Eliminating Waste and the Cost of Ownership

Imagine that you retired today. How would you celebrate the occasion? The quintessential act is to embark on a journey with no timetable. After all, no one is expecting you at the office, ever again! One man that we met was embarking on his journey. As we pedaled past his campsite, we observed the notice (Learn more!)

Just in Time Retirement in a Just in Time World

How do you teach an old dog new tricks? In most cases, maybe you can’t. The way we conduct business has changed fundamentally over the last 30 years. Those that adopted these changes have the opportunity to thrive and those that couldn’t adapt to the new paradigm have stagnated or failed. This article contains Amazon (Learn more!)

A Generation Lost In Space

How to retire? Amass a huge inventory of wealth and then go on a spending spree until you die. This wealth is not to be built by normal means, it can only grow by speculating that others, just as ignorant, will continue to push the value of an investment ever higher. According to conventional wisdom, (Learn more!)

How Can I Retire Happy? Get Your Wife On Board!

If you want to retire happy, get your wife on board. It’s easy to imagine scenarios of blissful golden years. Just choose the life that suits you and your budget. Do you want to travel to, or live by the beach, or lake, or maybe in the mountains? Some want to indulge in sports like (Learn more!)

Can I Still Retire if the Stock Market Crashes?

Can I Still Retire if the Stock Market Crashes? Many wonder if a downturn in the stock market will delay or ruin their retirement plan. It’s safe to assume that anyone depending on growth in an overvalued market is either stupid or desperate. When a person is desperate, fear drives them to make stupid decisions. (Learn more!)

What Type of Grandparent are You?

It seems that many freely use their grandparent card when planning retirement. Applications range from eliminating the embarrassment of downsizing all the way to forcing one’s spouse into maintaining an opulent lifestyle. No one’s motives are ever challenged since we can’t really know another’s inner feelings. What type of grandparent are you? Most of us (Learn more!)

Retire Tipsy (How to Keep Your Vices and Still Retire)

Have your cake and eat (or drink) it too. After planning to downsize and simplify, your financial planner informs you that your portfolio is still 100K short to retire. Like a parent explaining economics to a college kid, he explains how your fifteen dollar per day vice requires one hundred thousand dollars in savings to (Learn more!)

KABOOM! Will 21st Century Boomers Pop or Become Rebel Retirees?

Remember the 1960s game, KABOOM? KABOOM, the balloon-busting game of the 1960s is available in reality format for twenty-first-century boomers. Remember how scary the anticipation of the balloon popping was, not to mention losing twenty spaces when it did? Every choice you made could put you ahead or hopelessly behind. In the new KABOOM, we (Learn more!)

Retirement Travel – Not All Those Who Wander are Lost

Experience the Journey as well as the Destination Some people travel and others do not. By travel I mean, experiencing the journey as well as the destination. What can enrich us more than seeing, touching, tasting, smelling, and hearing the experience of a journey into new territory? Travel begins as a time-constrained hobby that leads (Learn more!)