Investments That Pay Well In Retirement

Most think of money when investing for retirement but there are other things that will pay much better when addressed when young. Chief among these is health and teeth. Education comes in third and, of course, family must be number four. Why list them in this order? Wouldn’t family be first? These are great questions but the reason they are in this order is age related.

Young people don’t consider their family that important but they will undertake education and job experience when nudged. Health awareness should be driven into them from early in their life and looking after their teeth is part of it.

As they grow, however, many of these early lessons take a back-seat to more exciting things and needs change. Many in their late forties, for instance, may not have seen a dentist in decades. They also may have little knowledge of the risks they take with their diet.

At this time in their lives they may also be suffering marriage and family break-downs that lead to other problems, such as addictions. While drug taking is now common among teens it is also something adults do even though they should know better.

The spiral into health and education neglect is showing up ever more in those who are seeking jobs and may even be homeless. Unable to manage their lives they give up and expect that others will provide for them. This does not need to happen and if they had invested more int their own skills and abilities when younger they may escape such trauma.

The best advice for the young is to invest wise for old age. You only get that one chance to do it. If at the age of 50 you are hospitalised with a heart attack or have all your teeth extracted it is too late for regrets.

Money is not important if health and other things are neglected. If one has invested in knowledge, skills, and good health then the rest falls into place.