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Why Retirees Should Hire a Financial Advisor

In working years, we were making money and socking it away to grow, taking advice and preparing for our future. Now, without salaries, it can be easy to assume our money is a static entity, or we can handle it on our own since the inflow comes from conservative investments and retirement funds. This isn’t so – having a good investment strategy duri...Read More

4 Tips To Talk About Retirement With Your Spouse

When we approach retirement years, we start to conjure up ideas about what life will look like. Everyone has goals and fantasies about the years after work, when children are grown and out of the house, and time is free to spend however we wish. Still, money, lifestyle, and inevitable mishaps are things that every couple needs to address in a groun...Read More

Financial Moves You Should Make Before 2018

In December, it’s easy to start looking at the year ahead. Most of us are planning for the new year, be it for expenses, like a vacation or a major housing repair that’s needed, or for income, we’ll bring in. Each year we come up with new plans and new strategies. But before you get too far ahead of yourself, look at 2017. Now’s the time when you c...Read More

Why Women Over 50 Need to be Money Pros

Baby Boomers are an ambitious bunch. We’ve changed retirement, making it a fulfilling, fun and exciting time, rather than our parents’ old, cranky seniorhood (okay, sometimes we’re cranky too). But some women don’t embrace this time in the same way as others, and it has a lot to do with money. We don’t like to talk about money. It’s uncomfortable, ...Read More

Is Your Partner Financially Faithful?

When we think fidelity, we think extra-marital affair. Another woman, another man, enters the picture, and deception spoils the marriage. But there’s another form of infidelity, and it comes in the form of finances. As with cheating partners, the statistics aren’t very promising. Various studies show that 30 – 40 percent of spouses are financially ...Read More

Why 50-Somethings are Unhappy About Money

If you ask a 50-something if they’re happy with their financial standing, the answer is likely to be, no. This is a surprising new trend. Historically, as we age, we become more and more satisfied with our money situation, however, this is no longer the case. It seems once again, the Boomer generation is changing up the status quo, and it’s affecti...Read More

Retirement: Are You Really Prepared?

We hit our fifties and suddenly the ugly idea of retirement savings pops up. It seemed so far away for so long, it’s almost implausible that retirement could be around the corner. But the fact remains, in a decade, you’re going to stop having an income. But don’t freak out just yet, there are plenty of ways to get ahead of the curve if you aren’t q...Read More

70 is the New 50: Why Our Lives Different Today

You probably remember going to visit your grandparent as a child, and they seemed so old. Only now, you’re their age and frankly, you don’t think you look old and withered like that, in fact, you’re pretty able and mobile. This isn’t your imagination, We Baby Boomers are in greater health than our parents’ and grandparents ever were. This is great,...Read More

Senior are the fastest-growing demographic of Airbnb hosts

Airbnb growth is driven by regular people who use their main housing as a way to generate supplemental income. This is especially true for Airbnb’s growing community of hosts over 50 or more years old.  A new report released by Airbnb highlights the activity of these senior hosts on the Airbnb platform, which shows they are increasingly opening the...Read More

10 Winter Beauty tips for women over 50

Moisturizing, constantly.  The secret to a healthy glow this season? Hydration Dry and cold air may dry and harm your skin, so you need to protect it daily.  Instead of using a lightweight moisturizer, opt for one that complements your skin type, and preferably has all of these components: humectants, hyaluronic acid, collagen, vitamins, and SPF. T...Read More

Do We Improve With Age?

When we think of aging, we tend to think of our bodies falling apart. It’s not a positive notion, and while it’s true, we do need to do more physical maintenance than in any other time in our lives, there are some ways we actually improve as we get older. We should rejoice in our age! Here are scientific ways we tend to peak at from age 50 and olde...Read More

How Successful Aging is More Than Just Retirement

As we age, there’s a stigma about whether we’re doing it all the right way. Successful aging is a concept that’s been around since the 1950s but only became popular in the 1990s with the book, Successful Aging. The idea implies there’s a way to succeed at aging, which we translate to mean there’s a way to fail at it, too. This, of course, isn’t tru...Read More

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