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Forum: Health and Early Retirement 06-22-2022, 07:09 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,710
Posted By grayv
don't overlook walmart's $4 prescriptions

don't overlook walmart's $4 prescriptions
Forum: FIRE and Money 06-19-2022, 11:55 AM
Replies: 151
Views: 8,843
Posted By grayv
outrageous! that is crossing the line! :mad:

outrageous! that is crossing the line! :mad:
Forum: FIRE and Money 05-10-2022, 05:32 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,619
Posted By grayv
make sure you will not miss out on something...

make sure you will not miss out on something valuable by delaying.


for example, the ability to keep retiree health insurance.
Forum: FIRE and Money 04-09-2022, 08:34 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,208
Posted By grayv
.... but who's counting? ;D are...

.... but who's counting? ;D




are we going to see you in a fed job after a while?
Forum: Health and Early Retirement 04-08-2022, 09:09 AM
Replies: 134
Views: 11,577
Posted By grayv
why put it off?

why put it off?
Forum: FIRE and Money 01-27-2022, 07:34 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,538
Posted By grayv
I would definitely leave enough in TSP to keep...

I would definitely leave enough in TSP to keep the account open.

it has the G fund, for fixed income purposes.

and there is talk of the TSP having a lot of mutual fund choices soon. ...
Forum: Health and Early Retirement 12-25-2021, 10:52 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 5,890
Posted By grayv
the whispering part sounds like a respectful...

the whispering part sounds like a respectful courtesy, in case you could not afford it.

there are probably some people who would decline to buy the drug, and just do without.
Forum: FIRE and Money 12-16-2021, 11:33 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 556
Posted By grayv
How do they do it? Volume. ...

How do they do it? Volume.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KodqIPMbyUg&t=53s
Forum: FIRE and Money 11-30-2021, 08:32 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 4,973
Posted By grayv
at that retirement income level, the extra $225...

at that retirement income level, the extra $225 per month can make the payment on a used car.
Forum: Health and Early Retirement 11-14-2021, 12:01 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,003
Posted By grayv
just to see what is available, do an internet...

just to see what is available, do an internet search for medicare supplement plans compare.


use a site that does not require your name/email/phone to shop.
Forum: Health and Early Retirement 11-13-2021, 09:29 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,206
Posted By grayv
soon.

soon.
Forum: FIRE and Money 11-06-2021, 11:28 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 783
Posted By grayv
combining sounds like a worse arrangement. she...

combining sounds like a worse arrangement. she needs a card with no jointness.
Forum: Other topics 11-04-2021, 07:12 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 662
Posted By grayv
this is a nice short lowpass video ...

this is a nice short lowpass video

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CrYmOEvDEUE
Forum: Health and Early Retirement 10-19-2021, 07:38 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 810
Posted By grayv
Shok, thanks for describing the difference like...

Shok, thanks for describing the difference like that. I was teaching a couple friends about their choices recently (they just turned 65), and that comparison would have helped.
Forum: FIRE and Money 10-09-2021, 11:45 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 6,558
Posted By grayv
do credit checks show bank balances?

do credit checks show bank balances?
Forum: Health and Early Retirement 09-29-2021, 11:49 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,433
Posted By grayv
this makes me want to hug my fehb plan

this makes me want to hug my fehb plan
Forum: Health and Early Retirement 05-10-2021, 06:55 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,970
Posted By grayv
in your situation, I would not worry about...

in your situation, I would not worry about delaying medicare. it would be interesting to direct deposit the "medicare amount" in a mutual fund each month, and watch it grow.
Forum: Health and Early Retirement 05-09-2021, 08:20 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,970
Posted By grayv
fyi, some bcbs plans have an in-network...

fyi, some bcbs plans have an in-network limitation.

https://www.fepblue.org/our-plans/benefits-plan-overview
Forum: FIRE and Money 03-10-2021, 11:06 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 7,289
Posted By grayv
taxes if you take the lump sum? can you roll...

taxes if you take the lump sum?

can you roll it into an IRA?
Forum: FIRE and Money 03-06-2021, 10:04 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,089
Posted By grayv
I was satisfied in 2019 with a couple of local...

I was satisfied in 2019 with a couple of local rentals. at a U-Haul branded location.
Forum: FIRE and Money 03-06-2021, 09:57 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 8,794
Posted By grayv
snob alert! from that blog's leanfire...

snob alert!

from that blog's leanfire list......

" Living in a low cost area of the country where it’s more homogenous".
Forum: Health and Early Retirement 01-05-2021, 05:27 AM
Replies: 121
Views: 9,720
Posted By grayv
would like to know what they accomplished or...

would like to know what they accomplished or learned.

not a lot on https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Haven_Healthcare
Forum: FIRE and Money 12-25-2020, 05:34 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,820
Posted By grayv
for rights only, or income from the rights?

for rights only, or income from the rights?
Forum: Health and Early Retirement 12-17-2020, 07:33 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 7,999
Posted By grayv
fwiw, I recently heard a radio advertisement for...

fwiw, I recently heard a radio advertisement for one of these plans.
Forum: FIRE and Money 12-09-2020, 12:03 AM
Replies: 125
Views: 14,814
Posted By grayv
"tricare for life" is still no charge. still...

"tricare for life" is still no charge. still have to pay for medicare B.
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