Connecting with your future self

How Virtual Reality Can Boost Retirement Savings

What if you could travel into your own future to see what your life will look like in 20, 30 or even 40 years? Well, it turns out that virtual time travel  may just be the best tool to motivate us to save more effectively for retirement—starting at a younger age. We all know about the retirement savings crisis we face in this country. People are living longer than ever. The U.S. has the lowest savings rate of any first-world country. And most employers have migrated from defined benefits to defined contribution pension plans. It’s becoming obvious that the majority of us will be personally responsible for funding the bulk of our retirement. ….[READ]