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If you read that title and immediately recognized the reference, this article is for you! It's time for us geriatric’s to embrace our 40s-ish and take full control of our financial future to ensure that our nest egg is well prepared to support a retirement lifestyle full of avocado toast, and Instagram-worthy vacations.

How do you feel when the global stock markets swoon? Do you resist the urge to bail out when you see the markets dropping like the Roadrunner’s anvil? If you hold tight and keep your positions, you may owe a bit of gratitude to that recessed part of your brain I like to call your inner tax nerd. Its job, you see, is to help you avoid pain, and when I say pain, I mean tax cost.

It is not every day, heck not even every lifetime, that an opportunity to turn $10,000 into $100,000 in less than a month presents itself.

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