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Forum: FIRE and Money 02-19-2014, 09:20 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 7,897
Posted By Forrest
There's only one rule - you and your wife to be...

There's only one rule - you and your wife to be need to discuss your wedding plans and come to a joint decision that you're both happy with. Don't bother making any other plans until this happens.
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Forum: FIRE and Money 02-18-2014, 07:36 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 8,818
Posted By Forrest
I've read a few Yahoo Finance articles and most...

I've read a few Yahoo Finance articles and most offer very general advice that seems to be rehashed over and over. I think many of these Yahoo Finance authors spend more time thinking up creative...
Forum: FIRE and Money 07-14-2013, 07:42 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,113
Posted By Forrest
Congrats on your wife retiring - my wife retired...

Congrats on your wife retiring - my wife retired 4 years ago but I'm still working. A couple of helpful tips:
1. If you haven't already done so, check with state's pension plan office and have them...
Forum: FIRE and Money 08-12-2012, 04:11 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 5,646
Posted By Forrest
I don't believe the dollars quoted in most...

I don't believe the dollars quoted in most studies - I think most people under-report or knowingly give false information - to protect their identity. On the other hand, I think the numbers in the...
Forum: FIRE and Money 04-21-2012, 08:45 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 5,016
Posted By Forrest
I have a difficult time believing anything stated...

I have a difficult time believing anything stated in the article - the quoted tax rate is much too low and the tax (federal, state, etc) is never defined. From the article "The average income in...
Forum: Other topics 06-04-2011, 10:19 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,680
Posted By Forrest
I have two first generation AppleTV's running...

I have two first generation AppleTV's running Boxee. It works with most (not all) standard definition video. The first generation AppleTV hardware just isn't fast enough to display HD content thru...
Forum: FIRE and Money 04-30-2011, 06:51 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,756
Posted By Forrest
I think this blog post sums up my view [/URL] ...

I think this blog post sums up my view
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"I don't want to be left out, so here's my 2 cents: Boomers -- those are the people born between 1946 and 1964 -- are about 75 million strong. Unlike...
Forum: Hi, I am... 03-10-2011, 07:11 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,431
Posted By Forrest
I think the smart thing to do is to go on sick...

I think the smart thing to do is to go on sick leave and get the operation done.

If you're still thinking of early retirement - check your benefits first. In some states, teachers need at least 25...
Forum: FIRE and Money 01-17-2011, 05:37 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,924
Posted By Forrest
Oh well - thanks for the feedback.

Oh well - thanks for the feedback.
Forum: FIRE and Money 01-16-2011, 08:18 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,924
Posted By Forrest
Use Tax Saver Credit during early retirement?

I was reading up on the Tax Saver Credit What Is the Tax Saver's Credit? | eHow.com (https://www.ehow.com/about_6317351_tax-saver_s-credit_.html?utm_source=outbrain&utm_medium=test19)
and while my...
Forum: FIRE and Money 01-03-2011, 01:44 AM
Replies: 104
Views: 10,135
Posted By Forrest
There's plenty of resentment to go around -...

There's plenty of resentment to go around - you've just read some of the stories. I believe the vast majority of those receiving a pension are honest folks, but a few percent of this group has...
Forum: FIRE and Money 11-05-2010, 12:38 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,266
Posted By Forrest
Check with your 401K Administrator - some plans...

Check with your 401K Administrator - some plans feature a True-Up Contribution feature where you'll get the full company match even if you complete your contributions early. The True-Up feature is...
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