10,000 American are retiring each and every day. It's estimated that over the next 20 years, 74 million baby boomers will retire in the U.S. alone. Yowzers!!
Most in what I do as a financial planner is to help people conquer their retirement fears and help them retire successfully.
While that sounds easy to some people, the reality is that it's not.
What makes it the most challenging is that everyone is a different situation. All boomers have different amounts saved, different pension amounts, different income needs, different medical concerns, etc.
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Retiring is not always about the numbers, though. It's a big psychological shift going from having a job duty each day to now trying to figure out how you're going to spend your day.
Prudential is doing a very neat video series highlighting boomers all over the country who are facing the realities and fears of their first day of retirement. If you are a boomer facing retirement, see if you can relate to this boomer's Day One.