One of the best ways to prepare for retirement is to learn from the experience of others. The common message we have all been giving is that when we retire, everything will just work out- how can retirement not be perfect? the truth is that many people are unprepared for what retired life looks and feels like.
In this MarketWatch article, a retiree of three years shares her experiences. Great advice and lessons from someone who has been through the transition. Lots of advice shared in the comments after the article too.