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Aging with Freedom
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Not very many people got a 30% pay raise the last five years, but pharmaceutical companies and hospital ERs did. The health care cost inflation conflagration continues. Providers burn through patient income unchecked. Axios Vitals from January 23, 2018, offers insight into the challenges of health care cost inflation in the United States. https://www.axios.com/newsletters/axios-vitals-128b1cfc-82f6-4d0f-909b-7dea172328af.html “It’s […] The post Providers burn through patient income appeared first on Aging With Freedom. ...
Posted: Jan 29 2018 @ 11:01 AM
GEOarbitrage in retirement is trading locations with location-based differences in cost-of-living, and or income, to capture greater wealth. Arbitrage captures differences in pricing. GEO is short for geography or location. Hence GEOarbitrage or geoarbitrage.  Trading Places for Income and Wealth GEOarbitrage was made popular by Tim Ferriss (The 4-Hour Work Week: Escape 9-5, Live Anywhere, and […] The post Trading Places – GEOarbitrage for retirement wealth appeared first on Aging With Freedom. ...
Posted: Jan 17 2018 @ 11:50 AM
Born Cassius Clay, Muhammad Ali was the son of a sign painter and a house cleaner. He learned to box at the age of twelve to avenge the indignity of a stolen bicycle, a sixty-dollar red Schwinn that he could not bear to lose. “A man who views the world the same at 50 as […] The post A View Of The World, Muhammad Ali appeared first on Aging With Freedom. ...
Posted: Jan 10 2018 @ 12:09 PM
Social Security and Self-Employment Taxes Should I pay myself a salary as a married blogger' The answer is it depends. Do I really want to pay more taxes' Are you working for yourself after a career of working for others' We have a friend who calls this baby boomer career trend Retirepreneur. We’re technically pre-retirement, […] The post Should I Pay Myself a Salary as a Married Blogger' appeared first on ...
Posted: Jan 02 2018 @ 3:47 PM
Opportunity Knocking With the enactment of the new tax reform bill, our takehome income will change for 2018. Here’s a chance for baby boomers to painlessly tuck away more for retirement savings with no change in lifestyle required. We have a long-standing Aging with Freedom rule to save unexpected income. Aging with Freedom seeks high […] The post Unexpected Income, Save Tax Reform Savings appeared first on Aging With Freedom. ...
Posted: Dec 22 2017 @ 9:01 AM
No Excuse “I’m not good with numbers” is often an excuse for “I don’t do budgets” or “I don’t understand personal finances.” Forget those excuses. FinCon17 featured solutions that make budgeting and personal finance easy for any Boomer. We’ve lived that life, spending way too much trying to figure out where the money went. Balancing […] The post FinCon17 FinTech Finds for Boomer Personal Finances appeared first on Aging With Freedom. ...
Posted: Dec 20 2017 @ 11:25 AM
Baby Boomers Aging Well is all about Habits With baby boomers retiring, boomers aging well is a popular topic. Here’s a sampling of some of our favorite articles. There are definitely some repeating themes! Real Simple Magazine — 7 Habits Real Simple Magazine posted their “7 Habits of People Who Age Well”. Maintain a positive […] The post Habits of Baby Boomers Aging Well appeared first on Aging With Freedom. ...
Posted: Dec 16 2017 @ 3:13 PM
ICI says America’s retirement system works Glass Half Full Retirement' A recent visit to FinCon17 in Dallas offers new retirement and investing insights. Worried about retirement' Many say baby boomers are ill-prepared. A lot of baby boomers expect the Social Security glass to be empty when they retire. We’ve written on this issue Retire at 62 […] The post Glass Half Full Retirement – Contrarian View appeared first on Aging With Freedom. ...
Posted: Dec 12 2017 @ 9:31 AM
Smartphone Plan Bargains I owe my soul to the cellphone plan What are the best cellphone plans for baby boomers' There’s a rebel soul inside an American. We chaff under the weight of oppressive power, no matter how well-meaning the overlord. We love the underdog. So what overlords are weighing mightily on our budgets' Thy […] The post What are the Best Cellphone plans for Baby Boomers' appeared first on Aging ...
Posted: Dec 07 2017 @ 1:08 PM
Claiming your place at the fire, Living the second half of your life on purpose, by Richard J. Leider and David A. Shapiro was added to our book club reading list. I loved this book’s title from the start. Positive memories of happy family gatherings around a summer campfire immediately spring to mind. This book recounts […] The post Claiming your place at the fire: Leider & Shapiro appeared first on Aging ...
Posted: Dec 05 2017 @ 9:13 AM


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