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.

4 days ago

Ready to Save More Money While Helping to Save the Environment? Here’s One Way to Do It!

What 60-plus year old woman doesn’t love saving money? I am first in line for the after Christmas sales. Clearance sales? I am there. It really bothers me when I have to pay full price for anything. Where am I going with this? Most people know by now.

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2 weeks ago

60 Creative Ways to Make Money in Retirement

Last year, I asked the women in our community how they make money in retirement. Their answers were amazing and showed just how creative our generation has become when it comes to supplementing our income in the best years of our lives…

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3 weeks ago

4 Important Factors You Need to Consider Before You Start Investing

Investing involves putting your money at risk with the prospect of earning a return higher than what is offered in a bank account. Many people have beliefs about investing before they experience investing themselves, as a result of conditioning from childhood…

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3 weeks ago

6 Unusual Retirement Gift Ideas for Women

If you’re looking for unusual retirement gift ideas for women, I have you covered! Of course, the classic idea of a retirement gift is the “gold watch,” given by companies to retiring employees after decades of faithful service…

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4 weeks ago

Do You Really Need $1 Million to Retire? Maybe Not!

Women in their 60s are increasingly questioning if it makes sense to continue working. For a variety of reasons, including an increased focus on what’s most important in life, work is sliding down the list of priorities. With the help from stock…

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4 weeks ago

Misunderstandings About the Financial Power of Attorney Document

Do you know if your financial power of attorney document is a “springing” or an “immediate” authorization? Do you know what your bank or retirement account custodian would require if your financial power of attorney agent needed to transact…

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4 weeks ago

5 Ways to Tell if You Are Being Too Financially Generous with Your Adult Children

The U.S. economy expanded 1.6 percent in the first three months of 2021, compared with 1.1 percent in the final quarter of 2020. The economy shook off some of the lingering effects of the pandemic as consumers started spending again…

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1 month ago

The Art of War: Advice for Older Women in Business

“Business is war.” So says Kevin O’Leary, billionaire businessman and regular participant in the wildly successful U.S. TV program Shark Tank. About 25 hundred years ago, the Chinese sage Sun Tzu (pronounced “SUN Zuh”) wrote a classic military text…

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2 months ago

4 Initial Questions to Ask a Financial Planner (VIDEO)

When it comes to your finances, you’re at a point in life where you may have more money saved than ever before, and your working years are primarily (or entirely) behind you. That can be a big mindset shift. Because of that, you may be considering working…

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2 months ago

6 Useful Networking Groups for Women Over 60

In many ways, networking was simpler before computers and the Internet. We met like-minded people face to face, and job hunting involved a personal exchange with a recruiter. Remember paper resumes? We joined interest groups and shared…

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