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by manita
Sat Dec 02, 2017 11:09 am
Forum: Personal Finance (Not Investing)
Topic: FIRE [financial independence/retire early]
Replies: 140
Views: 17645

Re: FIRE [financial independence/retire early]

There's lots of great discussion and analysis in the FIRE community about how the 4% "rule" isn't so much a rule as a starting place for one to evaluate one's own circumstances. A site I really like for SWR analyses is Early Retirement Now, which is run by a PHD economist.
by manita
Sat Dec 02, 2017 11:01 am
Forum: Personal Finance (Not Investing)
Topic: PSA: consider pre-paying your property taxes and January mortgage payment
Replies: 25
Views: 3878

Re: PSA: consider pre-paying your property taxes and January mortgage payment

We pay our annual real estate taxes into escrow. We have a payment due in June 2018 that i’d love to make before the end of 2017, and I’m certainly willing to write a check for the amount and send it in directly to the local treasurer. But, does anyone know how that works with the escrow company......
by manita
Sat Dec 02, 2017 10:54 am
Forum: Investing - Theory, News & General
Topic: BH philosophy on restricted stock units and employee stock purchase program?
Replies: 27
Views: 1910

Re: BH philosophy on restricted stock units and employee stock purchase program?

My wife is not quite an insider at her employer, a public company. She's been getting RSUs for the decade she's been there. Selling them would have been a colossal mistake and she's told me to leave them based on what she knows. I'm even kicking myself for liquidating shares to pay the taxes. They'...