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COBRA insurance allows employees to hang on to a former employer's health coverage.

How to get COBRA health insurance if you lose your job or retire early

COBRA insurance is a form of health coverage provided by a company to a former employee and their spouse and dependents. It can last up to 36 months.

A self-made millionaire who retired at 33 says it took him months to adjust — here’s how he schedules his days to enjoy retirement

Justin McCurry retired early as a millionaire, but he didn't realize it would take him a while to relax and slow down during early retirement.
Health insurance can be tricky to navigate.

How to retire with health insurance if you’re too young for Medicare

If you're still willing to work part time in early retirement, it may be worth considering a side gig just for the health insurance benefits.
Early retirement can be isolating.

Aspiring early retirees need to prepare for a key change, says a man who retired in his 30s and went back to work less than 2 years later

Early retirement can be isolating. Early retirees need to plan how to build human connection during early retirement, says a former early retiree.
Early retirement isn't for everyone.

A software developer who retired in his 30s says he went back to work less than 2 years later because the free time didn’t make him any happier

An early retiree went back to work because he missed three things during early retirement: human connection, work fulfillment, and money.
Cutting back on small expenses won't save you the most money, but controlling your biggest expenses might.

A self-made millionaire who retired at 30 says budgeting is like dieting, and there’s a reason neither feels effective

Grant Sabatier likens budgets to dieting — the more guilt you feel, the less you stick with it because it becomes a point of anxiety and stress.
Early retirement requires a lot of earning, saving, and investing.

There are only 3 things you need to focus on if you want to retire early

If you want to retire early, you need to earn steady income, live below your means, and invest your savings.
Early retirement can give you new perspective on your desk days. Jason Long is not pictured.

A pharmacist who retired early at 38 after earning $150,000 a year had nightmares of being ‘back at work arguing with morons’

The New York Times profiled several people who managed to retire early, in their 30s. One of the people interviewed by the Times, 38-year old former pharmacist Jason Long, retired last year after earning a salary around $150,000 and saving up a $1 million nest egg.
If you want to retire early as a millionaire, you need to plan for "the bridge period."

An author who studied more than 10,000 millionaires says those planning to retire early often overlook a crucial step

Aspiring early retirees often overlook "the bridge period" — the time between leaving work and withdrawing retirement funds penalty-free.
Early retirement can be achieved in seven steps.

Here’s the 7-step strategy one guy used to become a self-made millionaire and retire at 30

Self-made millionaire Grant Sabatier retired early at 30 with a nest egg of $1.25 million using a seven-step strategy. It could work for you.