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      OldShooter replied to the thread Do you buy travel insurance?.
      We buy evacuation insurance mostly for third world countries and countries where English is not widely spoken. Those are the places...
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      OldShooter replied to the thread Financial Advisors.
      That is the FA's dilemma. I have talked to a couple of them about this exact issue. Basically, to justify the AUM fee they have to...
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      OldShooter replied to the thread Financial Advisors.
      Having an FA as a guide or teacher is intuitively attractive, but I'm not sure it is a good idea. The half-dozen or so "professional"...
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      WADR don't try to be your own insurance agent. Network with friends and acquaintances, professional contacts like CPAs, attorneys, etc...
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      OldShooter replied to the thread Do you buy travel insurance?.
      I view any insurance as a decision to transfer a risk that I cannot afford to take or that I prefer not to take. It is not some kind of...
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      OldShooter replied to the thread Do you keep envelopes?.
      Where I get the rare paper bill I almost immediately schedule the payment with Schwab Bill Pay and then toss the whole thing. I set the...
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      OldShooter replied to the thread Financial Advisors.
      We're DIY as well. After too many years of complexity we are now down to basically one equity index fund and one issue of TIPS. Last...
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      OldShooter reacted to Exchme's post in the thread Financial Advisors with Like Like.
      This! The only thing OP needs to know is that John Bogle, the late CEO of Vanguard said he didn't know anyone that could beat the stock...
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      Not quite sure what having a title in an Estate actually means. Often an estate plan has at least major assets held in rev trusts, aka...
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      OldShooter replied to the thread Trusted Traveler renewal.
      I don't know what a KTN is. But the physical pass seems to be obsolete anyway. When we got home from Japan last month they just had a...
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      The behavioral finance crowd has studied in detail the fact that we little mammals are very loss-averse. That is why we pretend that...
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      OldShooter replied to the thread Trusted Traveler renewal.
      TSA web site says that Global Entry includes TT privileges. I got the TT renewal email but we just renewed our Global Entry permits so...
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      Are you sure it's rust? It seems unlikely that fertilizer pellets would contain a significant amount of iron. The ingredients list...
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      OldShooter replied to the thread Gone by the third generation.
      It's apparently cultural to a degree. We just got back from Japan and on the trip we visited a number of companies where we met 4th...
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      OldShooter replied to the thread House Insurance Type??.
      You might try asking your state insurance commissioner. In our state, homeowner insurance policies are standardized. There are several...
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