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Forum: Health and Early Retirement 11-20-2020, 08:07 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 138
Posted By grayv
if the cost is the issue, consider switching to a...

if the cost is the issue, consider switching to a high-deductible supplement.

if that is still too much, consider a zero-premium medicare advantage plan.
Forum: Health and Early Retirement 11-11-2020, 09:50 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 460
Posted By grayv
did you include the...

did you include the deductibles/copays/max-out-of-pocket when you were comparing the costs?
Forum: Health and Early Retirement 10-26-2020, 07:37 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 311
Posted By grayv
will both of you keep medicare B? how well is...

will both of you keep medicare B? how well is fehb working for you with medicare?

https://www.opm.gov/healthcare-insurance/healthcare/plan-information/enroll/#annuitants
Forum: Health and Early Retirement 09-26-2020, 11:34 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,104
Posted By grayv
some dental schools have a "faculty practice",...

some dental schools have a "faculty practice", where the professors see regular patients. maybe to keep in practice and make extra money.


dental schools can be in network for some dental...
Forum: Health and Early Retirement 09-15-2020, 11:41 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,867
Posted By grayv
question about the gas...... is that done along...

question about the gas...... is that done along with local anesthetic? or is it the only anesthetic used?
Forum: Health and Early Retirement 09-12-2020, 06:12 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,053
Posted By grayv
I think the usual medical charges still apply. ...

I think the usual medical charges still apply. so the patient could have copays and coinsurance and deductibles and maximums to deal with.

from wikipedia , MDVIP doctors "pay a royalty or...
Forum: FIRE and Money 08-27-2020, 10:26 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 3,807
Posted By grayv
:laugh:

:laugh:
Forum: FIRE and Money 07-22-2020, 08:10 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,117
Posted By grayv
he should get an estimate from social security.

he should get an estimate from social security.
Forum: FIRE and Money 07-06-2020, 10:36 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,438
Posted By grayv
did they pay you market value?

did they pay you market value?
Forum: Technology, Media & e-Gadgets 06-18-2020, 03:09 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,559
Posted By grayv
no apps on the chromebook. just chrome browser....

no apps on the chromebook. just chrome browser. but should be very safe.



https://www.zdnet.com/article/google-well-pay-100k-if-you-can-hack-a-chromebook-remotely/
Forum: Technology, Media & e-Gadgets 06-17-2020, 09:22 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,559
Posted By grayv
use the guest login on chromebook. shutdown and...

use the guest login on chromebook. shutdown and restart every time you use it.


keep chromebook updated.



save docs to a usb stick.
Forum: Hi, I am... 06-13-2020, 08:01 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,738
Posted By grayv
what are the fees? what would the annuity...

what are the fees?


what would the annuity pay you if you took it now?
Forum: Health and Early Retirement 06-12-2020, 09:54 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,356
Posted By grayv
what was the cost? insurance cover any of it? ...

what was the cost? insurance cover any of it?




only painkiller was ibuprofen?


you might have better results with a combination of ibuprofen and acetaminophen
Forum: FIRE and Money 06-07-2020, 02:04 PM
Replies: 131
Views: 7,735
Posted By grayv
you have the originals? that should be good...

you have the originals? that should be good enough for small claims court.
Forum: FIRE and Money 06-04-2020, 01:19 AM
Replies: 115
Views: 11,379
Posted By grayv
are you going to keep the FEHB into retirement? ...

are you going to keep the FEHB into retirement? assuming you keep the GS job
Forum: FIRE and Money 05-30-2020, 12:02 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 454
Posted By grayv
I am a few years away from medicare. I...

I am a few years away from medicare.


I have read that medicare plus tricare-for-life is excellent coverage. hard to beat it.


if you don't take medicare A and B at age 65, almost all of...
Forum: FIRE and Money 05-10-2020, 05:18 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 890
Posted By grayv
from the link, looks like their target is 70%...

from the link, looks like their target is 70% fixed income and 30% non-fixed income
Forum: COVID-19 | Containment Area 04-27-2020, 09:25 PM
Replies: 501
Views: 27,501
Posted By grayv
five days ago, local store had small bottles of...

five days ago, local store had small bottles of handsanitizer for $2.50, lysol hand wipes for about $3, and a five-pack of masks for $7.50.


the hand wipes sold out quickly, then the masks, and...
Forum: FIRE and Money 04-18-2020, 11:38 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 8,176
Posted By grayv
oh, yeah. I think that's the one I remember. ...

oh, yeah. I think that's the one I remember. The wife had a blog about retiring at 31 or something like that. had a nice place in the country. :)
Forum: COVID-19 | Containment Area 04-05-2020, 11:25 AM
Replies: 501
Views: 27,501
Posted By grayv
thanks for tip on the dust masks.

thanks for tip on the dust masks.
Forum: FIRE and Money 03-28-2020, 05:55 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,346
Posted By grayv
how has it turned out? have...

how has it turned out?






have the dividends per share gone up in that time?
Forum: FIRE and Money 03-15-2020, 10:56 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,833
Posted By grayv
well, cash/mm is fixed income. :)

well, cash/mm is fixed income. :)
Forum: COVID-19 | Containment Area 03-15-2020, 07:56 PM
Replies: 188
Views: 11,399
Posted By grayv
when the closed bars open back up, there will be...

when the closed bars open back up, there will be a party
Forum: FIRE and Money 02-04-2020, 08:39 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 498
Posted By grayv
how do you plan on increasing from 1.0 M to 2.5 M...

how do you plan on increasing from 1.0 M to 2.5 M net worth?
Forum: FIRE and Money 01-26-2020, 09:11 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 6,057
Posted By grayv
if you're living off the wife's earnings, are you...

if you're living off the wife's earnings, are you really FIRE'd ?
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