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Making Money

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.

Looking for Job After 50? Here’s How to Make Your Resume Stand Out
3 hours ago

Looking for Job After 50? Here’s How to Make Your Resume Stand Out

Thought that you were done writing when you finished your resume? Unfortunately, you must think again about that one. Read More

5 Annoying Situations for Freelancers and Small Business Owners and How to Respond to Them
4 days ago

5 Annoying Situations for Freelancers and Small Business Owners and How to Respond to Them

Along with the benefits of being a freelancer, or running your own small business, come some aggravating problems. These hassles will occasionally occur, so you should be ready for them. Here are my solutions to the most common issues. Read More

Ageism in the Age of Automation
6 days ago

Ageism in the Age of Automation

Why Older Adults Have the Most to Lose from the Coming Technological Revolution… and What to Do About it!

Ageism is real and it’s about to get a lot worse. That’s the simple conclusion that I have come to after researching and thinking about the impact that automation is going to have on society in the coming decades. Read More

“People Over 50 Are Too Old to Start a Business” – An Angry Debate with an Old Friend
1 week ago

“People Over 50 Are Too Old to Start a Business” – An Angry Debate with an Old Friend

I don’t usually let stupid comments get to me, but, the other day, one of my good friends said something that really ticked me off. No, they didn’t criticize my hair or tell me that I looked fat in my favorite dress. They told me that I was wasting my time trying to help older adults to change their financial future. Specifically, she said: Read More

Starting a Salary Negotiation After 50? Understand Your BATNA
1 week ago

Starting a Salary Negotiation After 50? Understand Your BATNA

Starting a salary negotiation in your 50s or 60s can be a terrifying prospect. In many ways, it is like negotiating a salary increase at any other age – you worry about hurting your reputation with your boss, feel awkward about asking for a raise and worry that doing so will hurt your prospects at the company. Read More

Looking After Your Money in Retirement: Is a Financial Advisor a Good Person to Know?
2 weeks ago

Looking After Your Money in Retirement: Is a Financial Advisor a Good Person to Know?

You’ve worked hard your entire life and saved responsibly for retirement, but how do you ensure that your nest egg will continue to meet your needs? Who should you ask to help you manage your money in retirement? Financial expert Pam Krueger is going to answer these questions and more. Enjoy the show! Read More

How Long Should You Keep Personal and Financial Documents?
2 weeks ago

How Long Should You Keep Personal and Financial Documents?

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If you are like many of us and recently found yourself sorting through numerous documents to find papers needed for your tax return, then you may be ready to get organized. Read More

6 Ways for an Older Woman to Become a Successful Entrepreneur
2 weeks ago

6 Ways for an Older Woman to Become a Successful Entrepreneur

The numbers coming from the U.S. point to a rise in the number of entrepreneurs aged 55 to 64. Research by the Kauffman Foundation on entrepreneurship indicates an increase from 15% in 1997 to 26% in 2015. Read More

Social Security Secrets That You Need to Know
2 weeks 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

When it Comes to Making Money After 50, Whiners Are Never Winners
2 weeks ago

When it Comes to Making Money After 50, Whiners Are Never Winners

A few years ago, I published an article entitled “60 Ways to Make Money in Retirement.” It was massive. In fact, at just under 5,000 words, it was one of the longest articles that I had ever written. Read More

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