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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.

6 Retirement Planning Truths Recent Retirees Wish They Had Known in Their 50s (No-One Thinks About #3!)
4 days ago

6 Retirement Planning Truths Recent Retirees Wish They Had Known in Their 50s (No-One Thinks About #3!)

When we think about retirement planning, most of us have a big fat number in our minds – how much money have we saved? Or, not saved, as the situation may be. In reality, while saving for retirement is important, it is far from the only issue that we face in our 50s…
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Buy, Sell, or Hold When the World Is in a Crisis?
5 days ago

Buy, Sell, or Hold When the World Is in a Crisis?

This seems to be the question of the day from most anyone who has an investment portfolio and has watched it cave during the past month. Here are five thoughts and ideas to consider for managing…
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The Most Confronting Question to Answer 5 Years Before You Retire – And It’s Not About the Money!
1 week ago

The Most Confronting Question to Answer 5 Years Before You Retire – And It’s Not About the Money!

At 58 years of age, I confess that my career and business activities have been my major focus as I’ve worked alongside my husband to do my part to support the family, enjoy today…
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How to Save $300,000 for Retirement in 4-Weeks of Cleaning Bubble Gum
2 weeks ago

How to Save $300,000 for Retirement in 4-Weeks of Cleaning Bubble Gum

Imagine the following scenario. You are 57-years-old and have less than $10,000 saved for retirement. Realizing that you have less than a decade before “retirement age,” you decide that you are going to do “whatever it takes” (literally!) to get your retirement dreams back on track. So, you set out to find a part-time job with the intention of saving every penny of extra income. Read More

Stop! It’s Time to Challenge These 5 BIG Assumptions and Save More for Retirement
2 weeks ago

Stop! It’s Time to Challenge These 5 BIG Assumptions and Save More for Retirement

Are you still living in your oversized family home despite the fact that your kids have long ago flown the nest? Do you still own a car even though you no longer commute? Are you proudly proclaiming to the world that you are retiring soon and that you will never work again?
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4 Points of Retirement Planning You Need to Consider When Retiring Single
2 weeks ago

4 Points of Retirement Planning You Need to Consider When Retiring Single

Retirement planning for single people has its own unique set of challenges and opportunities. This is true whether you are a widow, divorced, or you never got married…
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Save $44,500 More for Retirement by Developing This One Simple Habit
2 weeks ago

Save $44,500 More for Retirement by Developing This One Simple Habit

Would you like to save $1,000s (or $1,000,000s if you start early enough) more for retirement? It’s actually easier than it sounds… and way more fun than giving up your …
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Let’s Plant a Money Tree! 5 Steps to Make Your Finances Bloom This Spring
3 weeks ago

Let’s Plant a Money Tree! 5 Steps to Make Your Finances Bloom This Spring

Spring is in the air. I am getting ready to start my outdoor gardening, and I know there is a lot of work to do before I will harvest the bounty. As I do this, I can’t help but feel that the same is true with our monetary lives. Read More

4 Reasons to Move to a Smaller Home in Your 60s (Most Forget #2!)
3 weeks ago

4 Reasons to Move to a Smaller Home in Your 60s (Most Forget #2!)

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Owning a home is an essential part of the American Dream. This is especially true for our generation, which grew up at a time when traditional family living, centered around the cozy home with a well-maintained lawn and a white picket fence, was idealized in magazines and on TV…
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Are You Dissing Your Dollars? Here’s How to Change Your Mindset About Money
4 weeks ago

Are You Dissing Your Dollars? Here’s How to Change Your Mindset About Money

Ladies, when you “dis” something you mentally degrade or put it down. This can hinder you from using your financial resources in retirement to fulfill your unique version of true wealth. Read More