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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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Money isn't the only thing you need for a successful retirement.  http://money.usnews.com/money/blogs/on-retirement/2015/02/06/5-ways-to-be-happy-in-retirement
Money isn’t the only thing you need for a successful retirement.
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Financial security is an important part of retirement planning - but it is only one piece of the puzzle.  http://lovebeingretired.com/2015/01/27/why-financial-security-is-not-enough/
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Do you have a retirement plan? Here are 4 questions you may want to ask as you prepare the way.  http://money.usnews.com/money/blogs/on-retirement/2015/01/23/4-essential-retirement-planning-questions
Here’s how to fine tune your retirement strategy.
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A little fine tuning of your plans can make retirement that much better.  http://money.usnews.com/money/blogs/on-retirement/2015/01/09/how-to-fine-tune-your-retirement-plan
Consider making these adjustments as you transition into retirement.
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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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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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With all you do to get to retirement you want to make the most of your time once you arrive. Enjoy!  http://lovebeingretired.com/2015/02/03/savor-your-freedom-in-retirement/
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It is important to get off to a good start when you retire. Why waste any precious time!  http://money.usnews.com/money/blogs/on-retirement/2015/01/30/3-ways-to-start-your-retirement-right
Try these strategies to launch a successful retirement.
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Retiring can be an emotional time filled with ups as well as downs.  http://money.usnews.com/money/blogs/on-retirement/2015/01/16/4-emotions-new-retirees-may-experience
You might feel excited, nervous or even scared as you enter your retirement years.
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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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