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Re: Mustachian People Problems (just for fun)
« Reply #3050 on: August 23, 2016, 04:37:57 AM »
More phone-related Mustachian problems: after ptel.com shut down a few months back I switched to Airvoice's $10 plan. The service is great, but I use only a fraction of the monthly allotment, and the rest rolls over. So right now I have about $30 worth of airtime and growing every month.

Since it would take 12 hours of non stop calling for the balance to be drained, maybe I just need to start downloading podcasts over data for a while...

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« Reply #3051 on: August 23, 2016, 04:44:33 AM »
Can't think of anyone else who would only spend $240 on phone credit over 8 years lol.
Well, I am currently on my 4th 15 batch in 6? years. I think I will make that ^^

Sometimes I get the "you havent used your phone for 3 month" notification. A real mustachian phone problem :D

I just dont see the reason in speaking with the mobile. I have one at home that costs nothing to use (is included in the internet). I use that.
If I am not at home, chances are I am on the way to somewhere where I either cant do the thing I am wanted for or that thing can wait anyway. In which case email me.
Also I hate small talk.
So the only reason I use the mobile is either some sort of (small or big) emergency or when I am somewhere else with different people who split up/remeet and its not at the pre-talked place or time. (You know, like "if you girls need even more time to not buy clothes, tell us guys 15 minutes before meeting time")


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« Reply #3052 on: August 23, 2016, 05:21:47 AM »
I see neighbor using clippers to edge his lawn. I offer him our edger, imagining a Mustachian exchange of tools and  friendship. He uses it and returns it, saying, "So great, was very helpful. I think I'll buy one." I protest, I say just call me when you want it again. He keeps saying he'll get one himself. I feel defeated and saddened.

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« Reply #3053 on: August 23, 2016, 07:44:57 AM »
I see neighbor using clippers to edge his lawn. I offer him our edger, imagining a Mustachian exchange of tools and  friendship. He uses it and returns it, saying, "So great, was very helpful. I think I'll buy one." I protest, I say just call me when you want it again. He keeps saying he'll get one himself. I feel defeated and saddened.

Ugh! I run into these too. I'm building community and goodwill danggit, stop spending money unnecessarily!
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« Reply #3054 on: August 23, 2016, 11:28:27 PM »
I see neighbor using clippers to edge his lawn. I offer him our edger, imagining a Mustachian exchange of tools and  friendship. He uses it and returns it, saying, "So great, was very helpful. I think I'll buy one." I protest, I say just call me when you want it again. He keeps saying he'll get one himself. I feel defeated and saddened.

Ugh! I run into these too. I'm building community and goodwill danggit, stop spending money unnecessarily!

Some people don't like relying on others, perhaps see if he has something you can borrow in return so they feel it is more of a trade.

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« Reply #3055 on: August 24, 2016, 05:40:42 AM »
I see neighbor using clippers to edge his lawn. I offer him our edger, imagining a Mustachian exchange of tools and  friendship. He uses it and returns it, saying, "So great, was very helpful. I think I'll buy one." I protest, I say just call me when you want it again. He keeps saying he'll get one himself. I feel defeated and saddened.

Ugh! I run into these too. I'm building community and goodwill danggit, stop spending money unnecessarily!

Some people don't like relying on others, perhaps see if he has something you can borrow in return so they feel it is more of a trade.

That's a good idea.

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« Reply #3056 on: August 24, 2016, 07:19:25 AM »
I see neighbor using clippers to edge his lawn. I offer him our edger, imagining a Mustachian exchange of tools and  friendship. He uses it and returns it, saying, "So great, was very helpful. I think I'll buy one." I protest, I say just call me when you want it again. He keeps saying he'll get one himself. I feel defeated and saddened.

Ugh! I run into these too. I'm building community and goodwill danggit, stop spending money unnecessarily!

Some people don't like relying on others, perhaps see if he has something you can borrow in return so they feel it is more of a trade.

This runs into another MPP: DH and I don't borrow things for long. We tend to complete projects on a very short timeline. As an example, we once borrowed a neighbor's drill for a grand total of 7 minutes. So then if someone has your edger all weekend, it still seems uneven! So that's my MPP: having to hold onto someone else's stuff even when we're done with it so they feel like we have a fair exchange going =P
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Re: Mustachian People Problems (just for fun)
« Reply #3057 on: August 26, 2016, 07:24:44 PM »
Middle School football team meeting with parents.

Coach: "on the way back from away games when we get about 15 miles from town, I will remind your son to text or call you to tell you that we will be home in 15 minutes so you can meet us at the school to pick him up."

Me (after the meeting): "son, just borrow one of your friends phones and text me with it."

