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Thu Dec 18

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hk2 replied to the Dropout's Den board. 5:32 PM

Re: Uber

In the event I lose my phone, I hit eBay. $60 and three days later I'm up & running.


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How do you do that?
How does the sim card reflect YOUR number?
Or whatever. Or... is it an entirely new
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hk2 replied to the Dropout's Den board. 2:31 PM

Re: Uber

What *will* likely get me to get a smartphone though, is my parents.

They're 78 and each has had their own for a couple of years.

So just yesterday mom sent me a photo of the *beautiful* flowers she received from [more]

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hk2 replied to the Dropout's Den board. 2:25 PM

Re: Uber

Clamshell dumb phone here too. Pre-paid even. $100 will last me about 5 months.

I love technology, but I don't see the value added to my life in this case.

In the event I lose my phone, I hit eBay. $60 and three days later I'm up [more]

Mon Dec 8

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hk2 replied to the Retirement Investing board. 9:24 AM

Re: Planning for health issues

http://finance.yahoo.com/news/the-retirement-threat-few-peop...

Financial risk can be notoriously hard to spot, but there is one thing
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Fri Dec 5

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hk2 replied to the Retirement Investing board. 7:05 PM

Re: Planning for health issues

I don't think long-term care policies have a very good reputation, do they?


Right or wrong, this is a concern of mine. Anecdotally, I haven't heard anything good about them when it came time to use the insurance.

Jim

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hk2 replied to the Retirement Investing board. 10:57 AM

Re: Planning for health issues

Do you have long term care insurance?

I do not. Good idea.


Jim

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hk2 posted to the Retired Fools board. 9:55 AM

Saving for health issues

I've posed a question on the Retirement Investing board regarding saving for health issues in retirement.

I'd appreciate anyone's input there.

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hk2 posted to the Retirement Investing board. 9:52 AM

Planning for health issues

I've figured out how much I need to save for retirement on a day-to-day/year-to-year basis which will permit a modest growth in savings.
This allows for the occasional big-ticket expense such as major home repair or new vehicle.

What I [more]

Thu Nov 6

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hk2 posted to the Paddling Fools board. 8:21 PM

Anchors Aweigh!

My father was born and raised outside of Pittsburgh, PA. He was active in the Boy Scouts and, in his mid twenties, he was leading wilderness canoe trips in Quebec, Canada. My dad shared his passions with me and we spent many hours together in the [more]

Wed Nov 5

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hk2 replied to the Berkshire Hathaway board. 7:49 AM

Re: OT new highs and lows

Perhaps a ratio of "value" instead a ratio of prices?



Jim
(different Jim)

Tue Oct 28

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hk2 replied to the Political Asylum board. 2:11 PM

Re: The Redskins

I went to a show by David Sedaris last Saturday night.

He suggested that the Redskins should keep their name...

.... but change their logo to a peanut or a potato.



Jim

Tue Oct 21

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hk2 posted to the Horse Sense board. 11:32 AM

What I've been working on

As the saying goes, "When you take off the halter and lead rope, you only have one thing left - The Truth".
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This past weekend, I was asked to show a small group some things that I've been [more]

Thu Oct 16

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hk2 replied to the Mechanical Investing board. 2:00 PM

Re: Recent BCC Signals

A couple of other Bear Catchers I've picked up from this board have gone negative:


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Tue Oct 14

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hk2 replied to the Retirement Investing board. 6:11 PM

Re: Free e-book:Pure Income Investing for Retire

Another option..

I just bought it for free and I'm able to read it directly from my Amazon Library, on my PC, without having to download any app.



Jim

Tue Oct 7

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hk2 replied to the Dropout's Den board. 12:08 PM

Re: GTAT : Arms Candle Stick Volume

Ouch!

I've never seen that chart style before. I'll have to poke around and see what changes they've made under the hood the past few years.



Jim

Thu Sep 25

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hk2 posted to the Dropout's Den board. 9:38 AM

A Different Time

Sally,

Just finished reading the book of your mom's stories. It was misplaced in a household move and I just recently found it.

It was a very enjoyable read, and I'm glad your family took the time to collect these stories. I [more]

Tue Sep 23

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hk2 replied to the Retirement Investing board. 12:30 PM

Re: Legacy Investing

.....I picture my grand-children, or even my grand-children's grand-children, will have the resources to, say, obtain an education debt-free.....


.....Some concerns I've considered:





Even assuming [more]

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