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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.

9 Tricks to Help You Manage Your Finances for the First Time After 60
3 months ago

9 Tricks to Help You Manage Your Finances for the First Time After 60

The days of one spouse taking charge of the family finances are long gone, right? I wish that was the case. Over the years, I’ve edited a number of books aimed at helping women master the basics of personal finance and investing…
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4 Things I Learned About the Word Widow
4 months ago

4 Things I Learned About the Word Widow

I wish we had a different word to use here in the United States for our “status” after we lose a spouse other than the word “widow.” It’s the only box you can check on forms you need to fill out afterwards at the bank, doctor’s office, dentist…
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5 Tips for Professional Reinvention After 60
4 months ago

5 Tips for Professional Reinvention After 60

What’s lovely about dipping in and out of the job market is that you always learn something new each time. In my current process of professional reinvention, I’ve picked up some new tips that have really served me well…
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Do You Have “Enjoy Life” on Your Checklist?
4 months ago

Do You Have “Enjoy Life” on Your Checklist?

Checklists are more powerful than you might think. Research is definitely convincing on the merits of using checklists. They help you focus and accomplish goals, one small task at a time. They train your brain to be more productive…
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5 Simple Steps to Protect Your Job if You Have a Disability
4 months ago

5 Simple Steps to Protect Your Job if You Have a Disability

It would be nice if turning 60 meant more time to focus on home décor, dating, personal style, new and delicious recipes, investing opportunities, retirement, travel, or the latest makeup tips. But for many women, turning 60 means…
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3 Reasons to Talk with Your Adult Children About Your Estate
5 months ago

3 Reasons to Talk with Your Adult Children About Your Estate

Most baby boomers were taught that financial affairs are private matters, and you should not talk with your kids about your money situation. In most circumstances, keeping estate matters private is prudent. However, when it comes…
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It Happens to All of Us, But Most of Us Don’t Plan for It
5 months ago

It Happens to All of Us, But Most of Us Don’t Plan for It

What are the odds of getting hit by a bus? 1 in 495,000. Not happening to me, right? But what are the odds that you’re going to die someday? Exactly. I always say this topic is about WHEN not IF something happens and you are no longer…
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9 Fun Part-Time Jobs for Retirees that Anyone Can Do
5 months ago

9 Fun Part-Time Jobs for Retirees that Anyone Can Do

Women over 60 are no strangers to hard work. Most of us have worked all our lives, whether it’s at a full-time job or caring for children or for aging parents. But as we approach retirement age, many older women are starting to think about…
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7 Considerations When Getting a Divorce Later in Life?
5 months ago

7 Considerations When Getting a Divorce Later in Life?

Susan and David, in their 60s, had a tumultuous marriage that lasted for 40 years. They faced more than their share of challenges. Building a new business in a new country when they arrived in the US as newlyweds was one of them. While the business…
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How to Market Your Hobby Turned Business After 60
5 months ago

How to Market Your Hobby Turned Business After 60

Now that you have decided to start your little business selling your products, it is time to address how you are going to set up your marketing plan. Up till now, you have been doing your hobby for fun and perhaps selling a few items…
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