Category Archive: Invest for the Singularity

Jun 27 2014

Financing A Long-Lived Future – Zoomer Article

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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

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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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Mar 20 2014

Your Retirement Readiness Greatly Depends On These Two Big Swing Factors

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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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Nov 17 2013

Why The Increasing Pace of Innovation and Disruption Matters To Your Life and Retirement

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Impacts to your income, your assets, your pension safety, your longevity are just a few reasons that the exponential advances in technology need to be part of your thinking and planning.

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Oct 14 2013

Anti-aging and Rejuvenation Research Is a Surprising Key to Averting Global Financial Crisis

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The idea that by helping people live healthier and longer lives we can also greatly help the global economy is, I find, very intriguing. This is the thesis of Alex Zhavoronkov’s book “The Ageless Generation: How Advances in Biomedicine Will Transform the Global Economy”.

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Oct 06 2013

The Future And You – Interviews Michael Nuschke of Retirement Singularity

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Recently, Stephen Euin Cobb, of the podcast series “The Future and You”, interviewed me on all things “Retirement Singularity”. We got into healthy life extension, technological disruption, life coaching and the impacts to personal finances.
In particular we discussed most of the themes inside the “End of Retirement As We Know It” report.

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Jun 09 2013

Global Future 2045 – Check Out These Promo Videos from Kurzweil, Diamandis, Church, Martin and Others

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The Global Future 2045: International Congress is approaching. But no need to wait as some great content from an amazing list of speakers is already on the site. Check out these excellent short clips from Ray Kurzweil, George Church, Peter Diamandis and James Martin

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May 27 2013

Retirement Age 65 No Longer THE Retirement Age

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Is moving retirement age to age 70 the solution for retirement funding shortfalls? As we cope with people living longer and longer, still the acceleration of the rate of change is not appreciated. Moving retirement age to age 70 is an incremental idea couched in outdated assumptions.

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May 14 2013

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

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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

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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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