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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.

6 Things Workers Over 60 Need to Know to Thrive in a Multi-Generational Workplace
2 weeks ago

6 Things Workers Over 60 Need to Know to Thrive in a Multi-Generational Workplace

If you choose to continue working after the official age of retirement, you stand a good chance of working in a team with Millennials and Generation X’s…
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4 Points of Retirement Planning You Need to Consider When Retiring Single
2 weeks ago

4 Points of Retirement Planning You Need to Consider When Retiring Single

Retirement planning for single people has its own unique set of challenges and opportunities. This is true whether you are a widow, divorced, or you never got married…
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Save $44,500 More for Retirement by Developing This One Simple Habit
3 weeks ago

Save $44,500 More for Retirement by Developing This One Simple Habit

Would you like to save $1,000s (or $1,000,000s if you start early enough) more for retirement? It’s actually easier than it sounds… and way more fun than giving up your …
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Let’s Plant a Money Tree! 5 Steps to Make Your Finances Bloom This Spring
3 weeks ago

Let’s Plant a Money Tree! 5 Steps to Make Your Finances Bloom This Spring

Spring is in the air. I am getting ready to start my outdoor gardening, and I know there is a lot of work to do before I will harvest the bounty. As I do this, I can’t help but feel that the same is true with our monetary lives. Read More

The Painful Truth About Working While On Social Security
3 weeks ago

The Painful Truth About Working While On Social Security

Can you work and collect Social Security? The simple answer is yes. The more complicated answer is that you may not want to. Read More

Dear Grandkids, Don’t Make the Same Money Mistakes that I Did!
3 weeks ago

Dear Grandkids, Don’t Make the Same Money Mistakes that I Did!

Dear Max, Marvel and Jack… Trust me, your relationship with money will really matter one day… and since I won’t be around forever, I wanted to share some of what I have learned about money over the years…
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3 Reasons to Share Your Money Mistakes with Your Grandkids
4 weeks ago

3 Reasons to Share Your Money Mistakes with Your Grandkids

When I was growing up, my family never discussed money. It wasn’t that my parents or grandparents though that money was “evil.” It’s just that, like many working-class families, we didn’t have much to discuss… or so we thought!
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Being the Eldest Person on Your Work Team
4 weeks ago

Being the Eldest Person on Your Work Team

Many of us continue to work past the point when society expects us to retire. Maybe we don’t feel ready to retire yet, maybe we just need the money…
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4 Crazy Excuses Older Adults Give for Not Starting a Business (#3 Really Makes Me Mad!)
4 weeks ago

4 Crazy Excuses Older Adults Give for Not Starting a Business (#3 Really Makes Me Mad!)

By the time we reach our 60s, we finally realize that the best way to become a millionaire in retirement is to start investing 10% of everything you make in your 20s. Now, if someone could just invent a time machine so that we could go back…
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6 Questions that Can Help You Generate New Business Ideas at Any Age
4 weeks ago

6 Questions that Can Help You Generate New Business Ideas at Any Age

When I talk with other people of my generation about starting a business, the most common response that I get is along the lines of “I’d love to start a business… but, I have no idea what to do.” Read More