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Retirement Planning

Retirement planning isn’t just about saving money. It’s also about making sure that you have the skills, passive income and passions to get the most from life after retirement.

Trying to Save Money for Retirement? Understand the Tricks Advertisers Use
1 month ago

Trying to Save Money for Retirement? Understand the Tricks Advertisers Use

Boomers are bombarded daily with advertising messages that attempt to influence us. Recognizing some of their tactics can make us less susceptible. Read More

5 Ways to Take Charge of Your Financial Future After 60
3 months ago

5 Ways to Take Charge of Your Financial Future After 60

Women are more likely than men to underrate themselves when it comes to investing. Yet women are usually in charge of household budgets, are more willing to save for the long-term and are better bargain hunters. Read More

5 Ways to be Sure You’re Saving Enough for Retirement as a Woman
3 months ago

5 Ways to be Sure You’re Saving Enough for Retirement as a Woman

By  •  Lifestyle

Although both men and women have access to the same retirement savings accounts, recent research has found that women are far less financially prepared to retire in comparison to their male counterparts. This isn’t only due to obvious reasons, such as the gender pay gap. Everyday reasons matter as well when it comes to saving enough for retirement. Read More

What is a Retirement Coach and Why Might You Need One?
4 months ago

What is a Retirement Coach and Why Might You Need One?

In our parents’ days, people simply left the job they had held most of their lives and moved onto permanent vacation when they retired. But then, most of them never lived the additional 25 to 30 years anticipated for many of us boomers. Read More

Feeling Adventurous and Frugal? Consider Retiring Abroad
4 months ago

Feeling Adventurous and Frugal? Consider Retiring Abroad

By  •  Lifestyle

Many people say, “I’ll travel when I’m retired, then I’ll have the time and money to truly seek adventure.” The harsh reality though, is that a little over 3 million Americans are concerned that they will not have enough saved income to afford to retire in the United States, much less travel. Read More

What Bali Taught Me About the Importance of Advanced Directives
5 months ago

What Bali Taught Me About the Importance of Advanced Directives

By  •  Lifestyle

When I arrived at the gym, the electricity had been off for three hours. The treadmills were idle, and only people-powered-machines were raising heart rates. Read More

Retiring in Bali: You’re Not a Tourist Any More, So Put Down Roots in Your New Tropical Home
5 months ago

Retiring in Bali: You’re Not a Tourist Any More, So Put Down Roots in Your New Tropical Home

By  •  Lifestyle

So, you’ve said your farewells, rented out your apartment, packed your bags and landed in your new home. A new life is about to open before you. Read More

6 Tips to Finding a Dream Retirement Destination with Your Spouse
6 months ago

6 Tips to Finding a Dream Retirement Destination with Your Spouse

Over the next decade 75 million Americans will retire. For couples, it may be surprising to learn that this transition may prove more difficult than for a single man or woman. Read More

7 Retirement Tips Just for Women Like Us

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When it comes to retirement planning, women our age face some unique challenges. First, statistically speaking, we will likely live longer than our male counterparts. Second, while not universally true, we may not have had the opportunity to earn as much as we deserved during our careers. The good news is that there are plenty of things that we can do to plan for the years ahead… even if we have already reached retirement age. Today, I’d like to share 7 retirement tips just for women like us. Come join us for a cup of tea (or coffee) and a chat. And, if you enjoy the show, please tell one friend about us today. Your support means so much to me! Read More

3 Reasons I’m Happy I Retired in Mexico
6 months ago

3 Reasons I’m Happy I Retired in Mexico

“Why do you live in Mexico?”

I get asked that question a lot. And the answer is – for many reasons. I’ll start with the more obvious: great weather, delicious food and incredible culture. I could go on and on but I’ll try to focus. It’s just that every time I turn my head, I see another reason to love this country. Read More