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Retirement planning isn’t just about money. At the same time, money helps! Let’s explore the world of encore careers, jobs for seniors and small business success.

Going Back to Work as a Mature Woman Gives Me 4 Things I Never Had When I Was Younger
4 days ago

Going Back to Work as a Mature Woman Gives Me 4 Things I Never Had When I Was Younger

As I gathered my briefcase, purse, and lunch from my car and headed up to my office this morning, I remembered I’d be welcoming a new co-worker today. She comes from another campus…
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A Different Approach to Finances After 60: How Best to Leave This World vs What to Get from This World
5 days ago

A Different Approach to Finances After 60: How Best to Leave This World vs What to Get from This World

Five years ago, we had a group of friends, most of whom were high achievers, over for dinner. Amongst our guests was a client, who had returned to Canada after working as a director at a hospice in California…
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6 Ways for an Older Woman to Become a Successful Entrepreneur
1 week ago

6 Ways for an Older Woman to Become a Successful Entrepreneur

The numbers coming from the U.S. point to a rise in the number of entrepreneurs aged 55 to 64. Research by the Kauffman Foundation on entrepreneurship indicates an increase from 15% in 1997 to 26% in 2015. Read More

4 Terrible Financial Mistakes Empty Nesters Make… and How to Fix Them
3 weeks 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 Reasons More Boomers Are Working in Retirement – It Is Not Just About Money
4 weeks ago

5 Reasons More Boomers Are Working in Retirement – It Is Not Just About Money

Boomers are, true to form, changing the meaning of the word ‘retirement’. If you look it up in any dictionary, retirement is all about stopping work. But even if we can afford to, many of us have no intention of stopping work…
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Keeping Money Secrets from Your Man – Good Idea or Good Grief!
4 weeks ago

Keeping Money Secrets from Your Man – Good Idea or Good Grief!

When I asked the women in our community to share their advice for younger women, a surprising number recommended that their younger sisters keep a separate bank account from their husbands. Read More

My Top Tips on Making Withdrawals from Your Retirement Distribution Sources
4 weeks ago

My Top Tips on Making Withdrawals from Your Retirement Distribution Sources

This is by far one of the most challenging financial areas to consider during your retirement transition phase. Read More

Facing Ageism When Looking for Employment After 60? Don’t Stop Looking – Try Temping!
1 month ago

Facing Ageism When Looking for Employment After 60? Don’t Stop Looking – Try Temping!

Many of us who are of a certain age find ourselves looking for new employment. The reasons are many and varied. What we all have in common though is the reaction we get when we apply for a new position…
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5 Secrets to Feeling Safe Financially After Retirement
1 month ago

5 Secrets to Feeling Safe Financially After Retirement

When retirement is already a fact, it is too late to talk about saving money. What do you do then? In today’s video, Wealth Logic founder and financial expert Allan Roth shares some practical strategies for achieving financial security in retirement. Enjoy the show! Read More