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Renting or Owning in Retirement: Which Is Better?

Deciding whether to rent or own in retirement can be tricky. Homeownership involves a lot of upkeep, but you build equity. Renting is easier, but is it worth the tradeoff? Here are some things to consider when making a decision.

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Can You Afford to Age in Place?

Many people want to stay in their homes as they age. But being able to age in place takes more than a dream. Learn how to decide if you have sufficient funds to make the dream a reality.

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Nursing Homes Versus Assisted Living: What’s the Difference?

Both nursing homes and assisted living facilities provide care to people who need help. The difference starts with the level of care.

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Everything You Need to Know About Inheriting a House

If you have, or are set to inherit a house you'll have to make a variety of decisions, starting with what you're going to do with it. Here's a guide to inheriting a house.

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How to Choose a Retirement Community

The phrase "retirement community" can refer to multiple types of communities with an equally wide range of services and options included. Here's what to look for and how to choose the right one for you.

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Should You Get a Roommate in Retirement?

More and more people looking to combat lonliness and ease housing costs are opening their homes to roommates. Learn about the benefits of getting a roommate in retirement.

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Pros and Cons of Retiring Overseas

The idea of retiring overseas is romantic and adventurous. There are some practical considerations you'll need to make before taking the plunge as well.

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What Happens During a Home Appraisal? 

An appraisal is an important part of taking any home loan, here is what homeowners can expect from the process.

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How to Decide Where to Retire

Do your dreams of retiring somewhere exotic line up with the realities? Many people have ideas of retiring somewhere else. These questions can help you decide if somewhere else makes sense for you.

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3 Myths Surrounding Generational Wealth and Homeownership

Generational wealth is an important and misunderstood topic. While home ownership can be a component of generational wealth, it is only one part of a larger concept.