We baby boomers know that we have observed and participated in a whole lot of history in our lives, but PBS has put it all on a timeline for us. Year by year, this list details the events that have added up to a pretty amazing journey. Take a look! via Timeline of the Boomer Generation 1946 – 1964 | American Masters | PBS.
Exciting things continue to happen downtown! The owner of the Bennett Block has announced plans for a major renovation that will transform the building and the public areas adjoining it. Spurred by Walt Worthy’s new hotel project, Dru Hieber saw that the time was right and seized the opportunity. For more information, see : Bennett Block owner outlines renovation plans – Spokesman.com – Sept. 1, 2014.
Wow – there are some interesting examples on this list. Are the choices you are making today going to cost you down the road? Financial Highway is a powerful resource as you plan for your future, and in this article they offer some important cautions. Well worth a click! 5 Current Financial Decisions that can Ruin Your Retirement Future.
Are you intrigued by the small house movement? Many of us are, for a wide variety of reasons. Whether you are looking for a cheaper way to live or wanting to practice a more minimalist lifestyle, this article offers some great insights and ideas from someone who is on the front lines: The Benefits of Living In a Teeny House | Next Avenue.
Sometimes we underestimate the influence we have on our children and grandchildren, particularly when it comes to financial issues. But recent studies show that they are listening, and actually value our advice. Money Talks tells us why, and how to get the conversation started: Grandparents: Here’s Why You Should Talk Money With the Grandkids | Money Talks News.
Are you one of the many folks who are reluctant to buy a smart phone? Even the most stubborn of us are beginning to get app envy – it seems that there are a number of useful tools out there that simply won’t work on a land line or a “dumb” cell phone. This article takes a lot of the pain out of evaluating the options and costs of an upgrade. Is it your turn to switch things up? Smartphones for Newbies | Senior Planet.
Remember the Winnebago? Well, baby boomers and seniors are bringing it back - and making Winnebago appear on Fortune’s list of fastest-growing companies! Take a look at this great article, complete with photos of the newest models. Maybe this is just what you need for your next adventure! Winnebago rolls again.