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intercst posted to the Retire Early Liberal Edition board. 4:29 AM

Quit College and Save Big Money

Interesting story about a prospective commercial pilot who dropped out of "real college" and took online courses instead.

At age 20 he's now earning $50,000/yr as a pilot and figures he saved $180,000 by dropping out of brick & [more]

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intercst replied to the Retire Early Liberal Edition board. 5:41 PM

Re: emo?

Here's what "the google" says.

https://answers.yahoo.com/question/index?qid=20080410201205A...

About the emo sub-culture:

Origin:
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intercst replied to the Retire Early Liberal Edition board. 2:07 AM

Re: 2014 in Science Photos & Videos

I watched that whole "harvesting marble" video (about 3 minutes long.)

Fascinating.

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Thu Dec 18

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intercst posted to the Retire Early Liberal Edition board. 8:10 PM

Best drone photos of 2014

I wonder what the eagle made of the drone?

https://www.yahoo.com/tech/the-15-best-drone-photos-c1418370...

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intercst replied to the Retirement Investing board. 3:28 PM

Re: Lockheed 401k lawsuit

The 1% fee mentioned in the article isn't the half of it. Some small-company 401k plans promoted by insurance companies skim almost 5% per year in fees and expenses. At that fee level, you'd do about as well if you took your monthly 401k contribution [more]

Wed Dec 17

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intercst replied to the Retire Early Liberal Edition board. 5:52 PM

Re: Bristol Bay

Diplomatic relations with Cuba, EPA regulating King Coal, giving Alaska back to the Eskimos ....

Obama's last 2 years in office may bring change as sweeping as FDR's 14 year reign.

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Tue Dec 16

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intercst replied to the Retirement Investing board. 8:51 PM

Re: Planning for health issues

SeanTankarian analyzes,

Paul insurance is one of the funny things that you hope never to have to use but certainly glad to have it when it's needed. I've noticed that a lot people have modest assets - let's say $300K not including their [more]

Mon Dec 15

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intercst replied to the Retire Early Liberal Edition board. 7:59 PM

Re: Another ACA update

lindytoes writes,

And I hope everyone here listened to intercst when he said to look closely at all the plans available, because you will automatically be re-enrolled in your old plan even if you don't want it anymore. Today is the last [more]

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intercst replied to the Retire Early Liberal Edition board. 4:33 PM

Re: blood pressure

jgc123 posts,

I am also 58 but I think if you think exercise alone will do the job, you may want to read this as well:

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intercst replied to the Retire Early Liberal Edition board. 1:18 PM

Re: blood pressure

I should add that my cholesterol is something like 127. Doctor said that was even low for a Japanese guy.

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intercst replied to the Retire Early Liberal Edition board. 1:15 PM

Re: blood pressure

110/58

58 yrs old -- walk about 50 miles/week at a brisk pace.

Don't pay much attention to diet. Lot's of coffee (caffeinated), donuts, pizza and cheeseburgers. But did switch to Diet Coke about 10 years ago when I started to gain [more]

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intercst replied to the Retirement Investing board. 1:14 AM

Re: Market has risen but my Retirement totals ha

aleax writes,

Index-investing just doesn't work in the debentures realm, as I've posted a million times about. In equities, the vast majority of active managed funds under-perform the index after expenses; in debentures, the vast majority [more]

Sun Dec 14

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intercst replied to the Retirement Investing board. 10:53 PM

Re: Market has risen but my Retirement totals ha

Not ones with expiration dates, like the "Bullet Shares" ones (a pretty recent development) -- they behave like individual bonds: except if the blue-chip company floating those bonds default, you're sure to get your principal back at [more]

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intercst replied to the Retirement Investing board. 3:45 AM

Re: Free Retirement planning tool

I liked the one "transparent" 0.75% fee.

That's almost equal to my annual portfolio withdrawal in retirement.

Avoid the fee, retire earlier.

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Sat Dec 13

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intercst posted to the Retire Early Liberal Edition board. 2:27 AM

Korean CEO sorry he didn't raise daughter better

http://www.foxnews.com/world/2014/12/13/korean-air-flight-at...

Crew in Korean Air nut rage says he was insulted – A Korean Air flight
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Fri Dec 12

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intercst posted to the Political Asylum board. 7:37 PM

Why the Middle-Class can't get ahead

When was the last time you got paid overtime? How about your Dad?

http://www.pbs.org/newshour/making-sense/middle-class-cant-g...

So what’s
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intercst posted to the Political Asylum board. 6:34 PM

Torture Advocates Defend 'Rectal Feeding'

I wouldn't want Gen. Michael Hayden coming near me with anything more medical looking than a Q-tip.

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intercst replied to the Retire Early Liberal Edition board. 12:50 PM

Re: OT: Optimal Retirement Withdrawal Strategies

1poorguy,

But when one factors medical insurance, I don't see how I can stop before 65. Unless we get a huge progressive sweep in 2016 and we get true UHC.

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If you can manage your taxable income to get [more]

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intercst replied to the Retire Early Liberal Edition board. 12:43 PM

Re: What I'd Like To Find...

Jeanwa writes,

Ours is certainly a small town. I think it's too small for you though...and you'd hate the people.

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Here's the Street View from Google. It doesn't look like there are any [more]

Thu Dec 11

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intercst replied to the Retire Early Liberal Edition board. 9:35 PM

Re: Single Payer Healthcare? ...

rayvt writes,

… if and when they pass this tax increase to pay for this socialist wet dream healthcare plan, maybe some of the liberal members of this board will move to VT to cover my share of the tax because I will definitely move to a [more]

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