Investment Strategies for Retirement The slideshow presentation that you would like to view is too large for your current screen resolution. Click here to view to view the slideshow at full resolution. Launch Presentation » Share | Related Content How to Retire Early Retiring early sounds like a dream come true, but it’s important to take a look at the cold, hard facts. Retirement Income and the Traditional Portfolio Experiencing negative returns early in retirement can potentially undermine the sustainability of your assets. Retirement Plan Distributions There are a number of ways to withdraw money from a qualified retirement plan.