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5 lessons new retirees learn the hard way

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Will you learn these lessons the hard way?
Will you learn these lessons the hard way? © Burlingham/Shutterstock.com

Retirement is one of the most talked-about and planned aspects of life today. Virtually every major news outlet, financial planner and employer has a section on their website devoted specifically to it. Despite all the tools, conversations and resources, a successful transition from the 9-to-5 workday to retirement bliss remains elusive and constitutes fertile ground for mistakes, particularly for new retirees.

Tough life lessons aren't just for work, marriage or children. Many people who think they're prepared for retirement learn the hard way that life after work comes with its own challenges.

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