Last night I posted an interesting article on considering “end of life” costs when calculating your retirement savings. Afterward, I started thinking about my recent posts and realized there may be an unintended trend emerging. If you’ve been reading my articles, there’s a certain “negative” vibe to each of them. On the surface it may […]
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I debated whether it was in my interest to post such a morbid topic so early in my blogging career, but decided it’s an important consideration people should think about. Life is dynamic, and retirement is no different. When people first determine how much they need to retire, they have to make some baseline assumption […]
Before we get into the article, I want you do something for me. Hold your hands one foot apart, palms facing each other. Look at the gap – that’s how much you’ll save by cutting expenses. Don’t move.
Often people lump debt into one of two categories – “good” debt and “bad” debt. Typically good debts refer to student loans, business loans, and anything resulting in your general betterment. Bad debt includes all of life’s temporary luxuries. There’s another side of debt many people don’t often consider. Not a separate group, it’s […]