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havefunsaving replied to the The Mongoose Chronicles board. 12:13 AM

Re: The Great Turkey Giveaway

I'm in!

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havefunsaving posted to the The Mongoose Chronicles board. 4:09 PM

I feel the need to rant a bit

Hi, all.

Yes, I do (feel the need to rant). But not about the usual topics. If you're not in the mood for ANY rant, you can stop right here, no harm no fowl (oops -- typo... no foul, either). And no fowl were harmed in the typing of this [more]

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havefunsaving replied to the The Mongoose Chronicles board. 3:28 AM

Re: What ARE your retirement goals?

For 20 years now, since my first international trip across the pond (I had been to parts of western Canada and to Ensenada in Baja California as a teenager), I have basically split my discretionary funds between travel and retirement. I could have [more]

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havefunsaving replied to the The Mongoose Chronicles board. 3:07 PM

Re: What ARE your retirement goals?

I haven't seen where they say what percentage of the port they factor in for annual withdrawals, but based on the starting year of retirement for a couple of different scenarios (they give the starting numbers for portfolio, SS payments & [more]

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havefunsaving replied to the The Mongoose Chronicles board. 2:11 AM

Re: What ARE your retirement goals?

Hi Tim,

What I did was figure out what I might need in retirement on an annual basis, working out a budget of X needed for housing, Y needed for food, Z needed for insurance costs, etc., and then went from there. I don't think I ever [more]

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havefunsaving replied to the The Mongoose Chronicles board. 9:00 PM

Re: Favorite Dips

I don't believe the Big Dip opportunities are vanishing: go ahead ZM and you to TSLA, gimme those fat pitches again

I sold some stuff three months ago to go more to cash. I sold out of some things that were such small positions [more]

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havefunsaving replied to the The Mongoose Chronicles board. 9:49 PM

Re: Bean Soup for Beginners

I'm not a huge fan of ham. I do eat it on occasion, and I have had some pretty fantastic ham in my life, but as a general rule, if I have a choice, I'll pick some other meat. Unless I have happened upon that perfect ham, which is cooked to [more]

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havefunsaving replied to the The Mongoose Chronicles board. 12:44 PM

Re: When to say Goodbye

When do you say goodbye? How do you say goodbye? Do you say goodbye? - Rex

Good questions. Existential, one might posit, at least in the world of investing. :o)

To all the wonderful answers you have received, I might [more]

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havefunsaving replied to the The Mongoose Chronicles board. 3:37 AM

Re: We are Minions!

Since it came up, I thought I'd look a little deeper into SIPC.

Here it is from the horse's mouth, so to speak:

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Thu Sep 17

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havefunsaving replied to the The Mongoose Chronicles board. 1:52 AM

Re: We are Minions!

likely a dodo question but don't people diversify their brokerages for SIPC purposes? - Smurfdogg

I don't think it's a dodo question.

I have done it. Just on the off chance that something goes awry, or some [more]

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Mon Jul 27

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havefunsaving replied to the The Mongoose Chronicles board. 5:15 PM

Re: Just checking in!

Tim,

I hope all is well in your neck of the woods. I'm still hangin' in there. Continuing with about 52% cash, letting the rest ride for now.

My high-water mark was July 20. Today's upside was a pleasant time in the sun. [more]

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havefunsaving replied to the The Mongoose Chronicles board. 2:06 PM

Re: Okay, here's the thing...

Dan,

Now who's reading whose mind!! (And thanks for the very kind words and advice.)

Don't forget, K, just because you're retired does not mean that you can't continue to invest and build wealth. We can't all [more]

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