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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.

Need a Job During the Lockdown? Why Not Consider Farm Work?
3 weeks ago

Need a Job During the Lockdown? Why Not Consider Farm Work?

If you were looking for work when the lockdown began or have since lost your job, then you may be concerned about navigating the job market during these unprecedented times…
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How to Negotiate in Everyday Life So You Can Save More and Retire Richer (My Top 6 Tips!)
4 weeks ago

How to Negotiate in Everyday Life So You Can Save More and Retire Richer (My Top 6 Tips!)

In a previous article, I gave a simple example of how learning how to negotiate could help you to save an additional $44,500 for retirement. In fact, I argued that …
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How to Crush an Overdraft Fee in Under 5-Minutes… I Did it and You Can Too!
1 month ago

How to Crush an Overdraft Fee in Under 5-Minutes… I Did it and You Can Too!

No matter how much money we make, most of us go through life without really ever getting control of our finances. While we are building our careers, we worry more about increasing our income than decreasing our costs…
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Ladies, Let’s Do Our Dollars Differently!
1 month ago

Ladies, Let’s Do Our Dollars Differently!

Daffodils and crocuses are pushing their way through the hard packed earth. Spring will be here in its full glory! While we don’t know when the Coronavirus “winter” will abate, it will…
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Are You Among the Lucky Ones in the Pandemic? 7 Ideas to Pass on Your Government Issued Stimulus Fund
1 month ago

Are You Among the Lucky Ones in the Pandemic? 7 Ideas to Pass on Your Government Issued Stimulus Fund

My husband and I are coping well as we stay at home during the pandemic. We’re actually enjoying this break from our usual busy schedules, starting each day with a morning walk with a few neighbors…
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3 Reasons to Rent Your Home on Airbnb in Retirement (No-One Thinks of #2!)
1 month ago

3 Reasons to Rent Your Home on Airbnb in Retirement (No-One Thinks of #2!)

Airbnb’s shift to older demographics makes great business sense. After all, it’s no secret that Millennials are struggling to get onto the property ladder. If Airbnb wants to grow, it will need to convince new groups – from parents to grandparents to let strangers into their homes…
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How Selling Your Car When You Retire Could Give You $70K When You Need it Most
1 month ago

How Selling Your Car When You Retire Could Give You $70K When You Need it Most

When I ask people in their 60s what they are most looking forward to in retirement, you would be surprised by the number that say, “Not having to commute!” As someone who spent 2 hours a day traveling between Seattle and Redmond, I totally…
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10 Options to Consider If You Were Sold Permanent Life Insurance
2 months ago

10 Options to Consider If You Were Sold Permanent Life Insurance

Many of you might have purchased life insurance at some point because someone depended on you financially and you are a responsible person…
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How to Make Extra Money FAST in Retirement ($100-500 More Per Month, Without Working!)
2 months ago

How to Make Extra Money FAST in Retirement ($100-500 More Per Month, Without Working!)

So, you’ve retired. Congratulations! All that’s left to do now is to book a tee time and sit in front of your pool with a glass of champagne in one hand and the Sunday Times in the other. Yeah right! Unless you are one of the “lucky” few who have saved millions…
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Let Your Gut be Your Guide when Trusting a Financial Advisor to Care for Sudden Money
2 months ago

Let Your Gut be Your Guide when Trusting a Financial Advisor to Care for Sudden Money

My friend Mary’s husband died unexpectedly, leaving her to raise their five-year-old son and tend to a generous life insurance settlement, while learning to navigate life without her mate…
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