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Old 11-20-2018, 05:43 AM
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If you could give your 30 year old self advice. What would that be?
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Stay single!!!!!!
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Old 11-20-2018, 05:57 AM
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stay single!!!!!!
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Old 11-20-2018, 05:58 AM
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Think with the correct head
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Old 11-20-2018, 06:00 AM
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Save as much as you possibly can for your retirement! While at 30 it may seem such a long way off, once you’re there, there ain’t no chance foe a do-over!
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Enjoy every day for what it is, because tomorrow it will be a memory...if you're lucky.
Take nothing for granted.
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I'll vote with the retirement one. We managed to get here quite comfortably, but I KNOW there are things I should have done differently.
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When you see new advancements or trends in technology or business...... buy stock. In the early ‘90s if I had bought computer stocks in stead of that damn computer or for example Home Depot stock instead of bitching about how crowded the store was I would be rich.
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Raise hell while you still can.
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Don’t count on your employer to fund your retirement. Start a business that will have value and you can sell at retirement. A business that relies on you for survival has no real value to someone else.
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My guess most of us older guys would focus on what didn't work out so well.... and give advice to prevent a particular pitfall. Me... I've had a blessed life and would say "stay the course".
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My mother in laws advice, ” Use it or lose it”

So I wore it out.
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Don't drink so much
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Enjoy your life and Save your Money Too!
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try harder to find a gal to marry that was not crazy, but that may not be possible.
they all go there sooner or later
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Only 55, the 21 year old Marine would tell me now, you got fat!
6ft 165, Marines, today, 203, ahhhhh!!!!!
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Old 11-20-2018, 09:02 AM
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Never, EVER look back! Coulda's, shoulda's, woulda's are a monumental waste of time and contribute nothing to the quality of the future.
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Never buy a Dodge
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Being content, in spite of life's difficulties, is way underrated.
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Originally Posted by horsepen40 View Post
Save as much as you possibly can for your retirement! While at 30 it may seem such a long way off, once you’re there, there ain’t no chance foe a do-over!
I would go with this one, put money in a 401k if available or open an IRA and put as much as you can in it. If it is done automatically it is easier, you get used to it. Even if you have to start small. Behold the magic of compounding.
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