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 TOP-TEN REASONS TO RETIRE EARLY

(Also Top-10 Retirement Quotes Relating to

Top-Ten Reasons Why You Should Retire Early)

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Retirement — particulary if we retire early — can be the best time of our lives. The first part of many people's lives, unfortunately, is wasted on mostly boring work activities and the last part is wasted on mostly boring activities in retirement with unfulfilled leisure pursuits. The good news, however, is that many more individuals enjoy retirement than those who don't.

In short, you can feel whole and alive again at any age — young or old —provided you indulge in active retirement activities and have an overriding purpose other than to just exist in comfort.

Fact is, you can retire early whether you retire at 35 or whether you retire at 65. You can also retire early regardless of whether you collect Social Security and regardless of the new retirement age that various governments around the world are trying to impose on their aging populations. With proper preparation, you can bid farewell to the corporate word and enjoy life like you have never done before.

So, if you are asking yourself "Can I retire early?", here are the top-10 reasons to take early retirement:

#1 of Top-10 Reasons to Retire Early

Instead of In Search of Excellence, your favorite book can now be In Praise of Slowness.

#2 of Top-10 Reasons to Retire Early

Early retirement forces you to stop using the excuse that it is your job that is holding you back from doing the things that you have always wanted to do.

#3 of Top-10 Reasons to Retire Early

Early retirement allows you to move to a smaller house knowing that you no longer have to waste so much time, energy, and money trying to maintain the biggest house that your credit rating will allow. Truth be known, a small house can hold as much happiness as a large one. Sometimes it will hold even more.

#4 of Top-10 Reasons to Retire Early

If you were a go-getter in the workplace, you no longer have to listen to co-workers belittle your accomplishments with statements such as, "With your territory, anyone could be the number one salesperson in the country."

#5 of Top-10 Reasons to Retire Early

You can lean back with your copy of the international bestseller How to Retire Happy, Wild, and Free and care not what happens because you know how to retie happy. Retirement is the beginning of life — not the end.

#6 of Top-10 Reasons to Retire Early

You can call your former co-workers while they are at work and tell them that you have just got out of bed and might go back for a nap after your midday breakfast.

#7 of Top-10 Reasons to Retire Early

With all the extra time you have for friendship in retirement, you get to find out that although money might make you wealthy, best friends make you rich.

#8 of Top-10 Reasons to Retire Early

You can try out a fun retirement job — such as working as as tourist bus driver at Banff in the Canadian Rockies — and then quit whenever it starts boring you.

#9 of Top-10 Reasons to Retire Early

You can now live by this motto: Didn't care yesterday. Didn't care today. Probably won't care tomorrow.

#10 of Top-10 Reasons to Retire Early


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Top-10 Retirement Quotes Relating to the Top-Ten Reasons to Retire Early

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#1 Quote Relating to Top-Ten Reasons to Retire Early

The joy of being retired is one of rediscovery — new found time, new found freedom, a new routine, and renewed appreciation of what life is really about.
— A. Major


#2 Quote Relating to Top-Ten Reasons to Retire Early

The way I see it, you will have attained true freedom in this world
when you can get up in the morning when you want to get up; go to sleep when you want to go to sleep; and in the interval, work and play at the things you want to work and play — all at your own pace.

— from the book How to Retire Happy, Wild, and Free


#3 Quote Relating to Top-Ten Reasons to Retire Early

If you retire right, the only thing you will worry about is when to eat and when to sleep.
— Unknown wise person

#4 Quote Relating to Top-Ten Reasons to Retire Early

 

My favorite thing [about retirement] was being able to stay up reading a Dean Koontz thriller because I don't have to hit the floor running the next morning.
— Jackie Griffey

 

#5 Quote Relating to Top-Ten Reasons to Retire Early

I used to be a lawyer. Now that I am finally retired from the profession, I have some class.
— On T-shirt

#6 Quote Relating to Top-Ten Reasons to Retire Early

I'm retired — goodbye tension, hello pension!
— Unknown wise persons


#7 Quote Relating to Top-Ten Reasons to Retire Early

In retirement, every day is Boss Day and every day is Employee Appreciation Day.
— Unknown wise person


#8 Quote Relating to Top-Ten Reasons to Retire Early

The big difference is that now I decide when to start my day. Truth
be told, sometimes my day doesn't start until noon. Yes, I said it . . . noon!
— Unknown wise person


#9 Quote Relating to Top-Ten Reasons to Retire Early

No longer having to punch a time clock is my definition of retirement.
That way I could do what I want — when I want — anytime I want.
— Brooky Brown


#10 Quote Relating to Top-Ten Reasons to Retire Early

I feel like early retirement is an incredible gift. It's a gift that everyone should give themselves. There are so many fun things to do in retirement.
— Unknown wise person

 

  5 Benefits of Retiring Early

1. More time to enjoy family and hobbies

2. The freedom to start a new career

3. Better health

4. Greater returns from pensions and Social Security

5. Prestige

(From 5 Benefits of Retiring Early by Mark P. Cussen)

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