Take a look at this graphic comparing average costs in the 1980s vs. today:
Isn’t it interesting that technology is the only thing that costs LESS?
It is scary to think everything is more expensive, people are living longer and spending more years (and dollars) in retirement, yet we are savings less. The simple act of living makes it hard to save. This graphic shows us how critical retirement planning is, to protect what you have AND make the most of it.