Sunday, September 20, 2015

Don't Retire Early Without Replacing 4 Things

Welcome to another episode of CCM blog!  Today's financial literacy lesson revolves around early retirement.  C'mon, don't tell me the idea hasn't crossed your mind.  If you're part of the rat race like me, the thought of laying around on your patio, sipping on margaritas all hours of the day has undoubtedly crossed your mind.  Though this may describe your personal brand of paradise, for some, it could be the beginning of feeling more like they're lost in paradise.

Take the case of one, Markus "Notch" Persson, creator of the wildly popular game, Minecraft.  He sold his game to Microsoft for 2.5 billion and within a year, he had this to say on Twitter:  

"The problem with getting everything is you run out of reasons to keep trying, and human interaction becomes impossible due to imbalance."

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