Community Spotlight: Prescott Canyon Estates
There are few retirement destinations in higher demand than Arizona. A dry climate, eclectic cities, and a rugged, dramatic landscape all come together in Arizona, and fewer cities exemplify that than Prescott.
What is a myRA Retirement Account?
Saving for retirement has become more and more difficult for many cash-strapped Americans, leading to the creation of the myRA program. This program, started by the federal government, allows employees who lack access to traditional retirement accounts to start building a nest egg.
The Retiree's Winter Travel Guide
After the hustle and bustle of the holidays are over, it is a great time to travel and regroup. Here are a few of our favorite winter travel options for every interest:
The Truth About Retirees and Real Estate
With so much information swirling around the Internet these days, it’s hard to separate fact from fiction. And it seems as if everyone from your kids to your mailman has well-meaning advice for retirement real estate. So how do you know what’s really best? We’ve broken down some of the most common myths about Baby Boomers and real estate here.
How to Compromise on a Retirement Destination
Everything from your budget to home size to location needs to be decided before retirement. There's just one problem; you and your spouse disagree completely on your retirement destination. With such a big life choice looming, it's important to come to a compromise.
Simple Ways to Lower Your Property Taxes
Baby Boomers and retirees living on a fixed income want to make sure that every penny is accounted for during their retirement. That’s why it’s important they know about their property taxes before moving into an active adult community. Property taxes are constantly changing and tend to rise over time, which can be a burden to any homeowner, even after the mortgage has been paid off. Retirees should learn how to lower their property taxes so they can save money in the long run and make their retirement income last.
The Perfect Suburban Retirement in Eastern Pennsylvania
Everyone pictures their ideal 55+ community a little differently. For some, it means more time for rest and relaxation, reading a book by the pool or polishing your golf game. For others, it means more time to take up new activities, like learning a new language or finally taking up yoga.
Don't Overlook These 6 Important Taxes When Moving
Trying to figure out which 55+ community is convenient for their lifestyle, income, and retirement benefits is something they should research diligently. Comparing these taxes before moving to a new state is a good place to start your research.
Throw a Perfect Holiday Party in Your 55+ Community
The holiday season is officially upon us, and with it comes the promise of family, friends, and gathering them all together for holiday parties. One of the many advantages to living in an active adult community is the social life - from 4th of July barbecues to Halloween parties, there’s always something to celebrate. Here are a few of our favorite tips for planning that perfect winter holiday party in your own community.
Is a "Fixer-Upper" Worth the Hassle?
For homebuyers on a tight budget, the fixer-upper has long been a great option. You buy a house in need of a little TLC, fix it up yourself, and save a bundle. But for retirees, the deal may not be quite as sweet.