The early bird catches the worm – and, in the investment world, also potential for greater returns. Think about this: IRA investors can make IRA contributions any time from January 1 of the tax year to the following year’s April tax-filing deadline.
What’s your ideal retirement? Relaxing on the beach, playing golf, spending time with your family, writing the great American novel, or travelling the world? Whatever you see yourself doing, it’s the well-deserved payoff for decades of saving, correct?
Mark Suster, an entrepreneur turned venture capitalist that focuses on early-stage technology companies, has written extensively on what he refers to as “the co-founder mythology.” That is, business relationships evolve, and not always in the positive way the partners envision.
What can you do if you suspect your parent should no longer be driving? Inspect the car for dents. Meet with his/her physicians to review their health and medications. Suggest a test drive to observe and assess their ability. And, if your suspicions are confirmed, it’s your responsibility to convince your parent to surrender the car keys.
When I read Tim Prosch’s book, The Other Talk: A Guide to Talking with Your Adult Children about the Rest of Your Life, I knew I had to have him come and talk to our clients and their guests. The event is scheduled for September 4th beginning at Noon.