Life After Full-time Work Blog

Learn about preparing for life after full-time work through posts from Don's upcoming book.

#20: Collective Ways To Help Employees In Retirement Planning

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These days the retirement scene is changing, around the world. More and more, the onus is placed on individuals, rather than on pooled arrangements. But it’s possible for new forms of pooling to be made available by employers, associations and unions, and they would help employees enormously.

#18: The 10-30-60 Rule Shows The Huge Multiplier Effect Of Investing

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People don’t realize what a huge impact it has when we add investment returns to our savings over a lifetime, or how important it is to keep the investment effort going after retirement. In this post we’ll look at some numbers and come up with a simple rule of thumb.

#17: A First Exploration Of Saving

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In Post #1 we saw that we need to set aside money while we’re working if we want to draw on it later so that we don’t have to work forever. This post picks up on that idea, and explores how much we need to save, as well as what our choices are if we don’t save as much as we need to. Make sure you also read Post #18, which will make you feel much better!

#10: How Much Income Do You Need, To Support Your Current Lifestyle?

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Sometimes we think that making a budget is a long, complicated process. But for the purpose of setting a financial target, it doesn’t have to be. It’s surprising how simple it can be, while still being useful.