Join Early Retirement Today
Showing results 1 to 25 of 233
Search took 0.01 seconds.
Search: Posts Made By: 11522914
Forum: Other topics 11-25-2021, 08:08 AM
Replies: 108
Views: 8,065
Posted By 11522914
Happy Thanksgiving everyone, 2021 H&R Block...

Happy Thanksgiving everyone,

2021 H&R Block Deluxe + State on Amazon $22.49 today.

Try using your Amex card with points. I used 1 point and got 15% off.

Only paid $19.12 [emoji16]
Forum: FIRE and Money 11-18-2021, 03:29 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 983
Posted By 11522914
2022 SS estimated benefit amounts have been...

2022 SS estimated benefit amounts have been updated on their website.
Forum: FIRE and Money 11-09-2021, 07:55 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 4,578
Posted By 11522914
That's me. I love doing absolutely nothing....

That's me.

I love doing absolutely nothing. Just appreciating being alive every day is enough for me.
Forum: COVID-19 | Containment Area 11-02-2021, 02:22 PM
Replies: 885
Views: 41,167
Posted By 11522914
Interesting article about booster effectiveness. ...

Interesting article about booster effectiveness.

https://www.thelancet.com/journals/lancet/article/PIIS0140-6736(21)02249-2/fulltext

Vaccine effectiveness evaluated at least 7 days after...
Forum: COVID-19 | Containment Area 11-02-2021, 12:30 PM
Replies: 885
Views: 41,167
Posted By 11522914
My understanding is if you have an underlying...

My understanding is if you have an underlying health issue, i.e. high blood pressure, bmi greater than 30, etc you can get any available booster if under 65.

And for Pfizer or Moderna it must be...
Forum: COVID-19 | Containment Area 11-02-2021, 10:00 AM
Replies: 885
Views: 41,167
Posted By 11522914
My wife, daughter and I got our Moderna boosters...

My wife, daughter and I got our Moderna boosters 2 days ago. Scheduled an appointment at Publix and we were all done in 15 minutes. No lines at all.

We all had slightly sore arms for a day....
Forum: Other topics 10-21-2021, 07:06 AM
Replies: 331
Views: 20,263
Posted By 11522914
+1 No pasta at our Aldi's too. Completely...

+1

No pasta at our Aldi's too. Completely wiped out.

Employee stated they are having issues getting numerous items.

But TP & PT were plentiful.
Forum: FIRE and Money 10-13-2021, 01:35 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 19,532
Posted By 11522914
Thank you for posting this

Thank you for posting this
Forum: Other topics 10-09-2021, 08:32 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 5,105
Posted By 11522914
The beauty of calculating your savings is you...

The beauty of calculating your savings is you determine the rules. Great job on saving !!

Here are my rules and how I calculate savings using your examples.

On the car I would not calculate any...
Forum: Other topics 10-08-2021, 09:40 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 5,105
Posted By 11522914
I use to go to Costco, Sam's Club or BJs. I've...

I use to go to Costco, Sam's Club or BJs. I've learned that I can get groceries significantly cheaper than any of them by shopping at Aldi's and the BOGO free offers at Publix.

Plus, now that the...
Forum: Other topics 10-08-2021, 08:38 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 5,105
Posted By 11522914
Very interesting. I'm currently finishing up...

Very interesting. I'm currently finishing up getting the Southwest companion pass that's valid for the rest of this year and next year.

My wife and I will be able to fly quite a bit with the...
Forum: Other topics 10-04-2021, 07:50 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 5,105
Posted By 11522914
Thanks for sharing. I'm 972 points away from...

Thanks for sharing.

I'm 972 points away from earning companion pass for 2021/2022.

Then near the end of 2022 my wife will sign up for her Southwest card and we'll get companion pass for...
Forum: Other topics 10-03-2021, 08:37 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 5,105
Posted By 11522914
Excellent point. There is no cost to using cc for...

Excellent point. There is no cost to using cc for me other than time and the benefits far outweigh the time spent.

I also end up buying Google Nexus/Pixel phones as I found they offer a compelling...
Forum: Other topics 10-03-2021, 06:27 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 5,105
Posted By 11522914
Congrats. I know that feeling. :dance:

Congrats. I know that feeling. :dance:
Forum: Other topics 10-03-2021, 06:25 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 5,105
Posted By 11522914
It really doesn't take any time to track which...

It really doesn't take any time to track which card to use. For instance one of my cards pays me 5% on groceries up to one year. So I use that card for groceries only. And I know in January 2022 it...
Forum: Other topics 10-03-2021, 06:12 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 5,105
Posted By 11522914
Congrats. The beauty of savings are you create...

Congrats. The beauty of savings are you create the rules. Per my rules this would not have counted as savings.

I walk into the dealership, pick out a truck and say I'm paying cash and what will my...
Forum: Other topics 10-03-2021, 06:05 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 5,105
Posted By 11522914
Thanks for the response. You are definitely one...

Thanks for the response. You are definitely one of my favorites to follow. I probably do 75% of your suggestions and will be looking into some of the other ones.

I've been playing the credit card...
Forum: Other topics 10-03-2021, 05:58 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 5,105
Posted By 11522914
Definitely used total spending as a financial...

Definitely used total spending as a financial metric to determine when I could retire.

That being said a huge chunk of these savings are for items I would have purchased anyway. Food, clothing,...
Forum: Other topics 10-03-2021, 05:53 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 5,105
Posted By 11522914
Thanks. You're right, this is a fun pastime for...

Thanks. You're right, this is a fun pastime for me and I thoroughly enjoy doing it. Being retired I can certainly find the time to devote to it and honestly it isn't that much time.
Forum: Other topics 10-02-2021, 12:25 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 5,105
Posted By 11522914
How much have you saved?

Hello everyone.

This is not about saving and investing for your retirement.

To start off I realize most of you great folks do not, would not, could care less, a waste of precious time, etc...
Forum: Health and Early Retirement 09-28-2021, 12:56 PM
Replies: 158
Views: 12,239
Posted By 11522914
Whole thread on it. ...

Whole thread on it.

https://www.early-retirement.org/forums/showthread.php?t=89949

Hope I did this right [emoji16]
Forum: COVID-19 | Containment Area 09-27-2021, 03:54 PM
Replies: 475
Views: 35,947
Posted By 11522914
This is definitely my concern. Plus about 15...

This is definitely my concern. Plus about 15 years ago I had a bad case of pneumonia, which I believe caused a 60% reduction in my sense of smell and taste. I don't want covid to make that 100%.
Forum: Health and Early Retirement 09-26-2021, 08:09 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 6,513
Posted By 11522914
After being diagnosed with Vitamin D deficiency 8...

After being diagnosed with Vitamin D deficiency 8 years ago, I started taking 5,000iu daily.

Get it checked once a year and always in the upper range.

Haven't been sick a day since then.
Forum: Technology, Media & e-Gadgets 09-26-2021, 07:52 PM
Replies: 666
Views: 46,359
Posted By 11522914
A couple of months ago I got a year of HBO Max...

A couple of months ago I got a year of HBO Max with ads for approximately $6.

One of my Cashback portals had $75 cashback if you sign up for a year. Then I paid with my amex card that gave you $25...
Forum: Life after FIRE 09-23-2021, 09:40 PM
Replies: 141
Views: 10,762
Posted By 11522914
No Quaaludes Robbie. I'm a little disappointed....

No Quaaludes Robbie. I'm a little disappointed. [emoji6]
Showing results 1 to 25 of 233

 
Forum Jump

 
All times are GMT -6. The time now is 04:00 AM.
 
Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 1
Copyright ©2000 - 2021, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.