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Subject: Re: How much is enough? Date: 3/11/1999 5:02 PM
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jkw1001 Date: 3/11/99 3:41 PM Number: 9073
I am trying to decide whether I should just keep stashing money into the stock market, or if I should do something more "frivolous" like buying a cabin on a lake for my family and me to enjoy now and when I retire.

You owe it to yourself to come to some internal resolution on this. I agree there is no point in saving money so your nephews and neices can spend it after you are dead. My recommendation is to take 2% of the assets annually and make yourself spend it. Take a fancy vacation, or give a generous donation to your church or your alma-mater (give them stock, not money for an added tax break), or take up an expensive hobby, or buy a car you would enjoy driving, or create that family vacation place on the lake.
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