It’s your money. Why not make the most of it?
The same excuses generations of people have used may be the same ones you are using today. What are your excuses?
While growing up, you probably heard many of the same old wives’ tales I did: if you keep making that face, it will freeze that way. Coffee stunts your growth (or makes hair grow on your chest). You can’t go swimming for 30 minutes after eating, or you will get cramps and drown. We’ve all heard them, and some, you may still believe. I’d like to dispel a few common financial myths.
As Adopt a Grandparent Day becomes a two-pronged outreach, businesses and organizations are encouraged to adopt a participating facility – which involves buying, decorating, filling and delivering treasure boxes to their facility and providing volunteers for in-person visits.
Like all scary stories, mine opens peacefully. You and your spouse are enjoying your retirement. Your health is good, and you are doing all the things you dreamed of together. Then, suddenly and tragically, you lose your spouse. As you struggle to deal with your grief, the next trauma comes. You discover that the documents you signed several years ago when your spouse retired don’t have a loophole, and in addition to losing your spouse, you’ve also lost a substantial portion of your income.