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workwayless replied to the Retire Early Liberal Edition board. 10:32 PM

Re: Daily Precip in Phoenix area

I live southeast of Phoenix and we did get > 5 inches of rain in my neighborhood. Lived here for most of my life and haven't experienced anything like this before.

Wed Aug 27

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workwayless posted to the Retire Early Liberal Edition board. 7:45 PM

3% the new 4% SWR????

...Nope, I'm not buying it either.

Intercst, finally got around to reading your REHP article about the guy who claims 3% is the new SWR.


As you noted, his proposed SWR is lower due to 1% fee drag. However think there is [more]

Mon Aug 25

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workwayless replied to the Retire Early Liberal Edition board. 7:34 PM

Re: Getting Rich After Age 50

No it is not easier to get rich after fifty. Most folks are approaching end game in their ability to earn capital and would have to take huge risks to reach goals by investing.


Also noted that the article says the author is a 49 [more]

Sat Aug 23

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workwayless replied to the Living Below Your Means board. 9:10 AM

Re: walkman

I also recommend iPod Nano..try getting one used on either eBay or Amazon. Fifth generation was the first one with FM radio..

This way your guy can also listen to podcasts.

Sat Aug 2

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workwayless replied to the Retire Early Liberal Edition board. 5:05 PM

Re: LTC Insurance

I plan to pay LTC from my investments.

LTC insurance has the same problem as annuities-- the insurance company could go out of business before you can use it.


And since I 'm planning 1.5 - 2% as post retirement withdrawal [more]

Fri Jul 18

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workwayless posted to the Retire Well on Less board. 9:29 AM

Dress well for less

http://refashionista.net

This is a blog by a woman who wanted to wear the latest fashion but she was broke. She also didn't like the labor practices of clothing manufacturers. So she goes to thrift [more]

Thu Jul 17

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workwayless replied to the Retire Early Liberal Edition board. 10:38 AM

Re: Almond milk: COSTS / benefits

No doubt that almonds are more nutritious than almond milk. But you can't pour almonds on your morning cup of tea :-)

Mon Jul 7

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workwayless posted to the Retire Early Liberal Edition board. 12:53 PM

Longevity annuity- RMD exclusion

http://www.forbes.com/sites/ashleaebeling/2014/07/01/treasur...

Treasury has changed rules to exclude >$125k [more]

Fri Jun 20

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workwayless replied to the Living Below Your Means board. 8:47 PM

Re: LBYM news sources

have an iPad and I have a dickens of a time trying to listen to live streamed NPR. The app they have is totally useless, only for a limited amount of podcasts.

Unless there is a better way?


If you have an iPad, iTunes is [more]

Tue Jun 17

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workwayless replied to the Living Below Your Means board. 6:45 PM

Re: LBYM news sources

Here some LBYM news sources which I have tried:

1) Listen to NPR online or download podcasts

2) read USA Today online for free


3) Network News shows (CBS/ABC/NBC) are available at their websites; you can access some [more]

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workwayless replied to the Retire Early Liberal Edition board. 12:05 PM

Re: American Exceptionalism

Yes it is true that Australians do have to pay for a portion of college education ( government typically subsidizes 60% of the cost). And they have ability to defer payment until they start drawing a decent wage ($49k).

Contrast that folks [more]

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workwayless replied to the Retire Early Liberal Edition board. 9:52 AM

Re: American Exceptionalism

In addition to real estate, another possible reason for low median net worth in US as compared to the other countries: burden of high individual health care costs.

For example Australians have government provided health care --there only [more]

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