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« Reply #3058 on: August 27, 2016, 08:02:22 AM »
I see neighbor using clippers to edge his lawn. I offer him our edger, imagining a Mustachian exchange of tools and  friendship. He uses it and returns it, saying, "So great, was very helpful. I think I'll buy one." I protest, I say just call me when you want it again. He keeps saying he'll get one himself. I feel defeated and saddened.

Ugh! I run into these too. I'm building community and goodwill danggit, stop spending money unnecessarily!

Some people don't like relying on others, perhaps see if he has something you can borrow in return so they feel it is more of a trade.

That's a good idea.

I do borrow tools from my next-door neighbor, but they sleep in REALLY late on the weekends (like after noon) - so if it's something I am going to use on a regular basis, I end up getting one myself.

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« Reply #3059 on: August 28, 2016, 01:08:41 PM »
My MPP: I'm going on sabbatical this fall and my savings rate will drop to 64%!
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« Reply #3060 on: September 01, 2016, 09:52:36 AM »
My MPP :  I spent the last week's worth of random free time while at work and home reading every stinkin post in this thread.  And it was a brilliant (albeit sometimes appearing wasteful) use of time! 

And now I cannot remember what I was planning on posting........

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« Reply #3061 on: September 01, 2016, 10:01:02 AM »
My boyfriend had a MPP yesterday. He was pretend-sad because he was only able to save $300 from his paycheque. Why? Because we just booked a trip to Asia.
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« Reply #3062 on: September 01, 2016, 02:15:37 PM »
My MPP as well a personal OCD problem:
Having to manually increase the width of the all columns in my spreadsheets when my balances gain a digit and don't fit neatly anymore.

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« Reply #3063 on: September 01, 2016, 02:36:00 PM »
My MPP as well a personal OCD problem:
Having to manually increase the width of the all columns in my spreadsheets when my balances gain a digit and don't fit neatly anymore.

Can't you just double-click the divider lines to auto-resize?

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« Reply #3064 on: September 01, 2016, 03:06:21 PM »
My MPP as well a personal OCD problem:
Having to manually increase the width of the all columns in my spreadsheets when my balances gain a digit and don't fit neatly anymore.

Can't you just double-click the divider lines to auto-resize?

That would result in columns that are sized differently throughout the spreadsheet. OCD does not approve of this.

I only know because I would do the same thing... :o

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« Reply #3065 on: September 01, 2016, 04:32:34 PM »
My MPP as well a personal OCD problem:
Having to manually increase the width of the all columns in my spreadsheets when my balances gain a digit and don't fit neatly anymore.

Can't you just double-click the divider lines to auto-resize?

That would result in columns that are sized differently throughout the spreadsheet. OCD does not approve of this.

I only know because I would do the same thing... :o

This is correct.

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« Reply #3066 on: September 01, 2016, 05:50:24 PM »
My MPP as well a personal OCD problem:
Having to manually increase the width of the all columns in my spreadsheets when my balances gain a digit and don't fit neatly anymore.

Can't you just double-click the divider lines to auto-resize?

That would result in columns that are sized differently throughout the spreadsheet. OCD does not approve of this.

I only know because I would do the same thing... :o

This is correct.
Excel tip!  Highlight all the columns you want to resize, resize one of them and they will all resize to match.  Magic!

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« Reply #3067 on: September 01, 2016, 07:04:59 PM »
My MPP as well a personal OCD problem:
Having to manually increase the width of the all columns in my spreadsheets when my balances gain a digit and don't fit neatly anymore.
Can't you just double-click the divider lines to auto-resize?
That would result in columns that are sized differently throughout the spreadsheet. OCD does not approve of this.

I only know because I would do the same thing... :o
This is correct.
Excel tip!  Highlight all the columns you want to resize, resize one of them and they will all resize to match.  Magic!
Wow, I had never heard of this. Just tested and it works in LibreOffice Calc as well!

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« Reply #3068 on: September 02, 2016, 11:47:31 AM »
Excel tip!  Highlight all the columns you want to resize, resize one of them and they will all resize to match.  Magic!
Wow, I had never heard of this. Just tested and it works in LibreOffice Calc as well!
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« Reply #3069 on: September 02, 2016, 02:34:40 PM »
Side benefit of annoying your OCD SO if you leave "unfinished time" on the microwave

I do that and the whole family jumps on me. Moaning and eye rolling...

So I wait a few days and do it again..... ;)

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« Reply #3070 on: September 02, 2016, 09:47:44 PM »
Side benefit of annoying your OCD SO if you leave "unfinished time" on the microwave

I do that and the whole family jumps on me. Moaning and eye rolling...

