Archive for October, 2017

The Cost of Living Longer

Monday, October 23rd, 2017

Ask yourself a question – If a scientist could create a pill that allowed you to live another 10 to 20 years, extending your lifespan to between 110 and 115 years, would you take it?

Well, I can certainly answer that question: Definitely not! It doesn’t matter whether the quality of life is there or not, financially I couldn’t afford it. The issue for me isn’t about living, it’s about financing my lifestyle well beyond my working years.

My grandfather was fortunate to retire at age 50 but is still alive today at age 98; it’s crazy to think he has been retired for 48 years. Luckily, he still is financially (more…)