two...

I've only been on the withdrawal plan for two years, but I make sure to get my expenses for next year pulled out in or by December 31st. This way I can do a lot of tax planning. Worked great the...
Forum: Health and Early Retirement 01-07-2021, 09:15 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,081
Posted By Time2
Right after I posted, I found out my county is...

Right after I posted, I found out my county is starting to Vaccinate 65 yr olds, that me. My 3 week time till net shot was the minimum time, so I have 4 more months.
Forum: Health and Early Retirement 01-07-2021, 06:27 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,081
Posted By Time2
Thanks, I had the same question, I'm about 3...

Thanks, I had the same question, I'm about 3 weeks until my second Shingrix shot and wondered how long to wait for my Covid shot. I'm 65 but, it may be a while before I'm eligible anyway.
Forum: Other topics 01-07-2021, 12:53 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,093
Posted By Time2
I'm looking at Sauna heaters that run about $900....

I'm looking at Sauna heaters that run about $900.
AliExpress has them for $50 to $130! But, being an electric device that produces high heat, I don't want to take that chance.
Forum: FIRE and Money 01-07-2021, 07:30 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,309
Posted By Time2
We've only been retired two years, (living off...

We've only been retired two years, (living off nest egg). The first two years we spent close to 7%, because of large tuition payments. Even so, after two years I'm Up 23%. One more year of tuition,...
Forum: Other topics 01-06-2021, 08:35 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 2,359
Posted By Time2
For years my hobby was listening to long distance...

For years my hobby was listening to long distance AM radio. I built many antennas for listening. The antenna building got more serious when I moved from Michigan to Florida. Many more stations easier...
Forum: Life after FIRE 01-06-2021, 05:01 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,329
Posted By Time2
I have this reoccurring meeting with the calendar...

I have this reoccurring meeting with the calendar in my computer to find out what day of the week it is. Sometimes I can deduce the day by a situation comedy or NCIS that I may have watched the day...
Forum: Other topics 01-06-2021, 06:49 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,028
Posted By Time2
I'm getting ideas together to build a sauna. I...

I'm getting ideas together to build a sauna. I have concerns that if we ever move or I end up not using the sauna, I would not be able to remove it from the area where I build it. In case I want to...
Forum: COVID-19 | Containment Area 01-05-2021, 10:40 AM
Replies: 360
Views: 26,255
Posted By Time2
How do they isolate in a nursing home? A separate...

How do they isolate in a nursing home? A separate wing, no common attendants?
Seems like a separate nursing home for all Covid patients is the only way to prevent spread to other patients.
Forum: FIRE and Money 01-05-2021, 10:28 AM
Replies: 153
Views: 11,156
Posted By Time2
He may have said it better than you, but I still...

He may have said it better than you, but I still found it very complicated.
I understand it's a tax arbitrage. We are in the low tax bracket now, we expect a higher tax bracket when we start...
Forum: Hi, I am... 01-05-2021, 07:52 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,931
Posted By Time2
To fund my sons Roth, I transferred money on...

To fund my sons Roth, I transferred money on 4/08/2019 from my Vanguard account to his Roth Brokerage account. On 3/18/2020 I again transferred money to his Roth. He noticed he never transferred the...
Forum: Life after FIRE 01-04-2021, 07:26 PM
Replies: 174
Views: 10,222
Posted By Time2
We went through Michael in Oct 2018. We had about...

We went through Michael in Oct 2018. We had about $90k of damage to house and property. We went 3 days with the water we had saved in the tubs, 8 days without electricity, 10 weeks without cable, and...
Forum: FIRE and Money 01-04-2021, 02:58 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 998
Posted By Time2
But, this is how I can plan my taxes. I'm...

But, this is how I can plan my taxes.

I'm 65 and still have a pretty high percentage in mutual funds (72%), so a little cash on the side is not terrible.


Just ask, I can make up an excuse...
Forum: FIRE and Money 01-04-2021, 02:48 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 7,116
Posted By Time2
Back when I was in my early 30s, I had a neighbor...

Back when I was in my early 30s, I had a neighbor that knew my wife and I were savers, during one conversation, he said needed to spend to keep the economy going! Now in our 60s, you might imagine...
Forum: FIRE and Money 01-04-2021, 02:38 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 998
Posted By Time2
I'm not sure I have it worked out best, but I...

I'm not sure I have it worked out best, but I take out next years expenses the previous year. Last year I took about $120,000 out of a taxable account that resulted in $28,000 of LTCGs. This added to...
Forum: FIRE and Money 01-04-2021, 02:18 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 954
Posted By Time2
After doing the numbers I converted $75,500 last...

After doing the numbers I converted $75,500 last year in Dec, this was my first Roth conversion, second year fully retired. I expect to continue with them. If by chance the market goes down again...
Forum: Other topics 01-04-2021, 11:08 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,028
Posted By Time2
Sengsational 1, has me questioning my size. I was...

Sengsational 1, has me questioning my size. I was going for 4 x 7 or possibly 4 x 6, that is because I thought I would want to be able to lay down. I would reduce it just so it wouldn't take as much...
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