Why women choose wrong when it comes to Social Security

    Why women choose wrong when it comes to Social Security

    A generalization perhaps. Yet ask any financial planning professional he/she will tell you that more often than not, women collect their Social Security far too soon—or too late—depending on their circumstances.  (Rethink Press, 2019) by Retirement Consultant ...
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    Are Your Limiting Beliefs Holding You Back?

    Are Your Limiting Beliefs Holding You Back?

    As a woman of color, I bought into the belief from a young age that I started at a deficit. It didn’t help that statistics showed women made less money for every dollar our male counterparts ...
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    Money Stories: Women over 50

    Money Stories: Women over 50

    As women turn fifty, it is easy to feel anxious about the many challenges we face, not least the practicalities that have to do with money. Women earn on average 23% less than men, meaning that ...
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    How I Became an Ecommerce Entrepreneur After 50

    How I Became an Ecommerce Entrepreneur After 50

    Starting a new career in midlife can be one of the most exciting and gratifying events of your life. I speak from experience as I became an ecommerce entrepreneur at age 54. Here’s why this career ...
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    Lagging Behind on Retirement Planning? Read This

    Lagging Behind on Retirement Planning? Read This

    Women, more than men are often guilty of neglecting their financial goals, especially retirement
    planning. If you are about to hit 50 or already are in your 50’s and still haven’t started on or are lagging
    ...
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    Four Ways to Make “Retirement” Meaningful

    Four Ways to Make “Retirement” Meaningful

    Purpose. Engagement. Consonance. These are all lofty words that—for far too long, and by far too many sources—have been assigned only platitudes and unrealistic goals. It can feel like these ideals are for other people, at ...
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    Whether the Stock Market Soars or Sinks, Stay Cool

    Whether the Stock Market Soars or Sinks, Stay Cool

    Market timing doesn’t work. Have a long-term plan and determine if you’re over- or
    underinvested in U.S. stocks, foreign stocks and bonds. The stock market this past year has given investors both ecstasy and agony. It ...
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    Top 10 Rules for Your Financial Success

    Top 10 Rules for Your Financial Success

    It’s considered a “timeless classic.” You know the story, the kind your parents read to you at bedtime when you were a little girl. The plot is some version of this: Through no fault of her ...
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    What You Can Do Now to Avoid a Paltry Retirement

    According to the study, “a combination of economic and demographic forces has left older Americans with bigger bills and less money to pay them.” Americans approaching retirement today face stagnant incomes, high debt, and paltry 401(k) ...
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    Beware the Tax Trap When You Move to a New State!

    Beware the Tax Trap When You Move to a New State!

    Many people used to be able to deduct all state and local taxes (SALT) on their federal return. That took some of the sting out of living in a high-tax state. But the new tax law ...
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    Should You Buy An Annuity for Your Grandchild?

    Should You Buy An Annuity for Your Grandchild?

    Do you want to do something financially to protect your grandchild?  A trust is one way to leave a legacy, but you’ll need to hire a lawyer to draw it up. And there may be ongoing ...
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    Happier, Healthier and Younger in Retirement

    Happier, Healthier and Younger in Retirement

    From the Former Fortune 100 Company President Fred Sievert We all understand and appreciate the need for sound financial planning during the years preceding retirement. Who among us hasn’t gone online to calculate our retirement “nest-egg” ...
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