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Don't Go It Alone!

 Posted by Renee Anderson on March 13, 2019 at 2:22 PM
 It is said, the move when a senior right sizes their lives from their long time home to one where more of their needs are met, is nearly as stressful as the loss of a family member. It is disrupting their lives, adding that most dreaded thing, change, into their lives. When that time comes please do yourself, and your entire family, a huge favor and seek out professional guidance. There is so much to this new world that most of us have no i...

Liquidating Assets for What’s Next

 Posted by Renee Anderson on March 13, 2019 at 8:30 AM

Preparing for the new adventure of retirement can be both exciting and overwhelming. As you approach retirement it’s common to make decisions on what you want to do in the next phase of your life. Whether you plan to age in place, move to a smaller home, or travel the world, there’s one common denominator; you should prepare for whatever you want to do.

One of the ways to prepare for retirement is rightsizing or downsizing personal items through liquidation. According to financial wellness experts at GreenPath.com, assets can include large items or small personal items like jewelry and antiques.

Retail vs Resale: The Best Items to Buy In March

 Posted by Renee Anderson on March 13, 2019 at 8:20 AM

March is the ultimate sign Spring is on the horizon. According to retail experts at Offers.com, March typically has a lull in sales for most consumer purchases, because “it’s a month without major shopping holidays. But even without important commerce dates like Labor Day, Black Friday, and Cyber Monday, March does bring its share of noteworthy deals.”

See our top items to purchase for the month of March to ensure you’re shopping smart.

5 Items Older Adults Should Buy Resale

 Posted by Renee Anderson on March 13, 2019 at 8:10 AM

Smart shoppers love to stretch their dollar by finding quality items at a fraction of the retail cost. One way to spend wisely is shopping resale. Some everyday and leisure items like those on our list below can save you tons in comparison to retail prices.

Resale sites like CTBids.com are running over with gently used and brand new items you may be looking for. Before shopping resale, read our tips on buying these five items you should always purchase “new to you.”

Bedroom Oasis On A Budget

 Posted by Renee Anderson on March 13, 2019 at 8:05 AM

Your bedroom is one of the most important rooms in your home.  We often forget to redecorate our bedrooms because guests don’t see such a personal space. Despite this, there are many benefits to creating your own oasis that nurtures rest and relaxation. Your décor is your chance to personalize a portion of your home with self-expression that reflects your unique personality and creates the calm and serenity of an oasis. 

Personalizing your space can be a simple, cost-conscious process with these recommendations to make your space cozy, functional, and peaceful.

Why Caring Transitions Indy North?

 Posted by Caring Transitions on February 14, 2019 at 9:00 AM
 Hello, this is Jim Morgan and this is my first blog entry for Caring Transitions Indy North, so my hope is to give you an insight to why I am so passionate about this company and what they do. You may well be able to relate from your own experiences or of those close to you. For me it was from helping my In-Laws, my Mom and my Uncle as each found themselves in a position that the home they had been in for decades wasn't only no longer fitti...

3 Questions Older Adults Should Ask A Real Estate Professional

 Posted by Renee Anderson on February 11, 2019 at 8:15 AM
Choosing housing needs is an intricate process, in the case of older adults and their families the needs can be quite complex. Selling situations may be complicated by issues such as family dynamics, deteriorating health, personal loss, and financial constraints. Whether buying or selling a home, older adults have unique needs.

Retail vs Resale: The 5 Best Items to Buy in February

 Posted by Renee Anderson on February 11, 2019 at 8:10 AM
With markups on retail items ranging from 50-500% and sometimes more, quality gently used or resale items are becoming more and more appealing. If you’d like to keep the extra 50-500% or more you pay in markups, shop resale for amazing deals.

Decluttering to Rightsize: 5 Tips

 Posted by Renee Anderson on February 11, 2019 at 8:05 AM

Whether you are considering retiring in your own home or moving to a new space, it is important to create a plan to do so comfortably. There are many issues that arise that can make the upkeep and maintenance of the home a challenge.

Preparing for a new "rightsized" space can be an overwhelming prospect, especially when you have a home full of memory and keepsakes to go through. 

The Daily Declutter Checklists

 Posted by Renee Anderson on February 11, 2019 at 8:00 AM

Clutter can compile quickly and become a hassle to clear. One way to prevent clutter from piling up is to tackle a little each day with quick clean routines.

Taking time each day to keep your home cleared and clutter free could be a small task you do daily that has a large impact on your quality of life and that of your family. 

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