As much as we'd like to believe that abundance requires zero effort, the reality is that there are a number of things that arise in life that can prevent us from enjoying it. One of those things is the scarcity spiral and another is the tax trap. The key to overcoming these diversions starts with understanding what they are and then consciously taking steps to avoid them. In today's episode, Doug offers proven principles that lead to the kind of abundant life we're seeking now and in the future. Here's a quick preview of what Doug covers in this broadcast: * What are the 4 steps to focus outward instead of inward during life's golden years? There are givers and there are takers, but only one is associated with abundance. * In retirement, it can be easy to fall into a scarcity mindset. Learn how to plan for retirement in such a way that there's no need to think this way. * Why is it so unhealthy to spend time obsessing over the success or achievements of others? Doug explains how to beat the need to compare ourselves to the people around us. * Is scarcity a mindset we can inadvertently pass on to our children and grandchildren? The answer may surprise you. * Doug explains how to pass on a legacy of creativity, gratitude and abundance to those who'll follow in our footsteps. * Learn why a shift in how we approach necessary taxes now can save us a bundle of money and a lot of heartache in retirement. * And much, much more… Start by visiting with a wealth architect today. *Life insurance policies are not investments and, accordingly, should not be purchased as an investment.