Successful Retirement Planning Is Like The Movie “Groundhog Day”

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In celebration of the holiday this week, we thought we’d have a little fun and see what the movie “Groundhog Day,” starring Bill Murray and Andy MacDowell, can teach us about successful retirement planning. Throughout this conversation, we’ll draw parallels between the movie's themes and financial planning, sharing six important lessons to help guide you to financial success.

In celebration of the holiday this week, we thought we’d have a little fun and see what the movie “Groundhog Day,” starring Bill Murray and Andy MacDowell, can teach us about successful retirement planning. Just like Bill Murray’s character, Phil, is forced to relive the same day over and over and learn from his mistakes, retirement planning is an ongoing journey that calls for adaptability, continuous learning, and a commitment to positive change.

Join us for a fun discussion on the cyclical nature of financial planning and the challenges of predicting the future in an uncertain world. Throughout this conversation, we’ll draw parallels between the movie’s themes and financial planning, sharing six important lessons to help guide you to financial success.

Here’s some of what we discuss in this episode:

  • The cyclical process of retirement planning + the role of annual rituals and reviews throughout the process
  • Getting burned by trying to predict the future when it comes to financial investments + the importance of financial preparedness
  • Learning from past financial mistakes and not repeating them
  • Adapting to changes in income, expenses, investment performance, health, and more
  • How small changes in financial planning can lead to big results

 

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ABOUT YOUR HOST...

Donald W. Cash – CPA, CFP®, is an independent advisor. After graduating from Rutgers University, he began his career in 1985 as an accountant. In 1990, he entered the field of Estate Planning, concentrating on long-term care planning. Don has been advising clients in the baby boomer and retirement market for 20 years. He has helped over 1,000 families with their planning needs.

Don advocates for a holistic approach to Estate and Financial Planning and has relationships with other professionals including Attorneys, CPA’s, Mortgage Specialists, Insurance Specialists and Asset Managers.

He is married to Cathy and they have 4 children, Carly, DJ, Nick and Tori. They live in Freehold, NJ.

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