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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.

End-of-the-Year Tax Planning for Responsible Mature Women: 8 Tips You’d Want to Consider
1 month ago

End-of-the-Year Tax Planning for Responsible Mature Women: 8 Tips You’d Want to Consider

December is upon us, and, before we know it, we will be celebrating the new year. Many times, though, people wait until January to look at their income tax situation and begin gathering all of the documents coming in the mail and the ones collected and saved in some file or box. Read More

Embracing a Portfolio Career Later in Life
2 months ago

Embracing a Portfolio Career Later in Life

A year or so before I broke up with my therapist, I arrived at one of our bi-monthly sessions one day, plopped myself down, and announced that we’d be discussing career change. It was a few months after I’d been laid off from my job, and I was beginning to contemplate my next professional move. Read More

Retirement Planning for Women: Is the Fiduciary Rule Really Dead? (You May Be Surprised!)
2 months ago

Retirement Planning for Women: Is the Fiduciary Rule Really Dead? (You May Be Surprised!)

Financial advisors are all the same – they want your money! Right? What if that’s wrong? Join us in discussion with financial expert Pam Krueger who has some info to share about fiduciary advisors. Enjoy the show! Read More

Why Online Courses Are a Great Model for Older Entrepreneurs
2 months ago

Why Online Courses Are a Great Model for Older Entrepreneurs

I almost gave up on my business a couple of years ago. After years of 12-14 hour days, my two partners and I simply weren’t seeing a return on investment. Worse, we had just sunk tens of thousands of dollars into a social network for older adults. We were tired and we felt like quitting. Read More

Retirement Planning: Leaving a Legacy for Your Family (That Will Stand the Test of Time!)
2 months ago

Retirement Planning: Leaving a Legacy for Your Family (That Will Stand the Test of Time!)

Leaving a legacy is often connected with money and real estate – but not always. Join us in discussion with financial expert Pam Krueger whose advice is sure to shed some light on the topic. Enjoy the conversation! Read More

3 Reasons to Share Your Money Mistakes with Your Grandkids
2 months ago

3 Reasons to Share Your Money Mistakes with Your Grandkids

When we were growing up, my family never discussed money. It wasn’t that my parents or grandparents though that money was evil. It’s just that, like many working class families, we didn’t have much to discuss… or so we thought! Read More

I Spent $100,000 on Upwork… Here’s My Advice for Freelancers
2 months ago

I Spent $100,000 on Upwork… Here’s My Advice for Freelancers

On the surface, freelancing sounds like an ideal option for older adults looking to make a little extra cash. It’s something that you can do from home, it allows you to leverage the skills that you earned over the course of your career and, for the most part, ageism is avoidable. Read More

Nobody Cares About Your Passion Business… But, it Can Still Make You Rich
2 months ago

Nobody Cares About Your Passion Business… But, it Can Still Make You Rich

Most of us dream of starting a passion business at least once in our lives. Perhaps you love backing and have always wanted to open a bakery or coffee shop. Or, maybe you love collecting stamps and have considered buying and selling them on eBay.

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Are Older Investors Being Too Conservative? A Controversial Look at How We Save for Retirement
2 months ago

Are Older Investors Being Too Conservative? A Controversial Look at How We Save for Retirement

The idea that investors should be more conservative with their money as they get a little older is based on solid investment wisdom. After all, the last thing you want to happen one year before retirement is for your life savings to go up in smoke during a market correction. Read More

How to Negotiate with Your Creditors in the Years Before Retirement: 8 Steps to Freedom
2 months ago

How to Negotiate with Your Creditors in the Years Before Retirement: 8 Steps to Freedom

My trembling left hand held a cup of green tea as my right dipped into a box of Kleenex. I had long ago stopped wearing eye makeup (too expensive!) but if I had been wearing mascara, it would have been all over my cheeks by now. Read More