On a recent episode of my radio show, Money Matters, Chuck from Roswell called our listener line. He had just finished breakfast with his wife, and he was phoning in from the road. “Wes, I’m two years away from retirement. I’m driving a BMW 528i, and my wife is sitting next to me, saying, ‘You need to get rid of this car.’”
He was laughing. You could hear his wife in the background, nudging him.
“Let’s say I do want to be the happiest retiree,” Chuck said. “What kind of car should I buy? My wife wants me to get a nice Toyota. In my heart, I know she’s probably right. But what kind of cars do the happy people drive?”
“I’m so glad you called.”
I had plenty of advice for Chuck—a ...