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Forum: FIRE and Money 02-25-2021, 08:39 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 762
Posted By lemming
Don't I mean DON'T have the fees deducted from...

Don't I mean DON'T have the fees deducted from her refund-Pay it up front. They will charge $45 for the privilege of you not using your credit card now. That is 1999% interest on a loan of $30. ...
Forum: FIRE and Money 01-08-2021, 10:10 PM
Replies: 281
Views: 17,244
Posted By lemming
Those people who used online software and had...

Those people who used online software and had their fees paid out of the refund amount are screaming now because the IRS is sending the $$ to the "green card" people. The IRS is telling them they...
Forum: FIRE and Money 01-01-2021, 12:55 PM
Replies: 148
Views: 10,219
Posted By lemming
I gave my last one to my younger brother. Much...

I gave my last one to my younger brother. Much more likely to be spent. I will do that again I suppose. I don't ever communicate with that second family of my Dad but I want good things for them.
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Forum: Other topics 11-15-2020, 07:01 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 5,270
Posted By lemming
Nice shoutout for the lowcarber.org. Best...

Nice shoutout for the lowcarber.org. Best Journals forum out there. I am years out of date.
I found straightdope.com from a recommendation here. It has political commentary that expects you to back...
Forum: Other topics 10-31-2020, 10:35 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,812
Posted By lemming
I am expecting a magnetic polar shift and a power...

I am expecting a magnetic polar shift and a power grid collapse. Might as well do them all together tonight on the Day of the Dead.
Forum: Other topics 10-21-2020, 03:04 PM
Replies: 450
Views: 19,104
Posted By lemming
I voted in Virginia in a drive thru line last...

I voted in Virginia in a drive thru line last Wednesday. This was a different location then my county center which is the normal location. They took over the DMV lot and had room to put a lot of cars...
Forum: Stock Picking and Market Strategy 10-18-2020, 07:42 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 504
Posted By lemming
Thanks for that page. You would think it would be...

Thanks for that page. You would think it would be something more available and consistent.
I am overweighted in stocks right now. I usually don't do any adjustments at this time of year but I am...
Forum: Stock Picking and Market Strategy 10-18-2020, 05:21 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 504
Posted By lemming
Where is info on date of record for Vanguard funds?

Where can I find the information on (mostly Vanguard) or Fidelity funds that shows the date you have to own the investment to get the year end capital gains and the quarterly dividends.?
I looked...
Forum: Other topics 08-25-2020, 09:34 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,586
Posted By lemming
My new favorite towels were cheap at Family...

My new favorite towels were cheap at Family Dollar, $5 each. They are called Simply Lofty and they are a chenille herringbone weave. Absorbent but light , they dry you off then dry quickly.
Forum: Other topics 08-19-2020, 12:51 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 940
Posted By lemming
My fan is blowing clockwise. It will remain that...

My fan is blowing clockwise. It will remain that way because I do not climb and balance on the bed at my age. And the button to change it is up on the ceiling. I hope the installer gets a crick in...
Forum: Life after FIRE 08-15-2020, 09:43 AM
Replies: 123
Views: 6,941
Posted By lemming
I sleep like a baby...three hours at a time. And...

I sleep like a baby...three hours at a time. And all through the day. I really need to get my nights and days turned around to normal. It doesn't help that my computer and tv are in my bedroom so I...
Forum: COVID-19 | Containment Area 05-14-2020, 08:32 PM
Replies: 270
Views: 14,300
Posted By lemming
-1 -1 -1 Have the Mods seen the Ghana...

-1 -1 -1
Have the Mods seen the Ghana coffin dancers? If you ever wanted to close a thread for any reason, it fits well.
just an example...
Forum: COVID-19 | Containment Area 04-13-2020, 11:22 PM
Replies: 2,090
Views: 112,297
Posted By lemming
I got my first Instacart delivery on Friday. ...

I got my first Instacart delivery on Friday. Long wait of 5 days for open slot but it I usually buy for 10 days to 2 weeks at a time with a lot that rolls over to next shop. This time I hope it is...
Forum: COVID-19 | Containment Area 04-13-2020, 11:15 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 5,669
Posted By lemming
I've been thinking that Southern states probably...

I've been thinking that Southern states probably sold all their chicks this year.

I have been going on the pollyanna thinking that the supply would be out there and I would have...
Forum: COVID-19 | Containment Area 04-09-2020, 06:23 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 932
Posted By lemming
I have an order from Aldi coming through...

I have an order from Aldi coming through instacart tomorrow. I think part of that business model is to raise the price a bit for each item plus the service fee. Nothing noticable to me.
I really...
Forum: COVID-19 | Containment Area 04-08-2020, 02:42 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 6,987
Posted By lemming
+1 Buffets will have to change. Maybe give...

+1
Buffets will have to change. Maybe give every table a pair of tongs to use and wash before reusing. Food is not the issue-at least for this bug.
Forum: COVID-19 | Containment Area 03-18-2020, 12:19 PM
Replies: 1,959
Views: 94,269
Posted By lemming
Bill Gates is doing a live Ask me Anything talk...

Bill Gates is doing a live Ask me Anything talk on Reddit right now. So strange to see coherent factual information. Funny thing is someone awarded a gold to his first answer-
yeah free...
Forum: COVID-19 | Containment Area 03-16-2020, 02:43 PM
Replies: 1,959
Views: 94,269
Posted By lemming
I got a reassuring email from the local water...

I got a reassuring email from the local water service saying that it is safe to drink the water and they got a certification from somewhere that their process would kill the virus. They have an...
Forum: FIRE and Money 03-14-2020, 09:58 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 8,583
Posted By lemming
Isn't this how Bernie Madoff got caught out? It...

Isn't this how Bernie Madoff got caught out? It isn't just about your personal AA but about the rot at the bottom of the piers.
I wonder if it would make him happy or sad to hear about a bigger...
Forum: FIRE and Money 03-12-2020, 07:16 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 603
Posted By lemming
Yeah. https://www.irs.gov/pub/irs-pdf/p590a.pdf ...

Yeah. https://www.irs.gov/pub/irs-pdf/p590a.pdf page 20 all I found-still not sure. You can't use a Roth conversion as a RMD so you would have to pull out money from the IRA for the RMD. I think...
Forum: FIRE and Money 03-12-2020, 05:39 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 603
Posted By lemming
I don't think you can reinvest it in a Roth and...

I don't think you can reinvest it in a Roth and meet the RMD rules, (off to go look up stuff)
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Forum: COVID-19 | Containment Area 03-12-2020, 12:38 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 6,467
Posted By lemming
Well I expect all services to still be...

Well I expect all services to still be operational. Utilities, garbage collection, INTERNET.
So business as usual, clean out the pantry and freezer. Hope the neighbors are all self sufficent and...
Forum: FIRE and Money 03-10-2020, 07:52 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 810
Posted By lemming
If you are planning on spending the money I would...

If you are planning on spending the money I would wait. If you are reinvesting it then sell low and buy low.
Forum: FIRE and Money 03-10-2020, 07:51 AM
Replies: 314
Views: 31,984
Posted By lemming
I feel like I am "advised" by owning things like...

I feel like I am "advised" by owning things like Wellington or Fidelity contrafund. Other then that I am YOYO. (you're on your own-phrase usually followed by profanity)
Forum: Other topics 02-17-2020, 11:16 AM
Replies: 101
Views: 5,094
Posted By lemming
Turbotax just released info last week that their...

Turbotax just released info last week that their electric car credit was figured incorrectly and they are going to have to update .
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