The 5 Things to Do First When You Retire

Retiring is something most Americans dream of their entire working lives; however, when it finally comes to that fateful day, there are 5 certain things that everyone should do to make sure their retirement goes off without a hitch. First off, treat yourself to something nice as a personal reward for working hard all of your life, and savor the moment. Follow that by looking over all your income streams now that you’re finished working; are you going to get by with your 401k, social security, or part time income? Also important, track your daily expenses now that you don’t spend most of your day at work. See how your reduced income matches up, and adjust where necessary. Lastly, look over your estate plan, and make sure that you’re not leaving unnecessary debt to your children; and perhaps most importantly fill your free time with fun things to do.

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The 5 Things to Do First When You Retire

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