Month: August 2015

Great Midwest Golf Courses for Retirees

August is National Golf Month, and of all the activities available to active adults, golf is among the most popular. Although there are a number of 55+ communities with golf courses included, the advanced golfer may want to try his or her hand at a more challenging course.

Comparing Central North Carolina 55+ Communities

For exciting choices in active adult living, Bailey’s Glen in Cornelius and Carolina Arbors in Durham are premium North Carolina communities, with low-maintenance homes, numerous floor plan choices, and many of the desired amenities and activities that active adults seek.

Mortgage 101: Retirees Understanding the Basic Terms

It is easy to get overwhelmed by real estate lingo. At an exciting time, like purchasing your new home, you want the process to go as as smoothly as possible. Here are common mortgage terms that will help anyone navigate the murky rhetorical waters of banker-speak.

Top Credit Cards for Retirees

As people head into their retirement years they often look to reduce debt in more ways than downsizing to an active adult community. In addition to cutting costs, some also may get more fastidious about the number of, along with the types of, credit cards they carry. Those who are on fixed budgets may be especially picky because they don’t want higher interest rates or card fees. Others may be looking for the perks that come along with carrying certain cards that may enhance a retirement lifestyle.

Best Lowest-Priced 55+ Communities in Ocean County, NJ

If there’s one constant in recent years when it comes to Ocean County, it’s that new people keep showing up to call it home. If you’re considering moving to an active adult community but want to keep prices as low as possible, here are your five best places to look.

Sun City: The Original 55+ Community Turns 55

In 1960, when Del Webb opened Sun City Arizona, the idea of a 55+ community was a new one. Called “the great social experiment,” Sun City opened its proverbial gates on January 1, 1960, and has since maintained its status as one of the largest communities of its kind in the country.

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