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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.

Want to Add to Your Retirement Income by Renting a Property? Read These 5 Tips First!
1 week ago

Want to Add to Your Retirement Income by Renting a Property? Read These 5 Tips First!

No one wants to work forever. But leaving a job that provides a steady paycheck can be scary. However, if you have money arriving every month from multiple sources, retirement can seem a little less nerve-wracking. Read More

9 Tricks to Help You Manage Your Finances for the First Time After 60
2 weeks ago

9 Tricks to Help You Manage Your Finances for the First Time After 60

The days of one spouse taking charge of the family finances are long gone, right? I wish that was the case. Over the years, I’ve edited a number of books aimed at helping women master the basics of personal finance and investing. Read More

Death of the Stretch and 4 Ways to Optimize Your Options
3 weeks ago

Death of the Stretch and 4 Ways to Optimize Your Options

Do you or your spouse have an IRA or employer sponsored plan? The recent changes made under the SECURE Act will have an impact on you…
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My First New Year in Retirement: 5 Ways to Deal with Financial Anxiety
3 weeks 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

Job Search Getting You Down After 60? These 6 Tips May Give You the Pick-Me-Up You Need
4 weeks ago

Job Search Getting You Down After 60? These 6 Tips May Give You the Pick-Me-Up You Need

Looking for a job in your 60s can feel similar to riding a wave. On one hand, you may welcome the chance to hit the restart button on your career and gain a fresh sense of purpose…
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7 Benefits of Owning a Business in Mid-Life
4 weeks ago

7 Benefits of Owning a Business in Mid-Life

Increasingly, we see the 50+ generation turning their hand to running their own business. For some, it is because ageism has blocked their access to mainstream employment, but for the vast majority…
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5 Financial Ideas to Help Aging Women End the Year with Dignity and Gratitude
1 month ago

5 Financial Ideas to Help Aging Women End the Year with Dignity and Gratitude

Regardless of how we feel about it, this year is rolling to a close. Perhaps we failed to achieve the goals we had set for ourselves in those past 12 months. Or, maybe we managed to fulfill our expectations. Read More

Put Your Talents Back to Work After 60 and Beyond
2 months 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 months 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 months 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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