Coping with an Empty Nest
Children have the ability to crawl into all the spaces in our hearts and life. We often wonder what we were doing with our time before they were born! Our life revolves around their school, after school activities, health and emotions. Even our holidays are centered on their interests and needs. So when it is time to send them away to college overseas or another town for further education, or even marriage, it can be heart wrenching.
Why You Need to Save
Living from pay cheque to pay cheque is frightening for anyone, but especially so for someone with a single income and a family to support. Here are some reasons which may make you consider the importance of building some savings in your account.
Preparing for Retirement
Retirement is often considered a rite of passage... as inevitable as the birthdays that signal its oncoming. Although some of us do dread not having office to go to and nothing to look forward to, no break in the monotony - for many retirement is something to look forward to - a time when, as Khalil Gibran puts it, time is no longer money and hence we can spend it as we like!