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Retirement planning isn’t just about money. At the same time, money helps! Let’s explore the world of encore careers, jobs for seniors and small business success.

7 Qualities of a Good Entrepreneur That Will Help You Start a Business in Retirement
6 days ago

7 Qualities of a Good Entrepreneur That Will Help You Start a Business in Retirement

In a previous blog, I offered some points to consider when you decide to become an entrepreneur in retirement. This time I would like to look at the qualities that make a successful entrepreneur. Read More

Working and Collecting Social Security: 3 Important Things You Need to Know
1 week ago

Working and Collecting Social Security: 3 Important Things You Need to Know

As people age, happiness is often based on connections with family and friends. Some of us may not have those ready-made ties and perhaps need to look elsewhere to stay active and engaged. Having a job may be the answer. But I often hear seniors say, “I can’t work. I’ll lose my Social Security.”
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My First New Year in Retirement: 5 Ways to Deal with Financial Anxiety
2 weeks ago

My First New Year in Retirement: 5 Ways to Deal with Financial Anxiety

For most of my adult working life as a self-employed person, the end of the year meant pushing hard to try and beat the prior year revenue. This was always a challenge and often met with high anxiety as we entered the ‘holiday season’ from Thanksgiving to New Year’s Eve. Read More

Ladies, Your Grey Matters: 2 Reasons to Utilize It to the Max!
2 weeks ago

Ladies, Your Grey Matters: 2 Reasons to Utilize It to the Max!

I am finding new grey hairs every day, and I admit, I am trying to tame them with a bit of color. As I embrace this season of life, I am looking at the grey differently and want to encourage you to do the same. Read More

5 Financial Ideas to Help Aging Women End 2018 with Dignity and Gratitude
4 weeks ago

5 Financial Ideas to Help Aging Women End 2018 with Dignity and Gratitude

Regardless of how we feel about it, the year 2018 is rolling to a close. Perhaps we failed to achieve the goals we had set for ourselves in those past 12 months. Or, maybe we managed to fulfill our expectations. Read More

3 Ways to Make Vacations Part of Your Business Culture: Who Needs Vacation? Not Me!
4 weeks ago

3 Ways to Make Vacations Part of Your Business Culture: Who Needs Vacation? Not Me!

Too many entrepreneurs, young and older, say they can never take a vacation.

When I first started working for the YWCA in the ’70s, vacations were a treasured perk. Poorly paid but rich in benefits, we started with two weeks of annual vacation and before we knew it, it had grown to four.

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Want to Become an Entrepreneur in Retirement? Here Are 5 Important Points You Should Consider
1 month ago

Want to Become an Entrepreneur in Retirement? Here Are 5 Important Points You Should Consider

Many of us are turning our hands to starting a small business to supplement retirement income. This will probably pose no problems if you have been an entrepreneur previously – though few entrepreneurs retire! Read More

Are You an Older Entrepreneur? How to Know If Your Website Is Doing You Any Good
1 month ago

Are You an Older Entrepreneur? How to Know If Your Website Is Doing You Any Good

Many of us, women over 60, have our own websites, whether to sell products, promote services, or build a following for a blog or upcoming book. But do we know if said website is doing us any good? Luckily, it’s pretty easy to answer that question with Alexa. Read More

4 Steps Any Older Woman Can Take to Create a New Monetary Self in 2019!
1 month ago

4 Steps Any Older Woman Can Take to Create a New Monetary Self in 2019!

Science has shown us the mental and physical benefits of positive affirmations. Why not use the same techniques now and apply them to your financial life after you retire? Read More

Never Worry About Running Out of Money in Retirement Again! (3 Fear Breaking Tips!)
1 month ago

Never Worry About Running Out of Money in Retirement Again! (3 Fear Breaking Tips!)

Fear of financial instability is very common among women over 60. Learn how to break the chains of fear by employing the three actionable steps proposed by financial expert Pam Krueger. Enjoy the show! Read More