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'The investments just grew so much' : A single mom quit her job after reaching financial freedom in 4 years with a $900,000 portfolio. She shares 3 steps every woman should take to reach earlier retirement.

Business Insider · 5 min

Lakisha L. Simmons left her job as an associate professor of analytics at Belmont University in May. She told Insider she wanted a better work-life balance that would allow her to prioritize health and family — a move she was able to make because of a retirement cushion she had accumulated.