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Timeless classics, not one-hit wonders, will sustain your financial plan

Paul McCartney recently wrapped up his Freshen Up tour with a sendoff show before more than 56,000 fans at Dodger Stadium. The 77-year old global icon performed a setlist of nearly 40(!) songs over three-plus hours before surprising his fans with Ringo Starr and Joe Walsh for a six-song encore. While the tour received mostly glowing reviews, a common theme in the feedback from concertgoers was that the concert hit a lull whenever McCartney decided to pivot to songs off his 2018 album, Egypt Station, or other tracks from his post-Beatles and Wings discography. Poking fun at this with the crowd, he said, “When we play an old Beatles song, all the cellphones come on and it looks like a galaxy of stars out there. And when we do a new song, it looks like a black hole. But we don’t care, we’re going to do the new ones anyway!”

On the opposite end of the country, another group of international living legends is in the midst of their own statewide tour. The Rolling Stones kicked off the North American leg of the No Filter Tour in June, two months later than originally planned. The postponement was due to 75-year old front man Mick Jagger going under the knife for an unanticipated heart-valve replaceme