A Guide to Retirement Terminology

by Susan Quilty on November 24, 2014

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Don't be left in the dark, a little research is all it takes to learn the latest retirement terminology.

Heading into retirement, you may start hearing many new words and phrases. A lot of terms refer to investments and retirement planning, but you may also scratch your head when hearing about popular retirement pastimes like pickleball or Mah Jongg. Even choosing a new home can be confusing when communities are described with different terms. [click to continue…]



Legacy of Leesburg offers active adult living surrounded by conserved nature areas featuring lakes and mature trees.

Just 45 minutes northwest of Orlando, Florida, Legacy of Leesburg is a beautiful, gated community designed for active adults aged 55 and better. With just under 1,000 affordable homes, this development features scenic grounds with conversation areas, lakes and ancient oaks. Legacy of Leesburg also offers resort-style amenities in a charming Town Center complex. [click to continue…]


How to Keep Retirement Interesting

by Bill Ness on November 21, 2014


Retirement is the beginning of an exciting new chapter to enjoy the things you've always wanted to!

Retirement offers freedom. It gives you the freedom to set your own schedule and the freedom to pursue your own interests. Yet all that freedom can get lost in the day-to-day routine. Keep your retirement interesting by using your freedom to try new things. Travel, go back to school or start a business. There are so many things you can do with your retirement years. Here are a few ideas to get you started. [click to continue…]


Consider Sun City Hilton Head for a Dreamy Retirement in South Carolina

November 20, 2014

As the largest age-restricted community in South Carolina, Sun City Hilton Head offers a prime destination for active adults aged 50 and better in the beautiful city of Bluffton. This resort-style golf community features world-class amenities, including 54 holes of golf, as well as plans for 8,200 diverse homes.

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Bakersfield – An Urban Destination for 55+ Living in Central California

November 19, 2014

Active adults in Central California can find fabulous communities and exciting attractions in Bakersfield, California. This beautiful area features a thriving art and music scene, diverse shopping centers and restaurants, golf courses, movie theaters and much more. It’s a great place for a California vacation or a sunny West Coast retirement.

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Solera at Anthem – Affordable Homes and Impressive Amenities for Retirees Near Las Vegas

November 18, 2014

Set in beautiful Henderson, Nevada, Solera at Anthem welcomes active adults aged 55 or better with affordable homes and resort-style amenities. This Del Webb community supports an active lifestyle, which appeals to both snowbirds and full-time residents.

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The 20 Most Active Communities for Retirement in America for 2014

November 17, 2014

Living an active adult lifestyle means spending time with others who share common interests and passions. The most active communities in the country offer countless opportunities to live a vibrant lifestyle. Resort-style clubhouse facilities, outstanding amenities and a dedicated lifestyle staff create the perfect environment to enjoy special interest clubs, social gatherings and exciting events.

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Heritage Village Offers Connecticut Retirees Maintenance-Free Living

November 15, 2014

Conveniently located between Manhattan and Boston, Heritage Village enjoys a prime location in Southbury, Connecticut. This charming community features over 2,500 low-maintenance condos with designs that meet the needs of most active adult homebuyers. Heritage Village also offers an exciting line-up of amenities, designed to support a wide range of interests.

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Fashion After 55 – Tips to Help You Look Fantastic

November 14, 2014

Fashion doesn’t stop in your fifties, or in the years beyond. You don’t have to change your look to match anyone’s idea of how an older person should dress. However, it’s generally a good idea to evolve your style with the passing years. You probably dressed differently in your thirties than you did in your teens, and you will probably dress differently in your seventies than you did in your forties.

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Huntington Landmark – Affordable Active Adult Living in Southern California

November 13, 2014

For low-maintenance living in Southern California, active adults often turn to Huntington Landmark. Set in Huntington Beach, this well-established community features condos and townhomes in a range of sizes and styles. Its indoor and outdoor amenities support active living with hobby and game rooms, swimming pools, sports courts and much more.

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Marana – A Hidden Gem for Arizona Active Adult Living Near Tucson

November 12, 2014

Just outside of Tucson, Marana, Arizona, features historic settlements, impressive golf courses, modern active adult communities and all the scenic beauty of the American Southwest. The town was incorporated in 1977 and has grown into a thriving community for young adults, families and active adults alike. It is a beautiful place to visit and a fabulous retirement destination.

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VillageWalk of Bonita Springs – Elegant Active Lifestyle Living in Sunny Southwest Florida

November 11, 2014

Open to residents of all ages, VillageWalk of Bonita Springs offers luxury living in beautiful Southwest Florida. This fabulous, 1,800-home community is centered around an amenity-rich Town Center where residents can enjoy resort-style activities and convenient services. This gated community appeals to both snowbirds and year-round active adult homebuyers.

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7 Secrets to an Early Retirement

November 10, 2014

An early retirement may seem like a dream, but it can be easier to reach than you realize. The trick often comes from modifying your current lifestyle to optimize your savings. If that sounds like it’s easier said than done, read on for some practical tips to change your mindset and boost your savings.

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Active Adults Fancy Fox Hills for Maintenance-Free Living in Northern New Jersey

November 8, 2014

While some people may think about retiring to the sun and heat of Florida or Arizona, others may want to stay closer to home or try a completely different option. Northern New Jersey is an excellent choice with Fox Hills being an ideal 55+ community in Rockaway offering low-maintenance condo living for active adults.

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Goodbye Basement, Hello Loft – Active Adult Home Design Trends

November 7, 2014

There are a lot of benefits to main-level living, especially for downsizing active adults. A one-story floor plan can make your home easier to maintain and it keeps you from running up and down the stairs all day. Yet homebuyers who opt for a second-story loft may find the perfect place for guests, a hobby room or additional storage.

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