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You've got an entirely new type of freedom nowadays. We're here to remind you to enjoy your time so you can live it up right. The tips, articles and thoughts below offer ideas about how you can prepare for the next phase of life.
Tips for Packing, Moving, or Storing Your Possessions

Tips for Packing, Moving, or Storing Your Possessions

If you're moving, it's time to plan, gather packing supplies, purge, and pack all your belongings.

5 Questions to Ask if You Are Considering Downsizing

5 Questions to Ask if You Are Considering Downsizing

How to decide if downsizing is right for you.

Wise Planning for Selling Your Home

Wise Planning for Selling Your Home

If you're looking to sell, you'll want to read this before you start counting your capital gains.

Tips for managing finances when your kids move home

Tips for managing finances when your kids move home

Help your kids develop smart financial habits while staying mindful of your own finances.

Planning for an Easier Retirement Without a Mortgage

Planning for an Easier Retirement Without a Mortgage

Ideally, retirement would be worry-free. Here are tips towards retiring with less debt.

Ready to Retire? 5 Questions to Ask

Ready to Retire? 5 Questions to Ask

Making the decision to retire is a big one - here's how to know if you're ready.

13 Ways to Protect Your Home When You Travel

13 Ways to Protect Your Home When You Travel

Prevent your house from becoming a target with tips for security during vacation.

Home Security: the Latest Burglar-Thwarting Options

Home Security: the Latest Burglar-Thwarting Options

The types of home alarm systems and how their features improve your home security.

Senior Housing: Help your Loved Ones Decide

Senior Housing: Help your Loved Ones Decide

Questions to help decide if assisted living or a nursing home is right for your loved one.

Insurance Articles to Consider

Insurance needs for major life events.

Insurance needs for major life events.

Learn About Insurance Updates You May Need When You Experience Major Life Events

What To Consider When Choosing a Beneficiary

What To Consider When Choosing a Beneficiary

What Factors Should You Consider When Choosing a Beneficiary?

Four Reasons for Getting Life Insurance

Four Reasons for Getting Life Insurance

Life insurance is often thought of as a way to protect loved ones by providing for final expenses, estate taxes, etc. But let's think beyond that. Who else depends on you and your income?

What Is Life Insurance

What Is Life Insurance

From how it works to how much you need, get your life insurance questions answered here.

Is Life Insurance Worth It?

Is Life Insurance Worth It?

Deciding if life insurance is worth buying starts with looking at what’s important to you.

How Much Life Insurance Do I Need?

How Much Life Insurance Do I Need?

From your income to your children’s future education, here’s what to consider when you buy life insurance.

The information in this article was obtained from various sources not associated with State Farm®. While we believe it to be reliable and accurate, we do not warrant the accuracy or reliability of the information. These suggestions are not a complete list of every loss control measure. The information is not intended to replace manuals or instructions provided by the manufacturer or the advice of a qualified professional. Nor is it intended to effect coverage under our policy. State Farm makes no guarantees of results from use of this information.