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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.

7 Qualities of a Good Entrepreneur That Will Help You Start a Business in Retirement
4 months ago

7 Qualities of a Good Entrepreneur That Will Help You Start a Business in Retirement

In a previous blog, I offered some points to consider when you decide to become an entrepreneur in retirement. This time I would like to look at the qualities that make a successful entrepreneur. Read More

How to Save Money the Fun Way… By Taking the Retirement Spending Challenge!
5 months ago

How to Save Money the Fun Way… By Taking the Retirement Spending Challenge!

Have you ever thought, “I’ve got to get my spending under control?”

That’s just what I was thinking on a Saturday morning while going over bills. Somehow I’m always surprised at how all those little purchases add up. I’m 60. You’d think I would have figured this out by now. Read More

3 Types of Mindsets a Mature Woman Can Embrace When Pursuing Professional Reinvention
5 months ago

3 Types of Mindsets a Mature Woman Can Embrace When Pursuing Professional Reinvention

At this point in my life, I like to believe that I pretty much know what I think about professional reinvention. As a veteran of several career changes, I’ve given a lot of thought…
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How to Make the Most of Your Money in Retirement by Wanting What You Have
5 months ago

How to Make the Most of Your Money in Retirement by Wanting What You Have

Retirement can usher in a variety of mixed emotions with our financial stability being at the top of our list of concerns. Who can we trust? How should we manage our money?  How can I feel financially secure?

Join in our discussion as we ask these questions and more to financial expert Pam Krueger who has some great advice for women in retirement. Enjoy the show! Read More

Working and Collecting Social Security: 3 Important Things You Need to Know
5 months ago

Working and Collecting Social Security: 3 Important Things You Need to Know

As people age, happiness is often based on connections with family and friends. Some of us may not have those ready-made ties and perhaps need to look elsewhere to stay active and engaged. Having a job may be the answer. But I often hear seniors say, “I can’t work. I’ll lose my Social Security.”
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How Previous Life Experiences Can Help You Start Your Own Business After 60
5 months ago

How Previous Life Experiences Can Help You Start Your Own Business After 60

Did turning 60 impact you like it did me? Despite bracing myself for depression, based on warnings by friends who hit the milestone before I did, somehow, I escaped unscathed…
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4 Reasons Why I Decided to Work with a Business Coach in Retirement (And What I Learned)
5 months ago

4 Reasons Why I Decided to Work with a Business Coach in Retirement (And What I Learned)

When I retired at the age of 60, I had no idea what I would do with this new stage of my life. I had not planned to leave work at 60; in my mind I had thought I would continue working on till 65…
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8 Ways to Declare Your Financial Freedom When the Clock Strikes 55
5 months ago

8 Ways to Declare Your Financial Freedom When the Clock Strikes 55

Ladies, as we celebrated the freedoms of our nation on July 4, I encourage you to look at how to create financial freedom in your life. Money is a tool to be used creatively and constructively to build families and communities…
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Going Back to Work as a Mature Woman Gives Me 4 Things I Never Had When I Was Younger
5 months ago

Going Back to Work as a Mature Woman Gives Me 4 Things I Never Had When I Was Younger

As I gathered my briefcase, purse, and lunch from my car and headed up to my office this morning, I remembered I’d be welcoming a new co-worker today. She comes from another campus…
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