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About Stan Corey

Stan Corey retired as a financial fiduciary and has worked with many families for almost 40 years. He has a reputation for taking complex financial issues and making them understandable. He has published two books: The Divorce Dance https://amzn.to/2JW7IGs in 2016 (Amazon “Best Seller”) and When Work Becomes Optional https://amzn.to/2OniDfF in 2018.
Latest Posts | By Stan Corey
How to Improve Your Life as You Go Through the Stages of Retirement
1 month ago

How to Improve Your Life as You Go Through the Stages of Retirement

By  •  Lifestyle

I have now made it through the first two weeks of my ‘retirement’. One thing I realized is that I was already starting to lose track of the days but was saved by my pill box! As long as I remember to take my pills each day, then I’ll remind myself of what day it actually is. Read More

My Top Tips on Making Withdrawals from Your Retirement Distribution Sources
2 months ago

My Top Tips on Making Withdrawals from Your Retirement Distribution Sources

This is by far one of the most challenging financial areas to consider during your retirement transition phase. Read More

How Do You Spend Your Time and Money in Retirement?
5 months ago

How Do You Spend Your Time and Money in Retirement?

By  •  Lifestyle

Whether you’re retired or have chosen to work well after 60, there is plenty you can do with your free time and extra buck. Read More

My First 6 Months Post Retirement
5 months ago

My First 6 Months Post Retirement

By  •  Lifestyle

This month marks the first six months since I “officially” retired. Here are a few takeaways from this period. Read More

Is Every Day Saturday When You Are Retired? 3 Ways to Keep Your Schedule Interesting
6 months ago

Is Every Day Saturday When You Are Retired? 3 Ways to Keep Your Schedule Interesting

By  •  Lifestyle

At the first stage of retirement, the transition stage, it is sometimes difficult to remember what day of the week it is when you wake up. For me, my pill box is my first reminder! A friend once told me that retirement meant that every day was Saturday. Read More

My First New Year in Retirement: 5 Ways to Deal with Financial Anxiety
8 months ago

My First New Year in Retirement: 5 Ways to Deal with Financial Anxiety

For most of my adult working life as a self-employed person, the end of the year meant pushing hard to try and beat the prior year revenue. This was always a challenge and often met with high anxiety as we entered the ‘holiday season’ from Thanksgiving to New Year’s Eve. Read More

End-of-the-Year Tax Planning for Responsible Mature Women: 8 Tips You’d Want to Consider
9 months ago

End-of-the-Year Tax Planning for Responsible Mature Women: 8 Tips You’d Want to Consider

December is upon us, and, before we know it, we will be celebrating the new year. Many times, though, people wait until January to look at their income tax situation and begin gathering all of the documents coming in the mail and the ones collected and saved in some file or box. Read More

Attention Women Over 60! Don’t Ignore These 5 Silent Signs of a Heart Attack
9 months ago

Attention Women Over 60! Don’t Ignore These 5 Silent Signs of a Heart Attack

On a beautiful fall morning in late October 2002, I was planting Iris bulbs along the waterfront of our home in the Northern Neck of VA. I felt a bit more tired than I thought was reasonable and noted that I was sweating more than normal, so I sat down and lit up a cigarette. Read More

8 Things I Learned When Building My Granddaughter’s Doll House
10 months ago

8 Things I Learned When Building My Granddaughter’s Doll House

By  •  Family

Earlier this year, my 7-year-old granddaughter (B) talked with my wife about wanting “Popeye” – that is, myself – to build her a doll house. After a brief discussion, I thought I could do it but would not be able to start until September, when I was to retire. Read More

Does Sex Grow Old as We Age?
11 months ago

Does Sex Grow Old as We Age?

By  •  Mindset

I recently went with my wife to visit her mom who is in a memory care unit. It was late in the day, and they were getting the residents ready for dinner. Most are fairly mobile, some can easily manage on their own, while others have walkers and a few need to be transported in wheel chairs. Read More