downsizing your life

My parents are thrilled to live in the house where my sisters and I grew up. I enjoy visiting them and look forward to a time when my kids, as grownups, will come home to enjoy a place that's familiar and inviting. But where will that be? I've started to wonder.
Donate It If you itemize on your tax returns, donating your belongings is another way to downsize and get a tax deduction
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Moving a parent is accompanied with unique challenges and emotions. Not only is there the task of downsizing a home lived in for decades, there are the deep emotions that come from saying goodbye to a lifetime of belongings and a well-loved home full of treasured moments.
I remember the house my mother died in at age 96. She had lived there for over 60 years, and it was a confusion of stuff -- wonderful souvenirs mixed in with tax returns from over 50 years ago and children's letters mixed with old receipts
While baby boomers are making choices about downsizing and many others -- what the forecasters are missing is what so many pundits have missed repeatedly in the past about the baby boomers since reporting on their lives became a national past time.
Yes, we are in the process of moving. From a four bedroom mid-century modern to a two bedroom rental located in one of the better school districts in the country.
Most people downsize when their kids are out of the house -- looking for warmer weather or hoping for less upkeep than a big home requires. But if you're not sure you're ready for the simpler life, we're talking through the surefire signs it's time.
That's what happened to one Colorado woman. Her husband was "of that age," she said, when he lost his job. They sold their
The boat you are buying is so small compared to your house. What adjustments do you see yourself making? I am hoping that