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Forum: Travel Information 04-06-2021, 08:08 AM
Replies: 397
Views: 23,041
Posted By timbervest
Rental companies are charging high prices due...

Rental companies are charging high prices due availability since many sold off their inventory last year in order to meet costs during the no travel period and economic uncertainty. People are...
Forum: Health and Early Retirement 04-06-2021, 07:45 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,343
Posted By timbervest
About 10 years ago my wife went on Jenny Craig...

About 10 years ago my wife went on Jenny Craig and lost 50 lbs and has maintained within 10 pounds of that since -- I joined her and lost 40 lbs. Unfortunately I gained 80% of it back over that...
Forum: Stock Picking and Market Strategy 04-03-2021, 09:47 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 344
Posted By timbervest
Stock price is a reflection of the current...

Stock price is a reflection of the current buyers' assessment of enterprise value (worth of the company) -- although there is speculation involved in people thinking what MIGHT happen in the future...
Forum: Other topics 03-18-2021, 07:04 PM
Replies: 137
Views: 7,822
Posted By timbervest
I was laid off from my job in my mid 40s after 23...

I was laid off from my job in my mid 40s after 23 years with Megacorp and in the middle of a recession. Fortunately, I was offered a severance which bridged the gap. I was off for a while and it...
Forum: FIRE and Money 03-03-2021, 03:38 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 6,617
Posted By timbervest
my idea of Fat Fire

my idea of Fat Fire
Forum: Life after FIRE 02-25-2021, 09:03 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 7,771
Posted By timbervest
We lived in a middle class suburban neighborhood...

We lived in a middle class suburban neighborhood - simple house and decent utility cars. We took vacations when the kids were growing up and had opportunities to stay at nice hotels, ate out...
Forum: Technology, Media & e-Gadgets 02-19-2021, 09:52 AM
Replies: 2,355
Views: 158,265
Posted By timbervest
Just finished the first season of "How to Get...

Just finished the first season of "How to Get Away with Murder" - Viola Davis is such a great actor!!

PBS series "Miss Scarlet and the Duke" (cute); the latest incarnation of "All Creatures...
Forum: FIRE and Money 02-07-2021, 04:29 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 7,730
Posted By timbervest
What the heck is up with Tunisia? ...

What the heck is up with Tunisia?


https://www.early-retirement.org/forums/attachment.php?attachmentid=37646&d=1612726211
Forum: Other topics 02-07-2021, 12:11 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,401
Posted By timbervest
I can highly recommend Olympus Tough...

I can highly recommend


Olympus Tough TG-6 Waterproof Camera (https://tinyurl.com/ydnouwbc)

Great optics, tough, easy to put in your pocket, and can go 100% automatic or manual with lots of...
Forum: Stock Picking and Market Strategy 01-22-2021, 11:49 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,694
Posted By timbervest
At 3% average annual growth the Dow will be at...

At 3% average annual growth the Dow will be at 35,000 in five years. I think it will happen much earlier.
Forum: FIRE and Money 01-20-2021, 02:03 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 457
Posted By timbervest
I had a universal whole life policy with a big...

I had a universal whole life policy with a big cash value that I could have cashed out and paid the taxes on but chose rather to convert it to no premium coverage, turning out to be a higher DB,...
Forum: FIRE and Money 01-08-2021, 12:33 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,075
Posted By timbervest
Mine is $1000. I made a claim in 1994 after the...

Mine is $1000. I made a claim in 1994 after the California Northridge Earthquake for repairs to my house and pool that saved me more than all of the premiums that I had paid to date ( or subsequent...
Forum: Other topics 12-31-2020, 02:55 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,831
Posted By timbervest
What? I thought they were already doing that!!! ...

What? I thought they were already doing that!!!

(lives in the Los Angeles Basin)
Forum: Other topics 12-18-2020, 04:51 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 6,217
Posted By timbervest
The bottom line is for any service provider to...

The bottom line is for any service provider to whom you want to show appreciation for what they do, give 'em a gift. I give some money at Christmas to my yard guys -- I pay them every month for...
Forum: Other topics 12-10-2020, 05:32 PM
Replies: 144
Views: 5,516
Posted By timbervest
"Honey" by Bobby Goldsboro ...

"Honey" by Bobby Goldsboro

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rZiEY3O-FWk
Forum: FIRE and Money 12-03-2020, 06:42 PM
Replies: 825
Views: 59,957
Posted By timbervest
up 11.92% YTD through today (liquid assets only).

up 11.92% YTD through today (liquid assets only).
Forum: FIRE and Money 12-03-2020, 02:31 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 4,515
Posted By timbervest
Thanks. This is what I love about the internet ....

Thanks. This is what I love about the internet . . . you have a question, you ask it, and (most of the time) you get an easy solution since someone else has encountered it already -- rather than...
Forum: FIRE and Money 12-03-2020, 01:17 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 4,515
Posted By timbervest
One thing I notice has changed and I cannot seem...

One thing I notice has changed and I cannot seem to change it back is when I downloaded transactions (like from Schwab, my bank, credit card) I used to get a list of transactions at the bottom that...
Forum: Stock Picking and Market Strategy 11-24-2020, 03:44 PM
Replies: 124
Views: 10,519
Posted By timbervest
At a conservative 4.5% annual average return...

At a conservative 4.5% annual average return we'll be at 40,000 in 2027
Forum: Health and Early Retirement 11-18-2020, 09:01 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,161
Posted By timbervest
2001 pinched nerve left side L4-L5 -- searing...

2001 pinched nerve left side L4-L5 -- searing sciatica, almost unable to rise from sitting. Tried chiropractor, stretching, epidural (only lasted a few months). Finally opted for surgery (two days...
Forum: Other topics 11-08-2020, 09:41 PM
Replies: 716
Views: 32,518
Posted By timbervest
I don’t remember the answer but the correct...

I don’t remember the answer but the correct question was “What is the Art Institute of Chicago”. I responded Metropolitan Museum of Art.
Forum: Other topics 11-08-2020, 07:10 PM
Replies: 716
Views: 32,518
Posted By timbervest
I was on Jeopardy in the 1980s back when only the...

I was on Jeopardy in the 1980s back when only the winner won money and the others won "valuable prizes" (I won a bedroom set which I declined -- I couldn't afford to pay the taxes on it as it would...
Forum: Technology, Media & e-Gadgets 11-04-2020, 05:34 PM
Replies: 290
Views: 17,516
Posted By timbervest
Ugestu monogatari Ben Hur 400 Blows In...

Ugestu monogatari
Ben Hur
400 Blows
In the Heat of the Night
Z
2001
Chariots of Fire
Stand by Me
12 Monkeys
Monty Python and the Holy Grail
Forum: FIRE and Money 10-07-2020, 06:49 PM
Replies: 176
Views: 17,632
Posted By timbervest
Actually under ERISA, accumulated benefits vest...

Actually under ERISA, accumulated benefits vest 100% after 7 years service, as long as the plan is not terminated (when some but less than full benefits will be vested). No guarantee that it will be...
Forum: Health and Early Retirement 09-24-2020, 04:20 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,251
Posted By timbervest
https://store.getqardio.com/products/qardioarm?gcl...

https://store.getqardio.com/products/qardioarm?gclid=CjwKCAjwh7H7BRBBEiwAPXjadr-SOwFzCAYXEOMvDI8_DX9dHDiSNZJauefnQgItKEwFUY3rewiMBhoCttgQAvD_BwE

I've been using Qardio for years. Works with...
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