If you're a technology professional considering taking the leap into contracting, you're probably in the midst of considering a lot of different factors. One such factor may be retirement -- will you still be able to achieve those goals? Might you be able to do it sooner? Could you start a semi-retirement today?
The easiest way to learn what you can do is to look at what others are doing and learn from their experience. In last month's Quick Poll, we asked our readers, mostly independent IT contractors, at what age they plan to retire. Take a look at the results. Are your goals in line with these professionals' goals?