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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.

8 months ago

Money Market Account or Money Market Fund?

What’s the difference between a money market account and a money market fund, you ask. Aren’t they the same? The answer is “no” and, depending on your situation, you may want to use one, the other, or both. Let’s take a deeper look…

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8 months ago

Would You Set Up a New Business in Your 60s?

Our parents were usually ready for retirement as they reached their 60s. Our generation, however, seems intent on living life to the fullest – and even setting up new business ventures! Those of us who have done exactly…

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8 months ago

How Can Annuities Help You Manage Your Finances in 2023?

Saving for retirement is crucial if you want to be financially secure in your later years. But because of the economy and the fact that more men than women work, many women do not have enough money saved for retirement…

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8 months ago

After Heartbreak, New Widows Must Revisit Their Finances

I was devastated. A few days before I turned 60, I was suddenly a widow. But really, I was typical. Surprisingly, the average age at which a wife becomes a widow is 59.4. About 1 million women a year in the U.S. experience what may be the most stressful event…

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8 months ago

A New Kind of Exercise: For Your Money Muscles

Oh, if we had only known then what we know now! We can say that about many things in life. August is Wellness Month, so I want to share some thoughts and a challenge for you about financial wellness. It’s a topic we have yet to embrace…

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8 months ago

5 Things NOT to Do When Starting a Business After 60

Despite my long career in business, I suffered a major case of entrepreneurial amnesia. All the good advice I gave clients during my 35-year business career flew out the window when I started my own business. Let me prevent you…

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8 months ago

Have You Wondered Where You Can Invest? Let’s Look at the Options

Do you want to know your options for investing to reach your long-term goals? Remember that investing is only appropriate if your living expenses are covered, your debt is under control, and you have built an emergency fund. After that it may be time…

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8 months ago

Giving Your Money Away (To Your Kids)

I have just handed a small fortune to my offspring to help them to buy properties and, in one case, to contribute towards IVF treatment. We all do it, if we are in a position to, of course. My mother was the same: she was generous to me…

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9 months ago

Are You a Failed Retiree? Check Out These 5 Fun and Profitable Business Ideas

Oh, blissful retirement! Is it a reality or is it a myth? You planned it all out – endless vacations, hobbies you finally have time for, and no alarms ringing at the crack of dawn. And voila! You finally retire! But instead of relaxation and joy, you find restlessness…

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9 months ago

8 In-Demand Work-from-Home Online Jobs for Older Women

There are many in-demand work-from-home online jobs that are suitable for older women. These jobs often offer flexibility and the ability to work remotely. Remember to explore each option further, consider your skills and interests…

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