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Forum: Life after FIRE 10-29-2020, 07:55 PM
Replies: 356
Views: 40,477
Posted By The Onceler
2021

I am not 100% clear on the standards but I might possibly be class of 2021. I gave my 6-month notice in June. Employer asked me if I壇 stay another year. I agreed to stay at 1/2 time. Employer...
Forum: FIRE and Money 02-15-2020, 11:21 AM
Replies: 122
Views: 10,682
Posted By The Onceler
Late to the party but i-orp lets you change the...

Late to the party but i-orp lets you change the Roth conversion ceiling and then you can see the projected outcome differential in the total portfolio value. There are a few glitches in that, at...
Forum: Hi, I am... 09-30-2019, 07:58 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 10,060
Posted By The Onceler
Congrats. Would love to hear some progress...

Congrats. Would love to hear some progress reports through first six months or so.
Forum: FIRE and Money 05-17-2019, 07:22 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,705
Posted By The Onceler
If you have assets you want to keep then...

If you have assets you want to keep then liability and property insurance + a healthy amount of umbrella insurance is one of the best hedges you can execute. But it is worth reading the fine print. ...
Forum: FIRE and Money 05-06-2019, 08:17 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,044
Posted By The Onceler
Thanks all for the insights. I値l call this...

Thanks all for the insights. I値l call this leanFIRE/fatFIR.
Forum: FIRE and Money 05-06-2019, 07:16 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,044
Posted By The Onceler
ER ramp-up withdrawal strategy

Here is something that must have been discussed (or is being executed) but I cannot find a topic identified as such.

I-orp allows one to view a few different withdrawal scenarios (e.g., constant,...
Forum: Hi, I am... 04-17-2019, 07:07 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 4,701
Posted By The Onceler
Hi! New and looking for advice on how much cash to hold

What fisher? Pre-trek? I have a 1995 Mt Tam. Super light and great geometry. Love it. XTR v brakes now and some other mods but still the same bike.
Forum: Hi, I am... 04-16-2019, 06:59 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 4,701
Posted By The Onceler
Hi! New and looking for advice on how much cash to hold

Hi welcome. I知 not a genius investor so all I can do is say one day perhaps you could consider shortish term bank CDs. We have a few $100k in these. We have no immediate need for the cash but...
Forum: Travel Information 03-24-2019, 06:42 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 685
Posted By The Onceler
The idea of staying at/near the airport is pretty...

The idea of staying at/near the airport is pretty sound but I値l assume that you still want to see some other options.

Piccolopat has good suggestions. Depending on the time of year (not...
Forum: Travel Information 01-22-2019, 07:02 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 3,986
Posted By The Onceler
Lots o’good info up top. A few pragmatic...

Lots o’good info up top. A few pragmatic suggestions:
1. Unless you really like driving, I’d consider limiting your trip to the Dublin, Kilkenny, Dunmore East (Waterford), Kinsale, Dingle, Galway,...
Forum: FIRE and Money 10-01-2018, 06:53 PM
Replies: 768
Views: 114,022
Posted By The Onceler
Nice! Good luck I知 sure you値l make it. ...

Nice! Good luck I知 sure you値l make it. Hoping for 01/01/20 myself which is OMY from our original plan. I think and hope we make it but some days are much harder than others. In the end I知...
Forum: Other topics 09-28-2018, 07:35 PM
Replies: 246
Views: 28,702
Posted By The Onceler
Best Fast Food Burgers & Fries

Probably at 21 in NYC. Good not great. Spendy. Chicken Hash and steak tartare are nice though. Been a few years. Has a casual spot upstairs now.
Forum: Travel Information 09-24-2018, 07:40 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 15,108
Posted By The Onceler
You are of course correct but I think the...

You are of course correct but I think the question is about the original GE interview. The answer is still yes you need separate applications, clearances and interviews to obtain GE. Then you must...
Forum: FIRE and Money 09-08-2018, 02:39 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 9,559
Posted By The Onceler
Me neither. Nobody rides their horses to the...

Me neither. Nobody rides their horses to the country club any more. One allows them to Uber.
Forum: Travel Information 09-08-2018, 02:08 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 15,108
Posted By The Onceler
Trusted Traveler Programs

A few thoughts on Global Entry and Pre Check.

1. I just renewed in August after 5 years of membership. Unless you are unlucky there is no need for a re-interview. It took two days though for...
Forum: FIRE and Money 08-07-2018, 06:27 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 8,961
Posted By The Onceler
I keep about $3k in cash and $5M in tulips

I keep about $3k in cash and $5M in tulips
Forum: FIRE and Money 08-07-2018, 06:16 PM
Replies: 141
Views: 10,987
Posted By The Onceler
Ugh horrible 18 months. And more. In London on...

Ugh horrible 18 months. And more. In London on business most of September 2008. Canary Wharf dominated the news. Too busy to do much more than simply wonder while the financial world crashed. ...
Forum: Other topics 07-31-2018, 06:51 PM
Replies: 290
Views: 45,468
Posted By The Onceler
I was about to offer myself up for adoption to...

I was about to offer myself up for adoption to one of the wonderful wealthy members of this forum, but concluded that would be a thread jack. I will need to start a new one.
Forum: Life after FIRE 03-16-2018, 05:53 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 11,189
Posted By The Onceler
Managing aches and pains

If you walk it is probably not much of a problem. If you run or play sports that require plyometric motion like squash etc and you are over 40 I壇 say it is a false economy to over extend your...
Forum: Life after FIRE 02-21-2018, 08:39 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 11,189
Posted By The Onceler
I致e played a little pickle ball, but a lot of...

I致e played a little pickle ball, but a lot of squash, tennis and platform tennis. Buy the best cushioning shoes made for hard Court tennis you can afford. Replace them frequently like maybe every...
Forum: Hi, I am... 01-26-2018, 08:49 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,922
Posted By The Onceler
Hi welcome. I知 a newbie. Your first post might...

Hi welcome. I知 a newbie. Your first post might have skipped the usual intro but it has some info. If it were me I壇 stay put or buy a cheaper house. But you might be a lot younger. Much depends...
Forum: FIRE and Money 12-20-2017, 08:00 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,779
Posted By The Onceler
Firecalc compared with Vanguard Retirement Nest Egg Calculator

Just for fun -- On a stand-alone basis (for retirement planning) it would be convenient if we each knew the date of our death. But can you imagine what the world would look like if everyone had that...
Forum: Life after FIRE 12-19-2017, 07:12 PM
Replies: 244
Views: 19,872
Posted By The Onceler
There are 25 pages of replies so maybe this has...

There are 25 pages of replies so maybe this has been covered. "Sports car" is an ill defined term but a VW R might fit the bill. Very fast, reasonably safe (in terms of modernity), 4dr, practical...
Forum: Life after FIRE 12-16-2017, 11:51 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 8,193
Posted By The Onceler
Great info. Thanks all!

Great info. Thanks all!
Forum: Life after FIRE 12-09-2017, 04:20 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 8,193
Posted By The Onceler
Great info thanks all!

Great info thanks all!
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