Oh, fall—the season of gift buying, turkey dinners, and annual visits from grandkids, parents and in-laws.
If you’re feeling anxious about cash flow and keeping visiting relatives entertained, don’t worry. You’re not alone, and whether your relatives are coming to visit for a night, a weekend, or a week, we have five cash saving, [...]
By Remy Agee
This was one email I immediately copied and saved! Discounts for seniors – many starting at age 55! – for all kinds of products and services. Thanks to my sister in Colorado who forwarded this gold mine to me! Check out these discounts and print out a list to keep in [...]
By Debra Karplus
Yes, there are many activities you can do with your grandchildren in a huge city like Chicago. But while vacationing in Illinois, plan to take a roadtrip “downstate” as city folks call it, for a weekend escape from the urban life of [...]
Joan Beren with grandson, Henry Platt
You can forget the Norman Rockwell image of grandma sitting in a rocking chair knitting sweaters forher grandchildren. Instead of homemade sweaters, Joan Beren gives each of her grandchildren the gift of a unique adventure that they get [...]
Barry LaFlam, Abby, Timothay Haggerty grandchildren
Ever since he played little league baseball as a child, proud grandfather Barry LaFlam has been a loyal baseball fan. In 1991, he began taking baseball road trips and stadium tours with his wife Barbara and their son Daryl. In fact, the LaFlam family been officially inducted into [...]
South Carolina's Callawassie Island provides a lush nature setting where wildlife abounds.
Estimates are that hundreds of thousands— even millions—of people over 50 will be relocating across town, to a new state or a new region of the country in retirement in coming years. Experts say that “retirement” no longer means sipping a relaxing [...]
Mealtime in an Amtrak dining car is always a surprise. With family-style seating, you never know who’ll be sharing your table; and in the course of many long-distance train trips I’ve drawn everything from a Japanese doctor specializing in organ transplant to a 300-pound biker in a tank top.
Today, I’m about to have breakfast [...]