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Done by 60: At a Loss About Selling Your House?

Done by 60: At a Loss About Selling Your House?

A 60-year-old male walks into a Los Angeles bar and tells the bartender, “I’ve retired from my career in banking, I’ve built up a nice nest egg, and I’m ready to sell my house and move to Palm Springs—just as soon as I can get my house to appraise for more than what I paid for it.” The ...
Lessons from Bowie and Rickman

Lessons from Bowie and Rickman

Alan Rickman and David Bowie had a few things in common (in addition to being likable and talented British entertainers). They achieved a state of financial independence well before “retirement” age, worked because they wanted to and died way too soon. For a year, I’ve been writing about ...
Done by 60: Stop Saving for Retirement

Done by 60: Stop Saving for Retirement

My clients often tell me they want to be financially free by around 60, but not necessarily retired. They want to reduce hours, try something new, have a job with less stress or just take a break to think about the next chapter. So, is it high time that we retired the word “retirement”? Why ...
Overstuffed and Under-experienced

Overstuffed and Under-experienced

Experiences make people much happier than material items because we become bored with our purchases rather quickly, while the memories of experiences are ingrained forever. Never have I felt this more than when I recently came across some autographed framed photos and baseballs hidden away in ...
Done by 60: Living Abroad—a Look at Life as an Expat

Done by 60: Living Abroad—a Look at Life as an Expat

I often wonder what I would do if my worst financial doomsday scenario happened. Maybe some unforeseen event ends my career prematurely. Maybe my mom needs thousands of dollars for long-term care. My current fantasy solution is to become a Central American expat living for about 50 cents on the