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  Topic: FIREcalc
karma

Replies: 13
Views: 7129

PostForum: FIRE Board   Posted: Tue Mar 22, 2005 4:54 pm   Subject: FIREcalc
I may give this dory calculator a try. Something simple is good to try and entice people to FIRE. I don't suppose the "tool" is explicit enough for anyone to use. If it is, I'd try that, too ...
  Topic: Community
karma

Replies: 7
Views: 5023

PostForum: Town Center   Posted: Sat Mar 12, 2005 6:24 am   Subject: Community
I think the FIRE forum has the potential to be healthy if certain jihads were kept off it. If there are going to be fusses, leave them at the Town Center (though I think the recent personal attacks ar ...
  Topic: What to do?
karma

Replies: 4
Views: 3293

PostForum: FIRE Board   Posted: Tue Mar 01, 2005 8:22 am   Subject:
Greetings, arrete. Too bad that your entry here was spoiled by ill-feeling. I've been harassed a few times myself. Confused

My favorite way to remind myself of the joys of retirement is to go to the gro ...
  Topic: Rewarding Retirement
karma

Replies: 4
Views: 3314

PostForum: FIRE Board   Posted: Sun Feb 27, 2005 8:09 am   Subject: Rewarding Retirement
Many people wonder what they will do with their time if they retire early. Most of us have a nice long list to things to do - most of which we will never get to. Enjoying our retirement is what matt ...
  Topic: Getting to Enough
karma

Replies: 8
Views: 4658

PostForum: FIRE Board   Posted: Thu Feb 10, 2005 9:08 am   Subject: Getting to Enough
Healthcare insurance is definitely the big unknown. It is certainly something you should get smart on way ahead of retiring. Even with HIPAA (Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act) in ef ...
  Topic: Getting to Enough
karma

Replies: 8
Views: 4658

PostForum: FIRE Board   Posted: Mon Feb 07, 2005 12:50 pm   Subject: Getting to Enough
To me it IS a scary thought to have to live of my investments only. Having the 2 apartments take some of that fear out of the equation but when the day come ...
  Topic: Getting to Enough
karma

Replies: 8
Views: 4658

PostForum: FIRE Board   Posted: Mon Feb 07, 2005 4:51 am   Subject: Getting to Enough
What does it take to FIRE? I'm going to concentrate on the analysis here :)and I'm only going to talk about my own experience, because everybody's situation is different. I hope others add on ab ...
  Topic: Goals in Retirement
karma

Replies: 24
Views: 11349

PostForum: FIRE Board   Posted: Sun Feb 06, 2005 3:24 pm   Subject: Goals in Retirement
Work! I would stop work!

See - being retired 6+ years, I forgot the most important activity to cross off y ...
  Topic: Goals in Retirement
karma

Replies: 24
Views: 11349

PostForum: FIRE Board   Posted: Sun Feb 06, 2005 1:35 pm   Subject: Goals in Retirement
It seems to me that besides a Leisure/Activity tree, some kind of list for activities you want to stop would be good. You can get overwhelmed while retired just as you do when working. Maybe listing e ...
  Topic: Goals in Retirement
karma

Replies: 24
Views: 11349

PostForum: FIRE Board   Posted: Sat Feb 05, 2005 12:36 pm   Subject: Goals in Retirement
karma - it is now fixed so my Activity Tree should be showing
  Topic: Goals in Retirement
karma

Replies: 24
Views: 11349

PostForum: FIRE Board   Posted: Sat Feb 05, 2005 11:01 am   Subject: Goals in Retirement
Bad news. I don't see anything!

I looked on my husbands computer without logging in to the board, and I could still s ...
  Topic: Goals in Retirement
karma

Replies: 24
Views: 11349

PostForum: FIRE Board   Posted: Sat Feb 05, 2005 10:42 am   Subject: Goals in Retirement
Told you I'd be dangerous if I learned how to do this. My updated tree - except I called it an Activity Tree. I made it in Powerpoint, saved it as a jpeg.


karma - I edited this page, so the foll ...
  Topic: Goals in Retirement
karma

Replies: 24
Views: 11349

PostForum: FIRE Board   Posted: Fri Feb 04, 2005 6:33 pm   Subject: Goals in Retirement
:oops:Thank you for your kind words, Petey. Though I can do the math and do like spreadsheets, I am more interested in the nuances of the types of people who want to retire early, including successful ...
  Topic: Goals in Retirement
karma

Replies: 24
Views: 11349

PostForum: FIRE Board   Posted: Fri Feb 04, 2005 12:47 pm   Subject: Goals in Retirement
For that I would think it better to take vacation time in order to spend more time on your activities and live a little like you are FIREd. I would even go ...
  Topic: Goals in Retirement
karma

Replies: 24
Views: 11349

PostForum: FIRE Board   Posted: Fri Feb 04, 2005 12:03 pm   Subject: Goals in Retirement
Here ya go! I just had to help.
Thanks to you, too, ES. Smile If gummy hadn't done whatever he did, I would ha ...
  Topic: Goals in Retirement
karma

Replies: 24
Views: 11349

PostForum: FIRE Board   Posted: Fri Feb 04, 2005 9:06 am   Subject: Goals in Retirement
It has been mentioned that in retirement most people will probably continue with old activities plus add some new. Ernie Zelinski developed what he calls a Leisure Tree to help a person find out what ...
  Topic: How I spend my post-FIRE time
karma

Replies: 70
Views: 23367

PostForum: FIRE Board   Posted: Fri Feb 04, 2005 7:32 am   Subject: How I spend my post-FIRE time
Exclamation
  Topic: How I spend my post-FIRE time
karma

Replies: 70
Views: 23367

PostForum: FIRE Board   Posted: Fri Feb 04, 2005 6:58 am   Subject: How I spend my post-FIRE time
:oops:Thanks for putting in the URL, ES. You'd think in umpteen years on message boards I would have thought of that. And none too soon! Looks like more rot has appeared.

karma
  Topic: How I spend my post-FIRE time
karma

Replies: 70
Views: 23367

PostForum: FIRE Board   Posted: Fri Feb 04, 2005 4:42 am   Subject: How I spend my post-FIRE time
For any latercomers to this thread - it has basically been destroyed by inappropriate posting. I have started another on the same topic titled

FIRE - How to spend your time, part 2
Please c ...
  Topic: FIRE - How to spend your time, part 2
karma

Replies: 5
Views: 3803

PostForum: FIRE Board   Posted: Thu Feb 03, 2005 4:49 am   Subject:
When both of my parents were working, my mother would complain that she never had time to do watercolors, and that was what she would do when she retired. My father wisely replied that if she really w ...
 
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