Question: I thought I would be a lot closer to being able to retire now. But I may be working a lot longer. I guess I’m OK with that, but how many others are in my situation? It seems to me it could be a lot.
Answer: Your instincts are correct. There are a lot of people who will be waiting quite a while longer before they are able to retire.
But while you are waiting, consider the difference between waiting in line at Disney World or waiting in line at the drivers license bureau. Both involve waiting, but the sense of anticipation could not be more divergent.
With this past Tuesday having been National Voter Registration day and the first presidential debate having been the night before, voting has been the topic of many a tweet this week. We have been taught since elementary school that voting is a “civic duty,” but what moral weight does a vote actually carry?
The road of worry — read a map; try to avoid that route.
We all worry in different degrees and circumstances. This is normal. Worry can cause us to be aware and prepare. It may make some of us fall on our knees in prayer. Sometimes worry can lead to or aggravate depression. Then if depression ravages the mind and heart it can be deadly.