Life after football

Life after football

No surprise that a lot of  these guys struggle with retirement. Hardly anyone in any industry is thinking about retirement when they start work on day one. This has a longer wait time on getting to 401k and retirement benefits than most industries, simply because the players are retiring at a relatively young age.

As with anything however, everyone needs to have a plan and several options on that plan in case circumstances change.

I think a key section of the writing here is often overlooked in cases where players get into financial trouble – things have always worked out in the past – most of the players just know that happened, they never delve into the nuts and bolts of why ‘things just worked out’

 

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