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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.
New Ways and Tips for Empty Nesters to Spend Their Time

New Ways and Tips for Empty Nesters to Spend Their Time

Life without kids at home looks different. We discuss some benefits of having the kids out on their own and suggest some new hobbies for empty nesters to fill their time.

Packing Tips for Moving

Packing Tips for Moving

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

Questions to Ask if You're Considering Downsizing

Questions to Ask if You're Considering Downsizing

Questioning whether downsizing your home is the right choice? This video will answer all your questions before you decide to downsize.

Consider Capital Gains Tax on Home Sale

Consider Capital Gains Tax on Home Sale

Be proactive at understanding how taxes and capital gains may be impacted when selling a home or property.

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? Questions To Ask

Ready To Retire? Questions To Ask

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

Protect Your Home While on Vacation

Protect Your Home While on Vacation

Help prevent your house from becoming a target with these tips for security during vacation.

Home Security and Burglar Alarm Systems

Home Security and Burglar Alarm Systems

Security and burglar alarms systems help deter burglars and protect your home. Learn more about monitored systems and security alarms.

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

Times to Review Your Insurance

Times to Review Your Insurance

Insurance protects you, your family, and your property, but it can only do its job if it's up to date.

What To Consider When Choosing a Beneficiary

What To Consider When Choosing a Beneficiary

What factors should you consider when choosing a beneficiary?

Reasons to Buy Life Insurance

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

What Is Life Insurance

Life insurance is a simple way to plan for the financial future of people you love. Make informed decisions about the right ways to keep your family protected.

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 and how you want to protect it.

How Much Life Insurance Do I Need?

How Much Life Insurance Do I Need?

Here are some of the main factors to consider when you start thinking about the people & assets you want to protect & how long you want to protect them.

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