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Interesting Stuff on the Web

Interesting stuff on the web is what I have read through out the week. I read a lot of articles and there is always a few that I feel is worth you reading. Often I have a different opinion than the articles I post on Interesting Stuff On The Web but they are all well written pieces. Here are the links. Enjoy !!

15 Best Retirement Cities in Europe “Retirement is an exciting time of wrapping up your many years of service to society and starting a new adventure in life using all the knowledge and wisdom you’ve acquired over the years. Then comes the question of where to live – where you have your whole adult life? Or moving to an incredibly beautiful, new location?” 

Partying Like It’s 2007 part one/Dividends Diversify “With the financial markets hitting new high after new high, I can’t help but think about the end of the last bull market in 2007.”
Surviving The 2002 -2007 Bull Market Hangover (Part 2)/Dividends Diversified “ I wrote about why today seems a little like the aging bull market of 2007 all over again. And, the effects the 2007 – 2009 bear market had on us. It had lasting effects on us personally, professionally and financially.”

Are you Prepared for Retirement?/ Tony Sagami  How much do you have saved for retirement? Most financial planners recommend a nest egg that is 10 times your annual salary.With the median income in the United States around $57,000 a year, that means the average American needs to save about $600,000 (not including your home’s value) to comfortably retire.”

Interesting Stuff on the Web

Interesting stuff on the web is what I have read through out the week. I read a lot of articles and there is always a few that I feel is worth you reading. Often I have a different opinion than the articles I post on Interesting Stuff On The Web but they are all well written pieces. Here are the links Enjoy !

Top 20 Places to Retire if You Hate the Cold “When you reach retirement age, there’s no reason why you should spend your freedom from the rat race in the freezing cold. You can be a snowbird and seek warmer climes every winter or you can retire to one of these places. We’ve picked places suitable to different preferences and tried to stay away from the common spots jammed with ex-pats. Better start topping up that RRSP!” 

The End/Garth Turner The Greater Fool “Dying sucks. But it’s universal. It’s the only event in life that, with 100% certainty, arrives. We can deny it all we want, pretend to be forever young, believe our children make us eternal and put off preparing indefinitely, but the result’s the same.”

Six Themes That Will Drive the Next Five Years/ Robert Huebscher “Those looking for an optimistic forecast for U.S. equities can turn to Northern Trust. Bob Browne, its chief investment officer, identified six themes that will drive the capital markets over the next five years. Taken together, they translate to 5.9% annual returns for U.S. stocks over that period, which includes 2017.”

These places around the world will pay you to move to them “In order to reverse falling population trends, fill empty homes and jobs and boost the local economies there are some places on the planet where the local government will actually pay you or offer other incentives to get you to relocate there. We take a look at where you could receive more than just a warm welcome.”