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Forum: Life after FIRE Yesterday, 05:05 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,374
Posted By gauss
^^ I think the target of most of those law firms...

^^ I think the target of most of those law firms that advertise is third-party payers such as insurance companies -- not individuals.

-gauss
Forum: Active Investing, Market Strategies & Alternative Assets Yesterday, 05:02 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,954
Posted By gauss
You would need to wait the 2 to 3 days to...

You would need to wait the 2 to 3 days to withdraw the cash from the account.

-gauss
Forum: Other topics Yesterday, 04:56 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 770
Posted By gauss
Not sure about that. I am not familiar with CAC....

Not sure about that. I am not familiar with CAC.

Another solution would be to utilize an external VPN server that the R-PI could connect to. You could then access the VPN from your location.

...
Forum: Other topics Yesterday, 04:53 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 770
Posted By gauss
Yes - the concept of the cable modem 'port...

Yes - the concept of the cable modem 'port forwards' was solely to access the RI-PI externally. It had was not meant to interface with the cable TV controls.

-gauss
Forum: Other topics Yesterday, 07:41 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 770
Posted By gauss
You would need to 'port forward' on DM's cable...

You would need to 'port forward' on DM's cable modem the appropriate ports (ssh 22, http 80 etc.) to the Raspberry PI -- or something similar. Lots of discussion on the Internet about how to do this...
Forum: Other topics Yesterday, 06:16 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 770
Posted By gauss
Interesting ideas from the OP. I had this sort...

Interesting ideas from the OP. I had this sort of problem with my DM in the past. She would accidentally sit on the remote control and then change the source input of the TV to something other than...
Forum: Life after FIRE Yesterday, 06:11 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,374
Posted By gauss
I use to worry a lot about various things. Never...

I use to worry a lot about various things. Never medically diagnosed with anxiety, but may have qualified if I sought it (it did run in the family).

Anyway, a couple of simple strategies have...
Forum: FIRE and Money 08-06-2022, 06:49 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 629
Posted By gauss
QCD's have an advantage beyond anything to do...

QCD's have an advantage beyond anything to do with RMDs.

You can donate money that has never been taxed WITHOUT having to file Schedule A and itemizing deductions. With the current tax laws in...
Forum: FIRE and Money 08-06-2022, 06:43 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 358
Posted By gauss
So it was your Financial Advisor who wishes you...

So it was your Financial Advisor who wishes you to do this?

-gauss
Forum: Other topics 08-06-2022, 04:18 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 444
Posted By gauss
You may need to cut off the top connector so that...

You may need to cut off the top connector so that you have straight Cast Iron pipe and then use a rubber connector (Fernco etc.) to mate with the PVC.

I would probably start digging down to see...
Forum: Other topics 08-03-2022, 11:07 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 733
Posted By gauss
Hah -- I thought this might have been a comment...

Hah -- I thought this might have been a comment on the election results in my state yesterday. The two candidates to emerge in the State of Michigan Governor's race are both women -- they even kind...
Forum: Active Investing, Market Strategies & Alternative Assets 08-02-2022, 12:53 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,308
Posted By gauss
My strategy would be to put a small amount into a...

My strategy would be to put a small amount into a MYGA with a short term maturity so that I can see the process in action end-to-end (including taxation and what happens at the end of the term). If...
Forum: FIRE and Money 08-01-2022, 05:00 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 2,742
Posted By gauss
#1) I would NOT recommend just rolling over the...

#1) I would NOT recommend just rolling over the entire 401k balance to a traditional IRA in one step. OP is interested in drawing penalty free before age 59 1/2 (via the rule of age 55) which only...
Forum: Technology, Media & e-Gadgets 08-01-2022, 07:54 AM
Replies: 157
Views: 9,549
Posted By gauss
Yes! - and the dot in the center of the screen...

Yes! - and the dot in the center of the screen when it was turned off.

Also, if I am not mistaken, remember the National Anthem played at the end of the "broadcast day" before the test pattern or...
Forum: Technology, Media & e-Gadgets 08-01-2022, 07:51 AM
Replies: 157
Views: 9,549
Posted By gauss
The Ed Sullivan Show Star Trek N.G. Columbo ...

The Ed Sullivan Show
Star Trek N.G.
Columbo


-gauss
Forum: Other topics 07-29-2022, 08:00 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 860
Posted By gauss
I have been receiving my daily Informed Delivery...

I have been receiving my daily Informed Delivery email, so from my perspective it is working.

I don't use any notification feature for Informed Delivery, however.

Perhaps if you re-enrolled...
Forum: FIRE and Money 07-23-2022, 01:45 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 574
Posted By gauss
I regularly take withdrawals from my Roth IRA at...

I regularly take withdrawals from my Roth IRA at Vanguard and have taxes withheld. Not all Roth withdrawals are tax free.

On the other hand, I am under age 59 1/2 so it is possible that they...
Forum: FIRE and Money 07-18-2022, 06:10 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 508
Posted By gauss
The IRS provides an interactive calculator...

The IRS provides an interactive calculator (https://www.irs.gov/help/ita/are-the-life-insurance-proceeds-i-received-taxable) that might be useful.

The results that I obtained when I ran a scenario...
Forum: FIRE and Money 06-20-2022, 04:57 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 976
Posted By gauss
Credit Freezes have been sufficient for me. ...

Credit Freezes have been sufficient for me.

-gauss
Forum: Life after FIRE 06-18-2022, 09:41 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 4,915
Posted By gauss
+1 Agree on all points.

+1 Agree on all points.
Forum: Other topics 06-10-2022, 04:49 AM
Replies: 268
Views: 15,406
Posted By gauss
Well put! My spending has always been...

Well put!

My spending has always been determined by the value proposition and not by an external budget. Now given that, the value proposition may change over time.

Now that I have been...
Forum: FIRE and Money 06-09-2022, 02:31 PM
Replies: 311
Views: 16,824
Posted By gauss
^^^ But isn't that true of almost all...

^^^ But isn't that true of almost all traditional (DB) pension programs when they begin?

-gauss
Forum: Other topics 06-09-2022, 02:27 PM
Replies: 268
Views: 15,406
Posted By gauss
We haven't cut back on anything, but I don't...

We haven't cut back on anything, but I don't really have spending budget.

-gauss
Forum: Technology, Media & e-Gadgets 06-09-2022, 02:20 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,461
Posted By gauss
I have been also using Tello for multiple years. ...

I have been also using Tello for multiple years.
I am a fairly low data user (maybe 1GB/month).

At these usage levels I have not seen anything that can compete with Tello.com.

Note I don't...
Forum: FIRE and Money 06-09-2022, 02:13 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 809
Posted By gauss
It can get tricky for a married couple who files...

It can get tricky for a married couple who files jointly.

If one spouse dies, the surviving spouse does not get the deceased spouses share of the loss.

The deceased spouse's share of the...
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