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Forum: FIRE and Money 04-19-2021, 10:05 AM
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Posted By dm
Back when I moved my 401k to a IRA, I went to...

Back when I moved my 401k to a IRA, I went to cash in the 401k and they sent me a check. They would not wire or transfer the money for me. I don’t remember how the check was made out, I opened a...
Forum: Other topics 04-18-2021, 05:39 AM
Replies: 103
Views: 4,929
Posted By dm
Itís no better in SW Florida either.

Itís no better in SW Florida either.
Forum: FIRE and Money 03-20-2021, 05:18 AM
Replies: 202
Views: 15,029
Posted By dm
Same here. And since we recently bought a...

Same here.

And since we recently bought a new home and got a mortgage, it goes into the same account that auto pays the loan. I’ve Been ER now for 13 years, 63 now. So we’ve been getting by...
Forum: Life after FIRE 01-02-2021, 12:26 PM
Replies: 119
Views: 11,583
Posted By dm
We moved a couple of years after retirement. We...

We moved a couple of years after retirement. We took several vacations in Texas and Florida trying to decide where to go. We ended up in Florida due to the milder winters. We moved from The St....
Forum: FIRE and Money 01-02-2021, 08:26 AM
Replies: 205
Views: 17,833
Posted By dm
I quit tracking several years ago. I do keep a...

I quit tracking several years ago. I do keep a eye on our net worth. I do know we spent more in 2020 than 2019. This is due to a new house that cost around 160k more than our previous home. We...
Forum: FIRE and Money 12-31-2020, 02:45 PM
Replies: 825
Views: 60,219
Posted By dm
Up around 8% for the year in the retirement...

Up around 8% for the year in the retirement accounts. Around 50% stocks. Been ER for 13 years now, this has been a good year. We sold our plane, but bought a new house and boat.

After 13 years...
Forum: Health and Early Retirement 12-05-2020, 01:10 PM
Replies: 863
Views: 100,194
Posted By dm
I got my first shot yesterday, my wife got her...

I got my first shot yesterday, my wife got her second. Both of us have sore arms, she also has a headache.

We got the shots at CVS. Insurance paid, i had shingles a few years ago and i definatly...
Forum: Life after FIRE 11-29-2020, 07:59 AM
Replies: 659
Views: 70,390
Posted By dm
Took my son and grandson fishing. This was my...

Took my son and grandson fishing. This was my grandsons first Grouper. Yes it was small and we had to throw it back, but he was still happy.

We caught one keeper grouper and quite a few snapper....
Forum: COVID-19 | Containment Area 11-18-2020, 05:20 AM
Replies: 245
Views: 14,132
Posted By dm
We are having a total of 10 here. My sons family...

We are having a total of 10 here. My sons family that we see regularly anyway is 4. 2 close friends that we also are seeing somewhat regularly. The only worries are my friends daughter who is in...
Forum: FIRE and Money 10-31-2020, 05:30 AM
Replies: 825
Views: 60,219
Posted By dm
Up less than 1%. Pretty much flat.

Up less than 1%. Pretty much flat.
Forum: Life after FIRE 10-02-2020, 06:51 PM
Replies: 659
Views: 70,390
Posted By dm
Very nice boat Jerseytunahunter.

Very nice boat Jerseytunahunter.
Forum: Life after FIRE 10-02-2020, 06:46 PM
Replies: 659
Views: 70,390
Posted By dm
Optoma P2 projector and Grandview screen .

Optoma P2 projector and Grandview screen .
Forum: Life after FIRE 09-26-2020, 01:02 PM
Replies: 659
Views: 70,390
Posted By dm
Yes, 4K

Yes, 4K
Forum: Life after FIRE 09-26-2020, 02:18 AM
Replies: 659
Views: 70,390
Posted By dm
The screen makes a big difference with this...

The screen makes a big difference with this model. I had it projecting on the wall while I was waiting on the screen. It is definatly better with the screen. The screen itself was $1,600 though. ...
Forum: Life after FIRE 09-26-2020, 02:13 AM
Replies: 659
Views: 70,390
Posted By dm
Itís approximately 104Ē x 59Ē, the pic was taken...

Itís approximately 104Ē x 59Ē, the pic was taken about 18í back. Iím using all the screen.
Forum: Life after FIRE 09-25-2020, 05:15 PM
Replies: 659
Views: 70,390
Posted By dm
Yep, the white box is the projector. In the past...

Yep, the white box is the projector. In the past I had them mounted on the ceiling behind me. They also had to be in a light controlled room. This is a fairly new thing.
Forum: Life after FIRE 09-25-2020, 04:53 PM
Replies: 659
Views: 70,390
Posted By dm
Got a new TV. Itís a 120Ē ultra short throw...

Got a new TV. Itís a 120Ē ultra short throw projector. And a new electronics to go along with it.

My granddaughter is spending the night so we are watching the smurfs.
Forum: Life after FIRE 08-18-2020, 02:58 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 4,331
Posted By dm
I checked my net worth back in 2007 when I...

I checked my net worth back in 2007 when I retired, it is now 75% higher than then. So I guess I’m doing alright, maybe need to spend a little more.

Now that I’m 63 I’m feeling much more...
Forum: Stock Picking and Market Strategy 08-18-2020, 02:34 PM
Replies: 788
Views: 71,604
Posted By dm
Iíve recently gone from 60/40 to 45/55. Iíll...

Iíve recently gone from 60/40 to 45/55. Iíll probably go to 40/60 soon. Iím 63 and been ER for 13 years. My net worth is higher than its ever been, I can take a little off the table.
Forum: Life after FIRE 08-18-2020, 02:25 PM
Replies: 659
Views: 70,390
Posted By dm
House remodel is winding down.

House remodel is winding down.
Forum: Life after FIRE 08-18-2020, 02:22 PM
Replies: 659
Views: 70,390
Posted By dm
Dock and lift are in.

Dock and lift are in.
Forum: Life after FIRE 06-03-2020, 07:59 PM
Replies: 659
Views: 70,390
Posted By dm
Yes

Yes
Forum: Life after FIRE 05-28-2020, 03:46 AM
Replies: 659
Views: 70,390
Posted By dm
Put down a deposit on a boat. Im also waiting...

Put down a deposit on a boat. Im also waiting for a new dock and lift to be installed

I will have more in the boat and dock than many houses Iíve owned. Also more than my plane.

Between...
Forum: Life after FIRE 04-12-2020, 04:40 PM
Replies: 659
Views: 70,390
Posted By dm
I never had a used house until I moved to Florida...

I never had a used house until I moved to Florida 6 years ago. I always had new ones built, my dad was a home builder. But with no contacts and what seemed like very long construction times I...
Forum: Life after FIRE 04-12-2020, 12:12 PM
Replies: 659
Views: 70,390
Posted By dm
Here is a pic of the front. I’m thinking of...

Here is a pic of the front. I’m thinking of having the brick stuccoed over to make it look a little more modern.

This is from a couple of days ago, we had the roof and house power washed and it...
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