With the world population growing 10 fold and and life expectancy up 50% in the last 50 years inevitably we need to start thinking about the possessions we accumulate and how we dispose of them. Here are some facts and figures to get you thinking.
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Common traps that stop us from making the most of living longer
In the game of life the real winners are those who have the most fun with the most possible toys as they play the game. You know you’ve got it wrong if you get to the last play and discover that all your toys are still in their boxes!
Few people ever take the time to find out if they have ‘enough’ and, as a result never get around to putting what they have to go use – learn to do this and you can change your life – and the lives of those that are important to you
Many people spend a life-time saving and in doing so some have created considerable wealth. What they are not so good at is deciding what to do with their nest egg – these are the people who need a Spending Plan
When deciding ‘what next?’ in life the approach needed is remarkably similar, whatever your age
John explores the complete change of perspective needed when moving on from working life
John considers some unintended consequences of not taking account of the ‘bigger picture
An insight into the mindset of the over 65s – the world’s fastest growing market segment
Make sure to value your ‘old friends’