The average retiring age for all workers globally is from 60 years old to 67. However, some employees opt to retire earlier and start their own business or just enjoy the rest of their lives.
Early retirement is the not common in most countries and even in the US. It is the option of living in a more carefree life while you are still young and healthy but there are also some pitfalls of this option.
According to an article posted by J.D. Roth at Entrepreneur, early retirement has disadvantages and you need to be aware of those. At the same time, the article also teaches some tips on how you can overcome them.
You can read the full article here: http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/223642