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Steps for a Smooth Transition into Retirement

Buying an active adult home in JacksonvilleHow many times have you seen someone “waste” their retirement years and you’ve sworn to yourself that you will not do the same and will make the best out of yours?  Transitioning into retirement, even if you have financial security, can be difficult for people who have worked their entire lives. Retirement is an adjustment period and a transition to Jacksonville active adult living. The retirement pros at Equifax have shared four steps to make the transition more manageable with the article “

4 Steps to Planning Your Transition to Retirement.

Step One – Assess your current lifestyle; examining how you spend your time and money. The article suggests making a list of the top three areas in which you spend your money.

Step Two – Identity your future goals. Make a list of what you’d like to accomplish in retirement. Do you want to redecorate your home? Learn a new language? Take an Alaskan cruise? Spend extended amounts of time with your grandchildren? Make a list of the things you want to do most.

Step Three – Come up with a plan for reaching those goals. Figure out what it will cost, how you’ll be able to afford it, what is needed to register for that foreign language class, etc.

Step Four – Things change; and your goals and plans may as well. Re-evaluate your plans every once in a while.

Read the full article for more details on these tips for transitioning into retirement; and get more helpful advice on retirement as well as many other personal finance topics, like credit, insurance, taxes,

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Super Bowl Sneek Peak at World Golf Village

Cascades-PhotoThe biggest American sporting event, the Super Bowl, is taking place this Sunday. I am sure that is not news to anyone. You probably have your parties planned, menus made and jerseys cleaned. Sunday is jam packed with preparations, cooking and fun, but what are you doing on Saturday? That’s an easy question to answer – attending the February Sneak Peek at World Golf Village.

The World Golf Village open house will be featuring active adult homes in the Cascades neighborhood. Plan on visiting the community on Saturday, February 6th from 1 to 4 p.m. in order to participate in the Sneak Peek. Considering it is also Super Bowl weekend, you can be assured that Davidson Realty has some game-day related gifts and prizes to give away.

Anyone looking to retire to a golf front home in Florida should not miss this opportunity. St. Johns County real estate agents will be on hand to answer any question you may have, like “What exactly makes this an active adult home?” You can also get in-depth details about all of the amenities associated with the master-planned development in general as well as the specific Cascades neighborhood. Yes, the Cascades has its own long list of amenities just for neighborhood residents.

See you Saturday!