The longer you work, the more money you'll have for retirement. But the longer you work, the less time you'll have to enjoy that retirement. — Wall Street Journal
Money is important for retirement in that it is a means of survival, a foundation for comfort, and a tool to accomplish some of your life’s goals. It can’t guarantee happiness or health or love, however. And regardless of how much you have set aside, money cannot buy creative fulfillment. The key to a happy retirement is to have enough money to live on, but not enough to worry about. — How to Retire Happy, Wild, and Free
Most of the time, whatever decision we made there will be opportunity costs or trade off.
Last updated : 14 Sep 2019
I am 63 yrs old uncle living in HDB heartland who has achieved financial independence @ 56 and finally retired @ 60 from full-time job as employee on 1 Oct 2016.
Single household income since 1995 with three children.
Currently, two sons and one daughter are working.
I have been doing 20 years of long-term investing and short-term trading in Singapore stock market only since Jan 2000 so I am that so-called Panda or Koala in the investment world.
I am currently executing my Three Taps solution model to maintain sustainable retirement income for life till 2038.
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