Archive for category Financial
Considering retiring early? Here is a terrific article on some items to consider regarding your retirement.
Have you ever given money to your adult child or loaned money to your adult child? There are not only financial pros and cons to this, but emotional and relationship issues involved. This is a terrific article with many different examples of such situations.
A reader of this blog recently sent me some information regarding the financial cost of a mid-life crisis (*See link below). I have considered the depression and anxiety that accompanies a mid-life crisis and how choices that are made abruptly can affect the entire family (such as an affair or divorce). But I have never considered the financial cost- such as the cost of an expensive car, a breast augmentation, etc.
I also hadn’t considered that women can experience this as well. I have always assumed it was primarily about men- as the mid-life crisis is often associated with the primary provider’s feelings of being “stuck” in a career he hates. So, thank you to my reader who sent me this information- it got me thinking and doing some reading.
I found some terrific suggestions on how to deal with those feelings of dissatisfaction that often spur on a mid-life crisis. Here are some suggestions from web-md if you are in a slump and want to make wise decisions: Read the rest of this entry »