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Monday, 30 May 2016

I 67 still working. You 60 want to retire?


Quote : Rolf Suey29 May 2016 at 21:57

In my course of life, I witness one funny phenomenon:

Average middle class striving for financial freedom and condemn the rich that they are lavish n not frugal and that is incorrect. Imagine even stepping into a condo can be a crime because later u may be attracted to buy and can never achieve FF.

Ultra hi net worth people looking at the middle class saving every single cents n yet still struggle in life. UHNW strive for more business success to earn more money (not to be lavish) but to have self-fulfillment in “earning”!

Sometimes I really wondered if both belongs to the same mindset category, just wear different clothings.

The one that beats both category is those who truly know themselves and what they really want in life and strive towards it. In the process creates value for people around them.




His GCTO: "I 67 still working. You 60 want to retire?"

Uncle8888: "The difference is I am sick man and not much time left!" :-) Giving his GCTO a politically correct answer. LOL!


Actually, an honest answer to his GCTO should be. "How can you retire? Once you retired you won't be surrounded by many Yes Men supporting whatever you said!" LOL!

4 comments:

  1. The lower we are in social and working hierarchy, the simpler the reason to retire.

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  2. The longer you work, the more money you'll have for retirement. But the longer you work, the less time you'll have to enjoy that retirement.
    — Wall Street Journal

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    1. Money is important for retirement in that it is a means of survival, a foundation for comfort, and a tool to accomplish some of your life’s goals. It can’t guarantee happiness or health or love, however. And regardless of how much you have set aside, money cannot buy creative fulfillment. The key to a happy retirement is to have enough money to live on, but not enough to worry about.
      — from How to Retire Happy, Wild, and Free

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  3. Why retire?
    Good money and the power and privilege.
    Yes money for my next and next generations leh!

    For us it's not for us to decide unless you are a professional or running your own business.
    At 53, what types of job available that can give me a lot of money, prestige & power?

    Retire lol!

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