78% of Baby Boomers Plan to Age in Place

78% of Baby Boomers Plan to Age in Place

Why are older homeowners planning to stay in their homes as they age? According to a recent survey by Redfin, the majority of baby boomers intend to remain in their current homes as they age. Here are the key findings from the February survey that was completed by...
The 5 Top Financial Priorities for Homeowners

The 5 Top Financial Priorities for Homeowners

March 2024 Survey by Finance of America, and explanations of results provided by HowMuchAMonth.com. In a recent survey, homeowners rated their highest financial priority, and here are their results. Saving for the Future, Retirement, and Emergencies (72%): Homeowners...
Burgerflation – The Big Mac Index

Burgerflation – The Big Mac Index

Have you ever heard about the price of a Big Mac hamburger being used to gauge inflation? The Big Mac was introduced in 1967, at a price of 45 cents. Ahh… The good old days! The Big Mac index tracks the burger’s price across countries and highlights the staggering...
Budgeting For Your Retirement

Budgeting For Your Retirement

This probably comes as no surprise, but most Americans are not prepared for a comfortable retirement. No matter what your age is, it’s never too early to start planning your retirement strategy.  Here are some key steps to help you budget for retirement:...
House Hacking to Afford Homeownership

House Hacking to Afford Homeownership

More than half of buyers under the age of 40 are interested in the option of “house hacking” as a way to afford a home.  House hacking is purchasing a property that also provides rental income to help offset the costs of purchasing and maintaining a home. The basic...