Jun 09 2015

The Future of Business – Book Launch Notes

 I am excited to be part of a collaborative book called The Future of Business; Critical Insights on a Rapidly Changing World by 60 Futurists”. This is a unique book that contains the considered insights of 60 futurists from around the world. A futurist is someone who has chosen to elucidate some aspect of our …

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May 03 2015

On Predicting the Future of Your Life and Your Retirement

Can anyone really tell you what things will be like in 10, 20 or 30 years into your retirement? My articles here at RetirementSingularity.com involve painting some pictures as to how technology will radically shape our future (and what we can and should do about it), but how reliable is this forecasting? The track record …

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Feb 15 2015

There’s Gold In Them-Thar Nanotubes! – Medical Advances Now Tied to Technological Acceleration

An extraordinary wave of new interventions, treatments, medical tools and new and more precise medical knowledge is upon us. They will propel the progression of better and faster diagnosis, treatments cures and prevention,

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Nov 25 2014

Should We Plan on Living Beyond Age 100? “Longevity Risk” and Retirement Revisited

A key theme I write about in RetirementSingularity.com is the idea that we are, I believe, not too far away from being able to extend human healthy life spans well beyond age 120. In my mind, an important unknown is when this will become an accessible and practical reality. My best guess is that the science that will enable this will start showing up in about 15 – 20 years. Since this is not that far away, and likely within your life expectancy, don’t you think it should be something you pay attention to?

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Nov 02 2014

The Coming Age of Unprecedented Healthy Life Extension and Why You Should Be Cheering It On!

Maybe not! Consider that retirement planning is about the future – your future. And given the acceleration of change in our world, consider that your future will be dramatically different than your past.

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Jun 27 2014

Financing A Long-Lived Future – Zoomer Article

cast your mind into the future when advances in science, nutrition and health care begin to take hold and extend our lifespans. It will be a time when age 80 won’t mean falling prey to the typical decline of mind and body that we normally associate with old age. Instead, he suggests we’ll be healthy, energetic and willing and able to keep learning – and keep working.

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May 22 2014

The End of Retirement as We Know It – Executive Summary

Essentially in every crucial area that retirement planning makes assumptions, dramatic changes are coming. I believe that how we think about and plan our retirement is about to be completely undone.

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May 04 2014

Fireside Chat with Zoltan Istvan – Author of “The Transhumanist Wager”

“It’s the idea that if everyone would just, in a one-time event, dedicate one percent of their net worth to life-extension science, that would be something like a trillion dollars- we would almost certainly be able to, in say ten to fifteen years’ time, conquer most diseases and probably eliminate human death itself.” Zoltan Istvan

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Apr 29 2014

Your Retirement Is About Your Future – So Shouldn’t Retirement Advisors Be Listening to Futurists?

It is time for financial planners to incorporate the insights of futurists. They need to do their best to help their clients consider life scenarios that take into account possible future outcomes. They need to become Retirement Futurists!

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Mar 20 2014

Your Retirement Readiness Greatly Depends On These Two Big Swing Factors

Have enough to retire? Some leading retirement researchers have shown that how much you will spend on health care in your retirement, and how long you will live are huge swing-factors in how “retirement ready” you are. Of course your life span and health costs in retirement are unknowable – so what can we do about this? Do we just throw the dice?

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