The Financial Independence Retire Early (F.I.R.E.) movement is a flawed concept...and I am not just saying that out of envy.
By J.R. Robinson
"If ever there were a sense of urgency in ensuring that your clients are able to get the most they are eligible for under Social Security, that time is now."
– Joe Elsasser, CFP, Founder-SocialSecurityTiming.com.
"The stock market is the only retail setting in the world in which the more prices get marked down, the less people are inclined to buy!" - Nest Egg Guru
As a practical matter, the factors that determine how long our accumulated nest eggs may last after we retire fall into two categories – those that we can control and those we cannot.
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The biggest financial planning mistakes and omissions people make often have nothing to with investments. It is increasingly common in my practice to encounter people who have retired only to rejoin the work force shortly thereafter, not out of financial necessity, but rather because they miss the intellectual and social stimulation of their professions.
The 19th-century ballad of folk hero John Henry’s epic attempt to outwork a steam-driven railroad machine is a parable of the disruption and job loss that often follow productivity-enhancing innovation. Advancements in manufacturing ushered in enormous increases in productivity during the Industrial Revolution.
The biggest financial planning mistakes and omissions people make often have nothing to with investments.