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Sun Apr 5

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utahtea replied to the Living Below Your Means board. 3:05 PM

Re: U-verse vs. Cable

We get AT&T at our door every year and they can't beat the price of Comcast when you compare the internet speeds in our bundle package. I call Comcast and tell them AT&T is wooing me and they always give me a good bundle deal that AT&T [more]

Wed Apr 1

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utahtea replied to the Living Below Your Means board. 3:28 PM

Re: Baby Boomers' Retirement Strategy: Binge Spe

I'm planning to spend as much as I want whenever I want.

Because we have LBOM all our lives....we can now DO THAT! WOOT

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utahtea replied to the Living Below Your Means board. 3:27 PM

Re: Baby Boomers' Retirement Strategy: Binge Spe

There is a reason they force it at a certain age, because a lot of people are frugal and hang on.

Just because they are forced to take it out at age 70 1/2 doesn't mean they will spend it!

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Tue Mar 31

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utahtea replied to the Living Below Your Means board. 2:05 PM

Re: Baby Boomers' Retirement Strategy: Binge Spendin

Their study shows that 28 percent of older Americans took no retirement income from their personal assets -- that includes IRAs, 401(k)s, bank accounts and brokerage accounts. Another one-quarter took 8 percent or more, Varas says. The breakdown [more]

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utahtea replied to the Living Below Your Means board. 5:51 AM

Re: OT? Helping a relative downsize

When my FIL passed away over a year ago he had a lot of old stuff that no one in the family wanted. We had three estate sale people come and give us estimates.

The first one said we would have to pay her to deal with the stuff because there [more]

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utahtea replied to the Credit Cards and Consumer Debt board. 5:35 AM

Re: selling a timeshare

We have been paying the maintenance and RCI fees ever since (about $200/year for me).

Fifi,

You're lucky. The maintenance fees on my FIL's were $835 a year!

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Tue Mar 24

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utahtea replied to the Credit Cards and Consumer Debt board. 5:21 AM

Re: selling a timeshare

<<We couldn't even give away the one we inherited from my FIL...

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I wonder if it would've been easier to just disclaim that part of the inheritance. (Is a partial disclaim even possible?)
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utahtea replied to the Credit Cards and Consumer Debt board. 5:12 AM

Re: selling a timeshare

We couldn't even give away the one we inherited from my FIL...

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I wonder if it would've been easier to just disclaim that part of the inheritance. (Is a partial disclaim even possible?)


DH is the [more]

Fri Mar 20

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utahtea posted to the Aruba's Isle of Revenge board. 11:06 PM

If

If a tree falls on the Isle of Revenge....will anyone hear it?

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Tue Mar 3

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utahtea replied to the Credit Cards and Consumer Debt board. 4:08 PM

Re: dead in here

I've been here for 15 years as well. I started reading TMF posts and articles in 1999; but didn't start posting until 2000.

I've been here for almost 17 years. Back in those days it was slow but nothing like this! I started reading [more]

Fri Feb 27

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utahtea replied to the Credit Cards and Consumer Debt board. 10:05 PM

Re: dead in here

And every post in this thread so far has a Route 66 logo - "Old School Fool"

I noticed that too! I guess us old timers remember the good old days and are die hards!

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Thu Feb 26

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utahtea replied to the Credit Cards and Consumer Debt board. 9:43 PM

Re: dead in here

Or very few new people visiting the Fool.


Seattle Pioneer


Unfortunately I feel this is the case. All TMF boards I frequent have very few posts or are dead. :(

Utahtea

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