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Dave Bernard
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My retired life is about to be enhanced significantly - my wife is going to join me! Woo hoo!  http://lovebeingretired.com/2015/06/30/my-wife-is-ready-to-retire/
I retired a few years back. A big part of my decision was based upon the ever changing job environment. What I described as “diverse experience across multiple years and technologies” unfortunately translated into “too old”. At the time I was 53 and had enjoyed for the most part where my career ...
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Contemplating how important it is to look ahead to retirement. Once we get there, what will we do?  http://lovebeingretired.com/2015/05/19/now-that-we-are-retired-what-next/
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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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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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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.

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 Wall Street Journal, The Times of India, Prevention Magazine and Erickson Tribune.

Dave lives in sunny California with his wife where they share a passion for the San Jose Sharks hockey team.

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  • Santa Clara University
    MBA, 1982
  • Santa Clara University
    Business Management, 1980
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