Tag: Hawaii
One Last Post Before The Pro Bowl Presented By USAA
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One Last Post Before The Pro Bowl Presented By USAA

Short bonus post today: the runup to the Pro Bowl continues. Thursday's pre-game event was "Marine For A Day" up at Kaneohe. I can't show it any better than this NFL player getting to try on a set of explosive ordnance disposal gear: NFL #ProBowl players get to experience a day in the life of a Marine on base ...

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I’m Goin’ To The Pro Bowl With USAA!
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I’m Goin’ To The Pro Bowl With USAA!

If you're at the Pro Bowl events next week, please stop by and say hello. I'm the 5'10" 190-pound middle-aged balding ponytailed surfer dude who'll probably be wearing sunglasses, surf shorts, & t-shirt. And SPF50 sunscreen in the middle of winter because, you know, Hawaii. Brought to you by... Most of the ...

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Lifestyles in Retirement: Hawaii Vacation
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Lifestyles in Retirement: Hawaii Vacation

The Mainland weather is getting warmer and most of you seem to be thawing out. I wouldn't torture you with this post in January, but now that spring has sprung it seems to be a good time to answer the urgent financial independence question that I get several times a month: "Hey, Nords: what should we see & do in ...

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Lifestyles in Hawaii: “Naked on the beach”
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Lifestyles in Hawaii: “Naked on the beach”

(Sorry about that cheesy title. As a writer, I couldn't resist the double entendre. As a blogger, I couldn't resist the SEO. I assure you that the spammers will punish me for my transgressions...) Hey, it's Labor Day, and you're probably not going to read this post until you're back at work the next day... or at ...

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Good reasons NOT to live in Hawaii
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Good reasons NOT to live in Hawaii

A reader writes: I've read many of your posts and links about military retirement in Hawaii. It's not something we had considered previously, but it sounds pretty good. Apart from the high cost of real estate, what are the pitfalls? We are a pretty frugal couple, so I don't think the excise tax would be too bad for ...

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