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Retirement planning isn’t just about money. At the same time, money helps! Let’s explore the world of encore careers, jobs for seniors and small business success.

Put Your Talents Back to Work After 60 and Beyond
3 days ago

Put Your Talents Back to Work After 60 and Beyond

People transition into retirement in different ways. Some, like professors and therapists, can gradually cut back on their workload. Others enjoy their retirement party and then choose not to have anything to do with their previous career…
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Over 60 and Looking for a Job? Here’s 10 Tips to Get You Started
2 weeks ago

Over 60 and Looking for a Job? Here’s 10 Tips to Get You Started

Looking for a job in your 60s can be a real challenge. For starters, you may not have expected to be in a position to have to look for work at this age. A six-year increase to the women’s state pension age in less than 10 years is a huge shift…
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Glance Back, Move Forward: 8 Financial Ideas for Over 50s to End the Year on a Solid Note
2 weeks ago

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

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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Are You Financially Savvy? Here Are 11 Tips Every Older Woman Can Use
3 weeks ago

Are You Financially Savvy? Here Are 11 Tips Every Older Woman Can Use

In any relationship, there is division of labour – one partner will probably do most of the cooking, the other will probably do most of the car-related stuff, and so on…
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3 Ways to Organize Your Financial Records as a Responsible Mature Woman and Have Fun Too!
3 weeks 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

Why “Focus on Increasing Income Not Cutting Costs” is Horrible Financial Advice
3 weeks ago

Why “Focus on Increasing Income Not Cutting Costs” is Horrible Financial Advice

People hate cutting costs. Beyond the practical considerations of having to give up all the shiny new stuff that marketers tell us we need, there are psychological reasons that we hate cost cutting. Read More

Pros and Cons of Working in the Burgeoning Gig Economy After You Hit 60
4 weeks ago

Pros and Cons of Working in the Burgeoning Gig Economy After You Hit 60

When we were growing up, we used the term “gig” in the context of musicians – so and so is doing a gig tonight at such and such a club. In fact, the term was first coined by jazz musicians…
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3 Nationally Known Personal Finance Experts Take on 10 Critical Retirement Planning Challenges
4 weeks ago

3 Nationally Known Personal Finance Experts Take on 10 Critical Retirement Planning Challenges

Whatever life after 60 looks like to you, thinking about the money you’ll have – and how much you’ll need – during retirement shouldn’t keep you up at night. Still, it’s hard not to obsess about the most worrying questions about money and aging…
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Low Interest Rates Got You Down? Investing in Retirement Requires a New Approach
1 month 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!
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3 Financial Lessons Learned from a Faulty Fridge and How to Apply Them After 60
2 months ago

3 Financial Lessons Learned from a Faulty Fridge and How to Apply Them After 60

We came home from a weekend away to find a puddle of water in front of the fridge. Opening the door, I unscrewed my coconut milk and it smelled a bit off. The food in the freezer was cold, but completely unthawed…
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