Retiree’s Guide: Overcoming Frugality & Embracing Spending, Pt 3 | MHFI 163

Doug and Carl talk about the shift from saving to spending in retirement. It’s not always easy to go from being a big saver to a big spender. Or even a little spender.

  • Budgets in retirement
  • The importance of experiences
  • The Splurge Fund

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0:00 Introduction

1:22 New acquisitions

8:31 How often Carl & Doug review finances

18:38 Doug’s budget & expense tracking

24:53 Buying more time

29:21 Prioritizing experiences, health, quality of life

38:33 Happiness

48:05 Splurging

56:06 Don’t try to optimize

1:01:06 Support the show

1:05:51 Soundcheck – Carl & Mindy’s guest appearance