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thebobdog replied to the Retirement Investing board. 11:55 AM

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

Anyone who has to sell their services via these bribes is either so new that they have no client base or so bad that no one will refer them. I confess, I've never been to one of these dinners though, having the impression they were more about [more]

Sat Mar 1

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thebobdog replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 9:42 PM

Re: 2000 Russian troops land in Crimea

Obama calls Kremlin hotline to condemn Putin for 'clear violation' of national sovereignty

I wonder if they were polite enough to hang up the phone before laughing.

Fri Feb 21

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thebobdog replied to the Retire Early CampFIRE board. 9:18 PM

Re: It's all coming back to me....

Great to hear it! Congratulations on doing well on the practice exam. What's the passing score on the real deal? I aimed for at least 10 points over the passing score on my practice tests for my FINRA exams.

The parts of the review that [more]

Mon Feb 17

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thebobdog replied to the Retire Early CampFIRE board. 10:31 PM

Re: Is the F-35 Worth It?

Of course, there is also this problem:

http://www.duffelblog.com/2014/02/f35-delays-sentience/

The program is having some issues.

Bob

Thu Feb 13

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thebobdog replied to the Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. board. 9:36 PM

Re: A Worker Explains Why Service Is Horrible

Not to dismiss this or anything, but that essentially describes how payroll is determined in every chain I'm familiar with. Though I would point out that it is based on the week of the fiscal year and Mondays are compared to Mondays, etc. Not Feb. [more]

Wed Feb 12

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thebobdog replied to the Retire Early CampFIRE board. 9:04 PM

Re: Foreign food

With regard to Chinese food, we often wondered what the Chinese were ordering in the restaurants that we frequented in Chinatown, New York City. We always ordered the same thing, chicken or beef with broccoli yet when the waiters went by with [more]

Fri Jan 24

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thebobdog replied to the Retire Early CampFIRE board. 12:38 AM

Re: Sodas may be poisoning you

I don't know if it was the caffeine I was addicted to or the carbonation or the artificial sweetener (aspartame)

IT was the caffeine. My college roommate kept kosher and I learned to dread the first couple of days of Passover if he [more]

Wed Jan 22

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thebobdog replied to the Retire Early CampFIRE board. 10:25 PM

Re: long term care insurance

I hate to muddy the waters, but there are way too many variables to give you a yes or no, or even a relevant pros and cons.

From personal experience, I would not discount cognitive impairment even with her advanced age. My just-deceased [more]

Tue Jan 21

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thebobdog replied to the Retirement Investing board. 7:09 PM

Re: Cancel Cable TV and Retire Early?

PS - And we haven't begun to talk about what that $100k will actually buy 30 years from now.

My guess is a month of cable TV.

Bob

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