So I wait a few days and do it again..... ;)

the microwave MUST show the time, not the leftover cook time

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« Reply #3071 on: September 03, 2016, 01:02:31 AM »
Side benefit of annoying your OCD SO if you leave "unfinished time" on the microwave

I do that and the whole family jumps on me. Moaning and eye rolling...

So I wait a few days and do it again..... ;)

the microwave MUST show the time, not the leftover cook time

My microwave doesn't show the time (well, I'm sure it's possible to make it show the time but I've never bothered working it out). It always says 0, unless there is leftover time.

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« Reply #3072 on: September 03, 2016, 08:25:43 AM »
Side benefit of annoying your OCD SO if you leave "unfinished time" on the microwave

I do that and the whole family jumps on me. Moaning and eye rolling...

So I wait a few days and do it again..... ;)

the microwave MUST show the time, not the leftover cook time

I left the unfinished cooking time at the same time that my sister needs to leave the house to be on time to work. That was the one week she wasn't late (she has flexi time so being late isn't such a big deal) the whole time she worked there. She was not appreciative when she found out but still thinks it was a mistake rather than malice / unwanted helpfulness. You must never tell her.

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« Reply #3073 on: September 06, 2016, 07:21:17 AM »
I left the unfinished cooking time at the same time that my sister needs to leave the house to be on time to work. That was the one week she wasn't late (she has flexi time so being late isn't such a big deal) the whole time she worked there. She was not appreciative when she found out but still thinks it was a mistake rather than malice / unwanted helpfulness. You must never tell her.

I have to ask, what was that time? I almost never microwave anything longer than 2 minutes, so my "leftover time" is usually 0:15-0:45. Which would be an odd time to leave for work, and for you to be awake to see her off.

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« Reply #3074 on: September 06, 2016, 07:52:12 AM »
My microwave OCD problem:  My microwave is in the wall above the oven but we brought different brands of the two (saved $300)  Both have blue LED clock readouts but its not the same shade of electronic blue.  I can turn the clock off the microwave but not the oven.  It would kill me to have leftover time on the microwave strictly because of the color not the time. 

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« Reply #3075 on: September 06, 2016, 09:28:21 AM »
I left the unfinished cooking time at the same time that my sister needs to leave the house to be on time to work. That was the one week she wasn't late (she has flexi time so being late isn't such a big deal) the whole time she worked there. She was not appreciative when she found out but still thinks it was a mistake rather than malice / unwanted helpfulness. You must never tell her.

I have to ask, what was that time? I almost never microwave anything longer than 2 minutes, so my "leftover time" is usually 0:15-0:45. Which would be an odd time to leave for work, and for you to be awake to see her off.

It was 0845, I put the microwave on for 10 minutes because it is one less button than for 2 minutes and I was watching it go.

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Re: Mustachian People Problems (just for fun)
« Reply #3076 on: September 06, 2016, 06:29:50 PM »
I always forget about my IRA since I don't do anything with it at all. Tonight I couldn't figure out why I was coming up slightly short on my math. Bonus, I actually came out ahead lol.

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« Reply #3077 on: September 06, 2016, 08:36:32 PM »
I had to stop at a gas station so my 4 year old could use the restroom.  There were several signs around the dinky store that said restrooms were only for paying customers.  Therefore I felt forced into purchasing something. I noticed they had the small packs of gum (5 pieces), I took it to the cashier and was ready to pay when he said , " that will be $1.50".  I said for this small pack of gum?!?!? His response was the bigger packages are the same price you could get one of those. I spent the next 10 minutes trying to find something to buy because I packed all of us enough food and drinks for the ride. I eventually settled on licorice because there was no way in hell that I was going to pay $1.50 for a 5 pack of gum.

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« Reply #3078 on: September 06, 2016, 11:18:27 PM »
MPP: When you make your own fresh ricotta cheese, but have no pigs to fatten with the leftover whey.**



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« Reply #3079 on: September 07, 2016, 12:46:21 AM »
I had to stop at a gas station so my 4 year old could use the restroom.  There were several signs around the dinky store that said restrooms were only for paying customers.  Therefore I felt forced into purchasing something. I noticed they had the small packs of gum (5 pieces), I took it to the cashier and was ready to pay when he said , " that will be $1.50".  I said for this small pack of gum?!?!? His response was the bigger packages are the same price you could get one of those. I spent the next 10 minutes trying to find something to buy because I packed all of us enough food and drinks for the ride. I eventually settled on licorice because there was no way in hell that I was going to pay $1.50 for a 5 pack of gum.

