Helping your senior parents downsize and move can come with exciting adventures and unanticipated difficulties. On one hand, you know your parents will thoroughly enjoy a smaller home that fits their physical requirements, as well as having more money and time for fun. On the other, you know the move will require a significant amount of effort. Between the complications of the housing market and challenges of sorting through an attic filled with memories, there is no shortage of work to be done.
We have all probably heard the important lesson of living on less that we make. Some say “Less is More” or “Living Simple” could also be names for a Minimalist Lifestyle. Myself I prefer to call it “Simple Living”. So I will call it that off and on during this podcast. I just don’t want to confuse you. LOL
Hope everyone had a fun August because that is what life is about right? The Mills Family had an exciting month for our family and business. Even though my golf game got rained out a few times due to the bad storms we had we still got some golf in. I normally play or practice golf almost every day that it isn’t pouring down rain. Here in Arizona, we normally only get rain about 30 days a year so I get a lot of golf in.
Money Secrets to Make You Rich”. But you are now almost 20 and 16 years old and you are going to be going out into the world with us to have family learning time with you. Please know Mom and Dad love you both a ton and we will always be here for any advice or as a sounding board for you both. It is your time now to take action for your future. We can talk about it all we can but now is your time to decide what type of life you want to have.
Haven’t you learned so many things over the years from different people. Maybe it was a class in school or a book you read that gave you something good to help you be more successful in life or less stressed in life.
try to do your best to make it less painful for them by being prepared for that day. I wish I could tell you that we all will get out of this world alive but we don’t so what are you going to do now for your loved ones.
Our June vacation extended into most of July. We have been on vacation more weeks that Seth has been out of school for summer break. Our lives are one big vacation. LOL
Golfers in Arizona are excited this month because here in Arizona the Golf rates will start to drop since the Snow Birds are heading back to their summer homes. This is the time of the month we play most of our rounds for the year. Cheap rates last till October and then they start to go back up. So, if you are a golfer now is the time to travel to Arizona for some cheap golf. We are from the Midwest and we know that golf isn’t cheap during the summer months there.
We seem to live in the world of scams now a days. There was probably many scams back when I was a kid but now that I have kids they seem to be coming out of the woodwork. We just try to prepare our kids of possible scams so they may not lose money in the future due to a scam. Scammers if they would use their skills for good they could probably make a good living.
The more questions we ask the more we learn about Social Security to help us with our Retirement Projections. My Dad and myself got talking about what happens when once spouse dies how much the other spouse gets then from Social Security for monthly payments if they are both retired.