If you really, really want to retire early, here are some ways to do it.
In an ideal world, we’d all save money year after year until we had enough stashed away to maintain us in the style to which we have become accustomed.
Then we’d retire, secure in the knowledge that we’re set for the rest of our expected lives.
It doesn’t always work out that way.
Divorce, real estate downturns, and business setbacks can set the best-laid financial plans back — sometimes almost back to the starting point.
Even if your retirement plan is on track, you may decide you want to retire earlier than you had planned.
Perhaps you can, if you’re willing to consider some offbeat ways to do it. Take for instance: