For millions of unpaid U.S. caregivers, finding a healthy balance between taking care of children and elderly loved ones is a constant challenge—and often a drain on time, health, and finances. According to a 2017 report from Transamerica Institute, 74 percent surveyed have been caregivers for...

The Internal Revenue Code (IRC) requires that IRA owners and participants in qualified employer sponsored retirement plans (QRPs) such as 401(k)s, 403(b)s, and governmental 457(b)s must begin taking distributions annually from these accounts. These distributions are referred to as RMDs. Once you reach your required...

Don’t forget to name beneficiaries. Naming a beneficiary keeps you in control: at death, assets in the account are transferred to the person(s) you designate. What happens if you do not specify who the beneficiary(ies) will be? In some cases, the governing agreement may...

As we start 2021, with COVID-19 vaccines and therapeutics approved for market, many investors wonder when we can return to more stable social and economic activity. Even though Wall Street recovered before Main Street, history suggests that the two may not diverge for long periods...

For millions of unpaid U.S. caregivers, finding a healthy balance between taking care of children and elderly loved ones is a constant challenge—and often a drain on time, health, and finances. According to a 2017 report from Transamerica Institute, 74 percent surveyed have been caregivers for...

As you look to the future, are you thinking about ways to stay happy, healthy, and connected? Aging in a community can be a perfect solution for many seniors, and there are ways to tailor your options to your needs. Read on to learn more...

  Guest post by Hazel Bridges, Creator of AgingWellness.org When someone you love needs long-term care, the last thing you want to think about is how to pay for it. Most seniors over the age of 65 will need some form of care at some point, so it makes...

The search for where to retire in Georgia ends at Park Springs. Park Springs is a truly unique community that focuses on members and their lifestyle, allowing them to choose their day-to-day schedule. Located conveniently between Atlanta and Stone Mountain Park, members will find beautiful...

Wait-or-Move-Now Slowly but surely, the home prices in the greater Atlanta metropolitan area, and in many other areas throughout the United States, are returning to levels close to those in 2008. Many senior homeowners who were deterred by the recent economic downturn are again more comfortable to consider selling their home and move into a home that is scaled to their current needs, in a senior retirement community that offers the comfort, location and continuing care they may desire in their retirement years. A retirement community like ours: Park Springs.

More than 10 years ago, when Park Springs was in the conceptual phase, prospective Members were asked how they would prefer to pay for all the community provides. Choices included: a fee simple purchase, the ability to rent, and the payment of an Entrance Fee...