How to Plan for Retirement When You’re Self-Employed
Being self-employed is convenient. You get to set your own schedule and have the flexibility to switch things up in an instant. One of the drawbacks of being self-employed is planning and saving for your own retirement. Although, saving for your retirement is possible even if you're self-employed.
The Pros & Cons of Home Improvement Loans
Making improvements is typically one of the main priorities of homeowners. . The problem is that actually making these improvements can be financially cumbersome, leaving many to live in a home with a dishwasher older than their children.
Arizona vs. Nevada: Which State Is More Retirement Friendly?
Active adults looking to the Southwest should consider Nevada or Arizona for retirement. But which one is right for you? Both states are similar in regards to climate, low taxes, outdoor recreation, and affordable homes. It comes down to what's important to you when choosing where to retire.
5 Things You Should Know About Homeowners' Associations
Although incredibly common, especially in high-density areas, moving into an active adult community might be your first time living in an association-governed complex. So how exactly does an HOA work?
The Definition of a Resort Lifestyle Community: Esplanade at Artisan Lakes
The Sarasota-Bradenton area is one of the more popular retirement destinations in the Sunshine State. Dreamy blue skies, white sand beaches, and the historic shopping district of downtown Venice warmly greets visitors, while an active population sets the standard for healthy living.
Get a Start on Your Brain Smarts With These Foods
It’s important to eat the right foods to maintain a well-balanced lifestyle. Eating healthy not only helps you look and feel good on the outside, but it also keeps your brain healthy. Research has shown if you eat the right types of food you can maintain a healthy brain.
Stitch: A Baby Boomer App for Companionship
Baby Boomers feeling left behind in the online dating realm now have a platform specifically for them. Stitch, a social media platform launched in 2014, is a companionship service for adults 50 and better.
Negotiating Tips Every Buyer Should Know
Everyone loves a good deal or finding something at a bargain price. Finding a great deal on the home of your dreams is even better. But what if the price of your dream home doesn't match with your pocketbook? Negotiating is crucial in order to get what you want without hurting your budget.
Retirement Destinations for Spring Lovers
This week marks the first week of spring, where the bright, beautiful colors of the new season greets the winter-weary. Although many retirees have chosen to live in cities where winter is a foreign concept, there are many reasons why the season is an exciting one. Plant life explodes, the days become longer, summer vacation looms, and science has confirmed people are happier.
Best Places to Retire in New Jersey
Most retirees think of Florida, Arizona, or California as their ideal retirement destination. But they shouldn't overlook New Jersey because it has plenty to offer. The Garden State has more than 200 active adult communities making it the second state with the most active adult communities in the U.S.