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  • Date: 4/21/18 3:28 PM
  • Number: 875618
  • Recommendations: 4
<<But the actual response is something like, "We can't figure out why these terrible things keep happening. Let's keep on going as before and hope that something spontaneously changes." >>


Someone
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  • Date: 4/21/18 3:20 PM
  • Number: 116382
  • Recommendations: 0
<<I've found that a good decision or two can have a much more dramatic economic affect than a lifetime of "hard work".>>


If hard work were enough, we would have a large population of early
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  • Date: 4/20/18 7:01 PM
  • Number: 312147
  • Recommendations: 2
<<Luckily, my credit is good due to on-time payments and long credit history so I don't have to repair my credit. Like anything in life though, you always want to improve something. Hence the question about the credit cards.
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  • Date: 4/20/18 6:54 PM
  • Number: 312146
  • Recommendations: 2
<<Card #1: $4,500 limit (open since 2014)
Card #2: $6,500 limit (open since 2015)
Card #3: $4,000 limit (open since 2011)

Is it best to keep them all open? two? one?

I've seen some sites recommend using at least
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  • Date: 4/20/18 6:50 PM
  • Number: 137201
  • Recommendations: 0
<<Well sure...you can call any non-basement a cop out relative to a basement. Presumably those basement homes would go for more than the non-basement home, right? And presuming some similar percentage profit for the builders, the guys who
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  • Date: 4/20/18 6:46 PM
  • Number: 137200
  • Recommendations: 6
Here's my best crawl space story from my years as a furnace repairman:


I was at a recently built home that was a couple of cuts above average in quality.

I was shown the access to a crawl space near the front of the house,
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  • Date: 4/20/18 6:36 PM
  • Number: 875602
  • Recommendations: 1
<<After reading all those near death experiences and deathbed visions there is a part of me that is looking forward to it.>> c



I'm expecting Art to come and visit all his Fool Friends in the hours after his
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  • Date: 4/20/18 6:33 PM
  • Number: 116365
  • Recommendations: 0
<<Should we (FIRE-types) be proud of ourselves?>>


In my view, no. Because early retirement is the result of choices people may choose to make, some key ones you have identified:

<< Work hard for many
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  • Date: 4/19/18 2:26 PM
  • Number: 875567
  • Recommendations: 1
The baby boomer generation began with an active contempt for adults ---- "don't trust anyone over thirty."


At present, the college class of that generation is imagining that they can live forever.


In a few
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  • Date: 4/18/18 8:48 PM
  • Number: 116322
  • Recommendations: 6
From today's NYT:


<<South Korea Confirms Talks to Formally End War With the North

By CHOE SANG-HUN and JANE PERLEZ

South Korea said it had been in talks with both American and North Korean officials about
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