How to retire at 50: Take these 3 steps to freedom

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Forget spending 40 years working your way from a cubicle to the C-suite and then not having enough time or energy to do what you really want to do when you retire.

What if you wanted to retire early? Maybe even, at 50?

You’d want to be more like Jonathan Look Jr., who walked away from his air traffic controller’s booth for the last time in 2011 at age 50 and flew to Mexico to start a new life of travel and adventure.

Want to know how to retire by 50? Ramp up your savings by using this three-step game plan.

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