Retiring early isn’t just for the one percent. But the old plan—work for 40 years and retire on saved income–is no longer working for most people. Our latest Instaread, Set for Life, is designed to help people who earn a median income and have little or no savings produce retirement-level wealth in less than 10 years. Sound good?
The Money-Management Mindset
The problem with people who work really hard for money is that they put almost no thought into managing it once they earn it. You have to keep an eye on the bigger picture of your life and career. That means you can’t become dependent on a standardized career track with predictable earnings increases. You have to start looking for outside income opportunities, which means investing.