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by Fire2030
Mon Nov 13, 2017 10:19 am
Forum: Personal Finance (Not Investing)
Topic: Metlaw - Hyatt Legal
Replies: 5
Views: 531

Re: Metlaw - Hyatt Legal

My company also provides this service and this year I signed up to take care of "Will, POA, Health Care Directive". These are fully covered under the plan. I checked with few of my colleagues who used the service and they seemed happy with the lawyers under the plan. Some of them setup trusts as wel...
by Fire2030
Sun Nov 12, 2017 10:48 am
Forum: Personal Finance (Not Investing)
Topic: Paying off Home mortgage, partner doubts?
Replies: 40
Views: 3022

Re: Paying off Home mortgage, partner doubts?

I wish my wife will be open to such discussions :happy I have been debating this question for a while too and the following helped me decide. 1. Keep 1 yrs worth of expenses in cash or equivalent 2. What % of net worth will be tied up in real estate once mortgage is paid off? 3. What will be the inv...
by Fire2030
Wed Oct 25, 2017 8:38 am
Forum: Investing - Theory, News & General
Topic: Observation on Edward Jones
Replies: 21
Views: 4334

Re: Observation on Edward Jones

I am not a proponent of EJ but they do seem to keep their employees happy unlike Big Blue. I see them consistently appear on Fortune list of 100 best employers, usually in the Top 10 too. It might be at the expense of their customers though. :oops: Big Blue, as in IBM? Yes, now I am an Ex-IBMer aft...
by Fire2030
Tue Oct 24, 2017 11:21 am
Forum: Investing - Theory, News & General
Topic: Observation on Edward Jones
Replies: 21
Views: 4334

Re: Observation on Edward Jones

I am not a proponent of EJ but they do seem to keep their employees happy unlike Big Blue. I see them consistently appear on Fortune list of 100 best employers, usually in the Top 10 too.

It might be at the expense of their customers though. :oops:
by Fire2030
Thu Oct 05, 2017 1:20 pm
Forum: Investing - Help with Personal Investments
Topic: Millionaire Next Door (Thank you Bogleheads)
Replies: 81
Views: 11701

Re: Millionaire Next Door (Thank you Bogleheads)

Congratulations !!

Great story , your mum will be proud !! :sharebeer
by Fire2030
Wed Sep 27, 2017 8:30 am
Forum: Personal Finance (Not Investing)
Topic: My boneheaded financial mistakes
Replies: 77
Views: 10270

Re: My boneheaded financial mistakes

mancich wrote: ↑
Wed Sep 27, 2017 4:04 am
Tried to time the market more than once. hint: it doesn't work :beer
+1 :oops:
by Fire2030
Mon Sep 25, 2017 3:16 pm
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: Lifestyle Creep
Replies: 142
Views: 12336

Re: Lifestyle Creep

After resisting for a long time, we now have regular cleaning service and joined Lifetime in lieu of Y.

Adjusted the budget accordingly :mrgreen:

Our Camry's are now 15Yr & 8Yr old...when a major repair pops up on the 15 yr old...will resist to join the SUV club.
by Fire2030
Sat Sep 16, 2017 8:42 pm
Forum: Personal Finance (Not Investing)
Topic: Let's talk about your FI # and family income [Financial Independence]
Replies: 183
Views: 20293

Re: Let's talk about your FI # and family income

Household Income : 250K (up for the last 2 yrs.. hope it stays there for a while :D )
FI# : 2.5M + 320K (2017 $ in 529) (Target Age : 50 )
Retire : 4.0M (Hoping for 60 if not sooner.. depends on Healthcare :) )
by Fire2030
Fri Sep 15, 2017 9:24 am
Forum: Personal Finance (Not Investing)
Topic: Personal Milestone-this is the only place to share
Replies: 21
Views: 2485

Re: Personal Milestone-this is the only place to share

Congratulations!! posts like these are important and keeps me going for my goals :sharebeer
by Fire2030
Thu Jul 20, 2017 2:48 pm
Forum: Investing - Help with Personal Investments
Topic: Paid off the Mortgage!
Replies: 73
Views: 6132

Re: Paid off the Mortgage!

Congratulations!!

I would like to get there soon for the SWAN factor but still trying to figure out how much of the Networth should be tied up in the house.

If you don't mind sharing, what is the Home value to Networth ratio ? New BH and trying to learn :happy