Best Retirement Advice for Uncertain Times

The best retirement advice for uncertain times is to rely on your judgment rather than on commission-driven “retirement experts”, or the advice of people on social media. Furthermore, retirement decisions based solely on money are like a time bomb waiting to explode. It’s the best (Learn more!)

[Home Exchange]Affordable Travel for Retirees

If you had your druthers, how would you spend your retirement? Many people answer that they would like to travel – to experience foreign countries, see exotic landscapes, or visit all of America’s national parks. However, traveling can be expensive. It’s only a dream for (Learn more!)

What Was Retirement Like Before Social Security

Many conclude that retirement before Social Security was horrible, but was it? For nearly 250 years during colonial times, on the frontier, and until the late 1890s, families made their living in rural farm communities. The family unit was self-reliant and self-sufficient. They did not (Learn more!)

What is a Self-Reliant Retiree?

One of the biggest mistakes couples make when they are considering retirement is that they do what’s popular instead of being self-reliant. They conform to what financial planners, friends, in-laws, and even Millennial bloggers say they should do. Most of what these know-it-all-do-gooders say is (Learn more!)

6 Benefits of Vegetable Gardening in Retirement

Do you want to add value to your retirement budget? And stay mentally and physically active in retirement? Then, vegetable gardening is your answer!   Simply sow the seeds, then reap the powerful benefits of vegetable gardening.  Let’s take a look at how you can do (Learn more!)

Why Baby Boomers Move to Walkable Towns

Baby boomers move to walkable towns because of the ideal experience and quality of life that’s offered. Does living in a quaint, but cosmopolitan town within walking distance to supermarkets, banking, shopping, and libraries sound attractive? Are biking trails and city parks on your “that (Learn more!)

Is Living Off-Grid an Option for Retirement?

Is Living Off-Grid an Option for Retirement? Are you dreaming of living off-grid, or asked yourself the question, “Is living off-grid an option for retirement?” If you live in an urban area and have yearned for a simpler life, moving out of town and becoming (Learn more!)