Guidlines to get rid of the stuff you own that overwhelms and complicates your life.
RetireMyth: A belief about retirement that you thought was true, but is actually a fallacy. In my new book I explore the 10 RetireMyths and what I experienced on my journey of Retirement.
Does your retirement portfolio account for Social Security decreases? Recently I attended a retirement seminar and the speaker detailed changes in the social security system. I had already researched that the current system is only fully funded until 2035 but the speaker informed us of something we didn't know. Starting in 2037 the system will change to a money in money out system. If you check your Social Security statements you will see that as of now, anyone receiving [...]
“Retirement” inherently makes you think about the future. Will you be healthy, enjoy your life, and have enough money? Personally, I can’t look at my future without understanding where I am right now. My future is dependent on today. My future health is dependent on how I take care of myself today. My future income is dependent on what I save and spend today. In short, who we are today is the basis of who we will become tomorrow. [...]
"You baby boomers are only interested in money." I recently heard that statement from not one but two different 30-somethings young women. They were frustrated that older adults only seem to be focused on making a buck. They wanted to pursue their hearts desire, be creative, live in the moment, and not worry about money. But those darned Baby Boomers kept reminding them to keep working. Sound familiar? Their comments made me laugh. Pursuing what made me happy and not [...]