If you are like most people in the over 50 or Baby Boomer crowd, you are rightfully concerned about having saved enough to provide enough income in your retirement years. That income will be needed to allow you and your spouse to relax and enjoy your well earned retirement years. Like me, you have probably dreamed of the time when you would have more control over your lifestyle and not have to put up with jobs or people you do not care for just to make ends meet.
No, we want better than that! I decided long ago that, sooner or later, I would enjoy being the master of my own life and not having to do the things that I have had to do my entire career. I will probably never quit working entirely; I wanted to just quit having to work. I will do this on my terms!
But, I have been worried! Worried about my lack of a traditional pension, the eventual insolvency of the Social Security system, the housing market, oil dependency, the falling dollar, etc, These worries combine to have me concerned whether or not I have saved enough over the years.
Maybe you have heard the analogy that defines the word commitment It say that this morning I had eggs and ham for...