The Unexpected Retirement – Consumer Reports

Sometimes your best-laid plans just get turned upside down.  The most prudent retirement strategy in the world won’t apply when illness, a family emergency, or other life event forces an unexpected retirement.  What to do?  Consumer Reports has some advice: Source: The Unexpected Retirement – Consumer Reports

AG warns Comcast customers to check bills for unwanted fees

Many Spokanites are Comcast/Xfinity customers, so this warning could be important for you.  Be sure to check that long bill monthly – fees change, fees show up out of nowhere, and fees can really add up!  We also suggest calling  customer service to discuss what is entailed in that Service Protection Plan, because  you may not want or need it at all!  Source: AG warns Comcast customers to check bills for unwanted fees | KREM.com

FREE Music Lessons at the Spokane Public Library!

Can you believe this? Our wonderful library is offering free guitar, bass, or drum private lessons.  And if that weren’t enough, they will provide the instrument for your lessons.  Come on, folks, we are now out of excuses…  let’s play!   Source: Lessons @ the Library | Spokane Public Library

What Will Senior Housing Look Like in 2028?

Big changes are coming, because boomers have higher expectations as consumers.” Boy, is that the truth!  We have the opportunity (and the challenge) to turn the senior living model on its ear.  Read this, and let’s get active! Source: What Will Senior Housing Look Like in 2028?