Category Archive: Creative Destruction

May 14 2013

Singularity University’s Salim Ismail on the Age of Technological Disruption

Creative Destruction on the way! This 5-minute interview with Salim Ismail is a great run-down of how technology will cause significant disruptions. Important to see this coming so we can be ready to adapt – and perhaps “surf” the changes, Vs. getting swamped. Retirement Singularity focuses on personal and financial implications to help you survive and thrive.

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Mar 03 2013

Five Financial Impacts of Retirement Singularity

The coming transformation of our world due to advances in technology will impact your financial life in many ways. Five big ones will be; How much you will need to retire, How your pensions may not be able to be counted on, How most investments will be impacted, How your job or business may change or disappear, and How medical related expenses take on new importance.

How much you would need to “retire”
The safety of your pensions
Stock valuations and your investments
Job / Business viability
How you save for and fund medical expenses

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Nov 29 2012

Why You Should Be Ready to Fund Experimental Treatments

One of the 6 Steps in the R.E.C.I.P.E. formula I discuss in my Retirement Singularity: End of Retirement FREE Report (coming out very soon) is the idea that we should have money set aside to pay for new medical treatments that are not available in our country and/or covered under medical plans (assuming we have a medical plan!).
One current example of this is stem cell therapy.

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Nov 16 2012

Retirement Planning; Are You Gambling With Your Future?

CBC TV needed a financial planner to provide some comments about a story they were doing on a big lottery jackpot. What was prompting their interest was a recent survey that suggested a large percentage of Canadians were “planning” on either a lottery win or an inheritance as a component in their financial future! For those who have been following the Retirement Singularity blog, you will know that I believe conventional thinking about retirement is missing the HUGE implications that advances in technology will have on our lives.

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Oct 16 2012

Frightening Facts of Retirement’s Singularity

This article really lays out the crisis of Retirement Planning. However the solution for many if not most people lies in a transformation in how they see their lives unfolding given the emerging Retirement Singularity.

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Oct 12 2012

Jason Silva on Convergence of InfoTech BioTech & NanoTech

Technology is advancing at an increasing rate. One phenomenon that fuels this is the overlapping of technologies. This convergence of technologies will accelerate change and will likely surprise us in its impacts to our daily lives in the years ahead. We live in interesting times!

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Oct 02 2012

3D Printing; Creative AND Destructive Technology

3D Printing is a Creative AND Disruptive technology whose time has nearly come. 3D Printing or “additive manufacturing” is rapidly approaching the price / utility point of being a truly creative AND disruptive force in manufacturing, retail and nearly all areas of the economy.

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