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How Do You Know When You Can Retire?- Season 5: Episode 8

If you’ve been planning on working until a certain age (62? 65? later?), but you find that you are a) overwhelmed by stress at work, and b) a number of years short of that “required” age, are you still able to retire? This is a question that financial advisors and planners deal with every day.

How do you know when you’re really able to hang it all up? Maybe your portfolio balance hasn’t reached the number you’ve always figured was the minimum amount you’d need. There’s a chance, given certain generous tax laws and some basic strategy techniques, that you may be able to retire well before you thought you could.

On this week’s episode of Managing Your Financial Future, Podcast host Johnny Dean and financial advisor “Professor” Rick Plum, CFP® discuss what you need to know when asking that all-important question: “When can I retire?”

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