Take this Job and Shove It?

Everyone’s had the thought after a long, grueling, stressful day on the job – if only I didn’t have to go back. How much would it take to make that thought a reality? The recent FIRE movement (Financially Independent, Retire Early) has gotten more and more younger people crunching the numbers….

A Lot Has Changed in 50 Years

Retirement was not always complicated. Between World War II and the 1980s, retirement was a benefit given for a lifetime of service…. However, with rising health care costs, a phasing-out of pensions, longer lives, and a less-than-certain future for Social Security, retirement planning has become more of a hit-or-miss proposition….