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Mon Sep 15

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zol replied to the An Open Letter board. 8:06 PM

Re: An Open Letter

I was then told it didn't make any difference I couldn't get a replacement key without his power or attorney. I restrained the urge to explain that in Texas a power of attorney ceases to have any validity/legal effect upon the death of the [more]

Sun Sep 14

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zol posted to the Living Below Your Means board. 9:57 PM

Six-figure salary is not a lot of money

I couldn't help to think of all of you when I read this blog:
Why A Six-Figure Salary No Longer Means You’re Rich
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Thu Sep 4

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zol replied to the Retirement Investing board. 5:50 PM

Re: More "Stupid" Draw Down Questions

If we take advantage of the rule of 55 for our 401K, is there a max amount of time we can leave the funds in the account before draw down? For example, if DH quits at 55, he has the option to take the funds, but assuming that we can keep the 401K [more]

Wed Sep 3

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zol replied to the Retirement Investing board. 7:51 PM

Re: Retirement Planning Advise

zol: "I had an AHA! moment earlier this year when thinking about retiring early. Before worrying about how much I'll pay on taxes I have to worry about where I will get money if I retired tomorrow. Would I have enough in taxable accounts to [more]

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zol replied to the Retirement Investing board. 9:33 AM

Re: Retirement Planning Advise

I've been following this thread with great interest as I'm in the final years of accumulation prior to retiring early (anytime between tomorrow and 6 years from 11/1/14 as I find myself saying more and more often). I thought I was doing the right [more]

Fri Aug 29

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zol replied to the Retirement Investing board. 4:40 PM

Re: Am I saving too much in retirement accounts?

I think it's great that you are thinking about this now. To find out how to balance contributions you will need to make a projection into the future at various ages. How much $ will you need when you retire @ 45? or @ 50? Remember to account for [more]

Mon Aug 18

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zol replied to the Paying For College board. 7:21 PM

Re: College Planning Class

I went to the college planning class and I'm glad I did. I actually wished my kids and spouse were there too. They gave us a boatload of information regarding the academic and financial positioning of the student. Some highlights:

Academic [more]

Fri Jul 25

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zol replied to the Mechanical Investing board. 6:57 PM

Re: MI, friction, and a growing portfolio

I've been following this group for a long time and have learned a lot (thank you, thank you, thank you). For some reason, some things don't sink in well until you put them into practice. So, I'll share some of my experiences in case someone else is [more]

Sun Jul 13

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zol replied to the Paying For College board. 12:55 PM

Re: College Planning Class

Thanks for the heads up! I signed up and plan to attend. I'll report back what I learn.

- zol

Sat Jul 12

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zol posted to the Paying For College board. 7:55 PM

College Planning Class

We just received direct mail inviting us to the college planning class offered by http://www.freecollegeplanning.org
They claim to be a non-profit organization and say the presenters are affiliated [more]

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