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Sun Jul 26


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billjam replied to the Retired Fools board. 4:24 PM

Re: SS Checking Credit Report

Very interesting. I vaguely recall having to re-register with SSA a few months ago. What the article says makes sense in that light. Thanks for the link.


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billjam posted to the Retired Fools board. 12:01 PM

SS Checking Credit Report

As I do every year, I pulled my Experian credit report yesterday to be sure everything is okay. All good but one inquiry caught my eye. On 12/9/14 Social Security Administration requested my credit information. I don't recall ever seeing a request [more]

Fri Jul 17


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billjam posted to the Tax Strategies board. 9:28 AM

Avoiding extra Medicare premium

I'm posting this on the tax board because I think I have a better chance of getting a correct answer here than on retirement boards.

Due to the expense of remodeling a home I've taken extra withdrawals from my IRA this year. That's pushed my [more]

Mon Jun 22


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billjam posted to the Oracle Corporation board. 11:45 AM

Where did everyone go?

Earning disappoint. Stock falls. And not a word here?

FWIW, Value Line calls this a buying point. They think cloud business is doing well but profits will not be realized until future quarters. FX hit the stock harder than expected but [more]

Mon Jun 15


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billjam replied to the Retirement Investing board. 10:07 AM

Re: Tax Fraud/Identity Theft

My rule on any incoming call where the caller asks for personal idenitfying info or wants me to take some action is (1) tell them nothing and (2) get as much info as possible about the alleged problem. Then hang up. Now, if I think there is a remote [more]

Tue May 12


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billjam posted to the Tax Strategies board. 12:29 PM

Real Estate Tax Deduction Question

Significant Other and I bought a house in joint title October 31, 2014. We've each put in half of purchase and remodeling cost. I own the old house we were living in in my name only. Illinois real estate taxes are paid in the following year. IOW, [more]

Fri May 8


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billjam replied to the Retirement Investing board. 9:28 AM

Re: How to retire in your 30s

Must not apply to all engineers. My significant other's ex tinkered so much he wiped out his 401K. Now lives on SS and an occasional consulting gig.

Sun May 3


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billjam replied to the Mastering Quicken board. 11:03 AM

Re: Problem

Just opened Q Premier 2014 without a problem. Maybe a problem specific to Q2015?

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