When you were born may impact the success of your retirement savings more than you realize. Each of us follows a financial trajectory through life that is largely dependent on prevailing economic, political, demographic and social conditions. But does the generation we belong to possess different characteristics of work ethic and savings habits than other […]
The 2-Minute Thought: “My Hopes Are in Cryptocurrency”
Personally, my hopes are not in cryptocurrency. I have no hopes tied up in Bitcoin, Ripple, or Ethereum, though I am interested in seeing how they evolve. But I just read a post by Korean journalist Juwon Park titled, “I Am a 24-Year Old South Korean, and My Hopes Are in Cryptocurrency,” and now I […]
The 2-Minute Thought: What Does It Mean To Live For 100 Years?
Laura Carstensen, director of Stanford’s Center on Longevity, wrote in a recent column that reaching age 90 or even 100 is well within reach for many millennials. As a result, millennials will be the first generation ever to spend a third of their lives as what we now call “old people.” That has big implications. […]