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Managing Money in Retirement

No matter how much you have saved, managing money in retirement is critically important. Let’s talk about how to make your Social Security and pension money last longer.

What is the Real Difference Between Fiduciary Advisors and Other Financial Advisors?
51 mins ago

What is the Real Difference Between Fiduciary Advisors and Other Financial Advisors?

Have you ever wanted to contact an investment or financial advisor but didn’t know where to start? What is the difference between a fiduciary advisor and an investment advisor?
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5 Simple Tips for Finding Financial Freedom after 60 from a Former Stockbroker
3 days ago

5 Simple Tips for Finding Financial Freedom after 60 from a Former Stockbroker

I wasn’t old enough to rent a car, but in my early 20s a major brokerage firm recruited me to become a stockbroker. I was excited until I figured out that I’d just committed to a career of telemarketing.
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Your 3 Top Reverse Mortgage Questions Answered
4 days ago

Your 3 Top Reverse Mortgage Questions Answered

Financial independence is among the main concerns of retirees. Many of us worry about outliving our savings and seek options to maintain a steady income stream…
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Using Credit in Retirement… the Good, the Bad, and the Ugly
5 days ago

Using Credit in Retirement… the Good, the Bad, and the Ugly

In retirement, you’re likely to miss certain aspects of your working life that you’re no longer able to do as much. One of them is using credit. You might be wondering…
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Want to Add to Your Retirement Income by Renting a Property? Read These 5 Tips First!
1 week ago

Want to Add to Your Retirement Income by Renting a Property? Read These 5 Tips First!

No one wants to work forever. But leaving a job that provides a steady paycheck can be scary. However, if you have money arriving every month from multiple sources, retirement can seem a little less nerve-wracking. Read More

9 Tricks to Help You Manage Your Finances for the First Time After 60
2 weeks 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. Read More

4 Ways to Get Naked with Your Money – Wrinkles, Bulges, and All!
4 months ago

4 Ways to Get Naked with Your Money – Wrinkles, Bulges, and All!

Financial intimacy changes as we age, and I want to do it with dignity and grace! In our early years, Mark and I became financially intimate through sharing our financial history. Read More

Ready to Save More Money While Helping to Save the Environment? Here’s One Way to Do It!
4 months ago

Ready to Save More Money While Helping to Save the Environment? Here’s One Way to Do It!

What 60+ year-old woman doesn’t love saving money? I am first in line for the after Christmas sales. Clearance sales? I am there. It really bothers me when I have to pay full price for anything. Where am I going with this?
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9 Rights You Have When Seeking Financial Advice in Retirement
5 months ago

9 Rights You Have When Seeking Financial Advice in Retirement

The need for financial literacy does not end when you cross over the “retirement” line. In fact, it becomes imperative that you look at income planning as the foundation of building the life you want past that point. Read More

Retirement Savings Looking a Little Light? Here’s How to Have the Last Laugh
5 months ago

Retirement Savings Looking a Little Light? Here’s How to Have the Last Laugh

Realizing that you haven’t saved enough for retirement is one of the worst experiences in the world. You worry about how you will support yourself in retirement. You start to fear getting sick in your old age. You may even start to suffer from feelings of guilt or regret as you look back at all of the bad financial decisions that you made in your life. Read More