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  • Date: 8/27/16 11:25 PM
  • Number: 87178
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And for satire. Probably the best news we can find, in these strange times. ;-)

  • Date: 8/27/16 6:00 PM
  • Number: 87164
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Thanks for the tip, workwayless. I had wondered about that option, too. I also like your idea of using an insurance broker/agent to help me scour for potential insurers. If it helps me get needed coverage in a non-PPACA market, I'd be happy
  • Date: 8/27/16 1:35 PM
  • Number: 87142
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Thanks, 1poorguy. Yes: I've tried various calculators (including this one), I've talked with a number of financial planners, and I've run different scenarios with differing AWR figures. I live in a low cost-of-living area (Indiana),
  • Date: 8/27/16 12:54 PM
  • Number: 87138
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Thanks, Jerry. Paradoxically, personal health is also my biggest motivator **for RE. I do understand the cost imperatives (for higher education as well as health care; I'm a college educator), but I've never been cut out for the Type-A
  • Date: 8/27/16 10:55 AM
  • Number: 2098697
  • Recommendations: 1
"Trump will love these numbers. He'll say it proves the 'ferners' are afraid of him."

...and he will be right!

He will, eh? Ah, American exceptionalism at its finest.
  • Date: 8/27/16 10:47 AM
  • Number: 87125
  • Recommendations: 2
"If you think having 1 million at age 53 with a 17 year old child ready to start college gives enough to retire I think you might want to re-think that idea.

Unless you are planning on having no funds at 67 when you retire and will be
  • Date: 8/26/16 3:36 PM
  • Number: 87092
  • Recommendations: 0
Good afternoon, all. I'm curious who has thoughts/projections about the future of the Affordable Care Act. (I realize the picture may be less fuzzy after early November.) Is the PPACA likely to survive a Trump presidency? Under Clinton,
  • Date: 6/29/16 2:32 PM
  • Number: 84764
  • Recommendations: 6
"I call BS. I spend too much time on TMF and Facebook. I suppose this counts as at least quasi-social."

Facebook, TMF, Twitter, etc are places where lots of people go to tell thousands of total strangers that they are an
  • Date: 6/21/16 9:15 PM
  • Number: 84427
  • Recommendations: 4
Persuasion-by-utter-petulance, sw? Interesting technique....

Every reputable scientific study (and there are oodles of them) shows that democratic socialist regimes, particularly in Western Europe, fare better than the United States on a
  • Date: 6/16/16 5:19 PM
  • Number: 84097
  • Recommendations: 7

For those who prefer to make intellectual arguments rooted in *context, not cherry-picked to create the impression that one's political antagonists are imbeciles....

Here, courtesy of Politico, is a fuller exposition of
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