It's important to have a vision for what retirement might look like because it will make it much more likely that you'll save enough to make that vision a reality. In this video, learn how to set financial goals based on your vision of retirement.
- I don't know about you, … but I don't see my retirement … looking like those stereotypical depictions of retirement. … And I love what I do for a living, … so I'm not really in a rush to stop working. … But the idea of getting to a point where I've saved enough … that work is optional and not mandatory, … or I could choose to make less money … and still be in good shape, … that is really appealing. … The reality is that in the US, … according to a 2018 study … by ProPublica and the Urban Institute, … nearly half of workers are forced into retirement … before they plan to retire, … either due to health issues or layoffs. … So the idea of having enough money saved … so that work is optional is all the more appealing. … For me, I want work to be optional … by the time I'm 60, if not sooner. … If I want to work and I can't, I will. … And if not, I won't. … Instead of thinking about retirement, … think about financial independence, … which is the point at which work becomes optional. … That's what I'm excited about. …
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