Alternative Vacation Locations for Your Favorite Activities

Alternative Vacation Locations for Your Favorite Activities Barnett Financial & Tax

It’s officially 2023, and the travel restrictions brought on by 2020’s global pandemic are now a thing of the past. Families and individuals across the globe are again dipping their toes into the world of travel. If you’re due for a vacation but are looking to avoid breaking the bank or lingering in big tourist…

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Finally, You Can Stop to Smell the Roses in Retirement

Finally, You Can Stop to Smell the Roses in Retirement Barnet Financial & Tax

Retirement is a time for rest, relaxation, and a chance to sit back and appreciate all that we have gained. No longer do we have to rush around trying to meet deadlines or fulfill the demands of a boss. Instead, we can take the time to slow down and truly enjoy the moments we have…

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3 Pet-Friendly Houseplants to Grow

3 Pet-Friendly Houseplants to Grow Barnett Financial & Tax

Life in retirement can feel a little slow and quiet, especially when you spend lots of time at home, have become an empty nester, or haven’t picked up any new hobbies. Plant parenting is a great way to fill up your time. It invests you in nurturing life, prompts you to learn new things, and…

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Coffee-Lovers’ Events in 2023

Coffee-Lovers' Events in 2023 Barnett Financial & Tax

All the macchiato, cappuccino, and espresso lovers know how a sip of coffee easily brightens up your day. Whether you take yours caffeinated or buzz-free, black or milky, sugar-free or candy-sweet, you are a certified coffee enthusiast, and you might be excited to know that 2023 is the year for coffee lovers to come together!…

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How to Build Your Art Collection in Retirement

How to Build Your Art Collection in Retirement Barnett Financial & Tax

Art collecting has been a part of human life since early African and Asian civilizations collected and stored art in temples, tombs, and sanctuaries.[1] In more recent times, art collections have been mostly associated with royals and the ultra-wealthy. However, anyone can participate and become an art collector, and doing so can sometimes end up…

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Homemade Dishes to Rediscover in Retirement

Homemade Dishes to Rediscover in Retirement Barnett Financial & Tax

Close your eyes and think back to your childhood. What’s the first thing you remember? Your first thoughts may be about your childhood room or your old posters and magazines. Maybe it was your living room couch that had a distinctly comfortable spring to it, even in its final years before it was tossed. It…

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These Classic Bands from the 60s and 70s Are Still Jamming!

These Classic Bands from the 60s and 70s Are Still Jamming! Barnett Financial & Tax

Baby Boomers have certainly proved that retirement can be a time of not just rest and relaxation but of fun and adventure. As you enter this wonderful new phase of your life, there are famous bands and musicians from the 60s and 70s that are still on tour now, whose tunes and jams have uplifted…

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Remember These Fashion Trends of the 60s & 70s?

Remember These Fashion Trends of the 60s & 70s? Barnett Financial and Tax

It’s no doubt that, when it comes to fashion, the 60s and 70s carried the most vibrant, electric trends. Your generation has made the largest footprint in the world of fashion, creating iconic and stylish clothing that, even today, still resurfaces and remains just as cool. You may have already noticed the unexpected return of…

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Revisiting 5 Books That Defined a Generation

Revisiting 5 Books That Defined a Generation Barnett Financial & Tax

Take a moment to consider the world around you. You may be experiencing unrelenting change in your life – the pandemic, economic turbulence, or our society’s increasing reliance on technology – and you may think things look or feel unfamiliar and hectic. But it’s important to remember that your voice and your unique experience as…

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3 Ways to Cope with the Retirement Blues

3 Ways to Cope with the Retirement Blues BFT Financial

Settling down for retirement after many years of work can feel like a sigh of relief, a moment to catch your breath and slow down. However, this shift in lifestyle can also bring up feelings of sadness, anxiety, and loss of purpose. Studies show that a third of retirees develop symptoms of depression,[1] especially those who…

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