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B-Book 44: Do the Work by Steven Pressfield
The key message in this book: Often we stop dead in our tracks …

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5 Tips for a Relaxing Retirement

Submitted by on October 8, 2014 – 4:06 pm No Comment
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Thoughts: Excellent article below from USAA on preparing to retire.  I don’t necessarily subscribe to tip 1 though.  I think that anyone who retires as late as 70 will not have a relaying retire; most die a few years after.  Yeah, I get the “we will live until age 90” bit, but that’s pretty much speculating on a future – it’s like saying, “if you get 8% on your portfolio you will become a million year”.  I am a little more pragmatic in my approach to life – do keep an eye on the future, but live a little now.

More people are working longer to maintain their standard of living in retirement. Are you prepared?

In the hectic daily grind of maintaining a career, you might feel that planning for your retirement years can wait. The truth is that, without regularly setting aside a portion of your income during your prime earning years, having to work during your golden years to make ends meet could become a harsh reality.  Continue reading @ USAA...

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