Assuming this was a car ride rather than a bike ride you could have bought a gallon of gas. I'm sure you'd use it eventually.

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« Reply #3080 on: September 07, 2016, 03:39:12 AM »
My microwave OCD problem:  My microwave is in the wall above the oven but we brought different brands of the two (saved $300)  Both have blue LED clock readouts but its not the same shade of electronic blue.  I can turn the clock off the microwave but not the oven.  It would kill me to have leftover time on the microwave strictly because of the color not the time.

Ah, but do the handles match?

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« Reply #3081 on: September 07, 2016, 02:49:56 PM »
I'm struggling with my desire to save money while also trying to spend $4000 on my new Chase credit card in 3 months without wasting any money. This week I bought an annual membership that should save me a little money in the long run but it comes with two free admissions that you can use any time. Aha, I said - I will use the freebies after the three months is up, and pay for admissions normally right now to run up that credit card bill. And I get to put the annual membership fee towards the $4k minimum. Perfect!

Then the program director e-mailed me to let me know that I had signed up in some mysterious time window ("season launch") that means I get a bonus freebie admission that I must use in the next 30 days! Dammit, I can't turn down free, but I wanted to put that on my card! Stop being so awesome and giving me free things! Or... wait... no...
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« Reply #3082 on: September 07, 2016, 02:58:55 PM »
I'm struggling with my desire to save money while also trying to spend $4000 on my new Chase credit card in 3 months without wasting any money. This week I bought an annual membership that should save me a little money in the long run but it comes with two free admissions that you can use any time. Aha, I said - I will use the freebies after the three months is up, and pay for admissions normally right now to run up that credit card bill. And I get to put the annual membership fee towards the $4k minimum. Perfect!

Then the program director e-mailed me to let me know that I had signed up in some mysterious time window ("season launch") that means I get a bonus freebie admission that I must use in the next 30 days! Dammit, I can't turn down free, but I wanted to put that on my card! Stop being so awesome and giving me free things! Or... wait... no...

$500 gift cards + paypal = manufactured spending. A word of warning: only do one of those $500s on paypal every few months or you will lose your paypal. You can also use the gift cards for your spending going forward for a while.

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« Reply #3083 on: September 07, 2016, 03:26:40 PM »
Don't worry, I have a plan. Just trying to optimize ;-)  I'm trying to do as much legit non-wasteful spending as I can for the first two months (e.g., putting work stuff on personal card and getting reimbursed, buying concert tickets for a group of friends and getting paid back in cash, etc.) and then I'll knock out the rest with gift cards.

It's just funny to find myself being vaguely annoyed that someone isn't letting me give them more money.
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« Reply #3084 on: September 07, 2016, 03:27:32 PM »
I am being laid off from work and given a severance large enough to bump me from the 10% tax bracket to the 25% bracket (and fuck with my child tax credit). My taxes are screwed.
I had to update my 457 contributions to where it will still max out before I'm unemployed. Started a child care FSA because it will be covered while we both look for work. So now I have almost $0 take home pay and will have to raid my savings until I am laid off. I will have a lump sum then, a huge tax bill, and $0 income for 2017. UGH!!!

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« Reply #3085 on: September 07, 2016, 04:22:35 PM »
I am being laid off from work and given a severance large enough to bump me from the 10% tax bracket to the 25% bracket (and fuck with my child tax credit). My taxes are screwed.
I had to update my 457 contributions to where it will still max out before I'm unemployed. Started a child care FSA because it will be covered while we both look for work. So now I have almost $0 take home pay and will have to raid my savings until I am laid off. I will have a lump sum then, a huge tax bill, and $0 income for 2017. UGH!!!

Did you ask them to consider paying the severance in 2017? 

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« Reply #3086 on: September 07, 2016, 04:40:21 PM »

Did you ask them to consider paying the severance in 2017?

I'm a bit afraid to poke the bear. Would this be a reasonable request or not?

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« Reply #3087 on: September 07, 2016, 06:04:15 PM »
I am being laid off from work and given a severance large enough to bump me from the 10% tax bracket to the 25% bracket (and fuck with my child tax credit). My taxes are screwed.
I had to update my 457 contributions to where it will still max out before I'm unemployed. Started a child care FSA because it will be covered while we both look for work. So now I have almost $0 take home pay and will have to raid my savings until I am laid off. I will have a lump sum then, a huge tax bill, and $0 income for 2017. UGH!!!

Here, there are two types of severance -- lump sum, which is usually easier for everyone...  and pay in lieu of working.   They pay you each week to stay home and not work.  (usually longer / more weeks but it cuts off once you start working and screws up when you can apply for EI).

