Author: Bill Perkins
Hardcover: 240 pages
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Publishing date: July 28, 2020
Who is this book for?
- Readers of any age who are tired of losing out on life’s best experiences as they save for their so-called Golden Years.
What’s inside this book?
- Perkins’ controversial philosophy for prioritizing lifelong memorable experiences over hyper-saving for retirement
- A practical guide for optimizing and enjoying each stage of life
- Illustrative anecdotes from Perkins’ own life experience and inspiring tales of others
- Revolutionary insights about time, money, and happiness from psychological science and behavioral finance
5 lessons you’ll learn from this book:
- How to live each day to the fullest
- How to stop over-saving and under-living
- How to maximize your memorable lifetime moments by “experience bucketing”
- How to convert your earnings into priceless memories by following your “net worth curve”
- How to navigate whether to invest in, or delay, a meaningful adventure based on your “spend curve” and “personal interest rate”
4 questions this book will answer for you:
- If I’m doing everything right, why am I feeling cheated out of life’s best moments?
- Do I really have to forego an experience today to save for tomorrow?
- Is there a way to responsibly plan for retirement without compromising my quality of life?
- Does contemporary science support the theory that a life of saving brings happiness?
What people are saying about this book:
- “This book provides an amazing blueprint to living your life while using your resources correctly!” — Kevin Hart
- “Bill Perkins’ Die with Zero teaches us how to trade off money for something of real value — life’s moments of pure joy, whose memories are our ultimate treasure.” — Laurence Kotlikoff
- “This book brilliantly gives one a roadmap for living life over planning for death, for making a difference while you’re here to see that difference become real, and for generating priceless memory dividends with friends and family which far exceeds the value of any portfolio.” — W. Randall Jones
- “Read this book, change your thinking, and wake up to accumulating experiences now before it’s too late.” — David Bach
Do you agree with Perkins’ philosophy? Share your opinion in the comments.