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Here are tips for how to value time, spend money to buy time, make the most of your time, and figure out when to retire when life becomes more about time than money.
While you have the potential for unlimited wealth creation. You have limited time. As such, time is an important factor to consider with regards to your financial plans.
Your time is limited, finite, and the amount you have is reduced with every minute that ticks by. And, unlike money, you can’t stash time in a bank to be used in the future. Though the concepts are inter-related, how you spend your time is probably more important than how you earn, spend and save your money.
Therefore, your time is an important (maybe even the most important) consideration when planning for financial wellness. In fact, people who value time more than money tend to be happier.
Do you have all the ingredients and the right recipe for financial success? It needn’t be complicated. In fact, it can be as easy as pie.
Financial Independence influencer on YouTube. Steve and Joe discuss Joe’s journey to financial independence, his rise on YouTube, and the lessons he’s learned along the way.
Only half of retirees actually enjoy retirement. Here are 11 ideas to help you achieve the happiness and fun you want.
Learn what end of life can teach us about financial independence from a hospice doctor who has observed the regrets of his dying patients.
Monetary retirement investments are critical. Investing in your future health and happiness will pay the important dividends.
Steve and the Financial Samurai discuss Sam’s new book, “Buy This, Not That, How to Spend Your Way to Wealth and Freedom”. Listen in for tips on how to tackle life’s dilemmas in a rational way and achieve financial freedom.p
Everyone wants to know how much is enough. Here are 10 ways to find out how much savings or income is needed for happiness.
Financial mapping, creating a roadmap for your money can help you with better financial habits, decisions and outcomes. It’s GPS for your finances.
There is a lot of confusion about financial planning. Here are 18 of the biggest misconceptions.
Is your long-term financial goal all about your money? You are missing the point. Learn to consider your why, what’s important to you.
So much that is written about retirement planning is about rates of return, inflation, savings thresholds, tax mitigation, budgeting, asset allocations, and other relatively dry and often somewhat stressful topics. However, most people care about their finances and planning for retirement because they have a dream for their future. It is important to remember that…
The advice might be inspiring. But, putting yourself in the mindset of your 80-year-old self might be really important. Find out why…
Boredom ranks as the biggest retirement problem. Explore this and other common post work issues. Plus, discover 14 creative ways to overcome the ennui.
Explore 7 most often cited motivations for leaping into retirement. Three of them might really surprise you.
Retirement is not the end. It is the beginning. A restart in fact. Here is a massive list of what to do in retirement.
We want a happy, stress-free life after retirement. However, many of us also want a meaningful life. Find out how to plan for a meaningful retirement.
Episode 49 of the NewRetirement podcast is an interview with Ashley Whillans — assistant professor at Harvard Business School and author of Time Smart: How to Reclaim Your Time and Live a Happier Life — and discusses how to think about and value your scarcest resource, your time. Listen Now: Don’t miss out on future…
Episode 45 of the NewRetirement podcast is an interview with Alan Donegan — founder of PopUp Business School and host of the Rebel Entrepreneur with ChooseFi — and discusses Donegan’s own journey to financial independence and the people that he’s met along the way. They also go in-depth on how to start a business. Spoiler:…
Investing in ourselves doesn’t need to involve money. In fact, many of the best retirement investments do not involve greenbacks at all. Instead, they are investments that make the fullest use of our time, allow us to spend precious moments with the people we love, and enable us to focus on those things that make…
Before retirement, life has a predictable routine. Work takes priority, and oftentimes everything else is scheduled around it. From laundry to mowing the lawn, many people plan and keep a routine so that everything gets done. After retirement, there’s nothing but time! So, it might seem that schedules aren’t crucial. But a routine might be…
You’ve saved money, but are you really ready for retirement? Using a life coach for retirement might sound crazy, but it’s not. While some people prepare for the financial aspects of retirement, it is not clear how many people develop clear plans for the non-financial aspects. Both are important. A financial advisor or an online…
Jim McCarthy is a successful Silicon Valley executive who worked for Yahoo! as employee number 258 and grew up with the industry. In 2013 he was diagnosed with prostate cancer. He decided right then to live each day with purpose. In the process, he wrote a best-selling book with lessons for people in all stages…
Episode 34 of the NewRetirement podcast is an interview with Scott Rieckens — two-time Emmy-nominated filmmaker and F.I.R.E. (Financial Independence, Retire Early) enthusiast. Steve and Scott discuss Riecken’s new documentary: Playing with FIRE. Scott and his family have made huge changes in their lives in order to get on track for FIRE. This is their…
This piece comes from Scott Allen who is now five years into enjoying his retirement and pursuing more active work and service opportunities. My retirement did not go according to plan.“Involuntarily separated from the organization” was the official, legal term for my then, current, employment situation. “Smoked, like a Hormel canned ham” was how my…
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