The Average Savings of Americans

Let’s start today’s LIFEies with this crazy stat: 48% of ALL American households headed by someone over 55 years of age have NO retirement savings whatsoever. Now, let’s look at the average retirement savings by age:I strongly believe, we can do better.  How? –Lower your lifestyle and delay gratification  We lived in the house I owned before we got married and had 4 kids… Read more →

Your Gut

Our LIFEies today is about microbiota. “What now?” Don’t worry, we’ll start off with a few simple definitions:  —Microbiota – the microorganisms of a particular site, habitat or creature. The human microbiota, for example, consists of all the collective microorganisms, bacteria, etc. that live within our bodies.   —Dysbiosis – the reduction in microbial diversity. —Microbiome hypothesis – This postulates that our influence on the… Read more →

Decision Making Part 1

Over the next two weeks we will look at making decisions. This week, I have a great article from Farnam Street on this topic.  Next week, you will get to see a simple Decision Matrix and two questions that help drive decisions. For now, let’s talk about what we need to make decisions: –Are we being rational? They say below, don’t be unintentionally… Read more →