Browsing Archive January, 2014
Lifestyles In Retirement: Bangkok
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Lifestyles In Retirement: Bangkok

Last month our Ohana Nords enjoyed a three-week family vacation in Bangkok. I'll describe what we saw and learned, and another post will go into the details of my "medical tourism" trip through Bumrungrad Hospital. If you're seeking your financial independence through a lower cost of living, this is one of Asia's best ...

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I’m A Boring Investment Competitor
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I’m A Boring Investment Competitor

We bloggers love to write about financial independence group projects: contests, roundups, movements, and anything else that will attract a crowd of readers. In the personal finance niche, Jeff Rose is the Energizer Bunny of blogger projects. We've already inspired readers to open a Roth IRA, to pay off debt, and to ...

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Book review: paperback version of “The Power of Habit”
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Book review: paperback version of “The Power of Habit”

(Ohana Nords just returned from our three-week Bangkok vacation. I have several "lifestyles in retirement" posts to write about our experiences, but I also have a backlog of other material about new books and investing. I'll post about all of those subjects, but Bangkok reporting will have to wait a few weeks.) How's ...

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Handling Your Cashflow After the Military
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Handling Your Cashflow After the Military

A reader made a comment about tax-deferred investing that's worth expanding into an entire post: I have been reading about early retirement a lot lately since we're years out from military retirement, wanting to know where to stash our extra income for those seven years, and where we can have access to it before 59½. ...

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How I Cost My Dad Over $2000 in Medicare Benefits
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How I Cost My Dad Over $2000 in Medicare Benefits

It's been a few months since I posted about Dad. He's still happy and healthy in the care facility, and he's a little deeper into mid-stage Alzheimer's. (In his mind, he's consulting on-site about their electrical engineering needs-- just as he did in his career for nearly 30 years. He says he's happy that they ...

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Guest Post: “2013 Review and 2014 Plans”
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Guest Post: “2013 Review and 2014 Plans”

(This guest post is a 2013 update and 2014 plan from a previous guest poster.  If you're interested in contributing a guest post, please see our guest posting guidelines.) Well, it has been a full year since my last guest post here on The-Military-Guide and I have to say, the anticipation of this update has served ...

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