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13 surprising things you need to know about early retirement

GOBankingRates Logo By Cameron Huddleston of GOBankingRates | Slide 1 of 14: Whether you love making money or just love working, you might have no plans of retiring early. The idea of giving up a career might seem like resigning yourself to an unproductive life spent on the couch watching reruns of “The Office.”But you might be surprised how rewarding early retirement can be. “Our careers were satisfying and both of us are producers in life,” said Akaisha and Billy Kaderli, who retired before they were 40. “However, we have been so busy in retirement — growing, learning, traveling and meeting new people and new challenges — that we wonder how we ever had time to work. Now we are living our life, not doing our life.”Find out what surprising things the Kaderlis and other people who left the 9-to-5 in their 30s, 40s and 50s discovered about achieving financial independence and retiring early.

13 Surprising Things About Early Retirement You Need to Know

Whether you love making money or just love working, you might have no plans of retiring early. The idea of giving up a career might seem like resigning yourself to an unproductive life spent on the couch watching reruns of “The Office.”

But you might be surprised how rewarding early retirement can be. “Our careers were satisfying and both of us are producers in life,” said Akaisha and Billy Kaderli, who retired before they were 40. “However, we have been so busy in retirement — growing, learning, traveling and meeting new people and new challenges — that we wonder how we ever had time to work. Now we are living our life, not doing our life.”

Find out what surprising things the Kaderlis and other people who left the 9-to-5 in their 30s, 40s and 50s discovered about achieving financial independence and retiring early.

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