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Sun Aug 23

NL

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Follydolly replied to the Retired Fools board. 10:00 AM

Re: Investing RMD Withdrawals

I have been taking RMD for 9 years. I take it on a monthly basis, deposited into a taxable account. Federal and State taxes are deducted first. I keep enough cash in my IRA so that nothing needs to be sold for RMD deductions.

I am invested [more]

Wed Aug 19

NL

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Follydolly replied to the Apple User's Group board. 12:46 AM

Re: Flash

You can see the Flash version number in

System Preferences
Flash Player
Updates


No Flash Player in my System Prefs.
It must be installed, it updates every other day.

Birgit

Tue Aug 11

NL

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Follydolly replied to the Retired Fools board. 12:26 AM

Re: A visit from "adult social services&quo

As an older person living alone, I would find strangers at my door asking personal questions very unnerving. I probably would have called the police.

Some years ago, the police dept. asked for SCs living alone to fill out some form which I [more]

Tue Aug 4

NL

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Follydolly replied to the Retired Fools board. 12:22 AM

Re: Medigap Insurance Worth It?

You are fortunate to have such a sizable retirement fund.

Which Medigap plan do you have with United?

However, we skipped Part D. Too expensive. We're happy with the generics we get from Hannaford's pharmacy for $9.99/90 day
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Sun Aug 2

NL

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Follydolly replied to the Retired Fools board. 3:38 PM

Re: Medigap Insurance Worth It?

I'll never understand this medicare/advantage/supplemental insurance etc.

I pay a boatload (double) for Medicare and Part D fees because now I am taking MRD's which upped my income to over the top.

My DLH company offers a [more]

Mon Jul 20

NL

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Follydolly replied to the Humor and Urban Legends board. 9:50 AM

Re: 21 Things Kids Used to Love to Do

Which all goes to say..."The Good Old Days" were indeed the good old days. We grew up in an amazing time in an amazing country.

Birgit

Sun Jul 19

NL

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Follydolly replied to the Birding board. 4:46 PM

Re: Red Shoulder Hawk Nest

A "call back" for my dandelions? I don't put poison on my lawn.

LakeEffect: we live right next door to each other! I was mainly a Nikon photographer. So many of my photos are shot with different bodies and lenses. If I shoot with a [more]

Sat Jul 18

NL

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Follydolly replied to the Pet Lovers board. 5:50 PM

Re: Frontline substitute

Goofy, I have used Frontline Plus for years. I buy it online, usually from KVVet.com Cheaper than the vet. I tried Advantx11 two years ago when my area had a bad tick infestation and Frontline did not seem to handle it [more]

Sat Jul 11

NL

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Follydolly replied to the Apple User's Group board. 1:47 PM

Re: iOS update 8.4

Actually my screen rotation is better! I am running 5s

Birgit

Thu Jul 9

NL

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Follydolly posted to the Apple User's Group board. 1:03 PM

iOS update 8.4

iOS 8.4 has some very nice improvements and my iPhone seems to be quite zippier. I like the new Audiobook interface...big improvement.

Birgit

Sat Jul 4

NL

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Follydolly posted to the Apple User's Group board. 1:14 PM

iTunes broken....

After the update to 12.2, iTunes would not open on my Laptop. Have not yet tried my iMac. I downloaded the application and re-installed and it seems okay. Lots of complaints on this one.

I also got info to put Run "sudo rm -r [more]

Thu Jun 25

NL

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Follydolly replied to the Apple User's Group board. 4:40 PM

Re: Photos

The only think I use either iPhotos or Photos for is finding my iPhone pics from the iCloud so I can do a very limited edit before sharing. I found that Photos will not let me share with my FB account, so I use iPhoto for that.

It is a bit [more]

Thu Jun 18

NL

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Follydolly replied to the Geezer Fools board. 11:43 PM

Re: Continuing Care Retirement Community (CCRC).

I just visited Laurel Lake in Hudson OH. Very highly rated CCRC. I was quite surprised that most all the people attending the "talk" were couples! And fairly young.

I am single. I would have to pay an entrance fee over $300,000 for [more]

Wed Jun 17

NL

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Follydolly replied to the Retired Fools board. 5:42 PM

Re: Already Retired

I consider my Pension and SS as kind of annuities....w/o fees. I have not looked into Fidelity annuities lately, but if I remember right when I did I did not like them.

Birgit

Tue Jun 16

NL

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Follydolly replied to the Retired Fools board. 10:32 AM

Re: Already Retired

CB~ Most advice that I can glean does not take into account our fixed income and says to reduce equity exposure and increase fixed income funds or bonds. As soon as I expose my equity heavy portfolio to a portfolio advisor I am told that I should [more]

NL

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Follydolly replied to the Retired Fools board. 10:20 AM

Re: Inheriting $ from a spouse

TOD is new to me...I have a revocable trust. My daughters and GK are named as beneficiaries for everything and also on my IRA/Trust accounts, etc. I don't remember the term Transfer of Death? Any account, checking, investments, etc should have named [more]

Mon Jun 15

NL

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Follydolly replied to the Apple board. 6:21 PM

Re: Is Michael Dell writing for the WSJ ...

I realize this is heresy, but if you’ll indulge me, I think you’ll find it a useful exercise in thinking about both what makes Apple such an exceptional company and how hubris is the ultimate downfall of all empires....

Apple is soon
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Sat Jun 13

NL

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Follydolly replied to the Apple User's Group board. 5:07 PM

Re: moneybank

Under Safari you can choose to Clear History and Website Data. That ought to cure it.

Birgit

Mon Jun 8

NL

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Follydolly replied to the Apple board. 1:42 PM

Re: Some things are forever

I still have my iPod. It sits in its speaker thing fully charged and ready to go.

Birgit

Tue Jun 2

NL

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Follydolly replied to the Apple User's Group board. 11:31 PM

Re: Recycled Apple I computer

Somebody's mother, cleaning house of things the kid left.

Birgit

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