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Wed Jul 1

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REtim replied to the Retire Early CampFIRE board. 5:06 AM

Re: Coming to a nation near you

That's because it is still held at book value of cost of about $42/oz.

Mon Jun 29

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REtim replied to the Retire Early CampFIRE board. 9:51 PM

Re: I agree with JoelCairo

^ I appreciate the time it takes to research and write posts like this. Thanks.


I add my thanks to warrl. It does seem that when it doesn't fit the left agenda, anything over 2 minutes ago is "old news, dude" whereas [more]

Mon Jun 8

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REtim replied to the Retirement Investing board. 4:29 PM

Re: So what do I calculate 4% of?

I think this all boils down to a question of 'what ifs'. If one believes that the future isn't going to be any worse than the last 130 years, then 4% is very likely going to work. If one believes that something worse than 2 world wars, a Great [more]

Sat Jun 6

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REtim replied to the Retire Early CampFIRE board. 1:17 PM

Re: The Biggest Threat to Your Retirement: Dementia

Anyway thought this might be a good topic of discussion that would generate some unique solutions.


A very good topic. Over the last month we had to place my father (72) in a nursing home, he has been steadily declining since mom [more]

Mon May 25

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REtim replied to the Retire Early CampFIRE board. 4:10 PM

Re: That $2500 a year promised savings!

…not only are their cost-savings models full of baloney, but the only way to have single-payer would be to slash physician's and hospital rates.

So the quarter mil my son expects his physician wife to make within a couple of years could
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Wed May 20

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REtim replied to the Retire Early CampFIRE board. 4:01 AM

Re: The Boards Are Dying My Friends

Now I'm wondering what other memories I have that are faulty.



Happens to me all the time.

And on that thought I submit for Whimsical Wednesday:

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Tue May 19

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REtim replied to the Retire Early CampFIRE board. 6:35 AM

Re: The Boards Are Dying My Friends

This one?


http://boards.fool.com/ot-why-gay-marriage-should-be-illegal...


Tim
(up late reading the hobbit)

Tue May 12

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REtim replied to the Retirement Investing board. 7:37 PM

Re: Poll: Do you have a technical background?

Maybe they listen to their financial advisors too much?



A few years back an annuity adviser somehow got invited to our monthly ER doc meeting. He gave a glorious presentation, charts and graphs, the works. Unfortunately for [more]

Thu May 7

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REtim replied to the Retire Early CampFIRE board. 8:35 PM

Re: Good news from Baltimore

It can be quite a learning curve. About 20 years ago I made the move from small town Wisconsin to the dorms at Hopkins Medical center, which is in a vast area of what i call "nocturnal undocumented pharmacies".

I couldn't [more]

Tue May 5

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REtim replied to the Retire Early CampFIRE board. 8:29 PM

Re: Obamacare Not Working - Part I've Lost Count

Well, results are in of 88,186 registered voters, 1177 voted. And the school issue won in my district 220-111.

<sigh>


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REtim replied to the Retire Early CampFIRE board. 12:02 PM

Re: Obamacare Not Working - Part I've Lost Count

I don't understand why we just can't have elections once a year.
----JLC



Maybe I've grown a bit cynical but I think they count on voter fatigue. The school district next to mine has put the exact same income tax increase on [more]

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REtim replied to the Retire Early CampFIRE board. 11:45 AM

Re: Obamacare Not Working - Part I've Lost Count

your vote will make no difference whatsoever, so enjoy your tax increase, courtesy of those who think their votes DO matter.


After the last two presidential elections, I'm pretty sure my vote will be overwhelmed by the 'make [more]

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REtim replied to the Retire Early CampFIRE board. 11:35 AM

Re: Obamacare Not Working - Part I've Lost Count

Well, actually back to square minus one because of all the extra debt.----JLC

Thanks for my daily reminder of early retirement happiness. I always kinda dreaded May because this is when school is out, so parents bring in their whole [more]

Mon May 4

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REtim replied to the Retire Early CampFIRE board. 11:04 AM

Re: Another ObamaCare success

"There was a grand theory the law would reduce ER visits," said Dr. Howard Mell, a spokesman for ACEP. "Well, guess what, it hasn't happened. Visits are going up despite the ACA, and in a lot of cases because of it." [more]

Thu Apr 16

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REtim replied to the Retire Early CampFIRE board. 5:24 PM

Re: The insufferable candidate Clinton

Well that does make sense too, there is simply no way anyone in a wakeful state could possibly look at Hellary, her past, her accomplishment, her total package and say hey -- now THERE'S A PRESIDENT!!'


Several months ago I [more]

Wed Apr 15

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REtim replied to the Retire Early CampFIRE board. 4:39 AM

Re: Olive Garden and the server

I'm sure The Baron knows of this plight. If anyone can rule on the proper syntax for McDonald's ordering it's him. He's got a vested interest in going there regularly after all eh!



Reminds me of my vacation in Moscow a [more]

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Fri Apr 3

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REtim replied to the Retire Early CampFIRE board. 10:06 PM

Re: Fish Oil Ain't as Good as Orginally Thought

Never did understand why Goofy talks and Pluto can't....


Tim

(doing some deep thinkin' tonight)

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