Keep a long term view, this might just be traffic on the road to your destination.
...what we can do is still pause and take a look when it comes to finances just like Lauren and I do with that last luggage check. You know, what do we actually need, keeping things in perspective. (02:14)Since it took a year to recover in our example now there's only 19 years left for that same $250,000 to grow during our total 20 year period of time that we set. So instead now we've arriving at $1 million with only 19 years to grow, we arrive at a lower number, obviously, around $940,000. (04:43)Yes, it's upsetting but it's upsetting because money is a tool that we're relying on to accomplish our goals. So let's frame it back into money being a tool back into the question of how will this ultimately impact us achieving our goals. (06:11)
Quote for the episode: "So if we can still very reasonably expect to be on a substantially similar path for our goals, if we can frame our mindset as such, then we can really look at all of this a little bit more as perhaps traffic on the highway to our destination." (06:26)
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