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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.

3 Reasons to Keep Your Retirement a Secret (Don’t Say We Didn’t Warn You!)
4 weeks ago

3 Reasons to Keep Your Retirement a Secret (Don’t Say We Didn’t Warn You!)

Retirement is one of the most important milestones of a person’s life. So, for those of us hard-working (and lucky) enough to actually be able to retire, it is only natural that we would want to scream about our success from the rooftops…
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Are You Dissing Your Dollars? Here’s How to Change Your Mindset About Money
4 weeks ago

Are You Dissing Your Dollars? Here’s How to Change Your Mindset About Money

Ladies, when you “dis” something you mentally degrade or put it down. This can hinder you from using your financial resources in retirement to fulfill your unique version of true wealth. Read More

Downsizing Is WAY Overrated… Why Rightsizing Is a Better Way to Go
1 month ago

Downsizing Is WAY Overrated… Why Rightsizing Is a Better Way to Go

As the years go by, some of us may feel that a two- or three-bedroom home is too big or too expensive to maintain. However, there are many aspects to downsizing that we may not be able to see on our own…
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Filing Bankruptcy after 60? 5 Things You Need to Know
1 month ago

Filing Bankruptcy after 60? 5 Things You Need to Know

Many seniors feel overwhelmed with their financial situation. It could be credit card debt or piled up medical bills. No matter the source, you are not alone…
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5 Career Change Ideas Where You Can Make the Most of Your Life Experience
1 month ago

5 Career Change Ideas Where You Can Make the Most of Your Life Experience

If you’re thinking about making a career change in your 60s, then it’s worth looking at roles that will allow you to really make the most of your life experience…
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Why Guest Blogging Can Be an Exciting Post-Career Activity
1 month ago

Why Guest Blogging Can Be an Exciting Post-Career Activity

If you like to write but do not want the obligation of running your own site, guest blogging may be a good outlet for you. You choose the topic, do the research, and create your post…
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5 Ways to Tell if You Are Being Too Financially Generous with Your Adult Children
2 months ago

5 Ways to Tell if You Are Being Too Financially Generous with Your Adult Children

Yet, despite positive indicators, there is a feeling that not everyone is benefiting equally from the recent economic expansion. And, among those feeling somewhat left behind are our kids, many of whom are struggling with high levels of student debt…
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Does Working in Retirement Require a Shift in Mindset?
2 months ago

Does Working in Retirement Require a Shift in Mindset?

The word “retirement” is taking on a completely different meaning in the 21st Century from what it meant in our parents’ day. Back then, retirement referred to the day you stopped work…
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2 Ways to Take a “Practice Retirement” (Either Way Can Change Your Financial Future!)
2 months ago

2 Ways to Take a “Practice Retirement” (Either Way Can Change Your Financial Future!)

For most of our lives, retirement is a distant dream. It is the mirage in the desert that keeps us moving forward, one tired step at a time. In our younger years, we look at retired folks with a mixture of jealousy and pity…
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Is Our Fear of Financial Risk Killing Our Retirement Dreams? You Bet!
2 months ago

Is Our Fear of Financial Risk Killing Our Retirement Dreams? You Bet!

If there is one thing that financial advisors, the media and seniors agree on it is that “the older you get, the less risk you should take with your money.” On the surface, this advice makes perfect sense. After all, having 100% of your money in stocks, one year before retirement could have disastrous consequences… especially if the market dips right before you start to cash out your savings. Read More