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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.

5 Incredible Getaways that Cost $1,500 for a Month Stay! (You Won’t Want to Leave!)
1 day ago

5 Incredible Getaways that Cost $1,500 for a Month Stay! (You Won’t Want to Leave!)

Low costs… great weather… excellent healthcare for a steal. There are lots of benefits to giving overseas living a try. But what if you haven’t decided yet which overseas retirement haven you prefer? Or you don’t even know yet if this go-abroad strategy is for you?
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3 Financial Lessons Learned from a Faulty Fridge and How to Apply Them After 60
3 days ago

3 Financial Lessons Learned from a Faulty Fridge and How to Apply Them After 60

We came home from a weekend away to find a puddle of water in front of the fridge. Opening the door, I unscrewed my coconut milk and it smelled a bit off. The food in the freezer was cold, but completely unthawed…
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Should Retirement Planning Be More About Your Legacy Than Your Bank Account?
4 weeks ago

Should Retirement Planning Be More About Your Legacy Than Your Bank Account?

In an ideal world, we’d all live out our retirement years with the money to meet our every need and enough left over to help our kids, grandkids or a cause we truly care about when we’re gone. But – as too many women over 60 have learned – retirement seldom works out the way we plan. Read More

6 Ways to Make Your Retirement Savings Last Longer
2 months ago

6 Ways to Make Your Retirement Savings Last Longer

Women over 60 are facing a unique set of challenges as we enter the traditional “retirement” years. We are living longer than ever before, and we have more interests and life goals…
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Retiring Abroad? 5 Language Tips from My Chinese-Russian-German-English Speaking Son
2 months ago

Retiring Abroad? 5 Language Tips from My Chinese-Russian-German-English Speaking Son

When retiring abroad, isn’t it hard to learn the local language? This is one of the most common questions that I receive when I tell people about my decision to move to Switzerland. Read More

I’m Not Retiring… I Quit! How the Way You Leave Your Job Can Change Your Life
2 months ago

I’m Not Retiring… I Quit! How the Way You Leave Your Job Can Change Your Life

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At any other point in your career, telling your employer that you are quitting without a new job waiting for you is a big mistake. But, I’m here to tell you that there is something far worse than saying “I quit” and that is saying “I’m retiring.” Read More

4 Terrible Financial Mistakes Empty Nesters Make… and How to Fix Them
2 months ago

4 Terrible Financial Mistakes Empty Nesters Make… and How to Fix Them

This is a difficult article for me to write. After all, I’m not writing from a position of strength. Like many of the 1000s of baby boomer women I have talked to since starting Sixty and Me, I made all of the financial mistakes below. Read More

5 Ways to Take Charge of Your Financial Future After 60
2 months ago

5 Ways to Take Charge of Your Financial Future After 60

Women are more likely than men to underrate themselves when it comes to investing. Yet women are usually in charge of household budgets, are more willing to save for the long-term and are better bargain hunters. Read More

4 Benefits of Staying in Your Own Home a Little Longer – While Starting Your Next Tree
3 months ago

4 Benefits of Staying in Your Own Home a Little Longer – While Starting Your Next Tree

When I moved into my newly built home 10 years ago, the city planted small trees on the front lawns of most of the homes. While many homeowners got spindly young saplings, I was fortunate enough to get a tall…
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How to Make the Most of Your Money in Retirement by Wanting What You Have
3 months ago

How to Make the Most of Your Money in Retirement by Wanting What You Have

Retirement can usher in a variety of mixed emotions with our financial stability being at the top of our list of concerns. Who can we trust? How should we manage our money?  How can I feel financially secure?

Join in our discussion as we ask these questions and more to financial expert Pam Krueger who has some great advice for women in retirement. Enjoy the show! Read More