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RH 016 Growth Mindset and Steamworks IPA

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Show Notes Retirement Segment Matt started his blog Method to Your Money in Oct 2017 His wife challenged him to learn more about finance His blog tag line is methods and mindsets to inspire your finances Given how much information is available on finances, Matt wondered why people weren’t doing the right things when it […]

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Are You a Retirement Ant or Grasshopper?

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Aesop’s Fable Do you know Aesop’s fable about The Ant and The Grasshopper? Basically the ants work hard during the beautiful summer months while the grasshopper fiddles all the while making fun of the industrious ants. When the cold, harsh winter arrives the grasshopper is cold and hungry. When he asks the ants for some food […]

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RH 015 The Future is Fragile and Hop Henge

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Show Notes Retirement Segment Report from Center for Retirement Research at Boston College entitled: Financial Fragility Likely for Future Retirees Good news for current retirees Personal investment portfolios have rebounded Home prices are up Part time work is available Pensions are funded Fragile future Report applies to people born in the mid-60s to early 802 […]

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How I Overcame the Loss of My Paycheck

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Disruption As my retirement date drew closer, I contemplated a future without my paycheck which not only provided financial means but also symbolized that I was valued, independent, productive, and “in the game”. My comfortable, predictable life was about to change big time! Expectations When it came to my future spending, my expectation was that […]

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RH 014 Route to Retire and Wells Banana Bread Beer

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Show Notes Retirement Segment Has been working for same company since late 1990s and is the engineers’ manager Worked his way out of debt which included $30k of student loans After his daughter was born he discovered Joe from Retire by 40 and FIRE Financial Independence Retire Early Jim’s ready to be done working and […]