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Forum: Active Investing, Market Strategies & Alternative Assets Yesterday, 07:41 PM
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Posted By chassis
Yes, today i bought shares of a growth company at...

Yes, today i bought shares of a growth company at a 2% discount from ATH.
Forum: FIRE and Money Yesterday, 07:39 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,205
Posted By chassis
NQP distributions are taxed as ordinary income.

NQP distributions are taxed as ordinary income.
Forum: Health and Early Retirement 11-23-2021, 07:03 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 7,255
Posted By chassis
Thanks @6smiths. That is genuinely the most...

Thanks @6smiths. That is genuinely the most interesting thing I have read about cancer. Would you mind sharing whether you are involved in cancer research or medicine?
Forum: FIRE and Money 11-22-2021, 07:20 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 790
Posted By chassis
I agree with the earlier post that bonds offer...

I agree with the earlier post that bonds offer returns-free risk.

Bonds are a close facsimile to rubbish in this market.

I would continue dancing with the girl that I came to the dance with. ...
Forum: FIRE and Money 11-22-2021, 05:33 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 790
Posted By chassis
In practical terms, sell the equity holding and...

In practical terms, sell the equity holding and buy the bond holding. In which custodian/platform are your assets held? It’s generally a few mouse clicks.

What is your rationale to move into...
Forum: FIRE and Money 11-22-2021, 05:30 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,282
Posted By chassis
It’s undisputed on this and the b’heads site that...

It’s undisputed on this and the b’heads site that equities deliver higher long term returns than bonds, correct?
Forum: FIRE and Money 11-22-2021, 04:44 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,282
Posted By chassis
Yes indeed Mr. pb4uski. You read the life...

Yes indeed Mr. pb4uski. You read the life expectancy reference, didn’t you? Who brought heirs into this? I don’t recall discussing it. SS assuredly, as you point out, does not benefit heirs.
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Forum: FIRE and Money 11-21-2021, 09:26 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,282
Posted By chassis
Excellent post. Now take that hypothetical...

Excellent post. Now take that hypothetical person, give him/her an age, and calculate the PV of the $60k per year SS stream based on his/her life expectancy. Then assign him/her the average value...
Forum: Active Investing, Market Strategies & Alternative Assets 11-21-2021, 08:29 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 804
Posted By chassis
Yes, a withdrawal rate higher than 4% is...

Yes, a withdrawal rate higher than 4% is sustainable. You said you have a "higher" risk tolerance. That's good.

What are your living expenses? What is your rental real estate worth? Do you...
Forum: Health and Early Retirement 11-20-2021, 10:54 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 6,359
Posted By chassis
Excellent, thanks for posting this @Turbo29

Excellent, thanks for posting this @Turbo29
Forum: FIRE and Money 11-20-2021, 05:55 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,282
Posted By chassis
PV of guaranteed income should indeed be...

PV of guaranteed income should indeed be calculated and counted as part of one's current net worth.

Of course no one knows how long he/she will live. We all could die tomorrow, right?
Forum: FIRE and Money 11-20-2021, 08:08 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 958
Posted By chassis
@ATXFIRE2034 Agree with maximizing tax...

@ATXFIRE2034

Agree with maximizing tax advantaged (401k) avenues, up to the max employer match, but no further.

Then maximize deferred compensation programs, if available.

The main purpose...
Forum: FIRE and Money 11-20-2021, 08:03 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,282
Posted By chassis
@ShokWaveRider Calculate the present value...

@ShokWaveRider

Calculate the present value any guaranteed income steam, and look at it as a bond position within your total portfolio. When doing this you may come to the conclusion, as many...
Forum: FIRE and Money 11-19-2021, 10:10 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,205
Posted By chassis
You will likely receive payment from your...

You will likely receive payment from your employer, using the payment means (e.g. direct deposit) you indicated when you enrolled in the program.
Forum: Health and Early Retirement 11-19-2021, 11:41 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 813
Posted By chassis
Good discussion. This thread also generated some...

Good discussion. This thread also generated some good comments: https://www.early-retirement.org/forums/f38/screening-for-colon-cancer-or-colorectal-cancer-bowel-cancer-109797-4.html
Forum: Health and Early Retirement 11-19-2021, 11:41 AM
Replies: 100
Views: 7,255
Posted By chassis
Bringing to the top to connect with recent...

Bringing to the top to connect with recent discussion in another thread.
Forum: FIRE and Money 11-19-2021, 11:39 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,205
Posted By chassis
Exactly. And payments (distributions) come from...

Exactly. And payments (distributions) come from whom?
Forum: FIRE and Money 11-19-2021, 11:38 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 5,099
Posted By chassis
Congratulations!

Congratulations!
Forum: FIRE and Money 11-19-2021, 11:36 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,416
Posted By chassis
I have not experienced "justification" of income...

I have not experienced "justification" of income on healthcare.gov plans, when applying or selecting coverage. The justification comes in the form of filing one's tax return. Tax credits need to be...
Forum: FIRE and Money 11-19-2021, 06:13 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,205
Posted By chassis
Are you sure? NQP distributions come from the...

Are you sure? NQP distributions come from the employer, not the custodian.
Forum: FIRE and Money 11-19-2021, 06:11 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,205
Posted By chassis
Read the plan docs re: “separation from service”....

Read the plan docs re: “separation from service”. You should at a minimum keep your contributions. Company match, if any, may be subject to vesting. 15 years lockup is too long for me, I would...
Forum: FIRE and Money 11-18-2021, 08:20 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,205
Posted By chassis
Two thumbs up for an NQP or deferred compensation...

Two thumbs up for an NQP or deferred compensation plan.

A previous employer matched NQP contributions to a threshhold. Very beneficial.

Payout optionality is very good.

Counterparty...
Forum: Health and Early Retirement 11-16-2021, 08:55 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 845
Posted By chassis
healthcare.gov

healthcare.gov
Forum: Health and Early Retirement 11-16-2021, 07:13 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 6,359
Posted By chassis
A "must"? Absolutely not. If it ain't...

A "must"? Absolutely not.

If it ain't broke don't fix it. If you think it ain't broke, it probably ain't broke.

I do believe in self ordered diagnostic blood tests. It's a great way to...
Forum: FIRE and Money 11-16-2021, 07:10 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 5,951
Posted By chassis
..desperately searching for Roget's...

..desperately searching for Roget's thesaurus...it has to be here somewhere...
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