Month: December 2016

5 Retirement Resolutions for the New Year

When it comes to making resolutions for the new year, you have probably given your retirement goals some thought. How well you prepare now could determine how comfortable your retirement will be. People who make financial resolutions at the beginning of each year generally end the year in better financial shape than those who didn’t. So let’s talk about some 2017 New Year’s resolutions that will have a positive financial impact on your retirement.

Rachael Ray and Del Webb Team Up!

Renowned homebuilder PulteGroup has partnered with lifestyle personality and TV host Rachael Ray to furnish new model homes in the 55+ community of Del Webb Wilmington with the Rachael Ray Home Collection.

4 New Jersey Communities With Easy Commutes to New York

New Jersey is one of the most sought-after retirement destinations in the U.S. And with over 200 active adult communities, it’s also the second state with the most age-restricted communities in the country. The Garden State has become a retirement haven for many Boomers thanks to its tax benefits and distinct landscapes. But its central location along the East Coast is also what makes this state attractive. Empty nesters living in New Jersey have easy commutes to New York, making it easy for them to visit family and friends as well as all of the entertainment and attractions in the area. Active adults who are still working during their Golden Years are also just a short drive or train ride away from the city. While New Jersey may not offer tropical weather year round, it does provide easy commutes into New York.

5 Amazing Golf Courses in the South

The game of golf as it’s played in the United States of America came of age in the South. The sport is immensely popular among residents in active adult communities. Check out these 5 golf courses that can be found in the South.

5 Ways to Maximize Your Small Yard

Downsizing doesn’t mean you have to pack away the garden tools. There is so much potential in small gardens, you may just need a little inspiration. 55places.com has five great tips to do just that. Read on to discover all your small garden could be.

Top Reasons Active Adults Choose a 55+ Community

Wondering what the hype is about 55+ communities? You may be surprised at ​what the answer is. From amenities to affordable, low-maintenance homes, active adult communities have a lot to offer retirees. But what’s the number one reason? Read on to find out.

A Brief History of 55+ Communities

If you’ve ever wondered how 55+ communities came to be, you will find this brief history of 55+ communities fascinating. You may be surprised by how long these active adult communities have been around​. Discover the whole story from Arizona onward.

5 Great Fashion Bloggers for Baby Boomers

The internet is an incredible resource for active adults. It’s never too late to look and feel as stylish as you can. Here is a list of five of the best fashion bloggers for baby boomers to keep up with the latest trends.

Carolina Arbors Is Our 2016 Community of the Year

With resort-style amenities, a vibrant social calendar, and a great selection of innovative home designs, Carolina Arbors has it all. This Del Webb community in Durham, NC has risen to the top of our list to become 2016’s community of the year. Read on to discover why.

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