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Forum: Other topics Today, 01:23 PM
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Posted By rk911
muy bueno! until 1990, except for the deviation...

muy bueno! until 1990, except for the deviation to the Cutlass, we were a Ford family. Because of my commute all ran more than 150K-miles before the body wore out. Switched to Chrysler in 1990 and...
Forum: Other topics Today, 01:20 PM
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Posted By rk911
no, thanks. love the land, though. i certainly...

no, thanks. love the land, though. i certainly didn't think he lived in a 3-BR split level. :laugh:
Forum: Other topics Today, 11:25 AM
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Posted By rk911
i threw a rod at 1am coming home from work except...

i threw a rod at 1am coming home from work except i didn't know i threw a rod. i was just pulling away from a tollbooth when i heard and felt a "BANG!". understament of the year follows: i knew...
Forum: Other topics Yesterday, 07:11 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,115
Posted By rk911
we were well on our way to FI when i "discovered"...

we were well on our way to FI when i "discovered" Dave. i agree with most, not all, of his principles on building wealth and were actually following most of them. but i sometimes wonder how much...
Forum: Life after FIRE Yesterday, 07:00 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,268
Posted By rk911
+1. we are both amazed what the power of the...

+1. we are both amazed what the power of the American economy when combined with some common sense principles can produce. if we can do it anyone can do it.
Forum: Other topics 04-13-2021, 05:15 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 4,599
Posted By rk911
which is exactly how these disputes begin to...

which is exactly how these disputes begin to escalate into violence. i have seen it happen several times during my career.
Forum: FIRE and Money 04-12-2021, 06:34 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 431
Posted By rk911
i don't know about your state but in Illinois as...

i don't know about your state but in Illinois as with the feds i just pay 100% of my previous year's tax bill in 4-equal installments. i'd rather owe than get a refund. but since the bulk of income...
Forum: Life after FIRE 04-08-2021, 10:04 PM
Replies: 842
Views: 47,903
Posted By rk911
2nd pfizer vax this morning. so far very minor...

2nd pfizer vax this morning. so far very minor pain and only when i touch it.
Forum: Other topics 04-08-2021, 07:14 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 301
Posted By rk911
if the OP is in 'forms' mode TT won't ask...

if the OP is in 'forms' mode TT won't ask anything. it's just as if you are filling out a paper form.

as for the value of tIRA's TT keeps track of contributions, deductible and non-d. but that...
Forum: Other topics 04-08-2021, 07:07 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 301
Posted By rk911
at the upper right corner of the screen you...

at the upper right corner of the screen you should see 'step-by-step'. that space toggles between SbS and forms.
Forum: Other topics 04-08-2021, 06:31 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 301
Posted By rk911
interview = step-by-step. the opposite of...

interview = step-by-step. the opposite of 'forms". you may find it easier to use.
Forum: Other topics 04-08-2021, 06:27 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 301
Posted By rk911
i track our actual sales tax ependitures...

i track our actual sales tax ependitures throughout the year but i do it in Quicken. i enter all transactions in Quicken so it just takes a few seconds to so it. i always compare our actual sales...
Forum: Life after FIRE 04-07-2021, 06:38 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 4,525
Posted By rk911
they new i was going lomg before i made it...

they new i was going lomg before i made it official.
Forum: Other topics 04-07-2021, 06:35 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 926
Posted By rk911
i was just gonna post the same. that, IMO, is a...

i was just gonna post the same. that, IMO, is a huge point for not installng the dead end.

you should be able to get stats from the fire dept or 9-1-1 center that takes the calls and dispatches...
Forum: Other topics 04-06-2021, 09:46 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 2,585
Posted By rk911
boring here as well. no FB, no Linkd In. i do...

boring here as well. no FB, no Linkd In. i do have a Twitter account i use for NWS weather alerts and so on.
Forum: Other topics 04-06-2021, 09:03 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 2,585
Posted By rk911
just ggogled my name...lots of folks with the...

just ggogled my name...lots of folks with the same name but nary a word about me!
Forum: Other topics 04-06-2021, 07:04 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 3,665
Posted By rk911
politely decline.

politely decline.
Forum: Other topics 04-06-2021, 07:02 PM
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Views: 2,585
Posted By rk911
+1

+1
Forum: Other topics 04-05-2021, 07:42 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 2,804
Posted By rk911
what?! speak up! i can't hear you because of...

what?! speak up! i can't hear you because of the rain on the roof! ;D
Forum: Other topics 04-05-2021, 07:39 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 4,599
Posted By rk911
sprinkler heads can be aimed, adjusted and...

sprinkler heads can be aimed, adjusted and swapped out to provide different types of watering...spray, mist, stream, etc. maybe suggest that to the neighhbor.

as for the cat...you best check the...
Forum: Life after FIRE 04-04-2021, 08:10 PM
Replies: 842
Views: 47,903
Posted By rk911
double checked all the entries and then e-filed...

double checked all the entries and then e-filed our federal and state tax returns via TurboTax. feds have already accepted their return. each year we file a paper 8606 for my wife's inherited IRA...
Forum: Other topics 04-04-2021, 07:33 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 7,099
Posted By rk911
about 15-yrs ago my mother-in-law was living...

about 15-yrs ago my mother-in-law was living alone in a town about an hour away from us. she had a mild mental illness which manifested itself in not trusting telephones. lots of backstory here...
Forum: Other topics 04-02-2021, 06:20 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 7,099
Posted By rk911
without a close friend my BIL would've met the...

without a close friend my BIL would've met the same fate. she got him to the hospital but he passed anyway.
Forum: Life after FIRE 04-02-2021, 05:32 PM
Replies: 842
Views: 47,903
Posted By rk911
that's how i schedule our quarterly federal tax...

that's how i schedule our quarterly federal tax payments, too. Illinois has it's own website for those payments.
Forum: Life after FIRE 04-02-2021, 05:12 PM
Replies: 842
Views: 47,903
Posted By rk911
Scheduled our quarterly tax payments for both the...

Scheduled our quarterly tax payments for both the feds and state. Then I scheduled automatic transfers from our MM account to our checking account in those amounts with our bank a few days before...
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