Ann Crotty Writer-at-large

It mightn’t have been the best investment advice I ever came across but it was certainly the most interesting: Imagine, for a minute, that you will live until the age of 150.

Apparently, it’s a trimmed back version of one of psychoanalyst Carl Jung’s ideas — that we should behave as though we’re going to live until we’re about 300 or 400.

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