Retirement Planning

Retirement planning isn't just about saving money. It's also about making sure that you have the skills, passive income and passions to get the most from life after retirement.

1 month ago

Is Your “Who Get’s What” in Writing?

Have you ever had a goal you couldn’t seem to get accomplished, but then when there was a special event added to the calendar, it somehow got done? Losing weight before a wedding, completing a home project before company comes to stay…

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2 months ago

Navigating the Transition to Retirement in the 3 Most Emotional Categories

One of the most difficult and emotional times in our lives is making the transition to retirement. Sure, all of the ads make us think of freedom, buying a vineyard, going sailing or hitting the road in a Winnebago! The reality is that although some may be able…

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2 months ago

What Are the Best Places to Retire for Single Women Over 60?

If, like me, you are a single woman in 60s and beyond, you may be thinking about the best places to retire. Perhaps you are looking for a country with a lower cost of living so that you can make your retirement income stretch farther…

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2 months ago

How to Pay Off Debt FAST in Your 60s… from a Woman Who Paid Off $150,000 in 10 Years

When it comes to financial security, Baby Boomers are somewhat of a mystery. On the one hand, we are often called “The richest generation of all time.” On the other hand, even after decades in the workforce, we still carry the second highest level of debt…

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3 months ago

How Positive Financial Thinking Can Help You to Get More from Retirement

We miss the profound depth to financial thriving when we focus solely on getting better rates of return, maximizing Social Security, mitigating risk, diversifying assets or addressing draw down rates – the traditional talk of financial advisors…

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3 months ago

6 Unusual Retirement Gift Ideas for Women

If you’re looking for unusual retirement gift ideas for women, I have you covered! Of course, the classic idea of a retirement gift is the “gold watch,” given by companies to retiring employees after decades of faithful service…

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4 months ago

3 Things to Remember When Taking the First Step Towards Retirement

I’m learning each day to look forward to what is coming as I stand where I am today. Being present in my life right here and now has created an appreciation for all that I have and an eagerness for what is yet to come. Every change I make…

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4 months ago

8 Ways to Declare Your Financial Freedom When the Clock Strikes 55

Ladies, as we celebrated the freedoms of our nation on July 4, I encourage you to look at how to create financial freedom in your life. Money is a tool to be used creatively and constructively to build families and communities. Your self-worth is not your net-worth…

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7 months ago

How Long Should You Keep Personal and Financial Documents?

If you are like many of us and recently found yourself sorting through numerous documents to find papers needed for your tax return, then you may be ready to get organized. Finding all the documents our accountant needs in order to prepare…

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7 months ago

Top 10 Things to Do Before Retiring

In many ways, retirement feels like crossing the finish line of a very long race. It’s the milestone that we all work towards throughout our careers. But it’s important not to retire too early. Doing so could make it difficult to enjoy your newfound freedom…

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