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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.

3 Ways to Organize Your Financial Records as a Responsible Mature Woman and Have Fun Too!
9 months ago

3 Ways to Organize Your Financial Records as a Responsible Mature Woman and Have Fun Too!

The last quarter of the year can become quite stressful, especially for those of us over 60. In some parts of the world, October is filled with more outdoor events with family and friends because the weather turns cooler while the sun is still generous. Read More

Retiring Abroad? 5 Language Tips from My Chinese-Russian-German-English Speaking Son
9 months ago

Retiring Abroad? 5 Language Tips from My Chinese-Russian-German-English Speaking Son

When retiring abroad, isn’t it hard to learn the local language? This is one of the most common questions that I receive when I tell people about my decision to move to Switzerland. Read More

Counting on Social Security Could Kill Your Future! Do These 4 Things Instead
9 months ago

Counting on Social Security Could Kill Your Future! Do These 4 Things Instead

The way that people view Social Security is strongly influenced by their age and financial position. If you are young and healthy, you may view Social Security as something that “you’ll never see” or “just a handout for older people who didn’t save.” Read More

How Downsizing Early Could Help You Save $200K Extra for Retirement
9 months ago

How Downsizing Early Could Help You Save $200K Extra for Retirement

It’s not surprising that downsizing has become a big trend in the United States and other Western countries. After all, we are simply drowning in stuff! How much stuff? Well, according to the LA Times, the average U.S. household contains 300,000 items. 300,000! That’s insane! Read More

Are You Being SMART? 4 Tips for Setting Your Financial Goals After 60
9 months ago

Are You Being SMART? 4 Tips for Setting Your Financial Goals After 60

Historically speaking, your financial adviser’s job has always been to help you reach your financial goals. If you wanted to retire, travel or buy that vacation home, you were only to set your goal, and your adviser would tell you how to get there. Read More

How Positive Financial Thinking Can Help You to Get More from Retirement
10 months ago

How Positive Financial Thinking Can Help You to Get More from Retirement

We miss the profound depth to financial thriving when we focus solely on getting better rates of return, maximizing Social Security, mitigating risk, diversifying assets or addressing draw down rates – the traditional talk of financial advisors. Read More

When it Comes to Saving for Retirement, 60 is the New 50
10 months ago

When it Comes to Saving for Retirement, 60 is the New 50

I’m somewhat skeptical of the whole concept of “retirement.” I’ve seen far too many cases of people building up retirement as the “ultimate destination,” only to find themselves feeling lost, socially isolated and financially stretched when they finally get there. Read More

Tips for Retiring Abroad from the Sixty and Me Community
11 months ago

Tips for Retiring Abroad from the Sixty and Me Community

A few years ago, I left my comfortable life in Seattle, Washington, to relocate to Switzerland. Technically, I wasn’t “retiring abroad.” As the founder of Sixty and Me, I was still busy for most of the day. I was also continuing to work as a freelance consultant. So, perhaps, “semi-retirement” would be a more accurate description. Read More

Annuities for Seniors: Profitable or Pitfall?
11 months ago

Annuities for Seniors: Profitable or Pitfall?

Annuities seem to be the prized product of many insurance agents and brokers, but are they a wise investment? We ask a financial advisor and investing expert for the facts. Enjoy the show! Read More

Don’t Be Shocked When You Find Out What Happens to Your 401K and IRA After Retirement
11 months ago

Don’t Be Shocked When You Find Out What Happens to Your 401K and IRA After Retirement

You’ve been saving money in your 401K for most of your adult life. Now that you’re retiring, what happens to that money? Join us in discussion with financial expert Pam Krueger who says that taking control of your money in retirement is as easy as 1-2-3. Enjoy the show! Read More