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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.

2 Unexpected Risks of Reverse Mortgages (And How to Avoid Them!)
3 weeks ago

2 Unexpected Risks of Reverse Mortgages (And How to Avoid Them!)

A reverse mortgage can prove to be tricky if we do not have a good grasp of what it is and how it works. It has been touted in advertisements…
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4 Money Mistakes Most People Make in the Year Before Retirement and How to Avoid Them
4 weeks ago

4 Money Mistakes Most People Make in the Year Before Retirement and How to Avoid Them

When it comes to our finances, most people don’t want to face the facts and they avoid talking about money and what to do with it, but when it comes to retirement, not only do many people avoid talking about it…
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3 Mistakes that Can Impact Your Social Security Benefits (#2 is Really Painful!)
1 month ago

3 Mistakes that Can Impact Your Social Security Benefits (#2 is Really Painful!)

Do you feel as if Social Security is one of the last things you need to think about? Are you nearing retirement and you’re wondering just when you should apply for those benefits? The majority of Social Security strategy is all about timing. This is especially true for divorcees…
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3 Things Most Couples Don’t Know About Social Security Spousal Benefits (But Should!)
1 month ago

3 Things Most Couples Don’t Know About Social Security Spousal Benefits (But Should!)

Social security is among the issues many people become interested in as they push retirement. This is because it is critical to the financial security of retirees…
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What is the Real Difference Between Fiduciary Advisors and Other Financial Advisors?
1 month 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
1 month 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
1 month 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
1 month 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 month 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 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. Read More