Country mouse/City mouse

Recently my wife and I have found ourselves as empty nesters.  It’s a funny feeling to know that your children are not ‘dependent’ on you and that when the evenings come…the house is very quiet!  Although I have been looking forward to this time in my life, a time where my wife and I can…

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10 tips on how to manage being ‘The Sandwich Generation’

Oh my, how life is different these days. In conversing with my Mother, I find myself biting my tongue as she expresses how today’s happenings are not good. Things were better before. Both parents working, children being sent off to daycare, families eating out too often not to mention the issues with today’s technology and…

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Selling your home by auction!

Imagine for a moment that you have been blessed with the task of having to be in charge of transitioning your 87 year old Mother. Your Mother has been showing signs of Dementia, lives in the house that she and your late Father have lived in since 1972. Your brother lives 100 km away but…

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If your retirement plan includes the equity in your home, Pay attention!

We developed TheLifeStyle55Network because we have identified a demographic curve. A curve that shows the majority of Boomers peaking in 10 years time. This may sound rather ambiguous however looking at it from the aspect of Finance and Finance being heavily related to real estate and those finances being needed for retirement – we now…

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Empty Nesters – What now?

The youngsters have grown up, they’ve managed to move on with occupations, connections and even homeownership or rental. Today your house has become strangely silent. It is easy to feel nostalgic, loss and possibly sadness, yet this is simply another stage in your life! A continual development of what you have built. Yet, whether it’s…

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When people come together. Co-housing! It’s a good thing.

THeLifeStyle55Network is all about bringing you more solutions. Finance, Real estate, Lifestyle. At some point in our lives we will be faced with difficult decisions; Health, mobility, passing of a loved one. No one can predict what your life will be like but having solutions and being able to choose is a power that you possess.…

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Getting Over The Hump – Years 40-60

Getting over the HUMP years 40-60 Constantly cruising for information on Boomers, Seniors, Real estate and Life transitions, TheLifeStyle55Network connects with authors, articles, seminars or writings that fit within our field of interest. This post intrigued me as we deal with the 55+ market and marriages are often a concern. Couples have navigated their life (successfully…

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