Posts Written ByRichard Benedetti

Can Seniors Make a Living from Day Trading?

Day trading is buying and selling financial assets such as currencies, stocks or commodities, which occurs in one day. It has long been a part-time employment option for students and people looking for extra work, but what about those that have retired? In theory, a retired person with more time on their hands might be well placed to try day trading. But is that really the case? This article will look at the pros and cons of day trading and whether this activity is suitable for retirees.  Not all retirees have a decent nest egg that will see them through…

What You Should Know About Kratom

The recent controversy of kratom has led to mass confusion on what kratom is. Out of all kratom users, it has been averaged that the daily dose is no larger than 4.2 grams. Once people get to a certain age, some will decide that listening to word of mouth isn’t enough anymore. We will want to research things ourselves before taking a view on them. If you are one of these people who would like to know more about kratom, we have you covered. Keep reading for a better insight into what kratom is and how we can benefit from…

Increase the Value of Your Home with These Outdoor Renovations

The past six months have filled Americans with hope that life is on it’s way back to what it was before the pandemic. People are taking advantage of the low mortgage interest rates (2.8% for a 30-year fixed-rate mortgage) and they’re on the hunt for a great house with all the outdoor amenities that are perfect for summer entertaining.  Outdoor renovations are a great way to increase the value of your home if you’re looking to sell your home this summer, but they’re also a great way to improve your family’s quality of life. These upgrades will make your backyard…

What to Know about Living in a Busy City

Big city living isn’t for everyone.  There’s endless traffic, too many people to even think about crammed into a tight space, and constant noise: but for those who love it, it’s home.  Big cities are the backbone of every country, innovation and inventing, turning out incredible businesses and talent that can’t be found anywhere else.  Unfortunately, those who are from smaller towns don’t know what to expect when moving into a metropolis. Here’s what to keep in mind! Everything is Both More Expensive, Yet Cheaper It’s no mystery how expensive housing is in most cities.  People who work full-time can…

Choosing a Retirement Home: Here’s what you should know

If you are looking for a good retirement home, you can make the entire process easier by breaking it down into specific steps. Whether you are a senior or looking for a good home on behalf of a senior, it is essential to define the particular features the property must-have. Focus on choosing a home that can support independent living and meets its occupants’ needs. Here are other essential aspects to analyze when choosing a retirement home. The property’s location Well, the choice is simple; why choose a home that is near a busy road, access to the freeway, or…

Senior Health Care: Guidelines For Healthy Living

As we get older, being mindful of our health becomes even more essential to our everyday lives. Staying active, exercising, and eating well are all fantastic ways to maintain a healthy lifestyle as we age. Here are a few guidelines to follow for healthy senior living! Keep up with exercise Exercising regularly can improve your balance, help keep you mobile, improve your mood by reducing feelings of anxiety and depression, and contribute to better cognitive functioning. It’s also an important part of managing some chronic diseases, such as diabetes, heart disease, high blood pressure, breast and colon cancer, and osteoporosis.…

Will a Granny Flat Increase my Property Value?

The number of granny flats being built across the nation at the moment is higher than it has ever been before and given the range of benefits they offer, this comes as no surprise. There are many reasons why people will look to build this kind of dwelling on their own land. This article will explore exactly what a granny flat is, and whether or not it can benefit a property by increasing its value. What Exactly Is a Granny Flat? Small granny flats have been popular for a number of years now. They are self-contained homes which are built…

Budget Shopping: How to Spend Less at the Grocery Store

Grocery shopping. The bane of a home budget’s existence. It’s something that you can’t live without, yet it can add an unnecessary amount of stress to your week. However, you don’t have to fear your weekly grocery shopping anymore, especially if you’ve been looking for different ways to crank up your budget shopping game and spend less money overall. If you’ve never planned for your grocery shopping before, no worries. You’ve come to the right place. Keep on reading for our key tips for budget shopping, and how you can truly play up your meal planning game, as well as…

Gift Ideas for Your Grandchild

Buying treats for your grandchildren whether for a special occasion, or simply just because, is one of the perks of being a grandparent. You get to spend time spoiling and indulging these little people that your own children created, without all of the responsibilities that parenting once brought. Buying suitable and age-related gifts can help them to develop their skills, and even sometimes take some of the financial pressures off of your own adult children. Younger Children Buying items for younger children doesn’t need to be expensive, considering the rate at which toddlers grow out of old items and move…

Granny Flat Plumbing

When you construct a granny flat one of the main issues is how to make the best usage of the space available. This rule goes for what happens inside the flat as well as what goes on during the construction of the flat. A challenge which so many have when building granny flats is how to access the utilities and how to ensure that the sewer system is fit for purpose. Adding additional utilities on a site also comes at a cost, and sharing the utilities with the main property can create problems. Small granny flats are a great idea…