“Early retirement is just for lazy people.”
“I don't want to save money and retire early, because I'll be bored.”
The two myths above, along with many, many others, are things I often hear people say when they talk about retiring early.
I'm not sure why there are so many negative feelings about early retirement, because I personally love the idea of people striving to retire early and not be “normal.”
I mean, just think about it: Don't you want to retire early, so that you can have the financial freedom to do whatever you want to do?
What's bad about that?
Whether you want to travel, continue working, spend more time with family, or whatever else, retiring early gives you the ability to choose.
Plus, early retirement can be whatever age you want it to be, it doesn't have to be that you retire early at age 30. If you are able to retire at age 60, that's awesome! The point is just to beat the “norm.” [Read more…]