Q&A with David Edwards: Should I Wait Until I am 70 Years Old to Retire?

Q&A with David Edwards: Should I Wait Until I am 70 Years Old to Retire?

Question: I have just heard that people should forget about retiring until they are 70 years old. Does this only apply to a certain target audience? I am thinking about retiring when I am 60 years old (9 years from now). I have about $2,300,000 in investments split equally between a 401(K) and other investments. My wife and I have always lived well under our means.

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Hey "Millennial," Give Yourself a Break, You Were Dealt a Tricky Hand

Hey "Millennial," Give Yourself a Break, You Were Dealt a Tricky Hand

The media does not generally portray millennials in a positive light. This holds true for perceptions of the savings habits of millennials. Millennials are still seen as the generation living in mom's basement. Whether they are doing so because they are, in fact, diligently saving, or because they are "failure to launch” kids is not usually specified.

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How to Visualize your Personal Balance Sheet

How to Visualize your Personal Balance Sheet

The cruise ship left New York heading for Bermuda. A terrible storm has blown up. The seasick passengers are in their staterooms vomiting. "Is there anything that can be done to get out of these waves," they ask? "Nothing," says the captain. "We just have to drive through until we get to the other side.

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