Weekend Reading: Understanding How Concepts of Time Impact Your Financial Plans

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Our perception of time can shape our financial plans for retirement. Yes, you read that right. We all see time a little differently, and how we interpret time impacts how we save and spend in our golden years. This article explores why we tend to focus on the present and why we might not save as much as we should for the future. By understanding these quirks of human nature, we can craft smarter retirement strategies that set us up for financial success down the road.


Key Takeaways:

📌 Consider how sequential time, timeliness, and eternal values influence financial decision-making.

📌 Embrace the interconnectedness of financial decisions with economic, social, environmental, and scientific factors.

📌 Ensure your values and aspirations align with your financial plan.