At this time of year, you can find football on TV almost every night of the week. So, let’s take some concepts from the game of football and apply them to our retirement planning. In football, the red zone is the last twenty yards before you get to the end zone. Mistakes are costly and it’s important that you make the right decisions… In retirement planning, the red zone is the last 5-10 years before you retire. And guess what? Mistakes are costly and it’s important that you make the right decisions.