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Feeling Like “When It Rains, It Pours” When It Comes to Loss?

By Marie Burns June 20, 2023

I don’t feel like there is a magic age, but eventually, we realise how short life really is. Maybe it’s just more of an awareness as we keep journeying through these milestone “new decade” birthdays, like turning 60. We are halfway through this year…

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Finding Financial Harmony in Wedding Season

By Marie Burns June 03, 2023

In my mind, Spring marks the beginning of wedding season. Although realistically I know weddings can be any month of the year. I remember in 2020, I was talking to a wedding venue owner here in Arizona and asking how he could possibly…

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Why Life Over 60 Works Better Without Clutter

By Karen Kingston November 23, 2022

How would you feel if a relative or friend died, leaving a house full of clutter behind them, and it fell to you to sort it all out? Unfortunately, this situation is very common. I often meet people who have toiled for months, or even years…

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Why a Reverse Mortgage is Part of My Retirement Plan

By Mike Roberts May 18, 2022

If you’re like many people, you may be surprised that I’ve included a reverse mortgage in my retirement plan. After all, aren’t reverse mortgages just for broke and desperate people? Aren’t they just a loan of last resort for those with no other options? 

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Top 3 Money Remodel Tips BEFORE Marriage

By Marie Burns February 13, 2022

Call it money issues, financial trouble, money stress, or financial disagreements, they are all red flags in a long-term relationship if they are not resolved. Money is often one of the top reasons for divorce. So, acting on financial conversations…

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How About a Money Remodel?

By Marie Burns January 24, 2022

New year, new start, new way to do something, a new opportunity to improve your life… at least that’s how we often start the new year, right? Take advantage of those good intentions to get yourself headed in the right direction, whether it’s related…

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The Financial Side of Caregiving

By Marie Burns September 30, 2021

Rosalynn Carter said it first, and I think said it best: “There are only four kinds of people in the world: those who have been caregivers, those who are currently caregivers, those who will be caregivers, and those who will need caregivers.”

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How to Continue to Feel Relevant as a Woman Over 60

By Elaine Ambrose August 07, 2021

A tragic reality occurs when women reach the age of 60. Suddenly we become invisible and irrelevant to the rest of the world. To retain some dignity and purpose, it’s only appropriate to forget the crowing roosters and establish…

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Divorce: The Hard Way or The Easy Way

By Stan Corey October 28, 2020

As expected, another casualty of the pandemic is that many couples are finding it challenging to be confined with their significant other without creating many opportunities for conflict. The end result is that the divorce rate in 2020…

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Identity Safety After 60: Fighting Aging Stereotypes and Starting Conversations

By Becki Cohn-Vargas September 24, 2020

When you hear the term “identity safety,” what do you think? In a casual conversation at the bank, I told a man that my dissertation was on the topic of identity safety. “Oh” he replied “I work on that too, I am in the security industry, fighting identity theft.” Read More