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First Retire, Then Have Kids

Submitted by on July 2, 2011 – 10:17 pm No Comment
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I have a far-out idea to share with the next generation of the American middle class.

Right now, I’m speaking specifically to the young people who are finishing up a college degree, perhaps in a promising field, and starting to get interviews for jobs with salaries they could only dream of just a few years earlier. The Adult World lies exciting and vast before you, and the Opportunities are unlimited!

At this point, let’s imagine you just dive in and start playing it by ear. You work hard at the new job, buy a new car, rent an apartment, enjoy restaurants and vacations, and may even save towards the downpayment on your first house.  Click to read full article….

My Comment:
This is locked on; really good article.  I had my first kid at 32, not exactly at retirement, but the idea was to make sure that I had means in place before adding kids to the mix.  I am really happy I did that because now, the reality of not having to work until I am 90 is a bit closer than it would have been.  Here is another good article from Forbes Magazine.

 

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