Where Retirement and Perspective Intersect

You Never Miss the Income Until the Well Runs Dry

February 2, 2018

Picture the scene: the stove is at capacity; four stock pots, full of snow, are melting under high heat. On the counter, more pots crowned with colanders are busy filtering leaves, pine needles and other detritus from the meltwater. On the floor, barrels full of fresh snow sit ready to enter the assembly line.  The entire operation has been underway for over three hours, all in the effort to provide enough clean water to flush a toilet once. It’s times like these when you learn obscure facts. Did you know it takes an average of 10 inches of snow to…

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1 Critical Mistake to Avoid When You Retire

August 21, 2017

Kiplinger – The closer you get to retirement, the more power the stock market potentially has over you. A steep drop at the wrong time could pack a devastating punch. Let’s assume you’re ahead of your peers. You’ve saved, invested and paid down debts. Maybe you’ve even met with a financial professional to examine your retirement income options. But if you’re using traditional strategies, you still might find yourself behind the eight ball in retirement. Preparing for your financial future requires considering things that aren’t necessarily within your control. It’s easy to select your target retirement date or to budget…

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