buzman

G.M. Livingston III "Buz"

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Fri Sep 26

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buzman replied to the Retirement Investing board. 3:18 PM

Re: Handing Over the Investment Reigns

At his age he would likely appreciate an E-book.

If You Can: How Millennials Can Get Rich Slowly [Kindle Edition]

By William Bernstein

Great advice

Thu Sep 18

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buzman replied to the Retire Early Liberal Edition board. 4:40 PM

Re: Inside the Mind of a Teabagger

>>>Mrs. Bishop said Ms. Grimes was “with Obama on everything,” and she called the president “the worst we’ve ever had.”<<<

At least race has nothing to do with her thought process...glad we clear that up.

Thu Sep 11

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buzman replied to the Retirement Investing board. 6:35 PM

Re: On line SS advisors?

>>> am considering the "file and suspend" tactic to boost my check when I start getting it again. (I am 67, started taking bennies at 62<<<

While that dog won't hunt, you may have some planning opportunities [more]

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buzman replied to the Retirement Investing board. 6:28 PM

Re: On line SS advisors?

The most professional long term posters on these boards in my experience are--

sBuzman cfp
BruceCM cfp
JAFO31 attorney
CABob unkn


Thank you very much for your kind words.

Look on the Garrett Planning [more]

Fri Aug 29

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buzman replied to the Retirement Investing board. 3:04 PM

Re: won the game: retiring on $2M, how to handle

How do they know they won if they ignore inflation?


In 35 years w/ 3% inflation you would need over $110K to match 40K in today's dollars.

Thu Aug 14

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buzman replied to the Estate Planning and the Fool board. 5:59 PM

Re: Generation Skipping Trusts

GST lock up assets so the corpus doesn't go your children but the next generation.

Is it prudent to lock up assets for the responsible child in order to protect the irresponsible one? That's what one GST will do.

Tue Aug 12

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buzman replied to the Retire Early Liberal Edition board. 4:07 PM

Re: Top 10 Corrupt States

Seven solid reds but FL should be number one.

Wed Aug 6

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buzman replied to the Retirement Investing board. 10:07 PM

Re: What is a good rate of return for IRA?

Consider looking for someone who uses passive investments and 1.5% for strictly investment advice & no financial planning is sort of high, but it's your money.

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Tue Aug 5

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buzman replied to the Retire Early Liberal Edition board. 9:55 AM

Re: LTC Insurance

Some of the policies that are sold now don't cover as much as the policies of the past.

LWW

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All of the policies that are sold now don't cover as much...

Mon Aug 4

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buzman replied to the Retire Early Liberal Edition board. 3:30 PM

Re: LTC Insurance

>>>What do you folks think and how are you planning (if at all) for LTC?<<<

In our financial plan I have an inflation adjusted $50K five year spending goal beginning at age 81.

Mon Jul 28

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buzman replied to the Finding a Financial Advisor board. 3:23 PM

Re: Finding a CFP in San Francisco

Go to the Garrett website and search in California.

Use the NAPFA website similarly.

www.garrettplanningnetwork.com

www.napfa.org

Fri Jul 25

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buzman replied to the Finding a Financial Advisor board. 6:11 PM

Re: Finding a CFP in San Francisco

I have been a Garrett member since 2003.

Here's a link to Garrett's Find a Planner website.

All Garrett members have to be CFPs or working toward it.

Fri Jul 11

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buzman replied to the Retire Early Liberal Edition board. 4:09 PM

Re: A dying dialect

Same way in my house with Italian. But the grown-ups also had ulterior motives. They liked having a "secret code language" they could use to talk about other people behind their back but not have to watch what they said in front of the [more]

Wed Jul 2

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

Re: 401k loan to pay off HELOC

>>>Also, whatever interest rate you pay back (my play is around 4% currently) goes into your account balance. That can almost be though of as moving part of your 401k into a fixed return investment <<<

Unless I [more]

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