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Making Money

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.

4 Ways to Become a Financially Savvy “Bag Lady”
2 years ago

4 Ways to Become a Financially Savvy “Bag Lady”

Do you often imagine your future as a disheveled, elderly lady, pushing a wobbly cart overflowing with belongings down the street? Read More

Saving for Retirement: 3 Reasons to Avoid the “Post Kids Spending Spree” Trap
2 years ago

Saving for Retirement: 3 Reasons to Avoid the “Post Kids Spending Spree” Trap

The day that your youngest child leaves the house, or graduates from university, is a bitter-sweet moment for most parents. On the one hand, you are faced with sadness, fear and loneliness. On the other hand, you finally have the opportunity to start living your life again. Read More

Don’t Let a Million Dollar Idea Pass You By!
2 years ago

Don’t Let a Million Dollar Idea Pass You By!

Have you ever been in the middle of an activity or event and had a sudden idea come to you? It may be unrelated to what you were currently involved with, and you make a mental note to yourself that it was a good idea! Read More

Investing in Retirement: How Can Retirees Fight Back Against Low Interest Rates
2 years ago

Investing in Retirement: How Can Retirees Fight Back Against Low Interest Rates

Finances can be very complicated. Add investing to the picture and some of us would rather visit “La La Land.” How do we deal with this issue? Join us in conversation with finance expert Pam Krueger who has some great organization strategies to share. Enjoy the show! Read More

Let’s Challenge Our Assumptions About Age and Gender Bias
2 years ago

Let’s Challenge Our Assumptions About Age and Gender Bias

Do you sometimes feel invisible? Do you sometimes feel that your opinions don’t matter? Me, too. I have some suggestions for you, but first, a little context. Read More

Staying Connected After 60: To Network or Not to Network… It’s Not Even a Question!
2 years ago

Staying Connected After 60: To Network or Not to Network… It’s Not Even a Question!

Before we explore some elements of successful networking, let’s get the obvious out on the table. Read More

What Boomers Can Learn from Millennials About Living Well on a Budget
2 years ago

What Boomers Can Learn from Millennials About Living Well on a Budget

We Boomers boomed. We had our day, dictating styles, trends, music, food. And debt.

In keeping with my series on living like a millionaire on a retirement budget, I want to share the techniques I’ve learned from my Millennial kids and their friends about living well when you don’t have money. Read More

Tapping into the Gig Economy and Working as an Independent Contractor in Your 60s
2 years ago

Tapping into the Gig Economy and Working as an Independent Contractor in Your 60s

The gig economy? What is that? It is simply a technical word for the economy that absorbs a number of part-time and flexi-time workers into employment on a contractual basis, via the Internet. Read More

5 Tips for Professional Reinvention After 60
2 years ago

5 Tips for Professional Reinvention After 60

As a veteran of more than one career change – and on the verge of another – I’ve come to think of myself as a bit of an expert in this area. Read More

This One Cost Could Send Half of Your Social Security Check Up in Smoke!
3 years ago

This One Cost Could Send Half of Your Social Security Check Up in Smoke!

As many women in our community know, living on Social Security alone is no picnic. You have to keep a roof over your head, food on the table and clothes on your back. But, as necessary as they are, these aren’t the costs that most of us should fear as we get a little older. Read More