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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

Blogger Bio

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

What is a non-app person? “Favorite app” is really an elusive term. Even as an “IT guy” for more than 20+ years, I am often wary of technology and forever concerned about the security of my data and devices. When The post Favorite app as a non-app person appeared first on Finance after 50. ...
Posted: Nov 01 2019 @ 1:23 PM
Did you know that roughly 79 percent of Americans are behind or feel that they are behind in their retirement savings? This is an appalling number considering the cost of living and healthcare costs are on the rise in America. The post Best Side Hustles to Boost Earnings in Your 50’s and beyond appeared first on Finance after 50. ...
Posted: Oct 31 2019 @ 1:04 PM
It’s a slam dunk A long time ago I used to idolize NBA superstar Doctor J, in many ways I still do. I consider him a gentleman that handled his success with style and grace.  My memory of him is The post When your heroes collide (Post #3) appeared first on Finance after 50. ...
Posted: Oct 10 2019 @ 7:04 PM
Why is change so hard? I had a conversation with my wife the other day about buying fresh berries. In fact, it’s the same conversation we’ve been having for a while now. She controls a good chunk of the grocery The post Changing attitudes and goals in retirement (Post #2 in series 20 posts / 20 pounds) appeared first on Finance after 50. ...
Posted: Sep 11 2019 @ 7:12 AM
The Post (#1) A big reason for starting this blog was the fact that I was not finding resources for many of the challenges I was facing at mid-life. Some of them were related to career skills and job opportunities. The post 20 Posts and 20 Pounds appeared first on Finance after 50. ...
Posted: Sep 09 2019 @ 9:22 AM
Filling a gap Since I’ve been taking some extended time off of employment, I’ve had a need to supplement our income with early withdraws from my retirement money. I know it’s not the best plan and it’s never a good The post The emotional roller coaster of deciding to withdraw from your retirement accounts appeared first on Finance after 50. ...
Posted: Jul 17 2019 @ 10:43 AM
Not for everyone Let me just start this off by saying, this might not be a practical strategy for everyone. You need to figure out what works for you and what your finances can handle. Traditionally, financing debt on a The post How I’m financing the next 6 months of my life appeared first on Finance after 50. ...
Posted: Jun 18 2019 @ 2:08 PM
Following your dream I read a lot of FIRE blog posts about “finding your passion” or what does “financial independence” mean to you. That’s why I thought it appropriate to review this book here as a blog post. Just finished The post Book review: Notes from a young black Chef. appeared first on Finance after 50. ...
Posted: May 29 2019 @ 1:51 PM
How do you observe aging? This is really a post about “investing as we age” or better yet, “investing as I age”. I’ve found aging to be a weird thing. PROFOUND Jim. Stop the presses. Wait, are there still “presses”? The post What I learned about investing from John the bartender appeared first on Finance after 50. ...
Posted: Apr 29 2019 @ 9:02 AM
DISCLAIMER: Nothing in this post is meant to be offered as investment advice. Do your own research about any investment you make and never invest without fully understanding the risk of loss. Don’t be lazy Jumping right out of the The post How I’m becoming a better investor appeared first on Finance after 50. ...
Posted: Apr 11 2019 @ 9:32 AM

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