Tag Archives: Work

Oct 24, 2017 – Long years in retirement

By | October 24, 2017

Long lonely years until death. US life expectancy and retirement age for men and women. Life expectancy is rising faster than time at work. That means old retirees have long years until they die: men on average 13 years and women almost 20 years. A recent Bloomberg article said Americans are dying early and retiring late.… Read More »

Oct 20, 2017 – US job mobility

By | October 21, 2017

Staying put. US median years spent at job, by age groups. US job mobility is shifting and millennials are job hoping less often than their parents or grandparents, contrary to what the media portrays. This report by The Economist shows it’s the middle aged workers (45-54 aged men) who are job hoping more often than any other… Read More »

Worth of an investment – comparison of cash, housing & stocks

By | August 14, 2017

See today’s Chart of the day here. Value of $100k invested in Jan 2010 in cash, housing, and S&P Index at the end of Jun 2017 (see more details of this chart at Chart of day, Aug 14, 2017) In Dec 2013, we made an offer of $345k on a house in Washington County, Portland Oregon.… Read More »