Will High Risk Funds Help Me Retire Early?

Investor views: Michael Elvin has ramped up the risk in his Isa and Sipp investments in the hope of having more options at retirement

Emma Simon 4 December, 2019 | 11:32AM

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Michael Elvin, 48, is investing with the aim of having more flexibility around when he can retire.

Michael, who teaches in a secondary school in Northampton, says his pension offers a degree of security but he won't be able to access it until age 67. But Michael admits he "really doesn't want to still be in the classroom at that age", so is also building his own investment portfolio. 

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Emma Simon  is a financial journalist, specialising in investment and consumer issues, writing for Morningstar.co.uk

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