buzman

G.M. Livingston III "Buz"

buzman’s Activity

Yesterday

NL

Boards Post

buzman replied to the Retirement Investing board. 6:44 PM

Re: Home Ownership not a good investment

>>>That does not mean that wise real estate investments can't be made, particularly over time.

IP <<<

There is a big difference between real estate investments and home ownership.

Calling a home an asset [more]

NL

Boards Post

buzman replied to the Retirement Investing board. 6:27 PM

Re: Home Ownership not a good investment

Housing is not an investment. It's an expense. If you make money on your home, you are lucky. You can call it brains but it's luck.

A mortgage payment for some people is forced savings. Most Americans have to be forced to save.

The [more]

Wed Apr 16

NL

Boards Post

buzman replied to the Retire Early Liberal Edition board. 10:10 AM

Re: Steely Dan

>>>Anyone listening music of the 90s and beyond? I'm out of touch with anything remotely current. When I run across any, it seems inferior to the older stuff, so persuade me!<<<

[more]

NL

Boards Post

buzman replied to the Retire Early Liberal Edition board. 10:04 AM

Re: early 80s top 40…not a total wasteland ;-)

Stuff like this drove me to Willie Nelson and Waylon Jennings.

Sun Apr 13

NL

Boards Post

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

Re: Florida Gov Scott 'worst in modern times'

You upset about FL Medicare expansion?

Wrong again. It is Medicaid expansion and it was not simply Medicaid expansion. The FL legislature saw fit that ALL Floridians paid higher health insurance premiums.

[more]

Wed Apr 9

NL

Boards Post

buzman replied to the Retire Early Liberal Edition board. 3:07 PM

Re: Latest ObamaKare screwup

tele wrote:

No insurance for you - says Obamakare.

If you didn't get it already , you won't get it this year.

t.

And once again is wrong but consistent.

[more]

Tue Apr 8

NL

Boards Post

buzman replied to the Retirement Investing board. 5:31 PM

Re: lump sum traditional IRA payment

Sure.

Mon Apr 7

NL

Boards Post

buzman replied to the Retirement Investing board. 1:03 PM

Re: IRA Confirmation ?

BruceM is correct.

Follow his advice.

buzman

NL

Boards Post

buzman replied to the Retirement Investing board. 1:00 PM

Re: Good article on beneficiaries

>>>>
I just received notice that now that acquired company has been integrated into acquiring company, I need to enter my beneficiaries in their records. It was not automatic.<<<<

Your records would not necessary [more]

Sun Apr 6

NL

Boards Post

buzman replied to the Retire Early Liberal Edition board. 2:51 PM

Re: Decline of the working class…and music

"Apparently I haven't either -- never heard of the Flying Burrito Brothers"

FBB recorded "Wild Horses" before The Stones released their version.


[more]

Wed Apr 2

NL

Boards Post

buzman replied to the Retirement Investing board. 10:18 AM

Re: Trad. v. SEP?

>>> But if we would have spent it on deductions, we would have gotten things we wanted for the same as we are handing over to the IRS. <<<

Reread Two Gifts' post

>>>>The other thing that screwed us was [more]

Mon Mar 31

NL

Boards Post

buzman replied to the Retire Early Liberal Edition board. 2:54 PM

Re: What are you driving?

2010 Subaru Outback

Got stimulus tax credit for it back in the day

Leather seats, heated, top of the line trim package.

Wife drives 2002 Toyota RAV-4

But last weekend I bought Verse 21 gears bicycle. It will fly.

Tue Mar 25

NL

Boards Post

buzman replied to the Retirement Investing board. 5:22 PM

Re: Another 2015 budget proposal impacting retir

ResN says: Yes, they would have to pay SS and Medicare just like everyone does now. Easy as pie
-----------------------------------------------------------------------.

Not exactly, the SS wage base ends at 117K (2014) and S corp and LLC [more]

Mon Mar 17

NL

Boards Post

buzman replied to the Retire Early Liberal Edition board. 4:52 PM

Re: You're Drinking the Wrong Kind of Milk

>>>What is the point of living a few years longer if it involves suffering to do it? <<<

My thoughts exactly.

Once I started drinking real beer I can't drink Bud/Miller/Coors anymore.

NL

Boards Post

buzman replied to the Retire Early Liberal Edition board. 11:50 AM

Re: You're Drinking the Wrong Kind of Milk

I pour Jersey milk on my morning cereal.

Tue Mar 11

NL

Boards Post

buzman replied to the Retire Early Liberal Edition board. 4:56 PM

Re: where to retire

One word:

Spring Break AZZhats

Thu Mar 6

NL

Boards Post

buzman replied to the Retirement Investing board. 1:17 PM

Re: SSO for Long-Term ROTH

Why not both? Roths are limited to 5.5K

First of all the TSP has

C Fund - tracks SPY

I Fund- tracks EFA

S Fund- tracks Russell 2000

You have three low cost index funds and they are hard to beat.

NL

Boards Post

buzman replied to the Retirement Investing board. 10:46 AM

Re: SSO for Long-Term ROTH

>>>>Being in the military, there are no matching investing programs to dump money into<<<<

Well true but the Thrift Savings Plan has annual costs 1%-2.5% lower than most 401K plans with better options also.

Wed Mar 5

NL

Boards Post

buzman replied to the Retire Early Liberal Edition board. 5:46 PM

Re: 1 in 10 Think 'HTML' Is a Sex Disease

Given its population Texas would be in the top ten.

Tue Mar 4

NL

Boards Post

buzman replied to the Retirement Investing board. 9:17 AM

Re: Wade Pfau: 3% is the new 4% SWR?

Capital gains spend just as well as dividends and interest.

Show More Activity ...

CAPS Stats & Trivia

CAPS Player Rating < 20
Player Rank 0 out of 74857
Score 0.00
Score Change Today 0
Accuracy 0.00%
Active Picks 0
Total Picks 0
Best Pick ( 0)
Worst Pick ( 0)
Average Score per Pick 0.00
Charms Earned 0
Highest Rated Favorite No Favorites Selected
Go to buzman’s CAPS page

Boards Stats & Trivia

Big red star, 1000 posts Old School Fool
Board Posts 4236
Recs Received 5432
People who have rec'd these posts 907
Recs to Posts Ratio (last 30 days) 3.00
Threads Started 513
Threads Started Percentage 12.11 %
Most Frequent Board Retire Early CampFIRE
Very First Post KO (1/22/1998)
Percentage of Posts Rec'd 42.04 %
Show buzman’s 10 Latest Posts