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Staying Connected When the Pandemic Disconnects Us: 30 Days of Paying It Forward

By Cynthia Hogg December 05, 2020

Socially distancing for physical health can have the opposite effect on our mental health. We are social beings, created to connect meaningfully with other human beings. When we lose that, we lose part of ourselves…

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Why I Choose to Pay It Forward in the Work World

By Delia Lloyd October 12, 2020

I got a call the other day from a friend who’s looking to change careers in midlife. Knowing that I was a fellow traveler, she wanted to set up a time for us to talk so that I could give her some advice. I probably get a call…

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Moving Forward Toward Goals in 2024 Takes Guts

By Linda Ward January 16, 2024

Do you find it easier in retirement to sit back, not ruffle any feathers, be ok with the status quo? This can be in your work, your relationships or in the day-to-day energy needed for any accomplishment. To complete a goal, we need courage…

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Having Trouble Downsizing? These 3 Questions May Help You to Simplify and Move Forward

By Sara Hart October 11, 2022

Simplifying, downsizing, decluttering… these topics seem to be very popular. Why is this such an issue for so many people? When I went through a major downsizing last year, one of the things I learned was that I needed a very small percentage…

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SPONSORED: Turning Retirement Savings into a Retirement Paycheck

By Margaret Manning October 29, 2020

Like so many women in our Sixty and Me community, the landscape of my life is continually shifting. I spent 40 years working full time in the technology business while raising my two boys and balancing life and work. I retired from…

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Glance Back, Move Forward: 8 Financial Ideas for Over 50s to End the Year on a Solid Note

By Danielle Howard November 18, 2019

With the end of 2019 drawing near, it’s time to figure out how to be financially wise to our best advantage. For those of you over 50, it’s time to put money into your own or a spousal IRA. The limit is $7,000…

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So You Just Lost Your Job After 50? Here Are 10 Ways to Move Forward

By Jeff Henning May 20, 2019

In the classic movie American Beauty, Lester explains to his daughter that he didn’t “lose” his job. He explains that if this were true, he could have found it again. If this were the case for all of us who’ve experienced losing a job, we wouldn’t be a square peg and would have little need to read ahead. Read More

Is Paying Your Mortgage Off Before Retirement a Good Idea?

By Sixty and Me March 17, 2019

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

Looking Forward to Life After Children and Rediscovering Yourself

By Christine Field February 05, 2019

Like many moms, I gave my all to mothering.

All my energy and creativity. Mothering grew and shaped me in ways I could not have imagined. But time, toddlers and teens have marched on. The days of up-to-my-elbows mothering have drawn to a close. Read More

Revisiting the Scene of the Crime: Man Robs a Bank and Returns 60 Years Later as a Paying Customer

By Sixty and Me August 21, 2018

There is something positive to be said about people who commit a crime, do their time, and move forward to create a successful and purposeful life without ever looking back. Read More