It’s almost Christmas which means it’s time to go over my bucket list. Christmas is the perfect time to reflect a bit and evaluate what you want to do in the future. We all have a few days off and nobody really wants to think about finance too much. Besides, RB40Jr is on winter break so I don’t have time to write serious posts. I’ll take it easy and focus on the holidays until after New Year. Updating my bucket list fits the occasion.
For those of you not familiar with the term, a bucket list refers to a list of things you want to do before you die, aka “kick the bucket” in American slang. Anyway, I started this Christmas tradition in 2013 when I turned 40. I didn’t want to wake up at 65 and start a list then. Life is short so we need to enjoy the journey. We shouldn’t wait until retirement to enjoy life.
This year, I’m revamping my bucket list extensively. My old list had too many things on it. 4 years isn’t a long time, but I’ve changed a bit. Some of the things on my old bucket list don’t seem so interesting anymore. This bucket list 2.0 will be limited to just 10 things that I really want to accomplish in life. Check them out.
Christmas Bucket List 2.0 Serious Stuff Help our son graduate college with no debt. My parents funded my college education and I’m forever grateful for that. I got a good job after graduation and I was able to start investing in the stock market right away because I didn’t have any debt. I hope to do the same for RB40Jr. We’ll probably tell him we’ll pay 50% so he’d have some skin in the game. Once he graduates, then