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Managing Money in Retirement

No matter how much you have saved, managing money in retirement is critically important. Let’s talk about how to make your Social Security and pension money last longer.

4 Tips for Having Financial Conversations with Your Aging Parents (#3 is So Important!)
6 months ago

4 Tips for Having Financial Conversations with Your Aging Parents (#3 is So Important!)

We recently celebrated my dad’s 85th birthday, and my mom will turn 80 in January. They live in their own home and are managing their day-to-day activities and financial affairs with admirable fervor and zest. Read More

Retirement Savings Looking a Little Light? Here’s How to Have the Last Laugh
6 months ago

Retirement Savings Looking a Little Light? Here’s How to Have the Last Laugh

Realizing that you haven’t saved enough for retirement is one of the worst experiences in the world. You worry about how you will support yourself in retirement. You start to fear getting sick in your old age. You may even start to suffer from feelings of guilt or regret as you look back at all of the bad financial decisions that you made in your life. Read More

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

Reverse Mortgages for Seniors: Legal Robbery or Legitimate Option?
6 months ago

Reverse Mortgages for Seniors: Legal Robbery or Legitimate Option?

It’s not difficult to see why reverse mortgages for seniors have become so popular of late.

For starters, most of us are approaching retirement with less money in the bank than we hoped for. This is partially due to the Great Recession eating into our savings, although, if we are honest with ourselves, we probably share part of the blame for not putting more away when we could. Read More

Recently Retired? What Advice Would You Offer Your Younger Sisters on Saving for Retirement?
8 months ago

Recently Retired? What Advice Would You Offer Your Younger Sisters on Saving for Retirement?

More than almost any other phase in our lives, our 60s are a time of transitions. At Sixty and Me, we like to focus on the emotional aspects of life after 60 – reinvention, making friends as an adult and overcoming your fears. Read More

What Advice Would You Give Your Younger Self About Saving for Retirement?
8 months ago

What Advice Would You Give Your Younger Self About Saving for Retirement?

I’ve been thinking about retirement a lot lately. Like many women in our community, I don’t see myself slowing down any time soon. This year, I turn 70, so, I reached retirement age quite a while ago. But, as a freelance consultant and the founder of Sixty and Me, it feels like I am working harder than ever. Read More

3 Ways to Navigate the Rough Waters of Financial Security with Courage and Resilience
10 months ago

3 Ways to Navigate the Rough Waters of Financial Security with Courage and Resilience

It is 97 degrees out today, and a girlfriend and I are getting on the river. I am blessed to live in the Roaring Fork Valley of Colorado, with outdoor amenities at my fingertips. Read More

7 Questions to Ask Yourself When Deciding Which Medicare Plan Is Best for You
1 year ago

7 Questions to Ask Yourself When Deciding Which Medicare Plan Is Best for You

It is very important to understand exactly what Medicare benefits are, so you can be prepared to pay the deductible and any co-payments, plus the uncovered services. Read More

3 Ways Playing the Lottery Kills Your Future – We’re Old Enough to Know Better!
2 years ago

3 Ways Playing the Lottery Kills Your Future – We’re Old Enough to Know Better!

What’s the point of writing an article about the evils of playing the lotter for older adults? Surely, by the time we reach our 50s and 60s, we have learned that gambling is the absolute worst way to get rich. Read More

Are Your Bad Money Habits Holding You Back After 60? This Expert Can Help!
2 years ago

Are Your Bad Money Habits Holding You Back After 60? This Expert Can Help!

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