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How to Prepare Financially for Retirement

There comes a time in your life when you will either leave work or opt for a quieter and laid-back life. However, unlike in the past, we are no longer assured of living solely on our pensions or retirement savings. Instead, it is up to us to set up the right plan to ensure we live comfortably during retirement. Here are a few steps on ensuring a bright future.

Planning for Retirement

A comfortable future with a nest egg requires planning. Take into account the total value of your assets and debts and ensure it is a positive number. If it is not, consider what can be done to make it positive. Consider the amount you need to reach your goal. This should be something that enables you to live comfortably. Making a budget will allow you to see your expenses and enable you to deal with them first.

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Kolter Homes – An Active Adult Community Builder you can Trust

Obtaining information about the company that builds your future home is important. There are so many builders out there, how will you make your choice? Will they be any good? What if they do a terrible job? These are the questions that will run through your head when looking into building a home or buying or renting a home in an active adult community. This is why we at ActiveAdultLiving.com® have featured a reputed builder on our website, one you can trust. This is none other than Kolter Homes.

2021 New Years Resolution

New Year’s Resolutions for Active Adults

The end of the old year and the dawn of a new… This is when most of us decide to make New Year’s resolutions. What are your New Year’s resolutions? Have you decided to take up something good and give up something bad? If you have not, then this is the best time to do so. Here are five resolutions you can consider sticking to in 2021.

Resolve to Eat More Healthy Foods – Many of us tend to think twice about preparing meals, especially when it is for only one. So, we will consider throwing together some processed foods that are easy to make. Although easy, these come with a load of health issues that you really should try and avoid. So, this coming year, make a promise to eat more healthy foods.

It can be quite tiresome hanging around snow every winter. Why not consider taking a break from it all and going somewhere warm for a couple of days or weeks? Interested? Here are some of the best snowbird destinations for active adults.

4 Snowbird Destinations for Active Adults

It can be quite tiresome hanging around snow every winter. Why not consider taking a break from it all and going somewhere warm for a couple of days or weeks? Interested? Here are some of the best snowbird destinations for active adults.

Florida

What better way to spend a few winter days than taking in the sun in the Sunshine State? Florida is a favorite of snowbirds and all types of retirees. All that coastline, sunny skies, and great hot spots attract hosts of snowbirds during the winter months. Although a bit costly, Florida offers you a plethora of activities and attractions. Plus, don’t forget the golf course on the Gulf Coast. If you want a bit of quiet, you can consider less crowded areas, such as Tampa Bay and Sarasota.

Consider Green Living in Retirement

Every little thing we do makes a significant impact on our environment. Many of us do not stop to think about the impact we make on our planet. However, it is never too late to consider the things you can do to make a contribution. If you are wondering how you can do so, here are a few ways you can contribute to green living.

Senior Active Adult Lifestyle

Baby Boomers Want More From Life Than Bingo!

Baby boomers are no longer happy to sit in a community hall and play bingo. They want much more than a life, just sitting somewhere and looking at the view. They want activities, creature comforts, and exciting life. So, what do baby boomers want in their lives?

10 Brain Foods that Prevent Dementia After 50

10 Brain Foods that Prevent Dementia After 50

Dementia is a word that scares many older adults. However, did you know, consuming healthy foods when you are 50 lowers your risk of dementia by 90%? This is according to a thesis published by the University of Eastern Finland. So, without further ado, let’s take a look at some of these brain foods.

Walnuts – This variety of nuts is high in heart-healthy and anti-inflammatory properties. It is also the only nut variety that has alpha-linolenic acid (ALA), which promotes blood flow to the brain. This is an essential Omega-3 fatty acid necessary for the normal growth and development of humans.

Tips for Choosing the Perfect Retirement Destination

How to Formulate a Travel Budget

As a retiree, you may be considering traveling now that you have the time to do so. Although this is a very good idea, don’t forget, you are living on a fixed income, and you do not want to overspend when traveling. Here’s how you can formulate a travel budget.