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Tue Apr 7

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RoadScholar5 replied to the Retirement Investing board. 3:39 AM

Re: Timing of Pension Payments

Thank you both for the feedback.

I also need to find a good resource for researching optimal withdrawal strategies.

I have taxable accounts, tax deferred accounts (Roths), a 401K (TSP actually) and two pensions (one more in addition [more]

Mon Apr 6

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RoadScholar5 posted to the Retirement Investing board. 10:22 PM

Timing of Pension Payments

In a few months I'll be eligible to begin taking monthly pension payments from a former employer, as part of an early retirement benefit.

I'm still working and plan to retire in about 4 years at age 58.

The value of the monthly [more]

Fri Apr 3

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RoadScholar5 replied to the Living Below Your Means board. 10:57 AM

Re: What has happened to LBYM popularity?

Also, with respect to LBYM, the torch has been passed to Mr. Money Mustache and his fellow frugality bloggers.

I don't have much to say on the topic because as they say on another finance board where I am a member: "once you've won the [more]

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RoadScholar5 replied to the Living Below Your Means board. 10:51 AM

Re: What has happened to LBYM popularity?

I think TMF forum fell out of favor (except for the diehards) since it was unmoderated and relied on reporting on others and the likes/favorites system and all those features that don't work well with the reality of human nature. Over time, it just [more]

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RoadScholar5 replied to the Living Below Your Means board. 10:44 AM

Re: Mystery Guest, gone out of business

would be a good one! but don't think so:

http://www.grassrootsmeasures.com/GRPM/ - today is 4/3

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RoadScholar5 replied to the Living Below Your Means board. 9:42 AM

Re: "Why you should want more."

Well, you see the article appears in Inc magazine...that frames the reference...

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RoadScholar5 posted to the Living Below Your Means board. 9:33 AM

Mystery Guest, gone out of business

I got an email that there were shopping visits available at Cheesecake Factory, but when I went to the site, there was a notice that they went out of business on March 31st.

I liked doing shopping visits at restaurants and don't know who [more]

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RoadScholar5 replied to the Living Below Your Means board. 9:32 AM

Re: LBYM Dinner this evening

Oh what is your favorite brand of balsamic vinegar?

Would love to try a really good one...

RS

Thu Feb 5

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RoadScholar5 replied to the Living Below Your Means board. 8:01 PM

Re: Frugality Blogs/Websites

Lucky for her, she has time and assistance in preparing healthy meals with whole foods.

She is always on the look out for coupons for detergent, TP, cleaners, wipes, that kind of thing - also she likes to donate these items to local [more]

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RoadScholar5 replied to the Living Below Your Means board. 12:03 PM

Re: The Power of Frugality and Long Term Investi

...and then there is another end of the spectrum.

My uncle, age 67, died suddenly yesterday. His co-worker found him when he failed to show up for work - the first time in several years.

I will miss him and I'm sad for the loss, but [more]

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RoadScholar5 replied to the Living Below Your Means board. 11:49 AM

Re: Frugality Blogs/Websites

Thank you....any suggestions for couponing or extreme couponing sites or blogs?

Thanks again.

Wed Feb 4

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RoadScholar5 posted to the Living Below Your Means board. 11:45 PM

Frugality Blogs/Websites

Outside of TMF, do you have any favorite websites or blogs you visit for good tips, mostly related to household expenses?

I realize some advice is classic, but I also know that some things change over time and now that I'm in a different [more]

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