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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.

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

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

By  •  Making Money

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
4 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
4 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

Working and Collecting Social Security: 3 Important Things You Need to Know
5 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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Understanding Estate Planning: 6 Beneficiary Designations and How to Manage Them
5 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
6 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!
6 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

3 Social Security Myths Almost Everybody Believes
6 months ago

3 Social Security Myths Almost Everybody Believes

With their many twists and turns, the thought of trying to figure out Social Security policies can make your head spin. Myths abound about Social Security. Unfortunately, many people believe them.

Sadly, these myths can cost you big time. Read More

5 Secrets to Making Your Savings Last Longer in Retirement
7 months 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

5 Surprising Social Security Tips for 2017
7 months ago

5 Surprising Social Security Tips for 2017

The Cost of Living Adjustment (COLA) for this year is a disappointment, but the COLA is not the only increase in Social Security. There are other changes, but they didn’t get as much media attention as perhaps they should have. Read More