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  • Date: 10/23/17 8:27 AM
  • Number: 109296
  • Recommendations: 0
"Data released last week suggest Americans’ health is declining and millions of middle-age workers face the prospect of shorter, and less active, retirements than their parents enjoyed.

At the same time that Americans’ life expectancy
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  • Date: 10/23/17 8:26 AM
  • Number: 873249
  • Recommendations: 0
"Data released last week suggest Americans’ health is declining and millions of middle-age workers face the prospect of shorter, and less active, retirements than their parents enjoyed.

At the same time that Americans’ life expectancy
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  • Date: 10/21/17 10:39 PM
  • Number: 85632
  • Recommendations: 0
B&W:"If you don't need the money just transfer securities valued at $8,000 to your taxable account and let it keep earning money for the future when you might need the money."

When you do that, you still owe Uncle Sam
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  • Date: 10/21/17 10:35 PM
  • Number: 85631
  • Recommendations: 2
"This is exactly what I'm referring to. How much is "comfortably above what one needs"? What are people doing percentage-wise to make sure they are in this "comfort" zone? 20%?

Regards,

Ken
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  • Date: 10/21/17 5:45 PM
  • Number: 85611
  • Recommendations: 1
"I suppose that, if one retires with a portfolio such that the 4% is barely able to cover living expenses"...

Living expenses have to include allowances for new/replacement cars....when/if they die, for routine car repairs and
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  • Date: 10/21/17 5:32 PM
  • Number: 85608
  • Recommendations: 0
Part of the problem now is low interest rates ........

You might look at adding REITS to your IRA portfolio. They provide nice income.


Otherwise, SP500 and DOW pay a bit over 2% dividends.....which won't match your
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  • Date: 10/21/17 11:24 AM
  • Number: 900482
  • Recommendations: 0
Magazines will be essentially worthless for resale...other than rare rare issues like the first issue of Playboy Magazine with Marylin Monroe..... the rest are just pulp......

Same for most comics - other than the first issue when Superman,
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  • Date: 10/21/17 11:17 AM
  • Number: 85587
  • Recommendations: 4
"I'm not sure if this has been covered already, but I was wondering, once you retire, you have to worry about inflation and sequence of return risks, etc..., but at what point do you throw in the towel and then go back to work or employ
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  • Date: 10/21/17 9:41 AM
  • Number: 109213
  • Recommendations: 0
"Oh I see but when you REDS bashed Pres Obama for 8 years and questioned if he was born in the US and called him every name in the book that wasn't conservative hate!!!"

No, it wasn't.

Good chance Obama was not
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  • Date: 10/20/17 9:27 PM
  • Number: 85580
  • Recommendations: 0
"I've only seen "double the standard deduction." $24k is for married couples, not singles."


I thought it was about 7K now for singles. Double would be 15K

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"Upping the standard
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