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As a player you've experienced a journey filled with coaches, mentors, and advisers, who helped lead you through adversity to overcome incredible odds. Preparing for life after sports, is no different.
The 2 key planning phases in an athlete's life journey
Phase 1 | The Working Phase
The working phase is one of the most difficult, demanding, and busy times of your life. Travel schedules, practices, games, workouts, endorsement meetings, PR events, and interviews are just a few of the things that demand your focus virtually every waking hour. Finding time for family, friends, and personal relaxation during the season is a precious commodity that seems almost out of reach. Throw life planning on top of that, and it's makes perfect sense why 78% of NFL players are either bankrupt or under financial stress within 2-years of retirement, and 60% of NBA players are bankrupt within 5-years after leaving the sport.
Too many players wait until their earning years are all but over to start putting together a plan for life after retirement. Successful athletes know the earlier they begin planning, the more success they're likely to have in retirement.
Phase 2 | Life after Retirement
Life outside of sports can be filled with freedom and more time, but it can also be filled with uncertainty and doubt. Without the routine of training, workouts, and position group meetings, what’s your next move? And who are you outside of the lines?
If you can have a plan for life, a plan for business, and a plan for money and bring those into synchronicity, you can get back to winning. At Divergent Wealth, that's our whole focus. We help athletes transition from on court success to success off the court.
You excelled on the field. What’s the game plan for the rest of your life?
A number of former players have shared with us how valuable it would have been, and now is, to work with a team that helps them maximize their time, take control of their financial life, and make a bigger impact on the relationships that are most important to them.
At DivergentATHLETE® we help to foster a community of athletes and provide growth & networking opportunities. Divergent Wealth can help you redefine your identity, build a business network, and acquire a financial team that will provide far more than a financial plan. We are a complete action team that will help you build a game plan to live your post-sports life with intent and impact.