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sissylue replied to the Living Below Your Means board. 8:35 PM

Re: Interest Rates

I'm almost ashamed to admit that everything that I know about Andrew Jackson is from the Johnny Horton rockabilly song "The Battle of New Orleans". I suspect it might not be historically accurate.

Sun Mar 13

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sissylue replied to the Living Below Your Means board. 12:39 PM

Re: changing economy

Hmmm. Based on your post I am going to assume you have read a book called "Stuffocation". Sad to say (and actually supported in part by a "reading between the lines" of that particular book) I don't think that there is going to be [more]

Mon Mar 7

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sissylue replied to the Living Below Your Means board. 2:34 PM

Re: Help! Coffee Problem!

I use a French Press and sometimes I get a little sloppy when I make my coffee in the morning and I end up with little flecks of ground coffee in my cup. I am ashamed to say I just think of it as bonus caffeine and drink the stuff right down.

Mon Feb 29

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sissylue replied to the Living Below Your Means board. 2:33 PM

Re: Social Security - only pole in the tent?

Oh my goodness me no. Revocable and irrevocable trusts are treated quite differently by the IRS. To repeat - my trust is irrevocable because I have absolutely no desire whatsoever to deal with the tax issues that the assets in a revocable trust would [more]

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sissylue replied to the Living Below Your Means board. 12:22 PM

Re: Social Security - only pole in the tent?

A revocable trust also avoids probate.

Yep but there are tax issues with revocable trusts that I didn't feel like giving the time of day. After 40 years of continuing legal education re Wills, Trusts, Estate Planning and Probate I [more]

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sissylue replied to the Living Below Your Means board. 10:30 AM

Re: Social Security - only pole in the tent?

When she dies, the house will most likely go to the bank to cover the mortgage, as they have the house as collateral, but should there be anything left, that will go to Medicaid to recover their expenses. They will have an automatic lien on the [more]

Sat Feb 27

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sissylue replied to the Living Below Your Means board. 8:08 PM

Re: Social Security - only pole in the tent?

Like AngelMay I can live on my social security. But I think that only works if, when you reach retirement age, you have absolutely no debt, a place to live and relatively good health. If your health goes south, regardless of your health insurance, [more]

Sun Feb 21

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sissylue replied to the Atheist Fools board. 10:14 AM

Re: Turns out

My guess is Rep turnout is high because of the Trump factor, the fight for the future of the Rep party (establishment vs looney tunes), and the frustration of 8 years of Obama in the WH.

I think this is very true and that most [more]

Sat Feb 13

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sissylue replied to the Living Below Your Means board. 4:27 PM

Re: 'Even the bank was surprised'

Oh hell no. Just once, instead of thrifty investing, I want to learn that the sequestered millions were the result of a misspent youth on the Riviera involving international jewel thieves, skullduggery and art forgeries; that the ensuing quiet life [more]

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