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4 Secrets to Managing Your Money in the Years Before Retirement
2 months ago

4 Secrets to Managing Your Money in the Years Before Retirement

The years before retirement are especially important for making decisions about our spending habits, investments and other financial issues. Where do we begin? Join us in discussion with financial advisor Allan Roth, who will give us some pointers on being wise when creating our retirement plan. Enjoy the show! Read More

Do I Need a Trust? One of the Most Important Estate Planning Questions
2 months ago

Do I Need a Trust? One of the Most Important Estate Planning Questions

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While marketing a product I created – the My Affairs In Order flash drive, a convenient way to organize and retain personal and financial information for your loved ones before death – I get asked a lot of questions. The questions that come up more than any others are: What is a trust? And, do I need a trust? Read More

5 Tips for Managing Your Money in the Transition to Retirement
2 months ago

5 Tips for Managing Your Money in the Transition to Retirement

When you get to the period of transition to retirement, things get tricky. Have you saved enough money to retire? Or should you continue working? Financial advisor Allan Roth offers some tips for making the best choices when retirement comes knocking. Enjoy the show! Read More

What is Money? Money Management Tips for Women Over 60
3 months ago

What is Money? Money Management Tips for Women Over 60

Money, in our world, is a very important asset. Could money be defined as something other than paper bills and coins? Join us in discussion with financial advisor Allan Roth, who shares great insight on managing our money past the age of 60. Enjoy the show!  Read More

Get Hired After 60: 7 Tips to Make a Fabulous First Impression
3 months ago

Get Hired After 60: 7 Tips to Make a Fabulous First Impression

It takes just seven seconds.

I’m sure you are already aware of how important first impressions are. But you may not be aware that the first impression is only a seven-second window of the initial meeting. Read More

Working and Collecting Social Security: 3 Important Things You Need to Know
3 months 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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Are You Wearing a Costume to Work? Maybe it’s Time for an Encore Career!
3 months ago

Are You Wearing a Costume to Work? Maybe it’s Time for an Encore Career!

I ran into a former colleague at a party recently. He told me that despite having a prestigious and well-paying job in the private sector, he felt like he needed to move on from his current position because he’s been wearing a “costume” to work for the past two years. Read More

Understanding Estate Planning: 6 Beneficiary Designations and How to Manage Them
3 months ago

Understanding Estate Planning: 6 Beneficiary Designations and How to Manage Them

The use of beneficiary designations is one issue that is not well understood and can lead to much confusion.

Most people think it is a simple matter of naming a person to receive certain assets by will or trust or naming them as a beneficiary of a retirement plan. I only wish it were that simple! Read More

5 Simple Tips for Finding Financial Freedom after 60 from a Former Stockbroker
4 months ago

5 Simple Tips for Finding Financial Freedom after 60 from a Former Stockbroker

I wasn’t old enough to rent a car, but in my early 20s a major brokerage firm recruited me to become a stockbroker. I was excited until I figured out that I’d just committed to a career of telemarketing.
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Social Security Cut Because You Have a Pension? You’re Not Alone!
4 months ago

Social Security Cut Because You Have a Pension? You’re Not Alone!

Have you applied for Social Security benefits only to find that you will get less than you expected? Many government workers are shocked to learn they will get a lower payment when they retire. Read More