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.
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
Freelancers and contract workers face some major obstacles when it comes to home buying. Getting a mortgage can be hard enough for an employee with a full-time job! Unfortunately, lenders perceive the self-employed as risky borrowers, requiring substantial proof that they have the income and savings necessary to make mortgage payments for years to come.
Right now, there are few people who couldn’t use making a little extra money on the side. Indeed, more and more people are using side hustles to do just that. However, many people don’t make the most of their side hustles. With the right techniques, you can substantially boost your income through gig work and self-employment. MillsWay.com has created this guide to help you figure out how to get more out of your side job.
Another crazy month here at the Mills Way Family. We were sad to see Mom and Dad bead back to Minnesota this month. We drove them to Texas and spent the night before heading home. They went on to see relatives in Kansas City before heading home. Our drive to Texas was one of our worst in the last seven years. We drove in heavy Snow, Winds, Fog and Rain. We had times we were stopped on the Interstate with the motor shut off while we waited for traffic to move. We are planning on Flying more in the future then driving back home.
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.