Retiring at an early age is possible again, but the rules have changed somewhat. Have you figured out how to retire early, perhaps at age 55 or earlier? Quite a few Americans have.
More importantly, can you afford to leave the 9 to 5 routine when you want to? As you mull that question in your mind, you realize that some changes in your lifestyle, such as home downsizing may be required. However, the solution on how to retire early might not be difficult at all.
We all have dreams about our future. Maybe your dreams look like this: by the time you are middle aged, you are living comfortably but still working hard and smart. When you are older and have figured out how to retire early, you are living the good life without a care in the world. You’ve had great success and look back on your past with great pride.
Life has a way of getting ahead of us all before we know it. Sometimes our dreams get lost in the fact that time passes too quickly with too much to do, much less thinking about how to retire early. We struggle more than we ever thought we were going to. We tend not to focus on our retirement because we are so busy trying to be a success right where we are at. Most people are really good at living in illusion and ignoring the reality. Sometimes if people look at the future, they have to truly admit where they are. Too much of ignoring the reality leads to a life that is not very productive; as the road becomes harder to travel, the illusions begin to crumble in a very painful way. View full post…
Posted: January 18, 2014 Under: Retirement By: Gust Lenglet
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