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Here's the house you could win.

Here’s the house you could win.

If you can write a convincing 200-word essay on “How would owning the Lakefront Dream Home change your life?,” you just might win a very nice Lakefront Dream Home in New York’s  Catskills Mountains.

Entrepreneurs Andrew Bares and Kelly Livorgna are offering up their 5.5 acre retreat featuring more than 250 feet of lake frontage on Swinging Bridge Reservoir in the town of Bethel, NY, to the winning essayist. Bethel was the site of the original Woodstock Festival in 1969 and is now the home of Bethel Woods, a superb music venue.

The two-bedroom house is in a woodsy area and offers direct access to fishing, swimming, boating, kayaking, and cross-country skiing. It has a floor-to-ceiling fireplace, a large deck, and is well furnished.

I can vouch for the scenic beauty of the region, where I’ve spent a lot of time.… Continue reading

Marriott Pompano Beach Resort and Spa beach area, ready for an "I Do Redo." Photo from Marriott.

Marriott Pompano Beach Resort and Spa beach area, ready for an “I Do Redo.” Photo from Marriott.

Not all weddings go as planned, despite the bride and groom’s best intentions.

Maybe the Best Man drops the ring and it rolls down the aisle, finally disappearing beneath a pew or chair.

Maybe the groom’s uncle has one two many cocktails and falls onto the wedding cake.

Maybe all the bridesmaids, in a misguided attempt at mirth, show up in the same gown the bride is wearing.

Maybe a sudden rainstorm drenches everyone before they can find shelter.

You get the idea. Maybe something similar even happened to you.

If so,  a Pompano Beach, Florida, resort is offering a chance for an “I Do Redo.”

The Fort Lauderdale Marriott Pompano Beach Resort and Spa is running a contest for the funniest, silliest — or perhaps most poignant — wedding-day saga, with… Continue reading

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According to government and private surveys:

  • Leading-edge baby boomers (born between 1946 and 1955) and seniors account for four out of every five dollars spent on luxury travel today.
  • Roughly half the consumer spending money in the U.S.--more than $2 trillion--is in the hands of leading-edge baby boomers and seniors.
  • Baby boomers (born 1946-1964) travel more than any other age group.
  • When asked what they would most like to spend their money on, baby boomers answered “travel” more than any other category, including improving their health or finances.

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