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4 Terrible Financial Mistakes Empty Nesters Make… and How to Fix Them
4 hours ago

4 Terrible Financial Mistakes Empty Nesters Make… and How to Fix Them

This is a difficult article for me to write. After all, I’m not writing from a position of strength. Like many of the 1000s of baby boomer women I have talked to since starting Sixty and Me, I made all of the financial mistakes below. Read More

5 Reasons More Boomers Are Working in Retirement – It Is Not Just About Money
2 days ago

5 Reasons More Boomers Are Working in Retirement – It Is Not Just About Money

Boomers are, true to form, changing the meaning of the word ‘retirement’. If you look it up in any dictionary, retirement is all about stopping work. But even if we can afford to, many of us have no intention of stopping work…
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Keeping Money Secrets from Your Man – Good Idea or Good Grief!
3 days ago

Keeping Money Secrets from Your Man – Good Idea or Good Grief!

When I asked the women in our community to share their advice for younger women, a surprising number recommended that their younger sisters keep a separate bank account from their husbands. Read More

My Top Tips on Making Withdrawals from Your Retirement Distribution Sources
4 days ago

My Top Tips on Making Withdrawals from Your Retirement Distribution Sources

This is by far one of the most challenging financial areas to consider during your retirement transition phase. Read More

Facing Ageism When Looking for Employment After 60? Don’t Stop Looking – Try Temping!
1 week ago

Facing Ageism When Looking for Employment After 60? Don’t Stop Looking – Try Temping!

Many of us who are of a certain age find ourselves looking for new employment. The reasons are many and varied. What we all have in common though is the reaction we get when we apply for a new position…
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5 Secrets to Feeling Safe Financially After Retirement
2 weeks ago

5 Secrets to Feeling Safe Financially After Retirement

When retirement is already a fact, it is too late to talk about saving money. What do you do then? In today’s video, Wealth Logic founder and financial expert Allan Roth shares some practical strategies for achieving financial security in retirement. Enjoy the show! Read More

Financial Survival in Retirement – Annuities and Reverse Mortgages and Bonds… Oh My!
4 weeks ago

Financial Survival in Retirement – Annuities and Reverse Mortgages and Bonds… Oh My!

Financial options in retirement can be really overwhelming – especially if you haven’t had to deal with money before. Join us in discussion with financial expert Pam Krueger who has some great advice when it comes to reverse mortgages, annuities and taking back control of your finances. Enjoy the show! Read More

5 Secrets to Making Your Savings Last Longer in Retirement
4 weeks ago

5 Secrets to Making Your Savings Last Longer in Retirement

The thought of retirement can be scary. Not only are you consciously leaving behind the routine consistency you’ve had for upwards of 30 years, but you also lose some financial stability.

Saying goodbye to your income can be daunting and emotional. However, there are a few good ways to make your savings last longer in retirement. I would like to share my top six tips. Read More

Social Security Secrets That You Need to Know
1 month 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

So You Just Lost Your Job After 50? Here Are 10 Ways to Move Forward
1 month ago

So You Just Lost Your Job After 50? Here Are 10 Ways to Move Forward

In the classic movie American Beauty, Lester explains to his daughter that he didn’t “lose” his job. He explains that if this were true, he could have found it again. If this were the case for all of us who’ve experienced losing a job, we wouldn’t be a square peg and would have little need to read ahead. Read More