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Tools are Great for Father's Day - And for Investors
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If you're a dad, you may well be

pleased to unwrap some tools as Father’s

Day gifts. Of course, it might be a stereotype

that all men are handy at repairs;

women certainly can be every bit as good

when it comes to building and fixing

things. In fact, the construction process

is valuable for anyone to learn – and the

same skills that go in to creating and

mending physical objects also can be

applied to financial projects – such as working

toward a comfortable retirement.

Here are a few of those skills:

• Diagnosing the challenge – A good

craftsperson knows that the first step

toward accomplishing any outcome is

to assess the challenge. So, for example,

if you want to build some bookshelves

right into the wall, you’ll need to locate

the wall studs, determine if you have

adequate space for the shelving you want

and allow room for future expansion.

Similarly, if you want to retire at a certain

age, you need to consider the key

variables: your current and future income

(How much can you count on from your

retirement plans?), where you’ll live

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