A Typical American

Found this lament on this website: is this the typical American baby boomer?

I am a late baby boomer and through a recent divorce and the general dowturn in our US economy. I now find myselfelf anxious at what I may be facing retiring in the US. My once fairly robust savings have dwindled - as I'm sure many readers can relate to. While I still have investment properties here, some cash and a reasonable IRA my lack of faith that politicians will ever agian get it right is leading me to an early retirement in an affordable, safe yet energized countty. I mentioned retirement but as an entrepreneur my entire life I'm certain I will be looking for some type of opportunity to invest in a promising enterprise. With that said I enjoy playing golf, have been an avid scuba diver as well as travelled to many countries although not yet Ecuador. I am planning a trip in August or Septemeber. Would appreciate any advice from anyone reading my post that may be able to point me in the right diection. If you live or will be in Equador while I am visiting I would truly appreciate the chance that we may meet for coffee or dinner,

With Regards, Shane

Yes, I think Shane is a typical American baby boomer. 

I now find myself anxious at what I may be facing retiring in the US. My once fairly robust savings have dwindled - as I'm sure many readers can relate to.

Yes, Shane, I'm sure there are many Americans who can relate.

Many American baby boomers are now searching for the New America.

I mentioned retirement but as an entrepreneur my entire life I'm certain I will be looking for some type of opportunity to invest in a promising enterprise.

The nation that sets itself up as what American used to be - a place where entrepeneurs can find "some type of opportunity to invest in a promising enterprise" without undue and excessive government taxation and interference - will quite possibly become the New America. This New America will be on a much smaller scale of course, as the Original America was blessed with it all, wasn't it? But most, if not all, of that blessing has been scoundered - or more accurately - stolen and lost by ... well, let's not go there, shall we?

Let's concentrate on finding the New America. Ecuador just might be that place.

More to follow along those lines.

 

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