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Retirement planning isn’t just about money. At the same time, money helps! Let’s explore the world of encore careers, jobs for seniors and small business success.

Baking a Better Business After 50: Embrace the Challenge to Rebuild Your Website
2 months ago

Baking a Better Business After 50: Embrace the Challenge to Rebuild Your Website

Are you naturally inquisitive? Do you love to learn? I certainly do. From my perspective, it makes life much more interesting. Health experts are currently telling us that learning something new every day, whatever our age, keeps us healthy…
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Turning Retirement Savings Upside Down
2 months ago

Turning Retirement Savings Upside Down

You have spent years learning about how to “save” for retirement. Save first, spend later. Dollar Cost Averaging. Asset allocation and rebalancing. In the United States, you have put money into your IRA, or your employer…
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Why I Choose to Pay It Forward in the Work World
2 months ago

Why I Choose to Pay It Forward in the Work World

I got a call the other day from a friend who’s looking to change careers in midlife. Knowing that I was a fellow traveler, she wanted to set up a time for us to talk so that I could give her some advice. I probably get a call…
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Are You Expecting Your Man to Be Your Financial Plan?
2 months ago

Are You Expecting Your Man to Be Your Financial Plan?

If you had to choose one word to describe what money means to you, what would that word be? Survival, security, love, power, independence, or something else? Whatever word you identified is the result of years of experiences…
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7 Things Women Need to Know About Money
2 months ago

7 Things Women Need to Know About Money

We all know that men think differently, and this includes all areas of life. Including money. Here’s a real life example: Jack and Sarah went in to see their banker. Jack stated that he wanted the mortgage paid off in five years and asked…
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11 Essential Things to Consider Before Starting a Business in Your 60s
2 months ago

11 Essential Things to Consider Before Starting a Business in Your 60s

Many people hope to own their own business, but very few do. In addition, women around the world are hesitant to become entrepreneurs because they feel they lack confidence and resources. A successful European…
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6 Ways to Utilize Tax-Smart Charitable Giving
2 months ago

6 Ways to Utilize Tax-Smart Charitable Giving

Charitable giving often conjures up images of the uber-wealthy creating foundations and complex trusts. While this is certainly true, a lot of people without millions regularly give money to the causes they support…
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10 Ways to Avoid Embarrassing Mistakes in Your Emails
2 months ago

10 Ways to Avoid Embarrassing Mistakes in Your Emails

Have you ever written an email, clicked send, and then found an embarrassing mistake? Often, you don’t see that misspelled word or insensitive phrasing until it’s too late, right? Read More

10 Tips for Preparing for Retirement and Defeating the “Money Worry” Gene
2 months ago

10 Tips for Preparing for Retirement and Defeating the “Money Worry” Gene

We all have chromosomes (DNA) that are encoded with our genes in every cell in our body. There are 22 pairs of chromosomes that determine everything from the color of our hair and eyes to our ancestry and mental abilities. Read More

9 Practical Tips on How to Self-Publish a Book for Free
2 months ago

9 Practical Tips on How to Self-Publish a Book for Free

My friend, Tom, managed to self-publish his book for free. I, unfortunately, did not. In this article, I’ll reveal how he did it as well as how much I spent to arrive at the same destination – published author. Read More