The NBA, NFL, and other professional leagues recognize the difficulty of transitioning from large salaries to common paychecks.
A more typical workplace career sees gradual income increases until retirement. Professional athletes enjoy their highest earning potential between the time they leave college and the end of what is hopeful to be a long career.
Post-career annuity plans and 401k incentives are available to help athletes create financial stability in retirement. However, 401k plans are not available until an individual is 60+ and the annuity plans offered are generally at rates of merely 1% – 2% interest.
AiRE provides returns both during play, and post career. This also establishes an asset class for the athlete that identifies with real market trends vs capping the growth potential of the money.