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About Danielle Howard

Danielle Howard is an author, speaker and personal finance thought leader. A Certified Financial Planner® with 24 years of client engagement experience, she is a catalyst for change around the tools, techniques and temperaments that construct a woman’s retirement journey. She enjoys helping women to amplify their financial voice. Please visit her website here https://daniellehoward4u.com
Latest Posts | By Danielle Howard
4 Tips for Having Financial Conversations with Your Aging Parents (#3 is So Important!)
2 weeks ago

4 Tips for Having Financial Conversations with Your Aging Parents (#3 is So Important!)

We recently celebrated my dad’s 85th birthday, and my mom will turn 80 in January. They live in their own home and are managing their day-to-day activities and financial affairs with admirable fervor and zest. Read More

Are You Being SMART? 4 Tips for Setting Your Financial Goals After 60
1 month ago

Are You Being SMART? 4 Tips for Setting Your Financial Goals After 60

Historically speaking, your financial adviser’s job has always been to help you reach your financial goals. If you wanted to retire, travel or buy that vacation home, you were only to set your goal, and your adviser would tell you how to get there. Read More

How Positive Financial Thinking Can Help You to Get More from Retirement
2 months ago

How Positive Financial Thinking Can Help You to Get More from Retirement

We miss the profound depth to financial thriving when we focus solely on getting better rates of return, maximizing Social Security, mitigating risk, diversifying assets or addressing draw down rates – the traditional talk of financial advisors. Read More

3 Ways to Support Charities You Love While Keeping More Money for Yourself in Retirement
3 months ago

3 Ways to Support Charities You Love While Keeping More Money for Yourself in Retirement

Women are natural givers – sometimes to our detriment – and as such we need to understand the safe boundaries (how to help, not hurt) around sharing what we have. Read More

4 Ways to Thrive with a Retired Spouse
3 months ago

4 Ways to Thrive with a Retired Spouse

By  •  Family

My husband is 10 years my senior. He has had two iterations of “retirement” so far and both had financial and emotional implications for us. His most recent shift has been out of a paid career to having more freedom with his time. Read More

3 Ways to Navigate the Rough Waters of Financial Security with Courage and Resilience
5 months ago

3 Ways to Navigate the Rough Waters of Financial Security with Courage and Resilience

It is 97 degrees out today, and a girlfriend and I are getting on the river. I am blessed to live in the Roaring Fork Valley of Colorado, with outdoor amenities at my fingertips. Read More

Are You Dissing Your Dollars? Here’s How to Change Your Mindset About Money
5 months ago

Are You Dissing Your Dollars? Here’s How to Change Your Mindset About Money

Ladies, when you “dis” something you mentally degrade or put it down. This can hinder you from using your financial resources in retirement to fulfill your unique version of true wealth. Read More

Social Security Secrets That You Need to Know
6 months ago

Social Security Secrets That You Need to Know

In 2017, there were about 11.64 million widows and about 3.28 widowers in the United States. For everyone, social security is part of your retirement paycheck, and you want to make sure you are maximizing the amount you receive. Read More

Let’s Plant a Money Tree! 5 Steps to Make Your Finances Bloom This Spring
7 months ago

Let’s Plant a Money Tree! 5 Steps to Make Your Finances Bloom This Spring

Spring is in the air. I am getting ready to start my outdoor gardening, and I know there is a lot of work to do before I will harvest the bounty. As I do this, I can’t help but feel that the same is true with our monetary lives. Read More

4 Ways to Become a Financially Savvy “Bag Lady”
8 months ago

4 Ways to Become a Financially Savvy “Bag Lady”

Do you often imagine your future as a disheveled, elderly lady, pushing a wobbly cart overflowing with belongings down the street? Read More