According to the Social Security Administration, the traditional retirement age is 65. It begs the question: what is an early retirement age? Retiring a few years early might seem on-par with the average. But there are people who strive to retire as early as possible, to enjoy the rest of their life. They step out at 55 or even 45! It’s uncommon, but not unheard of.
According to a study by the Employee Benefit Research Institute,