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Answering in Retirement: So, What Do You Do?

By Joe Casey We’ve all heard this question. It’s a simple one. This is not one of life’s most challenging problems. But it can be an instructive part of your transition to retirement. It’s really about giving yourself time to adjust to – and to own – a new...

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Granny Pods – Could This Be A Solution for Aging in Place?

Have you heard of a “Granny Pod”? Granny pods are typically a pre-built structure that has been specifically designed to support aging in place. It is usually constructed on a family member or caregiver’s property. Often installed as a temporary building, granny pods are usually small homes that offer...

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Aging in the Suburbs – Is This Realistic or Risky?

By Susan Williams The suburbs. Where homes were built outside city limits so young families could enjoy home ownership and having their own backyard. Suburban life really started to boom after World War II when many war vets returned home and wanted to settle down. At that time the suburbs...

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A Key Step In Preparing for Retirement: Build Your Social Network

By Joe Casey As you get closer to retirement, are you thinking more about your health? I know I am. Perhaps you’re focusing more on wellness and fitness lately. Have you seen the flurry of recent articles alerting us that sitting is the new smoking? Indeed, there are real dangers...

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How Would You Feel About Having A “Boom-Mate”?

There was a really interesting article recently published that posed the question whether the empty bedrooms in baby boomer homes could possibly be a solution to the millennial US housing crunch. They introduced the idea of “boom-mates”. Could this idea have merit?

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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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