There is no scenario where return comes with scant attention, time, or energy.
There is a lot that is unsettling about the world right now. War. Cost of living increases. Rising interest rates. Economic slowdown. Political uncertainty. Currency fallouts. Financial market declines.
How to we conserve our energy during these times?
Multiple events have presented this year that threaten our financial security. It has been particularly brutal for our investments, to the extent that even safe investments like bonds have let us down.
What is our response, or more accurately, what should our response be?
I have been watching people grapple with big life decisions. Should I accept that disappointing offer on my property? Should I move closer to my children? Should I walk away from my life’s work because my values have changed? Should I end my long-term relationship?
It has been interesting to see how people engage with these decisions.