NEW YORK (MainStreet) — You've been talking about it for years, but when do you plan to finally retire? According to a recent Gallup poll, 60 is the average retirement age in the U.S., but that doesn't mean you can't dream of kicking off your retirement sooner.
MainStreet recently spoke with six people who managed to retire before entering their 60s. We asked them to share their journeys with us, including why they decided to retire early, how they became financially ready to retire and what they're up to these days. Here are their stories.