Yesterday’s post on rethinking retirement is sparking some discussion over at Facebook, which is good. Why is retirement seen as a universal goal? Is the idea of not working for pay for decades feasible? Or desirable?
We’ll continue talking about that over the next few months. In the meantime, I wanted to revisit the post about planning for pea… read more »
Those of you who read 168 Hours know that I used the HARO (Help a Reporter Out) email list for finding some of my more random subjects. HARO was founded by Peter Shankman, who went on to sell the service and in what seems to be a growing trend among entrepreneurs who cash out, did an Ironman triathlon.
I really enjoyed reading his account of the race, because it show… read more »
(Today we welcome a guest post from Gwen Thompson, owner of Graceful Space, which offers western-style feng shui for the home and office. If you’d like to hear more about paring down the holiday to-do list, I’m offering a free holiday time management webinar today at 12:30pm eastern. Click on that link to register. All you need is a computer wi… read more »
…how should you spend it?
It’s a question many people would love to ponder, and if the economy continues to grow, perhaps a few more people will deal with that question this year than last. In theory, bonuses are what economists call windfall payments — those that are not expected. They fall outside your normal budgeting patterns, and so t… read more »