Back in May I took a retirement planning class. It was informative and overwhelming at the same time. Fortunately part of the price included two very detailed workbooks, which have come in handy as I unravel all the details taught.
In addition, they offered two free consultations with the planner who taught the class. It was those consultations that turned out to be even more beneficial than the class.
The planner was a wealth of information beyond retirement planning. He became the source of inspiration I needed to believe my dream of turning writing into my retirement plan was and is valid and possible.
To have someone who spends their days with their head in the world of investments and numbers believe that something creative was a tangible prospect for my future blew my mind. On the numbers side of things, he did have me write a business plan and included that in the retirement plan we discussed at my second appointment.
BUT, it was the wealth of resources he passed on beyond that that became the spark I needed to ignite my plan for the future.Continue reading “An Unlikely Source of Inspiration”