Retirement Blog

7 Beautiful Beach Vacation Homes to Escape to This Year

I live in the Northeast United States and we’re preparing for a winter storm that is already closing schools and businesses.  Good thing today, January 29th,  is National Plan Your Vacation Day! Planning a vacation, especially a beach vacation is the perfect escape from the snowy weather. We’ve been focusing our attention on sunshine, waves,…
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5 Fantastic Phone Apps for Caregivers

Save time on errands and make more time for memories Acting as a caregiver for a family member can be a rewarding experience.  It can also be a lot to manage.  It can be difficult to juggle work, your needs, and the needs of the people in your care.  Luckily, we have the technology available…
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Retiring this year? Add these dates to your 2019 calendar.

Congratulations!  This is the year you trade in your full-time job in exchange for your life’s passion.  As a future retiree, you’ll want to add a few dates for to your 2019 calendar to start your retirement off on the right foot.  We have a few suggestions: Your last day of work, of course! Okay…
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Discover New Music – Retirement Hobby Ideas

Discover The World’s Best Music – Retirement Hobby Idea Perfect for:  Musicians, Life-long learners, Explorers Requires: 1 or More people Age Level:  All Ages Activity Level:  Low   Remember the days when you sat down with your friends and just listened to music?  You can have that experience again – and it’s still fun! My husband…
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Is the Retirement Tour the new College Tour? Tell us what you think.

  Recently some of my friends have been taking their kids to tour colleges. It make sense to check out the school, the environment, even the social aspects of their potential new colleges. This got me thinking.  Why don’t we do that for retirement?  Why don’t we immerse ourselves in experiences designed to help us…
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Got 20 minutes? Use it to freeze your credit. It’s free and easy.

A new Federal regulation that went into effect on September 21, 2018, now allows you freeze your credit for free.  This credit freeze will help prevent people from opening credit in your name and help protect you from credit fraud.  You can also freeze the credit of your children. When you do need access to your…
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5 Retirement Travel Plans for Book Lovers

If you’re looking forward to retirement simply for the opportunity to catch up on reading, you may want to check out these retirement travel plans for book lovers.  Here are 5 great places to travel that all book lovers will enjoy:   London, England Home of the Globe Theater, platform 9 3/4, and Jane Austen…
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Retirement Planning for Small Business Owners

  Small business owners have a lot to think about. They also wear a lot of hats. Sales, customer service, accounting, HR and so many more. It’s easy to see how they may not always be focused on their own retirement planning. After all, much of their attention is needed on the present, not the…
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Your Retirement Plan Could Actually Be Wasting Away in Margaritaville

Parrotheads, rejoice!  You can now spend your retirement years nibblin’ on sponge cake and watchin’ the sun bake. There are new Margaritaville themed retirement villages opening in Daytona Beach, Florida and Hilton Head, South Carolina.  These new, relaxed retirement communities are inspired none other than musician and best-selling author, Jimmy Buffet. The Latitude Margaritaville communities…
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Start-up Helps People Plan Their Future Empowered Retirement

Retirement is Broken. Kohota is changing the way people think about planning their future.   Buffalo, NY – Kohota recently launched a brand new website to support its overall vision, empowering people to develop their customized retirement plan. The website offers holistic content around retirement topics such as travel, hobbies, volunteering, exercise and nutrition, spending…
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