I have been thinking a bit recently about life in two halves. You can define the two halves in a few different ways, but from a money standpoint they are called accumulation and decumulation. That is, we spend the first half of our life in our career, sometimes being all-consumed by it, in the pursuit of money and the accumulation of things. Then at some point, we move into the second half, which is where we start to live off what we have accumulated…we decumulate. Around that time of decumulation can come some changes in mindset. For many it’s a deeper period of life, where one starts to seek more meaning and purpose and dare I say it…happiness. FULL STORY
Where Purposeful Women Manage Meaningful Wealth
Most of my clients are smart, successful women, living incredibly busy lives. Many have a secure career, but something has changed for them creating a feeling of uncertainty about their future. They have been earning and saving well but they realise they do not feel confident that their money will provide for them when they need it.
What’s interesting is that it doesn’t matter what’s happening in their life, they often share the same concerns:
When can I stop working?
Can I maintain my lifestyle?
How can I feel more confident managing my money?