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5 Things to Do Now if You’re Near Retirement

Casey Dowd
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March 6, 2016

Believe it or not, the last five years before you retire may be some of the most critical in retirement planning.

Don’t wait until the very last minute to make sure you are prepared, says Michael H. Milarski, a partner and senior financial advisor with Signature Financial Planning.

“Retirement is such an important transition for an individual and, oftentimes, people are so busy with their day-to-day lives that they don’t sit down to begin planning for this transition until they are a few months from their desired retirement date. As a result, they find themselves scrambling to try and get all of their ducks in a row at the last minute,” says Milarski.

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