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Fri Jan 9


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TheBreeze replied to the Living Below Your Means board. 6:28 AM

Re: Just How Stupid Do They Think I Am?

Got an offer from Discover today. I can borrow up to $25K and only pay 6.99% for the privilege (of course, that depends on credit rating, but with a FICO score north of 800......)

Wow. $25K I can use to take a dream vacation. Or pay off

Tue Dec 16


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TheBreeze replied to the Paying For College board. 8:02 AM

Re: Co-ops and Internships

I am a big proponent of doing co-ops and internships when in college, to the point where I insisted that Eldest choose a school with a decent program. Today, he got his offer for his summer internship. Being in a tech field, it will pay him [more]


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TheBreeze posted to the This Job Sucks board. 7:51 AM

Neverending Layoffs

Bad enough that the economic turmoil of 2007-2008 caused out company to lay off people such that we went from >10,000 to like 2200. But, we've had layoffs every few months since 2008. People are being shown the door even as we [more]


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TheBreeze replied to the Retire Early CampFIRE board. 7:40 AM

Re: More Thoughts on the "4% Rule"

"I have a lot of built in fluff so if I have some consecutive bad return years, I can cut back without any lifestyle reductions." - Metal

Exactly. Be flexible and you'll be okay. During the down years just take a

Fri Dec 5


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TheBreeze posted to the Retire Early CampFIRE board. 5:57 AM

More Thoughts on the "4% Rule"

Here's a little more thinking on the 4% rule. I recall learning about the 4% rule on this board in 1999, and its basis and assumptions. It seemed like one of those things that's "not all that great, except nobody has anything better." [more]

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