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by AmericaFirst
Wed Jul 12, 2017 3:41 pm
Forum: Personal Finance (Not Investing)
Topic: Do you consider business travel to be a perk or a burden?
Replies: 117
Views: 11226

Re: Do you consider business travel to be a perk or a burden?

Purposefully did not renew passport to avoid assignments requiring international travel.
by AmericaFirst
Thu Jun 29, 2017 12:21 pm
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: How did you handle the costs of your child's wedding?
Replies: 170
Views: 20691

Re: How did you handle the costs of your child's wedding?

rashad3000 wrote:Let me get this right. Parents are expected to pay for college and for weddings for their children?
Paying for kids fancy daycares, private schools, college costs, house down payments, wedding costs, etc. No wonder folks on here think $1+ million is insufficient for retirement.
by AmericaFirst
Sun Jun 11, 2017 7:39 pm
Forum: Personal Finance (Not Investing)
Topic: Share your net worth progression
Replies: 2475
Views: 564443

Re: Share your net worth progression

2001: $10,000 2002: $25,000 2003: $50,000 2004: $80,000 2005: $130,000 2006: $200,000 2007: $280,000 2008: $350,000 2009: $300,000 2010: $350,000 2011: $425,000 2012: $515,000 2013: $600,000 2014: $685,000 2015: $725,000 11/8/2016: $800,000 June 2017: $940,000 Notes: Mommy and Daddy did not pay for ...
by AmericaFirst
Thu Jun 08, 2017 5:29 pm
Forum: Personal Finance (Not Investing)
Topic: Recession Planning
Replies: 35
Views: 4503

Re: Recession Planning

5+ years of living expenses readily available.
by AmericaFirst
Thu Jun 08, 2017 2:30 pm
Forum: Personal Finance (Not Investing)
Topic: Housing is too expensive.
Replies: 49
Views: 9457

Re: Housing is too expensive.

Consider moving to a low cost of living, high quality of life area. There are plenty of them in the Midwest and south.
by AmericaFirst
Tue Jun 06, 2017 10:38 am
Forum: Personal Finance (Not Investing)
Topic: KF's Worst Case Retirement Plan [KlangFool's]
Replies: 313
Views: 49979

Re: KF's Worst Case Retirement Plan [KlangFool's]

$30k per year is more than enough for a comfortable lifestyle.
by AmericaFirst
Sat Jun 03, 2017 12:56 pm
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: Third report from my bike tour from Amsterdam to Passau
Replies: 6
Views: 1250

Re: Third report from my bike tour from Amsterdam to Passau

Excellent! What type of bike are you riding? How do you transport it?
by AmericaFirst
Fri Jun 02, 2017 8:14 pm
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: Favorite Biographies and Memoirs
Replies: 33
Views: 3645

Re: Favorite Biographies and Memoirs

Decision Points by George W. Bush
by AmericaFirst
Fri Jun 02, 2017 7:47 pm
Forum: Personal Finance (Not Investing)
Topic: KF's Worst Case Retirement Plan [KlangFool's]
Replies: 313
Views: 49979

Re: KF's Worst Case Retirement Plan [KlangFool's]

Folks, This is my worst-case retirement scenario. Please review and criticize. 1) Retire at 54 years old with a portfolio of 1 million and the AA of 60/40 2) 300K Mortgage. 6 years into 30 years 3.49% fixed rate mortgage. 3) Taxable/Roth/Tax-deferred 45/10/45 4) Annual expense = 60K with the mortga...
by AmericaFirst
Fri Jun 02, 2017 10:44 am
Forum: Personal Finance (Not Investing)
Topic: New Milestone
Replies: 44
Views: 6238

Re: New Milestone

Congratulations! Are you including an inflated Zestimate for your house?
by AmericaFirst
Fri Jun 02, 2017 9:13 am
Forum: Personal Finance (Not Investing)
Topic: Early Retirement Plan Check, 2 Years out.
Replies: 25
Views: 4775

Re: Early Retirement Plan Check, 2 Years out.

You're in great shape. Enjoy your cabin! Catch some walleye.
by AmericaFirst
Thu Jun 01, 2017 7:40 pm
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: avoiding spam?
Replies: 8
Views: 1018

Re: avoiding spam?

Not having a Facebook account will significantly reduce spam.
by AmericaFirst
Thu Jun 01, 2017 7:06 am
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: Nephews play football - don't want to encourage this
Replies: 45
Views: 5094

Re: Nephews play football - don't want to encourage this

Football camp starts soon for our boys. We can't wait! Nothing beats football season. It's a great, American sport.
by AmericaFirst
Wed May 31, 2017 12:26 pm
Forum: Personal Finance (Not Investing)
Topic: Which debt to pay off first?
Replies: 37
Views: 3965

Re: Which debt to pay off first?

Since you aren't married, focus on paying off your personal debts. Do not pay her debts.