When you plan for retirement and an exciting new phase of life, double-check your expectations. They may not match the reality. Baby boomers, currently in their late 50s to mid-70s, view retirement differently than the previous generations. Many boomers consider retirement as an opportunity to … [Read more...] about 5 Harmful Retirement Misconceptions To Avoid
I always loved the beginning of the new school year. It is a time to start new….new clothes, new sneakers, new books and new classes. If you have children, then you know that the push is on to get everyone settled for the new school year. It seems to be more of a beginning than the actual start … [Read more...] about September – Time to Organize Your Finances
Charcuterie and creating charcuterie boards has gained a lot of attention and fans over the past few years. Just google “charcuterie boards” and you will have an endless number of sites to visit. However, the term charcuterie is not a new one. It originated in France in the mid-1800’s and the actual … [Read more...] about Charcuterie Boards
I often find helpful websites or apps as I am talking with friends or reading online. I came across some in the last few weeks that I thought would be worth sharing. So many of us today automatically go to Google when we need a question answered. But did you know there are actual experts that you … [Read more...] about Helpful Websites
These days many of us are faced with the task of finding a nursing home for a loved one. And despite the internet and all the technology, it can still be difficult to find reliable sources to make an informed choice. The official Medicare website has a section called Nursing Home Compare. Here … [Read more...] about In Need of a Nursing Home for a Loved One?
If you had invested $1,000 in the stock market in 1990 could you figure out how much that money would be worth today? Possibly. However, if you tried to time the market during that period, I bet you would be surprised how much you would have lost just by missing a few of the market's best … [Read more...] about Missing the Market’s Best Days