Learn about preparing for life after full-time work through posts from Don's upcoming book.
If it’s possible, it helps a lot to have some money set aside for emergencies. In fact, as we’ll see in this post, a bit of cash also helps enormously to smooth out the impact of investment fluctuations.
This post looks at the main kinds of financial goals we have for retirement, and why each goal needs its own financial instrument.
This post expands on the notion of philosophies that embrace only the safety or only the growth end of the spectrum along which goals are placed.
Here’s a clarification of the goals of safety and growth.
What’s the relationship between happiness and money? When we understand that, we can understand what retirees say scares them the most.
I’ve talked a lot about risk, particularly the impact of uncertainty in investment returns, all the way through. Here I’ll gather together a lot of those thoughts, give them names, and set them out in a way that gives you a framework for the sequence in which you can make risk decisions.
A summary of the posts in the last quarter.
Here’s the story of a couple who actually did a “dry run” to test how their retirement might work. In this post we’ll explore the why and the how with them.
You’re not the first to embark on this stage of the journey. Learn from the experience of others.
Here are the reactions I remember, following my talk that made the case for education for Life Two.