The number one financial regrets of older consumers is not traveling enough while they were younger or while retired. Tied to this regret is not saving enough for retirement. Also for emergencies that we all must face from time to time. It is hard to know which would one of these is more important. Clearly if you did not save enough for retirement to do the things you would like to do, traveling is out of the question. So many people have all of these great plans for retirement. They include travel to many exotic locations. But then they find out that they just cannot afford them. This is when they truly experience regret.
Start saving early to provide the financial freedom and flexibility to do just about anything you want to. Someone who starts early to save for retirement and puts together a sizable nest egg has a lot of flexibility in what they can do while retired as well as retiring earlier than many other people.
Financial freedom allows consumers to pursue interests in retirement including travel. Someone who saves a million dollars by the time they are 50, can retire early. They can continue working, purchase various toys that they enjoy, or even continue working. Once they are retired, they should be able to balance their lifestyle to the amount of income and savings they have.
Plan your retirement, the type of retirement you want to have and learn just how much money you will need for that lifestyle. Set your objectives and start early. Adjust your interest change and you get older. All the time you are aiming for a retirement that is absent of regrets and provides you with the flexibility to do just about anything you would like to consider.