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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.

Advice for Aspiring Older Entrepreneurs: Every Day Is Groundhog Day
2 years ago

Advice for Aspiring Older Entrepreneurs: Every Day Is Groundhog Day

The writer and artist Austin Kleon has a great tip for how to stay creative: “Remind yourself that ‘Every Day is Groundhog Day.’” Read More

Looking for Job After 50? Here’s How to Make Your Resume Stand Out
2 years ago

Looking for Job After 50? Here’s How to Make Your Resume Stand Out

Thought that you were done writing when you finished your resume? Unfortunately, you must think again about that one. Read More

5 Annoying Situations for Freelancers and Small Business Owners and How to Respond to Them
2 years ago

5 Annoying Situations for Freelancers and Small Business Owners and How to Respond to Them

Along with the benefits of being a freelancer, or running your own small business, come some aggravating problems. These hassles will occasionally occur, so you should be ready for them. Here are my solutions to the most common issues. Read More

Ageism in the Age of Automation
2 years ago

Ageism in the Age of Automation

Why Older Adults Have the Most to Lose from the Coming Technological Revolution… and What to Do About it!

Ageism is real and it’s about to get a lot worse. That’s the simple conclusion that I have come to after researching and thinking about the impact that automation is going to have on society in the coming decades. Read More

“People Over 50 Are Too Old to Start a Business” – An Angry Debate with an Old Friend
2 years ago

“People Over 50 Are Too Old to Start a Business” – An Angry Debate with an Old Friend

I don’t usually let stupid comments get to me, but, the other day, one of my good friends said something that really ticked me off. No, they didn’t criticize my hair or tell me that I looked fat in my favorite dress. They told me that I was wasting my time trying to help older adults to change their financial future. Specifically, she said: Read More

Starting a Salary Negotiation After 50? Understand Your BATNA
2 years ago

Starting a Salary Negotiation After 50? Understand Your BATNA

Starting a salary negotiation in your 50s or 60s can be a terrifying prospect. In many ways, it is like negotiating a salary increase at any other age – you worry about hurting your reputation with your boss, feel awkward about asking for a raise and worry that doing so will hurt your prospects at the company. Read More

Looking After Your Money in Retirement: Is a Financial Advisor a Good Person to Know?
2 years ago

Looking After Your Money in Retirement: Is a Financial Advisor a Good Person to Know?

You’ve worked hard your entire life and saved responsibly for retirement, but how do you ensure that your nest egg will continue to meet your needs? Who should you ask to help you manage your money in retirement? Financial expert Pam Krueger is going to answer these questions and more. Enjoy the show! Read More

How Long Should You Keep Personal and Financial Documents?
2 years ago

How Long Should You Keep Personal and Financial Documents?

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If you are like many of us and recently found yourself sorting through numerous documents to find papers needed for your tax return, then you may be ready to get organized. Read More

How to Start a Consulting Business After 50: 6 Tips You Need to Know
2 years ago

How to Start a Consulting Business After 50: 6 Tips You Need to Know

Before I retired from my corporate career, I thought that starting a business meant finding a big idea, developing a product, hiring staff and setting out to “make the world a better place.” Like most people, I saw the stories of companies like Facebook and Google and believed that starting a company required a hard-to-find combination of business and technical skills. Read More

I Became a 68-Year-Old YouTube Star… and You Can Too!
2 years ago

I Became a 68-Year-Old YouTube Star… and You Can Too!

If you think that becoming a YouTube star is only possible if you are a teenager with blue hair and a larger-than-life personality, you couldn’t be more wrong. Read More