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Mind of a Millionaire: Strive to Make Your Retirement Savings Last

Mind of a Millionaire: Strive to Make Your Retirement Savings Last

February 04, 2019
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Welcome to another episode of the Mind of a Millionaire podcast. In the last 50 years, the average life expectancy has jumped nearly ten years. That is ten more years that we must include when budgeting out our retirement, which worries many people. With that said, there are numerous ways which we can all strive to make sure our retirement savings is sufficient throughout our golden years.

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“I have heard a lot about the FIRE community – what steps should I take to retire early?” [0:38]

F.I.R.E. – Financial Independence Retire Early

Instead of saving 15% of your income, save 50% [2:13]

What about the tax penalties resulting from pulling that money early? [2:41]

“I want to begin saving for my child’s college – the only concern I have is what happens to that money if my child doesn’t need it, say they receive a scholarship or choose to go to the military?” [5:03]

“Life expectancy is increasing – what can I do to make sure my retirement savings lasts?” [7:18]

Fixed income investments vs. the stock market [7:36]

Bucketing Strategy [9:31]


Let us know what you think: What do you think about making that retirement money last throughout retirement? Do you practice any habits or routines that you would recommend?

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