Watty wrote:There are lots of pitfalls with a reverse mortage so I would not hurry into one, but it could be a fallback position.
Valuethinker wrote:TFR in the US has dropped sharply relatively recently? It was about 2.1 but my data may be old.
technovelist wrote:Take all of your money and buy a single premium immediate life annuity.
Wildebeest wrote:With people who fell on hard time and retired and have to go back to work to call it, but can not or do not have to work full time semi- retired.
mhc wrote:frugaltype wrote:And stuff that's crucial and the world will end if I lose it, I generally have more than one of. Not refrigerators, of course, but I suspect you aren't ordering those via Prime.
Could you forward me your calendar for when things will break or be lost by a child?
BrandonBogle wrote:I would recommend putting at least fraud alerts on your wife's credit reports. We put freezes on my mom's since the lady tried to open cards and called into some of my mom's credit card companies saying she lost her card and needed a new one at an alternate address.
johng wrote:I decided not to buy a new PC mainly because my existing desktop PC was built to be extremely quiet. To get another super-quiet PC was not going to be cheap.
wanderlust wrote:I recently learned my family is entitled to free health care for life, so am looking at dropping my employer plan.
TimeRunner wrote:Another approach: Sorted out the books so that only a few remain - the rest went to the local library (for accessioning) or library friends group (for fundraising).
LynnC wrote:The other side of this coin, are the telemarketers just trying to make a living and pay their bills.