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Managing Money

Managing your money in retirement is just as important as making it. Money gives us the ability to live a good life and maintain a healthy lifestyle. Let’s explore the world of encore careers, jobs for seniors and small business success.

It Happens to All of Us, But Most of Us Don’t Plan for It
6 days ago

It Happens to All of Us, But Most of Us Don’t Plan for It

What are the odds of getting hit by a bus? 1 in 495,000. Not happening to me, right? But what are the odds that you’re going to die someday? Exactly. I always say this topic is about WHEN not IF something happens and you are no longer…
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9 Fun Part-Time Jobs for Retirees that Anyone Can Do
1 week ago

9 Fun Part-Time Jobs for Retirees that Anyone Can Do

Women over 60 are no strangers to hard work. Most of us have worked all our lives, whether it’s at a full-time job or caring for children or for aging parents. But as we approach retirement age, many older women are starting to think about…
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7 Considerations When Getting a Divorce Later in Life?
2 weeks ago

7 Considerations When Getting a Divorce Later in Life?

Susan and David, in their 60s, had a tumultuous marriage that lasted for 40 years. They faced more than their share of challenges. Building a new business in a new country when they arrived in the US as newlyweds was one of them. While the business…
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How to Market Your Hobby Turned Business After 60
2 weeks ago

How to Market Your Hobby Turned Business After 60

Now that you have decided to start your little business selling your products, it is time to address how you are going to set up your marketing plan. Up till now, you have been doing your hobby for fun and perhaps selling a few items…
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What to Do When Facing Financial Goobblygook
3 weeks ago

What to Do When Facing Financial Goobblygook

If you’ve ever interviewed a financial ‘adviser’ and asked the questions about financial planning, how they manage money, investment returns, and their fees during an initial introductory meeting, you very likely heard a lot of terminology…
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The Ideal Reverse Mortgage Candidate, Part 2
3 weeks ago

The Ideal Reverse Mortgage Candidate, Part 2

According to The Street, the number of American homeowners over 65 with mortgage debt is up nearly 60% in the last decade. Though mortgage rates have fallen significantly in the last 10 years, home price appreciation has dramatically…
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What Does Breathing Have to Do with Money?
1 month ago

What Does Breathing Have to Do with Money?

“Take a deep breath!” That was probably a common phrase that was used when we were younger if we were upset about something. Or we might have been told to “calm down, count to 10” or “walk it off.” Who knew this age-old advice…
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Tips for Finding a Job After 60
1 month ago

Tips for Finding a Job After 60

Many people are working well beyond the traditional retirement age, partly out of necessity and partly because they still want to contribute and are not ready to retire. Whether you’ve been laid off, you’re retired and looking…
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Questions to Ask When Interviewing a Financial Advisor
1 month ago

Questions to Ask When Interviewing a Financial Advisor

One of the most important decisions you will make is choosing your financial advisor. A financial advisor generally manages your money and provides financial guidance at critical life moments, so they can help shape your life situation…
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Financially, Millennials Have More in Common with Their Grandparents Than Us!
1 month ago

Financially, Millennials Have More in Common with Their Grandparents Than Us!

Our attitudes toward the important things in life – relationships, money, and careers – are shaped by the experiences we have in our youth. The Millennial generation – our kids, in other words – are demonstrating this in their attitudes…
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