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Take a look at a typical day in the life of a recent retiree. Loving life!  http://money.usnews.com/money/blogs/on-retirement/2015/04/24/a-day-in-the-life-of-a-retiree
Here’s how to pleasantly fill your time in retirement.
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There can be some worthwhile benefits retiring part time. http://money.usnews.com/money/blogs/on-retirement/2015/03/26/the-joy-of-part-time-retirement
Combine the freedom of retired life with the best parts of a job.
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The transition into retirement can be a bit challenging. Here are a few suggestions to ease into your retirement.  http://lovebeingretired.com/2015/03/17/easing-into-your-retirement-role/
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A little attention to detail can help those of us recently retired avoid some potential mistakes.  http://money.usnews.com/money/blogs/on-retirement/2015/02/27/avoid-these-common-mistakes-new-retirees-make
Here’s how to make a smooth transition into retirement.
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No one knows it all when they begin their retirement journey. It is all about learning as you go.  http://lovebeingretired.com/2015/02/17/retirement-is-about-learning-as-you-go/
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Finding the right pace to live your retirement helps to make the most of your second act.  http://money.usnews.com/money/blogs/on-retirement/2015/02/13/how-to-live-at-a-slower-pace-in-retirement
There’s no need to be productive in retirement, but you do need to avoid boredom.
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Planning, preparation and a little luck are key in both the sport and in readying for retirement.<br />
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Having the right outlook can make all the difference in how you feel about retirement.<br />
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Financial concerns and layoffs can alter your retirement trajectory.
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That first year of retirement is often exciting and fun. Would you like to extend that honeymoon period? A few thoughts shared.  http://money.usnews.com/money/blogs/on-retirement/2015/03/06/how-to-extend-your-retirement-honeymoon-period
The first year of retirement is full of excitement. Don’t let that fade away.
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There is a lot to look forward to once you retire. Here are a few of my favorite things.  http://money.usnews.com/money/blogs/on-retirement/2015/02/19/what-to-look-forward-to-most-in-retirement
Imagine a retirement where you control your day and have the freedom to pursue your passions.
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  • Santa Clara University
    MBA, 1982
  • Santa Clara University
    Business Management, 1980
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Dave Bernard is a California born and raised author and blogger with an extensive 30 year career in Silicon Valley.

He has written more than 300 blogs for US News & World On Retirement and his personal blog Retirement –Only the Beginning.

Candid feedback and thousands of comments from readers has given him a unique glimpse into the realities and challenges that all retirees will ultimately face, inspiring his book I Want To Retire! – Essential Considerations for the Retiree to Be

His other books include Are you Just Existing and Calling it a Life? and Navigating the Retirement Jungle.

He recently published his first venture into fiction with Tales from Technology Gone Wild, a collection of four creepy short stories.

Dave was a contributing writer for the books 65 Things to do when you Retire (“Positive Aging – Old is the New Young”) as well as 65 Things to do when you Retire – TRAVEL (“Travel to Discover your Family Heritage”).

He has been quoted in various articles and magazines including The Times of India, Prevention Magazine and Erickson Tribune.

Dave lives in sunny California with his wife, two cats, and a passion for the San Jose Sharks hockey team.

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