Advisors spend careers spanning decades planning other people's retirements, yet when it comes to their own retirement, a surprising number put it off or barely talk about it.

"Doctors don't like to treat themselves, and I don't think financial advisors like to think about their own retirement," says Mickey Wasserman, a recruiter in Agoura Hills, Calif.

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