After almost 50 years on this planet, I will be damned if I'm going to deny even one minute of my hard-earned wisdom.
Talk about a sexy blog title. The word "frugal" does not score high in the sexy department, but that is something I am committed to change. This summer I will turn 50. I am, in my ripe age, learning to be (deep breath)... frugal.
Avoid school holidays, spring break, and summer peak season (usually the month of July), and you could not only save a bundle on flights, hotels, and attractions but you may just have them to yourself!
I often say (and you've probably heard me say it), that when I started out in this business of writing songs I was twenty. Everyone else was twenty. Now I'm fifty-something and everyone else is five. I'm exaggerating about the five, but you know what I mean.
Upon arriving in Brazil, I commenced upon a second and simpler life. I quickly immersed myself in teaching English, exercising, studying Portuguese, and building a new circle of friends. I did not miss my old life, or my old stuff.
By taking time to prepare before leaving, you can significantly diminish your risk and focus on enjoying your hard-earned trip.
Retirees can now live so long -- and stretch their money so far -- that with the right strategies they can look forward to two or three more fun and productive phases of life after traditional retirement.
If you've ever been to Mexico, you've probably visited some of its beautiful beaches. But there's a lot more to Mexico than beaches, and if you've never been there or if you are afraid to visit for one reason or another, you are missing out.
Would you rather hold on to a hopeless wish or have some money in your pocket? Call Andrews and McCaffrey today and our friendly consultants will discuss your predicament with you at no charge. Don't let a twenty something make themselves feel powerful at your expense.
Rosalyn Carter said it best: "There are only four kinds of people in the world -- those who have been caregivers, those who are currently caregivers, ...
April is nationally recognized as Distracted Driving Awareness Month, so now is a perfect time to share some tips to help you beat distracted driving from AARP Driver Safety. These four tips are designed to help you minimize the distractions that can make driving needlessly more dangerous.
I once asked a simple question to a roomful of young residents I was training: "How many of you have advance medical directives?" Of course, all of th...
If you were judging happiness strictly by what you heard (if anything) about any of these countries on the evening news or could find in rankings of national wealth, you'd probably think that people who live there are some of the most impoverished and dissatisfied on the planet.
Do you want to travel and sample different retirement lifestyles, but have a limited budget? Housesitting may be your answer. Our first housesit was three years ago. Since then we have lived rent-free in Tuscan farmhouses, French vineyards, Spanish casitas and luxury Costa Rican villas.
Boomers with the assets and support to retire comfortably represent a smaller and smaller segment of the aging population in our country. Hammered by the Great Recession, reduced pension plans, rising healthcare costs, corporate downsizing, as well as by ageism and reduced opportunities for employment, boomers are going to be increasingly squeezed financially.
In International Living's Annual Global Retirement Index 2015, healthcare is one of the eight categories taken into account to find the best retirement havens in the world. Here are the five countries that received the top scores in the healthcare category of this year's index.