Retirement Finances

From mortgages to taxes to Social Security to general money issues, there are many financial topics that active adults need to know about. You’ll find answers to all your important retirement finance questions here, whether you’re getting ready to retire or need information on different state tax situations.

Builders We Love: Centex Homes

For more than 65 years, Centex Homes has been building new homes in communities across the country that fit the needs and lifestyle of homeowners. This Dallas-based builder is actively developing new homes throughout communities in regions like California, Texas, Indiana, Tennessee, Florida, South Carolina, North Carolina, and Virginia. In 2009, the company was acquired by rival homebuilder Pulte Group for $1.6 billion dollars and now operates under the Pulte Homes brand.

Retirement Planning for Women

If you’re a woman, then there are a different set of challenges that you may face when planning for retirement. Head to for some great tips on planning retirement for women.

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.

How to Live Frugally in Retirement

Learning to live frugally does not mean giving up the things you enjoy, especially during your retirement years. Start with your budget and go from there. Discover all the ways that can help you save money without sacrificing too much.

Retirement Savings Tips to Pass Along to Your Kids

It’s safe to assume that talking to your children early on about the importance of retirement savings can only help them with their future plans. If we have good retirement tips shouldn’t it be our responsibility to pass them along to the younger generation and help them better prepare for their financial goals?

The Pros and Cons of Early Retirement

Deciding when to retire depends on a whole lot of different factors, including financial matters, health issues, and psychological concerns. Check out these pros and cons of retiring early.

Disability and Retirement: What You Should Know

You may be eligible for Social Security benefits even if you haven’t yet reached traditional retirement age. However, there are a few things you need to know about your disability benefits.

How Does a Pension Work After Retirement?

Money is hard to talk about, but being knowledgable and in control of your finances can drastically change your retirement. It’s important to know exactly how your pension works and how you can use it to optimize your retirement experience.

Five Reasons to Buy and Not Rent in Retirement

One big choice worthy of pause for many is whether to buy or rent a home when downsizing or relocating for retirement. Here are five reasons why buying a home is better than renting a place to live.

Do You Still Need Life Insurance If You’re Retired?

We all go through life preparing for our future in case of accidents and tragedies. So it’s probably a good idea to buy life insurance when we are young adults and have families and small children that depend on us financially.

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