How Much Money Do You Really Need To Retire?
How Much Money Do You Really Need To Retire?
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What brought this on?

My wife is turning 50.

She’s the spring chicken in this couple. She is not taking it well.

I also thought getting old would take a lot longer. A few years back, I passed the 50-yard line (did you know fifty is only 14 in Scrabble?). So I started to really ponder about retirement? Will I have enough money? What even is enough? I have searched far and wide. My queries probably altered Google’s search algorithm temporarily. Now that you’re here, you get to benefit from my scientific, extensive analysis. Alright, it’s not that scientific, and it’s not the most…


There is an overemphasis on the defensive side of data governance, but that’s a mindset. Go on the offensive, focus on value from data.

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In today’s fast-paced and increasingly digitized business world, the significance of data is unquestionable. It is the foundation of decision-making, the driver of initiatives, and the fuel that powers organizations to outpace competitors. For some businesses, data is etched into even the most basic day-to-day operations.

Therefore, data availability, quality, consistency, relevance, and trustworthiness are crucial for a business’s ability to function and achieve its objectives. As organizations define Data Governance services (what they get out of it), we wanted to help you by identifying five to keep in mind to make sure value creation is at the top of…


How to get fit over 50?

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No worries. I’ve got you covered. Health and fitness are essential later on in life. But first, let’s focus on me for a minute.

I am into a good living. But to truly enjoy life, I have to stay in shape. It helps with everything; you know what I mean, guys. For fitness, consistency is vital, and we also know that eating right is probably even more critical. They say habs are made in the kitchen. Well, that train has left the station for me, but it’s still important to watch yourself.

The goals

Everyone has a different goal. For me, it…


But once you commit, you must stay the course.

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Ten years ago, my wife and I decided to become foster parents. We couldn’t conceive and wanted to have children. Then, in late 2013, our wish came through. Two beautiful boys came into our lives, and we haven’t looked back. Bliss.

Well, that’s not entirely accurate.

You see, I was 47 already when that happened. Why did I wait so long? With this much mileage, sometimes you get a change of partner. I got re-married at 35. …

Marc-Eric LaRocque

Fascinated by the management side of data, marketing, startups, wine, and travel

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