How soon should you start saving for your older age, your gilded years or if you still prefer to call it, that retirement at the end of a long and winding road? Not soon enough it appears. As if there weren’t enough to worry about, whether you are 22, 42 or 62; a financial planning
Category Archives: “financing longevity”
Picking up on Jonathan Chevreau’s Financial Independence Hub category “Debt & Frugality”, I mused on how that seems like some new play on Jane Austen’s Sense & Sensibility when it comes to our current dilemma – how good are we at (what I prefer to call) ”financing longevity”? Chevreau’s FindependenceHub category “Debt & Frugality” echoes
Jonathan Chevreau has a philosophy around financial independence, which he has redefined Findependence; moving people to think beyond the concept of financial planning for “retirement”. That’s the old narrative. His new narrative aligns nicely with my thinking, which I’ve suggested for years – that financial planning for that fixation called retirement is really about “financing
You might think, that after walking away from reading The Upside of Aging, an outsider to the field of aging, longevity or gerontology would somehow be overdosed or overwhelmed by the depth of this volume. In some ways you might ask with a sigh, why this obsession? So many aspects of an aging world population
Picture this. You begin to tip out the various particles of your well-constructed life’s savings plan into a financial funnel. Everything pours through the narrow end, to this final frontier – RETIREMENT. It looks like a slow drip into a sinkhole and according to current views, not enough people have a grip on that funnel.
Welcome to the third season of Summer Shorts 2014, some quick musings for the salad days of summer. Last week at the Waldorf Astoria in NYC, there was a 3-day conference titled, Investment Innovations & the Global Future of Retirement. If P&I, the producer of this event were truly innovative, they would replace retirement with