The best retirement advice I can give you during uncertain times is to rely on your own judgment rather than on commission-driven “retirement experts”, or the advice of people on social media. Furthermore, don’t base retirement decisions solely on money. It’s the best retirement advice (Learn more!)
The opposite of dependent. Reliant on one’s own sources rather than those of others.
Retired? 7 Smart Reasons to Move to a Smaller Home
Lately, Rebel Retiree and I have been thinking about moving to a smaller home. Before going any further, let me add that we love the home we’re in, particularly its rural location and the abundance of wildlife we get to see in our yard. And (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!)
Should I Buy a New Car Before I Retire [Consider This First]
The answer to the question, “Should I buy a new car before I retire” is a resounding no! You may be thinking it’s prudent to repair the house, get your teeth fixed, and so on before you retire. But, think about it. Be reasonable. Do (Learn more!)
What Retirement Was 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!)
What is Workcamping? On the Road to Retirement
What is Workcamping? Disclosure: This article contains Amazon affiliate links to products we recommend. If you click through and make a purchase through these links, we’ll get a small commission, but you won’t pay any extra. Thank you! Imagine stepping out of your door each (Learn more!)
6 Powerful Benefits of Vegetable Gardening for Retirees
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!)