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Things My Dad Taught Me About Money

By Gary Foreman Some of the fondest moments memories in my life are of helping my Dad around the house and listening to him explain why he did and didn’t do things. Although I didn’t know it at the time, he was building a foundation for a frugal lifestyle....

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Saying “No” Is A Key Part of the New Retirement Skill Set

By Joe Casey It’s said that nature abhors a vacuum. You can see that principle at work with the schedules of new retirees. Free space will be filled fast. Sometimes you can become busy with commitments that may not be the right ones for you. One of the surprises...

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Why Empty Nesters Should Declutter Their Home

By Gary Foreman Is now the time to declutter your home? Now that the kids have moved out and you’re empty nesters? It’s a question that boomers ask when their adult children move out. Should they begin to declutter the family homestead? Why Empty Nesters Should Declutter Over the...

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I Don’t Want To Be “Put” In A Home

Thinking about being “put” in a home at some point in my life sends a chill down my spine. I would like to remain living in my own home for as long as I can. But here’s the challenge. As much as I want and plan to age in place there is another reality that I need to face.

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Downsizing and Moving – What To Do

The data is mixed as to whether baby boomers will be downsizing and moving out of their homes anytime soon. But if you (or your aging parents) are thinking about it – there are some options for you to consider. In the following video from CTV News, real estate...

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Three Different Stages of Retirement

So often when we think of retirement, we think of it as being a single time in our life. But actually, given the time now potentially spent in retirement there can be different phases during our retirement. In the following video from Money, Jill Schlesinger suggests that retirement could...

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