Saturday, July 24, 2004


Jonathan Clements at the WSJ publishes weekly personal finance information that often makes their most-downloaded list.  So it was this week when he called attention to various useful web calculators. 

The one that has energized a lot of people is  Fill out a few questions and learn your life expectancy.  Tweak the questions and see which lifestyle changes will give you even more.

It appears that everyone I know that took the quiz will be around for a long, long time. 

Forecasting is a fool's errand but we all do it.  Rethink carpe diem.  Rethink Social Security's viability.  Rethink investment plans.  Rethink everything.