Buying More Retirees Moving to Less-Dense Regions

More Retirees Moving to Less-Dense Regions

by Kent Allen, AARP, April 9, 2018 A survey finds a trend toward smaller, sparsely populated states. While warm-weather states like Florida and Arizona still draw a larger number of retirees each year, sparsely populated and smaller states are attracting a bigger share of boomers than in the past, a United Van Lines survey has found. …

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assisted living Retiring: Stay or Move?

Retiring: Stay or Move?

By Larry Hungerford 336-998-7000 or larry@wcamg.com of www.journalnow.com As we age, approaching the end of our working years, we face many tough decisions. Can we afford to retire? What do we do about long-term care? Should we relocate or stay put? Typically, a conservative safe approach recommended by many experts, is to plan on taking no …

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Buying 5 Estate Planning Tips For The Sandwich Generation

5 Estate Planning Tips For The Sandwich Generation

From Dina Farhat, Esq. http://www.farhatlawfirm.com   The “sandwich generation” accounts for a large segment of the population. These are people who find themselves caring for both their children and their parents at the same time. In some cases, this includes providing parents with financial support. As a result, estate planning – which traditionally focuses on …

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Buying How to Protect Yourself Against the Rising Risk of Mortgage Fraud

How to Protect Yourself Against the Rising Risk of Mortgage Fraud

By Kenneth Harney at therealdeal.com Fraud in connection with home mortgages is on the rise, ranging from little white lies about the intended use of the property all the way up to much more sophisticated schemes. But what, you ask, does this have to do with me? Maybe more than you think, especially if you end up on …

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Buying 6 Commonly Forgotten Home Maintenance Tasks

6 Commonly Forgotten Home Maintenance Tasks

By Sarah Day at www.homeadvisorhomesource.com Whether you own a new house or an old house, there will always be upkeep involved with owning your own home. There are many things in your house that require attention but are often forgotten until something breaks and a substantial bill follows. Here is a list of six common maintenance …

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Buying The 7 Biggest Financial Challenges Senior Citizens Are Facing in Retirement

The 7 Biggest Financial Challenges Senior Citizens Are Facing in Retirement

Sean Williams (TMFUltraLong) May 17, 2015 Retirement is supposed to be a period of joy for senior citizens where they’re able to travel, reflect, and sometimes just put their feet up if they choose to do so. Unfortunately, far too many senior citizens are finding themselves denied of the American dream of retiring comfortably and …

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assisted living Why Seniors Prefer Senior Living Communities

Why Seniors Prefer Senior Living Communities

Senior Living Communities Today Posted On 13 Aug 2015 at www.aplaceformom.com By : Jeff Anderson Senior communities range from homelike to the posh luxury of a high-end hotel or cruise ship, and they definitely don’t feel institutional today. Most seniors who have moved to assisted living or independent living communities report that they prefer life at their …

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Mortgage Can a Reverse Mortgage Help You Retire?

Can a Reverse Mortgage Help You Retire?

Reverse Mortgage by Deborah Nance Can I Retire? I recently received a call from a couple in Hemet, CA.  They are interested in finding out how a reverse mortgage can improve their retirement.   I’m excited to meet with them because they have already improved their financial situation greatly by paying off their mortgage and now …

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