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03/13/2012 09:14 am ET

The Big Career Shift: Your Financial Checklist

If ditching a regular job for meaningful work is part of your “retirement” plan, then it’s time to start taking the financial steps necessary to make that a reality.

Money is the biggest stumbling block when it comes to changing careers later in life. That’s because starting over in a new field, particularly a philanthropic one, or going the self-employment route usually comes with a price tag, at least initially. If you can start the planning process a few years ahead of time by saving, adding new skills and downsizing, you’ll have a leg-up.

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