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Forum: FIRE and Money 07-10-2022, 07:43 PM
Replies: 154
Views: 8,652
Posted By haloFIRE
I believe drivers from Favor and Door dash do...

I believe drivers from Favor and Door dash do these deliveries. They don't make min wage exception CA. Tips are their pay. I use Wal-Mart plus for most if my shopping. If I order on weekends they...
Forum: Life after FIRE 01-20-2022, 07:41 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,578
Posted By haloFIRE
Congratulations!

On your last day at the grind! BY the time you read this, you'll be retired!

Well done!
Forum: Other topics 08-12-2021, 04:16 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 6,567
Posted By haloFIRE
Gretchen I am so sorry for your loss. I hope you...

Gretchen I am so sorry for your loss. I hope you can find some comfort in knowing just how much your Mother meant to this community. I wish you and your family all the very best, and hope you will...
Forum: Technology, Media & e-Gadgets 08-11-2021, 11:01 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,064
Posted By haloFIRE
Primarily use our car's built in system in DW's...

Primarily use our car's built in system in DW's new car. I use my phone in my car (2007). Typically carry an old GPS when we road trip. Have been in a few places with no cell coverage. Big Bend...
Forum: Life after FIRE 08-05-2021, 10:21 AM
Replies: 192
Views: 14,108
Posted By haloFIRE
Well said

+1. They have utility, so I keep them. Nice to save a few cents, but save them more for the fact that they are good.

I get your point though - hard to get over old habits.
Forum: Young Dreamers 08-04-2021, 05:01 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 40,973
Posted By haloFIRE
Very impressive! You are accumulating at a great...

Very impressive! You are accumulating at a great time. So, with 3.4M, have you changed your retirement plans?
Forum: Life after FIRE 08-02-2021, 07:25 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,305
Posted By haloFIRE
38Chevy454, Awesome post! Congratulations! I...

38Chevy454, Awesome post! Congratulations! I hope the years ahead are as good/fun as your first four years!
Forum: Hi, I am... 06-09-2021, 11:21 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 4,031
Posted By haloFIRE
Excellent VA Care

As someone else already stated, there are good facilities, and not so good facilities. This holds true for just about every entity that has multiple locations.

My VA care is much better than my...
Forum: Hi, I am... 06-08-2021, 05:51 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 4,031
Posted By haloFIRE
Welcome BighousePT - happy to have you here. ...

Welcome BighousePT - happy to have you here. Most of the counsel here is well thought out; rare exception to see snark.

Key to your question lies between your current budget and your anticipated...
Forum: Hi, I am... 06-08-2021, 05:45 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 4,031
Posted By haloFIRE
Least helpful post of the day

Least helpful post of the day:



Doesn't sound like a responsible post from a member of this community. Wake up on the wrong side of the bed?
Forum: Life after FIRE 05-07-2021, 05:42 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 8,003
Posted By haloFIRE
Garmin Fenix series. Six, or Five - Five is...

Garmin Fenix series. Six, or Five - Five is previous generation but still VERY capable. Certainly not high end, but amazingly functional and durable. Bought my Fenix 5 for about $350 on Black...
Forum: Travel Information 04-28-2021, 03:11 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 6,441
Posted By haloFIRE
we had to get a mail service. pack toilet paper,...

we had to get a mail service. pack toilet paper, paper towels, sanitizing wipes, plain baby wipes, tylenol/aspirin. sometimes a really old GPS device does better than a cell phone for nav, (looking...
Forum: Other topics 04-15-2021, 04:58 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 664
Posted By haloFIRE
A nice write up: ...

A nice write up:

https://www.thepilot.com/news/d-day-hero-ray-lambert-dies-at-100/article_2713e5d6-9a1d-11eb-b817-336b5443e245.html
Forum: Life after FIRE 02-14-2021, 05:36 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,513
Posted By haloFIRE
Congratulations!!!! Beautiful photos - I hope...

Congratulations!!!! Beautiful photos - I hope you enjoy your new property for a very long time
Forum: FIRE and Money 01-26-2021, 09:51 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 4,189
Posted By haloFIRE
I made no such assumption.

I made no such assumption.
Forum: FIRE and Money 01-26-2021, 12:15 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 4,189
Posted By haloFIRE
Exactly the point I was making.

Exactly the point I was making.
Forum: FIRE and Money 01-26-2021, 09:30 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 4,189
Posted By haloFIRE
Your mileage will vary...

Even PreCovid it's been dropping since 2014.
https://www.businessinsider.com/us-life-expectancy-declined-for-third-year-in-a-row-2019-11

This underlying study holds true if you fall into one of...
Forum: Other topics 01-02-2021, 05:43 PM
Replies: 121
Views: 7,055
Posted By haloFIRE
I am an occasional long distance runner that...

I am an occasional long distance runner that really doesn't enjoy running. I normally run two races a year. The JFK 50 mile in November (www.jfk50mile.org) - this year's winner did it in 5:18...
Forum: Other topics 12-05-2020, 01:22 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,182
Posted By haloFIRE
How about a young adult's tool kit? I got...

How about a young adult's tool kit?

I got this one for my eight year old nephew for Christmas.
...
Forum: FIRE and Money 09-02-2020, 05:12 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 12,157
Posted By haloFIRE
Well done! That is so far ahead of a small mile...

Well done! That is so far ahead of a small mile stone! Many never break 1M
Forum: Travel Information 07-01-2018, 05:35 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,174
Posted By haloFIRE
Travel Insurance Review

I'd like to offer my thoughts on the Allianz Annual Premier Plan. Pls move to correct forum if this is not it. We have no house this year and are doing slow travel. I knew we would be on a lot of...
Forum: Other topics 06-17-2018, 05:14 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 854
Posted By haloFIRE
My travel insurance annual plan thru Allianz has...

My travel insurance annual plan thru Allianz has an app. When you open it, wherever you are, the local emergency numbers are on the first screen.
Forum: Life after FIRE 12-10-2017, 02:21 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,626
Posted By haloFIRE
Good for your soul

I highly recommend a small garden! Fun to watch progress, and eventually enjoy your efforts on your table. Can be very peaceful

Best of luck!!
Forum: FIRE and Money 12-04-2017, 07:11 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,216
Posted By haloFIRE
Sounds like the start of a truly Happy New...

Sounds like the start of a truly Happy New Year!!! Congrats Jeff!!!
Forum: Hi, I am... 10-01-2017, 10:50 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 10,814
Posted By haloFIRE
Congratulations Hawkeye!! Today is my first...

Congratulations Hawkeye!!

Today is my first day of retirement too. I'll miss the Army, but I'd miss retirement even more if I had stayed in another year!
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