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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.

Money Management in Retirement: Do You Still Need a Financial Advisor?
4 months ago

Money Management in Retirement: Do You Still Need a Financial Advisor?

There is a lot of negative talk about financial advisors – can we trust them, or are we better off managing our own savings and funds? Financial expert Pam Krueger is here to expose the truth about financial advisors. Enjoy the show! Read More

4 Ways to Become a Financially Savvy “Bag Lady”
5 months ago

4 Ways to Become a Financially Savvy “Bag Lady”

Do you often imagine your future as a disheveled, elderly lady, pushing a wobbly cart overflowing with belongings down the street? Read More

Financial Survival in Retirement – Annuities and Reverse Mortgages and Bonds… Oh My!
5 months ago

Financial Survival in Retirement – Annuities and Reverse Mortgages and Bonds… Oh My!

Financial options in retirement can be really overwhelming – especially if you haven’t had to deal with money before. Join us in discussion with financial expert Pam Krueger who has some great advice when it comes to reverse mortgages, annuities and taking back control of your finances. Enjoy the show! Read More

An Interview with a Retired Millionaire: Living Better for Less in Retirement
5 months ago

An Interview with a Retired Millionaire: Living Better for Less in Retirement

Today, I wanted to share an interview I had with a millionaire who has just retired. I wanted us to see how she thinks, how she lives, what she does. I hope it gives you some perspective about your life, your retirement savings and your relationship to money. Read More

The Retirement Expectations Exercise That You Need to Take with Your Partner
5 months ago

The Retirement Expectations Exercise That You Need to Take with Your Partner

By  •  Lifestyle

One easy step to avoid disappointment in your retirement expectations is to complete a simple but effective exercise I developed. All you need is a pen and paper. Answer the following questions, and if you have a significant other, have them also create his or her own responses: Read More

Saving for Retirement: 3 Reasons to Avoid the “Post Kids Spending Spree” Trap
5 months ago

Saving for Retirement: 3 Reasons to Avoid the “Post Kids Spending Spree” Trap

The day that your youngest child leaves the house, or graduates from university, is a bitter-sweet moment for most parents. On the one hand, you are faced with sadness, fear and loneliness. On the other hand, you finally have the opportunity to start living your life again. Read More

I’m Not Retiring… I Quit! How the Way You Leave Your Job Can Change Your Life
6 months ago

I’m Not Retiring… I Quit! How the Way You Leave Your Job Can Change Your Life

By  •  Lifestyle

At any other point in your career, telling your employer that you are quitting without a new job waiting for you is a big mistake. But, I’m here to tell you that there is something far worse than saying “I quit” and that is saying “I’m retiring.” Read More

Should You Pay Off Your Mortgage Before Retirement or Invest? An Expert Weighs In!
6 months ago

Should You Pay Off Your Mortgage Before Retirement or Invest? An Expert Weighs In!

A mortgage can really weigh us down – or can it? As we come close to retirement, what is the best approach to take where our house is concerned? Join us in discussion with financial expert Pam Krueger who has some important tips to share. Enjoy the show! Read More

This One Cost Could Send Half of Your Social Security Check Up in Smoke!
7 months ago

This One Cost Could Send Half of Your Social Security Check Up in Smoke!

As many women in our community know, living on Social Security alone is no picnic. You have to keep a roof over your head, food on the table and clothes on your back. But, as necessary as they are, these aren’t the costs that most of us should fear as we get a little older. Read More

5 Ways to Prepare for the Terrifying and Exciting Transition to Retirement
7 months ago

5 Ways to Prepare for the Terrifying and Exciting Transition to Retirement

There’s no advance warning system to predict one’s response to retirement.

You can chat yourself up before the actual day arrives. You can bathe in some fuzzy ‘before-glow’ about the leisurely life you’re about to experience. However, nothing can prepare you for the moment your world shifts from deadlines and demands to dead time and sweat pants. Read More

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