- You’ve gotten married, remarried or divorced.
2. You’ve had a new baby.
3. Your children have left home, and are now financially independent.
4. You purchased a new home, paid off your home or sold your home.
5. You started your own business.
6. You’ve outlived a previous health condition.
7. You’ve had a change in your health (i.e. you’ve quit smoking or lost weight).