Anyway, my point is that you could ask for your severance to be paid out into 2017.

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« Reply #3088 on: September 07, 2016, 09:31:39 PM »
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Anyway, my point is that you could ask for your severance to be paid out into 2017.

Mine is pay instead of working. 3 months salary, 6 months insurance premiums. End date is 10/31. If I asked them to wait until 1/1 I'm assuming that would mean my UI benefits would be pushed out 3 months from 1/1 instead of 10/31

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« Reply #3089 on: September 07, 2016, 10:49:01 PM »
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Anyway, my point is that you could ask for your severance to be paid out into 2017.

Mine is pay instead of working. 3 months salary, 6 months insurance premiums. End date is 10/31. If I asked them to wait until 1/1 I'm assuming that would mean my UI benefits would be pushed out 3 months from 1/1 instead of 10/31

If it's pay instead of working, they might have a problem with wage laws if they don't settle it on your end date.  I'm not an employment lawyer, but I suspect the terms of a non-wage severance can be more flexible.  So it sounds like the answer would be no but can it really hurt to ask? 


Edit: but are you leaving on 10/31 and getting paid for November-January?  They might be able to just continue your biweekly or whatever payments through january
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« Reply #3090 on: September 08, 2016, 07:41:48 PM »
My MPP for today:

I was typing an email to a colleague about our fire drill, and accidentally made it a acronym:  FIRE drill.  So hard to type those letters in lower case.

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« Reply #3091 on: September 09, 2016, 06:48:30 AM »
FIRE drill.

New name for the first test of the 'Stache, practicing catching FIRE is now a FIRE Drill. I like it.
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« Reply #3092 on: September 09, 2016, 03:34:34 PM »
FIRE drill.

New name for the first test of the 'Stache, practicing catching FIRE is now a FIRE Drill. I like it.

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« Reply #3093 on: September 09, 2016, 03:42:59 PM »
FIRE drill.

New name for the first test of the 'Stache, practicing catching FIRE is now a FIRE Drill. I like it.

Katniss Everdeen was an early retiree?

She did stop working quite young. I've been using that phrase before the movie came out, and even though I had read the book before that, it's not related to that at all. Might as well capitalize on it. I'm on a single person mission to make that the accepted phrase. And I've expanded on the metaphor, too. Accumulation phase is kindling, fun stuff done afterwards are Ember Adventures, etc.
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« Reply #3094 on: September 11, 2016, 06:42:12 PM »
"Catching FIRE" might also mean "catching HAIR ON FIRE"   which is the exact opposite of your message...  :-)

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« Reply #3095 on: September 12, 2016, 08:44:51 AM »
"Catching FIRE" might also mean "catching HAIR ON FIRE"   which is the exact opposite of your message...  :-)

I'm pretty sure that's only if Jon_Snow writes it, with his capitalizing tendencies. FIRE != fire. :)

Although...actually catching your hair on fire may save money on haircuts. :P
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« Reply #3096 on: September 15, 2016, 12:54:46 AM »
I went behind on reporting my unemployment because I didn't need the money and now I had to reopen it over the phone and probably will end up dealing with excessive amounts of paperwork :(

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« Reply #3097 on: September 15, 2016, 08:21:30 AM »
I don't carry a debit card anymore due to charges at ATM machines, an no bonuses. So I go to the bank and pull a few hundred out for pocket money for the month. Every time I go in there, they look at my accounts and offer to set me up with a better savings account and I decline.

"Oh, so with this new savings account if I can keep over $10,000 in it, I'll get another 0.025% interest? But if it drops to $9,999 you will charge me a fee that will completely absorb the money difference from more interest by 10 times? No, thanks, I'll pass..."

It's happened so often now, its a running joke between all of us.

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« Reply #3098 on: September 15, 2016, 11:00:40 AM »
I don't carry a debit card anymore due to charges at ATM machines, an no bonuses. So I go to the bank and pull a few hundred out for pocket money for the month. Every time I go in there, they look at my accounts and offer to set me up with a better savings account and I decline.

"Oh, so with this new savings account if I can keep over $10,000 in it, I'll get another 0.025% interest? But if it drops to $9,999 you will charge me a fee that will completely absorb the money difference from more interest by 10 times? No, thanks, I'll pass..."

It's happened so often now, its a running joke between all of us.

Schwab and some other banks offer ATM fee refunds for all fees at all ATMs.  So, if a Chase ATM charges you $2, Schwab will put $2 back into your account within a couple days.
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Re: Mustachian People Problems (just for fun)
« Reply #3099 on: September 16, 2016, 02:25:31 AM »
Realizing that very few people post to the forum after 2am MDT.