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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.

Financial Survival in Retirement – Annuities and Reverse Mortgages and Bonds… Oh My!
3 months ago

Financial Survival in Retirement – Annuities and Reverse Mortgages and Bonds… Oh My!

Financial options in retirement can be really overwhelming – especially if you haven’t had to deal with money before. Join us in discussion with financial expert Pam Krueger who has some great advice when it comes to reverse mortgages, annuities and taking back control of your finances. Enjoy the show! Read More

5 Secrets to Making Your Savings Last Longer in Retirement
3 months ago

5 Secrets to Making Your Savings Last Longer in Retirement

The thought of retirement can be scary. Not only are you consciously leaving behind the routine consistency you’ve had for upwards of 30 years, but you also lose some financial stability.

Saying goodbye to your income can be daunting and emotional. However, there are a few good ways to make your savings last longer in retirement. I would like to share my top six tips. Read More

Social Security Secrets That You Need to Know
3 months ago

Social Security Secrets That You Need to Know

In 2017, there were about 11.64 million widows and about 3.28 widowers in the United States. For everyone, social security is part of your retirement paycheck, and you want to make sure you are maximizing the amount you receive. Read More

So You Just Lost Your Job After 50? Here Are 10 Ways to Move Forward
3 months ago

So You Just Lost Your Job After 50? Here Are 10 Ways to Move Forward

In the classic movie American Beauty, Lester explains to his daughter that he didn’t “lose” his job. He explains that if this were true, he could have found it again. If this were the case for all of us who’ve experienced losing a job, we wouldn’t be a square peg and would have little need to read ahead. Read More

Why You Need a Mentor to Excel in Your Post-Retirement Business
3 months ago

Why You Need a Mentor to Excel in Your Post-Retirement Business

For many of us, starting a business in retirement is a first. Fresh out of employment in the corporate sector, we know tons about the machinations of a large corporation. Put to the test, however, we find we know very little…
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How a Baby Granddaughter Can Be the Motivator for Financial Creativity
3 months ago

How a Baby Granddaughter Can Be the Motivator for Financial Creativity

Last September, we welcomed Zaylee Jean into the world – our first grandchild. She is, of course, perfect in every way. As many of you can relate – it rocks your world in a whole new way…
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Mobilize Your Money: Manage Your Post Retirement Funds Wherever You Go
4 months ago

Mobilize Your Money: Manage Your Post Retirement Funds Wherever You Go

Online and mobile banking allows us to manage our money without having to step foot in a bank. The banking industry has evolved significantly over the past decade. With the prevalence of smartphones, online banking is becoming the primary way people are managing their finances. Read More

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

Want to Start a Business in Retirement? 5 Ways a Coach Can Help
4 months ago

Want to Start a Business in Retirement? 5 Ways a Coach Can Help

Are you thinking of starting a small business in retirement? Taking on a coach is a really good place to begin. Read More

9 Rights You Have When Seeking Financial Advice in Retirement
4 months ago

9 Rights You Have When Seeking Financial Advice in Retirement

April is Social Security Awareness month as well as Financial Literacy Month.

The need for financial literacy does not end when you cross over the “retirement” line. In fact, it becomes imperative that you look at income planning as the foundation of building the life you want past that point. Read More