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Forum: Health and Early Retirement 11-22-2020, 11:14 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 430
Posted By jetpack
I had the same issue and more. I have picked a...

I had the same issue and more. I have picked a plan and paid the initial month, but it's still listed as pending 3 weeks later. How do I make sure it went through?
Forum: FIRE and Money 08-04-2020, 08:09 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 6,226
Posted By jetpack
To me, those saying they don't have online access...

To me, those saying they don't have online access are the most vulnerable.

1. They don't have quick access to notifications on changes to their account.

2. Their account is basically...
Forum: FIRE and Money 08-04-2020, 07:10 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 358
Posted By jetpack
Business sale into QOZ (Opportunity zone fund)

So, I'm finally looking at the end of the line.. Sale of my business ($1M+) pending. I'm well situated otherwise, so I can venture a little.

Most of the profit will be in the form of long term...
Forum: FIRE and Money 03-25-2020, 04:32 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,473
Posted By jetpack
Ally savings is 1.5% plus the 1% bonus. . I got...

Ally savings is 1.5% plus the 1% bonus. . I got a bit parked there.

Moved about 500k to cash as this started going down, so now looking to DCA my way back in.
Forum: FIRE Related Public Policy 11-17-2019, 10:55 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,889
Posted By jetpack
I'm fine with the Fed stabilizing short term...

I'm fine with the Fed stabilizing short term interest rates. Printing too much money with
affect Inflation, which we're just not seeing. Public debt to GDP has been stable for years now.
Forum: Health and Early Retirement 10-25-2019, 08:38 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,461
Posted By jetpack
looks like the first time my rate will decline.

looks like the first time my rate will decline.
Forum: Technology, Media & e-Gadgets 10-21-2019, 08:09 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,966
Posted By jetpack
I have a few windows 7 machines that I updated...

I have a few windows 7 machines that I updated for free to windows 10.

They had a win7 pro license on the box.
I downloaded the window 10 ISO maker from microsoft.
Installed win10 pro on the...
Forum: Life after FIRE 10-11-2019, 01:16 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,940
Posted By jetpack
My area is #3? HA. Would not recommend... and...

My area is #3? HA. Would not recommend... and thus, can't recommend the list.
Forum: Active Investing, Market Strategies & Alternative Assets 10-10-2019, 07:44 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 6,881
Posted By jetpack
Ok, Fidelity is in! And my new trading site for...

Ok, Fidelity is in! And my new trading site for now.

I assume Vanguard will follow as well. I can't imagine that trading fees are a big part of their business anyway.
Forum: Active Investing, Market Strategies & Alternative Assets 10-09-2019, 07:43 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 6,881
Posted By jetpack
Ally site doesn't seem to be updated yet on the...

Ally site doesn't seem to be updated yet on the news. https://www.ally.com/invest/self-directed-trading/ or, did I read that wrong?

I have accounts at fido and vanguard.. hoping one goes zero...
Forum: Other topics 10-02-2019, 07:18 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 512
Posted By jetpack
You can use some sticky paper like this to catch...

You can use some sticky paper like this to catch them ...
Forum: FIRE and Money 09-30-2019, 10:28 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,462
Posted By jetpack
Oh, thanks. so no 1099 because it's less than...

Oh, thanks. so no 1099 because it's less than $600..
Forum: FIRE and Money 09-30-2019, 09:40 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,462
Posted By jetpack
Health Insurance Rebate: taxable?

I just got my "Medical Loss Ratio Rebate" from 2018. Over $500!

Does anyone know if that's reported to the IRS?

I'm sole proprietor, and so deduct the premiums. So, I suppose that
the...
Forum: Young Dreamers 09-27-2019, 09:16 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 8,769
Posted By jetpack
78% of workers.. not of all americans. Most...

78% of workers.. not of all americans. Most americans don't work.
Forum: FIRE and Money 09-25-2019, 08:31 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 5,640
Posted By jetpack
I've had the fido CMA and brokerage account for...

I've had the fido CMA and brokerage account for about a year. I ditched my local bank.

I keep $0 in my Cash account, and use my brokerage account as overdraft.
(brokerage account cash is kept...
Forum: Active Investing, Market Strategies & Alternative Assets 09-11-2019, 06:28 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 4,874
Posted By jetpack
"The recent flood of money into index funds" ...

"The recent flood of money into index funds"

I had to stop there. Without a graph or stats to back up that statement.

I thought they had been somewhat consistent.. with both inflows and...
Forum: Technology, Media & e-Gadgets 08-29-2019, 08:46 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 3,202
Posted By jetpack
I did and I'm still confused. I don't see any...

I did and I'm still confused. I don't see any hotspot plans or devices on their site.

Weird promotion.
Forum: Technology, Media & e-Gadgets 08-29-2019, 06:44 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 3,202
Posted By jetpack
Any idea what it costs to keep it?

Any idea what it costs to keep it?
Forum: Other topics 08-27-2019, 08:13 AM
Replies: 105
Views: 7,847
Posted By jetpack
They built a soybean processing plant in my area....

They built a soybean processing plant in my area. So, local farmers and workers get a big boost. Chicken houses get cheap local food (soybean meal) and farmers get better prices for their...
Forum: FIRE and Money 08-21-2019, 11:58 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,015
Posted By jetpack
Man, that's been my go to card for most purchases...

Man, that's been my go to card for most purchases and travels. Anything else close to it, with a still a decent cash back?
Forum: Life after FIRE 08-19-2019, 01:10 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 7,375
Posted By jetpack
Buy it. I wish I had more good ideas on how to...

Buy it. I wish I had more good ideas on how to blow the dough for myself! I don't need a boat though!
Forum: FIRE and Money 08-19-2019, 08:27 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,008
Posted By jetpack
I'm curious what info they give you about the...

I'm curious what info they give you about the sell price? Are they quoting you something like $99.00 as in 99 cents on the dollar? OR are they giving you the equivalent interest rate? For...
Forum: FIRE and Money 07-13-2019, 06:19 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 7,875
Posted By jetpack
I send about the same per week on food, but eat a...

I send about the same per week on food, but eat a lot more! Not sure how you
spend that much on so little. Are you in a high cost of living area? Anyway to source your food better?

I do...
Forum: Life after FIRE 07-01-2019, 06:13 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 6,963
Posted By jetpack
Beware of some of the online reviews. There is...

Beware of some of the online reviews. There is just as much shadiness as in the rest of the mattress industry.

Fastcompany covers that ...
Forum: Life after FIRE 06-25-2019, 11:35 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 6,265
Posted By jetpack
certainly there is the financial tally / budget...

certainly there is the financial tally / budget to make sure everything is in line.

but for personal growth / learning, you might want to look at this
free little worksheet/booklet that helps...
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