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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.

Where Did You Learn The Life Skill of Money Management? (VIDEO)
3 days 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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How to Make Money in Retirement by Sharing Your Passion for Health
2 weeks ago

How to Make Money in Retirement by Sharing Your Passion for Health

For most of my life I’ve been unemployable. That doesn’t mean I haven’t had jobs. I was a college language teacher for many years. That led to an opportunity to write textbooks – and I found that I loved the creativity of writing…
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How Do You Manage Your Emotions with Money?
2 weeks ago

How Do You Manage Your Emotions with Money?

The legendary Magellan mutual fund manager, Peter Lynch, once said, “Everyone has the brain power to make money in stocks. Not everyone has the stomach.” When it boils down to it, successful investing is both personal and emotional…
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What Is the State of Your Positive Intelligence?
3 weeks ago

What Is the State of Your Positive Intelligence?

You have likely heard of IQ (Intelligence Quotient, a test measuring intelligence relative to others) or EQ (Emotional Quotient, a measurement of the ability to identify and manage your emotions and the emotions of others). But have you heard of PQ?
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Why You Need to Be Ready to Take Over Your Family Finances
4 weeks ago

Why You Need to Be Ready to Take Over Your Family Finances

My husband didn’t expect to be diagnosed with esophageal cancer at age 34. I didn’t expect to become a widow at age 35. While it’s hard to call it a silver-lining, we were fortunate in that I was always our family’s breadwinner…
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Surprise! Divorced Spouses Can Get Social Security Benefits
4 weeks ago

Surprise! Divorced Spouses Can Get Social Security Benefits

Many women believe that they are not entitled to Social Security if they are divorced. The truth is you can get Social Security on your ex-spouse’s record, under certain circumstances, even if you have been divorced for many years…
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What Skills Will You Use in the Second Half of Life?
1 month ago

What Skills Will You Use in the Second Half of Life?

Have you thought about what kind of skills you want to carry with you into the second half of your life? Have you thought about the skills you wish to leave behind? Do you know the difference between your talents and skills?
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5 Reasons Why Boomers Want to Work in Retirement
1 month ago

5 Reasons Why Boomers Want to Work in Retirement

If I asked you to provide some reasons as to why many Boomers want to continue working in retirement, the most frequent answer would be, “for the money.” I don’t doubt that is the main motive, but I would like to further…
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The Magic (Pass)Words: It’s Not About Knowing, It’s About Doing (VIDEO)
1 month ago

The Magic (Pass)Words: It’s Not About Knowing, It’s About Doing (VIDEO)

How many passwords do you have to keep track of? Have you ever counted them? I stopped counting after I hit 200 (but I have two businesses so hopefully it’s not that many for everyone). I know it’s all for our own safety and security…
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How Rebalancing Your “Life Portfolio” Can Help You to Achieve Financial Success After 60
1 month ago

How Rebalancing Your “Life Portfolio” Can Help You to Achieve Financial Success After 60

There is no part of life that can be experienced in a vacuum. Each decision you make impacts other areas of your life. I know, for instance, that if I have a glass of wine, it will trigger a migraine, and I will be wiped out for three days…
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