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Downsized Living

The Empty Nester Downsize: We Now Call it 'Rightsize'

Suzanne Stavert | Posted 01.20.2015 | Fifty
Suzanne Stavert

I have been using the word "downsize" to describe our move from a larger home to a charming older one that is half of the size and needs extreme renovation. My husband Craig likes to use the positive description "rightsize," so I am embracing this new term.

The Upside of Downsizing

Janice Harper | Posted 11.21.2011 | Business
Janice Harper

As most of us know by now, the American Dream has been in so many respects an American Nightmare and it's kept us fast asleep. But the moment we wake up and think of ourselves in the context of the whole wide world, our perceptions of our place in it are radically altered.