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.

1 month ago

How to Stay Fresh in Your Encore Career

There’s an old expression that seasoned college professors like to invoke about teaching: “The first year you get it wrong. The second year you fix it. And the third year you’re bored.” As I settle into my third year running my…

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1 month ago

Working with the Experts: Dos and Don’ts

Whether you are in need of a new mechanic, dentist, or hairdresser, your main priority is to find someone you can trust to meet your needs reasonably. The same holds true for seeking financial experts like a tax advisor, estate planning…

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1 month ago

Can I Turn My Passion into a Viable Business?

Women are living longer than ever and are remaining vital into advanced old age. As a result, it is possible that we will outlive our significant others and our savings or will need to supplement our retirement income. Additionally, many of us who have aged…

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2 months ago

Year-End Tax Tips That Can Save You Money (VIDEO)

As 2021 comes to an end, it’s an excellent time to review your finances for any tax moves that might benefit you. This time of year might be busy with seasonal events and other deadlines, but some opportunities come with an expiration date…

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2 months ago

Is it Time to Declutter Your Finances? (VIDEO)

You may have heard the acronym K.I.S.S. which stands for Keep It Super Simple (or is it Keep It Simple Stupid?). Simplifying, decluttering, downsizing, uncomplicating (is that a word!?!) are all referring to great advice, in my opinion, to clarify the situation…

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3 months ago

Embracing a Career Change as a Second-Act Entrepreneur

These days it is not uncommon to make a career change mid-life. Many people in their 50s – and even into their 60s – are asking themselves, “What do I want to be when I grow up?” The numbers of those 60+ having to continue…

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3 months ago

5 IRA Strategies and Mistakes You Need to Know

IRAs, or individual retirement accounts, are tax-deferred investment accounts. You can either fund them directly, assuming you otherwise qualify, or use them to rollover 401k/403b funds. For this reason, these accounts…

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3 months ago

10 Things to Consider if You Need a Revocable Trust

In October, National Estate Planning Awareness Month, I spoke with an estate planning attorney, Amanda Pyper Ruiz at Same Day Wills, who shared some great tips and things to think about when considering the will vs trust question…

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3 months ago

Why It’s Good to Keep Boring Investments

When it comes to your finances and investments, sometimes it makes sense to keep things relatively uninteresting. That’s not to say you can’t pursue some entertainment and growth with a portion of your holdings. Still, it’s wise to consider the potential risks…

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3 months ago

5 Things You Need to Know About Life Settlements

With a life settlement you sell your life insurance for cash that can be used and enjoyed while you’re alive. Most people misunderstand and misrepresent life settlements. By relying on incorrect information, you could hinder your ability to pursue…

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