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Early retirement takes more than a good financial plan. You have to evade the traps.

Early Retirement Traps You’re Not Planning For Yet

By Joe Casey Early retirement is a big achievement that’s years in the making. It takes vision, planning, discipline, and sacrifice to reach the point where work becomes a choice and not a financial necessity. But there are some early retirement traps you may not be planning for yet – and they could create challenges that may surprise you. Ten Early Retirement Traps to Avoid As a retirement coach, I see a number of early retirement traps that many of my client’s experience.  Putting them off can impact your experience in retirement and mute the rewards of retiring early. The […]
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Hiring a Retirement Coach? Here’s What to Look For

By Joe Casey   Who needs a retirement coach?  There will be over 3.6 million people in the US turning 65 each year for the next two decades. [1]  And with many pursuing early retirement, there are more people than ever before navigating the transition to retirement.  And there’s a growing cadre of retirement coaches ready to help. But it’s important to hire the right retirement coach for you.   What’s Driving the Growth in Retirement Coaching? Retirement is a major life transition with a significant emotional component. There’s a growing awareness that retirement is about much more than money. […]
Football is a demanding sport but its tough to retire early and walk away from.

What An Elite Athlete’s Early Retirement Teaches You About How to Retire

by Joe Casey   Can an elite athlete’s early retirement give clues on how to retire?  I woke up extra early on Sunday morning and was surprised to learn that Andrew Luck, the quarterback of the Indianapolis Colts had suddenly announced his retirement the night before. At age 29. News of his retirement leaked on Twitter during the team’s preseason game. Instead of informing his teammates after the game as planned, Luck held a hastily arranged press conference, which was originally targeted for Sunday. His press conference was emotional and heartbreaking at times as he explained what was the “hardest […]

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