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About Margaret Manning

Margaret Manning is an entrepreneur, author and speaker. She is passionate about building dynamic and engaged communities that improve lives and change perceptions. Margaret is the founder of Sixty and Me. Her mission is to empower and motivate women to find their own voice and value in a transitional time of life that offers so much new opportunity.
Latest Posts | By Margaret Manning

10 Things That Are Great About Life After 60

Don’t believe the stereotypes – life after 60 is something to be celebrated, not feared! Do we have to deal with aches and pains as we get a little older? Of course! Do many of us face financial or social challenges? Yes. But, on the whole, there are more things to celebrate than to mourn after 60. Today, I want to share 10 things that are great about life after 60. I’d also love to hear what you are doing in this exciting phase of your life. Come join us for a cup of tea (or coffee) and a chat. And, if you enjoy the show, please tell one friend about us today. Your support means so much to me! Read More

7 Retirement Tips Just for Women Like Us

Before I get to today’s video, I have a quick favor to ask. Would you mind taking a few seconds to leave a review for Sixty and Me on Facebook? Please click here to leave a review. On the page, you will see a place to select the number of stars that you think we deserve and a place to leave comments.

It only takes a few seconds and it would mean the world to me to know what you think of our community. Thanks so much! Ok, now on to today’s topic…

When it comes to retirement planning, women our age face some unique challenges. First, statistically speaking, we will likely live longer than our male counterparts. Second, while not universally true, we may not have had the opportunity to earn as much as we deserved during our careers. The good news is that there are plenty of things that we can do to plan for the years ahead… even if we have already reached retirement age. Today, I’d like to share 7 retirement tips just for women like us. Come join us for a cup of tea (or coffee) and a chat. And, if you enjoy the show, please tell one friend about us today. Your support means so much to me! Read More

Fabulous Budget Styles from Around the World

I don’t know about you, but, I love looking for fun fashion trends and interesting styles when I travel around the world. In fact, while I do own a few pieces of proper jewelry, most of my accessories were purchased in markets and little shops in far off countries for less than the price of a cup of coffee. Today, I would like to share a few tips for adding a little international flare to your wardrobe. How would you describe your personal style in just two words? Do you like looking for unusual accessories or other clothing items when you travel?
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What Wisdom Will You Pass Down?

Over the decades, you have gathered so much wisdom. You have triumphed and made mistakes, flown and fallen. Through it all, you have become a stronger person. This morning, I woke up thinking about my own legacy. What lessons do I want to give my grandkids? How will I be remembered? How can I make the world a better place in the final decades of my life? These questions are becoming more important to me. Come join us for a cup of tea (or coffee) and a chat. And, if you enjoy the show, please tell one friend about us today. Your support means so much to me! Read More

4 Simple Ways to Find New Friends

Building strong friendships can be difficult at any age. But, as many women in the community have told me, finding friends is especially difficult after 50. With your kids out of the house and your work life shifting, it’s important to expand your social circle. So, today, I would like to offer 4 suggestions for finding new friends at this stage in your life. Come join us for a cup of tea (or coffee) and a chat. And, if you enjoy the show, please tell one friend about us today. Your support means so much to me! Read More

Forget Anti-Aging, Here are 7 Positive Aging Tricks

Like many women, I don’t want to look younger. But, I do want to look and feel my best. I want to be visible and vibrant. I want to shatter aging stereotypes by living life to the full… and, whether I like it or not, this means that I have to look my best. Today, I want to share 7 simple ideas to help you look your best… more importantly, these suggestions may just make you healthier and happier too!  Read More

What Happens When Your Career Ends?

One of the scariest things that can happen to you at any age is losing your job. That said, finding yourself out of work in your 50s or 60s can be especially challenging, financially and emotionally. Since so many women in our community have found themselves in this situation, I wanted to offer some advice on how to get things back on track. Come join us for a cup of tea (or coffee) and a chat. And, if you enjoy the show, please tell one friend about us today. Your support means so much to me! Read More

Happy Mother’s Day!

Mother’s Day means different things to different people. When I was younger, I have to admit that I looked forward to the homemade cards that my sons gave me on Mother’s Day. Now that I live alone, I seem to spend most of the day thinking about my own mom, who passed away when I was very young. Even if you live in a country that celebrates Mother’s Day at a different time of the year, let’s take this opportunity to celebrate the women who mean the most to us. Come join us for a cup of tea (or coffee) and a chat. And, if you enjoy the show, please tell one friend about us today. Your support means so much to me! Read More

Downsizing? You Won’t Want to Miss This Advice!

On the surface, downsizing sounds simple… just put everything that you don’t need in boxes, throw them away – and voila! – you have successfully downsized your life. In reality, downsizing is more complicated. The scale of the problem is often overwhelming. You have to deal with emotions. Sorting through valuable and sentimental items is tricky. The list goes on and on! So, today, I want to offer some advice for downsizing without the stress. Come join us for a cup of tea (or coffee) and a chat. And, if you enjoy the show, please tell one friend about us today. Your support means so much to me! Read More

How to Find Magical Travel Destinations for Any Season
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How to Find Magical Travel Destinations for Any Season

There are many ways to select a travel destination. Perhaps the city or country you want to visit has always been on your bucket list.

It might be a mysterious place that calls you at a deep inexplicable level. Perhaps it’s simply somewhere that feeds one of your passions or has historical significance. Read More