We love our children. We want to support them and watch them grow into stable, happy adults. But sometimes adulthood gets stalled, financially. It’s a normal part of the foray into adulthood; high rent, low pay, high debt, low expendable cash. For your adult children, the trouble with starting out isn’t just learning to manage that paycheck, but to...Read More
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
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.
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
Turning 50 can remind you of the importance of saving money. Retirement may be coming soon, and the high price of fighting the effects of gravity, and getting called “ma’am”. You may even begin dreading mail deliveries and the arrival of your AARP senior discount card because it means you’re official. Don’t toss that card and your newly-minted “sen...Read More
If you’re like most people, the idea of your money running out before you die can keep you up at night. It’s a huge worry, of course, but there are ways to ensure you keep cash flowing, even after you retire. Check out these tips to keep your bank account flush.
Since about 10,000 baby boomers are celebrating their 65th birthday each day, the topic of retirement is thought about more frequently within this generation. Some baby boomers are discovering that even though they have worked toward retiring for decades, they are not as prepared as they need to be. There are some frequent misunderstandings that ba...Read More
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
The way that the media portrays our leading entrepreneurs, you’d be inclined to believe that entrepreneurship is only made for the younger generation, willing to eat ramen noodles and couch surf until their startup “makes it”, if it ever does. What you don’t see is the boom in 50+ entrepreneurs entering into the equation. For those dreaming of turn...Read More
The great George Burns once said “Retirement at sixty-five is ridiculous. When I was sixty-five I still had pimples”. Retirement is not for everybody. A growing number of Baby Boomers are finding that retirement is the perfect time to start your own business.
While Thanksgiving has come and went. Baby boomers can be thankful for a few things this year. During the holiday season, we pause to count our blessings. According to Tracy S. Beard, financial advisor with Savant Capital Management, 2016 has a few reasons for boomers to feel grateful. Boosted Portfolio Values For Baby Boomers 2015 was a flat or ne...Read More