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by Seqfish
Sat Jul 21, 2018 10:13 am
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: Ashley furniture experience? 2000 dollars for 13x8x8 sectional
Replies: 40
Views: 4873

Re: Ashley furniture experience? 2000 dollars for 13x8x8 sectional

Had a chair delivered from Ashley and found that one of the legs was not bolted in properly. Ashley arranged for their repairman to visit my home to repair the item. On repair day I took a day off from work to await the fellow. He never showed up. I called Ashley to find out why and they told me the...
by Seqfish
Wed Nov 29, 2017 11:55 am
Forum: US Chapters
Topic: Roll Call for the Retirement Class of 2018!
Replies: 384
Views: 75201

Re: Roll Call for the Retirement Class of 2018!

Me! Me! Me! Me! Me! Me! Me! Me! Me! Me!
3/3/2018 @ 62. My work ethic seems to be suffering a bit...
by Seqfish
Thu Oct 19, 2017 11:49 am
Forum: Personal Investments
Topic: TSP to Vanguard?
Replies: 128
Views: 25128

Re: TSP to Vanguard?

Thanks for the feedback. Maybe I should adjust my thinking. I had envisioned G as my primary FI investment in retirement, but perhaps I should consider using F instead. retiredjg - it wasn't easy to find but I think (at least in 2016) TSP had ~500 billion in assets and ~44% of that total was in G fu...
by Seqfish
Thu Oct 19, 2017 10:09 am
Forum: Personal Investments
Topic: TSP to Vanguard?
Replies: 128
Views: 25128

Re: TSP to Vanguard?

In reference to Oncorhynchus's comment above - the House has passed a budget resolution that contains the following language regarding savings that could be obtained by shrinking the return of the G fund... (via My Federal Retirement) The resolution "assumes savings by correctly aligning the rate of...
by Seqfish
Fri Aug 25, 2017 2:23 pm
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: Ramp for a dog to get into a SUV
Replies: 13
Views: 1646

Re: Ramp for a dog to get into a SUV

We bought a tri-folding ramp from Pet Gear. Its rated for a couple hundred pounds and is built well. Its large enough for our 65 lb aussie to hide under it when we want to get him in the truck.
by Seqfish
Fri Aug 18, 2017 12:48 pm
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: Non-fiction bucket list
Replies: 116
Views: 15300

Re: Non-fiction bucket list

+1 for Fatal Shore

West with the Night - an autobiography of Beryl Markham's upbringing in East Africa and experiences as a pioneering aviatrix and bush pilot. She was a beautiful writer.
by Seqfish
Thu May 18, 2017 11:50 am
Forum: Investing - Theory, News & General
Topic: For those with $500k-$1m in investments...
Replies: 138
Views: 17915

Re: For those with $500k-$1m in investments...

45% taxable, primarily due to an inheritance.
by Seqfish
Fri Apr 07, 2017 8:54 am
Forum: Personal Finance (Not Investing)
Topic: Improving the TSP [for current participants]
Replies: 419
Views: 65394

More TSP flexibility?

Sounds useful... but still only a proposal.

http://wapo.st/2o24QOY?tid=ss_mail