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5 Important Options to Make Money Last

Did you know that some surveys show that people can be moreafraid of running out of money than they are of dying?   Seventy is the new 50! I certainly feel that way as I approach my 62nd birthday—still working hard, dreaming of retirement, and yet wondering if that is really a possibility. Certainly, I don’t want to let the government keep my social security contributions, but I also...

15 Fun “Winter” Holiday Events in Florida

15 Fun “Winter” Holiday Events in Florida I’ll go ahead and skip the winter weather comparison part of this post. It’s Florida — it’s warm, we know, we know … but Floridians can have winter fun, too, and with just as much holiday gusto! And we don’t have to shovel anything except sand for our beach castles. So, put on your (entirely ornamental) scarves and boots, and let’s...

Start Composting Today!

If you love gardening, I'm sure you've heard of the term compost. Compost is defined as "decayed organic material used as a plant fertilizer," and it's a wonderful way to get your garden producing the best results you've seen yet. Not to mention it will save you money and is great for the environment. According to MakeDirtNotWaste.Org, using compost reduces greenhouse gas emissions in the following...

4 Life Changing Perspecitves to Embrace Now

Change your Perspective, Change your Life: By the time we’ve hit middle age, we’ve suffered a ding or two along the way. While I would rather not go back and relive any of my hardships, the things I have learned from them have have shaped and improved my life immeasurably. As I reflect on my life’s biggest lessons, those which most helped me heal and grow, I have found that gratitude,...

Scam alert: Never say the word “yes” when robocall rings

If you still have a landline phone, make sure you aren't snared in the latest robocall scam. Anyone who still has a traditional home phone dreads the hated robocall. As part of the latest scam, the caller, instead of mentioning who they are, instead asks, "Can you hear me?" That could be a sign that a scammer is on the other end of the line. The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) on Monday issued...

Scam alert: Fake Realtor board targets Fla. members

ORLANDO, Fla. - March 6, 2017 - The "Florida Board of Realtors" does not exist, but Florida Realtors members have been receiving a "Final Notice" bill from them in the mail, saying their real estate licenses are in jeopardy. Complaints have come into Florida Realtors from all parts of the state. "It's a scam," says Margy Grant, general counsel for Florida Realtors. "And it's not a simple scam....

Which Fla. city best for a real estate business?

Many factors determine property value, but "location, location, location" continues to top the list. And if all real estate is local, it follows that certain U.S. locations are better opportunities for real estate sales agents. To determine the best markets for Realtors, WalletHub analysts conducted a study and compared 150 of the largest U.S. cities across 14 key indicators of a healthy housing...

Open House Tomorrow 2/11/17!

Come see this beautiful 3 bedroom/ 2 bathroom home in Heritage Hills! We're holding an open house from 10:30 am to 1:30 pm this Saturday, February 11, at 3932 Serena Ln, Clermont, FL 34711! https://vimeo.com/170426397   Premium Lot Lush landscaping Perfect size Diagonal tile throughout Numerous updates & upgrades Updates & improvements $30K+!!!        ...

10 Great Places for Weekend Brunch in Orlando

For so many active adults all across Central Florida, trips into Orlando are a beloved way to get their fix of world-class dining, culture, and entertainment. And if you're headed into town on a Saturday or Sunday, there's no better way to kick things off than a fun, sociable, relaxing, delicious brunch with a few friends—and probably a few mimosas. Or maybe some sangria or a Bloody Mary or...

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