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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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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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