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Retirement Planning for Women

by Mayra Rocha on No Comments

These are some great tips for planning your retirement as a women.

Everyone knows it’s important to save money for retirement. And if you’re a woman, then there are a different set of challenges that you may face. Studies have shown that women tend to live longer, take more time off from work to raise a family, and earn a lower salary than men, which means they have to save earlier and that much more for their retirement needs. These are just a few of the reasons why women need to plan for retirement differently than men. So what are some things that women need to consider when planning for retirement? While there are numerous strategies for women to plan their own retirement savings, here we list a few suggestions.

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Margaritaville and Minto Communities Develop New Active Lifestyle Destinations

by Mayra Rocha on 1 Comment

You won't want to miss this parntership!

Calling all Parrotheads! A new paradise for active adults is coming to Daytona Beach, Florida this fall. Margaritaville Holdings Inc. and Minto Communities LLC have partnered to develop new active adult communities across the nation that will be inspired by the legendary music and lifestyle of singer, songwriter, and best-selling author Jimmy Buffet. Latitude Margaritaville in Daytona Beach will be the first of its kind for 55-plus homebuyers. Minto Communities plans to develop 6,900 homes and the community will feature island-inspired living along with world-class amenities and Minto’s innovative home designs.

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Where U.S. Presidents Retired

by Elliot Crumpley on No Comments

See where some of the most influential presidents  retired at.

Following four to eight years in the White House, U.S. presidents pack up 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue and head elsewhere, as a new head of state is sworn in. As former presidents retire from their demanding roles, they tend to relocate to areas that help offset the stress and nonstop activity of Washington D.C. Whether heading home or to a known retirement destination, former presidents have enjoyed their years after the White House in cities across the country.

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Delivery Services You Should Be Using

by Brad Mitchell on No Comments

There are many helpful delivery services that make shopping super easy.

Ordering food – or anything – from your smartphone has never been easier, and there have never been more options. Whether you want a quick meal from a local restaurant or fresh ingredients for a week of meals, there’s an app or website for you. Because of the wealth of options choosing a service might be overwhelming and it’s usually difficult to tell the advantages of one over another. If you’re looking for the app that caters to your tastes or preferences, here are a few of the more unique delivery services that deliver fresh food to the comfort of your own home.

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Community Spotlight on Del Webb Ponte Vedra

by Riley Ubben on 1 Comment

Located just 30 minutes from Jacksonville, 15 minutes from the beach, and within one of Northeast Florida’s premier master-planned communities, Del Webb Ponte Vedra is not a tough sell to active adults age 55 or better. Its parent community, Nocatee, is the third best-selling community in America thanks to its world class-amenities, preserved wetlands, and a prime location. Del Webb residents get to enjoy all of this along with the benefits of living in an age-restricted community — truly the best of both worlds.

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Duplexes Proposed for Pennsylvania Active Adult Community

by Sean Keeley on No Comments

Tucked in the southeast corner of Franklin County, PA, Washington Township is the home of Spring Run, a residential community full of single-family homes. The final phase of the project, south of Washington Township Boulevard and Mystic Rock Lane, is approved for 63 more single-family homes. However, the developer now wants to split those lots and turn them into duplexes for active adults.

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North Carolina vs. South Carolina

by Zach Phelps on No Comments

The Carolinas are a power couple of activity with a desirable climate, but they are separated by more than just borderlines. A side by side comparison of the two can quickly show which is better than which when it comes to interests and needs. Which has the best parks and beaches? Which has the best sports scene or the most history? Both have their fair share, but one definitely outshines the other when it comes certain things.

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5 Exciting Coming Soon Communities

by Mayra Rocha on 8 Comments

Across the country, active adult homebuilders have been busy developing new construction 55+ communities in order to meet the growing demand of the Baby Boomer market. Popular builders like Del Webb and GL Homes plan to offer innovative floor plans and low-maintenance homes along with world-class amenities and an exciting social environment that caters to the active adult lifestyle. Retirees will also love the prime location of these active adult communities, making them retirement hotspots near vibrant entertainment and attractions. Although these age-restricted communities are in the beginning stages of development, preliminary information has been released and early interest from buyers is on the rise. Active adults searching for new 55-plus communities should check out these five best coming soon communities.

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Why You Should Retire in Arizona

by Brad Mitchell on 2 Comments

You don’t need me to tell you that Arizona is the retirement capital of the West. Much like Florida, the entire state of Arizona has become a favorite for those looking for a warm weather escape after decades of frigid winters. Besides weather, Arizona has several population centers with a variety of attractions. There’s also no tax on social security, possibly the biggest reason for Arizona’s retirement growth. Because of this, Arizona is in a full-blown rivalry with Florida for which state is more desirable for retirees.

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