buzman

G.M. Livingston III "Buz"

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Mon Mar 9

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buzman replied to the Retirement Investing board. 9:34 AM

Re: What if you've won the game?

>>>Once you've won the game, why head for the benches -- why not just keep running up the score?<<<

It's more important to not run out of money than to run up the score.

Retirees are not leeches on the system but [more]

Thu Mar 5

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buzman replied to the Retirement Investing board. 9:39 AM

Re: How long before you can retire?

>>>That was true pre-Obamacare, but not today.<<<

Unless SCOTUS steps in King vrs Burwell.

Wed Mar 4

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buzman replied to the Retirement Investing board. 5:57 PM

Re: How long before you can retire?

The $104.90 only covers Medicare Part B.

http://www.medicare.gov/what-medicare-covers/not-covered/ite...

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buzman replied to the Retire Early Liberal Edition board. 5:49 PM

Re: No Need to Worry About Sharia

ART said: It was wrong for christians do participate in acts of terrorism and it is wrong for Muslims to participate in acts of terrorism.

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Check your tense, [more]

Wed Feb 25

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buzman replied to the Retirement Investing board. 11:28 AM

Re: SS & Pension as part of "cash cushion&q

It is a main reason why I want and believe in a small government. Social issues like poverty are best solved by charity, not bureaucracy.

JLC

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Charity [more]

Tue Feb 24

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buzman replied to the Retirement Investing board. 1:11 PM

Re: RMDs Revisted

Sure it might not work in every case but it's an option to avoid selling a position you may want to keep.

Fri Feb 20

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buzman replied to the Retirement Investing board. 4:59 PM

Re: RMDs Revisted

Would you kindly elaborate? How is the treatment (with the exception of the mandated withdrawal methods) different from regular IRAs?

Thanks,

Bill
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buzman replied to the Retirement Investing board. 4:53 PM

Re: SS & Pension as part of "cash cushion&q

In my life not wife...but my wife appreciates putting down teabaggers, too.

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buzman replied to the Retirement Investing board. 4:51 PM

Re: RMDs Revisted

>>> The in-kind withdrawals only make sense if you want to stay invested in that particular security.<<<

You already own it that means you "want to stay invested"

>>>With high enough fees on the [more]

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buzman replied to the Retirement Investing board. 4:42 PM

Re: SS & Pension as part of "cash cushion&q

Even for six figure earners, SS is a big part of retirement.

One of the best moments in my wife was when I leaned over the desk and told a teabagger, "SS is your biggest asset". I had just told him his wife's benefit was 50% of his [more]

Wed Feb 18

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buzman posted to the Retirement Investing board. 10:13 AM

RMDs Revisted

An earlier thread focused on the timing of RMD to maximize returns.

You don't have to sell anything.

If you don't need the income do an in-kind transfer to a taxable account.

For inherited IRAs, where the bene still works [more]

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Fri Feb 13

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buzman replied to the Retirement Investing board. 1:10 PM

Re: Another IRA question

If you are married and your spouse earns $6500, then you can contribute to Roth with no earned income.

Of course, she would be ineligible for a Roth contribution.

buzman

Sun Feb 1

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buzman replied to the Retirement Investing board. 1:15 PM

Re: Nonvested IRA

You cannot have a nonvested IRA, but you can have a non-vested retirement plan.

Not fully vested means all or some portion of the employer contribution was not credited to his account.

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buzman replied to the Retire Early Liberal Edition board. 12:22 PM

Re: Melinda Gates Shames Anti-Vaxxers

Can't fix stupid.

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buzman replied to the Retirement Investing board. 12:17 PM

Re: Traditional 401k vs. Roth 401k

Diversify one's investments across tax exempt, tax-deferred, and taxable accounts.

The RMDs won't be so high -- since there are no RMDs at all in either Roths ) or taxable accounts -


The first statement is absolutely [more]

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