This post is part of the Retiree Next Door Movement, whose mission is to encourage people to stop procrastinating on planning their retirement. The movement is led by MoneyTips.com who are passionate about helping people retire comfortably. They are so passionate about the topic that they they put together this awesome guide, The Retiree Next Door: Successful Senior’s Surprising Secrets, that you can download for free here (until September 30th). This book highlights 500 successful retirees from all types of backgrounds and demographics, and the strategies that they used to retire successfully. The one thing they all had in common, which is the theme of today’s post, is that they didn’t have an excuse.
You know what’s sad?
Despite all the talk about retirement planning, and all the information available on the web, millions of people still aren’t saving for retirement.
You know what’s even worse?
Many of them give lousy excuses! Well, not on my watch.
Today, I call out 17 of the worst excuses for not saving for retirement. Do any of these sound familiar?
If so…you’re busted! On to the list….