Remote work prompts more early retirement moves

Older Americans who’re able to work remotely are making earlier moves to their retirement locales, according to a report by CNBC. What with more employees giving people the chance to work from home due to the COVID-19 pandemic, some have decided to take up the offer on a permanent basis. And as this means being

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Baby boomers are refusing to budge

Baby boomers are increasingly choosing not to downsize their homes in retirement, according to a report by USA Today. Instead, many have decided to stay put in their existing homes, where they raised their families. But economists say their decisions are contributing to the problem of low inventory across much of the nation. Barbara Risman,

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Memphis Retirement

What is your ideal for your golden years? A water front view? Memphis has the Mighty Mississippi River coursing through the city. Besides the view, hop a riverboat for cruises that last from a few hours to a full week. What’s even more attractive about retiring to Memphis is a large city full of history,

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Delaying homeownership could cause retirement problems for millennials, experts say

Millennials’ delayed entry into homeownership could have a big impact on them financially when they decide to retire, economists say. The warning comes at a time when many younger adults are delaying buying a home due to a number of reasons, including student debt, inability to obtain credit, and a general preference towards renting. But

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Memphis A Great Place to Retire

When it comes to a retirement community, you’ll find plenty of options and reasons to select Memphis. Of course, retirees need more than a nice climate and a place to live. The amenities and resources for retirees are plentiful in the Memphis region. Memphis abounds in recreation centers, places to find delicious food, opportunities to

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Free Your Retirement Funds From Wall Street and Retire Rich

There are many alternative ways to invest your retirement funds that most investors are not aware of. The first step is establishing a checkbook IRA. This is very different than giving control of your retirement account to a Wall Street stock trading firm. When you open a checkbook IRA, you assume full responsibility for your

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Housing Strategies for Retirees

An article in aol.com points out that housing is one of the largest expenses in most people’s household budgets, and it’s preferable to reduce this expense upon retirement. There are various ways in which this can be done, and retiring from work brings a new type of freedom as there’s no longer any need to

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Over 55s Showing Increased Confidence in the Housing Market

Over the past few years many people’s retirement plans have been left in a state of disarray due to the financial and economic challenges that have arisen. Those who had previously been dreaming of downsizing to a smaller place or to a different location completely, have had to put their plans on hold. Now it

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A Real Estate Agents Key To A Great Retirement

Because most real estate agents are self-employed, deciding on a retirement plan is often more complex than it would be if you worked for a company. You have to take the initiative, determine the best way to ensure your long-term financial stability and make the most of the assets you have today. As you look

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Baby Boomers Over Age 55 More Likely To Own And Invest In Real Estate

A recent article on doctorhousingboom.com clearly demonstrates the impact that boomers are having on the housing market. Boomers between the ages of 55 and 74 are much more likely to own additional residential property besides their personal home, and while some of these homes are vacation properties, most are likely to be held for use as rental property.

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