Retire Early

The Ultimate Dream: How to achieve financial freedom long before 65.

How to build the big sum you'll need
Shawn Larsen, 47, has spent his career as a seismologist. Now he's thinking about biking and backpacking. Here's how he's saving to reach his goals. (more)

Are you on track to retire early?
Calculator: Tell us your age and your income and see how much you should already have saved. (more)

What will you do when work is over?
Otis Braswell, 50, retired five years ago and cherishes the extra family time. But he's also learned an important lesson - golf isn't as much fun when all your friends are working. (more)

401(k)s and IRAs: Grow your money, shrink your taxes
How to fund your 401(k). Solving the Roth dilemma. How to tap your nest egg. (more)

The right way to tap your 401(k) The 4 percent withdrawal rule has been misinterpreted and misapplied by retirees. Our expert sets things straight. (more)
A money market account sounds like the ultimate in safety. But don't lose sight of your real goal. (more)
How these new securities fit into your retirement planning. (more)
Millionaire Calculator Are you on track to join the ranks of America's millionaires? Find out. (more)
That's what having the right asset allocation can do for you. (more)
Picks in every category by the editors of Money Magazine. (more)
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Market indexes are shown in real time, except for the DJIA, which is delayed by two minutes. All times are ET. Disclaimer LIBOR Warning: Neither BBA Enterprises Limited, nor the BBA LIBOR Contributor Banks, nor Reuters, can be held liable for any irregularity or inaccuracy of BBA LIBOR. Disclaimer. Morningstar: © 2014 Morningstar, Inc. All Rights Reserved. Disclaimer The Dow Jones IndexesSM are proprietary to and distributed by Dow Jones & Company, Inc. and have been licensed for use. All content of the Dow Jones IndexesSM © 2014 is proprietary to Dow Jones & Company, Inc. Chicago Mercantile Association. The market data is the property of Chicago Mercantile Exchange Inc. and its licensors. All rights reserved. FactSet Research Systems Inc. 2014. All rights reserved. Most stock quote data provided by BATS.