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Doing It Again. By, Jim Clifford

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Baby Boomers are Living Differently Just like so many other differences from previous generations, Baby Boomers are continuing to live differently than previous generations.  We are staying in the workforce at a percentage much higher than previous generations, with over 53% of Boomers in retirement age still working according to Pew Research; https://www.pewresearch.org/topics/baby-boomers/” rel=”noopener” target=”_blank”>https://www.pewresearch.org/topics/baby-boomers/ . Baby Boomers are still …

It’s 2019, Are You Considering a Change in your Living Situation?

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It’s 2019, Are You Considering a Change in your Living Situation? We just came through the holidays and as you are probably aware while it is one of the happiest times of the year, it is also the most likely time when an older family member passes away. Sure enough, we lost a family member a week before Christmas. Now …

Exploring Senior Living Options in Seattle

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Exploring Senior Living Options in Seattle   As retirement age nears, seniors often begin exploring new living arrangements. Whether you’re looking to downsize, relocate, or just reconsider your options, a retirement community that caters to residents aged 55 years and older may be an attractive choice. There are a large number of senior living communities in and around Seattle, with …

One out of 20 Households – By, Jim Clifford

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 Millionaires don’t live where you think The top 10 states with the highest concentration of Millionaires are Maryland, New Jersey, Connecticut, Hawaii, Alaska, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Virginia, Delaware and California. All have over 6.6% of household millionaires. The study was conducted by Phoenix Marketing International. To be a millionaire household means having more than a million dollars in investments like …

Is Your Home Value Secure? By Jim Clifford

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Is Your Home Value Secure?   As a person that believes in home ownership, not only for my own place to live but also as a property owner of rental homes the long-term value of homes is very important to me. That is why when Fannie Mae put out a report titled “The Coming Exodus of Older Homeowners” http://www.fanniemae.com/portal/research-insights/perspectives/older-homeowner-exodus-myers-simmons-071118.html      I …

Live where I am or find a home that fits my needs – By Jim Clifford

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Live where I am or find a home that fits my needs Preparing Current Home to Live in Place As we age the desire to stay in the same home becomes more entrenched. Many people believe the physical and emotional energy is beyond their capabilities. This is usually more imagination than reality, but if you are considering aging in place …