How to Invest and Retire Early if You’re Middle Class
Planning ahead, even if you’re middle class, can make early retirement possible.
By Barbara Friedberg, Contributor Jan. 16, 2019, at 9:55 a.m.
Experts say a sure way to build wealth over a long time is to invest in a diversified portfolio of common stocks, stay invested and ride out market volatility.
If you’re middle class, retiring early may seem like a dream. But with strategic planning and the wealth-building power of investing, it may be possible.
With a careful long-term investment strategy, almost anyone can leave their 9-to-5 job behind. To begin the process, it’s important to understand the definition of being a middle-class earner and what early retirement means.