• Big Picture Hustling

    Timing

    Timing is everything. Conventional wisdom states that if you work hard, save 15% of your salary and invest it every month, you’ll have enough to retire. You can control what you spend. You can control, to a degree, what you earn. But you can’t control fate. Millennials know this well. When we were entering the workplace, the United States got hit with The Great Recession. The crisis decimated entire age cohort’s job prospects. I remember many of my classmates had their hard fought job offers rescinded. At the time, thousands of Americans were losing their jobs and equity markets were tanking. Housing, long espoused as the middle class’ ticket to…