Tuesday Newsday – 5 Easy Ways to Ruin Your Retirement

February 1st, 2011

Easy can go both ways. It can be good (tips to reaching a goal quicker faster) or bad (that girl in high school).

Although we’re nowhere near retirement, of course we are happily thinking about it (pass the sunblock please…otra Piña colada, por favor?)…so we’ve already started building up that nest egg.

Here’s a great article my dad found (he’s thankfully always sending us stuff about retiring…maybe because he just retired yesterday…in the words of Napoleon Dynamite…luhkeeeee). It’s all about quick and easy ways to ruin your retirement. For those of you keeping score…this is a bad type of easy.

Normally this column likes to accentuate the positive, focusing on the best ways to prepare for a happy retirement in the paradise of your choosing. Of course, there are also some things you don’t want to do if you can possibly avoid them. So this month, five common missteps that can sabotage even the best-laid plans. Read more…

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