Being thrifty with money is a good thing, but don’t let it rule you.
We are all a product of our upbringing and the experience of our younger years, and if being poor in your youth has turned you into an adult penny pincher, you’re certainly not alone. Many entering retirement today have, over their lifetime, experienced periods of time when scraping up enough money to make ends meet was just a part of how things were “in the old days”. Nevertheless, if that causes you a good deal of anxiety today, as this Forbes article by Robert Laura points out, the first step is recognizing the issue and how to cope with it. Click here to read more.