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Forum: Health and Early Retirement 04-25-2021, 05:05 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,539
Posted By LXEX55
Hearing Aids?

It has become obvious that my wife has suffered some degree of hearing loss and may need a hearing aid. She is scheduled to be tested next week. Just about the only thing I know about hearing aids...
Forum: FIRE and Money 03-17-2021, 04:13 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 815
Posted By LXEX55
If your tax refund is late, here is why

Mine was accepted exactly one month ago, and still being processed.

https://www.usatoday.com/story/money/2021/03/15/stimulus-check-2021-tax-refund-delay-covid-relief-payments/4693907001/
Forum: FIRE and Money 03-13-2021, 04:52 AM
Replies: 151
Views: 10,597
Posted By LXEX55
2020 Tax Refund Yet?

Has anyone gotten their 2020 tax refund yet? If so, how long did you wait? Mine was electronically accepted nearly a month ago. The check your status app just says "being processed". The past three...
Forum: Health and Early Retirement 03-02-2021, 08:48 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 4,796
Posted By LXEX55
I wore thick glasses from third grade on. At age...

I wore thick glasses from third grade on. At age 18, I started wearing contact lenses and wore them up until age 62 or so. Without glasses, I was legally blind in both eyes, but with glasses or...
Forum: Life after FIRE 02-04-2021, 10:03 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 5,510
Posted By LXEX55
My wife and I moved to St. Pete in April 2019 and...

My wife and I moved to St. Pete in April 2019 and never regretted it for one moment. Yes, very long, humid summers, but if you can't take the heat stay out of the kitchen. Obviously if you are one of...
Forum: Health and Early Retirement 01-28-2021, 12:44 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,193
Posted By LXEX55
My COBRA administrator was a group of idiots...

My COBRA administrator was a group of idiots called Benefit Focus. Almost monthly I had insurance problems as they would fail to notify my carrier to continue my coverage even though they never once...
Forum: COVID-19 | Containment Area 01-21-2021, 03:17 PM
Replies: 3,398
Views: 172,443
Posted By LXEX55
Got my first vaccine today

I live in Pinellas county, Fl and today I got my first vaccine (Pfizer). Signed up online about a week ago. Had it done at a senior center. All went very smoothly. Had a 9:30 am appointment and was...
Forum: Life after FIRE 01-08-2021, 06:25 PM
Replies: 174
Views: 13,349
Posted By LXEX55
I live in St. Petersburg and I think that matches...

I live in St. Petersburg and I think that matches what you are looking for pretty well
Forum: FIRE and Money 01-08-2021, 03:57 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,608
Posted By LXEX55
I am fifty fifty Wellington and Wellesley in my...

I am fifty fifty Wellington and Wellesley in my traditional IRA. That's it.
Forum: Health and Early Retirement 01-02-2021, 03:42 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 5,239
Posted By LXEX55
I do pushups inbetween wooden milk crates,...

I do pushups inbetween wooden milk crates, crunches, leg raises, and I run outdoors. I also do pull ups and dips at the park. I also run about three miles at the same park, except in the summer when...
Forum: FIRE and Money 01-01-2021, 12:02 PM
Replies: 281
Views: 18,346
Posted By LXEX55
My wife and I got our $1,200 posted Saturday,...

My wife and I got our $1,200 posted Saturday, Jan. 1st.
Forum: Other topics 12-29-2020, 11:26 AM
Replies: 116
Views: 7,635
Posted By LXEX55
Do You Miss Being Young?

I miss the physical aspect of being young, it was great being able to eat anything I wanted without gaining weight, of having tons of energy, no aches and pains, no wrinkles, etc. but I would not...
Forum: FIRE and Money 12-18-2020, 08:52 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 7,233
Posted By LXEX55
I have five years of cash in savings and...

I have five years of cash in savings and checking. The rest is in an IRA with Vanguard. 2/3 in Wellesley, and 1/3 in Wellington.
Forum: Health and Early Retirement 12-14-2020, 02:52 PM
Replies: 132
Views: 12,312
Posted By LXEX55
happy

yes, I guess I am happy. Certainly don't miss work one iota. But, to be honest I thought I would be happier in retirement.
Forum: Health and Early Retirement 12-12-2020, 12:37 PM
Replies: 132
Views: 12,312
Posted By LXEX55
Me too

This about sums me up too. Don't miss work, but somehow I thought I would be happier in retirement. Not unhappy though, just not what I expected I guess
Forum: Other topics 12-10-2020, 08:22 PM
Replies: 154
Views: 10,150
Posted By LXEX55
yes it was

Yes, it was Travis Walton. I found him to be a very believable individual.
Forum: Other topics 12-10-2020, 01:47 PM
Replies: 154
Views: 10,150
Posted By LXEX55
Paranormal Experiences?

Ever since I was a kid in high school I have been interested in things like UFOs, Bigfoot, ghosts, etc. yet I can honestly say I have never had any type of paranormal experience (with the possible...
Forum: Health and Early Retirement 12-06-2020, 04:43 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 6,820
Posted By LXEX55
Cobra

I retired at 63.5 and went on my companies COBRA plan till I was 65 and Medicare. My wife is still on my COBRA plan and when that expires she will go on ACA plan for the few months she will have...
Forum: Life after FIRE 12-04-2020, 04:49 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 11,013
Posted By LXEX55
I don't know about the cost of living or medical...

I don't know about the cost of living or medical care or whatever, but the girls in Thailand are fantastic.
Forum: FIRE and Money 12-04-2020, 01:41 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 6,292
Posted By LXEX55
I left a very detailed Final Instructions sheet...

I left a very detailed Final Instructions sheet for my wife. It includes everything, names of institutions, account numbers, passwords, etc. Also our finanical responsibilities such as property tax,...
Forum: FIRE and Money 12-02-2020, 07:48 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 6,557
Posted By LXEX55
To quote Mike Tyson: "If I knew i was going to...

To quote Mike Tyson: "If I knew i was going to live this long, I would have taken better care of myself"
Forum: Health and Early Retirement 11-30-2020, 03:34 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 4,615
Posted By LXEX55
How much coffee do you drink?

I drink about five cups a day. Three in the morning, two in the afternoon.
Forum: Health and Early Retirement 11-27-2020, 07:07 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,701
Posted By LXEX55
Testosterone treatment?

Any of you guys ever tried it, if so, what results?
Forum: FIRE and Money 11-26-2020, 02:49 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 6,873
Posted By LXEX55
I respect this guy's opinion very much ...

I respect this guy's opinion very much


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IHmoSyhO-pE
Forum: Health and Early Retirement 11-22-2020, 02:54 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,862
Posted By LXEX55
Walgreens for me. The pharmacists will happily...

Walgreens for me. The pharmacists will happily give advice on everything from vitamin supplements to flu shots.
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