Are you looking forward to an early retirement? 60% of people stopping work are doing so early or before their expected State Pension age. Of these people many are optimistic about using their new time effectively by taking up a new hobby or just taking life at a slower pace. The people escaping the daily grind early feel the most comfortable when it comes to their financial situation in retirement. Many report they feel financially well prepared, compared with 49% of those working towards their expected retirement date. Seeking professional financial advice could help you to feel prepared for your retirement. By working to a plan this could help you to enjoy your creature comforts whilst still making your savings last.