Tips For Choosing A Senior Living Community

Tips For Choosing A Senior Living Community
According to the Merriam-Webster Dictionary, retirement is defined as the act of withdrawing, going away, retreating. Tips For Choosing A Senior Living Community When it comes to the modern definition of retirement – that glorious age where we can shed the 9 to 5 work responsibilities and live our lives to the fullest – some of those words in the traditional definition may apply. Many seniors and boomers, who have been gainfully employed their entire

SOLD – 1528 5TH ST Livermore 2bds/2bths 996sf

SOLD – 1528 5TH ST Livermore 2bds/2bths 996sf
SOLD FOR $745,000 Property Description for 1528 5th St, Livermore CA 94559 Don't miss the opportunity to own this adorable remodeled bungalow, 2 bedroom 1 bath w/hardwood floors, granite kitchen counters w/backsplash, new white cabinets/stainless appliances. New lighting throughout, new dual pane windows, new interior doors/hardware and rewired. Bath has tile floors, pedestal sink, shower over tub. Gorgeous backyard with deck. Just bring your furni...

17 ARROWHEAD CT Rio Vista 2bds/2bth 1382sf

17 ARROWHEAD CT Rio Vista 2bds/2bth 1382sf
PRICE REDUCED to $360,000 Property Description for 17 Arrowhead Ct, Rio Vista CA 94571 Popular Spinnaker model located on the 15th tee box & cul de sac. New paint & carpet throughout, great view of the 15th fairway. Sit on your covered patio for morning coffee and listen to the birds. 2 bedroom 2 baths with laundry sink in laundry room. Just bring your furniture. Property Class: Single Family Residential Listing Status: Ac...

Plan for Retirement Based on Lifestyle, Not Current Income

Plan for Retirement Based on Lifestyle, Not Current Income
There’s a rule of thumb that says you should budget a certain percentage of your income towards retirement. Many experts say you should set aside 10 to 15 percent of your income for your golden years. But there’s a competing theory that says that you should budget for retirement based on the lifestyle you plan to enjoy, not the income that you currently earn. To clarify this idea, let’s imagine four hypothetical couples. Adam and Alison: A Simpl...

How to Save for Your Retirement

How to Save for Your Retirement
Having a student loan payment each month as a college graduate leaves little room in the budget to contribute to a retirement savings account. College grads without student loans are much more likely to save for retirement. By the time they reach age 30, grads without student loans are predicted to have double the amount saved for retirement as individuals with student loans, according to a study by the Center for Retirement Research at Boston College.

8 N 6TH ST RIO VISTA 5bds/2bths 2689sf

8 N 6TH ST  RIO VISTA 5bds/2bths 2689sf
Asking $545,000 Property Description for 8 N 6th St, Rio Vista CA 94571 Built in 1915, this gorgeous craftsman home has been renovated. Newer kitchen with shaker style cabinets, subway tile back splash, & soapstone counter tops. Baths remodeled & re-plumbed. New windows throughout except in dining room. Some light fixtures are original, original stain glass windows, pellet stove in dining & gas insert in livingroom. Natural hard...

Housing Trends for Baby Boomers

Housing Trends for Baby Boomers
New Features Keep Pace with this Active Generation Baby boomers, who were the largest American generation until the Millennials took over, are either retired or quickly nearing retirement age. Boomers, born between 1946 and 1964 and who count more than 76 million, may be getting older, but they are definitely not ready to head to the retirement home! The boomer generation is more active than generations past, has a more sophisticated style and wants op

116 DAVID LAMOREE WAY Rio Vista 2bds/2bths 1212sf

116 DAVID LAMOREE WAY Rio Vista 2bds/2bths 1212sf
PRICE REDUCED to  - $349,000 Property Description for 116 David Lamoree Way, Rio Vista CA 94571 Popular Savita plan, with upgrades, 18 inch tile & carpet in bedrooms. Granite kitchen with Sienna stain cabinets. Master has bay window that provides a little extra room. Wrought iron fence with patio, beautifully landscaped provides a little grass for your dog. Sink in garage & paid Solar. Builder no longer has building sites for this plan....

Want To Downsize In Retirement? Problem One, Millennials Don’t Want Your Stuff

Want To Downsize In Retirement? Problem One, Millennials Don’t Want Your Stuff
For many Baby Boomers looking to sell their homes and make a move in retirement, finding Millennials willing and able to buy their houses might turn out to be a serious hurdle. But that’s not the only challenge they will face when they relocate in retirement. Moving is never easy, but it is a unique experience for older adults, who have built a life in their homes, amassed an imposing quantity of stuff, and may be uncertain about where they’re going next.

Retirement: 3 things to consider before moving

Retirement: 3 things to consider before moving
One in three Americans has nothing saved for retirement, according to a recent Time.com article. If you're one of them, and are living entirely off Social Security, you may decide to move in with family to save money. It can be a good option, but be sure to discuss these issues before you start packing. 1. Your contribution to household finances Let's tackle the big one first: how are you and your family going to divide costs? It's no one's favorite topi