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  1. Household notebooks and home manuals
    It's a dim night. Lightning strikes lighting up the dull sky and downpour pouring down. The force chooses to go out. Shouldn't something be said about your valuable keen home? What befalls it? At the point when you're working out a keen home, it's very simple to become overly enthusiastic and...
  2. Debt Reduction & Money Management
    My FIL will be 62 in a few months & is anxiously waiting to be able to start collecting his Soc. Sec. He plans to continue working full time. He has $0 saved towards retirement, no 401k, nothing like that. $0 in EF. No property. He's married & still has a 19 y/o living @ home,who has a minimal...
  3. Rebates, Refunds, Forms, etc has KASPERSKY lab PURE Total Security 3-User for FREE after this $50 mail-in rebate. Shipping is also FREE. Offer expires 10/26/11.
  4. General Chat
    I'm looking for some frugal but GOOD home security. Even more specific -- frugal video surveillance and recording. One of the kids has a "perp". Perp has threatened to get us back for "spilling the beans". We recently got a call warning us that perp and associates were talking about us...
  5. Third Agers
    Ok, I just got my annual SS Estimated Benefits Statement for this year. It is a good thing that I am on this website learning to be frugal and careful with what income I will receive (hopefully) from SS in a few years. In February I will be 59 yrs old and will not be able to draw full ss until...
  6. Utilities
    We have one of those sodium vapor lights over the barn door that illuminates our driveway and a couple of months ago we decided to turn it off. WOW is my driveway dark now. :abduct: Anyway, the point of the thread is the cost. HOLY CRAP! These are my bills- June - $113 July - $121 August -...
  7. Home Environment
    Do any of you have security systems and what are the best/ most economical, etc? We are renting a house, but every time I hear about the terrible home invasion in Connecticut, I want to run out and buy a security system. We are in a remote area close to a high-crime city... unfortunately...
  8. General Chat
    My husband applied this last week for Social Security. Now he's starting to sound seriously old. (by the way, read my blog about this experience: Anyway, just wondering if any of you have words of advice about using SS, living on/with SS, etc. For what it's worth...
  9. Careers
    So I have applied for a job which, on paper, and in terms of my previous experience, I should have no problem landing. I have done virtually the same work for another organization in the same neighbourhood. I already have all the contacts and network needed, and I know and have good working...
  10. General Chat
    Yahoo posted this today. I like that if you wouldn't put it on a sign on your home... don't put it on facebook. how-to-secure-your-facebook-account: Personal Finance News from Yahoo! Finance
  11. Preparedness and Survival
    I feel pretty safe where I am. I live on about 5 acres and with our driveway alarm I know when people are getting close to my home so I'm not surprised by anyone on foot or in a vehicle. I love having that time to see and prepare for whatever. Even though we aren't in city or busy place(I know...
  12. Debt Reduction & Money Management
    Interesting article...sounds like seniors with past debt better get ready to tighten their belts... defaulted-loans-may-haunt-seniors: Personal Finance News from Yahoo! Finance
  13. Debt Reduction & Money Management
    Every year, the Social Security Administration sends you (if you were ever employed) a customized brochure telling you how much money you will be entitled to at retirement thanks to your faithful contributions to our social safety net program. This year, the following was included in the...
  14. Debates, Politics and Personal Opinions
    9/11 caused our U.S. government adopted new controversial tactics intended to help stop future terrorist attacks, also things like warrantless eavesdropping on phone calls,demands for records under the Patriot Act, and FBI sting operations against those thought to be potential terrorists. Some...
  15. News you can use
    Security freeze better than fraud alert A security freeze offers stronger protection than a fraud alert, says Dr. Don Taylor.
  16. News you can use
    Social Security for the divorced If you were married for at least 10 years to someone who has earned benefits, you may be eligible to collect payments as well. Here's how it works.
  17. News you can use
    Guard your Social Security number Your SSN should be treated as "classified information." Few people have the right to access it.
  18. General Chat
    Security is something we all desire in life. What is something that makes you feel safe? Who is someone that makes you feel safe? Being in Church or in my home makes me feel safe. My dogs also me make me feel secure.
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