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zenbro replied to the Retire Early Liberal Edition board. 3 hours ago

Re: Latest news on exercise

"All true. I know a sea of people, all lifelong jocks, joggers, gym rats et al, who by their 40s and 50s had had knees and hips replaced and spinal surgeries not to mention bursitis, arthritis etc etc."

Life long jock here :-) I am [more]

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zenbro replied to the Retire Early Liberal Edition board. 3 hours ago

Re: Playing the Woman Card

"Women have an apparently unlimited agenda of special right and privileges they want, just like homosexuals."

You're just stirring the pot, right ???

In your real, not online, life do you make statements like this ???

Tue Apr 19

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zenbro replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 5:48 PM

Re: Carnival Corp threatens to cancel Cuba cruis

"If I were one of those people prone to lecturing which I am not, suggest that if all y'all took 0.5% of your military budgets and instead of waving your over priced military around used it for the State Dept to try diplomacy ... but of course I [more]

Sat Apr 16

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zenbro replied to the Retire Early Liberal Edition board. 8:15 AM

Re: Many Don't Enjoy Retirement...

great thread, love reading about retirement lifestyles !

I plan on being in the workforce for 2 more years, and I do not expect to have any problems adjusting to the lack of work structure. I work for a huge company, with all of the [more]

Mon Apr 11

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zenbro posted to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 11:29 AM

Another Pro dividend vs buyback

http://www.bloombergview.com/articles/2016-04-11/dividends-a...

I know some smart people on this board prefer buybacks, I am pro [more]

Sat Apr 9

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zenbro replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 11:06 AM

Re: Bonds, stocks, Janet & TINA

good article, thanks for posting it. his article on holding cash was also very good. he is a good writer to follow !

Thu Apr 7

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zenbro replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 5:53 AM

Re: Uberization of Lawn Care

"This now almost past winter was a relatively easy one compared to last year when they probably lost money in the worst ice and snow winter anyone can remember. There is nothing like having two meter deep snow banks followed by a heavy rain [more]

Mon Apr 4

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zenbro replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 6:43 PM

Re: My pension fund

thanks for posting, I am really interested in how current retiree's are dealing with the low rate environment.

I hope to retire in 2 years. I can have a monthly pension, or take a buyout, leaning toward the pension. Will have a 401k to draw [more]

Sat Apr 2

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zenbro replied to the Retired Fools board. 10:01 PM

Re: Exposure to Stocks in Retirement

great thread !

bonds act as ballast, or shock absorbers, to dampen out all the the ups and downs that occur. So all of the older retirees that are 75-95% in equities, how did you handle the 2008 meltdown ? Did you have the same allocation [more]

Thu Mar 31

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zenbro replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 9:48 PM

Re: San Bernardino Pensioners crush bondholders

this is a great thread ! macro to the nth degree, this is a problem that many cities are going to have to grip on. no easy answers, somebody is going to get hurt, and so far it looks like it is not a real safe option to be holding muni's. which leads [more]

Sun Mar 27

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zenbro replied to the Retirement Investing board. 9:58 PM

Re: Just curious .. anyone interested

goofnoff, I love reading the opposing views that you and Rayvt have !
Like reading people from opposing sides hash things out !
I have no idea who is right or wrong, or if there even is a right or wrong, but Good Job ! to both of you.

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zenbro replied to the Retirement Investing board. 9:52 PM

Re: Just curious .. anyone interested

RayVT, Amen to everything you said !

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zenbro replied to the Retirement Investing board. 12:06 PM

Re: Just curious .. anyone interested

thank you, goofnoff, that is a clear explanation.

I need to do a whole lot more reading on it, but it sounds interesting.
Just googling it gets me to some links for further reading.

How has this worked out for you, and do you [more]

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zenbro replied to the Retirement Investing board. 10:10 AM

Re: Just curious .. anyone interested

I've never used options, how do they work for you ? Do you have a good link of a source that you trust that I could read use to up on this them ?

After watching The Big Short last night, I guess the first question that comes to mind is: how [more]

Fri Mar 25

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zenbro replied to the Retire Early Liberal Edition board. 6:31 PM

Re: Almost on the top of the world

"Snow is piled high and people get around on skis, sled like coveyance with a seat, skis and a dog pulling you, cars and bikes of course. We rode in a hybrid bus in Tromso which had a place to put your skis."

I am an avid cross [more]

Thu Mar 24

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zenbro replied to the Retire Early Liberal Edition board. 2:12 PM

Re: This is AMAZING!

The author she interviewed also pointed out that even though he was from a wealthy home, Ryan received Social Security payments as a high school and college student, even though he obviously didn't need the [more]

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zenbro replied to the Retire Early Liberal Edition board. 10:33 AM

Re: This is AMAZING!

"Well, Paul Ryan was a "Taker" himself as a teenager:

"After his father's death, Ryan received Social Security survivors benefits until his 18th birthday, which were saved for his college education" [more]

Tue Mar 22

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zenbro replied to the Free For All Economics board. 3:54 PM

Re: Alan Greenspan: Very Bearish

"On whether he is optimistic going forward, Greenspan said: “No. I haven’t been for quite a while. And I won’t be until we can resolve the entitlement programs. Nobody wants to touch it. And that is gradually crowding out capital investment, and [more]

Sat Mar 19

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zenbro replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 10:53 AM

Re: OT My journey out of hell

Great article and pictures, but wow, that is heart breaking that an 8 year old is seeing that kind of stuff on a regular basis.

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