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About Margaret Manning

Margaret Manning is the founder of Sixty and Me. She is an entrepreneur, author and speaker. Margaret is passionate about building dynamic and engaged communities that improve lives and change perceptions. Margaret can be contacted at margaret@sixtyandme.com
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How to Save the World, One Trip at a Time!
1 month ago

How to Save the World, One Trip at a Time!

We may not always agree on the best way to make the world a better place… but, we all want to leave this world in better shape than when we entered it. Of course, saving the world is not just about grand gestures and charitable contributions. It is also about living our lives with integrity and care every day. So, today, I thought that I would talk about one aspect of our lives that we can all influence… travel. Let’s chat about how to travel safer, cleaner and with more respect for the planet. I hope you enjoy the video! What do you do to reduce the environmental impact of your trips? Do you avoid certain types of transportation? Do you support hotels that are protecting the environment? Something else?
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Is *This* the Greatest Gift of Getting Older?
1 month ago

Is *This* the Greatest Gift of Getting Older?

Life after 60 isn’t always easy. Your social situation may be shifting. Perhaps you have lost someone close to you. Or maybe you are just worried about how to make ends meet. Well, today, I want to talk about one huge gift that life gives us as we get a little older. What is this amazing surprise? You’ll have to watch today’s video to find out! :) What do you think is the greatest gift of getting older? What are you enjoying most about life after 60?
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3 Hot Tips for Finding Clothes That Really Fit
1 month ago

3 Hot Tips for Finding Clothes That Really Fit

Have you ever found an outfit that you love on the mannequin only to cringe when you see it on yourself? You’re not alone! Finding items that actually fit can be one of the most frustrating aspects of shopping for new clothes. So, today, I wanted to share 3 hot tips for finding clothes that really fit. No matter how you would describe your personal style, this episode will help you to look like a million bucks. Where do you go to find clothes that really fit you well? Do you ever get your clothes tailored?
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My Trip to Porto Sparked a Love Affair (with Earrings and Hats!)
1 month ago

My Trip to Porto Sparked a Love Affair (with Earrings and Hats!)

I’d like to say that I met the man of my dreams on my latest trip to Porto, Portugal. But, alas, that wasn’t in the cards. Fortunately, my trip sparked a love affair of a different sort! I completely fell in love (again!) with funky hats and earrings. In today’s video, I’d love to share a few of my favorites with you. What are your favorite types of fashion accessories? Do you also love hats and earrings? Or, do you prefer necklaces, scarves, rings or something else?
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5 Secrets to Making Your Savings Last Longer in Retirement
2 months ago

5 Secrets to Making Your Savings Last Longer in Retirement

By the time we reach our 60s, our ability to dramatically change how much we have saved for retirement is minimal. But, we can still change our behaviors and decisions in order to make our retirement savings last longer. And, in today’s video, I would like to share 5 secrets for how to do exactly this! How have you reduced your costs recently? How are you making a little extra money in the years leading up to (or during!) retirement?
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It’s Time to Break Up… with Your Busy Lifestyle!
2 months ago

It’s Time to Break Up… with Your Busy Lifestyle!

I don’t know about you, but, I always imagined that life after 60 would be slower and more relaxed than it is in reality. Perhaps we genuinely have lots of things to do. But, it is also possible that, after decades in the workforce, we just don’t know how to slow down! So, today, I would like to invite you to break up with your busy lifestyle (at least temporarily) and stop to smell the roses. Did you expect to be this busy in your 50s, 60s, 70s or better? Do you think that it’s time to take a break from your busy lifestyle? Why or why not?
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These Tips for Retiring in a New Location Could Save Your Sanity!
2 months ago

These Tips for Retiring in a New Location Could Save Your Sanity!

Moving to Switzerland from the U.S. to be near to my grandkids was one of the hardest things that I have ever done. It’s no exaggeration to say that, from time to time, I felt like I was going a little crazy! But, I got through it and, today, I would like to share some tips for staying calm and happy if you move to a new location in retirement. Even if you aren’t planning on retiring abroad, these tips will help you with any move! Where do you plan on spending your retirement years? Exactly where you are now? In a new country, city or state? Or do you, perhaps, plan on buying an RV and traveling the country?
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Aging Changes Everything… Here’s How to Stay Grounded!
2 months ago

Aging Changes Everything… Here’s How to Stay Grounded!

Getting older is a funny experience. In some ways, you feel like the same person you have always been… an eternal 18-year-old being taken along for the ride. But, in other ways, there is no denying the changes that are going on in your life. Your kids have left the house. Your body is changing. You may have lost people close to you. So, today, I would like to talk about how to stay grounded when the ground beneath your feet is shifting. How has your life changed over the last 10-20 years? How do you stay grounded when the world around you is constantly shifting?
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All THAT is in My Handbag?!? Does a Cluttered Handbag = a Cluttered Life?
2 months ago

All THAT is in My Handbag?!? Does a Cluttered Handbag = a Cluttered Life?

This week, I have been in the process of moving to a new apartment. And, despite my best efforts, I still found myself facing boxes of “stuff” that I don’t really need. So, since this is fresh in my mind, I thought that it would be appropriate to talk about how each of us can simplify and rightsize our lives at any age… starting with our cluttered handbags? Well, maybe :) What’s in your handbag? Do you think that keeping the small things in our life organized can help us to get more from life in general? Why or why not?
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My White Hot Fashion Demo! 6 Must-Have Items in White for Summer
2 months ago

My White Hot Fashion Demo! 6 Must-Have Items in White for Summer

White is not just a classic and beautiful color for summer; it is also a great way to stay cool during the warmest months of the year! So, today, just for fun, I thought that it would be fun to go through 6 *must have* fashion items in white that you can enjoy this summer. I’ll also show a few of my favorite items from my own collection. Do you enjoy wearing white? Why or why not? Do you have any favorite items in white that you always love breaking out during the summer months?
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