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Forum: Travel Information Yesterday, 09:00 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,575
Posted By bmcgonig
Being from Ireland Iíve dealt with Aer Lingus on...

Being from Ireland Iíve dealt with Aer Lingus on occasion. On one particular occasion when I was here in US I found them unhelpful when calling them. Having to call them back I decided to call...
Forum: Travel Information 08-04-2022, 01:19 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,575
Posted By bmcgonig
Thereís a group called Eldertreks that serve over...

Thereís a group called Eldertreks that serve over 55s. I havenít used them but I want to at some stage. They limit groups to 16. I think OAT limits it to 16 as well. From the reviews online...
Forum: Health and Early Retirement 08-01-2022, 02:32 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 803
Posted By bmcgonig
Elective can sometimes mean that it can be done...

Elective can sometimes mean that it can be done anytime, not necessarily that insurance doesnít cover it. Is it possible thatís what she meant?
Forum: Health and Early Retirement 07-27-2022, 04:46 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,134
Posted By bmcgonig
Actually he was interviewing someone else, so not...

Actually he was interviewing someone else, so not his response. No, Iím sure heís fine with things like H pylori. Hereís the guy heís interviewing.

ďMike Gershon is a Professor of Pathology and...
Forum: Life after FIRE 07-27-2022, 02:32 PM
Replies: 974
Views: 84,072
Posted By bmcgonig
Car and Driver got the same 35mpg at 75mph. ...

Car and Driver got the same 35mpg at 75mph.

https://www.caranddriver.com/mercedes-benz/c-class
Forum: Health and Early Retirement 07-27-2022, 01:00 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,134
Posted By bmcgonig
Functional Medicine Tests for IBS (and more)

I ordered the GI Map test but havenít gotten the results back yet. Then I listened to Peter Attias latest podcast in the gut and micro biome with someone who has been studying it for 60 years, and...
Forum: Other topics 07-21-2022, 10:06 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,618
Posted By bmcgonig
Is anyone familiar with these guys? They...

Is anyone familiar with these guys?

They sell a factory ESP for around half retail ( thatís the pitch) Ford only but there might be other dealers for other makes.
...
Forum: Health and Early Retirement 07-19-2022, 05:35 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,165
Posted By bmcgonig
How long would your sore throat/chest last?

How long would your sore throat/chest last?
Forum: Health and Early Retirement 07-19-2022, 01:49 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,165
Posted By bmcgonig
Thanks. Iíll look into those.

Thanks. Iíll look into those.
Forum: Health and Early Retirement 07-19-2022, 01:48 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,165
Posted By bmcgonig
Thatís interesting. I can get it sometimes after...

Thatís interesting. I can get it sometimes after eating ice cream.
Forum: COVID-19 | Containment Area 07-19-2022, 09:14 AM
Replies: 594
Views: 41,909
Posted By bmcgonig
Apparently under the EUA itís not approved for...

Apparently under the EUA itís not approved for those circumstances, although if you know the right doc they might give it to you.
Forum: COVID-19 | Containment Area 07-18-2022, 06:16 PM
Replies: 594
Views: 41,909
Posted By bmcgonig
Well done on all that travel!

Well done on all that travel!
Forum: Active Investing, Market Strategies & Alternative Assets 07-18-2022, 06:04 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,983
Posted By bmcgonig
Assuming youíre talking about an immediate...

Assuming youíre talking about an immediate annuity and not a variable annuity. That just means that you give somebody money and they give you a monthly income until you die (or some period you...
Forum: Active Investing, Market Strategies & Alternative Assets 07-18-2022, 05:51 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,310
Posted By bmcgonig
Interesting Bill Bengen (Father Of 4% Rule) Video

I donít think he sold anything. He did some research, wrote some papers about the minimum withdrawal, thatís it. Itís just research and if I was an advisor Iíd be very aware of it and counsel people...
Forum: Health and Early Retirement 07-18-2022, 05:40 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,165
Posted By bmcgonig
ANA was negative. So good news on that count.

ANA was negative. So good news on that count.
Forum: Health and Early Retirement 07-18-2022, 05:40 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,165
Posted By bmcgonig
I agree it seems to point to thyroid but all my...

I agree it seems to point to thyroid but all my tests TSH, T3 and T4 are good.

I do take 5000iu vitamin D most days and Iím normally in the 40-50 range.
Forum: Health and Early Retirement 07-18-2022, 05:36 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,165
Posted By bmcgonig
I checked TSH, Total and Free T3 and T4. All...

I checked TSH, Total and Free T3 and T4. All look good. Iím reluctant to try the medication again as not only palpitations were the result but also it led to my first bout of AFib. I just had an...
Forum: FIRE and Money 07-18-2022, 05:27 PM
Replies: 410
Views: 49,825
Posted By bmcgonig
Gotcha. Thanks!

Gotcha. Thanks!
Forum: FIRE and Money 07-17-2022, 02:33 PM
Replies: 410
Views: 49,825
Posted By bmcgonig
Die With Zero - Book

GI Map needs a doctor to order it seems. Did you use one?

Edit: Got it. Thru the labs you mentioned. Thanks.
Forum: FIRE and Money 07-17-2022, 02:15 PM
Replies: 410
Views: 49,825
Posted By bmcgonig
Die With Zero - Book

Can you explain the ACA tax problem you would have? I donít understand that. You donít have to pay taxes on any money you gift, right?
Forum: Travel Information 07-16-2022, 04:17 PM
Replies: 444
Views: 30,815
Posted By bmcgonig
One thing Rick Steve says and itís good advice is...

One thing Rick Steve says and itís good advice is donít bring jeans in the summer. Too hot. Plus takes longer to wash and dry.
Forum: Health and Early Retirement 07-16-2022, 10:18 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 4,941
Posted By bmcgonig
Xarelto is such an important drug ( risk of...

Xarelto is such an important drug ( risk of stroke without it) for those taking it that I wouldnít want to risk an off brand either. I can see why the doctor doesnít want to change. Itís one of...
Forum: FIRE and Money 07-14-2022, 10:20 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 4,176
Posted By bmcgonig
Sorry about your sister Mark. Iím almost...

Sorry about your sister Mark.

Iím almost in 100% agreement with your suggestions. The ďalmostĒ part is where I would consider man even more conservative approach.

I would build a CD or MYGA...
Forum: Technology, Media & e-Gadgets 07-13-2022, 04:41 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 952
Posted By bmcgonig
OnStar vs. AAA

I guess thatís the question for me. Do I get better/quicker service if Iím in AAA. If not then Iím not sure whatís the point.

There are also a bunch of towing apps for your phone although Iíve...
Forum: Technology, Media & e-Gadgets 07-13-2022, 09:32 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 952
Posted By bmcgonig
Does AAA respond if you are not a member?...

Does AAA respond if you are not a member? Assuming youíre willing to pay full fare for whatever is delivered?
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