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.

3 weeks 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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4 weeks 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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4 weeks ago

Could a Side Hustle Gig Provide More Financial Peace of Mind in Your 60s?

Traditional jobs are no longer the sole source of income for many. According to a recent Bankrate study, more than 44 million Americans are engaged in some type of ‘side hustle’ income endeavor…

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1 month ago

How to Finance a Home Purchase with No Mortgage Payment

If you’re an American homeowner 62 or older, you can potentially finance a home purchase without a mortgage payment. How? With a home equity conversion mortgage, or HECM (often pronounced heck-um by industry insiders)…

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1 month ago

5 Ways to Discover Your Skills and Start a New Career After 50

You will be surprised how many opportunities you will have to showcase your unique skills during the job interview. These skills will help you to get hired. Thinking about this ahead of time will help you present a confident attitude and image…

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1 month ago

An Epidemic of Another Kind: Financial Illiteracy Among Young and Old

Quarantine. Lockdown. Shelter in place. Social distancing. Covid-19. Who heard of these terms before, or even knew what they meant – let alone were intentionally living them every day – until 2020!? Hopefully, going forward, none of us will spend…

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1 month ago

Why Widows Should Be Aware of These 4 Retirement Planning Considerations

Retirement planning for widows (and widowers) involves some unique aspects that must be considered in addition to the emotional grief and stress that comes with losing a spouse. There seems to be some correlation between times…

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2 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. Most of us don’t want to just sit in a porch rocking chair gazing at the sunset…

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2 months ago

10 Options to Consider If You Were Sold Permanent Life Insurance

Many of you might have purchased life insurance at some point because someone depended on you financially and you are a responsible person. But what if you were sold a permanent policy that you don’t need anymore, if you ever needed it…

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2 months ago

Do You Know Your Worth?

I actually hate that question. My first impression is that it implies my worth as a human being – regardless of my accomplishments – will rarely be enough. I read a Facebook post recently that struck a chord in me as a woman. It was in regard…

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