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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.

4 Terrible Financial Mistakes Empty Nesters Make… and How to Fix Them
6 months ago

4 Terrible Financial Mistakes Empty Nesters Make… and How to Fix Them

This is a difficult article for me to write. After all, I’m not writing from a position of strength. Like many of the 1000s of baby boomer women I have talked to since starting Sixty and Me, I made all of the financial mistakes below. Read More

Let’s Plant a Money Tree! 5 Steps to Make Your Finances Bloom This Spring
6 months ago

Let’s Plant a Money Tree! 5 Steps to Make Your Finances Bloom This Spring

Spring is in the air. I am getting ready to start my outdoor gardening, and I know there is a lot of work to do before I will harvest the bounty. As I do this, I can’t help but feel that the same is true with our monetary lives. Read More

Low Interest Rates Got You Down? Investing in Retirement Requires a New Approach
6 months ago

Low Interest Rates Got You Down? Investing in Retirement Requires a New Approach

When people discuss finances, it often sounds like they’re speaking a foreign language. How do savings and investments differ? Do we need to invest in stocks? Finance expert Pam Krueger leads this conversation with easy-to-understand explanations and tips for getting your financial life organized. Enjoy the show! Read More

Why So Many People Do Not Want to Plan for Retirement
6 months ago

Why So Many People Do Not Want to Plan for Retirement

When I introduce myself as a retirement coach, I find many people either steer the conversation away or tell me why they are not going to retire. Read More

Is Paying Your Mortgage Off Before Retirement a Good Idea?
6 months ago

Is Paying Your Mortgage Off Before Retirement a Good Idea?

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The day we close on a new house, we start looking forward to our final payment. Over the years our savings build up and retirement is in the not-so-distant future. It seems like the perfect time to pay off our mortgage and live debt-free, but is this a good idea? Join us in discussion with financial expert Pam Krueger who explains why this decision may or may not be to your advantage. Enjoy the show! Read More

Money Management in Retirement: Do You Still Need a Financial Advisor?
6 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”
7 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!
7 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
7 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
7 months ago

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

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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