There was a time when growing older meant relying on family or hired help to assist with health, cognitive and financial issues. While we may not be leading fully automated lives like the characters in futuristic movies and sci-fi novels, new technological advances are allowing many people to live independently for much longer. Whether you want to ...Read More
There’s a surprising trend in the music industry in 2018: some of the world’s most legendary musicians are calling it quits. In their late 60s to late 70s, these musicians are feeling the effects of a slowing body and the pull of the families they so often leave behind while on tour. To commemorate their retirement, all are giving one last hurrah. ...Read More
Often we see people who, in their early life, have a sympathetic and positive mind. But, 20 or 30 years later, those positive qualities slowly erode and are replaced with a propensity towards being grumpy, miserable and negative. How can we ensure that we avoid the ‘grumpy old man’ syndrome and remain positive throughout our advancing years? While ...Read More
Holiday Season’s can be a time of joy and laughter, or it can be a time of chaos and stress. We’re here to share with you some tips on staying happy, healthy and fulfilled this year, no matter what holiday you celebrate.
Just because you retire, your money doesn’t have to. In the words of Gordon Gecko from the 1987 movie Wall Street, “money never sleeps.” And your money definitely won’t once you leave your job. Many people are shocked to learn that since we left the conventional work force almost thirty years ago our net worth has actually increased, significantly ...Read More
Everyone has their own idea of what it’s like to retire. Some of us are ready to embrace an exciting world of travel and personal freedom, while others might be wondering what in the world they’ll do all day. For the latter group, this may be colored by outdated notions of what it means to retire. The long-held idea of retirement is no longer acc...Read More
When young children do things on their own for the first time, there’s often a lot of emotion involved. Remember your child’s first sleepover? You probably felt you’d reached an important milestone. Remember when they first went off to summer camp? You might have even cried, realizing they wouldn’t stay small forever. Now it’s for real: yo...Read More
If you consult a dictionary, you’ll see that to downsize is to make something smaller. No problem if you’re cutting a cookie recipe in half or getting rid of some old books.
Looking to reduce your utility bills? We understand that nobody wants to pay the $100 plus utility bill each month. Here’s a few simple tips on how to make a significant difference in your utility bills.