This is an interesting article from the Wall Street Journal on how there are clusters of stockbrokers who have regulatory problems. The clusters are around areas that have high concentrations of elderly investors.
I don’t normally put much faith in the thousands of studies that are conducted about seniors but this is one I’ll believe.
As I get older. I hear lots of my peers quote sayings that are supposed to make us feel better about aging. “You’re only as old as you feel.” “70 is the new 50.” “Age is just a number.”
But it seems now that there may be something to the saying that “Age is just a state of mind.” This is a good read from the New York Times on how experiments may perhaps prove the saying.
You don’t really think I have an answer for that do you? It’s one of those questions with as many answers as there are people. But there are always journalists willing to take a shot at it so here’s another one from the Globe and Mail. This one seems to feel there are fewer benefits to retiring earlier than later. For most, the deciding factor is financial but there are some other reasons to consider.