I hope all of our mothers out there received some appreciation and special treatment today. You deserve it.
There was some good reading again this week for those of us thinking about retirement. I say “good” in that the content is worth reading although not all of it brings good news.
Let’s start with Scott Burns’ article on the build up to inflation that we can expect in retirement. You had better start making plans now for adding inflation protection into your retirement portfolio.
Trent at the Simple Dollar wrote some simple (what else?) tips for saving on job-related expenses. I started bringing my own lunch food to work in 2008 which has saved me hundreds of dollars. We need it for retirement don’t we?
Forbes published a list of the top 25 towns to “live well” in. I’m still trying to figure out what “live well” means but I know it doesn’t mean that the town is a retirement haven!