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5 Things to Start Doing When You’re Newly Retired

If you’re newly retired, you might be wondering if you’re on the right track for a happy and stress-free retirement. The first 6-12 months can be challenging because it’s a new lifestyle. You probably spent a lot of time planning in the years leading up to this life event, but is it going as well as you’d planned? Here’s a list of five essentials you’ll want to make sure you have covered if you’re newly retired:   1. Prepare Yourself Mentally One thing is certain: You have a ton of time now. It’s a hard transition from working full-time to doing little or nothing. In the past, you spent most days tending to your job and family. But now that the kids have grown, and you’re jobless, you probably feel like you have too much time on your hands. It’s time to focus on yourself. Now is the perfect time…