Empty nester

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.

New ways and tips for empty nesters to spend their time

This time is all about you — learn how to embrace it.

Packing tips for moving

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

Things to consider when downsizing homes

Whether you're downsizing for retirement, becoming an empty nester or just looking to cut costs, see that the benefits of downsizing can outweigh the drawbacks.

Preparing to sell your home

Give your home a quick makeover before listing it to attract buyers and potentially sell faster.

Money saving tips for singles at every age

If you're single, you may have to take extra time with money management, planning for the future and learning to budget and invest. Here are some things to consider at every age.

Should I pay off my mortgage before I retire?

Ideally, retirement would be worry-free. These tips could help you retire with less debt.

Ready to retire? Questions to ask

As you near retirement, it's important to review your plan and make sure you're financially prepared.

Protecting your home while on vacation

Consider these tips to help with home security and protection when you are away.

Help protect your home and family with home security

Learn how the different types of home alarm systems can help improve your home security and maybe even get you a discount on your homeowners insurance.

Types of senior living options

Understanding the common senior housing options will help you and your loved one choose what type of care is right for them.

Insurance articles to consider

Times to review your insurance

During key life moments, make sure you, your family, home, car and property are protected.

What to consider when choosing a beneficiary for life insurance or other financial accounts

Learn what a beneficiary is and factors to consider when naming a beneficiary.

Reasons to buy life insurance

Life insurance is often thought of as a way to protect loved ones by providing for final expenses and estate taxes but you can think beyond that.

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?

When deciding if life insurance is worth buying, start by looking at what's important to you and how you want to protect it.

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.

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