Dealing with an Early, Unexpected Retirement

Current economic and health crises may be pushing many toward an unexpected retirement. Now is a good time to make a plan for yourself, just in case.

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Retiring earlier than expected isn’t a new phenomenon. In fact, half of current retirees said they retired early, according to a new study by Allianz Life. Some people are pleasantly surprised to find they are financially ready even earlier than expected. Some have just had it with the 9-5 grind and are ready to leave the workforce. But for many others, there is a much different reality.

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Kelly LaVigne, J.D.
Vice President, Advanced Markets, Allianz Life

Kelly LaVigne is vice president of advanced markets for Allianz Life Insurance Co., where he is responsible for the development of programs that assist financial professionals in serving clients with retirement, estate planning and tax-related strategies.