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Wed May 25

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whyohwhyoh replied to the FIRE Wannabees board. 2:48 PM

Re: Am I going about this right?

plan to convert 20-30k into a Roth account this year from my 401k with little tax or penalty hit.
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How do you achieve that?


For a family of 4 the first ~$28,800 is taxed at 0% by the federal government. So yes, a very [more]

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whyohwhyoh replied to the FIRE Wannabees board. 9:49 AM

Re: Am I going about this right?

"old man" retirement fund. This consists of a couple 401k... I figure I will need about 10 years of expenses covered.

Roth conversion ladders are an intriguing method to more easily access 401k funds that requires only 5 [more]

Sun May 22

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whyohwhyoh replied to the Retire Early CampFIRE board. 3:56 AM

Re: My Trump VP wishlist

And in 2016, we're being offered two of the most leftist candidates ever.

I'd say George Bush's supreme court nomination was way more liberal than anyone on Trump's published list.

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I believe the key is to maintain
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Sat May 21

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whyohwhyoh replied to the Retire Early CampFIRE board. 2:54 PM

Re: My Trump VP wishlist

1.)John Kasich

Kasich has already stated "zero chance" to be Trump's VP...

Of those that actually would be willing, I think Trump will select Scott Brown... a move towards moderation... with the goal of winning the [more]

Tue May 17

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whyohwhyoh replied to the Retirement Investing board. 4:24 AM

Re: Peer Street

It is quite intriguing. I recently opened an account, but haven't invested yet. Plan to put in 10-20k to give it a go.

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Fri May 13

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whyohwhyoh replied to the Retirement Investing board. 9:21 AM

Re: Four tax-efficient strategies in retirement ?

Here is a quite detailed article on optimizing for the Obamacare tax.

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Sat Jan 30

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whyohwhyoh replied to the FIRE Wannabees board. 4:36 PM

Re: FIRE update 2014 "The finale"

No end of year financial update yet, as I haven't had the urge to count up our net worth yet. I know that not much has changed, except that the housing market did continue to grow during 2015 in the Silicon Valley, which affects both net worth, and a [more]

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