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Forum: COVID-19 | Containment Area 03-26-2020, 11:33 PM
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Views: 1,077
Posted By RetiredAt55.5
After this train wreck virus is in the rear view...

After this train wreck virus is in the rear view mirror, I expect my taxes at all levels will rise (local, state, and fed). This level of unemployment is going to be devastating to their income tax...
Forum: COVID-19 | Containment Area 03-26-2020, 12:39 PM
Replies: 262
Views: 10,304
Posted By RetiredAt55.5
Yea, the feeling's mutual, especially you Mets...

Yea, the feeling's mutual, especially you Mets fans!

Mostly kidding ....
Forum: FIRE and Money 03-26-2020, 09:06 AM
Replies: 149
Views: 5,603
Posted By RetiredAt55.5
Yes, it's not perfect, but it's amazing they're...

Yes, it's not perfect, but it's amazing they're getting anything through this quickly. They could debate this for 6 months and it still wouldn't be perfect and it's intended effect would be much too...
Forum: FIRE and Money 03-26-2020, 08:30 AM
Replies: 149
Views: 5,603
Posted By RetiredAt55.5
It's not clear how young adults are handled in...

It's not clear how young adults are handled in this.

My 22 year old graduated from college December 2019, so he won't be a dependent on our taxes for tax year 2020. But, he was our dependent for...
Forum: FIRE and Money 03-26-2020, 12:19 AM
Replies: 149
Views: 5,603
Posted By RetiredAt55.5
both

Difficult to answer, since my money is fungible, so I voted spend and save.

I don't consider this "mad" money, so I'm not going to blow this dough. Well, I did have my eye on some nice polywood...
Forum: COVID-19 | Containment Area 03-25-2020, 10:40 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,829
Posted By RetiredAt55.5
I think they all went to their bug out spots, and...

I think they all went to their bug out spots, and they're lying low.

They're probably not on the internet posting on public forums saying "I told you so" for fear of revealing their bug out...
Forum: COVID-19 | Containment Area 03-25-2020, 06:51 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 2,969
Posted By RetiredAt55.5
No, it'd probably be honor system, like deducting...

No, it'd probably be honor system, like deducting medical expenses or charitable contributions. But, you'd be expected to have receipts/records to prove it if audited.
Forum: COVID-19 | Containment Area 03-25-2020, 06:18 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 2,969
Posted By RetiredAt55.5
How do you decline a direct deposit?

How do you decline a direct deposit?
Forum: COVID-19 | Containment Area 03-25-2020, 05:21 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 2,969
Posted By RetiredAt55.5
I'm not sure the government would be ok giving up...

I'm not sure the government would be ok giving up that much deferred tax due. That could be $20k-30k or more.

If they allowed that, everyone would be jumping on that in droves.
Forum: Stock Picking and Market Strategy 03-25-2020, 03:18 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,190
Posted By RetiredAt55.5
+1 Its not like Vanguard doesn't warn...

+1

Its not like Vanguard doesn't warn investors about it's high yield bond fund -

https://investor.vanguard.com/529-plan/profile/4524

"The portfolio could be a good fit for college savers...
Forum: COVID-19 | Containment Area 03-25-2020, 08:52 AM
Replies: 143
Views: 5,675
Posted By RetiredAt55.5
This article says there 16,600 in the Strategic...

This article says there 16,600 in the Strategic National Stockpile and it gives some history on it.
...
Forum: COVID-19 | Containment Area 03-24-2020, 10:56 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 2,186
Posted By RetiredAt55.5
I'm sure my cruise plan for seniors would go...

I'm sure my cruise plan for seniors would go swell. What could go wrong? :angel:
Forum: COVID-19 | Containment Area 03-24-2020, 10:42 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 2,186
Posted By RetiredAt55.5
Maybe we should load them up with senior citizens...

Maybe we should load them up with senior citizens and take them out of harm's way before we open up the economy.

Everyone (crew and seniors) would have to be isolated and pass 2 tests before being...
Forum: COVID-19 | Containment Area 03-24-2020, 08:32 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 2,186
Posted By RetiredAt55.5
I think audreyh1 could make an educated guess and...

I think audreyh1 could make an educated guess and plug that guess into google "X wants bail out cruise industry", replacing X with the person's last name.
Forum: COVID-19 | Containment Area 03-24-2020, 06:05 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 724
Posted By RetiredAt55.5
I don't think Clorox is effective against the...

I don't think Clorox is effective against the virus.

Kidding, just kidding !!!!!! :angel::angel::angel:
Forum: COVID-19 | Containment Area 03-24-2020, 04:58 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 1,926
Posted By RetiredAt55.5
Also hurts young people that went out into the...

Also hurts young people that went out into the workforce in the last year or two, from either high school or college. Probably not a lot of income in 2018.
Forum: COVID-19 | Containment Area 03-24-2020, 11:09 AM
Replies: 262
Views: 10,304
Posted By RetiredAt55.5
A sudden start of the economy, at this time,...

A sudden start of the economy, at this time, could be a disaster.

The Washington Post had an article today about Italy's situation.

This was unsettling to me -

"Neither is the crisis in...
Forum: FIRE and Money 03-23-2020, 10:02 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 3,720
Posted By RetiredAt55.5
I sorta asked this question in this posting -...

I sorta asked this question in this posting - https://www.early-retirement.org/forums/f44/did-anyones-financial-advisor-see-this-coming-102794.html

If you read through it (especially starting at...
Forum: COVID-19 | Containment Area 03-23-2020, 04:25 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 2,186
Posted By RetiredAt55.5
Off topic, the SS United States was just in the...

Off topic, the SS United States was just in the news again as a new potential project emerged with a tie in to Airbnb -
...
Forum: COVID-19 | Containment Area 03-23-2020, 01:43 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 2,186
Posted By RetiredAt55.5
I might be shooting myself in the foot, but I...

I might be shooting myself in the foot, but I hope that would not be a criteria for determining which companies to help out.
Forum: Stock Picking and Market Strategy 03-22-2020, 11:19 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 4,482
Posted By RetiredAt55.5
Well said, thanks Lucky Dude!

Well said, thanks Lucky Dude!
Forum: COVID-19 | Containment Area 03-22-2020, 11:12 PM
Replies: 262
Views: 10,304
Posted By RetiredAt55.5
Yup, I could see putting a 6 year old in front of...

Yup, I could see putting a 6 year old in front of a computer and you go into another room and try to get some work done. You check up on them 30 minutes later and they're curled up in a ball on the...
Forum: COVID-19 | Containment Area 03-22-2020, 10:57 PM
Replies: 262
Views: 10,304
Posted By RetiredAt55.5
That will only work in some parts of the country....

That will only work in some parts of the country. For example, a lot of schools in Philly don't have AC. Even my local junior and senior high schools don't have AC in all the rooms, so that's not...
Forum: Stock Picking and Market Strategy 03-22-2020, 10:46 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 4,482
Posted By RetiredAt55.5
Nope, Vanguard's computers have no artificial...

Nope, Vanguard's computers have no artificial intelligence to predict market movements. It's all predicated on current NAV's, current shares, and your target asset allocation. However, I think...
Forum: Stock Picking and Market Strategy 03-22-2020, 10:13 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 4,482
Posted By RetiredAt55.5
Perhaps you're right. I'm just trying to...

Perhaps you're right. I'm just trying to reconstruct this train wreck in my own mind and what I could've done differently.

Again, it gets back to my original question of whether anyone's FA did...
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