Amidst the increasing chaos of modern day life, meditation is hot. Maybe you’re already on trend, setting aside time each day for mindfulness. (If so, you’re in good company, joining billionaires Oprah Winfrey and Ray Dalio, founder of Bridgewater Associates.) Maybe you’re just now hearing about the practice, which aims to clear your mind to boost focus and creativity while reducing stress. Either way, settle down now and clear your mind. Got some clarity? Good. Now, give some clear-headed consideration to your retirement.
Thinking about preparing for retirement can be daunting, but it’s important. A good first step is just figuring out how you want to live your post-career life. Do you dream about moving to an island paradise to surf and swim your days away? Maybe you want to start a new business, or a non-profit? At what age do you want to retire? How much income do you think you’ll need?
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There are a lot of questions to think of, and we’ve got a tool to help you get started. Spend a few minutes with it. And don’t forget to breathe.