Month: April 2010

5 Tax Friendly Retirement States

Many active adults want to retire with ample savings but there are several things to consider within your community that can help you save. If you are curious about the states with the lowest taxes. Check out this list.

5 Steps for Starting a Second Career

If you have thought about starting a second career in retirement, you may be wondering where to start. No matter what you aspire to do in your new career, here are five steps to follow.

Las Vegas Living for Active Adults

Savvy active adult homebuyers may want to give Las Vegas a closer look. With low taxes, affordable housing and plenty of popular attractions, it’s no wonder that Las Vegas and its surrounding areas are gaining popularity among 55+ community builders.

Baby Boomers Embrace Entertainment Technology

Though older adults are often portrayed as being afraid of technology, today’s Baby Boomers are breaking through the stereotype. While the 55 and older set may not be the targeted demographic for cutting edge devices, a 2008 TV Land study indicates that Baby Boomers are an underserved market when it comes to advances in entertainment technology.

Active Adult Communities: Age-Restricted vs. Age-Targeted

Active adult communities are designed to support a healthy, active lifestyle for older adults. Some communities are age-restricted, which means that residents must be over a certain age. Other communities target active adults over a certain age, but do not have any restrictions on who can live within the community.

Are There Active Adult Communities in Canada?

Our neighbors to the north are also seeing an increased interest in active adult communities. Though many Canadian snowbirds choose to winter in the warmer, southern portions of the United States, other Canadians enjoy resort-style living year round–without crossing the border.

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