Should You Become a One-Car Household in Retirement?
To make the most of their fixed income, many couples choose to downsize in retirement. This often can include consolidating from two or more vehicles down to one. According to…
Retirement in Phoenix
The Phoenix metro area is the nation’s fastest-growing retirement destination, according to a study by the Brookings Institution. With nearly 300 days of sunshine a year, temperatures that rarely dip…
Why Baby Boomers Are Staying in Chicago
Despite a brutally cold winter, many of Chicago’s baby boomers aren’t fleeing to warm-weather states to retire just yet. In fact, many are staying close to home because they’re working longer…
A Phoenix Retiree’s Visual Guide to Tax Season (INFOGRAPHIC)
It’s no secret why Arizona – and the Phoenix area, in particular – is such a great place to retire. Endless sunshine, beautiful surroundings and relatively low property taxes make…
A Look at Retirement Income and Tax Breaks in Houston (INFOGRAPHIC)
Compared with retirees in many other states, retired Houstonians have one less headache to contend with when tax season arrives: State income taxes. Our state’s lack of income taxes, along with Houston’s…
A Look at Retirement Income and Tax Breaks in Chicago (INFOGRAPHIC)
For many retirees, Chicago’s glorious lakefront, buzzing arts and dining scene and beautiful architecture compensate for its long, chilly winters. Throw in quaint nearby towns and suburbs dotted with Frank…
A Look at Retirement Income and Tax Breaks in Denver (INFOGRAPHIC)
For outdoors, mountain and winter weather enthusiasts, few major cities beat the splendor of Denver and its Rocky Mountain back yard. The Mile High City offers residents a dynamic lifestyle with…
A Las Vegas Retiree’s Guide to Tax Season (INFOGRAHPIC)
Retirees in search of excitement need to look no further than Las Vegas, where the city’s famed Strip offers almost unparalleled access to nonstop shows, games and fine dining. But our…
Affluent Arizonans Say They Need $2M to Retire
Affluent Arizonans are confident they can achieve their goals for building a comfortable retirement nest egg, the Phoenix Business Journal reported last month. According to a study by BMO Private…
Intuitive Tools for Freelancing Retirees
You’ve planned for years, you’ve worked hard and now you’re enjoying the freedom of retired life. Whether your dream is to see the world, pursue a new hobby or simply…