July 2024

Is College Still Worth It?

Many Americans are questioning the value of a college education. Recent surveys conducted by Pew Research shed light on this rising trend. Only one in four U.S. adults say it’s extremely or very important to have a four-year college degree to get a well-paying job.  Roughly half say it’s less important to have a four-year…

Same Channel, Same Time, Same Place…..When Is My Retirement?

There’s no such thing as boredom. It’s just a lack of paying attention. Start focusing on planning your retirement by reading this week’s terrific links. Don’t fall for these retirement investment distractions. Abnormal Returns Women have unique retirement issues. Yahoo Finance How to combat inflation in retirement. Morningstar Don’t overtrain. Peter Attia Add gardening to…

Habits Determine Your Future

Goals and habits are two different animals. This philosophy is valid in all facets of life. When I taught Middle School, Back to School Night was more of a dog-and-pony show than anything else. What meaningful things can you say about education in 12 minutes? The key to success was speaking for the entire time….

Working For The Clampdown…..When Is My Retirement?

We can’t change every situation, but we can change ourselves. Start making some positive changes by reading this week’s terrific retirement links.   There are many reasons to be optimistic about the U.S.  OptimistiCallie. How to spend more in retirement. Morningstar Everyone’s retirement number is different. The Contessa Counts Write your own obituary. Elliot Appel…

Shut Up, Suit Up, Show Up

Many wounds are self-inflicted due to attitude rather than circumstances. That’s not to say bad things don’t happen to good people, but playing the victim card is a lousy strategy. Leaving your life to fate isn’t the solution. We have more power than we think. Andrew Huberman recently hosted Dr. James Hollis on his podcast….

My Spirit Gets So Downhearted Sometimes…..When Is My Retirement?

Don’t leave a bucket list for your retirement. That time may never arrive. Start phasing into the next phase of life by reading this week’s terrific links. Source: Visual Capitalist Consider a phased retirement. Morningstar Make your retirement more European. Chris Arnade.  Do you have 10X your salary saved for retirement? Motley Fool Supersonic planes…