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Take me back to where I was.
  • Date: 9/2/14 1:45 AM
  • Number: 75663
  • Recommendations: 4
CCinOC analyzes,

~ I see Social Security as vulnerable. When the pols' backs are against the wall, who knows what they're capable of.

~ I'm approaching retirement and I can't afford to lose any money, let alone a 20-40%

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  • Date: 9/1/14 4:26 PM
  • Number: 59853
  • Recommendations: 2
Labor Day is one of the few spots on the calendar where the Early Retired envy the working since it's usually a paid day off for most folks.

intercst
  • Date: 8/31/14 2:40 PM
  • Number: 75646
  • Recommendations: 19
Here's the real deal on Obamacare and estate recovery:

If you're a multi-millionaire who legally managed to minimize investment income and qualify for free Medicaid, the Gov't will try to recover the benefits paid. But they're not going to
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  • Date: 8/31/14 4:03 AM
  • Number: 75643
  • Recommendations: 1
pauleckler writes,

Experts continue to tell us to expect lower returns for the near future, but it looks like VFINX will return at least 25% this year. That seems excellent compared to the 8% people keep talking about for planning
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  • Date: 8/31/14 3:22 AM
  • Number: 59833
  • Recommendations: 2
Interesting chronicle of the demise of the passenger pigeon.

http://www.newyorker.com/tech/elements/century-extinction

The passenger pigeon was once the

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  • Date: 8/31/14 1:08 AM
  • Number: 457613
  • Recommendations: 17
AdvocatusDiaboli writes,

And who's to blame? I'd say fee-for-service in the healthcare sector is a guarantee of cost-inefficiency, in particular if combined with third-party payors.

Exactly!

Even if you had a
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  • Date: 8/30/14 3:05 PM
  • Number: 59821
  • Recommendations: 4
Interesting story on the first people to inhabit the Arctic.


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  • Date: 8/29/14 2:55 PM
  • Number: 1957008
  • Recommendations: 20
Ex-Senator Dufus speaks -- and apparently doesn't realize that Romneycare is Obamacare.


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  • Date: 8/28/14 3:31 PM
  • Number: 59789
  • Recommendations: 1
  • Date: 8/28/14 3:38 AM
  • Number: 75616
  • Recommendations: 3
Rayvt writes,

Capital gains are more tax efficient than dividends, though, in a taxable account.

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Amen.

I've never been much of a dividend investor for that reason. I much prefer to take my
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