This week on @blueleaf, we’re featuring an article from the New York Times titled “Looking Ahead To The Spend-Down Years.” It cites a line of behavioral economic research from Northwestern University’s Kellogg School of Management showing that participants who had seen a computer generated photo of what they will look like at retirement age allocated twice as much to retirement as those who did not.
Seeing your retirement, making it a more immediate, real, and impending stage of life, can help you plan accordingly.
Looking Ahead To The Spend-Down Years – New York Times
Enjoy the rest of our links below:
The “Fair Price” For Gold – My 1st Million At 33
Too Many Chiefs – Economist
5 Financial Goals For Baby Boomers – Good Financial Cents
I Don’t Want To Retire(ment Planning) – Oblivious Investor
Money Funds Try Risk Again – Wall Street Journal
Free Market Housing Fixes – Kudlow’s Money Politics
Second Recession? Bull, Says Warren Buffet – Investment News
Basel III Is Here – Rortybomb
The Liquidity Trap: How The U.S Economy Will Come Back – Green Panda Treehouse
The Cost Of Waiting When Saving For Retirement – Spruce Up Your Finances
Where Greenblatt Is Finding Value – The Guru Investor
Quote Of The Day – The Daily Middle
The Dangers Of Small Cap Share Tips – Monevator
Financial Tips From Angel And VC Investors – Science Business
Spouses Investing Together, Not As Individuals – Canadian Finance Blog
Economic Indicators Aren’t So Bright – Barel Karsan
Have a great weekend!