Retirement Planning When You Only Have 1 to 3 Years Left Before You Retire

When you only have one to three years left before you retire there are still things left to do.  Just because you are this close to retirement does not mean that everything you need to do to prepare for retirement is done.  There are still things to do to make sure that your retirement can be as comfortable as possible.
You need to make sure that you have reviewed social security and pension benefits.  These things are important when you retire so you need to make sure that you are familiar with it.  Go through everything with a fine tooth comb; make sure there are no errors.  If there are errors report them immediately, to make sure that they are resolved as fast as possible.
You need to make sure that you have long term care insurance.  You do not know what the future will bring and you need to make sure that you are prepared.  You do not want to leave loved ones with trouble.  Make sure before you decide on a policy that you compare policies and rates.  Get the best deal for you.
Another thing that is incredibly important at this point is to go over you will.  Make sure that it is the way you want it.   Make any changes that you need to.  Having an updated will is incredibly important to have done before you retire.
At this point in your career you are getting close to retirement and leaving work behind.  That does not mean that you are done getting ready for retirement.  You will still have thing that you need to do.  Consult your lawyer and make sure your will is updated and complete.  Consult a financial advisor to get help getting every last detail in order. You will be thankful you did when you retire.

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