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Home Decorating Tips

Professional decorators see the same decorating faux pas repeatedly. Hey, it’s only natural that those of us who don’t do it for a living are winging it. One of the mistakes most frequently made by novices is that we don’t pay attention to scale. Specifically, some of the items we use to decorate our homes [...]

New Smart Products for Your Home

Technology offers countless solutions for making life easier, with many more products and applications arriving in the not-too-distant future! Here are just a few examples of ways to make your home “smart.”  Cooking is a snap Snap a photo of a barcode on a prepackaged meal and cooking instructions are sent to your oven or [...]

Effects of the New Tax Law on Estate Planning

by Michael P. Witzke,  Attorney At Law, McDonald Hopkins The new law takes effect for tax years beginning after 2017 and most provisions dealing with individual tax reform and transfer taxes are effective for taxable years 2018 - 2025. The Basic Exclusion Amount doubled from 5 million to 10 million (indexed for inflation). The estimated amount for [...]

Southernmost Hospitality

  Sick and tired of the cold weather? Are you looking for sun, waves, and warm temperatures? Do you own an RV? If you answered yes to all of the above, then check out the following location! Voted one of America’s Top Ten RV Parks to visit by the Travel Channel, Boyd’s Key West Campground [...]

Unusual & Free RV Parking Spots

Unusual & Free RV Parking Spots Parking fees for overnight stays can add up, especially if you are living full-time in your RV. If you are just passing through, you may want to consider some of these unusual & free RV parking spots! Did you know that some small towns offer a free one-night stay [...]

Challenges of Full-Time RV Living

Challenges of Full-Time RV Living If you're contemplating an RV lifestyle, you should know what to expect. It will not all be fun and games! By knowing what to anticipate and how others have dealt with similar situations, you will be able to recognize your concerns and fears as normal. Here are some challenges of [...]

RV Retirement: Living the Dream

  Many empty-nesters hit the road in their own little home on wheels. Some sell the “family home” and invest in adventure, spending their golden years exploring and discovering new places one road at a time. Since RV retirement is relatively inexpensive, “Living the Dream” has become a reality for thousands of people who choose [...]

Cruise Ship Retirement: Is It Right For You?

Some retirees opt for luxury cruise ship living on a semi full-time basis, with unlimited food prepared for them, maid service, entertainment venues, exercise options, access to health care and the ability to see the world. Between sailing stints, they often stay with family or friends, rent a short-term apartment or a long-term hotel room. [...]

How to Make a Transition Smoother

How to Make a Transition Smoother Moving is always a bit of hassle, specially if you haven't moved in awhile. When the decision to downsize is made, most are moving for first time in many years. While the process is strenuous, here are few tips to make it hassle free! Senior Moving Manager According to [...]