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Financial Autonomy

Recently, I had the opportunity to sit across from a couple nearing retirement, and looking for some options with regards to their cash flow needs, possible retirement dates, and the ever-present question, “Do we have enough?” Typically, these conversations involve careful consideration given to a number of different worries, fears and “big” problems that clients face. Frequently I will work with couples who have a hard time agreeing on how much they can spend in retirement, how much the can afford to save, and where to prioritize and allocate the money (to retirement, a wedding, college, etc.). This couple, however, was different. Well in position to enter retirement comfortable with little, if any to worry about, the tension between these two spouses could be cut with a knife – it was almost tough to sit through. One would snip at the other, and the other would interrupt while the snipping […]

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