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Retire Faster, Smarter, Richer

Quit the Rat Race Ahead of Schedule

Quitting the rat race ahead of schedule may sound like an impossible goal. Retire Smarter offers guidance on how to get there, while making your money last, and achieving personal fulfilment. 

Wiith a solid plan and careful attention to the details, you can say goodbye to the 9-to-5 and hello to a whole word of relaxation, travel and fun. This book takes a look at the many models for a modern retirement, and provides concrete advice for building the foundation you need to stop working. This comprehensive guide provides step-by-step information about saving and investing so you can achieve the early retirement of your dreams, plus guidance on healthcare, housing and other critical costs. 

Michaela Cavallaro has spent her career figuring out how things work, then sharing what she's learned. Over the last 20 years, she's untangled the deregulation of the electric grid, explained the interconnection of artificial intelligence and the stock market, demystified chip cards, and learned more than any one person should know about the U.S. retirement system. Michaela lives in Maine with her teenage daughter and two small dogs, all of whom remain utterly inscrutable.