#18 Deal with Death By Celebrating Life [Podcast]
Deal with Death By Celebrating Life
Last week, I wrote about my sister's passing and her wish that her family have a "Celebration of Life" picnic (you can read it here).
In this podcast, I share my thoughts on my sister's choice and one way you can deal with death by celebrating life.
How to Overcome New Car Fever
New car fever is a difficult bug to beat. Everyday, driving, you window shop as you drive, imagining yourself in the car models you see whizz by. Once you're bitten, the fever typically ends with you in a shiny new car.
- Remember your priorities
- Detail your car at least every other month
- Pay for a complete car wash once per week
- Buy a some key accessories to refresh your cars look
A Useful App to Help You Identify Spending Habits
Once every two months you should track your spending habits with an app like Expensify to:
- Create an opportunity to discuss spending habits
- Reconcile your spending habits with your stated financial priorities
- Identify wasteful spending habits
- Keep you and your partner accountable to each other
Want to Win a Free Book?
I'm giving away a free workbook to help you write your life story. Be the 20th person to submit a review in iTunes and you'll receive Donald Miller's Storyline 2.0. When you complete the Storyline process, you’ll have a life plan that will give you clarity and direction for living a great story.
- Storyline 2.0 by Donald Miller
- How to Budget
- How My Sister's Death Became a Celebration of Life
RESOURCES MENTIONED IN THIS EPISODE
Roger’s YouTube Channel - Roger That
BOOK - Rock Retirement by Roger Whitney
3-video Series: 5 Minute Retirement Makeover
Roger’s Retirement Learning Center
The Retirement Answer Man Facebook Page