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by Okievester
Wed Aug 22, 2018 8:46 pm
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: Alexa for seniors, especially blind or low vision
Replies: 13
Views: 1177

Re: Alexa for seniors, especially blind or low vision

There is a version of Alexa that might work out for this.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YvT_gqs5ETk
by Okievester
Sun Jan 28, 2018 11:02 am
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: Do we need an emergency supplies kit (go bag)?
Replies: 65
Views: 6320

Re: Do we need an emergency supplies kit (go bag)?

A lot of good information and strategies here. There are any number of reasons why you might need to evacuate your home fairly quickly. What I did was make a list of the few items that I would want in an emergency as well as the items I wouldn't want to lose. That gives me some peace of mind in know...
by Okievester
Mon Jan 08, 2018 10:20 pm
Forum: Investing - Theory, News & General
Topic: Year 2000 retirees using the '4% rule' - Where are they now?
Replies: 363
Views: 44539

Re: Year 2000 retirees using the '4% rule' - Where are they now?

i actually think i would have panicking in 2003 with the inflation adjusted value of the portfolio down to about $635 k after only 3 years. Exactly. Thanks to this forum it's gotten easy to ignore the "this time it's different" hype on the upside. However, I vividly recall the drop in 2009 and it's...
by Okievester
Sun Dec 03, 2017 12:49 pm
Forum: Investing - Help with Personal Investments
Topic: Want to sell my Bitcoin, but when?
Replies: 90
Views: 10066

Re: Want to sell my Bitcoin, but when?

I'm in nearly the exact same boat. I bought mine last March as basically a lottery ticket (using a tiny percentage of my portfolio that I was perfectly willing to risk). My thought being that I'd hate to have missed out on the "opportunity of a lifetime" when the entry point was fairly modest. What ...