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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.

The Older Entrepreneur: Is It Ever Too Late?
1 week ago

The Older Entrepreneur: Is It Ever Too Late?

Is it ever too late to start a business? The data shows that the highest rate of entrepreneurship worldwide is in the 55-64 age group and the over-50 age group is twice as likely to be successful. Sometimes people newly retiring from a fast-paced career find retirement…
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Checklist: Loaning Money to Friends and Family
1 week ago

Checklist: Loaning Money to Friends and Family

Sometimes you can become an “expert” in an area of life by learning from the School of Hard Knocks versus a real brick and mortar educational institution. That is the case with my topic this month as I share some healthy advice about loaning money to family…
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Perceived Value and Why It Is Important to Those After 50
1 week ago

Perceived Value and Why It Is Important to Those After 50

Perceived value, by definition, is a consumer’s perception of the value of a product or service and its ability to meet their needs. Every day, in my various blogging groups, I hear from women who are hesitant to charge for the goods or services they create…
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Crucial Retirement Milestones in Your 60s (VIDEO)
3 weeks ago

Crucial Retirement Milestones in Your 60s (VIDEO)

As you navigate your 60s, you have several critical retirement planning milestones to work through. While that may be intimidating, the tasks are all manageable, especially if you give yourself plenty of time to learn about your options…
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Have You Inventoried your “What Ifs”? (VIDEO)
4 weeks ago

Have You Inventoried your “What Ifs”? (VIDEO)

Do you ever find yourself asking these important life questions: What if my spouse or I die prematurely? What if one of us becomes disabled during our working years and is unable to work again? What if one of us needs long-term care in retirement?

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How Long Should You Keep Personal and Financial Documents?
1 month ago

How Long Should You Keep Personal and Financial Documents?

If you are like many of us and recently found yourself sorting through numerous documents to find papers needed for your tax return, then you may be ready to get organized. Finding all the documents our accountant needs in order to prepare…
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5 Annoying Situations for Freelancers and Small Business Owners and How to Respond to Them
1 month ago

5 Annoying Situations for Freelancers and Small Business Owners and How to Respond to Them

Along with the benefits of being a freelancer, or running your own small business, come some aggravating problems. These hassles will occasionally occur, so you should be ready for them. Here are my solutions to the most common issues…
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What Motherly Advice Did You Receive About Money?
1 month ago

What Motherly Advice Did You Receive About Money?

In the month of Mother’s Day, it is appropriate to think about and appreciate mothers as well as other women who play important roles in our lives. Women we admire have had an impact on us in many ways. I was in a women’s group discussion…
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What Does Your Financial Health Depend On?(VIDEO)
2 months ago

What Does Your Financial Health Depend On?(VIDEO)

When articles or discussions center around the question, “do you know your number,” they are usually referring to your retirement nest egg value. Specifically, how much do you need to have stashed away before you can retire and not have to worry about…
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Where Did You Learn The Life Skill of Money Management? (VIDEO)
2 months ago

Where Did You Learn The Life Skill of Money Management? (VIDEO)

Who did you learn from about money and personal finance in your life? Parents or grandparents? School? Or no one, aka the School of Hard Knocks? April is National Financial Literacy Awareness month in the United States, so it’s the perfect time…
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