August 2019

Found 2 blog entries for August 2019.

If you are planning on retiring soon, you may have considered the idea of moving into an active adult community. Brad Breeding of My Life Site, gives us some pros and cons of choosing to live in this type of community.

Not to be confused with a retirement home or assisted living, an active adult community is made of single-family homes, condos or townhomes that are owned by the resident with at least one member of the household being over a certain age (usually around 55 years old). Typically, these communities feature their own amenities in addition to be close to shopping, restaurants, attractions, etc. Low-maintenance or maintenance-free exteriors and common areas are the norm with interior upkeep being the responsibility of the homeowner. Active

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Michael Rubin from The Balance talks about what you should consider for your retirement to get the most out of this time in your life.

While most people look forward to all of the new found free time that retirement brings, we’ve learned that the “honeymoon” period of retirement only lasts 6-9 months. After that time period retirees report feeling the urge to become more productive.

The first step is determining what you want out of your retirement. Consider what type of personality you have, what your favorite hobbies are and what brings the most joy. Studies have shown that retirees who keep busy with regularly scheduled activities tend to lead happier lives during retirement. Just like in all stages of life, keeping engaged can help with your

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