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.

2 weeks 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 more than 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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4 weeks 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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1 month ago

What to Do So Your Inheritance Does Not End Up in the Hands of the Other Woman

“Money does not change people, it unmasks them.” – Henry Ford. Most people do not enter a marriage with the idea of ending it. But almost half of marriages do end. Dennis and Meghan were married for almost 20 years and had two teens…

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3 months ago

6 Tips to Finding a Dream Retirement Destination with Your Spouse

Conversations around transitioning together and transitioning as individuals are critical prior to retirement. Most likely, the two of you have contributed to a financial plan for years on end. But have you considered an emotional plan?

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4 months ago

Planning for Retirement? Think About Time (and Not Just Money)

You’ve set a date. And the date is getting closer. We have wedding dates, baby due dates, vacation dates, closing dates, and moving dates. We prepare for all those things – we make lists, we shop, we prepare, we do paperwork. We do our homework…

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4 months ago

Why So Many People Do Not Want to Plan for Retirement

Why is it that so many people do not want to look at retirement seriously? It is said that people spend more time planning an overseas trip than they do retirement. Do we fear retirement? If so, what do we fear?

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5 months ago

The Retirement Expectations Exercise That You Need to Take with Your Partner

One easy step to avoid disappointment in your retirement expectations is to complete a simple but effective exercise I developed. All you need is a pen and paper. Answer the following questions, and if you have a significant other, have them also create his…

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5 months ago

9 Ways to Reduce Anxiety and Fear About the Transition to Retirement

I have been dealing with the topic of the transition to retirement for the past 25 years. I have come to the conclusion that retirement is not about an age or an amount of money; it is about when work – earning an income – becomes optional!

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6 months 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…

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6 months ago

5 Ways to Use Your Finances Toward a Flourishing Retirement

You have crossed over the proverbial finish line of retirement. You set your financial goals, and your financial advisor says you have the resources to sustain your income needs…

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