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Socially Responsible Retirement Planning: Save the World and Enrich Your Life
5 months ago

Socially Responsible Retirement Planning: Save the World and Enrich Your Life

As older women already or about to be retired, many of us have begun thinking about the legacies we’d like to leave. We want to leave the world better than we found it, but we need our investments to keep us afloat financially once we’re no longer in the workplace. Is it possible to do both? Read More

9 Benefits Boomer Women Can Find in an Encore Career
5 months ago

9 Benefits Boomer Women Can Find in an Encore Career

For many elder boomers, like me, the outdated model of retirement isn’t a good fit today. We’re healthier and living longer than prior generations. Read More

When it Comes to Retirement Planning, is the Fiduciary Rule All it’s Cracked Up to Be?
5 months ago

When it Comes to Retirement Planning, is the Fiduciary Rule All it’s Cracked Up to Be?

Are you a U.S. woman planning for retirement but feeling less than equipped to handle the job on your own? Are you wondering how to find a trustworthy financial advisor?

In today’s video, registered investment adviser and PBS MoneyTrack host Pam Krueger joins Margaret to explain the rule that sets fiduciary financial advisors apart from the rest. Read on to learn why working with one could be the best retirement decision you ever make! Read More

Afraid of Running Out of Cash After Retirement? We Have a Solution!
5 months ago

Afraid of Running Out of Cash After Retirement? We Have a Solution!

For many older women already or soon-to-be retired, money is an ongoing concern. Are the golden years you’ve long anticipated becoming tarnished with financial worries?

In today’s video discussion, investing expert and PBS Money Track host Pam Krueger shares three practical tips on how to tackle our fears head-on. If you’re ready to control your money worries instead of letting them control you, read on! Read More

Should Retirement Planning Be More About Your Legacy Than Your Bank Account?
5 months ago

Should Retirement Planning Be More About Your Legacy Than Your Bank Account?

In an ideal world, we’d all live out our retirement years with the money to meet our every need and enough left over to help our kids, grandkids or a cause we truly care about when we’re gone. But – as too many women over 60 have learned – retirement seldom works out the way we plan. Read More

The Painful Truth About Working While On Social Security
5 months ago

The Painful Truth About Working While On Social Security

Can you work and collect Social Security? The simple answer is yes. The more complicated answer is that you may not want to. Read More

How Rebalancing Your “Life Portfolio” Can Help You to Achieve Financial Success After 60
5 months ago

How Rebalancing Your “Life Portfolio” Can Help You to Achieve Financial Success After 60

There is no part of life that can be experienced in a vacuum. Each decision you make impacts other areas of your life. I know, for instance, that if I have a glass of wine, it will trigger a migraine, and I will be wiped out for three days which impacts my ability to exercise, play, and carry on relationships. Read More

5 Reasons Why Boomers Want to Work in Retirement
5 months ago

5 Reasons Why Boomers Want to Work in Retirement

If I asked you to provide some reasons as to why many Boomers want to continue working in retirement, the most frequent answer would be, “for the money.” I don’t doubt that is the main motive, but I would like to further unpack the issue of Boomers choosing not to stop working. Read More

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

Thinking of Downsizing? Here Are Some Tips to Sell Your Home Fast!
6 months ago

Thinking of Downsizing? Here Are Some Tips to Sell Your Home Fast!

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The well-dressed home sells fast and for top dollar.

The emergence of staging and makeover services around the country is dictating a need that has been crying out to be met. Read More