It’s amazing the lengths to which people will go to avoid thinking about their mortality. This Non Sequitur cartoon nicely illustrates the phenomenon.
This couple would rather go to the gates of Hell than meet with a financial advisor to explain retirement plans. They think it’s less painful.
Really? Everyone wants to go to Heaven, but no one wants to die. If you want to live forever, how are you going to pay your expenses? Really, if you have a good financial advisor (I recommend our Trusted Financial Advisor Steve Margulin), it’s not so painful to plan ahead.