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Old 08-22-2016, 01:48 PM   #1
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1% of retirees = a trend!

I've heard of twisting facts to suit a theory, but this one takes the cake!

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Data from JP Morgan Chase shows that roughly 1% of seniors over 65 are making money from online gigs.

It’s another indication that retirement as we traditionally think about it—spending days on the golf course or in ceramics class—is becoming a thing of the past. More and more people are working at least part-time in retirement.
Source: Time.com - Retirees Take on the Sharing Economy

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Old 08-22-2016, 01:54 PM   #2
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That probably just represents those on eBay.
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Old 08-22-2016, 02:31 PM   #3
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Those must be the "other" one percenters we often hear about.
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That probably just represents those on eBay.
and they probably were doing on line business before they retired
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To put that in perspective: you'll be 30x times more likely to not make it to 65 vs. working after 65.
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They didn't ask me, but we do some entertaining things online, and it generates approximately $2K per year. Started it post retirement.

Just contests, trivia things and such.
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To put that in perspective: you'll be 30x times more likely to not make it to 65 vs. working after 65.
Nice!
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They didn't ask me, but we do some entertaining things online...

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Just contests, trivia things and such.

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Finally! I'm a 99%-er!!!
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That'll be me. 29 years to go. The clock moves so slow.
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