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Jim P

Blog Info

Name:
Finance After 50
Category:
Early Retirement
Tags:
Finance, Food, Fitness, After 50, Retirement
Start Year:
2016

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Location:
Brooklyn, New York, United States
Age:
50s
Race:
White
Gender:
Male
Life stage:
DINK (Dual Income, No Kids)
Profession:
IT / Administration
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Latest Blog Posts

Bon Vivant I originally had this link at the end of the post, but if you’re not familiar with the song, you probably want to take a quick listen first. A good “live” version of the song resides here on The post What song best captures your finance journey? appeared first on Finance after 50. ...
Posted: Oct 31 2018 @ 3:43 PM
Unexpected expenses The other day my computer hard drive decided to “give up the ghost”.  Ugh… even as a seasoned IT guy, I always dread when I have computer problems. They’re just too disruptive to my “work flow”.  However, this The post Anatomy of a frugal purchase appeared first on Finance after 50. ...
Posted: Oct 24 2018 @ 3:34 PM
Will Mickey Mantle pay your rent? One of my favorite lines in any movie is one from the movie “A Bronx tale”. Chazz Palminteri makes a comment to a young kid, who idol worship’s Mickey Mantle in the 1950s. He The post Evaluating your collectibles as an investment appeared first on Finance after 50. ...
Posted: Oct 04 2018 @ 10:26 AM
My days used to be so much different. I moved to NYC in 1996 for the diversity and pace.  That was the dream. Wow how things have changed!  It seems like another life ago now. My schedule looked something like The post Accepting changes at mid-life appeared first on Finance after 50. ...
Posted: Jul 25 2018 @ 6:07 PM
When I wrote my post a few months ago about the benefits and savings I could extract from “Moviepass”, I was overlooking an important part of this as an investment. My own time. I’ve been guilty of this before, in The post The growing value of your time appeared first on Finance after 50. ...
Posted: Jun 03 2018 @ 3:49 PM
Want what I want, when I want it I read so much about saving money and living a frugal life but I must admit, I wonder how sustainable that lifestyle is for many. I’ve lived that life. Like… “hardcore”. Since The post When you need to tap that.. appeared first on Finance after 50. ...
Posted: May 15 2018 @ 2:11 PM
It never gets old I’ve been in between jobs now for 2 years.  I’m still working on some back problems, but I’m making progress at a reasonable pace. During the time I’ve been off, we’ve even been able to take The post When your time truly becomes your own appeared first on Finance after 50. ...
Posted: May 03 2018 @ 6:44 PM
How hard is it to stay in shape at mid-life? Over a year ago, I decided to take the plunge into submitting my DNA to 23 and Me to find out a little more about my ancestry and my health.  The post How does genetics effect my weight? appeared first on Finance after 50. ...
Posted: May 01 2018 @ 8:30 AM
Online access to your retirement benefits This is a follow up post to my original post regarding my investigation about why my social security estimated benefit statements stopped arriving. The last one I had received was in 2015. One of The post Online access to Social Security appeared first on Finance after 50. ...
Posted: Apr 20 2018 @ 9:10 AM
What does lower back pain have to do with personal finance' I must admit, I never expected to be writing about lower back pain on this site. I started this web site to help others and to share some of The post How to fix my bad lower back pain appeared first on Finance after 50. ...
Posted: Apr 09 2018 @ 9:49 AM

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