I WAS 45 YEARS old in 1988. That year, my oldest child started college and, the next year, my second son. Two years later, it was my daughter’s turn. The year after, my youngest went off to college. I had at least one child in college for 10 years in a row.
I bet you think this is a story of college loans and other debt. Nope, it’s about retirement planning. After going into major debt and using all my assets, other than my 401(k), I had several years to recover. Fortunately, I was also eligible for a pension—and I eventually retired at age 67.
Read the full story: Source: Late Start – HumbleDollar