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Downsizing is popular among Baby Boomers. As Boomers enter retirement they’re looking for ways to make their lives more manageable and efficient. Baby Boomers focus on downsizing for a variety of reasons including financial and practical concerns during retirement.  What does downsizing mean?  Downsizing is when you purchase or rent a home smaller than the one you currently have. The decision to downsize usually happens for a few reasons. Some can no longer afford or don’t want to keep up with the cost of a home. Others may not want to or aren’t able to care for a larger home.…

No matter what age you are at this moment, you likely have years ahead of you and a lot to look forward to. Life can be so busy sometimes and it’s easy to feel like all you do is work and pay bills. Especially in the past couple of years, a lot of people have been struggling and having a really hard time finding reasons to be happy. But it’s important to remember that there are so many great things about life and so many things to look forward to. Here are some of the best ones to keep in…

When you have the ability at home to have cookouts, how often do you take advantage of such a thing? Having a great cookout can make you feel good at the end of the day. Not only does all the work you put into it make you prideful, all that good food certainly does not hurt. That said what steps should you be taking to have one great cookout after another? Make the Most of Your Cookout Experiences In coming up with some awesome cookouts, here are a few helpful hints along the way: Put some plans in motion –…

You’re in the market for a home and you don’t know whether to buy one preexisting or one that’s brand new. Listed below are a few pros and cons for each to help you make your final decision. Cons of a New Home First, let’s check out the cons of purchasing a newly built house.  Pricey Unfortunately, new construction comes with a hefty price tag. You’ll pay the price for all the convenient amenities. Buying a home at the top of your budget will make it harder to customize the interior.  Cookie-Cutter Many new homes in a development have only…

Making some improvements to your home does not have to cost you an arm and a leg. That being the case; are you at a point now where doing some improvements at home makes sense? If you said yes, take time to figure out your finances, what you’d like to change about your home and when best to make them. Making Quality Changes at Affordable Prices In your quest to make life at home more enjoyable, start by going over your finances. What can you afford to do now that will make a difference in your home? You may be…