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Tue Mar 24


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whyohwhyoh replied to the Retirement Investing board. 11:31 PM

Re: 401k's a failure for many

It's all about PRIORITIES.

Fully agree. The insanity I see with people in debt, yet they still go out to eat, have a cable bill, buy new clothes, etc.

Same with retirement. People go out and buy new cars instead of saving [more]


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whyohwhyoh replied to the Millionaire Fools board. 12:37 PM

Re: Where You Go Is Not Who You'll Be

Interesting topic. I've been an engineering manager for about 6 years, and hired about a dozen new grad mechanical engineers over the years here in the Silicon Valley.

I have found one college (CalPoly) in our area that tends to produce the [more]

Fri Mar 13


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whyohwhyoh replied to the Retirement Investing board. 10:34 AM

Re: Investing in Solar

I'd say my solar panels are a plus to the resale value, small, but is like a small little perk amongst the others in a home. Possible get a few more buyers interested in viewing the property for example.

I installed 6 solar panels (1.4kW [more]

Sat Dec 27


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whyohwhyoh replied to the FIRE Wannabees board. 11:39 AM

Re: FIRE update 2014 "The finale"

I found his Roth conversion ladder interesting as well.

This concept also allows one to dial in their precise income for the year to maximize tax and other benefits available. For example for Obamacare, as you can "select" [more]

Fri Dec 19


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whyohwhyoh posted to the FIRE Wannabees board. 12:31 PM

FIRE update 2014 "The finale"

2014 Update:
Net worth up 15% in 2013. [S&P +12%]

Current Portfolio:
27% Picked Stocks (7% net worth in PFE, BMY ,WMT) (7% company stock, after tax)
32% 401k Mutual Funds (70% S&P500 index fund)
7% [more]

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