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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

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
The more things change… I was sitting there in my “pedal chair” at physical therapy yesterday and there was an old man of 80+ in the chair next to me. I had actually just blown him away in our little The post S#!t never changes appeared first on Finance after 50. ...
Posted: Apr 09 2019 @ 7:20 PM
Long wait to tell this story I’ve been carrying around elements of this story for 30+ years. It’s about a friend, money, family and life in between. Early financial deal The day I met my friend Wox was actually a The post Best $20 I ever spent appeared first on Finance after 50. ...
Posted: Apr 03 2019 @ 10:00 AM
Long time ago I remember it like it was yesterday. I was about 7 years old and was sitting there on our large oval living room rug watching Saturday baseball with my Dad. We were probably the last people in The post How do childhood money lessons affect us? appeared first on Finance after 50. ...
Posted: Mar 27 2019 @ 10:50 AM
A cautionary tale This is a cautionary tale of how “inertia” can really cost you a lot of money. I thought everything was on automatic pilot. I had been funding my Vanguard account for years, and with a few hot The post How I got fat & happy and ignored my investments appeared first on Finance after 50. ...
Posted: Mar 26 2019 @ 10:36 AM
Marrying for the money It’s one of the oldest tales in the book and still one of the most compelling. My Father-in-law used to say, “When you marry for the money, you end up earning every nickel.” While I didn’t The post Movie review: “Match point”.. appeared first on Finance after 50. ...
Posted: Mar 11 2019 @ 9:06 PM
This post is not meant as financial advice and is not an endorsement of any individual stock or investing method. Do your own THOROUGH research and then invest with caution.  AI and investing is a new area but will most likely grow in usefulness. Autopilot investing I’ve been doing the mutual fund thing The post Did AI just save me thousands on my investment? appeared first on Finance after 50. ...
Posted: Feb 17 2019 @ 1:14 PM
In December of 2013, a real estate dream of mine was shattered. We were one document away from owning the perfect home in Portland, Maine when the deal fell through. I was crushed. I had fallen in love with the The post Real Estate Dreams: Why It’s Good When They Shatter appeared first on Finance after 50. ...
Posted: Jan 18 2019 @ 3:10 PM
I’ve always been ambivalent about my own wealth. You might even say that I’m obsessed with implementing a plan to give it all away (after we’re gone, of course). To that end, I wrote a post about a year ago The post Give Before You Go: Create a Living Legacy Today appeared first on Finance after 50. ...
Posted: Jan 16 2019 @ 3:02 PM

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