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by Goodman888
Thu May 06, 2010 11:00 pm
Forum: Investing - Theory, News & General
Topic: Retirees - Help With Forbes Column
Replies: 59
Views: 10240

RETIREES - Help with Forbes column

Mel, I retired end of Feb 2010 and am going through the transition. On the one hand it is a very good feeling to be retired and not having to think about work and the pressures that come with it and be free to do the things I want or need to do. On the other hand there are so many issues to tackle s...
by Goodman888
Sat Jan 02, 2010 4:03 am
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: 2010 BOGLEHEAD CONTEST REGISTRATION
Replies: 284
Views: 31580

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by Goodman888
Tue Dec 15, 2009 11:41 am
Forum: Investing - Help with Personal Investments
Topic: Roth IRA Conversions and Taxes
Replies: 3
Views: 996

Thanks for the very informative response and explanations. It is truly appreciated as it willl help me with my decision on Roth IRA and retirement planning.
by Goodman888
Tue Dec 15, 2009 3:23 am
Forum: Investing - Help with Personal Investments
Topic: Roth IRA Conversions and Taxes
Replies: 3
Views: 996

Roth IRA Conversions and Taxes

In 2010 I plan to retire at age 67 and rollover a portion of my TSP (all savings before tax) into a new Roth IRA. I have large capital gains loss carryover from prior years (both Short Term and Long term). 1. Would I be able to use these carryover losses to offset the amount of rollover? 2. Is the r...
by Goodman888
Sun Sep 06, 2009 2:32 pm
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: moving or retiring in hawaii
Replies: 46
Views: 9913

Mathwiz, you may want to check an article in Forbes Magazine (21 May 09) which includes Honolulu as in the top five cities to grow old. Also you have asked for "what issues" but you have not been open minded as to also ask what are the "favorable" things (perhaps you already know...
by Goodman888
Mon Aug 24, 2009 1:55 am
Forum: Investing - Theory, News & General
Topic: Got a Question for the Experts? Q&A at Bogleheads 8
Replies: 37
Views: 6163

Where is the dollar headed and should the US governement influence its direction?
by Goodman888
Sun Aug 23, 2009 9:52 pm
Forum: Investing - Theory, News & General
Topic: The Decumulation Phase
Replies: 138
Views: 59667

Jim, you are certainly a generous person and thank you for the opportunity to read and take your advice on retirement planning. I plan to retire within the next year and will read your book and hope to find good advice on what to do with my retirement savings. There is so much information that one c...