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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

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
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

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