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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.

Divorce Financial Planning and Retirement
4 days ago

Divorce Financial Planning and Retirement

Divorce financial planning typically refers to the actual planning done during a divorce. When planning for retirement, there are certain aspects that you should be aware of if you have ever been divorced at some point in your life…
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Starting Your Own Business in Retirement? 5 Tips for Establishing Your Presence on the Web
1 week ago

Starting Your Own Business in Retirement? 5 Tips for Establishing Your Presence on the Web

These days, marketing a service is about establishing your presence and building trust on the Internet. In the past, you would demonstrate your product to an audience and they decided whether they wanted to purchase or not. Now there is little face-to-face contact as we cross global borders. Read More

What I Learned from My Grandmother, the Entrepreneur
1 week ago

What I Learned from My Grandmother, the Entrepreneur

Her label said VIM bread ingredients included “whole grain wheat flour, raw sugar, non-fat milk solids, fresh creamery butter, salt, water, and fresh yeast,” with “nothing taken away.” Created honestly, with integrity. Authentic…
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5 Big Money Mistakes that Widows Make and How to Avoid Them!
2 weeks ago

5 Big Money Mistakes that Widows Make and How to Avoid Them!

I’m a member of the club women hate to join — the Widows Club.

When my husband died, it felt like a big part of me died, too. I lost the love of my life and the dreams we shared for our future. All gone in an instant and right after my 60th birthday. Read More

Avoid Household Dangers! Create a Home Safety Checklist
2 weeks ago

Avoid Household Dangers! Create a Home Safety Checklist

When one of your parents had an accident at home, no matter how minor, did you have a minor panic attack? Have you noticed your kids asking you the same questions you asked your parents, with the same concern in their voices? Read More

What Do a Reverse Mortgage and a Legendary Airplane Have in Common?
4 weeks ago

What Do a Reverse Mortgage and a Legendary Airplane Have in Common?

In early 1942, the United States was at war with Japan. Lt. Colonel James “Jimmy” Doolittle had been given the responsibility of planning a raid to strike back at Japan for the Pearl Harbor attack. The bombing raid wasn’t expected…
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Enjoying an Employer Sponsored Retiree Health Plan? Well, That May Be About to Change!
4 weeks ago

Enjoying an Employer Sponsored Retiree Health Plan? Well, That May Be About to Change!

If you are currently covered under your employer retirement health insurance plan (other than government), you might be in for a big surprise! The health insurance market continues to evolve, and as more retired…
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Why Your 60s Are the Best Time to Start a Business
1 month ago

Why Your 60s Are the Best Time to Start a Business

Retirement has changed. A lot. Today it is more about transitions, rather than endings; more of a journey rather than a milestone. Read More

“To Each His Own”: A Frustrating Requirement You Need to Understand
1 month ago

“To Each His Own”: A Frustrating Requirement You Need to Understand

Normally, when you hear or say the phrase “to each his own” you are likely shrugging and recognizing that things can be different for different people. And it’s no big deal. But when it applies to your financial power of attorney document…
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Over 60 and Looking for a Job? Make Sure Your CV Beats the Algorithms
1 month ago

Over 60 and Looking for a Job? Make Sure Your CV Beats the Algorithms

Looking for a job can be difficult at the best of times, let alone in the middle of a pandemic. The spread of Covid-19 and the resulting lockdown have created a great deal of instability in the jobs market. Redundancies are…
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