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The people who are most serious about achieving retirement success are also just as devoted to keeping themselves in great shape. And it’s little wonder.
Best practices are much the same in both financial and physical fitness. In each activity, it’s wise to start early, be consistent and ground oneself in reality. In both, you must have goals and a plan to reach them. And in each, having someone to coach, advise or mentor you can also take you a lot further toward your objectives. These are just some of the many parallels between getting in shape and getting fit for retirement.
To master the skills needed for a successful retirement, study what works in physical fitness and apply the same principles to becoming financially fit. Whether a 5k enthusiast or a marathoner, you will likely benefit in the long run.
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