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Boldly Preparing for the Promising Future

Sponsored by blooom, inc. Originally posted at blooom.com/blog

“Knowledge equals profit.”
– 74th Rule of Acquisition

I’ve been fascinated with the future since I was a kid. I grew up watching reruns of “Star Trek” with my dad, as well as “Star Wars,” “Back to the Future,” and “Logan’s Run.” I even frequently played out scenes from “Battlestar Galactica” (first generation) at recess. (Perhaps I’m dating myself a bit with these references….)

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Money didn’t play a huge role in a lot of these futuristic societies, though you did often see Starbuck racking up cubits at the poker table. And Quark, like any good Ferengi, was obsessed with amassing gold-pressed latinum. Pretty much all the stories were about making it through the crisis situation of the moment. (Pesky Klingons and Cylons!)

I wonder if Quark, the owner of Quark’s Bar on Star Trek’s Deep Space Nine space station, ever thought about the future and planned for his golden years? Or was he more focused on that week’s take from the Dabo tables? With a little simple planning and a good 401k analyzer, he could build a nice nest egg and let it blooom into an optimized savings strategy for his future (see what I did there?).

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