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.

5 days ago

Yes, a Reverse Mortgage Can Be Life-Changing

It’s Christmas Day and Angela, 74, is sipping a cup of coffee in her son’s living room. A beautiful Christmas tree stands in the corner covered with ornaments and bright colorful lights. The room is filled with the warm and delicious smells…

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6 days ago

Planning to Travel Abroad? Here Are Important Financial Tips You Need to Know

Hooray!! You can finally take that trip abroad you’ve had to postpone for the past two years. Before you head to the airport, we want to share some important financial tips that will help you save money and avoid frustrating surprises after you arrive…

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2 weeks ago

Is a Bridge Job Right for You Before Retirement?

There was a time when I felt sure that I would continue working until age 70 or beyond. In fact, I often joked that one day I would simply resign from my job at the nursing home where I worked as an RN and move myself into the assisted living…

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2 weeks ago

Tough Career Ending? Bounce Back and Get Ready for Retirement!

I am not the only person I know in my 60s who had a bad work experience at the end of their career. One friend was in his hospital bed after cancer surgery when his boss told him he was being forced to retire. Another friend worked…

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2 weeks ago

Paying for Long-Term Care: The Life Insurance and Annuity Alternatives

Many people think about dedicated long-term care insurance as the only way insurance can pay for long-term care. However, life insurance and annuities provide alternatives also…

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3 weeks ago

I Took Control of My Financial Destiny in Retirement… You Can Too!

For years I thought I had my finances and investments figured out. I had a financial advisor and felt well taken care of. I was grateful to have this smart man advise me and manage my investments for my retirement. Whilst we never socialized…

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3 weeks ago

Starting an Encore Business? Chat with a Few Smart Millennials First

Human beings are naturally hard-wired to favor encounters and exchanges with like-minded people. This website is proof positive of that inclination and it makes sense. Who else but another 60-something might grasp all (or most) of life’s…

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4 weeks ago

Facing Ageism When Looking for Employment After 60? Don’t Stop Looking – Try Temping!

Many of us who are of a certain age find ourselves looking for new employment. The reasons are many and varied. What we all have in common though is the reaction we get when we apply for a new position…

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2 months ago

How to Decide on Taking Out a Payday Loan or Borrowing from Your 401(k)

Dealing with a financial mess can be difficult. But borrowing money from the wrong source can exacerbate the situation. When it comes to your 401(k) savings, your goal should be to let that money grow to have funds for retirement…

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2 months ago

The Financial Freebie Frenzy – or Do We Know How to Manage Our Money? (VIDEO)

Have you tried a tongue twister in a while? Try saying “financial freebie frenzy” three times fast! I am referring to all of the great attention the topic of financial literacy gets every April, which has been happening every year since 2004 when…

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