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  • Retirement Income Realities & Solutions

      November 6, 2019     Intrinsic Blog     0 Comment(s)

    The goal of traditional retirement planning has been to build a “nest egg” of personal savings and investments that will supplement Social Security and pension benefits.  Together, these three sources of retirement income have long been referred to as the […]
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  • Many Boomers Choose a New Perspective on Life and Money

      June 6, 2019     Intrinsic Blog     0 Comment(s)

    In terms of adult development theory, life after 50 is typically a pivotal stage when individuals reflect on the direction their lives are taking, confront their own mortality, and dare to ask themselves, “Am I really happy?” However, what distinguishes […]
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  • Defining “True Wealth”

      April 3, 2019     Intrinsic Blog     0 Comment(s)

    By “how much is enough?,” I mean the amount that will allow you to stop driving so hard professionally should you choose to do so.  I mean the amount that will allow you to feel safe, the amount that will […]
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  • The Purpose Of “Work” In The Second Half Of Life

      March 28, 2019     Intrinsic Blog     0 Comment(s)

    Individuals in mid-life and beyond are increasingly viewing retirement not as a time to relax, but as a time to explore their potential.  It was Abraham Maslow, a psychologist, who gave us the term, “self actualization.”  He called it man’s […]
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  • The Power Of Purpose

      February 6, 2019     Intrinsic Blog     0 Comment(s)

    In Drive: The Surprising Truth About What Motivates Us, bestselling author Daniel Pink presents some of the most compelling and useful research in the field of in human motivation.  One section, “The Good Life,” is particularly enlightening in regard to […]
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  • Buying Ourselves the Gift of Time

      January 7, 2019     Intrinsic Blog     0 Comment(s)

    Most adults are increasingly experiencing a time crunch.  The result is mounting stress and compromised health and vitality.  And yet, despite their best efforts, many individuals express frustration about not being able to bring tasks to completion or having enough […]
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  • The Art & Science Of “Smarter” Spending

      December 18, 2018     Intrinsic Blog     0 Comment(s)

    Although a number of studies have focused on the effect of income on happiness, Elizabeth Dunn, a social psychologist at the University of British Columbia, also wanted to understand the effect of spending choices on happiness. For example, previous research […]
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  • Retirement Expectations

      December 4, 2018     Intrinsic Blog     0 Comment(s)

    Retirement will trigger changes in every area of your life.  As you anticipate and prepare for this stage of life, you are likely to look forward to certain changes and to dread others. In fact, it is not uncommon for […]
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  • Fresh Perspectives & New Resources To Guide Your Giving Decisions

      November 26, 2018     Intrinsic Blog     0 Comment(s)

    Regardless of how or where we choose to give, most of us would like to feel confident that our financial donations are being used wisely.  Thanks to technology and some out-of-the-box thinkers in the social sector, we now have a […]
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  • Kids Need Money Mentors

      November 15, 2018     Intrinsic Blog     0 Comment(s)

    With the level of consumer debt skyrocketing and the cost of housing, education, and health care increasing at double-digit rates, younger generations are facing unprecedented challenges to achieving economic security and financial independence.  Therefore, helping our youth to learn effective […]
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