Financial Forum Podcast

Ep 16: Are You Sabotaging Your Own Retirement?

January 16, 2020

When it comes to money, there are so many things that we have no control over. So why would we not take care of the things that are within our control? Today we talk about the ways people sabotage their own retirement and what you can do to avoid making the same mistakes.

 

Show Notes and Additional Resources: https://fortune-financial.org/ep-16-are-you-sabotaging-your-own-retirement/ 

 

Today's Rundown: 

0:17 – We’re talking about self-sabotage and how we get in our own way.

1:00 – First thing we do is obsess over the short term ups and downs of the market.  

3:33 – Social Security is another major one. We sabotage ourselves by turning it on at the wrong time.

5:21 – We don’t think we’ll need nursing home care or feel it’s too far down the road.  

7:01 – You assume you’ll love your job forever just because it’s great now.

9:32 – Final one is not identifying how much you’ll need to spend in retirement to maintain your desired lifestyle.