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Real Estate Investing Classes via Zoom by Rich Arzaga

Please forward this to anyone you feel may be interested. The next Real Estate Investments for Financial Planners course starts soon at UC Berkeley Extension, The Zoom Edition.  This class will serve as an important foundation for making buy, sell, and hold real estate investment decisions. The coursework includes: An introduction to real estate investment […]

A Retirement Wealth Gap Adds a New Indignity to Old Age

Many middle-class Americans are financially unprepared for retirement—and that is leading to an array of social tensions This is an interesting article, and a potential “need-to-know” for those planning to move when they retire. According to this Wall Street Journal article, an unexpected problem could surface when you move from your pre-retirement “work” home into […]

Role of tending to family members typically falls to women

“65 percent of older adults rely on family and friends for long-term care needs” As parents reach their golden years, many need their adult children’s help for daily living or for simple tasks like rides to doctor’s appointments and going to the grocery store or more intense care such as dressing, bathing and administering medication. […]

The Rise of the Older, Single Female Home Buyer

The Rise of the Older, Single Female Home Buyer Unmarried women over 55 is one of the largest, and fastest-growing, demographics of home buyers. With longer lifespans and careers, many look for homes with ‘no bad memories’ Ms. Hoffman said her new home is giving her a chance to ‘start from scratch.’ Photo by THE […]

Little-Known Homeowners Insurance Facts

You may be surprised to learn what is and is not covered. If you have a homeowners insurance policy, you should be aware of what the insurance does and does not cover. These policies have their limitations as well as their underrecognized perks. Some policies insure actual cash value (ACV). ACV factors depreciation into an […]