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Forum: Other topics 09-15-2022, 09:06 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 911
Posted By Dhickman57
I worked early on for a company that did...

I worked early on for a company that did residential repairs, only once did I receive a monetary tip. The customer was very drunk and insisted I take it, I reluctantly did.
Not common in my rural...
Forum: Other topics 08-11-2022, 05:28 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 4,749
Posted By Dhickman57
Honda Pilot or Hyundai Palisade or Kia Telluride?

Subaru ascent should be considered. As a general rule Subaru’s run 200k miles and hold value reasonably well.
For the record I did retire from Subaru manufacturing and May be somewhat partial.
Forum: FIRE and Money 07-29-2022, 10:12 PM
Replies: 145
Views: 8,307
Posted By Dhickman57
NW Indiana, many from Illinois have move here to...

NW Indiana, many from Illinois have move here to escape high taxes.
Forum: FIRE and Money 07-29-2022, 12:50 AM
Replies: 145
Views: 8,307
Posted By Dhickman57
1610 sq ft home Property tax $1025 annual ...

1610 sq ft home

Property tax $1025 annual
Insurance. $ 610 annual
No HOA

Total $1,635 annual

I am not moving based upon what I have seen for others expenses.
Forum: Other topics 04-02-2022, 05:08 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,137
Posted By Dhickman57
Replace now. Will be a problem in the future.

Replace now. Will be a problem in the future.
Forum: Young Dreamers 04-01-2022, 03:45 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 5,657
Posted By Dhickman57
Many of my coworkers moved from engineering to...

Many of my coworkers moved from engineering to engineer technologies. This degree is a more hands on approach for those that want to be more involved in the end product than in just the design.
Was...
Forum: Other topics 03-23-2022, 12:20 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 2,751
Posted By Dhickman57
I agree with the Delta faucet, we installed Delta...

I agree with the Delta faucet, we installed Delta single handle with sprayer extension also. Price was about $200 but that is what you pay for a better quality faucet. Installation not included.
Forum: Technology, Media & e-Gadgets 09-17-2021, 01:55 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 4,619
Posted By Dhickman57
40307 I agree with IPhone cameras quality. This...

40307
I agree with IPhone cameras quality. This picture taken with very low light at Lake Las Vegas from hotel room patio.
I am not a great photographer, the camera does all the work.
Forum: Other topics 05-05-2021, 07:56 AM
Replies: 98
Views: 5,155
Posted By Dhickman57
This comment was right on, no responses………..Why?

This comment was right on, no responses………..Why?
Forum: Other topics 04-04-2021, 08:11 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,370
Posted By Dhickman57
We added concrete that was stamped. Looks like...

We added concrete that was stamped. Looks like flagstone. Best option.
Forum: Other topics 02-10-2021, 06:19 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 4,489
Posted By Dhickman57
Renewed State certificate one term (2 years)...

Renewed State certificate one term (2 years) after retirement. Had opportunity to utilize after retirement, said WHY? Let it lapse after that.
Forum: Other topics 12-06-2020, 08:23 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 3,857
Posted By Dhickman57
You can tell the age of the crowd from these...

You can tell the age of the crowd from these answers....I mean this is not a bad thing.
Forum: Health and Early Retirement 11-27-2020, 08:27 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 4,674
Posted By Dhickman57
85, do not expect to live that long. Lifestyle

85, do not expect to live that long. Lifestyle
Forum: Life after FIRE 10-07-2020, 10:00 AM
Replies: 159
Views: 13,559
Posted By Dhickman57
Retired on March 17- St.Patty’s day. Drank green...

Retired on March 17- St.Patty’s day. Drank green beer to celebrate.
Forum: Active Investing, Market Strategies & Alternative Assets 08-31-2020, 07:54 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,190
Posted By Dhickman57
Just signed in, no problem. ...

Just signed in, no problem.

Update/correction
My sign in was ~10minutes before your post
Forum: FIRE and Money 02-24-2020, 10:14 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,626
Posted By Dhickman57
Thanks for the input, as I agree with all, only...

Thanks for the input, as I agree with all, only time will tell. As early as tomorrow, if stocks continue down: good move.
If stocks return to previous levels: bad move. Either way I needed to...
Forum: FIRE and Money 02-24-2020, 04:03 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,626
Posted By Dhickman57
Moved money from stocks to guaranteed today.....good idea?

Been wanting to rebalance for awhile, did it today. Was that a poor decision.
Forum: FIRE and Money 11-22-2019, 07:43 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 6,783
Posted By Dhickman57
Edit out

Edit out
Forum: FIRE and Money 11-09-2019, 03:39 PM
Replies: 929
Views: 123,864
Posted By Dhickman57
Centier bank has 3 year rising rate CD with a...

Centier bank has 3 year rising rate CD with a blended rate of 2.0%. Best I could find locally in Indiana.
Forum: Life after FIRE 11-07-2017, 12:31 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 16,142
Posted By Dhickman57
Lots of humor in the replies,but I know they are...

Lots of humor in the replies,but I know they are all serious.

I would not change a thing as every experience has created the person I am today. Not perfect but I am content with who I am, it has...
Forum: Life after FIRE 09-17-2015, 06:42 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 4,480
Posted By Dhickman57
Visit Washington DC, no crowds cool mild weather....

Visit Washington DC, no crowds cool mild weather. All of the attractions are yours with no wait. Bundle up, walk everywhere and enjoy.


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Forum: Health and Early Retirement 05-17-2015, 07:38 PM
Replies: 155
Views: 15,401
Posted By Dhickman57
As a teen, spent one summer digging out footings...

As a teen, spent one summer digging out footings prior to the concrete pour (among other foundation tasks)..........Just completed the same task. Cleared out an old shed footing, concrete and field...
Forum: Life after FIRE 01-04-2015, 12:30 AM
Replies: 803
Views: 97,058
Posted By Dhickman57
Retired 3/17/14 have not missed it yet. ...

Retired 3/17/14 have not missed it yet.

Dhickman57 obviously 57
Forum: Other topics 12-24-2014, 08:41 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 8,924
Posted By Dhickman57
Started the countdown on 10.09.87. A long time ...

Started the countdown on 10.09.87. A long time


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Forum: Other topics 12-22-2014, 10:41 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,436
Posted By Dhickman57
Two companies for a grand total of 38 years....

Two companies for a grand total of 38 years. Recent company had 7 positions that kept it interesting.


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