Voices: Bret Magpiong, on Clients Who Want to Retire Early

The Wall Street Journal

Voices is an occasional column that allows wealth managers to address issues of interest to the advisory community. Bret Magpiong is managing director of family-office services at Aspiriant in San Francisco. A recent study showed that the average age of retirement for high-net-worth individuals is now 56 years old. From a financial perspective, that trend poses an obvious challenge for advisers and clients—and not exclusively those of great means, but any who have plans to retire early. It means that people have 10 to...