I’m guessing that over the years you’ve read at least 1000 posts, articles, and ebooks on what to do before you retire. Good retirement checklists are about a dime a dozen in the online world. And even though most of them contain great information, you probably don’t need to review the same to-do’s for the umpteenth time.
So in this post I’ll spare you from a list of regurgitated tips you’ve seen before. Instead, here’s a list of the 17 biggest retirement mistakes I see in my practice. If you can avoid these issues after you stop working, you’ll be in much better shape than most retirees.