How to Change Your Habits

How to Change Your Habits Barnett Financial and Tax

We’ve all heard the saying, “you can’t teach an old dog new tricks,” but is it true? Maybe it is for dogs, but not for people. You can always learn new habits, no matter what age you are. It starts with understanding how the brain works and building on success. You can go from seeing…

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Tips to Survive Thanksgiving 2021

Tips to Survive Thanksgiving 2021 Barnett Financial and Tax

Thanksgiving is a day typically filled with gratitude, joy, and – most importantly – eating! Despite so much change since the pandemic, the act of devouring a great meal for Thanksgiving dinner has remained true through it all. While most of us look forward to sitting down for that illustrious meal, Turkey Day includes so…

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Is Any of Your Stuff Valuable?

Is Any of Your Stuff Valuable? Barnett Financial & Tax

If you’ve lived somewhere for years, you’ve probably accumulated a lot of possessions. Maybe you’re running out of space, or you’re embracing the “spark joy” minimalist movement. Either way, having less clutter in your living space and better organization can help make a world of difference. If you’re looking to declutter, you might look into…

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New Activities to Pick Up in Your Retirement

New Activities to Pick Up in Your Retirement Barnett Financial and Tax

When you finally leave the workforce, there are so many exciting aspects of your life to look forward to. During the shift from the workforce into retirement, you may find yourself with more time on your hands than you had anticipated. If you do find yourself with some extra time to kill, here are a…

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How Will You Reinvent Yourself in Retirement?

How Will You Reinvent Yourself in Retirement? Barnett Financial and Tax

For much of your life, you’ve focused on your career, your family, and the future. Now is the time to shift your focus onto yourself. With more free time to pursue the things you love and perhaps some new activities, you can “reinvent” yourself in this next phase of life after many years of hard…

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3 Reasons Why Fall Might be the Best Season

3 Reasons Why Fall Might be the Best Season Barnett Financial and Tax

Summer is over, but that’s a reason to celebrate. Autumn is arguably the most beautiful season and the best time for gardening, spending time outside, and traveling. Here are some ways to enjoy what just might be the best season of the year. It’s Time to Harvest  Fall is harvest time. Pumpkins, squash, and apples…

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Tips On How to Be a Lifelong Athlete

Tips On How to Be a Lifelong Athlete Barnett Financial & Tax

If you’ve been watching tennis, you may be interested to know that about 12% of U.S. tennis players are between 45 and 55, and 11% are 55 and older.[1] There are many sports that you can enjoy and excel at in your 50s and beyond. Plus, regular exercise could help you stay active for longer…

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How Prepared Are You for an Emergency?

How Prepared Are You for an Emergency? Barnett Financial and Tax

When we consider everything life can throw at us, it seems important to prepare for setbacks. We’ve seen forest fires in California, Hurricane Ida, flooding in Tennessee, plus a continuation of COVID. There’s no getting rid of all the risks in life, but a solid plan goes a long way, whether it’s having a first…

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How This Generation Will Influence Culture

How This Generation Will Influence Culture Barnett Financial And Tax

By the year 2035, Americans 65 and older are expected to outnumber those under 18 for the first time in our country’s history.[1] In a culture that tends to glorify youth and doesn’t know how to handle older American’s problems, this will mean some major changes. Whether it’s through celebrities who refuse to retire, retirees…

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3 Celebrities Who Refused to Retire

It’s always a bit jarring to see the actors and actresses of your youth in the present – sometimes they become unrecognizable with age or disappear from the spotlight altogether. However, there are those rare gems whose talent is ageless and simply refuse to stop working. We can learn from their wise words about aging…

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