Ready for Retirement?

Make sure your home is, too.

Someone once said, “Don’t simply retire from something; have something to retire to.” For many of us this conjures up the dream of ditching the cubicle and commute to enjoy a more leisurely, yet secure and independent, lifestyle at home. You could say working hard and planning for a comfortable retirement is as American as fireworks and apple pie on the Fourth of July.

The American Association of Retired Persons, or AARP, reports that the desire to live independently as we age is a common goal for many. According to the AARP, 89 percent of people age 50 and over wish to live in their own homes indefinitely.

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