The Value in Frugal

This is great information for anyone planning to retire.

Eric Tonningsen's Awakening to Awareness

“The longer you work the more money you’ll have for retirement. But the longer you work, the less time you’ll have to enjoy that retirement.” ~ The Wall Street Journal

The retirement conundrum. Now or later? I was talking with one of my sisters the other day about retirement financial planning. I shared with her that I had pretty much mapped out how I intended to tap financial sources and fund my retirement – when I get there. There is considerable uncertainty in world markets and economic conditions, that even well crafted plans could be turned inside out. Still, I recognize the value in creating a plan and factoring for variables and change.

Intentionally, I have lived frugally for the last decade. It’s a simple lifestyle that I’ve chosen. I haven’t deprived myself, yet I haven’t lived my past, extravagant life. If you have a large nest egg and/or a…

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