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Forum: Health and Early Retirement 06-13-2019, 01:50 AM
Replies: 121
Views: 6,004
Posted By Helena
My corporate profession was in a medical-related...

My corporate profession was in a medical-related field.

So you might say, my staying far away from medical professionals is self-preservation !!

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Forum: FIRE and Money 06-12-2019, 07:03 PM
Replies: 696
Views: 59,648
Posted By Helena
" Chuck Grassley, R-Iowa, said Wednesday that the...

" Chuck Grassley, R-Iowa, said Wednesday that the Senate is now working to pass the Setting Every Community Up for Retirement Enhancement (Secure) Act "
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Forum: FIRE and Money 06-12-2019, 05:31 PM
Replies: 696
Views: 59,648
Posted By Helena
It was Trump who initiated reviewing retirement...

It was Trump who initiated reviewing retirement and RMDs in an August 2018 EO.

I posted a topic about it here at the time - see link below.
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Forum: FIRE and Money 06-12-2019, 02:39 PM
Replies: 696
Views: 59,648
Posted By Helena
Any news today about the House bill that seems to...

Any news today about the House bill that seems to have been sucked into a black hole in the Senate ??
Forum: Other topics 06-12-2019, 11:20 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 4,018
Posted By Helena
Once upon a time, illegals in Texas had to pay...

Once upon a time, illegals in Texas had to pay for their children to attend public schools. Then it was taken to the US EXTREME Court who ruled against Texas.
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Forum: Other topics 06-12-2019, 10:59 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 4,018
Posted By Helena
That's because many who leave California for...

That's because many who leave California for another state, bring their politics of destruction with them.

Texans hate it when foreigners come here from states with a state income tax... then...
Forum: FIRE and Money 06-12-2019, 10:51 AM
Replies: 300
Views: 38,517
Posted By Helena
The whole time I was saving enough money to...

The whole time I was saving enough money to retire early... I was a single working mother with a disabled child. Thank God, if I can do it anyone can if they have the right attitude, lifestyle and...
Forum: FIRE and Money 06-12-2019, 10:42 AM
Replies: 300
Views: 38,517
Posted By Helena
Thank God, that's how I early retired. First I...

Thank God, that's how I early retired. First I made sure I devoted my career to a company with good benefits [401k, pension, heath insurance.] Second, I made sure I was totally debt-free [both house...
Forum: FIRE and Money 06-12-2019, 10:31 AM
Replies: 172
Views: 13,938
Posted By Helena
. Since I early retired, my nest egg has...

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Since I early retired, my nest egg has grown.

I only need to use a portion of the increase every year.
Forum: Health and Early Retirement 06-12-2019, 10:24 AM
Replies: 121
Views: 6,004
Posted By Helena
. I stay as far away from doctors, hospitals...

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I stay as far away from doctors, hospitals and drugs as possible.
Forum: FIRE and Money 06-12-2019, 01:00 AM
Replies: 300
Views: 38,517
Posted By Helena
. I retired early on much less than that. ...

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I retired early on much less than that. But I'm single and prefer to live modestly but comfortably in a less expensive part of the country.

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Forum: Other topics 06-11-2019, 11:39 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 3,449
Posted By Helena
In late 1920s/early 1930s... Stalin stole much...

In late 1920s/early 1930s... Stalin stole much of the harvests in Russia then destroyed Russian family farms via forced conversion of family farms into communist collectives. Farmers who protested...
Forum: Life after FIRE 06-10-2019, 09:16 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 9,752
Posted By Helena
. My last day at my corporate job was a...

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My last day at my corporate job was a Friday
which was my corporate retirement party.

On that Friday, I wore a t-shirt with the message:

"Monday has been canceled!"
Forum: Other topics 06-10-2019, 08:52 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 3,449
Posted By Helena
Millions in Russia and Ukraine were mass-murdered...

Millions in Russia and Ukraine were mass-murdered by Stalin in the 1930s BEFORE WW2... but that is another topic.

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Forum: Health and Early Retirement 06-10-2019, 08:45 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,718
Posted By Helena
. Usually... if your in-network PCP or...

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Usually... if your in-network PCP or in-network specialist uses an out-of-network lab without your knowledge, the patient is held harmless and network benefits are paid for the out-of-network...
Forum: FIRE and Money 06-10-2019, 05:42 PM
Replies: 154
Views: 9,557
Posted By Helena
How about a hobby of collecting money... and not...

How about a hobby of collecting money... and not only the gold and silver kind.

I'm serious.

Sometimes people get a "high" when collecting or in the OP's case, buying. Often is comes from...
Forum: Other topics 06-10-2019, 05:24 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 3,449
Posted By Helena
One of them grew up to be president.

One of them grew up to be president.
Forum: FIRE and Money 06-10-2019, 05:21 PM
Replies: 696
Views: 59,648
Posted By Helena
Me too... loved that show!

Me too... loved that show!
Forum: Other topics 06-10-2019, 05:13 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 3,449
Posted By Helena
. My group is almost 80%... pretty good for...

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My group is almost 80%... pretty good for our age!
Forum: Other topics 06-10-2019, 04:00 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 3,449
Posted By Helena
Nuke tests ?? " Operation Project 56 was a...

Nuke tests ??

" Operation Project 56 was a series of 4 nuclear tests conducted by the United States in 1955-1956 at the Nevada Test Site. "
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Forum: Other topics 06-10-2019, 03:56 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 3,449
Posted By Helena
Back then having 5 to 10 children was not...

Back then having 5 to 10 children was not unusual.

Farmers [who usually had large families] had deferments.
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Forum: Other topics 06-10-2019, 03:13 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 3,449
Posted By Helena
How Many People Are Left From the Year You Were Born

Interesting website with birth year stats.

" How Many People Are Left From the Year You Were Born "
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Forum: Other topics 06-10-2019, 03:03 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,486
Posted By Helena
Here's another website with interesting related...

Here's another website with interesting related stats.

" How Many People Are Left From the Year You Were Born "
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Forum: Other topics 06-10-2019, 12:00 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 303
Posted By Helena
Many thanks, that's it !!! I use Google all...

Many thanks, that's it !!!

I use Google all the time. I searched but couldn't find it ?

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Forum: Other topics 06-10-2019, 11:47 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 303
Posted By Helena
Need Help = Financial TV AD

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Does anyone know the name of the financial company that airs a TV ad [usually on FOX Business channel] that plays the "We've Only Just Begun" song by the Carpenters ??

I'm trying to remember...
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